Raconteur

Essential education: future jobs must be taught with tech
Raconteur
At the tender age of 87, Michelangelo said “I am still learning”, making him a poster child for lifelong education. Learning has come a long way since Renaissance Italy, but educators and administrators still face the same concerns in equipping ...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 20:16

Religious Parliament urges India to shun Macaulay's education for Gurukul system
Times of India
If India wishes to be a 'Vishwa Guru' as it was prior to colonisation, Mahant Devanand Saraswati said the country needs to undertake comprehensive review of its education system and include Indian cultural values in its education system. “Education ...

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Monday, September 3, 2018 - 20:16

Economic Times

Education, age and even height determine how much you will earn
Economic Times
"Using machine learning, our study was the first to create a validated rank ordering of age, occupation, education, geographic location, gender, race, ethnicity, height, age and delay discounting in income prediction," said Hampton. Dr Hampton also had ...

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Monday, September 3, 2018 - 23:08

Haaretz

Israeli Ministry Cancels Adult Education for Hundreds in Bedouin Towns
Haaretz
The Education Ministry has halted an adult education program in Bedouin towns because the budget has run out. The program is meant to provide the students with the equivalent of a high school degree. The Education Ministry ran 24 classes in six Bedouin ...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 19:49

Haaretz

Netanyahu's Education Policy: A Speech and a Brochure
Haaretz
The average score for prospective education majors on the psychometric exam for college applicants has dropped significantly since 2011, Lior Dattel reported in TheMarker Hebrew edition recently. Around half are admitted to higher education institutes ...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 21:22

Livemint

Account for the rupee fall when planning for a foreign education
Livemint
We are a young couple with a three-year-old daughter. We wish to provide her with good quality education abroad. How do we plan it? We also plan to have another child in a couple of years. —Kavita Gupta. It is good you are planning for your daughter's ...

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 00:41

Marketplace.org

Why the former education secretary says "education runs on lies"
Marketplace.org
Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan wrote about his experience working in education in a new book called "How Schools Work." Continuing the conversation Duncan had with Marketplace's Amy Scott, they discussed the seven years Duncan spent in ...

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Monday, September 3, 2018 - 18:42

Education department's ethics hotline receives 500 tips
Chron.com
HONOLULU (AP) — A report shows that the Hawaii Department of Education's fraud and ethics hotline has received more than 500 tips since 2016, resulting in one termination case. Hawaii News Now reports that a review prepared for the state education ...

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 02:25

Interview: China's aid boosts Mongolia's education -- Mongolian minister
Xinhua
ULAN BATOR, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- China's aid boosts the development of Mongolia's national education, Mongolia's Education Minister Tsedenbal Tsogzolmaa has said. Bilateral cooperation in the education sector increased in recent years, "China has ...

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 02:56

TheTyee.ca

Violence Against Education Assistants and Teachers Underreported, Say Unions
TheTyee.ca
The information, based on WorkSafe BC reports of violence against teachers and education assistants since 2007, found there were 17 workplace violence reports in the district in 2017. One was from an elementary teacher, one from a secondary school ...
Wapato School District, teachers' union reach tentative agreementYakima Herald-Republic

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 00:54

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