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Loyola faculty receive grant to help develop courses for special educa…

February 23, 2021 | By Molly Robey Left to right: Irene Bal, lecturer in the Educational Technology Program, and Kelly Keane, Ed.D., senior lecturer and director of the Educational Technology Program Irene Bal, lecturer in the Educational Technology Program, and Kelly

John Swinney urged to set out education reform timetable

John Swinney is under pressure to set out a timetable detailing how he will respond to calls for sweeping reform of key education agencies. It comes after opposition MSPs teamed up to back a motion demanding that schools watchdog Education Scotland be broken up, with inspection activities

Philanthropist tackles the issue of student loan debt in new book, ‘Ed…

Scott MacDonald is familiar with the struggles that come from the trillion-dollar student debt crisis in this country. His MacDonald Scholars program was created to help address this by providing scholarships to full-time college students in exchange for community service hours and a project

Expert in experiential education joins CSU Spur team

Kathryn Venzor joins CSU Spur as the Director of Education Kathryn Venzor has joined the Colorado State University Spur team as the Director of Education, bringing more than 17 years of experience in curriculum and program development, environmental conservation, and community engagement. “I couldn’t

Resources to tackle the nation’s math education deficit

Ask students whether they like math. Now ask the same question about money. Usually their reactions are pretty distinct! Since finances boil down to numbers, couldn’t they be used to teach math? Of course, the answer is yes. Teaching about money is just one

Weymouth College’s Higher Education Centre to get £250,000 refurb | Ne…

The investment is coming from Dorset LEP Author: Maria GreenwoodPublished 23 minutes agoLast updated 23 minutes ago A quarter of a million pounds is going to be spent on refurbishing Weymouth College’s Higher Education Centre. The money is coming from the Dorset Local Enterprise

The Trends At New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE:EDU) Tha…

If you’re not sure where to start when looking for the next multi-bagger, there are a few key trends you should keep an eye out for. Amongst other things, we’ll want to see two things; firstly, a growing return on capital employed (ROCE) and

Schools may reopen region by region, says medical adviser

Geoff Barton, general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders, said: “Although the government intends that schools will fully reopen after the February half-term holiday, it is clearly in the balance when this happens and whether there will be any sort of

4 tips for using testing to assist learning | News

In a recent study, researchers demonstrated that giving students short, topic-specific quizzes after an exam improves their chemistry learning performance. We often use testing to quantify how much knowledge students have gained. However, tests can also contribute to learning. This testing effect is defined

Join OlyFed in Celebrating Inspiration and Education for Martin Luther…

Martin Luther King Jr. Day honors a great man. But it’s also “a day on, not a day off” and “the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities,” explains NationalService.gov. Locally,