[Nation] The seemingly unending spat between the Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) and the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) took a new twist when the commission deferred a meeting scheduled for Friday.
[Nation] A dispute is brewing between the administration of Chuka University, students and bar owners in Ndagani market over influx of clubs and drugs near the institution.
[Vanguard] Ibadan -MILD drama ensued when roads that led to Oyo State Secretariat, Ibadan, en route Queen Elizabeth Road, Mokola, were, yesterday, blocked by enraged students of Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, OSCATECH, Igboora; Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, EACOED, Oyo, and Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, protesting the prolonged closure of their...
Thousands of Venezuelans have fled to Brazil, trying to escape their country’s crisis.
Sorting people by ‘merit’ will do nothing to fix inequality. By Kwame Anthony Appiah
Michael Young was an inconvenient child. His father, an Australian, was a musician and music critic, and his mother, who grew up in Ireland, was a painter of a bohemian bent. They were hard-up, distractible and frequently on the outs with each other. Michael, born in 1915 in Manchester, soon found that neither...
I was an obedient child, and think kids should be stretched. But the amount of schoolwork my children get is unacceptable
Between the hours of 6.30 and 7.15pm nightly, we sit down in my house to do homework. This has been a surprising addition to the schedule, given that my children aren’t yet four years old. More surprising has been my enormous hostility towards it; while my daughters...
How do we know if children are misbehaving or mentally ill?
Letters from Prehistoric Society president Clive Gamble, British Academy Europe liaison chair Helen Wallace, Steve Peers and Louise Rowntree and Kelvin Appleton
How hard can it be for the government to stop its Brexit dithering for a moment and remove the planning blight surrounding EU research funding (‘We haven’t got a plan B’: Academics race to safeguard research amid Brexit fears, 16...
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first book in the trilogy, here is an excerpt from an interview between the publisher and the author.
As a trial on alleged Asian American discrimination that may decide the fate of affirmative action plays out in Boston, both sides charge the other with racism
A trial that could eventually decide the fate of affirmative action programs in the United States is playing out in Boston as a lawsuit that alleges Harvard has intentionally and systematically discriminated against Asian Americans...
Friends of Amelia Eldred were ready with a group hug as she walked into school on her new leg.
The post-university slump is real, but there are ways you can pick yourself up when you’re missing your old life
Three years of study, plus a year as a sabbatical officer on the students’ union, and here I am. A part of me never considered that this moment would actually come: after four long years at university, I’m living back at home. Returning after such a long period of freedom can be...
[Nyasa Times] The sit-in by University of Malawi (Unima) support staff has left students stranded as some of the key facilities have been sealed and the students have expressed dismay that the development is going to negatively affect their studies.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Publishers Association has disowned books with inappropriate content reported to be in circulation in schools, saying the books have originated from neighbouring countries.
[Daily News] IRENE Mushi comes from a poor family in Kahama District, the diamond-rich area located in northwestern Tanzania. Irene has dreams of pursuing further education, but her family financial capacity was holding her back.
Michelle Heaton went through early menopause aged 38 after a hysterectomy.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Higher Education Students Loans Board (HESLB) has assured all loan beneficiaries that they will receive their allocations before universities open next month.
[Citizen] Babati -Science and Technology deputy minister William Ole Nasha has said the government has no plan of abolishing the informal education sector, which, according to him, helps those who initially missed educational opportunities.
Annual release of interview questions comes with suggested ways of answering them
How you listen to music, what a rock looks like, and what historians cannot know about the past are among this year’s list of sample interview questions published by Oxford University.
The annual release of interview questions and suggested ways of answering them are designed to prepare aspiring students for the...
Repeat offenders face a further fine of up to £250 in Bristol’s bid to tackle late night disturbance.
[Monitor] Kampala -The management of Makerere University has said it will investigate students’ marks alteration scandal at all its nine colleges.