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  •  - Children write with chalk while celebrating Shreepanchami festival at a temple in Kathmandu

    Children write with chalk while celebrating Shreepanchami festival at a temple in Kathmandu

    Posted: 2/7/2011 11:56:24 PM EST
    Children write with chalk while celebrating Shreepanchami festival at a temple in Kathmandu February 8, 2011. Children are given their first writing and reading lessons at the temple during this festival in the belief that the goddess of education Saraswati will help them excel in education. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: EDUCATION SOCIETY)
  •  - US first lady Michelle Obama speaks at a town hall meeting with students at St. Xavier College in Mumbai

    US first lady Michelle Obama speaks at a town hall meeting with students at St. Xavier College in Mumbai

    Posted: 11/7/2010 2:52:53 AM EST
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks at a town hall meeting with students at St. Xavier College in Mumbai November 7, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: POLITICS EDUCATION)
  •  - To match feature EGYPT-EDUCATION/

    To match feature EGYPT-EDUCATION/

    Posted: 10/6/2010 10:31:51 AM EST
    Egyptian school students walk outside a school in a Giza neighbourhood on the outskirts of Cairo, September 28, 2010. Egypt's secondary education needs an overhaul, teachers and employers say. High school teaching, based mostly on rote, does not give students practical skills, leaving them unprepared for college and hindering their transition to the workplace. Picture taken September 28, 2010. To match feature EGYPT-EDUCATION/ REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: EDUCATION SOCIETY)
  •  - Students of the Islamic Educational College School celebrate as they prepare to release coloured balloons in Amman

    Students of the Islamic Educational College School celebrate as they prepare to release coloured balloons in Amman

    Posted: 10/5/2010 8:05:42 AM EST
    Students of the Islamic Educational College School celebrate as they prepare to release coloured balloons in Amman October 5, 2010. Hundreds of students from IECS on Tuesday released these balloons, which were tagged with handwritten paper messages, as part of celebrations to mark Teachers' Day in Jordan. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji (JORDAN - Tags: EDUCATION SOCIETY)
  •  - US Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke leans on the podium as he listens to a question during an appearance at Princeton University in Princeton New Jersey

    US Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke leans on the podium as he listens to a question during an appearance at Princeton University in Princeton New Jersey

    Posted: 9/24/2010 7:35:20 PM EST
    U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke leans on the podium as he listens to a question during an appearance at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, September 24, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS EDUCATION BUSINESS)
  •  - Schoolchildren look at replicas of unexploded ordnance displayed during an educational campaign in Bint Jbeil, southern Lebanon

    Schoolchildren look at replicas of unexploded ordnance displayed during an educational campaign in Bint Jbeil, southern Lebanon

    Posted: 9/15/2010 8:20:05 AM EST
    Schoolchildren look at replicas of unexploded ordnance displayed during an educational campaign in Bint Jbeil, southern Lebanon, September 15, 2010. The Lebanese army held an awareness campaign for schoolchildren teaching them to identify mines and unexploded ordnance in several regions in southern Lebanon. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho (LEBANON - Tags: MILITARY EDUCATION)
  •  - Men pose in Brett Bailey's art installation "Exhibit A: German South-West Africa" in Vienna

    Men pose in Brett Bailey's art installation "Exhibit A: German South-West Africa" in Vienna

    Posted: 5/16/2010 6:02:33 PM EST
    Men pose in Brett Bailey's art installation "Exhibit A: German South-West Africa" in front of photographs of heads of beheaded men at the Museum of Ethnology in Vienna May 16, 2010. With "Exhibit A", author, director and designer Bailey explores the complexities of post-colonial Africa and puts real people on display in the Vienna Museum of Ethnology to question both our historical and current view of the ?hopeless continent?. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer (AUSTRIA - Tags: EDUCATION SOCIETY ODDLY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
  •  - Bolivian indigenous women from El Alto city sit during a protest rally to demand for the President Evo Morales government to put more teachers in schools, in La Paz

    Bolivian indigenous women from El Alto city sit during a protest rally to demand for the President Evo Morales government to put more teachers in schools, in La Paz

    Posted: 4/29/2010 3:50:34 PM EST
    Bolivian indigenous women from El Alto city sit during a protest rally to demand for the President Evo Morales government to put more teachers in schools, in La Paz, April 29, 2010. REUTERS/David Mercado (BOLIVIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS EDUCATION SOCIETY)
  •  - School Children play in class at "Martires de Tarara" primary school in Havana

    School Children play in class at "Martires de Tarara" primary school in Havana

    Posted: 11/24/2009 9:26:14 PM EST
    School children play in class at "Martires de Tarara" primary school in Havana November 24, 2009. Universal free education is one of the pillars of the socialist society built in Cuba since Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA EDUCATION SOCIETY)
  •  - Speller Tim Ruiter from Centerville, Virginia signs autographs during a  break in the finals of the 2009 National Spelling Bee in Washington

    Speller Tim Ruiter from Centerville, Virginia signs autographs during a break in the finals of the 2009 National Spelling Bee in Washington

