Strong education budget needed
The Star Online
IT is incumbent on the Education Ministry to see to the revamp and overhaul of our multiple education systems to ensure that they meet the demands of a global economy. The word “multiple” is apt because we have more than one system besides the national ...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 21:41

Live Law

Right To Education Amendment Passed By Lok Sabha Allows Detention of Students Until Class VIII
Live Law
The amendment gives discretion to state governments to decide whether or not to allow holding back of students until completion of elementary education. The Lok Sabha has passed a Bill to amend the Right To Education Act ( Right of Children To Free and ...

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Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 02:04

KRQE News 13

3 UNM students to speak about education at TEDxABQ
KRQE News 13
ALBUQUERQUE, NM. (KRQE) - Three University of New Mexico students will present ideas about education in New Mexico, at the upcoming TEDxABQ. They're among a group of speakers examining ways to update approaches to learning for today's youth.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 19:55

Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Why We Shouldn't Embrace the Genetics of Education
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
Over 99 percent of our DNA is identical in all humans, but researchers focused on the remaining 1 percent and found thousands of DNA variants that are correlated with educational attainment. This information can be combined into a single number, called ...
The genetics of education: 1271 genes account for 10% of the variationArs Technica
Why Progressives Should Embrace the Genetics of EducationNew York Times
Hundreds of gene variants have been linked to education—just how remains a mysteryScience Magazine
Economic Times -Nature
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 20:30

Times Higher Education (THE)

How will fees-free education affect New Zealand's universities?
Times Higher Education (THE)
Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary. Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus: Sign up for the editor's highlights ...

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 00:16

Independent.ie

Education system must prepare students for demands of 21st-century workplace
Independent.ie
The foundation of these skills begins within the education system. This focus on employability aligns with a focus on academic values and the promotion of good learning as students on well-conceived and rigorous academic programmes often have many ...

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 21:35

The Guardian

Rise in unconditional offers prompts call for university admissions overhaul
The Guardian
Sam Gyimah, the higher education minister, said the offers showed universities were more interested in “putting bums on seats” than helping students. “Along with the Office for Students, I am closely monitoring the number being issued and fully expect ...
Unconditional offers 'undermine credibility' of higher education, universities minister warnsTelegraph.co.uk

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 19:01

Bloomberg

Saudi Banks, Health-Care, Education Stocks Favored, Rasmala's Taqi Says
Bloomberg
Saudi Banks, Health-Care, Education Stocks Favored, Rasmala's Taqi Says Ali Taqi, head of equities at Rasmala Investment Bank Ltd. in Dubai, talks about Saudi stocks. He speaks with Yousef Gamal El-Din and Manus Cranny on "Bloomberg Daybreak: ...

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 04:49

Kyodo News Plus

Another senior education ministry official arrested for corruption
Kyodo News Plus
A corruption scandal involving the education ministry expanded Thursday as prosecutors arrested another senior official following the indictment of a bureaucrat for accepting a favor from a private university in exchange for helping it secure a ...
Senior education ministry official arrested on bribery suspicion, second such bureaucratThe Mainichi
Second education ministry official arrestedNHK WORLD
Another Japanese senior education ministry official arrested over corruptionThe Japan Times

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Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 00:45

The Hindu

More than 1000 gene variants linked to educational attainment identified
The Hindu
Scientists have identified nearly 1,300 genetic variants associated with how much education someone may complete – far more than the 74 variants initially discovered in a smaller study two years ago. The research, published in the journal Nature ...

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Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 07:08

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