Asia Education

Recession’s pinprick effect on carbon emissions

By Mon, Nov 22, 2010 7:02PM UTC

We’re back on track for the next international Olympic hot-air competition as the UN talks on climate change start in Cancun next week. One base-topic will be the latest piece of research on carbon emissions from the Global Carbon Project, a network of researchers around the world. Their figures for last

GW Law introduces new Business & Finance LL.M. program

By Thu, Nov 18, 2010 10:20PM UTC

GW Law is proud to announce its new LL.M. in Business and Finance Law. The Law School’s ongoing and in-depth relationship with regulators and business leaders nationally and abroad provides students with exceptional opportunities for study and internships. “We are excited about the addition of the Business and Finance LL.M.

Class size versus teacher quality

By Thu, Nov 18, 2010 2:10PM UTC

A recent research project undertaken by the Grattan Institute in Melbourne, Australia revealed that teachers are more important than class size.  Over the past few decades, Australia has spent a lot of money on education initiatives to reduce class size, yet this does not seem to have significantly improve schooling

Filipino student kicked out of Korean school for being gay

By Thu, Nov 18, 2010 12:27PM UTC

Original article in Korean is here. His light purple eyeshadow glowed softly over his long eyelashes. He has neat bobbed hair. He is 24-year-old “P”, a gay (homosexual) man from The Philippines who appears to be a woman. He has been attending a Catholic graduate school in Seoul since September.

Corporal punishment alternatives manual delayed

By Wed, Nov 17, 2010 12:24PM UTC

Original article in Korean is here. The Seoul Office of Education has pledged that by the end of the month it will distribute to schools a “Corporal Punishment Ban Manual” that was supposed to be available at the beginning of the current week. Schools and educational groups had asked for

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