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    MARKETISATION COULD UNDERMINE HIGHER EDUCATION INNOVATION

    Apr 20, 2019

    The university sector in the United Kingdom is hugely diverse and that diversity is increasing rapidly. It is not just that devolution to Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland has encouraged regional diversity but that institutional missions, modes of operation and methods of governance are so differ...


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    NEW DIGITAL LESSONS IN QPS TARGET K-5 STUDENTS

    Apr 20, 2019

    "It's really cool," Lyndale said.Working her way through a lesson on Microsoft Word, "I'm learning how to change fonts and colors and to bold, italicize and underline stuff," she said. "I've done that before, but I don't really go into Word a whole lot."...


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    UNIVERSITY STUDENTS WHO PLAY CALCULUS VIDEO GAME SCORE HIGHER ON EXAMS

    Apr 19, 2019

    An educational video game initially developed by Texas A&M University visualization students significantly boosts students’ scores in introductory calculus, one of the toughest classes to pass on a university campus.The calculus video game, Variant: Limits, connects mathematics and gamepla...


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    THE THREE DEFICIENCIES OF HIGHER EDUCATION

    Apr 19, 2019

    A Study on the Student Experiences in Blended Learning Environments The recent Varsity Blues college admissions scandal shows affluent Americans will pay large sums to get their kids into prestigious universities. But why? The evidence is that U.S. colleges suffer from three big deficiencies: They a...


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    TEXT BOOKS VERSUS TECHNOLOGY: WHICH IS BETTER FOR STUDENT LEARNING?

    Apr 19, 2019

    Now, libraries are changing - with more screens like laptops, tablets, and e-readers moving in. "Students are fascinated with technology, so if you use it well it can be very engaging to them. It helps keep them focused and on task," Soma says."My daughter has actually been really int...


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    STANDARDISED EXAMS: A DISSERVICE TO YOUNG PUPILS

    Apr 19, 2019

    Childhood is not supposed to be a time for stress and anxiety. But one thing is increasingly making it so for young school children worldwide: exams.Writing in HuffPost, parenting author Sarah Ockwell-Smith details how her 10-year-old son turned from a kid who was hungry to learn about everything in...


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    INCOMING SIXTH GRADERS TO HAVE SCHOOL USE OF PERSONAL LAPTOPS IN PRESTON

    Apr 19, 2019

    The Preston School District is moving forward with plans to increase digital learning in its schools. “Across the board we want to keep it as simple and secure as possible the first year,” junior high principal Mackay Manley told the district trustees. The school will provide laptop comp...


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    TEACHERS USING OWN CASH FOR CLASSROOM ESSENTIALS, SAYS NASUWT

    Apr 19, 2019

    Teachers are digging into their own pockets to provide basic classroom resources and essentials for their pupils, a survey has found.The results, which were released by the NASUWT teaching union as delegates gather for its annual conference in Belfast, came from responses from 4,386 teachers. Some 2...


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    HOW IMPORTANT IS RELIGIOUS SUPPORT IN HIGHER EDUCATION?

    May 21, 2019

    With more than half of the UK population professing no faith, it’s easy to assume that religion doesn’t have much space in the university setting.But a new report has shown that there is a place for religion, and it’s commonly reserved for the assumed secular pursuit of truth. Chap...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=20712071

    3 EXPERTS SHARE THEIR BLENDED LEARNING ADVICE

    May 20, 2019

    With a growing non-traditional student population, many colleges and universities are looking to blended learning technology and strategy to meet their pedagogical needs. But finding a combination of online and in-person components that match the expectations of both students and faculty can be daun...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=20722072

    INFLATION RATE OF 2.6% EXPECTED FOR COLLEGES IN 2019

    May 20, 2019

    U.S. colleges can expect their costs to rise by 2.6% in the 2019 fiscal year, according to data from the Commonfund Institute, which intends to help higher ed institutions project their budget increases. The preliminary Higher Education Price Index (HEPI) for 2019, which measures inflation in higher...


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    TEACHER RETENTION, TEAM-BUILDING KEY TO SCHOOL TURNAROUND

    May 20, 2019

    Sonya Mora, principal of Samuel Houston Gates Elementary in San Antonio, Texas, transformed her school from one of the lowest performing in Texas to one with an "A" status, Edutopia reports. Much of the student population is from high-poverty, drug-infested neighborhoods. Mora improved tea...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=20742074

    THE DEMISE OF EXAMS: CAN TEACHER ASSESSMENTS ACCURATELY REFLECT STUDENT ABILITY?

