ONLINE ALERT N °247 8 NOVEMBER 2011 NEWS ARTICLES Please note that some of these links will only remain active for a few days. Geographical arrangement is by country of subject or by country of publication if more than one country is covered. PROQUEST DIRECT Articles marked ‘ProQuest’ - Access ProQuest through UNESCO Library or IBE Intranet. (Those who do not have access to ProQuest will need to use the online or interlibrary loan services of their local libraries). AFRICA LIBERIA ASIA AND THE PACIFIC CONTD. TAJIKISTAN 56 Percent Illiterate Population Targeted The New Dawn, 2 November Tajikistan’s madrassas to follow uniform curriculum NAMIBIA EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA IRELAND Institute for Open Learning Upgrades Its Teachers' Course New Era, 1 November NIGERIA National Commission for Education Quality Underway Leadership, 4 November SENEGAL Formation des professeurs à l'université de SaintLouis: L’Ugb de Saint-Louis introduit l’enseignement scientifique Sudquotidien, 5 novembre ZIMBABWE Thousands of Girls Forced Out of Education IRIN, 7 November ARAB STATES QATAR WISE Doha 2011 Nov 1-3: Political will key to education reforms Peninsula, 3 November UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Central Asia One, 7 November Quinn supports proposal to abolish Junior Certificate Irish Times, 4 November "address...“curriculum overload, and rote learning”, ... also provide for “greater creativity and innovation…” EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA USA Improving Success in Developmental Mathematics: An Interview with Paul Nolting Hunter R Boylan. Journal of Developmental Education. Spring 2011. V. 34 (ProQuest) LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN LATIN AMERICA La mitad de los niños latinos sufre acoso escolar Yucatan, 6 de noviembre BOLIVIA Declararán 2012 año de la Educación Plurinacional en Bolivia Prensa Latina, 7 de noviembre CHILE The UAE's history lesson The National, 8 November Chile ocupa ultimos lugares en ranking de competitividad por calidad de educacion La Nacion, 7 de noviembre ASIA AND THE PACIFIC INDIA REPORTS INTERNATIONAL Inclusive education on the rise The Hindu, 3 November Hyderabad:"... steady increase in the number of disabled children attending regular schools in State." Human Development Report UNDP, November 2011 New curriculum for students from next yr Hindustan Times, 5 November SINGAPORE MOE unveils toolkit for teaching character development Straits Times, 8 November Clearer vision, structure for Special Education schools Straits Times, 2 November "A draft framework will be introduced to all 20 special education schools at the end of November" Courtesy of the IBE Documentation Centre To subscribe or unsubscribe to the IBE Alert services please email: [email protected] Please note: Hyperlinks to online materials imply neither responsibility for, nor approval of, the content contained in these materials on the part of UNESCO IBE. These hyperlinks should not be construed as an endorsement by UNESCO IBE of the validity, accuracy or views expressed therein.