China to improve use of education funds
Xinhua
BEIJING, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- China will improve the use and management of public spending on education to promote fair and quality education. In accordance with a recent circular issued by the General Office of the State Council on improving the ...

Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 04:52

Channel NewsAsia

Iran parliament drops plan to impeach education minister
Channel NewsAsia
TEHRAN: Iran's parliament called off a planned vote to impeach the education minister on Sunday (Sep 2), Iranian media reported, offering some respite for the embattled government of President Hassan Rouhani. Twenty-nine lawmakers signed a motion last ...

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Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 05:50

Aljazeera.com

Rohingya children struggle to get most basic education
Aljazeera.com
Rohingya children banned from school by Myanmar's army are struggling to get a formal education in the country they escaped to. Almost 400,000 Rohingya kids moved to Bangladesh in the past year, and many are not in school. One charity is trying to give ...

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Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 01:35

Education must aim to pursue excellence: Bansal
United News of India
Speaking at School Excellence Leadership Award 2018, the function organised by Centre for Education Development which is an educational forum framed by academic and technical experts across country, Mr Bansal said that there must be constructive ...

Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 09:54

RTE.ie

Third-level education scheme for asylum seekers stalls
RTE.ie
A Department of Education-run scheme to facilitate access to third level education for some student asylum seekers appears to have stalled. Two rounds of CAO offers have already been made, but the department has yet to announce the programme for the ...

Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 09:08

CNBC

A bipartisan rallying cry: Teachers hit the campaign trail to demand public education reform
CNBC
"Education is in crisis. And teachers are held responsible for the poor decisions made by lawmakers," said Jahana Hayes, the 2016 National Teacher of the Year who is vying to be Connecticut's first black Democrat in Congress. "Even though we were never ...
Wendy Lecker: Public education as a political movementThe Advocate

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Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 09:00

The Guardian

Use of isolation booths in schools criticised as 'barbaric' punishment
The Guardian
The booths have been described as “internal exclusions” and parents called on academy trusts to release information on the number of hours of education children were missing while in the booths. According to Outwood Grange Academies Trust's behaviour ...

Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 10:36

ERR News

State secondary schools to bring rural area education up to par with cities
ERR News
In her remarks on the occasion of the beginning of the new school year, Minister of Education and Research Mailis Reps (Centre) said that it is the mission of state secondary schools to provide an education on a par with the quality delivered by ...

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Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 08:20

The Guardian

The Guardian view on education: some things money should not buy
The Guardian
By encouraging parental choice in schools, successive governments hoped to harness the ambition of families to give their children the best education possible. But this ambition is by its nature limited. It does not extend to other people's children ...

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Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 13:32

Telegraph.co.uk

Ruth Davidson tells Nicola Sturgeon to abandon indyref2 and concentrate on education and the economy
Telegraph.co.uk
The Sottish Conservative leader accused the First Minister of failing to fight for the future of Scottish children and claimed her government had presided over a “steady decline” in the country's education system. She issued the critique ahead of Ms ...

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Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 17:00

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