    May 14, 2019

    In many instances worldwide, students are required to sit compulsory standardised exams to measure what they’ve learnt in school. However, the results of a recent UK study calls that into question.The study, published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, found that teacher assess...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=20622062

    VR EDUCATION TAKES FIRST STEPS INTO ASIA WITH SOUTH KOREAN DEAL

    May 14, 2019

    VR Education has taken its first steps into the Asian market through an agreement with D'Carrick, a South Korean immersive digital content company. The deal is worth €70,000 a year to the Waterford-based group over a three year period. It provides VR Education with an important entry point ...


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    HOW CAN SCHOOLS BETTER EQUIP LEARNING SPACES FOR MODERN CAREER SKILLS?

    May 14, 2019

    Today's students will enter a workforce with fewer cubicles and more collaboration space. Classroom design should be fashioned to reflect the real work world into which they will soon enter, eSchool News reports. Beaver Country Day School in Newton, Massachusetts, recently completed a redesign t...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=20672067

    COLORADO STATE GLOBAL CAMPUS PARTNERS WITH CAREER EDUCATION PROVIDER

    May 14, 2019

    Colorado State University System's Global Campus (CSU-Global) last week announced an enrollment partnership with Kenzie Academy, an Indianapolis-based career training school that focuses on technology skills and digital marketing.Students now have the option to begin a one-to-two-year program wi...


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    3 DRIVERS OF NEW ONLINE LEARNING MODELS

    May 14, 2019

    Online learning models are a higher-ed staple for many different reasons, including flexibility, availability to students in different geographical areas, and the ability to help workers build new skills or strengthen existing ones.But now, online learning is on the verge of yet another revolution, ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=20692069

    TEACHER ASSESSMENT 'AS GOOD AS TESTS' AT PREDICTING SUCCESS

    May 13, 2019

    Teacher assessments are as reliable as exams at predicting educational success - raising questions about the value of the testing culture, a new study suggests. Researchers say their findings, published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, question whether the benefits of standardised ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=20632063

    NEW PROGRAM TARGETS COLLEGE READINESS GAP

    May 13, 2019

    A new competency-based series of courses aims to tackle the growing college readiness gap and prepare students for success in and after college.WGU Academy, a new independent operating unit from Western Governors University, is intended to help solve the widening college readiness gap. Courses and p...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=20642064

    3 CHANGES HIGHER ED LEADERS SHOULD BE READY TO MAKE

    May 13, 2019

    Colleges across the nation are in a period of immense change.For one, who is going to college is shifting. Student populations are more diverse than ever, and a growing number of working adults are enrolling in postsecondary education. As the market pushes back on rising tuition, colleges are feelin...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=20652065

    SECURITY AND EDUCATION FOR PROSPEROUS MICROFINANCING IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

    May 12, 2019

    Micro-financing is a financial tool that developing countries and their citizens often address. But due to the lack of education and awareness or financial instruments, chances of fruitful interaction between banks and unbanked are low. There are several important factors which determine whether a m...


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    HOW CAN WE MONITOR EDUCATION AGENTS MORE EFFECTIVELY?

    May 11, 2019

    Education agent-based international student recruitment is gaining popularity in a number of countries. Even though many of the issues related to this recruitment mode have been widely discussed, significant gaps persist in universities’ and other educational institutions’ understanding ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=20582058

    TUITION DISCOUNTS REACH RECORD HIGH (AGAIN) AS COLLEGES DIVERSIFY REVENUE

    May 10, 2019

    The average tuition discount rate for first-time, full-time freshmen at private, nonprofit four-year institutions is expected to reach a record high of 52.2% in the 2018-19 academic year, according to a new survey of more than 400 colleges and universities by the National Association of College and ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=20592059

    WHY ARE ALTERNATIVE DIGITAL CREDENTIALS NECESSARY?

    May 10, 2019

    Alternative digital credentials are positioned to transform the relationship between higher ed and students. But how can institutions respond to these fast-developing credentials in a way that is measured and thoughtful, but quick enough so as to not be left behind.Establishing such a credential sys...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=20602060

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Mobile Learning (mLearning) is the future... and the future is now! With nearly 300 million mobile subscriptions in the United States alone, learners expect to have access to content anytime and anyplace throughout their day. What is the best approach to create content that will engage and entertain

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