Tuesday , 17 October 2017

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Somebody lied: Education alone can’t dismantle white supremac

Somebody lied: Education alone can’t dismantle white supremacy Editor’s note: Once a month, the National Interest column will tackle broader questions about what the country should do to increase educational opportunities for black youths. Americans like to think that if individuals are educated in great schools, they can pull themselves up by their proverbial bootstraps and bring their families with ... Read More »

Education is the key, here are some ideas

Education is the key, here are some ideas It is easy to become discouraged these days in New Mexico as crime is out of control, our economy is in shambles and our public education system is among the worst in the country. As difficult as it is to acknowledge these hard truths, doing so also points the way to an ... Read More »

National lab scientists assail state education proposal

National lab scientists assail state education proposal SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Dozens of scientists and engineers at a national nuclear weapons laboratory in New Mexico are voicing disagreement with public school science standards proposed by the state, cautioning that the guidelines could weaken the study of climate change, evolution and earth sciences. Sixty-one senior technical staff at Los Alamos ... Read More »

School Reforms Roadmap Program: Education sector shows phenomenal progress, says CM

School Reforms Roadmap Program: Education sector shows phenomenal progress, says CM –School Reforms Roadmap Program team pays tribute to Shehbaz for outstanding progress –Shehbaz says 4300 schools outsourced under private-public partnership –The chief minister says enrolment from private schools to public schools is increased to 33 per cent LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday said the education ... Read More »

University of Montreal seeks French students rejected at home

University of Montreal seeks French students rejected at home The University of Montreal has set up a campaign to actively target students from France who missed out on a university place at home. According to La Presse, 3,700 prospective students in France did not receive a university place this year in the wake of higher education funding cuts and a ... Read More »

The pay-gap between education’s bosses and teachers is vast and growing. Here’s what we need to do

The pay-gap between education’s bosses and teachers is vast and growing. Here’s what we need to do Some education bosses earn more than 13 times as much as an NQT. Have they lost sight of the noble foundations of the welfare state, asks one celebrated educationalist It was the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s email subject line – “We are a supporter ... Read More »

WC EDUCATION DEPT GEARS UP FOR MATRIC EXAMS

WC EDUCATION DEPT GEARS UP FOR MATRIC EXAMS This year close to 62,000 full-time candidates and just under 14,000 part-time candidates have registered for the national senior certificate in the Western Cape. CAPE TOWN – The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is putting the finishing touches to preparations around the final matric exams. Exams will get underway later this month. ... Read More »

Higher purposes of a university education

Higher purposes of a university education Universities in Pakistan have mushroomed and there are an ever-increasing number of individuals with university degrees. Before we start celebrating, we need to probe the intellectual development and quality of learning of our graduates. The generally accepted higher purposes of a university education are the development of critical-analytical thinking and seeking evidence-based knowledge. These ... Read More »

Fife Council backs “Next Steps” education initiative

Fife Council backs “Next Steps” education initiative The region’s joint Labour-SNP administration fended off separate sustained attacks from rival Conservative and Liberal Democrat factions over the Scottish Government’s controversial “Next Steps” education programme. The initiative, hailed as Holyrood’s “vision for education”, was defended by the power-sharing parties at Fife House in a heated debate in the council chamber. In one ... Read More »

Panel to resolve post-devolution higher education issues

Panel to resolve post-devolution higher education issues Islamabad: The federal government wants to resolve the issue of the delayed devolution of higher education functions with provinces in the post-decentralisation regime through consensus and therefore, a committee has been formed for the purpose. The sub-committee of the Inter-provincial Coordination Committee will have the maiden meeting on October 12 in Islamabad. The ... Read More »