MONITORING WORLDWIDE EDUCATION

 

United States
the algemeiner — July 11, 2017
Are Biased Textbooks Turning Young Americans Against Israel?

Saudi Arabia
The New York Times — July 11, 2017
Saudi Arabia to Offer Physical Education Classes for Girls

India
Huffington Post — July 11, 2017
Gujarat Textbook’s Printing Error Describes Roza As An ‘Infectious Disease’

United States
NPR — July 11, 2017
Reading, Writing And Fracking? What The Oil Industry Teaches Oklahoma Students

Japan
Japan Today — July 10, 2017
Full STEAM ahead: Emi Takemura takes on gender bias in education

India
The Hindu — July 10, 2017
Video Shown to NInth Graders Contradicts Indian Government over ‘Contested’ Regions with China

United States
ABC WBAY — July 10, 2017
Newly introduced bill would create curriculum for gun safety classes in high schools

United States
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette — July 8, 2017
Date set for trial on racial discrimination in Little Rock schools

Pakistan
Pacific Standard — July 7, 2017
In Pakistan, these schools are putting morality back into the curriculum

Indonesia
Free Malaysia Today — July 6, 2017
Indonesian schools breeding intolerance, says report

North Korea
Newsweek — July 6, 2017
How North Korean Children are Taught to Hate Americans

Europe
UNESCO — July 5, 2017
Prevention of violent extremism: the role of educational media

Canada
EDMONTON JOURNAL — July 5, 2017
Education minister tasked with combating hate in Alberta

Zimbabwe
UNESCO — July 4, 2017
Speaking out for gender equality in education: Evernice Munando

Israel
Al-Monitor — July 4, 2017
How Israel’s education minister inserts ideology into schools

UK
Catholic Herald — June 27, 2017
Catholic school adopts ‘gender neutral’ uniform policy, allowing boys to wear skirts

India
Times of India — June 28, 2017
Study finds gender stereotypes aplenty in NCERT textbooks

South Africa
Africa News — June 28, 2017
South African court rules against religious bias in state schools

UK
the algemeiner — June 26, 2017
Haredi Elementary School Fails Government Inspection for Not Teaching about Sexual Orientation

UK
The Sun — June 26, 2017
Primary School Children ‘Shoot  Targets’ with Plastic Guns at Firing Range after Meeting with Armed Cops

Iran
Deutsche Welle (DW) — June 23, 2017
Education for All? Not in Iran

Turkey
The Telegraph (UK) — June 23, 2017
Turkey will Stop Teaching Evolution in Schools, Education Ministry Says

Swaziland
UNESCO — June 22, 2017
Joint Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Education and Training and Science, Technology and Innovation underway in Swaziland

Austria
Daily Sabah (Turkey) — June 22, 2017
Austrian Foreign Minister Calls for Closure of Muslim-Education Preschools

USA
LA Times — June 22, 2017
Do New Texas Textbooks Whitewash Slavery and Segregation?

India
Hindustan Times — June 20, 2017
Punjab Girls to Get Free Education from Kindergarten to PhD

Myanmar
The Japan Times — June 20, 2017
Myanmar Adopts New First-Grade Curriculum with Help from Japan

USA
Houston Chronicle — June 20, 2017
Houston School Superintendent Floats Idea of Adding LGBTQ Issues to History Curriculum

Rwanda
The New Times (allAfrica.com) — June 19, 2017
Education Board Recalls Textbook Trivializing Genocide

Egypt
Middle East Monitor — June 19, 2017
Egypt Removes Mention of 2011 Uprising from School Curriculum

USA
Atlanta Jewish Times — June 19, 2017
Rabbi: Don’t Teach Christmas to Kindergarteners

Nigeria
The Cable — June 16, 2017
Nigeria’s School Curriculum and the Outcry from Christian Leaders

Japan
The Japan Times — June 16, 2017
Sexual Orientation Remains a Taboo Subject in Schools, Leaving Students in the Dark

