Category Archives: education

Activist Malala is Youngest Winner of Nobel Peace Prize


In my last post about the Nobel, I asked if it is anti-activism. This article seems to rub its answer to my face. But I like that :-) ‘Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi … Continue reading

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The One Laptop Per Child Documentary [Video]


‘The micro and macro threads that WEB follows make it a fascinating film. Interviews with academics, technologists and entrepreneurs tackle the subject on an intellectual level, while watching the excitement of the children as they start using their laptops adds … Continue reading

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Is Your Shopped Food Laced with Addictive Drugs?


An amazing story of how a noodle vendor was caught with his opium-laced food ‘The use of the unusual ingredient – used to make opium – at the restaurant in Yan’an, in Shaanxi province, came to light after one of … Continue reading

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Rolling Jubilee Makes Student Loans Disappear


‘Since November 2012, Rolling Jubilee has purchased and eradicated about $15 million worth of debt arising from unpaid medical bills. Today, the group announced that it has erased $3.9 million in private student loans, including Courtney Brown’s and those of … Continue reading

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The Push Cart High School Philippines Growing Successful


There are very few things that makes me proud being a Filipino. One of them is our world-class teachers. ‘Efren Penaflorida started this Kariton School in 2009 and won the Hero of the Year award by CNN for it. ‘As … Continue reading

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Kids Need To Learn Digital Literacy


And Not How To Code ‘The new narrative in education, echoed from Silicon Valley to Washington, D.C., is: “Everyone should learn to code.” But something’s getting lost in translation between technologists and parents of students around the country. ‘Let’s get … Continue reading

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Who Decides How History Gets Recorded?


‘This shows how the responsibility to record history is not left solely in the hands of journalists. With the mass amounts of information circulating the web, each of us has the responsibility to be mindful individuals by using these readily … Continue reading

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