Economic Times

CM Kumaraswamy gives higher education portfolio to 'class 8 pass' minister
Economic Times
"What have I studied? I'm working as the chief minister" - this was Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy response today as he dismissed questions on allocating Higher Education portfolio to a minister who has studied till class 8. Kumaraswamy, who ...
GT Devegowda unhappy with Higher Education portfolioDeccan Herald

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Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 08:55

Education and hypocrisy
University candidates taking part in Friday's nationwide exam on the subject of Modern Greek were asked to distinguish between the notions of “education” (paideia) and “training,” on the basis of a passage written by professor Dimitris Maronitis. The ...

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 13:39

89.3 KPCC

DeVos On School Safety; A New Leader For Education's Civil Rights Office
89.3 KPCC
This week saw the first public session of the school safety commission formed by President Trump after the Parkland shooting and headed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. As NPR's Brakkton Booker reported, however, DeVos wasn't at that listening ...

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 08:20


Education Secretary issues call to arms for school governors
The Education Secretary will announce that the budget for training and support for this “army of volunteers” will be doubled to £6 million up to 2021 to ensure more school leaders have access to popular training courses that build on their existing ...

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Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 06:12

The Hindu

Education dept. goes the whole hog for higher enrolement
The Hindu
The Department of School Education is the largest among the 200 departments in the State. It focuses on primary and secondary education besides arranging to train teachers. As part of reforms in the sector, a slew of measures have been initiated under ...
Want To Empower Parents in Public Education? Here Are the Bureaucracies That Have To GoNewBostonPost (blog)

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Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 14:38

Broadway World

Parkland Drama Teacher Who Helped Save 65 To Receive Tony Award For Education
On Sunday, Herzfeld will be recognized for her work on theater's biggest night at the 72nd annual Tony Awards at Radio City in New York, where she'll receive this year's award for excellence in theater education. The honor, bestowed by the Tony Awards ...
From Classroom to Stage: Meet 2018 Excellence in Theatre Education Tony Award Winner, Melody HerzfeldBroadway World

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Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 10:48

The burden of education
The Hindu
The Education Department has its own expectations as well. “The year-long learning enhancement programme 'GnanaDhaara' introduced for students of Classes I to X, the presence of over 300 digital classrooms plus another 212 virtual classrooms ...

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 14:45

Canada raises more than $3.8B for girls' education at G7
The Canadian government announced at the G7 summit in Quebec that it has raised more than $3.8 billion in an effort with other countries to send the world's poorest girls to school. That includes a $400-million investment from Canada as part of the ...
Girls' education gets $3.8-billion boost at G7The Globe and Mail
Canada raises more than $3.8 billion for poor girls' education at G7Financial Post

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Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 14:23

Hindustan Times

Higher education minister in Karnataka cabinet is a 'Class 8 pass', CM Kumaraswamy sees no wrong
Hindustan Times
“What have I studied? I'm working as the chief minister” — this was Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy's response on Saturday as he dismissed questions on allocating the higher education portfolio to a minister who has studied till class 8.
Kumaraswamy gives higher education portfolio to 'Class 8 pass ...Times of India
Karnataka's new higher education minister is Class 8 passDeccan Herald
'Higher Education' doesn't enthuse GT Deve GowdaThe Hindu
The New Indian Express
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Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 09:00

Education department seeks to maintain winning note in Kerala government schools
The New Indian Express
KOCHI: After government schools in Ernakulam district topped the state in terms of pass per cent, the Education Department is working towards ensuring success in the next academic year as well. In the SSLC examination, the pass per cent of the ...

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 20:22