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World Class Films - Bosnia: Two schools under one roof

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World Class Films - Bosnia: Two schools under one roof Copyrighted image Credit: BBC / OU
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Aug 2012
As the Bosnian government seeks to reintergrate education after the war of the 1990s, Two Schools Under One Roof is a first step.

World Class Films - Ghana: Bringing all students together

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World Class Films - Ghana: Bringing all students together Copyrighted image Credit: BBC / OU
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Jul 2012
The Multikids Academy in Ghana is bringing kids with special or additional needs into mainstream education - not always easy with no national...

Occupy Movement in India

Occupy Movement in India Creative commons image Credit: fabulousfabs under CC-BY-2.0 licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Jun 2012
In 2011, thousands of people occupied city squares to protest against economic and social inequalities. Almost a month later, a plot of government...

Waste products; wasted time; wasted lives: What does a lack of access to sanitation mean?

Waste products; wasted time; wasted lives: What does a lack of access to sanitation mean? Copyrighted image Credit: Pam Furniss
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Jun 2011
Over two and half billion people have no access to sanitation - and that means a lot of people being exposed to health risks. What can be done?

Education in Syria

Education in Syria Copyrighted image Credit: Lion TV
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Feb 2010
Syria is proud of its approach to education. To what extent is that pride valid - and is there room for improvement?

Chinese education: How do things work?

Chinese education: How do things work? Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Mar 2008
Chinese School provides a fascinating insight into the Chinese education system. Here, we provide some background to the stories.

Class struggles

Class struggles Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Mar 2008
Alison Beale reveals what education means in the modern China.

My Chinese schooldays

My Chinese schooldays Copyrighted image Credit: Wang Jin
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Mar 2008
Wang Jin, who currently teaches Chinese in London, grew up in Anhui Province. Here, she describes first-hand daily life in one of our schools:

A Chinese education

A Chinese education Copyrighted image Credit: Alison Beale
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Mar 2008
How does the Chinese system organise itself? As you might expect, there's a fairly firmly defined structure.

Child work and education

Child work and education Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 May 2006
Around the world 246 million children work. And when work gets in the way of school, the impact this can be huge