    Posted: 5/28/2009 10:00:46 PM EST
    Speller Tim Ruiter from Centerville, Virginia signs autographs during a break in the finals of the 2009 National Spelling Bee in Washington, May 28, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES EDUCATION SOCIETY)
  •  - To match feature BRITAIN-ANTARCTICA/TRAINING

    To match feature BRITAIN-ANTARCTICA/TRAINING

    Posted: 10/5/2008 8:49:57 PM EST
    Scientists learn how to put up a tent in a field at Yeld Farm in the English Midlands as part of a training course to prepare for life in Antarctica in this September 17, 2008 file photo. There hasn't been a glacier in England since the Ice Age so Antarctic scientists flock to the muddy field to learn how to survive on the world's coldest continent. Picture taken September 17, 2008. To match feature BRITAIN-ANTARCTICA/TRAINING REUTERS/Alister Doyle/Files (BRITAIN)
  •  - Australia's PM Rudd delivers 29th annual Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Singapore Lecture in Singapore

    Australia's PM Rudd delivers 29th annual Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Singapore Lecture in Singapore

    Posted: 8/12/2008 3:41:30 AM EST
    Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd delivers the 29th annual Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) Singapore Lecture in Singapore August 12, 2008. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash (SINGAPORE)
  •  - An empty classroom is seen in al-Aqsa University in Gaza

    An empty classroom is seen in al-Aqsa University in Gaza

    Posted: 4/15/2008 7:16:11 AM EST
    An empty classroom is seen in al-Aqsa University in Gaza April 15, 2008. Two major Gaza universities suspended classes on Tuesday, saying a fuel crisis in the Hamas-controlled territory was making it difficult for students to travel to school. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem (GAZA)
  •  - School children wearing Santa Claus masks sit in their classroom in Siliguri

    School children wearing Santa Claus masks sit in their classroom in Siliguri

    Posted: 12/18/2007 5:51:44 AM EST
    School children wearing Santa Claus masks sit in their classroom during Christmas celebrations at a school in the northeastern Indian city of Siliguri December 18, 2007. Christmas is a popular festival in India and is celebrated widely across the country. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri (INDIA)
  •  - Students walk through waster to get to a classroom in Taytay, Rizal province, north of Manila

    Students walk through waster to get to a classroom in Taytay, Rizal province, north of Manila

    Posted: 7/18/2007 2:24:00 AM EST
    Students walk through waster to get to a classroom at Sitio Tapayan elementary school in Taytay, Rizal province, north of Manila July 18, 2007. Teachers claim that the school grounds, built on a former garbage dump site, have no drainage and are constantly inundated with water. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES)
  •  - Yang practises at the Wushu department of a physical education school in Changzhi

    Yang practises at the Wushu department of a physical education school in Changzhi

    Posted: 7/3/2007 11:26:54 PM EST
    Yang Juan, 8, practises at the Wushu department of a physical education school in Changzhi, north China's Shanxi province in this picture taken on July 3, 2007. About 30 students, mostly between the ages of 8 and 14, learn martial arts as well as cultural courses at the Wushu department, local media reported. Picture taken July 3, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA) CHINA OUT
  •  - Uruguayans participate in a general strike called  by the PIT-CNT in Montevideo

    Uruguayans participate in a general strike called by the PIT-CNT in Montevideo

    Posted: 5/29/2007 3:08:40 PM EST
    Uruguayans participate in a general strike called by the PIT-CNT workers union to demand more resources for public health and education, in Montevideo May 29, 2007. Public education unions are demanding 4.5 per cent of Gross Domestic Product to be used in education. REUTERS/Andres Stapff (URUGUAY)
  •  - To match feature LIFE IRAQ SCHOOL

    To match feature LIFE IRAQ SCHOOL

    Posted: 9/21/2006 8:11:46 AM EST
    Children attend class on the first day of school in Baghdad's Sadr city September 21, 2006. The start of Iraq's school year was greeted with trepidation on Wednesday, but also joy, as parents accepted that their children might be in danger but hoped they would find relief from the boredom and fear of a city consumed by violence. To match feature LIFE IRAQ SCHOOL REUTERS/Faleh Kheiber (IRAQ)
  •  - Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty speaks to elementary school students in Toronto

    Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty speaks to elementary school students in Toronto

    Posted: 9/5/2006 1:14:24 PM EST
    Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty (C) speaks to grade one elementary school students at Thornhill Woods Public School north of Toronto Septmber 5, 2006. McGuinty chose the first day back at school to announce that more teachers will he hired to implement the governments "real cap" of 20 or fewer students in 90 per cent of kindergarten to grade three classes by the 2007-2008 school year. REUTERS/Mike Cassese (CANADA)
  •  - To go with feature HEALTH INDIA HIV

    To go with feature HEALTH INDIA HIV

    Posted: 7/14/2006 12:57:27 AM EST
    A truck driver blows up a condom during an AIDS awareness campaign event called a "condom party" organised by a non-government organisation (NGO) in Guragon, in the northern Indian state of Haryana June 9, 2006. India recently overtook South Africa as the country with to the most people living with HIV -- an estimated 5.7 million, according to the United Nations. To go with feature HEALTH INDIA HIV REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA)