Education

Los Angeles teachers approve contract deal to end strike

Teachers' union says supermajority of its 30,000 members back tentative agreement reached with school officials.

Los Angeles teachers approve contract deal to end strike

Education

LA teachers, school district reach tentative deal to end strike

Union members are expected to vote on the deal on Tuesday, meaning teachers are likely to be back to work on Wednesday.

LA teachers, school district reach tentative deal to end strike

Witness

Taiwan School Bank Experiment: Money Lessons for Life

A school in Taiwan uses a controversial social experiment to teach students the value of money.

Labour

Striking LA teachers hopeful as union leaders urge rally

Some 30,000 teachers who have gone without a contract for nearly a year walked off the job on Monday.

Striking LA teachers hopeful as union leaders urge rally

United States

LA teachers strike for 'practically same reasons' as 29 years ago

Thousands of educators strike for better wages and conditions, the same reasons many joined the last stoppage in 1989.

LA teachers strike for 'practically same reasons' as 29 years ago

Education

LA teachers strike: Educators demand better conditions and pay

More than 30,000 LA teachers walked off the job after negotiations for improved compensation and work conditions failed.

Asia Pacific

Indonesia: Calls to include disaster education at schools

Among 6,000 schools in Jakarta, only 165 have been taught how to respond in case of an emergency.

Pakistan

Major Langlands, Pakistan's favourite headteacher, dies at 101

Geoffrey Langlands, a British major who witnessed India's partition, became one of Pakistan's most respected teachers.

Major Langlands, Pakistan's favourite headteacher, dies at 101

Philippines

'It gets scary': Indigenous schools feel heat in restive Mindanao

Martial law creating more problems for Lumad on troubled island as Philippine government battles Communist rebels.

'It gets scary': Indigenous schools feel heat in restive Mindanao

Rohingya

Rohingya facing 'lost generation' of children out of school

Ban on formal schooling, poor resources leave children of mostly Muslim minority without basic education, report warns.

Rohingya facing 'lost generation' of children out of school

Migrants

The kindergarten giving hope to refugees in Morocco

Run by Yemeni refugees, the school has given hope to migrants and refugees in Morocco, a country fighting unemployment.

The kindergarten giving hope to refugees in Morocco

Human Rights

Rights groups want to end Tanzania's school ban on young mothers

Tanzanian President John Magufuli banned teenage mothers from returning to public schools in a decree.

Asia Pacific

Tanzania's teenage mums: Government bans mothers from school

Banned from school, Tanzania forces pregnant girls to choose between an education and their unborn child.

Nigeria

Nigeria: Misery for students as university lecturers strike

Students say they are facing a bleak future as labour deadlock between the government and professors continues.

Radicalised Youth

Never Again: America's Battle of the Bullets

How surviving a high school mass shooting has turned some students into activists for and against US gun control reform.