education

Vermont Education Agency hires career coordinator

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Agency of Education has hired an expert to help ensure technical education programs train students in the skills needed by some of the state’s

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Google pledges $1 billion to fund non-profit education

Google says it will spend $1 billion on nonprofit organizations to help raise education levels around the world and committed its employees to spend a million hours of volunteer time doing the

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Education could be a world of pure innovation

In March 2013, Ben Goldacre released a paper detailing a strong case for transforming the use of evidence in education. “Building Evidence into Education” (see bit.ly/BEEGoldacre)

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World Education Organises Forum On Clean Cooking Solutions

World Education Ghana, a private voluntary organisation dedicated to improving the lives of the poor through targeted programmes, has partnered the Ghana Education Service (GES) and Global

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If you want a world-class education system, then empower our teachers

In Singapore, they are called nation builders. In Finland, they are revered as highly respected professionals. In Canada and Australia, they are paid on par with accountants and engineers. In

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DeVos touts school choice, STEM as education priorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has announced a set of priorities for states and schools competing for federal grant money. The areas of focus, outlined in a statement on

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UN Security Council: Protect Education from Attack

Endorse Safe Schools Declaration (New York) – Members of the United Nations Security Council and other UN member countries should strengthen efforts to protect education during armed

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'Toughest places for girls to get an education': Africa gets 9 slots in top 10

A development campaign group, ONE, has disclosed that countries in sub-Saharan Africa dominate a ranking of places unfavourable for the girl child to get an education. The One report released on

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Why a holistic education holds the keys to success in a world ruled by robots

Opinions on the impact of artificial intelligence in the workplace vary wildly, but experts are reaching a consensus on the human skills required to remain competitive in the years ahead Robots

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Finalist for Iowa State president's job touts importance of a college education

CLOSE Dale Whittaker, one of four finalists in Iowa State University’s search for a new president, explains about what it would take to bring Iowa State to the next level. Zach

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Just-hired consultant has weeks to review education administration

The Nova Scotia government has hired an expert who once served as Ontario’s royal commissioner on education to conduct an in-depth examination of how education is administered in

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Closing the Education Gender Gap

WASHINGTON, DC – Completing primary school in Niger was never a certainty for Aishetu Mahmoudu Hama, given all the obstacles that stood in her way. “It was hard to study,” she

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US College Rankings 2018 results: a game-changer for American higher education

We did it! The inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings, first published a year ago, changed the game.  We said that students and their families deserved better

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International Accrediting Authority Launches India Education

Awards and Summit in Delhi (Attn.editors: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PRNewswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same). International

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Housing, education, health and 'first world wages and jobs' the focus for Winston Peters

RADIO WAATEA Winston Peters speaks to Radio Waatea about how he hasn’t turned his back on Māori. Winston Peters says he’s never stopped thinking about the four things that will

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Number of girls in education around the world falls by hundreds of thousands

The total number of girls entering education worldwide has fallen for the first time in 10 years in what has been described as a “global crisis which perpetuates poverty”. The number

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Education campaigner Malala Yousafzai starts Oxford University

Malala Yousafzai has attended her first lecture at the University of Oxford five years after she was shot by the Taliban. The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner tweeted a photo of three

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Higher Education Notes: Army jazz band to present free concert at UNO

The University of Nebraska at Omaha will host members of the touring big band of the U.S. Army, the Jazz Ambassadors. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Strauss

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