Hindu Business Line (satire) (press release) (blog)

To improve the education system, India must come up with its own model: Rajan
Hindu Business Line (satire) (press release) (blog)
Dwelling on the theme of the event — Leveraging India's human capital — Higher education for a new generation — Rajan pointed out that the private sector's role in higher education was now limited; there was BITS Pilani, Indian School of Business ...

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 12:41

The Guardian

Majority of teachers face below-inflation pay rise despite boost
The Guardian
Damian Hinds, the education secretary, told parliament that teachers on the main national pay range would receive a 3.5% pay increase, worth up to £1,366, from September while more experienced teachers on the upper scale would receive 2% and those in ...
Classroom teachers up to 3.5% pay riseBBC News

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 12:54

Symmetry magazine

Rewiring STEM education
Symmetry magazine
According to Micha Kilburn, director of Outreach and Education at the National Science Foundation's Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics Center for the Evolution of the Elements, people have been studying STEM education for as long as we've been ...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 12:45

New York Times

Why Progressives Should Embrace the Genetics of Education
New York Times
College education is a fault line in American society. Men who didn't graduate from college have not had real gains in wages since the 1960s, and white Americans without a college degree are increasingly dying “deaths of despair” — liver disease from ...
Researchers develop “polygenic score” that can help predict education levelNews-Medical.net

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 15:00

Marketplace.org

"Money is never enough,” the former federal education secretary says
Marketplace.org
Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan has thought a lot about how schools work. From tutoring kids on Chicago's South Side to serving as secretary of education under the Obama administration, he's spent nearly three decades working in education.

Google News
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 18:22

WTOP

Sex education lessons from Mississippi and Nigeria
WTOP
Despite the fact that comprehensive sex education has been shown to protect adolescent health, it can be difficult to dispel fears that it will corrupt young people and reduce parental and religious authority. This is particularly so in socially ...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 07:02

Science Magazine

Hundreds of gene variants have been linked to education—just how remains a mystery
Science Magazine
But the results cannot be used to determine which individuals are smarter than others—or to influence educational plans for individual students. That's because environmental influences such as socioeconomic status or parental education are still the ...
Researchers develop “polygenic score” that can help predict education levelNews-Medical.net
Genes Explain About 11 Percent of Differences in Years of EducationThe Scientist
Gene discovery and polygenic prediction from a genome-wide association study of educational attainment in 1.1 ...Nature

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 16:31

Brookings Institution (blog)

Gender assumptions that challenge a quality education for girls in Uganda
Brookings Institution (blog)
Policies like the Gender in Education Policy and the National Strategy for Girls' Education highlight the importance of gender mainstreaming—Integration of gender interventions, measures and experiences for improving gender equity in the curriculum ...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 17:20

NDTV

Centre Receives 8000 Suggestions On Higher Education Commission Draft
NDTV
The HRD Ministry has received over 8,000 comments and suggestions on the draft Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) Act, 2018, slated to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC), a senior official said on Tuesday. Last month, the HRD ...

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 18:55

Community education: Learning opportunities for all
White Bear Press
We are never too young or too old to learn. Inspired by that, community education provides great opportunities for learners of all ages. Whether it be early education activities for toddlers, parents and grandparents, or lessons ranging from music to ...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 20:37

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