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Latin America's wake-up call on global school tests

<b>There have been concerns that the quality of education has been stagnant in too many countries across Latin America.</b><p>This is a major problem in a globalised economy, where rewards go to the most highly-skilled and most productive workers, and where there is more importance than ever attached to …

Mexican children cross Texas border to attend school

<b>Febe Ara lives in one country but goes to school in another.</b><p>This 16-year-old girl begins her day in Ciudad Juarez, in northern Mexico, before crossing one of the most active international borders in order to study in El Paso, Texas.<p>"I wake up about five in the morning, and I cross the bridge at …

なぜヨーロッパの若者政策が注目されるのか?

若者が社会的弱者に転落する(宮本みち子)が2002年に発刊されてから12年。その間、日本の若者支援は、政策・現場ともに様々な取り組みが実施されてきた。Facebookでシェアされていた厚生労働省の図はこれまでの本の若者政策の変遷を簡潔に示している。<p>加えるならば、平成21年に「子ども若者育成支援推進法」がそして、その翌年に大綱「子ども・若者ビジョン」が成立されたことだろう。同法・ビジョンともにゆっくりではあるが確実に若者の社会的包摂を推進してきた。<p>背景にあるのは、グローバル化による若者への文化経済的な影響かつ多元的価値観の表出、少子高齢化による人口動態の不均衡化、バブル崩壊による若年層の雇用的排 …

Sigmund Freud: The phrases you use without realising it

<b>It's 75 years since the death of Sigmund Freud, and the words and phrases he popularised are deeply ingrained in popular culture and everyday language. How did Freudian jargon become so widespread?</b><p>There's the Freud in textbooks. The bearded Viennese polymath who pioneered psychoanalysis. The Freud …

【3.11】「被災地で働きたかった」福島第一原発で働く作業員 ルポ漫画「いちえふ」が伝える真実

詩人と漫画家と、絵本。 - ほぼ日刊イトイ新聞

Missing Nida Ul-Naseer, 18, vanished after university asylum row

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_wales/1042000/1042109_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534597530_124a00635c587286d1f781b6a60de3f6<p><b>Missing teenager Nida Ul-Naseer was upset before her disappearance because her family's asylum-seeker status barred her from attending university.</b><p>…

日本は、ドイツよりも成功できる:日経ビジネスオンライン

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Record numbers of students enter university

<b>Record numbers of UK students were accepted for full-time university courses this autumn, including more poorer students than ever before, says the Ucas admissions service.</b><p>This was a particularly "good year" to apply, says Ucas, with recruitment recovering from higher tuition fees.<p>Top universities …

Genetics accounts for more than half of variation in exam results

Differences in children's exam results at secondary school owe more to genetics than teachers, schools or the family environment, according to a study published yesterday.<p>The research drew on the exam scores of more than 11,000 16-year-olds who sat GCSEs at the end of their secondary school …

School performance rankings published by Welsh government

<b>The latest secondary school performance rankings in Wales have been published.</b><p>It is the third year of banding where schools are graded on GCSE results, performance in some subjects, attendance and number of pupils from poorer backgrounds.<p>Teaching unions say the system is too volatile, with schools …

Call for universal childcare to boost economy and society

<b>Providing universal childcare could help more than 250,000 parents back to work and boost the economy by £1.5bn, according to a new report.</b><p>The IPPR think tank, which is close to Labour, said children's centres should be at the heart of a new system of state-funded childcare support.<p>Parents were …

Nelson Mandela death: His mixed relationship with Britain

<b>Although he spent his life fighting Britain's colonial legacy in South Africa, Nelson Mandela was an Anglophile. The roots of his close and contradictory relationship with Britain were in his childhood.</b><p>Born into a tribal aristocracy in the Transkei, the seven-year-old Rolihlahla Mandela was sent to …

Young adults and foster families: share your experiences

Young people brought up by foster carers in England will be allowed to stay with families until they are 21 under a new legal duty for councils.<p>If you lived with a foster family as a teenager and would like to share your story, the Guardian would love to hear from you.<p>What did you do when you …

Education in Wales: Is it making the grade?

<b>Wales has a proud history of education.</b><p>The idea of a "Gwerin", an educated working class who saw learning as a way out of poverty as well as self-improvement, has always played a large part in the national consciousness.<p>The advent of the assembly in 1999 meant Wales could go its own way and create …

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Kennedy assassination: memory and myth refuse to die after 50 years

These days, it is only the world's grandparents who can tell you where they were when they heard John F Kennedy was dead. For decades that was a staple of the global collective memory, a question that could be asked in Berlin or London as readily as New York or Los Angeles. Today that memory …

UK's lack of social mobility is due to entrenched elitism, says Alan Milburn

A shocking lack of social mobility in the UK is the consequence of decades of entrenched elitism and likely to worsen because of a breakdown in the link between economic growth and the wages of most workers, Alan Milburn, the government's adviser on social mobility, has said.<p>He said Sir John Major, …

End culture of 11-plus test coaching, grammars urged

<b>The culture of coaching pupils for 11-plus exams must be ended so poor bright children are not excluded from grammar schools, an educational charity says.</b><p>The Sutton Trust says grammar school entrance tests should also be changed regularly so they are tutor-proof.<p>It urges grammar schools to offer …

Jobless youth are 'public health time bomb', says WHO

<b>Youth unemployment in the UK is a "public health time bomb waiting to explode", according to a review by the World Health Organisation.</b><p>It warned of the health consequences of high numbers of Neets - people not in employment, education or training.<p>More than one million 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK …

Common Core Reading Survey Shows Slow Start To Teaching Shift

NEW YORK -- On a sunny summer afternoon, teachers fill a bright red auditorium in the basement of the Soho headquarters of Scholastic Inc., the educational publishing giant. In front of them, a coach uses a big screen to show them books.<p>Because of new learning standards called the Common Core, New …

The Global Search for Education

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The Global Search for Education: School Performance

<i>"Schools are driven to place too much emphasis on test scores that capture what can easily be measured. In doing so, they neglect other important skills and qualities that are difficult to quantify." -- Andy Hargreaves</i><p>A new report, <b>Data-Driven Improvement and Accountability</b>, authored by Boston …

Education reforms hit teachers' morale, TES survey finds

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_wales/1007000/1007329_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534597530_5f28d42e6f57cf50329f21a0cb671ef7<p><b>Education reforms have "decreased morale and motivation" among school teachers and heads, a survey has found.</b><p>Almost three-quarters of the 941 …