University leavers to be offered internships

University leavers who fail to find work at the end of their courses this summer could be offered modestly-paid internships under a new Government scheme, it has emerged. Continue reading


Arab world adult education conference held in tunisia

A three-day conference on adult education and building a knowledge society in the Arab world opened on Monday in Gammarth, Tunisia. Titled “Investing in adult learning: Building knowledge and learning societies in the Arab region”, it is one of five preparatory regional conferences for Unesco’s Sixth International Conference on Adult Education, Confintea VI, which will take place in May in Belém, Brazil. Continue reading

Kan. lawmaker seeks audit for case of missing boy

A state senator wants to know if the Kansas social services department had any contact with an 11-year-old boy who went missing a decade ago but whose disappearance wasn’t reported until this month. Continue reading

School suspends students over facebook hate campaign

Almost 30 girls have been suspended from a London school for launching a “hate campaign” against a teacher on social networking website Facebook.

The pupils, aged 11 to 18, were removed from classes at Grey Coat Hospital School in Westminster after signing up as members of a group entitled The Hate Society. Continue reading

Labour’s graduates aren’t getting jobs

After 12 years of school, four years of university and a degree in business management, Grant Bostock was last week sitting on a factory production line checking the solder on electronic circuit boards. If the solder was not complete, he dabbed an extra bit on. Continue reading

Asia University for Women: For a better world

Perhaps it is only fitting in this time of dismal economic news that Bangladesh, a country known principally for natural disasters and human misery, provides an inspiring and uplifting story to relieve the gathering gloom. Continue reading

Activities mark Vietnamese students’ day

34 university students from HCM City, who got the highest grades in their graduation exams, were honored at ‘Nguyen Khi Quoc Gia’ (National Treasure), a program jointly hosted by Dong A (East Asian) Bank and HCMC TV at the Independence Palace. Each top student was awarded a medal and VND2 million ($113) by the Bank. Continue reading