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Malala Almost Died Trying To Get An Education — Today She Started At Oxford

Malala Almost Died Trying To Get An Education — Today She Started At Oxford Her first day at Oxford was exactly five years after she was shot by the Taliban Malala Yousafzai survived being shot by the Taliban, won a Nobel Prize at only 16 years old, and bravely spoke out about life in Pakistan under the rule of the ... Read More »

Education is the only weapon to defeat evil spread by ignorance: Bilawal Bhutto

Education is the only weapon to defeat evil spread by ignorance: Bilawal Bhutto KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Saturday that he wanted every kid, whether boy or girl, enrolled for education in Sindh and rest of the country. “Education is the only weapon to defeat the evil spread by ignorance and illiteracy,” Bilawal Bhutto said ... Read More »

Sudan: Minister for Education – We Are the Sector Most Affected By the Sanctions, Particularly the Technical Education

Sudan: Minister for Education – We Are the Sector Most Affected By the Sanctions, Particularly the Technical Education Khartoum — The Minister for General Education, said the education sector, and the technical education in particular, is the most affected by the economic sanctions that continued for two decades and which were announced lifted only four days ago. Asia Mohamed Abdalla, ... Read More »

Schools’ focus on tests is damaging education, Ofsted chief warns

Schools’ focus on tests is damaging education, Ofsted chief warns Children’s education is becoming increasingly narrow because schools spend too much time preparing for tests, the head of Ofsted warned today. In a damning commentary on the state of curriculums, chief inspector Amanda Spielman said both primaries and secondaries were focusing too much on exams and league tables to the ... Read More »

British MP Peter Hain on the funding of higher education in SA

British MP Peter Hain on the funding of higher education in SA British MP Lord Peter Hain finds it “grotesque” that state money is used to bail out companies like South African Airways (SAA) while students struggle to pay their tuition fees and debt. “It just makes me angry because there is just so much potential in this country‚” he ... Read More »

Allama Iqbal Open University announces free education for transgenders

Allama Iqbal Open University announces free education for transgenders PESHAWAR: The Allama Iqbal Open University announced free education for transgenders on Monday, spreading widespread joy among members of the third gender. According to details, transgenders can now seek education free of cost from the matriculation level to PhD. Transgenders not only showed up to inquire further about the initiative but ... Read More »

A bad-tempered Brexit is a risky move for universities

A bad-tempered Brexit is a risky move for universities Brexit – that is not the future of Europe,” said Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, in his annual agenda-setting state of the union speech in September. While few universities on the continent would be so dismissive, it is fair to say that Brexit has lost its sense of ... Read More »

Waymo teams with MADD, the NSC and more on self-driving education

Waymo teams with MADD, the NSC and more on self-driving education Waymo is working with a number of organizations on a new self-driving education campaign to help answer questions the public has about autonomous vehicles and technology. The program is designed to provide easily accessible info that offers answers to questions including “are self-driving cars safe?” and “how do they ... Read More »

Theresa May’s race audit shows the limits of a “good education”

Theresa May’s race audit shows the limits of a “good education” Black and Asian students do well at school, but lose out in the jobs market. Another day, another report about racial inequality in Britain. This one may have stamp of authority that accompanies a government publication, but ultimately Theresa May’s race audit is just a collection of existing data ... Read More »

My flirtation with gaming has been an education

My flirtation with gaming has been an education Please use the sharing tools found via the email icon at the top of articles. Copying articles to share with others is a breach of FT.com T&Cs and Copyright Policy. Email licensing@ft.com to buy additional rights. Subscribers may share up to 10 or 20 articles per month using the gift article service. ... Read More »