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Education

Children’s authors welcome Ofsted’s move to lighten stress on testing

Friday at 15:38 PM, via The Guardian

Writers including Frank Cottrell Boyce and Piers Torday cheer announcement that the schools inspectorate will now reward a broader style of education

Children’s writers including Frank Cottrell Boyce and Piers Torday have hailed Ofsted’s plans to judge schools on the broad range of their education as “great news”.

“Anything that moves away from making humans fit the demands of algorithms...

Ghana:GMA Donates to Street Academy

Friday at 15:04 PM, via All Africa

[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) donated food items and money to the Street Academy to support the course of the academy at the Art Centre in Accra.

Sudan:Muttaz Musa – Education Base of Progress

Friday at 13:06 PM, via All Africa

[SNA] Khartoum -The Prime Minister, Muttaz Musa, said the Education is basis of for achieving renaissance and progress, afirming that the enhancement of education contributesto achieving inclusive development.

Sudan:Al-Bashir Affirms Concern of Presidency of the Republic With Education

Friday at 13:06 PM, via All Africa

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir hs emphasized concern of Presidency of the Republic with education with its all stages for sake of building the nation , congratulating the outstanding students of the Sudanese Certificate Examination for this year.

Sudan:Saudi Minister of Education Appreciated Strong Relations With Sudan

Friday at 13:05 PM, via All Africa

[SNA] Khartoum -The Saudi Minister of Education, Dr. Ahmed لbin Mohamed Al-Eisa, has appreciated firm relations between Sudan and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, referring to the readiness for joint cooperation between his ministry and Omdurman Islamic University in the scientific field.

The School in the Cloud review – how a computer for slum kids inspired a learning debate

Friday at 13:00 PM, via The Guardian

This stimulating documentary looks at physicist and TED-talk guru Sugata Mitra’s ideas about using technology to help children learn for themselves

Half term usually brings forth a minor deluge of U-rated animated features, laid out like cinematic kitchen roll to absorb the attention of restless children. This documentary offers, instead, debate-stimulating viewing for all educators enjoying...

Sudan:Al-Bashir to Receive Talented Student

Friday at 12:55 PM, via All Africa

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir is due to receive, at the Republican Palace Monday, the Talented Student of the Sudanese Secondary School Certificate, 2018, in the presence of the Minister of Education Mashaer Al-Dawalab and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Al-Sadig Al-Hadi AL-Mahadi.

South Africa:Marrying Technology and Home Language Boosts Maths and Science Learning

Friday at 12:03 PM, via All Africa

[The Conversation Africa] Technology, like mobile apps and online learning platforms, is becoming an increasingly important teaching tool all over the world. That’s also true in emerging markets; accessible technologies can essentially be used to take information and digital resources into remote, rural and under-resourced schools.

Ghana:Three Teachers Admit Assaulting Female Student

Friday at 11:13 AM, via All Africa

[Ghanaian Times] Ho -THE three teachers of Sokode Senior High Technical School, who reportedly beat up a female student and left her with swollen knees, have admitted the offence in their caution statements to the police.

Gambia:WFP to Provide D18.5 Million for Daily Meals for Nearly 60,000 Students

Friday at 11:04 AM, via All Africa

[Foroyaa] The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced that it will transfer to participating elementary schools and early childhood development centres an initial amount of more than US$ 370,000 (D 18.5 million) to provide daily meals for up to 60,000 young students.

Kenya:KNUT Gives TSC Notice Over Crucial Talks

Friday at 09:09 AM, via All Africa

[Nation] The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) has issued the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) with a seven-day notice to reconvene talks on teachers’ welfare or face the consequences.

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