In Somalia, better education alone is not enough to challenge extremism
Better education and vocational training are not enough to steer young people in Somalia away from radical and violent groups such as al-Shabab. Instead they must be combined with opportunities to take part in community and civic projects in order to ...
- Draft education policy aimed atsaffronising teaching: experts
It's been 136 years since the first circus tent was pitched in India. And it is time now for the big top to reinvent itself. Nileena M.S. · Kerala. Draft education policy aimed atsaffronising teaching: experts. Special Correspondent. Thiruvananthapuram ...
HP ProBook x360 Education Edition Is a Rugged 2-in-1 Laptop Aimed at Schools
HP has announced a new convertible laptop aimed just for schools. The company touts the new ProBook x360 Education Edition to be military standard certified to withstand accidental spills and drops by kids, and it is going to be made available ...
HP unveils ProBook x360 11 Education Edition for teachers and studentsWindows Central
HP unveils rugged 'ProBook x360 11 Education Edition' Windows 10 convertible l
- Don't shortchange a technical education
A report in Thursday's Sun detailed the unmet demand in this state for high-school students seeking a vocational-technical education. In this day and age, you'd be right to ask, why is this imbalance tolerated? Certainly, the number of students denied ...
The Education Department's Trillion-Dollar Bank
On Wednesday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a scathing report on the way the Department of Education calculates costs for certain student loan repayment plans. Specifically, GAO looked at income-driven repayment (IDR), a set of ...and more »
- Times Higher Education (THE)
University leadership 'poor' quality, says higher education scholar
Times Higher Education (THE)
The quality of global university leadership is generally “poor”, according to a US scholar who has devised an “alternative model” for the creation of flagship universities. John Aubrey Douglass, senior research fellow in public policy and higher ...and more »
Universities' lack of fight over casualisation is an embarrassment - Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)
Universities' lack of fight over casualisation is an embarrassment
Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)
The recent Guardian coverage of insecure contracts in universities (that followed Times Higher Education's article on the same topic earlier this year) put the UK higher education sector's exploitative employment model firmly in the public eye. Many ...and more »
- Marcus Hiles - Devoted Advocate for Education
PR Newswire (press release)
DALLAS, Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Marcus Hiles is the prominent Texas business leader who is using his influence to take a stand for disadvantaged children. The CEO of Western Rim Property Services strongly advocates the right for every student to ...and more »
- Slate Magazine
How Much Damage Could Trump Do to Public Education?
Betsy DeVos, president-elect Donald Trump and vice president-ele From left, Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump, and Vice President–elect Mike Pence on Nov. 19 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey. Drew Angerer/Getty Images. Last week ...
Donald Trump's education secretary deserves a cautious welcomeThe Economist
Opinion: Trump education chief a threat to quality public schoolsChicago Sun-Times
Sen. Sessions once linked special education law to 'decline in civility' in classrooms - Washington PostWashington Post
Sen. Sessions once linked special education law to 'decline in civility' in classrooms
Sen. Jeff Session, the Alabama Republican whom President-elect Donald Trump has tapped to be the next attorney general of the United States, once trashed a federal law that was passed to ensure students with disabilities have a free and appropriate ...and more »
- Times of India
Rajput meet to promote education, empower women
Times of India
AJMER: To empower their women, the Rajput community has decided to boost efforts to educate the girl child for a better future. Over one lakh members of the community will gather at Ajmer on December 18 for the Rajput self-sufficient conference ...
- Economic Times
Hyderabad-based Next Education buys Xolvr
HYDERABAD: Next Education, a Hyderabad-based learning solutions provider for K-12 students, has acqui-hired Gurugram based education technology startup Xolvr.This is the company's third acquisition in the past 12 months. The founders of Xolvr, which ...and more »
- BBC News
Poor Australia education ranking prompts soul-searching
In the 1980s, Australia started calling itself "the clever country". Not just a lucky place blessed by minerals, climate and farmland, but a place of innovation and inventiveness, all backed by a sparkling education system. But an international schools ...
Swedish pupils gain ground in global education rankingsThe Local Swedenall 29 news articles »
Meet the congresswoman poised to tear up Obama's education legacy
BANNER ELK, N.C. — Virginia Foxx pulled herself up by her own bootstraps and wants every American child to be able to do the same. As the 73-year-old GOP lawmaker and former community college president is poised to assume the leadership of the ...
Fostering data-driven education
Data-driven education can improve student and school performance as well as reduce educational disparities between rich and poor, according to a new report. “Building a Data-Driven Education System in the United States,” produced by the technology ...and more »
- Washington Post
Virginia Board of Education member resigns after vulgar tweets surface
A Virginia Board of Education member has stepped down after a series of his tweets from several years ago surfaced, including public messages that had gay slurs, references to sexual assault and anti-white comments. Wes Bellamy, 30, a high school ...and more »
- Chicago Tribune
CTU's Lewis blasts Trump's education secretary pick: 'She's a nightmare'
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis gives her opinion of Betsy DeVos. Nov. 30, 2016. (CBS Chicago). Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis gives her opinion of Betsy DeVos. Nov. 30, 2016. (CBS Chicago). Juan Perez Jr.Contact ...and more »
Over half of pupils receive no financial education in school or college, research suggests - Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk
Over half of pupils receive no financial education in school or college, research suggests
The majority of young people do not receive any financial education in school or college, despite the subject now being compulsory. New research from The London Institute of Banking and Finance (LIBF) showed that 58 per cent of students aged between 15 ...
