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Turkish bookworm makes splash on social media
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Turkish secondary school student Atakan Kayalar has become a trending topic on Twitter after someone posted a video of him

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Education the answer to Rohingya kids’ plight
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Children have a right to learn and a right to an education that will support their development, growth and ability

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Putin demands speedy closure of ‘dud’ universities
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the national government to move as quickly as possible to close inefficient domestic universities,

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Digital innovators are trying to plug gaps in Nigeria’s broken education system
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There’s an easy way to check how much of a priority education is to the Nigerian government: look at the

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Sri Lanka: Minister agrees push to attract foreign branch campuses
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Dr Bandula Gunawardane, the new government of Sri Lanka’s higher education minister, has given the green light to several education

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Education 4.0: Is Indonesia ready?
Southeast Asia Education News |

In the endeavour to build the future of any nation, higher education contributes significantly by providing “global competitive talent”. The

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More universities expected to follow Monash’s lead in Indonesia
Southeast Asia Education News |

Monash University’s Jakarta campuses could be the first of many foreign university offshoots on Indonesian soil, as another big economy

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Vietnam universities break into top 1,000 in global ranking
Southeast Asia Education News |

Tertiary education in Vietnam has achieved greater fame on the global academic map with two universities entering the world top

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The economic reality for Malaysia’s youth
Southeast Asia Education News |

Recently, I shared a story about a young Malaysian who came from a poor background, did well in his SPM,

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More and more graduates are facing unemployment in Malaysia
Southeast Asia Education News |

The unemployment situation among graduates has grown from a matter of gnawing concern to an issue that leaves furrows in

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World’s first Yoga University outside India to now start postgraduate courses in the USA
India Education News |

World’s first yoga university outside India would start its post graduation course later this year in the US along with

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No jobs for moderately educated women in India; less educated women still have a chance: World Bank
India Education News |

If you are a moderately educated woman, you are significantly less likely to grab a job in India, compared to

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