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Confronting Southeast Asia’s Big Education Challenge
October 10, 2019

Confronting Southeast Asia’s Big Education Challenge

By David Hutt
Regional countries have yet to confront serious remaining problems in their education systems.

Singapore’s New Yale-NUS Controversy: Was Academic Freedom Violated?
October 10, 2019

Singapore’s New Yale-NUS Controversy: Was Academic Freedom Violated?

By Alicja Polakiewicz
Did the cancellation of an event on dissent challenge the college’s commitment to academic freedom?
Fixing Uzbekistan’s Broken University Admissions Process
May 23, 2019

Fixing Uzbekistan’s Broken University Admissions Process

By Dilnoza Ubaydullaeva
When getting into university is based mostly on an entrance exam, high school doesn't really matter -- only exam prep does.

In Kazakhstan, Regional Inequalities Undercut Overall Educational Progress
May 16, 2019

In Kazakhstan, Regional Inequalities Undercut Overall Educational Progress

By Aigerim Kopeyeva
Looking at the “bigger picture” is not always best.

Kazakhstan's Teachers: Underpaid, Overburdened, and Undervalued
April 17, 2019

Kazakhstan's Teachers: Underpaid, Overburdened, and Undervalued

By Aigerim Kopeyeva
What can be done to better support Kazakhstan's teachers?

In Kazakhstan, Educating Children with Disabilities Remains a Challenge
March 14, 2019

In Kazakhstan, Educating Children with Disabilities Remains a Challenge

By Catherine Putz
Kazakhstan's approach to inclusive education and “negative attitudes” affect the education of children with disabilities.

How Singapore Encourages Lifelong Learning and Workforce Resilience
October 12, 2017

How Singapore Encourages Lifelong Learning and Workforce Resilience

By Robert Kamei
The global economy now demands workers to be nimbler than ever.
Can Test-Obsessed China Change?
September 08, 2017

Can Test-Obsessed China Change?

By Adam Tyner
A look at three paths for Chinese education reform.

Mass Student Deaths in India's Maharashtra Highlight Rights Issues
February 02, 2017

Mass Student Deaths in India's Maharashtra Highlight Rights Issues

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
An investigation in India finds mass mistreatment of tribal children in Maharashtra.

South Asia or India: An Old Debate Resurfaces in California
May 24, 2016

South Asia or India: An Old Debate Resurfaces in California

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Should the subcontinent be referred to South Asia or India, especially in the historical sense?

Why Afghanistan’s Citizens Are Frustrated... And Leaving
November 24, 2015

Why Afghanistan’s Citizens Are Frustrated... And Leaving

By Theodore L. Eliot, Jr. and Karl F. Inderfurth
New public opinion data shows the governance shortcomings of Afghanistan's National Unity Government.
Vietnam’s PISA Surprise
November 01, 2015

Vietnam’s PISA Surprise

By M Niaz Asadullah and Liyanage Devangi Perera
How has the country been able to overcome socioeconomic disadvantages to perform so well?

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