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‘National Parents Union’ to Challenge Political Influence of Teachers Groups

The formation of a parents union is specifically designed to disrupt the state of K-12 politics, which is largely controlled by the two national...

University Cancelled Seminar By Feminist Speaker Following Threats Of Protest...

A university cancelled a seminar by a feminist speaker, citing “academic freedom”, following threats of protest from transgender activists ...

Helping Low-Income Students Navigate College

Diogene Artiles, now a sophomore at Columbia University, recalls gathering in a Manhattan auditorium his freshman year of high school with dozens of ninth...

The High Court Takes on School Choice

A decision in the case has seismic implications not just for schools and the Constitution but for the Trump administration’s No. 1 education priority...

High-Flying Comprehensives, Not Grammar Schools, Are Best To Improve The Prospects...

Grammar schools "unequivocally damage" social mobility, according to a dossier of evidence compiled by a group of leading academics ...

One In Four Children ‘Has Too Little Sleep’

One in four 11 to 15-year-olds in England have too little sleep, a World Health Organization study suggests. The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children...

Four Out Of Five Children In Care Have Special Educational Needs

Four out of five children taken into care in England during their school years required support for special educational needs (SEN) at some point between...

Spain: Far Right Seeks to Ban Educational Content

Education unions have condemned the "parental PIN" that the Spanish ultra-right wing is promoting in a bid to undermine equality and diversity education in...

European Commission Launches New Prize For Schools

This new prize will reward secondary schools that help their pupils learn about the European Union in interesting ways ...

Wuhan Virus: Singapore Schools Ask Parents, Staff To Declare Weekend Travel...

SINGAPORE - Pre-schools in Singapore have stepped up measures to safeguard against the mystery Wuhan virus, which continues to spread in China and abroad ...

Cameroon Teachers Wants Corporal Punishment Reinstated

Cameroon teachers are protesting what they say is growing violence against them by both students and their parents, and the teachers are urging the...

Students Anticipate Fresh Changes

STUDENTS are anticipating fresh changes now that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is acting Education Minister. The move has been widely speculated following...

Grammar School Pupils Are No More Likely To Go To A...

Going to a grammar school does not make you any more likely than a comprehensive educated child to get into an “elite” university, a...

Where 4-Year Schools Find a Pool of Applicants: 2-Year Schools

Community colleges are the workhorses of higher education. They don’t charge a lot and they take everybody. It’s why nearly a third of college...

States With the Most Equitable School Funding

NEARLY HALF OF U.S. states have yet to return their public school funding to pre-2008 Great Recession levels, according to a report issued Monday by the...

John Hattie Takes On His Visible Learning Critics

The way John Hattie tells it, his fame is an accident and the fact that you know his name at all is largely down...

Kate Launches Childhood Survey To Help Under-Fives

The Duchess of Cambridge has launched a UK-wide survey to help improve early childhood. The five-question online survey aims to "spark a national conversation"...

‘Maths Whisperer’: Cardiff Teacher Gets A* Grades For Entire Class

A Cardiff teacher nicknamed “the maths whisperer” after his entire class of 30 pupils gained an A* at GCSE was back in school on Wednesday,...

UK: Unions Highlight Shortcomings Of Ofsted Report On ‘Stuck’ Schools’

Education unions in the UK have said that a report detailing how some schools have improved and others have not does not paint the...

VET Mobility Scheme Selects Three Projects For Funding

The results of the pilot Vocational Education and Training mobility (VET) mobility scheme for the Enlargement Countries and Africa (EAC/S34/2018) have now been published....

School Buses To Get ‘Smart’ Makeovers To Allow E-Payment, GPS Tracking...

SINGAPORE - Smart technology is being introduced gradually in buses ferrying schoolchildren from 2020, a move that will allow parents to make e-payments and...

Can You Be Well-Educated If You Know Nothing about Africa?

Africa-America Institute CEO Kofi Apenteng is determined that the six-decade old organization - which has enabled higher education for thousands of Africans who have...

Tried-And-True Method Of Learning English

TWENTY years ago, Dr Gunadevi K Jeevi Subramaniam had the chance to attend a Newspaper-in-Education (NiE) workshop by The Star in Langkawi. Since then,...

Oxford College Rows Back On Transgender Discussion Rules Following Outcry Over...

An Oxford college has rowed back on its code of conduct for a transgender discussion following criticism that it was closing down free speech...

Radical Survival Strategies for Struggling Colleges

Mergers, acquisitions, shorter degree programs and major shifts in course offerings are just some of the tactics being employed to lure more students ...

Rust Belt, Deep South Home to Most Economically Segregated School Districts

THE 50 MOST economically segregated school district borders in the country – borders that isolate communities with high rates of poverty from their wealthier neighbors...

Ofsted Hits Back Against Schools ‘Narrowing Education’

Amanda Spielman has warned that she will not turn a "blind eye" to schools "narrowing the curriculum" as she launched her third annual report...

Warning Over Youth Career Aspiration-Reality Disconnect

The career hopes and dreams of young people in the UK are at odds with the types of jobs available, a study warns. Research...

Senior UK Academics Protest Over Pay And Working Conditions

Senior academics are refusing to act as external examiners – a vital part of higher education assessments – in protest at pay and working...
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