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Let’s free education from the hands of the stale, pale male

Let’s free education from the hands of the stale, pale male Why can’t we take politics out of education? It is a frequent refrain, asked by someone at nearly every headteacher conference I have spoken at in the last few years. And it’s understandable. The level of change foisted on schools has been wearisome, but today the waters seem oddly ... Read More »

European Higher Education Fair set on October 18

European Higher Education Fair set on October 18 Now is the time to embark on a journey of a lifetime – travelling around and learning from the best European universities at the European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) 2017. EHEF will be held on October 18, 2017 at the Grand Atrium of Shangri-La Plaza in Mandaluyong, and will feature more than ... Read More »

Former polytechnics should lose university status, says Adonis

Former polytechnics should lose university status, says Adonis The former Labour education minister Andrew Adonis has reignited one of the oldest controversies in British education by calling for the clock to be turned back on polytechnics granted university status. Lord Adonis told a House of Lords committee that the government’s decision 25 years ago to allow more than 30 polytechnics ... Read More »

How the higher education system is holding Latino workers back

How the higher education system is holding Latino workers back The fastest-growing group of workers is being held back by our higher education system. Between 1992 and 2016, the share of the population made up by Latinos grew by 9%, but the share of Latinos with at least some kind of college education grew by just 6% during that same ... Read More »

York school board receives human rights award from national Muslim group

York school board receives human rights award from national Muslim group National Council of Canadian Muslims awards York Region District School Board in panel discussion event on Aug. 27 The York school board is starting the new school year with a diversity accolade. The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has awarded the York Region District School Board the Human ... Read More »

PM’s remarks at the Release of the Book – “Education of Muslims”

PM’s remarks at the Release of the Book – “Education of Muslims” The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today described “knowledge” (“ilm”) as the focal point of all religions. Addressing an eminent gathering of scholars, historians and diplomatic representatives at the release function of the book, “Education of Muslims: An Islamic Perspective of Knowledge and Education – Indian Context”, the ... Read More »

Muslim students lack access to Islamic education in Spain

Muslim students lack access to Islamic education in Spain MUSLIM students lack access to Islamic education in Spain. A massive 90% of Muslim students enrolled in Spanish schools have no access to Islamic religion classes, according to a Union of Islamic Communities report. In total, there are 275,324 Muslims students in Spain – making up almost 4% of the Spanish ... Read More »

Muslim group against daughters sharing washrooms

Muslim group against daughters sharing washrooms School district devising a policy on sexual orientation and gender identity A group of Muslim parents is calling on the Board of Education to ensure no transgender or gender non-conforming students end up in the same washrooms as their hijab-wearing daughters. Khalid Fatih spoke on behalf of a group of parents calling itself Muslim ... Read More »

Revealed: Private Muslim school in London had books promoting stoning people to death

Revealed: Private Muslim school in London had books promoting stoning people to death A private Muslim school has failed its Ofsted inspection after the watchdog found books promoting extreme views, including stoning people to death, in its library. Inspectors uncovered three texts at Jamiatul Ummah School in Tower Hamlets which promoted illegal punishments and inequality of women, according to their ... Read More »

Laundromat fiasco: ‘Islamic education must be improved’

Laundromat fiasco: ‘Islamic education must be improved’ KUALA LUMPUR: “Non-Muslims should be the ones afraid of being converted to Islam, but in our scenario today, it seems like Muslims themselves are afraid of non-Muslims converting to Islam.” These are the words of well known historian Prof Khoo Kay Kim in response to the a self-service laundromat in Muar which caters ... Read More »