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Suspended dean of Oxford college to be reinstated | Education

The dean of an ancient Oxford college who was suspended last September after being accused of “immoral, scandalous or disgraceful conduct” has won a tribunal hearing and will be reinstated next week. Martyn Percy, the dean of Christ Church college, will return to work

Free primary education from 1966 | Daily Express Online

Free primary education from 1966 Published on: Wednesday, August 04, 1965 DAILY EXPRESS (Wednesday, August 4, 1965) JESSELTON, Aug 3 – The Central Government Minister of Education today gave the people of Sabah and Sarawak what they had been asking for a long time

Govt set to improve standards of education in the country

Mr. Paul Kibet Director- Secondary Education (File Picture) The Ministry of Education is set to revamp the operations of the Quality Assurance and Standards to enable it to effectively coordinate and supervise compliance of schools with the established standards of education.  This is provided

‘Overall Preston is heading in the right direction’ – Jobs and educati…

Preston is well placed to prosper and rise above the UK’s current economic difficulties, says the influential Centre For Cities. The think-tank’s chief executive gave a presentation to the Preston Partnership​ after being invited back to update members on the state of the city.

Commentary: Four debates. No questions about K-12 education. What’s go…

Now it’s getting ridiculous: Four debates among Democratic presidential candidates, and no questions – or serious discussion – about K-12 education. A nod goes to Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado, a former superintendent of the Denver school system, who answered a non-education question with

Letters to the Editor: Focus on education on this planet, not outer sp…

As we continue the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, what I’m about to say will not be popular in some quarters. We all know that a high school education is no longer adequate to obtain a well-paying job. As a

Testing four-year-olds to begin in September – but parents kept in dar…

Sophia is four and shy, especially around strangers. In September she starts school and Hayley Phillips, her mother, already worried about how her daughter will settle in, has found out she will have to sit a test. In the first six weeks of the

Jack Ma: Rural Education Integral to China’s Future

China must not only see advances in its education system, but the benefits of that system should reach less-developed regions to ensure the country remains competitive on the world stage, Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma said this week. China’s emphasis on education has

Nothing has helped close education gap | Letters to the Editor

Education is intended as the great equalizer, the equalizer that allows poor children the chance to compete with their more affluent counterparts. But education is also the great segregator when poor children don’t gain the education that allows them to compete. In Nebraska it

A case for trade school: Could it fix higher education?

SALT LAKE CITY — Work boots. Hooded sweatshirt underneath a Carhartt jacket. Tool belt. Truck. That’s the perception for many of a career after trade school. Nathan Meyer thought so, too. Although he’d taken classes in high school for CPR and EMT training at