BRICS and mortarboards

This week in Around the World, the innovation that could bring computing within reach of the world’s poorest, and the innovator setting out to prove the case for online learning in Nigeria. News of an infrastru... Read More


Male chauvinism and pigs this week, with news of a deep-set bias in how Wikipedia is created and a game helping to reduce the health risks associated with swine (it's not Backgammon). Meanwhile, the US Gove... Read More

How Mali writes love letters, and other stories

Around the World is off to slightly fewer destinations this week – giving us the chance to explore these areas in more detail. China already provides its metropolitan citizens with perhaps the best education in the world: news just in suggests it might soon be... Read More

Sexual E-L’ing (and other stories)

E-Learning is a vital tool for development, and not just in “developing” countries. This week Around the World looks at how ICT can both develop Nigeria’s burgeoning economy and improve the lives of Britain’s poorest kids; how e-learning is fulfilling minoriti... Read More