- Jacobin magazine
Public Education Can Win
In Massachusetts, students, parents, and teachers defeated a $23 million campaign to lift the state's cap on charter schools. How did they do it? by Elizabeth Mahony & Carlos Rojas Álvarez. Bob the Lomond / Flickr. The new issue of Jacobin is out now.and more »
- Ten Commandments For Higher Education
Higher education in America is too costly, too little learning is going on, and increasingly college graduates are taking relatively low paying jobs not requiring a college degree. While universities historically have been either private or subsidized ...and more »
- The Guardian
Ofsted chief links divide in education to 'malaise' behind Brexit vote
Pupils receive their GCSE results. Michael Wilshaw says while standards are rising, more needs to be done. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images. Sally Weale Education correspondent. Thursday 1 December 2016 04.33 EST. Share on Facebook ...
Brexit vote linked to resentment over north-south education divide, warns Ofsted bossThe Independent
After the Ofsted criticism - how can Derby's edu
Obama's Education Department Hands Out Pre-School Money
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY) visited a Pre-K class inside P.S. 123 Suydam in Brooklyn in April to promote “Pre-K for All.” (Photo by Anthony DelMundo-Pool/Getty Images).
- The Guardian
Pressure mounts on ministers to make sex education compulsory in ...
Chairs of five parliamentary committees write to education secretary demanding change in policy.and more »
- Canada is a premier destination for high-quality education
I am considering studying overseas. I would like your opinion as to how studying in Canada compares to studying in the United States. — LB. Dear LB: While I represent schools in the United States, the vast majority of the hundreds of students whom I ...
- Toronto Sun
Parents take autism demands to education ministry doorstep
Kristen Ellison says she is sick of her son being a second-class student in the classroom because he's autistic. The Cobourg mom joined dozens of protesters with the Ontario Autism Coalition outside the Ministry of Education on Bay St. over the lunch ...and more »
- County school board discusses education priorities with delegates
The Daily Progress
The Albemarle County School Board met Tuesday to discuss legislative priorities with a handful of state legislators as the next regular General Assembly session approaches. The meeting focused on a number of education priorities and positions ...
HTLS Column by Krishna Kumar: Our education system must address our needs, not of others - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
HTLS Column by Krishna Kumar: Our education system must address our needs, not of others
No one doubts that India needs a major change in its system of education but opinions differ rather sharply about the nature of the change required. One currently popular view is that the system should be redirected towards skills. Another buzzword is ...
- BBC News
Thousands of children 'missing' from education
More than 30,000 children were missing from schools in England and Wales for substantial periods of time in the 2014-15 academic year, local education authority figures show. Of these, almost 4,000 children could not be traced by the authorities.and more »
- Wall Street Journal
Why Trump's Education Pick Scares Unions
Wall Street Journal
After Donald Trump nominated Betsy DeVos to become education secretary, teachers union honcho Randi Weingarten tweeted: “Trump has chosen the most ideological, anti-public ed nominee since the creation of the Dept of Education.” Since what's good ...
Trump's Pick for Education Secretary Is Pitting American Jews Against Each OtherHaaretz
Trump once called for the Department of Education to be elimin
Final Rules Released for Education Law That Relaxes Accountability Demands on States - Pacific Standardtaosnews
Final Rules Released for Education Law That Relaxes Accountability Demands on States
The Department of Education released today the final regulations for legislation that will make the first changes to foundational federal education laws since 2001's No Child Left Behind Act. The No Child Left Behind Act changed federal oversight of ...
Education Department Releases Final Regulations to Promote a High-Quality, Well-Rounded Education and Support ...U.S. Department of Ed
- The Australian
Same-sex education ruling an 'attack on parents' rights'
Supporters of traditional marriage in Australia have seized on a landmark ruling in Canada which they say puts parental objections to same-sex education at schools into legal conflict with the state. Justice Robert Reid in the Ontario Superior Court ...
