[News24Wire] With daily experiences of crime, violence and gang activity in and around schools in Cape Town, there is a greater need for children to understand and exercise both their human rights and responsibilities, a teacher said on Thursday.
[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia National Teachers’ Union (Nantu) leadership has come out strongly against the merger of colleges of education with the University of Namibia (Unam), saying it has contributed to the shortage of primary school teachers in Namibia.
[New Era] Windhoek -The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture plans to spend N$100 million to train underqualified teachers and curb the shortage of teachers the ministry experiences.
[This Day] Jos -Christian schools in Nigeria under the aegis of the Association of Christian Schools in Nigeria (ACSN) have threatened to withdraw from participating in future examinations conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) if the council carries out its recent decision to disqualify Christian schools from participating in the supervision of the forthcoming WAEC...
[Citizen] Statistically, Anna Daniel stood little chance of completing her master’s degree at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) last year.
Senior academics warned that my university cared more about cheap labour than launching academic careers. It turns out they were right
As I reluctantly consider quitting academia after a year-long research fellowship, I find myself recalling a drug dealer’s line in the film Withnail and I: “If you’re hanging on to a rising balloon, you’re presented with a difficult decision – let go...
From finding the right support networks to expanding your skillset, experts share advice on professional development
Teachers, like their students, are always learning. But how can you use this to boost your professional development? Where might you find opportunities to develop leadership skills or take on more responsibility? And how do you get the support you need?
In our recent online Q&A,...
[Monitor] Kampala -The Ministry of Education has recommended criminal prosecution of Kibuli Secondary School headmaster after its investigation report implicated him in sexually abusing his female students.
Analysis undercuts argument that grammar schools are needed for the brightest pupils to reach their full academic potential
Selective schools make no difference to pupils’ GCSE results, according to a scientific analysis that undercuts the argument that grammar schools are necessary for the brightest pupils to reach their full academic potential.
The study showed that the 7% difference in...
The parents in Oldham who struggle to buy food and basic necessities for their children
The parents of Jaelynn Willey, 16, who was shot at Great Mills High School in Great Mills, Md., said she was “brain dead and has nothing, no life, left in her.”
Students will be graded numerically on a scale from 9 to 1.
Mark Dombroski, 19, was found in a Bermuda dry moat on Monday. The police said there was no evidence of foul play, but it is not yet known what caused him to fall.
DfE reluctantly reappoints New Schools Network due to absence of other applicants
Toby Young has held on to his taxpayer-funded post running a free schools advisory service, despite his controversial views on women and genetics, but only after there were no other applicants.
Sources within the Department for Education (DfE) say ministers have reluctantly decided to reappoint the New Schools...
Top universities report big disparity between male and female employees’ earnings
Oxbridge colleges and universities across England are displaying huge variations in the way they reward female members of staff, according to data released to the government as part of the gender pay gap audit.
The University of Cambridge is the latest university to submit its records, revealing a 15% gap in...
South Africa:Basic Education Department to Implement Urgent Sanitation Audit Following Pit Toilet Death
[News24Wire] Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on Thursday committed to abide by the Presidency’s instructions for an audit of school sanitation facilities within three months.
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia can benefit hugely from linking its Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) program with its industries as experts contend that such linkage improves manpower competency and industries’ productivity.
[This Day] The authorities must do more to turn the fortunes around
[Daily News] Dodoma -SCIENCE teachers from seven Dodoma-based secondary schools will from today will be enlightened on how to conduct scientific research during a workshop hosted by the Young Scientists Tanzania (YST).
[This Day] The $8m grant from the World Bank for the establishment of an ICT Park at Obafemi Awolowo University is a laudable idea that calls for collaboration between the academic community and technology firms.
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is taking the best practices and experiences of various countries to scale-up its Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) program, and ensure economic transformation in all sectors. As TVET plays a crucial role in bringing economic growth through highly skilled and capable workforce, the government is working in collaboration with and gaining various...