Suspended Teachers to Rejoin Classrooms

As of Monday, June 13th, 303 suspended Honduran teachers will return to the classrooms. This is the result of a roundtable discussion that took place between the teachers union and the government, aimed at settling the issues surrounding the national education system. Teachers said they will, however, keep adding pressure until the government restores all […]

Teachers Get Recognition from Honduran Government

The President of Congress, Juan Orlando Hernandez, hailed the basic learning center, “German Herrera Molina”, as an example for dignity in teaching, for having completed more than 200 days of school last year by not interrupting classroom instruction during the recent teachers strikes. Professors, students and parents, along with members of congress, Lena Gutiérrez, Oswaldo […]

Honduran Youth in Need of Support

Almost half of Honduran middle school students never continue on to further eduction according to the Regional Youth Alliance Project. 45 percent of students give up their studies after turning 14 to look for work to support their families. With little job opportunities and the lure of a better life across borders, many end up […]

UNAH Signs for Broadband Internet

The National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH) and the Honduran Telecommunications Company (HONDUTEL) today signed an agreement to provide broadband internet to the university. Thousands of students will be using the service during the next enrollment period. Jorge Roberto Maradiaga, dean of the Faculty of Law of the UNAH, reported that with the agreement to […]

Nationwide Teachers Protest Continues

Thousands of Honduras students are still without classes due to the strike by teachers demanding the government clear arrears to their pension and benefits fund. The protest of hundreds of teachers that began last week was extended “nationwide” and continues today according to the president of the Coprumh union, Eduardo Casaña. Thousands of teachers from […]