TOL/OSF Open Society Education News - October 2013
TOL runs a program funded by the Open Society Foundations (OSF) designed to train journalists and to write on education topics with the aim to raise public awareness on education issues around the world. As part of the project, we issue a bi-monthly newsletter including news provided by the Education Support Program (ESP) of the Open Society Foundations and by partners from the Open Society Education Network (OSEN).
Testing the Teachers Are Georgiaâ€™s educators really as bad as their shockingly high exam-failure rate suggests? For three years Georgian teachers have failed to make the grade in state certification tests.
Absurd espionage charges against an academic and two young men would be funny if the stakes werenâ€™t so high.
A Better Start in Slovakia The question of how to promote equal access to education for Romani children in Slovakia is a difficult one. One solution that has seen some success is the Roma Education Fundâ€™s ongoing program on early childhood education and care.
Around the world, local organisations use football as a tool to address social challenges in areas such as health, peace building, childrenâ€™s rights and education, social integration and gender equality.