Education

MUBUMBA UNVEILS EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT PLAN

The Ministry of General Education has developed a plan to transform the education sector by improving school infrastructure, furniture, learning materials and teacher recruitment. Minister of General Education, David Mabumba has urged teachers in Livingstone and Kazungula districts to support the developments that the ministry has embarked on. Speaking when he addressed teachers in Livingstone […]

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DeVos to Announce New Push for Deregulation, Innovation

The Trump administration says it wants more innovation in higher education. And it believes rewriting the rules for college accrediting agencies is the best way to encourage innovation. In an exclusive interview with Inside Higher Ed, the administration’s top higher education official described the philosophy behind the latest proposed regulatory overhaul, which the U.S. Department of […]

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Maharashtra: Higher government spending = Better education?

In his speech at the state assembly this budget session, Maharashtra education minister Vinod Tawde started off by quoting the poet Galib, “Umra bhar Galib yahi bhool karta raha, dhool chehre pe thi, aur aina saaf karta raha.” The minister was referring to the focus of his education policy. Since Maharashtra has a ‘no detention policy’ […]

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LETTER: Tackle education and land

Getting rid of crooks, looters and thieves is the least of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s problems, nor his alone (Little time for Ramaphosa, July 20). The ANC government has major problems to solve before our country can begin to grow at a rate that will lead to the alleviation of the poverty suffered by many of […]

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Afghanistan: Education is the key to the future of the country

In January, the Afghan capital witnessed a suicide attack unlike any other. The Taliban filled an ambulance with explosives and detonated it killing 103 and wounding 235 people. Malala High School is an all-girls faculty and is 10 metres from where the blast took place. The school Principal Shafigha Ahmadi Vardak presented the Minister of […]

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Long-Time Sinte Gleska President Reflects On Education

MISSION, S.D. – Lionel Bordeaux sits in a office decorated with the memorabilia of a lifetime of service to education, including a portrait of the Brule Lakota leader, Spotted Tail. Bordeaux says the first thinking about education, among the tribal leaders associated with Spotted Tail, was already occurring 150 years ago, in the 1860s.  They […]

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Changing times, changing education, increasing enrollment: The state of Blackhawk Tech

JANESVILLE For the first time in its history, Blackhawk Technical College’s Advanced Manufacturing Center is open during the summer months. Summer classes aren’t a radical idea, but they’re a first for Blackhawk Tech. The offerings are among many changes the college has made to increase enrollment and make education more accessible. Other changes include reworked […]

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The priorities for education and research in Italy

In Italy, the overriding aim of higher education is to promote the scientific progress of the country and to ensure that all citizens can take part in education and training that will lead to employment. When it comes to higher education in Italy, the key principles are detailed in the Italian Constitution, adopted in 1947. Article […]

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Education: More a bulldozer than a great leveller

Anxious parents have been calling a lot recently. The child is in Grade 7 and waiting to hear from the schools s/he applied to for the first year of high school. Or the young adolescent is in Grade 12 and it is not clear whether s/he will be accepted to the universities applied to. The […]