Lost lessons: N. Koreans get ‘re-education’ in the South
13 July 2019 | 6:09 am
North Koreans who escape from their impoverished country often struggle in the South from a lack of basic knowledge. Wooridul School in Seoul is a special-purpose academy which offers defectors free education.
23 Mar 2022
A Nigerian school is targeting students from poor families to give them a chance to excel at science, technology, engineering and mathematics for 100 naira (0.25 cents) fee a day, hoping they can hone skills that can help their families climb out of poverty. Faridat Bakare, an 12-year-old student has developed a solar-powered prototype car as she sets her eyes on becoming an engineer.
24 Mar 2022
During French Press and Media in Schools Week from March 21 to 26, the FRANCE 24 Observers team when to meet a class of students from the Paul Valéry high school in Paris. We answered their questions about disinformation and exchanged tips on how to sort the real from the fake. This report covers our experience, and ends with an image the students verified themselves.
4 Apr 2022
South Korea's defense ministry has said that North Korea fired an existing intercontinental ballistic missile and not a new one in last week's test launch.
19 Apr 2022
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23 Apr 2022
Outgoing South Korean President Moon Jae-in staked his legacy on improving ties with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Moon's conservative successor is expected to handle things differently.
2 May 2022
With classes held remotely following Russia's invasion, one school in western Ukraine has become a shelter for internally displaced people. They have come from some of the areas worst affected by the war.
10 May 2022
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11 May 2022
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20 May 2022
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has upended its education system. Ukrainian officials say Russian forces have shelled over 1,000 schools, fully destroying nearly 100 of them. Not even educational facilities serving as emergency shelters have been spared. Still, teachers across the country are doing what they can to continue to offer a safe education. Among them is Zoya Lytvyn, a Ukrainian entrepreneur and education expert. She joined us for Perspective.
22 May 2022
DW’s Emmanuelle Chaze visited a school camp in a western Ukrainian town. There, locals have mobilized resources and manpower to give displaced children a safe haven.
25 May 2022
Striking school cooks in Ghana want a year's backdated salary and an increased feeding grant. Caterers blame soaring prices on the war in Ukraine. Millions of children will not be fed until the issues are resolved.
25 May 2022
A teenager shot dead 19 children at an elementary school in the small city of Uvalde, officials said. US President Joe Biden called for stricter gun laws, asking when "are we going to stand up to the gun lobby?"
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A court in Iran gave a jail sentence of more than 10 years to a young couple that appeared in a viral video. In violation of the laws of the Islamic Republic, they danced near one of Tehran's most famous landmarks.
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An eminent scientist is calling for urgent new work to protect and even enhance underground fungal networks that could provide part of the solution to climate change.
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Pope Francis starts a historic trip to Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan on Tuesday - two countries where protracted conflicts have displaced millions.
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Chelsea reportedly bid 120 million euros for Benfica's Enzo Fernandez in what would be break the record for the largest British transfer.
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Warsaw has announced "unprecedented" plans to ratchet up spending on its military and security following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Poland is already among NATO's top spenders when adjusted for its GDP.