Reuters

UN calls on China to free Uighurs from alleged re-education camps
Reuters
GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations' human rights experts voiced alarm on Thursday over alleged Chinese political re-education camps for Muslim Uighurs and they called for the immediate release of those detained on the “pretext of countering terrorism”.

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 07:56

Spotlight: Int'l perspective, more opportunities -- China's education achievements hailed
Xinhua
by Xinhua writers Zhang Dailei, Gu Zhenqiu. LONDON, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- China should be proud about the changes and achievements that are happening in its education sectors since the country's reform and opening up 40 years ago, said a senior expert ...

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 11:26

The Guardian

Education can change attitudes to use of homophobic slurs, rugby study shows
The Guardian
Preliminary analysis of research from Monash University's Sport Inclusion Project has found that while homophobic language persists at alarming rates in junior rugby union, educational training can change attitudes to the use of slurs in sport. Results ...

Google News
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 14:00

The Hindu

Telangana extending quality education to students: Harish
The Hindu
A total of 45 students from SC residential schools bagged MBBS seats this year of which 30 got the seats in open category. This stands testimony to the kind of education being extended to students in Telangana, said Irrigation Minister T. Harish Rao.

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 12:30

YourStory.com

With his mobile classroom, this Lucknow man has been promoting education for the past 23 years
YourStory.com
Dedicated to the cause of education, he does not charge for the classes. On most days, he stages an impromptu outdoor lesson. Aditya has been cycling and hosting mobile classrooms across Lucknow since 1995. He's also earned accolades from Uttar ...

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 08:15

Education Ministry plans variable working hours for teachers to cut overtime
The Mainichi
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology will shortly submit a draft of the new work hour management method to a special subcommittee of the Central Council for Education in which discussions are underway on work-style reforms ...

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 04:51

The PIE News

UK: Education secretary visit buoys ELT sector
The PIE News
“We believe that our submission to the MAC inquiry into the economic and social impact of international students made a very clear case to the government of the broad value of the ELT sector, and the part it plays in the wider international education ...

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 10:13

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Lessons In Grief: An Informal Education
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
It is hard to “standardize education” around it. For all the areas that educated persons, educational institutions and education curriculum has been able to improve, grief and its effects are not among them, at least not in the formal sense. (There are ...

Google News
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 18:52

ACLU (blog)

In Defense of Affirmative Action in Higher Education
ACLU (blog)
On Thursday, the ACLU filed a friend-of-the-court brief with a federal court in Boston in defense of affirmative action in higher education. Whether or not Harvard discriminated against Asian-American applicants in its admissions process will ...
Justice department sides with Asian American students in Harvard bias lawsuitThe Guardian

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 17:49

VentureBeat

Malala Yousafzai on the importance of technology, education, and … magic
VentureBeat
Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist for female schooling and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate, spoke today about the role of technology in helping spread education, the importance of raising awareness for the various injustices in the world, and the ...

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 18:55

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