Asia Education

Pakistan’s terminally ill schools

By Mon, Feb 15, 2010 2:19PM UTC

Outdated materials and obsolete techniques characterize the school system. The prescription is a complete overhaul, reports Asia Sentinel  In accordance with a traditional understanding that continues to be widely followed in South Asia by many educationists, the process of learning today is still largely by rote. There is little or

ASEAN intervention on human rights issues

By Mon, Feb 15, 2010 8:34AM UTC

JAKARTA, Indonesia (February 15) – An interesting development in the massacre in Ampatuan, Maguindanao (Philippines) which claimed the lives of at least 30 Filipino journalists is the decision of the widows to bring the case to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) whose secretariat is based in this city. In early February, lawyers

I am off to the IPL

By Mon, Feb 15, 2010 2:02AM UTC

As I prepare to pack my bags for my tenth cricket tour of India I realise that this time it will be different. I am going to the biggest sporting event in the world Indian Premier League or IPL as it is known. 

What do South East Asian students want to know about studying in Perth?

By Mon, Feb 15, 2010 2:01AM UTC

Hi.  My name is Holly and I’m the Regional Manager for South East Asia at Murdoch University. As part of this job I am fortunate to travel throughout South East Asia, and beyond on occasion, providing information to students (and their families) interested in studying in Australia.  It’s also great

International education the key to future success

By Sun, Feb 14, 2010 10:21PM UTC

    By Thomas F. Skipper, Minister-Counselor for Public Affairs, US Embassy, Beijing Access to education is one of the most important, fundamental factors affecting the ability to realize one’s full potential.  Like families in China, Americans place a high value on education.  Governments in both countries make quality education