Science Magazine

Trump emphasizes workforce training in new vision for STEM education
Science Magazine
The plan, which looks across the federal government's entire $3-billion investment in STEM education by more than a dozen agencies, emphasizes the importance of computational literacy and the value of blending the arts, social science, and other fields ...

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 20:11

8News

'Just the beginning': Northam, education leaders kick of Computer Science Education Week
8News
RICHMOND, Va. -- At just 15, Shamadre Chambliss spent his Monday tinkering with a project. “Right now, I'm putting on the bearings, gears and our wheels on,” Chambliss said. “It's a slow but steady process.” Chambliss and a group of students from ...
Microsoft pledges $10M to Code.org to expand computer educationCNET
Amazon is coming and Virginia schools are ramping up computer science educationRichmond.com
Governor Northam kicks off Computer Science Education Week in Virginia13newsnow.com WVEC

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Monday, December 3, 2018 - 18:21

Irish Times

Posting payslips cost Department of Education €1.8m last year
Irish Times
The Department of Education spent nearly €1.8 million posting paper payslips to employees and retirees last year, figures show. According to spending figures released to The Irish Times, the total cost of postage paid by the department for last year ...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 01:00

News18

Microsoft to Host First Education Days in India on December 4-5
News18
In an attempt to showcase innovation and exchange of ideas to transform the focus of education on artificial intelligence (AI), Microsoft India is set to host the first "Education Days 2018" here. The two-day event starting Tuesday in this Haryana city ...
Microsoft India set to host the 1st 'Education Days 2018' in IndiaIndia Today

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 02:42

WAVY-TV

'Just the beginning:' Northam, education leaders kick of Computer Science Education Week
WAVY-TV
Monday kicked off Computer Science Education Week in the Commonwealth. The theme this year is “Mission Possible: Cybersecurity,” recognizing the information security industry. In 2016, the General Assembly passed a bill requiring Virginia's Standards ...
Microsoft pledges $10M to Code.org to expand computer educationCNET
Amazon is coming and Virginia schools are ramping up computer science educationRichmond.com

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 02:36

The Conversation UK

T-Levels might mark a 'revolution' in technical education, but who's going to teach all the students?
The Conversation UK
After advice from an expert panel, the government recently announced sweeping reforms to improve vocational education for young people. A new set of technical qualifications, known as T-levels, will be created as an alternative to the academic A-levels.
Oklahoma GOP county chair says public education should be abolishedThinkProgress

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 05:32

The Guardian

Smart Christmas presents for children – as chosen by teachers
The Guardian
“Dolls can be underrated as an educational toy but they perform an important role in encouraging children to role-play adult-child relationships, developing their understanding of the world and building empathy and oracy skills.” She particularly likes ...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 02:16

The Guardian

Ofsted damns 'disjointed' special educational needs provision
The Guardian
The schools watchdog Ofsted has delivered a damning indictment of the education of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), warning that provision is “disjointed and inconsistent”, with thousands missing out on vital support to ...
Ofsted Chief Inspector launches her second Annual Report on state of education and children's care in EnglandGOV.UK
Missing special needs support 'a national scandal'BBC News

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 06:29

VCCircle

Unitus Ventures strikes new bet in education financing startup
VCCircle
Social impact investment firm Unitus Ventures has made a new investment in a startup that provides loans to individuals for education and skill development, a person familiar with the development told VCCircle. Unitus, which marked the first close of ...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 06:03

BW Businessworld

Time To Re-Invent The Management Education System: XLRI Director E. Abraham
BW Businessworld
XLRI, founded in 1949 and India's oldest business school, has imparted world-class management education with an avowed emphasis on shaping business leaders who are responsible and ethical in their workplace and contribute their mite in creating a ...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 03:33

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