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Tips On Overcoming the Fear of Starting a YouTube Channel

Is one of your dreams to start your own YouTube channel? If so, why have you not achieved this yet and what is holding...

Keeping English Language Learning Alive

IF you have been following The Star’s Newspaper-in-Education (Star-NiE) column closely for the past few months, you would have gained a number of ideas...

College Made Them Feel Equal. The Virus Exposed How Unequal Their...

When they were all in the same dorms and eating the same dining hall food, the disparities in students’ backgrounds weren’t as clear as...

Reopening America’s Schools And The Privilege Of Opting Out

"This side of Pennsylvania is still in the red,"' says the mother of two 4-year-olds, a 6-year-old and a 15-year-old. "We don't know when...

Exclusive: Academy Backers Of 1 June Plan Break Ranks

The Elliot Foundation and Dixons Academies Trust, which have a combined total of 40 primary, infant and all-through schools, say they will not be...

Students ‘Being Ignored’ Over Fee-Refund Claim

Sophie Quinn's petition calls for a refund for teaching lost in the Covid-19 outbreak and lecturers' strikes. Her claim was brought before the House...

Covid-19 Shows Up UK Universities’ Shameful Employment Practices

One byproduct of the coronavirus pandemic has been to focus attention on the precariousness of so many people’s economic circumstances: working long hours, yet...

‘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,...
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