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Considering higher education? Consider Gower College Swansea

Gower College Swansea has always enjoyed a strong reputation for further education, but did you know that hundreds of people also study for a higher education (HE) qualification there every year? It is a Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) provider of HE courses, many of which are validated by leading institutions such as University of South Wales, University ... Read More »

How Education Can Solve The Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

For much of the last decade, global leaders in business, government and the non-profit world have been sounding a loud alarm about a mounting youth employment crisis. With good reason. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), there are about 71 million unemployed 15-to-24-year-olds around the globe, many of them facing long-term unemployment. This is close to an historic peak of ... Read More »

How Canada became an education superpower

Canada has climbed into the top tier of education rankings When there are debates about the world’s top performing education systems, the names that usually get mentioned are the Asian powerhouses such as Singapore and South Korea or the Nordic know-alls, such as Finland or Norway. But with much less recognition, Canada has climbed into the top tier of international ... Read More »

Lheidli T’enneh, school district sign education agreement

Lheidli T’enneh First Nation and School District 57 signed a local education agreement Friday. The five-year local education agreement confirms that both the Lheidli T’enneh and the school district share a common commitment, responsibility and accountability for First Nation student success which includes academic, social, cultural, linguistic, emotional and physical learning, according to the district. “Lheidli T’enneh sees this as ... Read More »

Governor Ivey tours Auburn, impressed with local education

Repeatedly expressing her Tiger pride Tuesday with “War Eagle” references, Gov. Kay Ivey returned to the city of her college alma mater and spoke to Auburn teachers, business leaders and government officials during her “Listen, Learn, Help, & Lead Tour,” a multi-stop initiative her administration has embraced while visiting and inquiring about the needs of Alabama communities. Talking with the media ... Read More »

Special needs education: giving children every chance

Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire or decades, Government policy towards children with special needs was one of denial and neglect. There was little policy or legislation. Most education was carried out by religious orders. Even as late as the 1990s, the State argued that certain groups of children with intellectual disabilities were “ineducable”. Thankfully, much has changed since. A series of ... Read More »

U.S. Hails Afghans’ Strides In Education, Urges For More Work

U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Hugo Llorens said that Afghanistan has made significant strides in education sector over the past 15 years, urging more efforts to be undertaken in the sector so that no child in the country remains deprived of learning.  “Afghanistan has made tremendous strides in education over the last 15 years.  From 600,000 children enrolled in school in ... Read More »

South teacher advocates for education

This article is part of a series on teachers spending time in the summer to enrich their knowledge for the benefit of their students. Many teachers in Grosse Pointe commit time in the summer to attending workshops and conferences to advance their knowledge in their particular subject areas. Jacqueline Shelson, a math teacher at Grosse Pointe South High School, has ... Read More »

Imparting education to the underprivileged through digital means

Sudipta Mandal, a class V student from Jnyanodamoyee High School shares her experience, “The audio -video presentation has been a first time experience for me. The subject becomes so easy to follow when presented on a large screen. Since the inception of English Lab, I have improved my vocabulary and grammatical sense. It has also helped me a lot in ... Read More »

BLADE TO STEER SACP BUT QUIT EDUCATION?

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande File photo Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande is likely to stay on as general secretary of the SACP, and may soon be forced to relinquish his government job as members of the party push for him to focus on party affairs. The SACP will from Tuesday hold its electoral national congress; however, there is not ... Read More »