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Applied universities – A viable path to higher education

ETHIOPIA The idea of the applied university is growing as an enticing concept in developed and developing countries alike, offering a vehicle for system differentiation and the production of high-level practical skills. The applied university goes by many names – polytechnic university, university of

Polarizing but enduring Cabinet member: Education head DeVos

When President Donald Trump visits a school, it’s usually for a campaign rally, not a classroom tour. At his latest State of the Union address, he mentioned education just once. On Twitter, he has used the word “education” six times while in office, compared

We’ll make badly behaved pupils repeat a year, say academies | Educati…

An academy chain has been criticised for saying it will hold pupils back a year if they break school behaviour rules. Outwood Grange Academy Trust (Ogat), which runs 31 schools across the north of England and the East Midlands, has previously been criticised for

Dick Riley and the state of education in SC – FOX Carolina

Dick Riley and the state of education in SC  FOX Carolina Former SC governor and Secretary of Education Dick Riley talks about the challenges facing SC schools today. (4/26/2019) Source link Google News

Lessons in Victorian education at Chapel Allerton Primary School

A lesson in Victorian education has been delivered to primary pupils as they stepped back in time to when their school was built. A lesson in Victorian education has been delivered to primary pupils as they stepped back in time to when their school

EdNext Podcast: What Studies Really Show about Social and Emotional Le…

Is social and emotional learning the missing piece in education reform, or is it just another fad that will distract education reformers from ensuring that students are prepared academically for what lies ahead? Grover “Russ” Whitehurst, argues that those looking for a body of

Northeast State celebrates placement of last steel beam on Technical E…

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — During a ceremony Thursday in front of Northeast State Community College’s future Technical Education Complex, college and Sullivan County officials and students celebrated the placement of the last steel beam on the frame of the structure. Several Northeast State administrators, including

Elyria Catholic High School celebrates 70 years of education, values |…

Education is available at many schools, but Elyria Catholic High School has provided 70 years of learning with values, said the spiritual leader of the Cleveland Catholic Diocese. Bishop Nelson J. Perez was the keynote speaker at the 70th Anniversary Ball and 2019 Forward

Sullivan School Board to vote on resolution opposing Tenn. bills for e…

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. —  The Sullivan County Board of Education will vote tonight on a resolution to oppose legislation that would create an educational savings account program in the state. Board member Matthew Spivey, of Kingsport, who is sponsoring the resolution, said during the board’s work

Nashville affordable housing gets historic windfall and education turm…

CLOSE “The Dose,” a weekly dose of news you can actually use. Ayrika L Whitney, The Tennessean Hello from The Dose, a place to share the news we’re all talking about — and actually experiencing. Each week, you’ll find: a stat worth digging into, a dose of news