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Iraq: Violence and reform in education. Iraq: Violence and reform in education.
Attacks on universities and cultural institutions have made getting a good education in Iraq difficult. Many intellectuals have sought refuge in the northern region of Kurdistan, where educational reform is underway. Books are written in Egypt, printed in Lebanon and read in Iraq, according to an old Middle Eastern proverb. In the region, Iraqis have long been considered well-educated and inter...
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Knowledge is power: why education matters. Knowledge is power: why education matters.
Education means more than acquiring knowledge. It empowers people to develop personally and become politically active. That's not always in the interests of rulers, writes DW's editor-in-chief Ute Schaeffer. Knowledge is power - this insight is at least four centuries old, formulated by philosopher Francis Bacon during the Enlightenment. His statement has lost nothing in terms of relevance and ...
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Schools Hurry To Register Candidates For 2018 Cowbellpedia Qualifying Examination As Deadline Approaches. Schools Hurry To Register Candidates For 2018 Cowbellpedia Qualifying Examination As Deadline Approaches.
Schools Hurry To Register Candidates For 2018 Cowbellpedia Qualifying Examination As Deadline Approaches With the February 11 deadline for registration fast approaching, secondary school authorities across the country are besieging the Cowbellpedia Registration Portal to enlist their students for the 2018 Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics Television Quiz Show. The qualifying examinatio...
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Education Month launches with ‘wellness’ theme. Education Month launches with ‘wellness’ theme.
As schools across the country opened their doors on Monday, the Education Ministry launched Education Month 2017, which focuses on wellness and family, with the aim of linking academics with community development. The fact that education is at the heart of community development prompted this year’s theme “Promoting Wellness in Communities through Quality Education.” It was announc...
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Heads warn of 'chronic' funding shortages. Heads warn of 'chronic' funding shortages.
Head teachers from 5,500 schools across England have signed a joint letter to Chancellor Philip Hammond warning of "chronic" funding shortages. It comes as a primary school in west London says it is considering cutting hours because of money problems. The heads are warning of budget gaps and unequal funding - saying schools would have an extra £5.5bn if they were funded at the same level as ...
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Cowbell Doubles Prize Money For Cowbellpedia Winners, Introduces New Initiatives To Mark 20 Years Of Support For Mathematics. Cowbell Doubles Prize Money For Cowbellpedia Winners, Introduces New Initiatives To Mark 20 Years Of Support For Mathematics.
The 2018 edition of Cowbellpedia Secondary Schools Mathematics TV Quiz show and the search for the next inventor commenced on a high note on Tuesday in Lagos as Promasidor Nigeria Limited, makers of Cowbell Milk, announced an expansion of the initiative to mark 20 years relationship of Cowbell and Mathematics. Speaking at a press briefing in Lagos, Mr. Anders Einarsson, Managing Director of Pro...
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Teach For America Alum Works To Build Opportunities In Nevada. Teach For America Alum Works To Build Opportunities In Nevada.
A year later, Lamarre leads at the intersection of workforce development and education, where he's expanding economic opportunity by creating new career pathways on in-demand fields. Lamarre says his time as a teacher in his hometown, of Miami, prepared him for working with the critical policy issues he now seeks to advance. Growing up in Little Haiti, Miami Lamarre understands the human...
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10 Things to Know About Getting Into Your Dream College. 10 Things to Know About Getting Into Your Dream College.
There’s no magic formula for getting into a selective college, but over a decade covering admissions for The Chronicle of Higher Education, I’ve picked up a thing or two. These takeaways, based on hundreds of interviews with admissions deans over the years, may help you navigate the process. Admissions decisions aren’t all about you. When colleges choose applicants, they’re juggling competing ...
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Today in Apple history: Dell PCs overtake Macs in education market. Today in Apple history: Dell PCs overtake Macs in education market.
October 27, 1999: Dell Computer overtakes Apple in the educational market, stealing Cupertino’s crown as the the top company selling computers to U.S. schools. Steve Jobs, who is still in the process of rebuilding Apple after its near-collapse in the 1990s, faces heavy criticism for ignoring one of the company’s strongest markets. Why education matters for Apple News that Apple lost its com...
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Henderson's top stories in education for 2016. Henderson's top stories in education for 2016.
Like in 2015, the Spottsville project and the nickel tax continued to dominate Henderson education headlines in 2016. Construction finally began in earnest this fall on the new two-story elementary school to replace the existing Spottsville Elementary. The new school is being built to the east of the existing school. It will have a traditional schoolhouse look, complete with a small cupola t...
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