India
The Times of India — June 13, 2017
All School Boards to Move toward Common Core Curriculum

Australia
THE CONVERSATION   — June 12, 2017
History Textbooks still Imply that Australians are White

India
The Indian EXPRESS — June 10, 2017
Derogatory Word for ‘Jesus’ in Replaced in Textbooks: Govt Orders Probe after Christians Protest

Turkey
ANADOLU POST — June 8, 2017
Turkey Launches Project to School 230,000 Refugee Children

Scotland
THE SCOTSMAN — June 8, 2017
Pupils ‘Act Out’ Terror Attack in Scottish School

India
Hindustan Times — June 8, 2017
In New Rajasthan Textbooks, Ideologue Overshadows Gandhi and Nehru

Southern Africa
UNESCO — June 7, 2017
Zambia Hosts Ugandan Delegation on Sexuality Education Exchange

India
Hindustan Times — June 7, 2017
Textbook Sparks Sexism Controversy

Pakistan
Pakistan Observer — June 3, 2017
Inculcation of Peace Education

Lebanon
YNET  — May 29, 2017
Hezbollah-Affiliated Paper Pans Government for Scrapping Palestinian Issue from Curriculum

Iraq
Al Jazeera — May 27, 2017
Iraq Must Invest in Education to Secure its Future

Thailand
Bangkok Post — May 26, 2017
Opinion: Thai Textbooks Get It Wrong

Pakistan
The Nation — May 26, 2017
Opposition Leader Says Unity Needed to Defeat Extremist Mindset; Others Call for Changes in Curriculum

West Africa
UNESCO — May 24, 2017
Education to Prevent Violent Extremism in West Africa and the Sahel

Africa
THE CONVERSATION — May 22, 2017
The Success of Post-Conflict Peace Studies Rests with Teaching Teachers

Middle East
MEMRI — May 21, 2017
Jihad And Martyrdom In Palestinian Authority Schoolbooks

Nigeria
Daily Trust — May 21, 2017
Boko Haram: Plateau Introduces Peace Education in Primary, Secondary Schools

Europe
Modern Diplomacy —  May 20, 2017
A New Opportunity to Revive the Peace Process, Palestinian and Israeli Youth at the Table – Modern Diplomacy

Middle East
HUFFPOST — May 20, 2017
To Reach Peace, We Must Teach Peace

Qatar
Gulf Times — May 19, 2017
Moza to Stress Education and Peace

Israel
Israel Hayom — May 19, 2017
PA Textbooks Instruct Palestinian Children to Aspire for a ‘Death of Honor’

Philippines
SunStar (Bauio) — May 16, 2017
Gender Bias Noted in K to 12 Books

Pakistan
Daily Times — May 13, 2017
To Coexist, Study Other Religions

South Korea
The New York Times — May 12, 2017
South Korea’s New Leader Abolishes State-Issued History Textbooks

Japan
NPR — May 10, 2017
Alleged Ultra-Nationalist Elementary School Connection Plagues Japanese PM

Turkey
Philos Project — May 8, 2017
Turkey Uncensored: The Brainwashing of Ankara’s Children by the Islamic State

Iraq
United Nations Development Programme — May 7, 2017
Japanese Contribution Goes toward Stabilization, Community Reconciliation and Peace Education

Morocco
Morocco World News — May 7, 2017
The Higher Council for Education: ‘Private Schools Drifting from National and Religious Precepts’

Egypt
Al Fanar — May 5, 2017
Egypt Debates Introducing Electronic Textbooks

Israel
Times of Israel — May 4, 2017
PM Pans Abbas for Falsely Telling Trump ‘Palestinians Teach Peace’

India
Times of India — May 1, 2017
Human Rights in School Textbooks

Vatican
The Boston Globe — April 29, 2017
Pope Francis Warns Muslim World about Violence and Religion

Egypt
Al Monitor — April 25, 2017
Egypt Contemplates Doing Away with Printed Textbooks

Israel
Haaretz — April 25, 2017
Israel to Examine Claims that Religious Content Is Seeping Into Secular School Textbooks

Afghanistan
TIME — April 24, 2017
Give the World’s Women Knowledge and Power, and Peace Will Follow

Jordan
Foreign Policy — April 21, 2017
Sesame Street’s Elmo Reaches Children in Syrian Refugee Camps.

