[Ghanaian Times] The government has been urged to adopt a multi-track educational system in the country to ensure the enrollment of the large number of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates who sit for the examination annually.
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[Ghanaian Times] Happy Kids School as part of its 25th anniversary has inaugurated a modern science laboratory to enhance the teaching and learning of science in the school.
[Ethiopian Herald] In Ethiopia’s education setup, females have been largely marginalized for long (since the inception of modern education to the last few decades). As a consequence of the patriarchal socio-cultural system, female students’ had no equal right to participate in schooling.
[Monitor] Kampala -Makerere University has re-advertised about 40 courses two weeks after they released the private admission list.
Liberia:The Ministry of Education Should Stop Making Policies On the Fly and Arbitrarily Overturning Its Own Rules and Regulations
[Observer] The Ministry of Education’s abrupt overturn of its regulations barring graduation exercises for 12th grade school leavers before the official release of exam results, or for those who failed the WASSCE but passed in their respective schools, have left the public in disbelief wondering just what to make of the Ministry’s flouting of its own rules even after it had penalized some...
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday graced the laying of the foundation stone for the construction of the Mwalimu Nyerere Leadership School at Kibaha.
[Nyasa Times] It is sad and unfortunate. Barely a week after Malawi celebrated 54 years of independence, it has been discovered that there are some schools in the country which deserve not to be called such.
Oxford University Museum: For 70 years, researchers have been watching ‘particularly hideous’ young swifts turn into long-winged angels
This glorious structure is a place rich in history. As we walked through the galleries our guide paused to show us the great oak door behind which Bishop Wilberforce confronted “Darwin’s bulldog”, Thomas Huxley, in their famous debate on evolution. We,...
Teenagers in England are taught not to get caught up in knife crime in the summer holidays.
[The Conversation Africa] In an attempt to curb cheating during national examinations, Kenya’s Ministry of Education has banned parents, and others, from visiting students at boarding school. The Conversation Africa’s Moina Spooner asked Callen Nyamwange to explain what lies behind the cheating crisis at Kenya’s schools and what can be done to prevent it.
A school in Peterborough has decided to give pupils verbal feedback instead of marking their books.
Critics say shifting counselling resources into ‘wellbeing’ is perverse and dangerous when depression and suicide among students are at worrying levels
Amid mounting concern over student suicides, some universities have found a surprising solution to their long mental health waiting lists – they are reducing or outsourcing their counselling services in a move apparently designed to shift the...
The moment has come for the left to refashion our education system in a more socially just form
A fresh conversation about a very old divide is back on the political agenda. Robert Verkaik’s book Posh Boys: How the English Public Schools Ruin Britain (note that linking verb) is currently making waves, with Andrew Marr confidently predicting that reform of private schools is “coming within a...
[Premium Times] Pascal Mubenga, Ph.D., a teacher and Transformational Education leader, was recently appointed Superintendent of Durham Public School District, North Carolina in the United States. In this role, he leads 53 schools ranging from kindergarten to high school with a population of thirty-thousand students, three thousand teachers, and thousands of administrative employees. The Durham...
Some children turning up to see their new school have had a nasty surprise: reading and writing tests
When primary school teacher Ed Finch discovered that his son Douglas, in year 6, would be tested on his literacy and numeracy during a “transition day” at his new secondary school this term, he was outraged. “I thought it was a pretty shoddy and bizarrely unhelpful thing to do,” he...
The UK’s biggest teaching union says disqualified teachers may still be able to work as tutors.
Research finds that of 9,115 titles published last year, only 4% featured BAME characters
Only 1% of British children’s books feature a main character who is black or minority ethnic, a investigation into representations of people of colour has found, with the director calling the findings “stark and shocking”.
In a research project that is the first of its kind, and funded by Arts Council...
[This Day] Students of Caleb British International School, Abijo GRA-Lekki, Lagos, have excelled in the West African Senior Secondary School Examination (WASSCE)’s results, recently released by the West African Examination Council (WAEC).
[Ghanaian Times] The entire results of 26,434 candidates who sat for the 2018 West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in Ghana have been withheld, the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has said.
Artists and historians make sure the imagery of May’s Irish abortion referendum is preserved.