VOA News: Education Thu, 20 Aug 2009 16:24:22 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America US, Other Education Officials Get Lesson in School Success Thu, 20 Aug 2009 16:24:22 +0200 Thu, 20 Aug 2009 16:24:22 -0400 Thu, 20 Aug 2009 16:24:22 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/americanlife/2009-08-20-voa28.cfm?rss=education Singapore hosts international forum on best way to educate students "www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2009-08-20-voa28.cfm?RSS=Education" Medgar Evers School is Rare Inner City Success Story Sat, 22 Aug 2009 17:22:14 +0200 Sat, 22 Aug 2009 17:22:14 -0400 Sat, 22 Aug 2009 17:22:14 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-22-voa24.cfm?rss=education Medgar Evers serves around 900 largely poor, African-American children "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-22-voa24.cfm?RSS=Education" Maputo Protocol Ratification Sparks Row in Cameroon Tue, 25 Aug 2009 18:26:23 +0200 Tue, 25 Aug 2009 18:26:23 -0400 Tue, 25 Aug 2009 18:26:23 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-08-25-voa47.cfm?rss=education Opponents say endorsement paves way to legalization of abortion, homosexuality   "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-08-25-voa47.cfm?RSS=Education" Two Degrees, One University for Shivam Pandey Wed, 26 Aug 2009 03:13:51 +0200 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 03:13:51 -0400 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 03:13:51 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/americanlife/2009-08-26-voa3.cfm?rss=education it was kind of expected from me to take my education very seriously and it was important enough for me to make a decision that I needed to leave my home country and study here so that I could get the kind of education that I really wanted for myself. "www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2009-08-26-voa3.cfm?RSS=Education" Japanese Campaign Focuses on Child Care Wed, 26 Aug 2009 11:56:49 +0200 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 11:56:49 -0400 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 11:56:49 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa11.cfm?rss=education Country's largest parties trying to woo voters with promises of cheaper day care and more child allowances "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa11.cfm?RSS=Education" Zimbabwe Teachers Association Threatens New Strike Next Week Fri, 28 Aug 2009 18:49:28 +0200 Fri, 28 Aug 2009 18:49:28 -0400 Fri, 28 Aug 2009 18:49:28 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-08-28-voa49.cfm?rss=education ZIMTA announced its latest action demanding an increase in teacher salaries of up to US$700 a month compared with the current entry level wage of US$170 "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-08-28-voa49.cfm?RSS=Education" Another Zimbabwe Teacher Strike Looming As Talks Fail to Materialize Mon, 31 Aug 2009 18:16:26 +0200 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 18:16:26 -0400 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 18:16:26 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-08-31-voa31.cfm?rss=education Education Minister David Coltart said he met with Finance Minister Tendai Biti seeking a solution, adding he hoped Biti would be present if he meets with teachers Tuesday "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-08-31-voa31.cfm?RSS=Education" 'Sesame Street' to Combat Swine Flu Tue, 01 Sep 2009 15:53:15 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 15:53:15 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 15:53:15 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa27.cfm?rss=education US government enlists popular children's show for health campaign designed to battle likely swine flu resurgence "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa27.cfm?RSS=Education" Ministers Meet With Teacher Representatives, But Strike Appears in Offing Tue, 01 Sep 2009 19:41:24 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 19:41:24 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 19:41:24 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-09-01-voa45.cfm?rss=education Sources who attended the meeting said Biti offered proof that the government does not have funds to boost teacher salaries and asked for patience on the part of all civil servants "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-09-01-voa45.cfm?RSS=Education" Zimbabwe Teachers Divided Over Strike as New School Term Begins Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:40:22 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:40:22 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:40:22 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-09-02-voa55.cfm?rss=education The Zimbabwe Teachers Association has demanded an increase in salaries of up to US$700 a month compared with the current entry level wage of US$170 "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-09-02-voa55.cfm?RSS=Education"