Asia Education

SKorean star professor under fire amid violence complaints

By Wed, Feb 23, 2011 11:37AM UTC

Kim In-hye, a popular soprano and a professor at Seoul National University, went under fire as allegations broke out that she habitually used violence on her students for over 10 years. A small complaint filed by her students has turned into a conflagration as more whistle blowers emerge, revealing institutionalized violence rampant in country’s music education system. Kim is now temporarily suspended from her

Inter-school violence and the value of life in Thailand

By Tue, Feb 22, 2011 7:16PM UTC

by James Goyder When I was school boy violent threats, generally of a far fetched nature, were a matter of routine, but occasions on which anyone came to actual physical harm were few and far between. The most extreme example I can remember is when someone on their way to

Ten tips for success as an exchange student

By Fri, Feb 18, 2011 11:13AM UTC

As the International Student Coordinator for Riverstone International School, in Boise, Idaho, in the United States, I have the joy of meeting students from a wide variety of cultures who have chosen to study in the western United States for part of their high school years. Ultimately, everyone does very

Philippines: Youth solon wants senior citizens to go online

By Thu, Feb 17, 2011 3:37PM UTC

The Philippines’ lone youth representative in the Philippine Congress has taken up the cause of providing computer literacy training for senior citizens, and hoping have them ride the information superhighway a la “Lola Techie”, the popular grandmother character behind a string of telco advertisements. Filed by Kabataan (Youth) Partylist Representative

Pre-departure video for international students studying in Australia

By Thu, Feb 17, 2011 1:07PM UTC

The decision to study in an overseas country is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. That’s why it’s essential you make the right choice. CQUniversity is a public university and one of the most engaged, supportive and responsive universities in Australia. At CQUniversity, we’re committed to ensuring