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    GRADUATING ON TIME HELPS KEEP UNIVERSITY COSTS LOW. HERE’S HOW

    Jun 21, 2019

    There’s no denying the economic and social benefits of tertiary education, but skyrocketing tuition fees are putting financial stress on students and their parents. In the US for example, the College Board notes that the cost of attending a private four-year college is US$17,010 per year and U...


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    GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTER LOBBIES FOR REFUGEE HIGHER EDUCATION

    Jun 20, 2019

    Only 1% of refugees worldwide have access to higher education; Heiko Maas calls the figure "frighteningly low." The UN's German-financed "Einstein Initiative" aims to up the number by 2030, but much more must be done. Bahati Hategekimana's family fled from Rwanda to Kenya...


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    AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES CONTINUE TO DOMINATE TOP SPOTS IN QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2020

    Jun 20, 2019

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) continues to reign supreme, claiming top spot in the latest QS World University Rankings 2020, launched yesterday (June 19). This makes it the eighth consecutive year that this private American institution has achieved this feat. QS notes that this years&r...


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    ANOTHER COLLEGE TO OFFER FACEBOOK'S DIGITAL MARKETING CERTIFICATE

    Jun 20, 2019

    Harold Washington College is teaming up with Facebook and its education partner Pathstream to offer a 24-week digital marketing certificate. The community college in Chicago is one of 20 the social media company is working with to provide training in digital marketing as part of its broader initiati...


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    WANT TO BE HAPPIER, WEALTHIER AND EXPERIENCE A HIGHER QUALITY OF LIFE? GET A DEGREE.

    Jun 19, 2019

    Your college degree is more than a passport into the working world. Results of the 2018 General Social Survey (GSS) in the US suggests that those with a college degree are not only happier and healthier, but enjoy a higher quality of life than those with a high school education or less, writes Micha...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=21622162

    WHAT TALIS TELLS US ABOUT SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS TODAY

    Jun 19, 2019

    A major international study of teachers published today reveals who is teaching in England’s schools, the pupils they teach and what they think government should prioritise.The Teaching and Learning International Survey (Talis) has asked 250,000 teachers and school leaders at 15,000 schools in...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=21642164

    STEM STUDENTS: ARTS IMPROVED OUR SOFT SKILLS

    Jun 19, 2019

    Six students recently spoke during the AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, D.C., about how arts education and the soft skills it helped them develop are key to their success in the fields they’re pursuing in college, EdSurge reports.One student, who studied network security at Bowie State ...


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    HOW THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY CAN HELP STUDENTS SAVE MONEY

    Jun 19, 2019

    The university library is a central hub connecting nearly every facet of a campus, and it is supported by students’ tuition. In the library, we asked ourselves what we could do to defray costs for students while also removing financial barriers to reading and learning.The answer lay right at o...


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    FROM PEERS TO PROFESSORS: STUDY SHOWS THE BENEFITS OF STUDENTS ENCOURAGING STUDENTS

    Jul 23, 2019

    Aside from technological performance data updates and flashy star charts to boost student progress in the classroom, why not go back to basics? In the EdTech world, there’s always a new gadget that encourages learners to excel at exams and maintain high results. But new research suggests that ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=22842284

    5 TAKEAWAYS ON THE FUTURE OF ONLINE EDUCATION AND GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT

    Jul 22, 2019

    As expanding internet access and other information technology advances improve the uptake of online education globally, e-learning is poised to make huge contributions to global development, boosting education systems in low- and middle-income countries, improving student diversity, and helping prac...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=22852285

    TEACHER PAY DEAL A 'CHALLENGE' FOR SCHOOLS, STRB ADMITS

    Jul 22, 2019

    Despite recommending that teachers receive a 2.75 per cent salary rise from September, the teacher pay review body has admitted it will be “challenging” for some schools to fund it.The recommendations of the School Teachers' Review Body (STRB) were today accepted by the Department fo...