Pakistan
The Gospel Herald — April 20, 2017
Pakistani Schools Continue to Inject Hatred toward Christians through Educational Materials

Turkey
CNN — April 17, 2017
Turkey’s New Curriculum Includes ‘Massive Amounts’ of Religious Text

Jordan
Jordan Times — April 15, 2017
Developing human resources and education imperative for Jordan’s progress

Palestinian Authority
The Jerusalem Post — April 13, 2017
Palestinian Authority Education Ministry Suspends UNRWA Ties Over Textbook Spat

Canada
Middle East Eye — April 11, 2017
Canadian expert advises Iraq on post-ISIS education

Gaza
MEMRI — April 10, 2017
Hamas Program In Gaza High Schools Instructs Students In The Use Of Weapons and Urban Warfare

Gaza
MEMRI — April 10, 2017
Gazan Version Of ‘Snakes and Ladders’ Teach Children about Rockets

Morocco
Morocco World News — April 10, 2017
Minister Puts an End to Conflilct between Philosophy and Islamic Education Professors

Pakistan
Daily Times — April 9, 2017
Pakistan’s Radicalization Problem Begins at School

PA
Gatestone Institute — March 29, 2017
Palestinians: We Have the Right to Poison the Minds of our Children

Middle East
Refugees Deeply — March 29, 2017
Why We Need A Global High School for Refugees

Malaysia
Free Malaysia Today — March 28, 2017
‘Incitement’ or History? Israeli-Palestinian Debate Rages

India
Economic Times — March 28, 2017
Malaysian PM to visit India — Madrasa Curricula on Agenda

Turkey
POLITICO — Feb 15, 2017
Turkey’s new curriculum: More Erdogan, more Islam

Israel
The Jerusalem Post — March 22, 2017
Peace when Jews and Arabs Educate Their Children Together

Egypt
Al-Fanar — March 21, 2017
Can Extremism Be Fought In the Classroom?

New Zealand
New Zealand Herald — March 15, 2017
Lack of Education for Children of Conflict a Stumbling Block to Peace

USA
Duluth News Tribune — Feb. 4, 2017
Evangelical Christians to Help Shape Trump’s Education Agenda

USA
Capital Research — Feb. 2, 2017
The ‘Trump Effect’ on Education

Vatican
Radio Vaticana — January 31, 2017
PCID and WCC to Draw up Document on Education for Peace

Sri Lanka
Daily Mirror — Jan. 28, 2017
Let Peace Begin in Our Schools

UK
Newsmax — Jan. 21, 2017
London College Emails Monitored to Prevent ‘Radicalization’

Iraq
Relief Web — Jan. 18, 2017
UNESCO Calls for Stronger Efforts to Support Educational Institutions in the Middle East

Morocco
Morocco World News — Jan. 11, 2017
Ministry of Education Explains its Position on Islamic Education and Philosophy

EU
Global Times — Nov. 11, 2016
EU to Prevent Radicalization in Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council

USA
Huffington Post — October 10, 2016
Deradicalizing Extremists through Monitoring Curricula

Saudi Arabia
The New York Times — August 25, 2016
Saudis and Extremism: Textbooks Used by ISIS

Lebanon
The Jerusalem Post — Apr 7, 2016
Lebanon Debates Israel‘s Definition as ’the Enemy’ in School Curriculum

Middle East
Daily Beast — March 16, 2016
The ISIS Army That’s Still Unborn

Sweden
Arutz Sheva — Jan 28, 2016
Palestinian Campaign to Indoctrinate Swedish Children