The Straits Times

Singapore has to adopt best aspects of Swiss education system: Ong Ye Kung
The Straits Times
WINTERTHUR - Combining the best of Switzerland's emphasis on vocational training with Singapore's more academic-oriented education system will help students prepare for a future of disruption. But at the same time, society has to broaden its notion of ...
US education minister, DeVos, makes controversial Swiss visitswissinfo.ch

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Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 09:02

Global Partnership for Education approves 20.6 mln USD grant for Cambodia's education
Xinhua
PHNOM PENH, June 7 (Xinhua) -- The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) has approved a grant of 20.6 million U.S. dollars in support of Cambodia's efforts to improve the quality of primary education, according to a GPE press release on Thursday.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 09:50

India Today

When a ponytail came between a child and education
India Today
Haran Shyam Sejabhai is in an unenviable situation. For the Class 8 student has to choose between tradition and modern education. Haran's school, Alpha High School in Junagadh (Gujarat) has threatened to expel him if he doesn't chop his 'choti' (ponytail).

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 07:26

The Guardian

Top 200 universities in the world 2019: Oxford beats Cambridge
The Guardian
Russia's ministry of education is aiming to triple international enrolments between now and 2025. The impact is clear: 70% of Russia's ranked universities are rising in our internationalisation measures. Its flagship university, Lomonosov Moscow, is ...
THE Young University Rankings 2018: the global appetite for higher ...Times Higher Education (THE)
No Irish university in the world's top 100 as the country's higher education sector falls further in global rankingsIndependent.ie
Times Higher Education ranks UAB No. 1 young US university, top 10 worldwideUAB News
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Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 09:05

Times LIVE

We should have had free education 10 years ago‚ says Zuma
Times LIVE
Former president Jacob Zuma says free tertiary education should have been implemented in South Africa more than a decade ago - and if it had been‚ the country would have produced job creators rather than job seekers. Zuma‚ who was referred to as a ...

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Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 05:15

Economic Times

Government likely to drop single education regulator plan
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: The Union government is preparing to drop its ambitious plan to set up a single higher education regulator to replace existing regulatory bodies like the University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 14:09

CNBC

How this New Jersey teacher quietly amassed $1 million fortune—then left it to special education students
CNBC
A special education teacher quietly amassed a $1 million fortune and bequeathed it to a New Jersey public school district to help the special education students she spent her career teaching. Now the money is being put to use via a scholarship for the ...

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Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 13:49

NBCNews.com

With the rise of legal weed, drug education moves from 'don't' to 'delay'
NBCNews.com
But drug prevention education in schools has evolved significantly since the “Just Say No” days of the '80s — and now typically takes an approach that's more appropriate for the era of ubiquitous weed access. It's one that emphasizes decision-making ...

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 11:07

Bitcoin Magazine

From Chatroom to Classroom: The Evolution of Blockchain Education
Bitcoin Magazine
In the years following the technology's inception, community demand for instructional information and educational materials began to rise. Soon after Nakamoto bootstrapped the network, coders would look for guidance on developing the software, business ...

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Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 10:24

The Guardian

Economics and medicine graduates earn most, finds report
The Guardian
An Institute for Fiscal Studies report, using several years of evidence gathered from education and taxation data, showed the higher pay for graduates in a small group of subjects remained even after adjusting for student background and school type.

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Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 13:25

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