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    WHAT IS STEM EDUCATION? COMMON QUESTIONS ANSWERED

    Jul 22, 2019

    STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, but there’s more to it than that. In an education context, STEM doesn’t just mean the grouping of four academic disciplines, it refers to a cross-disciplinary approach to teaching in which aspects of all four disciplines are bro...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=22872287

    UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO RECEIVES US$35 MILLION DONATION SPECIFICALLY FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

    Jul 22, 2019

    Financial aid for international students in the US is typically known to be rare. Students are advised to have their own sponsors, or take private loans. Scholarships for undergraduate international students do exist, but there aren’t that many out there. However, the University of Chicago (co...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=22782278

    CLOSING PRIVATE SCHOOLS WOULD NOT BE 'BURDEN' ON STATE

    Jul 21, 2019

    In a letter to the Times, the signatories say that they reject claims in a letter from the Independent Schools Council to councillors that integrating private schools into the state sector would mean an “unbearable burden” on council budgets. They state: “The claims are not only gr...


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    WHOLE CHILD EDUCATION HAS COME FAR. IT STILL HAS A LONG WAY TO GO.

    Jul 21, 2019

    What does a “whole child education” mean to educators? That has been a question we’ve been helping to answer since ASCD launched its whole child initiative more than a decade ago. More recently, it’s taken on greater awareness (and confusion) with the increased attention arou...


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    WHAT IS TEACHER WORKLOAD LIKE IN SCOTLAND?

    Jul 21, 2019

    The majority of Scottish teachers say they work more than eight hours on top of their contractual working hours each week. Meanwhile, the unions say – now the battle over pay has been won – addressing excessive workload is their priority.Here we take a look at what we know about the work...


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    VIRTUAL SCHOOLS ALTER LANDSCAPE OF HOOSIER PUBLIC EDUCATION

    Jul 21, 2019

    A few years ago, tiny Union School Corp. in Modoc, Indiana was on the verge of closure. In 2016-17, the district, which is located southeast of Muncie near the Ohio state line, had just 256 students in grades K-12. But the school board began working with a private education corporation, K12, to star...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=22822282

    WHAT DOES 'WHOLE CHILD EDUCATION' REALLY MEAN?

    Jul 19, 2019

    While many schools are embracing approaches to whole child education, not all educators agree with what the term means, EdSurge reports.  As part of a project conducted by EdSurge Research over the past school year, researchers discovered that educators had differing definitions of “whole...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=22832283

    SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION BREAKING OUR BUDGETS, WARN COUNCILS

    Jul 19, 2019

    County councils across England are warning that the cost of covering special needs education is breaking their budgets, with local authorities overspending by more than £100m last year to meet the sharp rise in demand. Research by the County Councils Network found that some councils had record...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=22722272

    US COLLEGES IDENTIFY SHORTCOMINGS IN TEACHER TRAINING

    Jul 19, 2019

    The key to maintaining US leadership in science and engineering may rest not primarily with universities’ science and engineering programmes but rather with their schools of education, experts have told Congress. As the US continues on a path to becoming majority non-white, the substantially l...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=22732273

    BOOKSHELVES TO DIGITAL SCREENS: WORLD’S LARGEST EDUCATION PUBLISHER TRIGGERS TECH TRANSITION

    Jul 19, 2019

    “Now, turn to page 33 in your textbooks and start reading the first passage. Since the notable education publisher Pearson announced its hard-hitting news of phasing out print books, it seems like classic teacher mottos like the above will soon phase out too. Pressured by the growing popularit...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=22742274

    ED TECH SHOULD ENHANCE LEARNING IN 'MEANINGFUL WAYS'

    Jul 18, 2019

    Schools should leverage education technology as a means to change the classroom dynamic, rather than use it as a replacement for teaching, according to Michele Eaton, an administrator featured in an Edscoop article. Eaton, an IT leader with the Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township in India...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=22752275

    MAKING THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT-STUDENT SAFETY CONNECTION

    Jul 18, 2019

    When our district implemented a new student safety platform last year, I knew it wasn’t going to be enough to simply roll out the new technology and expect administrators and teachers to embrace it and engage with it. Like any new technology, this one would require both upfront and online prof...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=22762276

    ASSESSMENT’S ROLE IN HIGHER ED’S DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Jul 18, 2019

    The digital transformation is restructuring industries and making organizations more competitive. It encompasses technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, block-chain, and the Internet of Things.The strategic use of these technologies is remaking processes and products. It is e...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=22772277

SPOTLIGHT

What is STEM?  It's the acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  But while kindergarten through 12th grade education usually focuses on science or mathematics in isolation, all four of these disciplines are closely intertwined in the real world.   Imagin

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