- Conference on higher education begins - The Hindu
Post-graduate education in Asian universities is the focus of the third Inter-academia Asia 2016 conference hosted jointly by SRM University and Shizuoka ...and more »
- Conference on higher education begins
Post-graduate education in Asian universities is the focus of the third Inter-academia Asia 2016 conference hosted jointly by SRM University and Shizuoka University of Japan. The conference that was inaugurated on Monday will be a forum for the ...and more »
- The Hindu
Synergy between education, industry stressed
Breezy winter has brought stomach-churning misery for denizens in northern reaches of the city. Northerly winds carrying stench from Jawaharnagar dum. Rohit P.S. · Telangana. Synergy between education, industry stressed. P.S. Rohit. HYDERABAD ...and more »
- The Hindu
“Digital education can't replace teachers”
P.J. Narayanan, Director of IIIT Hyderabad, Bhanu Potta, founding partner of ZingerLABS, Srinivas Kollipara, founder and COO of T-Hub and Ramesh Loganathan, vice-president of Progress Software, at a session on 'Digitisation in education'. | Photo ...and more »
- The Hindu
Construction work is hampering education at this school
Deputy Commissioner M. Lokesh pays a surprise visit to Gowrapura Government Higher Primary School in Bhadravati near Shivamogga on Tuesday. Staff Reporter. Shivamogga: November 30, 2016 00:17 IST. Updated: November 30, 2016 00:17 IST. more- ...and more »
- Penn State News
Agricultural education professor wins USDA teaching award
Penn State News
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — John Ewing, associate professor of agricultural and extension education in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, was among 10 educators recently honored by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) ...
- In Memoriam: UVA Alumna, Higher Education Leader Debra Saunders-White
University of Virginia
Debra Saunders-White, a UVA graduate and the chancellor of North Carolina Central University, passed away on Nov. 26. (Photo courtesy of NCCU Office of University Relations.) November 29, 2016. Anne E. Bromley, email@example.com more »
- Irish Times
Education Minister seeks extra €136m to pay for new schools
New school buildings to help cope with the growing population of children will require an additional €100 million this year. The number of children attending primary school is projected to peak in a year's time when some 575,000 children will be ...and more »
- Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)
Transnational education guidelines: there is work to be done
Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)
Last week, Times Higher Education reported on a paper I delivered at the 11th European Quality Assurance Forum. The piece questioned the value of quality assurance guidelines for transnational education (TNE). This was somewhat misleading. The study ...
- Times Higher Education (THE)
Reader/Professor of Race and Education
Times Higher Education (THE)
It's an exciting time to join the Carnegie School of Education. Our strategy is to embed research into everything we do but not just any research – we want to develop research that improves the life chances of children and young people, creating real ...
- New York Times
A Woman Sees Education as a Path to a Better Life for Her Daughter
New York Times
Kevai Jones, 19, hopes to one day obtain a college degree. “To get to where you want to be in life, you need college,” she said. “I just want to go to college.” Credit Elias Williams for The New York Times. Much of Kevai Jones's life has been spent in ...
- Here And Now
Two Moms, Two Choices For Their Kids' Education07:00
Here And Now
Eleanor Wohlfeiler (left) poses for a photo with her three children in front of Peralta Elementary School in Oakland. Kristin Smith (right) and her family outside Sankofa Academy in Oakland. (Brittany Hosea-Small/KQED). Most kids in California go to ...
The damage is huge: Fury over education department's 'lie'
Many schools in the Eastern Cape still haven't received support materials from the department. Related Links. Department accused of painting a fairytale picture of schools · Motshekga tears into DA over Sadtu capture claims · Interim report proposes a ...
Donald Trump Was About To Make Jerry Falwell, Jr. Education Secretary. Let That Sink In. - Huffington PostHuffington Post
Donald Trump Was About To Make Jerry Falwell, Jr. Education Secretary. Let That Sink In.
Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. introduces U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally at Liberty University, the world's largest Christian university, in Lynchburg, Virginia, on January 18, 2016.
Report: Jerry Falwell Jr. Turned Down Education Secretary JobCharisma Newsall 9 news articles »
Greece: Education, July - September 2016
At the end of August, the Ministry of Education announced its refugee education plan. Children aged 6-15 will be transported by bus from refugee sites to nearby schools to attend separate 'reception classes' in the afternoon, and school bags containing ...
Would Special Education Rights Be Safe With Jeff Sessions As U.S. ...
Comments from Jeff Sessions, tapped for U.S. Attorney General, about special education worry education and disability advocates.and more »
Would Special Education Rights Be Safe With Jeff Sessions As U.S. Attorney General?
Senator Jeff Sessions, if confirmed as U.S. Attorney General in the incoming Trump administration, would become the nation's top law enforcement officer. That would make him responsible for defending and enforcing federal education laws that guarantee ...and more »
University of Phoenix Survey Finds That Education Matters When Americans Cast Their Ballots, Yet Only 16 Percent ... - Business Wire (press release)University of Phoenix Survey Finds That Education Matters When Americans Cast Their Ballots, Yet Only 16 Percent ...
Business Wire (press release)
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A recent University of Phoenix® College of Education survey conducted by Morning Consult revealed that 80 percent of respondents cited K-12 education funding as important in this year's election1. This response indicates ...and more »
6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education
Part of our ongoing series exploring how the U.S. can educate the nearly 5 million students who are learning English. Brains, brains, brains. One thing we've learned at NPR Ed is that people are fascinated by brain research. And yet it can be hard to ...and more »