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SATURDAY, 24 MARCH 2018, 19:46


Namibia:Nantu Attributes Teacher Shortages to Merger

Yesterday at 11:35 AM, via All Africa

[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.

Namibia:U.S.$8.4 Million for Teachers’ Development

Yesterday at 11:20 AM, via All Africa

[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.

Nigeria:Christian Schools Threaten to Boycott Future WAEC Exams

Yesterday at 10:53 AM, via All Africa

[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...

They called my university a PhD factory – now I understand why | Academics Anonymous

Yesterday at 09:30 AM, via The Guardian

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...

Learning on the job: how to take your teaching career to the next level

Yesterday at 09:30 AM, via The Guardian

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,...

Selective schools make no difference to GCSE results, study says

Yesterday at 08:00 AM, via The Guardian

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...

Toby Young clings on to taxpayer-funded free schools role

Thursday at 22:03 PM, via The Guardian

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...

Cambridge University reveals 15% gender pay gap

Thursday at 18:37 PM, via The Guardian

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...

Tanzania:Teachers Enlightened On Science Research

Thursday at 16:33 PM, via All Africa

[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).

Nigeria:Boosting Academia, Industry Collaboration On ICT Park

Thursday at 16:24 PM, via All Africa

[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.

Ethiopia:Best Practices to Scale Up TVET Education Quality

Thursday at 16:20 PM, via All Africa

[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...

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