France takes action to combat school bullying
The French Government has announced new measures to curb the growing problem of bullying in French schools. The move comes after the suicide of two children this year, one of them earlier this month days after the new school year began. ...
Student loan scams surge as payments resume
Current and former college students have been uncertain about student loans for the past few years. Now that loan payments are about to resume after a 3-year pause, scammers are targeting them, claiming to offer help.
Student loan repayments set to restart in October
Federal student loan borrowers will have to begin repaying their loans in October for the first time since the pandemic pause.
Nonprofits fighting period poverty in Ghana
Ghana has some of the most expensive women's hygiene products in Africa, due to import taxes. The cost is causing period poverty, with girls missing out on school during menstruation.
South Korean educators demand protections amid suicides
The suicide of a young teacher in her classroom has galvanized South Korean teachers who have rallied to demand legal protections. Thousands attended a memorial for the woman at her school, demonstrators were out in front of the National...
Pandemic childcare stimulus to end in U.S
The U.S administration is planning to end stimulus payments to childcare businesses within two weeks that started during the pandemic. Now there are concerns that thousands of daycare centres could close and workers left without care.
Sudan's teachers struggle as salaries halt amid conflict
Since mid-April, Sudan's more than 4 million public sector employees have faced dire living conditions. The power struggle between the army and the RSF paramilitary group has stopped their salary payments. Among these employees, teachers...
U.S. students go back to school in extreme heat
Millions of students are returning to schools with little or no air conditioning during sweltering heat. Many teachers are pushing for more air conditioning.
Russian war propaganda enters the classroom
With examples of heroism of Russian soldiers in Ukraine and righteous justification for the invasion, the new Russian school curriculum brings Kremlin talking points to the classroom.
Teacher shortages plague parts of Canada
A shortage of teachers is impacting many school boards across the country. The situation in Quebec is so dire that the province says it will have to put unqualified people in schools to supervise classrooms.
Childcare, school, and war in Ukraine
From childcare issues to classrooms made into bomb shelters, the new school year in Ukraine shows how families are dealing with education after four years of war and COVID.
Indigenous languages see revival in Australian schools
Indigenous languages that verged on extinction in Australia are seeing a resurgence in schools. Reuters visited several schools in New South Wales to find out why.
Ukrainian children to attend school underground
Forced to shield its schoolchildren from the threat of supersonic Russian missiles fired at short range, Ukraine's eastern metropolis of Kharkiv has built dozens of classrooms in metro stations to allow some pupils to return to in-person...
Lebanese schools risk closure amid economic crisis
Lebanon’s cash-strapped government says it has secured only a third of the $150m needed for the coming school year. The education sector is suffering as a result of failed policies and a deep economic crisis.
Federal Student Loans repayments set to restart
Millions of Americans across the country are preparing for federal student loan repayments to start again this fall after nearly a three-year hiatus because of COVID-19. But that additional financial burden is leaving borrowers worried a...
Women have few rights left in Taliban's Afganistan
Since retaking control of the country, the Taliban have imposed far-reaching restrictions on women and girls, such as barring them from attending secondary schools and universities and working in many jobs. In fact, there's little left t...
Russia caught rewriting the history books
Kremlin aide Vladimir Medinsky has published four history textbooks for 16- to 18-year-old schoolchildren giving a completely revised interpretation of the fall of the Soviet Union, the Putin era and the causes of the Ukraine war.
Texas boosts security in schools over shootings
With the start of the new school year not far away, the safety of students and staff remains a top concern. Schools in Texas are now required by law to add armed security guards and introduce other security measures, but some students sa...
U.S. schools struggle to fill teacher vacancies
With summer waning and kids soon to fill classrooms, schools nationwide are trying desperately to fill open positions. The U.S. Department of Education found nearly half (45%) of public schools started the 2022-2023 school year without a...
Booksellers, publishers sue Texas over book ban bill
Booksellers, authors and publishers filed a lawsuit in a Texas federal court on Tuesday seeking to block a new state bill that bans "sexually explicit" books from public schools.
Football fever grips Vietnamese-Australian kids
Vietnam are taking part in their first Women's World Cup ever, inspiring a whole new generation of young footballers. DW's Janek Speight visited a Vietnamese grassroots academy in Australia, where barriers and stereotypes are being broke...
Japan pushes to close gender gap in STEM
In Japan, the lack of women in STEM has been drawing criticism for years. The Japanese government is now taking action to fix this gender gap quickly, with a few strategies that include women's quota in colleges.
Universities could save local newspapers
Journalism students report for local newspapers across the state providing valuable hyper-local community coverage, at no cost to the papers benefiting from their stories. "A lot of these are community newspapers that have one reporter a...
Med school admissions impacted by affirmative action
In California, UC Davis medical school could be a model for what post-affirmative action med school admissions might look like. It's ranked the third-most diverse medical school in the country, and they haven't used characteristics like ...
Training industrial workers in America
The US industrial drive may be starting to reshape higher education in America. Here's how Tennessee's offer of free education in partnership with giant car manufacturers is starting to pay off
41% of Americans don't know Fourth of July history
A new survey found some Americans don't know the meaning behind the 4th of July, with many respondents incorrectly guessing the founding date of the country.
Biden reveals new student debt relief plan after blow
The United States Supreme Court has rejected plans by President Joe Biden to cancel 430 billion dollars of student loan debt. This was a key campaign promise when he ran for President in 2020. But Biden has vowed to fight on.
Supreme Court blocks Biden's student loan relief
The U.S Supreme Court on Friday blocked President Joe Biden's plan to cancel $430 billion in student loan debt - a move that had been intended to benefit up to 43 million Americans and fulfil a campaign promise.
Experts describe extreme conditions of the deep ocean
As news spread that a submersible craft taking visitors down to the wreckage of famed Titanic has imploded, experts at a Phoenix area school that trains students on how to work under the ocean describe the extreme conditions, as well as ...