October news review

We’re back with our round up of education news from around the world in October!

In this episode we discuss parents protesting large class sizes in China, returning to school in a post-conflict zone, the International Maths Olympiad and facial recognition technology in schools.

Hosted by Emma Russo & Alice Roots.

 

Links to articles referenced in this episode:

 1.    Parents protesting large class sizes in China

https://www.economist.com/china/2018/09/13/anger-grows-in-china-over-school-crowding

2.    Headteachers’ polite protest in England
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-45665122

3.    Going back to school in a warzone
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45355532

4.    International Maths Olympiad website

https://www.imo-official.org/

5.    Facial recognition technology in schools
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/05/17/chinese-school-uses-facial-recognition-monitor-student-attention/