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Travel and Education News Roundup, May 16, 2014

It’s the end of another eventful week in the world of international education.

There has been much debate in the USA over the Common Core State Standards initiative, which came into full effect today.

Celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver, helped school children in the UK to break the world record for the biggest cooking lesson ever. The event was held to raise awareness of the ongoing healthy school meals campaign.

Japanese artist, Yusuki Asai, painted an Indian classroom’s walls with an eye-popping, intricate design using mud.

Safety awareness films produced by Disney, featuring characters from The Lion King, are to be shown to Abu Dhabi school children to teach them about water, electricity and traffic hazards.

And finally, Distractify has put together a top 20 list of festivals around the world you MUST go to.

Have a fantastic weekend!

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