Tepid reception from educators for President's call for more 'vocational education'
Santa Fe New Mexican
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's calls this week for more vocational schools have received a lukewarm reception from the higher education community, including from the educators who teach in the programs he is championing. The president first ...

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Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 21:15

Richmond.com

Education briefs for Monday, Feb. 5
Richmond.com
HENRICO — Students from Sonya Smith's fourth-grade class at The Collegiate School in Henrico County finished in third place in the national Be-a-Famous Writer contest. The contest, in its ninth year, had a theme of dragons this year. The students from ...

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Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 22:38

FE Week

FE and social justice: Top six education committee chair recommendations
FE Week
Robert Halfon is set to give the keynote address on the theme of social justice and skills at an event run by the Centre of Social Justice, the Learning and Work Institute, and the Open University on Monday morning. The chair of the Commons education ...
Force universities to offer degree apprenticeships, says Tory MPTimes Higher Education (THE)

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Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 18:10

The Guardian

UK universities report rise in applications from EU students
The Guardian
“They show that students from the EU and further abroad continue to want a first-class UK higher education, which bodes well for the future post-Brexit.” University admissions officers said the government's guarantee for EU students starting in 2018 ...

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Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 19:00

Firstpost

Nearly 40% adolescent girls in India lack access to education, majority forced to stay at home: NCPCR report
Firstpost
A majority of Indian adolescent girls are not attending any educational institution, and it's not because they are working, but because they are either forced to do household duties, are dependent or engaged in begging, suggests a recent report by the ...

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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 02:02

Music education adapts to technology and a competitive job market
UT The Daily Texan
It's not hard to see that music education may be waning. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, music teaching jobs are growing at 6 percent with a median annual salary of $50,110. However, music education is more valuable than people may realize ...

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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 01:16

Times LIVE

Gigaba invites ideas on paying for free tertiary education
Times LIVE
As Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba prepares to deliver his maiden Budget Speech on February 21‚ he is looking for ideas from the public on how to find the money to enact President Jacob Zuma's unexpected announcement of free tertiary education for ...

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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 04:10

Education 'heading for a crisis' as teachers leave
Jersey Evening Post
Rob Ward, the Jersey president of the National Education Union (the NUT section), warned that many more teachers could soon leave or be signed off. 'It is as bad as I've ever known it in Jersey,' Mr Ward said. 'We are hitting a tipping-point in ...

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 06:07

Education ministry on countrywide tour to enhance quality of education
The New Times
The Ministry of Education on Monday launched a countrywide awareness campaign on quality education that officials believe would help identify issues affecting the quality of education and chart way to address them. The tour that targets over 600 ...

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 03:39

The Guardian

'Dangerous proposal': campaigners in Kenya condemn sex education plan
The Guardian
David Oginde, presiding bishop of Christ is the Answer Ministries, one of Kenya's largest and most influential Pentecostal churches, wrote in a comment piece for a Kenyan newspaper: “Many parents and family organisations are in full support of ...

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 05:01

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