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Here are the 19 countries with the highest ratio of women to men in higher education

One of the crucial factors in ensuring that the gap between the genders closes as fast as possible is education.<p>So we took a look at the countries where women are more likely to go into tertiary education and are better educated than men.<p>Tertiary education is anything taken on after school. This …

Minecraft-themed lessons are here to help your kids learn to code

Learning to code need never be boring, as the clever creativity of code.org’s annual Hour Of Code educational push shows. But this year there’s a new slant to the initiative that could make coding more fun for kids to learn than ever: Minecraft-themed lessons.<p>Minecraft is many things. It’s baffling …

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How Babies Learn Language

An infant child possesses an amazing, and fleeting, gift: the ability to master a language quickly. At six months, the child can learn the sounds …

Keeping children safe from scary images on screens

Children around a computer screen<p>As parents, it often seems that every time we turn on the news there are frightening images and sounds. Our hearts …

15 Tasty Halloween Treats to Make With Kids

Halloween is the perfect time to plan a baking date with your kiddos and create some spooky sweets. All of the recipes below are super kid-friendly (and easy) so the process isn’t stressful or complicated for them. From creepy spider cookies to gingerbread skeletons, there is something for everyone …

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The Best Paint Colors For Your Kids' Rooms

They'll outgrow you long before they outgrow these colors.<p>Painting is a serious pain in the a**. You have to move all your furniture and tape all the molding and then endure that god-awful smell for days, so before you decide to paint your kiddos room, you want to make sure they won't outgrow it, …

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A Totally Legitimate Guide to Decoding Your Baby's Cries

<i>Meet Sara Given, a first-time mom who’s found her place in the online parenting world by poking fun at it. Her blog “It’s Like They Know Us” rounds</i> …

'This yogurt is bananas!' Watch dad delight baby with adorable song remixes

For parents who spend their days at home with their babies, the continuous string of diaper changes and nap times can feel isolating at times. But one dad from Hopatcong, New Jersey, has figured out a way to combine two of his loves — music and his son — to add a bit of fun to his daily …

Michelle Obama: Fortune's Most Powerful Women show what educated women can do

<i>The following is a transcript of First Lady Michelle Obama’s remarks Tuesday night at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit in Washington, D.C.</i><p>Well, …

Could You Get Into Oxford? University Releases Tough Interview Questions

Oxford University is notoriously difficult for getting into, with prospective students being asked to think out of the box by interviewers if they …

Top teachers share their secrets

Stop and take a moment to remember the best teacher you ever had. If you are lucky enough to identify someone, what qualities did that person …

Nobel Peace Prize Winner And Campaigner For Free Education Went To Private School

6:26 PM 10/13/2015<p>Nobel Peace Prize winner and advocate for free, compulsory education Malala Yousafzai was educated in a private school set up by …

Award-winning Afghan refugee whose tent school empowered a thousand girls | Clár Ní Chonghaile

Global development,Migration and development,Universal primary education,Afghanistan,Pakistan,South and Central Asia,World news,Gender,Refugees<p>Aqeela Asifi, a refugee in Pakistan, worked tirelessly to set up a school and educate the girls in her community, helping to shift entrenched gender …

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The unorthodox productivity hacks of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg

Approaching their ambitions with a single-minded intensity, none works less than 70 hours a week, including weekends, even at the expense of aspects of life other people value.<p>However, being armed with a strong idea, determined to be the best, and supported by a superhuman work ethic pays off: Mark …

The 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition: The winning pictures - Telegraph

8 TED talks that can help boost your productivity

Tapping your productivity in ways you never have before takes unconventional thinking.<p>Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not …

Top Ten TED Talks on Storytelling and Filmmaking

<i>This post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

10 Great Math Apps for Kids

These fun apps will reinforce basic arithmetic concepts and spark a love for learning math.<p>When it comes to teaching your kids math skills, you've done it all: quizzes over breakfast, extra homework help, bedtime stories that sneak in math concepts. If you're looking for new, clever ways to help …

The Age When Your Child’s Brain Stops Learning

The Age When Your Child’s Brain Stops Learning<p>Oct 06, 2015 15745 views 114 Comments<p>The Amazing, Changing Brain<p>Have you ever thought about everything …

Free Classroom Resources at the Tap of a Finger: PBS LearningMedia Announces its First App for Students | PBS About

PBS<p><i>PBS’ media-on-demand service also launches new tools and features to help teachers organize, create and share content this school year; offers</i> …

'No! No, he didn't Mommy!' Hilarious moment a tearful toddler obsessed with Adam Levine discovers the Maroon 5 singer got married

We all know that feeling when your celebrity crush is taken off the market.<p>Singer Adam Levine and his Victoria Secret model wife Behati Prinsloo tied …

Seven Tips to Foster Your Toddler’s Budding Independence - Expert Tips & Advice . PBS Parents | PBS

“Me do! ME do! ME DO!,” screamed my 18-month-old niece every time her mother tried to buckle her in the car seat, lift her into her highchair, carry …

This Is What Will Happen When You Start Learning Spanish

Most of us have studied or learned a second language sometime in our education, whether it was at elementary school, high school, university, or …

University open days: don't be scared – be prepared

For those going through university applications, open days are in full swing. James Connington explains how to get the most from your visit<p>The new academic year is under way and Year 12 pupils – first-year sixth formers – are embarking on the final period of their educational careers so far, marked …

Letters from Student on the future of education

Which is the world’s best university?

California Institute of Technology has been crowned the world’s top university by Times Higher Education in its rankings for 2015-2016.<p>The index …

Preparing Students For A Modern Economy

<b>Preparing Students For A Modern Economy</b> by <b>Terry Heick</b>Doing some reading (and listening) on competency-based education recently, I was both intrigued …