Wales’ largest supply teaching provider paid two directors almost £1m over two years.
[Daily News] Dodoma -THE newly appointed University of Dodoma (UDOM) Vice Chancellor, Prof Egid Mubofu has promised conducive environment for more research at UDOM to enhance its status as a centre of excellence that offers value added training.
The honor, regarded by some as a Nobel Prize of mathematics, recognizes work on a “grand unified theory” to connect different areas of mathematics.
In 1985, a major report found that ethnic minorities were under-represented in teaching. Little has changed since
Five years ago, I was a successful schoolteacher and had been head of department for many years. I wanted to move into a senior leadership role but there was no support for me to do so. Before I had become head of department, I was tapped on the shoulder, told I was ready and given...
Young people will return to the profession once teachers are given greater autonomy and fairer rewards, says UCL’s Caroline Colon
The significant difference between a postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) and some school-based routes is you’re not thrown in at the deep end; this is not a sink or swim model. It’s a course that provides the opportunity to read and reflect while also...
[Radio Dabanga] Singa -On Thursday two students from Abu Naama Faculty of Agriculture of University of Sennar were arrested and seven others were dismissed following a student protest on campus.
After West Virginia, teachers in some other conservative states are protesting over pay and benefits, with a statewide strike looming in Oklahoma at the start of April.
A US study shows that more children draw women scientists than they did in the 1960s and 1970s.
[Daily Maverick] The death of Tanzanian University of Johannesburg student Baraka Leonard Nafari potentially marks the first known violent xenophobic attack on a South African university campus. However, research shows that African students in South Africa routinely face xenophobic sentiment. By LAURA FREEMAN and JENNY LEE.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has revealed its plan to establish Qualifying Test (QT) centers in every district across the country targeting to accommodate adolescent school dropouts, especially girls.
[Guardian] Benin City -Academics and other stakeholders have called for enactment of anti-open grazing laws in all the 36 states as a proactive measure. They equally urged massive campaign to encourage private ranches and development of a workable formal education for nomads.
Mother tells of academy that seemed to care more about its behaviour policy than her son’s education
One of Natasha Damiral’s proudest moments was when her son Hayden appeared in the lead role of Oliver in his final year play at primary school.
Things had not always been easy for Hayden. He suffered from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), epilepsy and autism traits, and had spells...
[Nation] Details of how all the country’s 26,000 primary schools performed in last year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examination have been released.
For years schools have been sending pupils the message that women are worth less than men. It’s our moral duty to fix that
The cult of the macho “strong leader”, which dominates education, has been damaging in so many ways. I always seem to be reading fatuous accounts of the apparently super-human workloads of our academy trust principals and university presidents. They rise at 5am to lead...
Toby Young email sparks fears university leaders are already kowtowing to new Office for Students
University leaders this week described the government’s new regulator, the Office for Students, as the “Office for State Control”, warning it would prove disastrous for higher education and was “dangerous for democracy”.
The OfS is already mired in controversy thanks to the short-lived appointment...
Many fathers want to share childcare but fear asking for flexible work, says report.
[Capital FM] Nyeri -The Nyeri National Polytechnic has been closed indefinitely after students went on strike demanding transfer of the principal, Agnes Njeri.
[Nation] Striking university lecturers want the court ruling last Friday that directed them to resume work suspended.
[Nairobi News] A Kenyan Kiswahili teacher on Sunday missed out on the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2018.
[Premium Times] The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has rejected the amendment made to the timetable for the 2018 May/June Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE), saying it would only be satisfied if the Islamic Jumat prayer time is kept free throughout the examination.
Teaching girls they are not defined by gender may seem radical for ultra-conservative parents and commentators, but it’s the only way forward
Demands for the resignation of a school principal by a conservative section of its parent community have been gleefully reported by the defenders of education in the rightwing press.
The spat at Santa Sabina, a Catholic girls’ school in the Sydney...