Honduran Teachers Continue Striking

Honduran educators returned to the streets today, leaving thousands of Honduran school children once again without classes to attend. Teachers are demanding the dismissal of Education Minister, Alejandro Ventura. They are unhappy with the order of the Minister of Education, which deducts days missed from teachers salaries when they do not hold classes (so that […]

Computer Ed Coming from China

The Republic of China will be happy to help develop information and computer education in major cities in Honduras, President Ma Ying-jeou told Honduras’s ambassador to Taipei on Monday. In a meeting with Ambassador Marlene Villela de Talbot at the Presidential Office, Ma said he learned during the inauguration of Honduran President Porfirio Lobo Sosa […]

Teachers Strike Yet Again

The leaders of the Teachers’ Association of Media Education in Honduras (COPEMH) announced that they will abandon their classrooms today and tomorrow, bringing the total days of school lost so far this year to 11. The teachers are demanding government authorities reinstate ten departmental directors who were removed from office, along with two departmental secretaries […]

Public School Begins

Public schools reopened to 2 million students yesterday. President Porfirio Lobo Sosa announced the opening of the school year and urged teachers, who only taught for about 100 days last year, to complete the 200 days of classes outlined in the national education calendar. Last week, President Lobo surprised the country by announcing that all […]

Taiwan President to Help Honduras

President of Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou will be sharing Taiwan’s digital development experience with Honduras, and plans to offer computer hardware and software training services. President Ma was in Tegucigalpa on Wednesday to attend the presidential inauguration of Porfirio Lobo Sosa, and made the promise during his meeting with President Lobo. President Lobo asked President Ma […]