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.


CEU: Renowned university 'forced out' of Hungary

Move seen as part of wider campaign by Hungarian government targeting billionaire philanthropist.

George Soros-funded CEU 'forced out' of Budapest


Nigeria: Striking teachers, rigid government and students’ misery

Classrooms in some government-owned universities are empty as the month-long teacher strike shows no sign of ending.


Tuk tuk library bringing joy to Jakarta's poor children

The mobile library bringing books to children in some of Jakarta's poorest neighbourhoods.

Tuk tuk library brings joy of books to Jakarta's poorest children


Deadline ends for Hungary, Soros-funded university to reach deal

Alarm raised over academic freedom as CEU looks to relocate having failed to settle legal disputes with Hungary.

Deadline ends for Hungary, Soros-funded university to reach deal


Top Hungary university forced to shut down

Critics believe is part of efforts to silence dissenting voices by closing the Central European University in Budapest.

United States

One in 10 New York school students is homeless

To tackle problem of homelessness in school system, additional fund of $40m is being provided.

US Midterms 2018

Young voters: We can march, shout and walk out, but we must vote

A network of youth organisations calls on students to leave class at 10am local time and head to polling stations.

Young voters: We can march, shout and walk out, but we must vote

US Midterms 2018

Nearly 1,500 educators are running in the US midterms

More than 1,450 former and current educators are running for US state legislative seats in midterm elections.

US teachers running in midterms: I hope we're at a tipping point

Latin America

Colombia protests: Anger over education funding

Colombian students lead nation-wide protest over higher-education budget cuts.


Above the Rubble: Bedouin schools threatened with demolition

Tents for classrooms, no electricity and no computers and even still they're threatened with Israeli demolition. We take you to the undersupplied schools for Bedouin children in the occupied West Bank.

US & Canada

Harvard on trial over alleged discrimination against Asians

Lawsuit challenges the use of race as a factor in the Ivy League school's admissions and enrollment process.

United States

Harvard sued for discriminating against Asian American applicants

One of the world's top universities defends a civil rights-era policy that seeks to lift up black and Hispanic minorities, but Asian Americans allege it penalises them for their race.

Middle East

In Yemen, children clamber over rubble to get to school

How the Saudi-Emirati led war in Yemen makes the task of going to school anything but simple.