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US education minister, DeVos, makes controversial Swiss visit
swissinfo.ch
The attendance of United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos at a vocational education conference in Switzerland is a sign the Trump administration still wants to collaborate over the Swiss apprenticeship model. “There is much to learn from our ...
Singapore has to adopt best aspects of Swiss education system: Ong Ye KungThe Straits Times

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Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 09:38

Secretary DeVos Congratulates 2018 President's Education Awards Program Recipients
U.S. Department of Education (press release)
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today congratulated the 2018 President's Education Awards Program (PEAP) recipients, recognizing nearly 3 million elementary, middle and high school graduates on their educational accomplishments. The students ...

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Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 15:58

The Business Times

Rewriting history? Hong Kong education turns political battleground
The Business Times
[HONG KONG] The culling of key phrases from a history textbook and a push to instil Chinese national identity in students has raised fresh concerns that education in Hong Kong is under pressure from Beijing, as it seeks to stamp out any hint of ...

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Friday, June 8, 2018 - 01:40

Economic Times

How to make Rs 1.15 crore for my child's higher education?
Economic Times
Since you always stress on calculating future requirement based on real numbers after taking inflation into account, I have done some maths and found that I would need: Rs 27 lakh after 17 years for my child's graduation. Rs 1.15 crore after 23 years ...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 04:54

The Independent

Short-sightedness increases with every year in education | The ...
The Independent
Spending more of your life studying could cause you to lose your sight, according to UK research which found every year of education incrementally increases ...
The More Educated We Get, the More Nearsighted We BecomeGizmodo
Education linked to higher risk of short-sightedness | EurekAlert ...EurekAlert (press release)
Highly Educated, Very Nearsighted?New York Times

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 18:40

India Today

Why is there an increased dependency on education loans?
India Today
There is so much that has changed in the world since we were kids -technology changed, fashion changed, world politics changed, the economy changed. So did the level of dependence that students have on their parents to fund their education. Gone are ...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 02:22

ThePrint

CBI raids on defence academy show military education system needs fixing
ThePrint
Consequently, whenever confronted with problems regarding professional military education at various levels, our military leadership prefers to showcase our highly efficient and effective training systems as an adequate alternative for a poor education ...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 03:30

NPR

Parkland Drama Teacher To Receive Education Award At Tonys
NPR
Rachel Martin talks to Melody Herzfeld, a survivor of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. A week later she guided her students in a performance during a CNN town hall. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email ...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 05:04

Medical News Today

Education may lead to short-sightedness
Medical News Today
"Thus," explain the authors, using the U.K. educational system as a reference, "the cumulative effect of more years in education on refractive error means that someone attending university would be likely to have at least -1 dioptre more myopia than ...
Education linked to higher risk of short-sightednessScience Daily
Short-sightedness increases with every year in educationThe Independent
The More Educated We Get, the More Nearsighted We BecomeGizmodo
New York Times
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Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 03:34

Brookings Institution (blog)

Africa's 3 deadly deficits: Education, electricity, and taxes
Brookings Institution (blog)
We conclude that sub-Saharan Africa has three critical deficits: low levels and poor quality of education, low levels of electrification, and low levels of domestic revenue mobilization. These deficits are at the core of all other problems on the ...

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Friday, June 8, 2018 - 11:08

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