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John Swinney to defend education reforms
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:08

Scotland's education secretary will insist that he will press on with reforms in the country's schools. BBC News - Scotland

USDA hands out nearly $1 million in education grants to food scientists... but WHITES are excluded
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:32

(Natural News) Earlier this month, it was reported that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) would...

D.C. Public Schools Trending on Twitter After Emmys Isn't Education Support
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:27

Praising public education on social media doesn't equate with real support. U.S. News - Opinion

Hong Kong independence advocates have the ‘mentality of losers’ former education chief says
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:49

Pro-independence posters in university campuses reflect a “mentality of losers” among local students in the face of strong competition fro...

Chilean startup ComparaOnline raises $14 million for its financial education tools for Latin America
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:43

 Venture investing in Latin America continues to pick up the pace, with new deals in financial technology services leading the way. One example o...

Northern Ireland education faces £100m 'cost pressures'
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 18:55

The warnings come in a letter from the Department of Education to SDLP MLA Daniel McCrossan. BBC News - Education & Family

Schools break law on religious education, research suggests
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:13

RE teachers fear that pupils who do not study the subject will be left unprepared for modern life. BBC News - England

The Smith Center Opens Nominations for Third-Annual Heart of Education Awards
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:31

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts and The Rogers Foundation have opened nominations for the third-annual Heart of Education Awards, honoring o...

Jai Hind, not Yes Sir or Ma'am in school roll call: MP Education Minister's 'experiment' in Satna
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:23

Madhya Pradesh School Education Minister Kunwar Vijay Shah had directed private schools in Satna district to ensure the students answer their roll c...

Hong Kong university investigates ‘shameful’ poster mocking deputy education minister over son’s death
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:43

A Hong Kong university is trying to track down those responsible for putting up a makeshift poster mocking the city’s No 2 education mini...

Children of Karachi: From the streets to education
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 06:08

Pakistan's "street children" get food, clothes and money to allow them to attend a unique school. BBC News - Asia

Notice to education dept over college merger
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:34

The High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday ordered a notice to the Department of Primary and Secondary Education in a petition seeking direction not to sh...

'Life or death' lessons: Education on risks of drug overdose varies across Canada
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:32

Carl Miller and Leslie McBain hold a photo of their son, Jordan, who died of an oxycodone overdose in 2014. For the past two years, McBain has been te...

Education | USJ moves to new campus this week, recovers from typhoon damage
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 12:37

Macau Daily Times feed The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is moving in to its new campus located at Ilha Verde, as planned. Although significant dam...

Programme for government: Education remains number one priority
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 03:01

BBC Scotland's Jamie McIvor looks at the plans for education set out in Nicola Sturgeon's new programme for government. BBC News - Education & Family

Education ministry to update teacher database to prevent repeat cases of sexual abuse
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 22:24

Under the new system, disciplinary records of those who have committed obscene acts against children will be shared nationwide. Japan Times latest ar...

Education Disrupted: Silicon Valley Courts Brand-Name Teachers, Raising Ethics Issues
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 17:46

As teachers launch personal brands and cast themselves as influencers, start-ups and tech giants alike are racing to cultivate them to spread their wa...

New curriculum disastrous for pupils, says education expert
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 15:12

Education expert Prof Lindsay Paterson says the Curriculum for Excellence could also widen inequality in Scotland. BBC News - Scotland

Poland education reform to slash thousands of teachers' jobs
  • Sat, 02 Sep 2017 21:22

Education reform under Poland’s national-conservative government is set to cause the closure of 7,000 schools and the dismissal of 9,000 teachers. T...

Education charity warns of 30 hour free childcare 'chaos'
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 07:12

A survey by an education charity suggests three-quarters of nurseries feel the free childcare offer is underfunded. BBC News - England

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