Curriculum Development

What Does a Director of Curriculum and Instruction Do?

Directors of curriculum and instruction oversee the educational aspects of a school district. This includes selecting curricula, monitoring student …

Education

Father refuses to let stepdaughter, 12, do homework about converting to Islam

<b>A man has spoken of his concern after his stepdaughter was asked to write to her family about why she is converting to Islam for her homework.</b><p>Mark …

Religion

Government urged to act over computer science GCSEs

<b>More than half of England's secondary schools, 54%, did not offer GCSE computer science in 2015-16, a report from the Royal Society has found.</b><p>It urged the government to increase spending on computer education tenfold over the next five years to ensure youngsters can "unlock the full potential of …

Education

Fintech disruption slowly building momentum in business school curriculum

The financial services industry has been flipped on its head in the past few years by the emergence of new technologies such as cryptocurrencies, automated business lending, crowdfunding and robo-investing.<p>Most of this new technology is being driven by artificial intelligence, which uses computer …

FinTech

'We need a change in culture in schools: we must stop being frightened by Ofsted or the government'

In his speech at the Freedom and Autonomy for Schools – National Association (FASNA) autumn conference on Thursday, schools minister Nick Gibb said: …

Education

What Educational Fads Are Teachers Having To Endure?

<b>Blog of the Week</b><p>Dear <<First Name>>,<p>Over the past 20 years, what do you think teachers have wasted their time doing most? It may be an oldie, but by …

Teaching

Curriculum In North Texas Schools Could Pave Way To High-Tech Jobs

<b>DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS)</b> – The nationwide competition to lure Amazon’s second corporate headquarters, HQ2, and it’s 50,000 high-paying jobs, has gained …

Education

Creating A Happy Sporting Environment For Every Girl

The benefits of physical exercise on academic learning have long been documented, yet three years after Public Health England issued a report …

Education

Doc Academy

About the Project<p>Doc Academy is an education program that aims to develop critical and independent thinking in young people and bring to life some of …

Education

How Community Can Inspire

<i>Welcome to Meet the #SalesforceOhana, a blog series that’s all about getting to know the people behind the World’s Most Innovative Company. We’ll be</i> …

Permian Basin

B.C. education minister says drug education already part of school curriculum

On the heels of a spike in fatal overdoses in Abbotsford, B.C.’s education minister says he hears a call from the city’s police chief’s call for …

Education

Planning for the Computing curriculum

<i>The following article was written with the then new English Computing curriculum in mind. However, it has some useful points about planning which I</i> …

Teaching

Abbotsford police chief calls for drug education in school curriculum

Five overdose deaths in Abbotsford last Friday have prompted the city’s police chief to call on the provincial and federal governments to include …

Education

Bruins Academy The Curriculum

Bruins Academy The Curriculum is a free program that provides Kindergarten through 8th grade teachers in New England with supplemental curriculum …

Education

Speech: Nick Gibb: The importance of knowledge-based education

It has been a pleasure to work with the Association of Schools and College Leaders (ASCL) over the years as Minister of State for Education. I would …

Education

Flight of EU workers leaves care sector with more vacancies

Adverts for jobs in the social care sector have leapt by 64pc since last year, according to recruitment site Reed, as the industry expands and the number of workers from the European Union decreases.<p>Reed said that 10,747 roles in social care were advertised on its site in September, up from 6,543 …

Brexit

“I Have Form Five Students Who Don’t Know What A Chimpanzee Is”, How Will Using Imported English Textbooks Help?

Details<p>Written by Syareen Majelan<p>Many lauded the Education Ministry’s move after they announced that schools will be using imported English textbooks …

Education

'Without any sense of irony, the chief inspector criticises schools for “a weak theoretical understanding of the curriculum"'

The curriculum was once famously described as a 10-letter dirty word.<p>One leading authority asserted: “The curriculum matters, but that is the extent …

Education

'Our entire school system is the result of an accidental curriculum, an unintended product of tinkering and drift'

Our secondary school curriculum appears to be characterised by choice. From the age of 14, pupils can already make some decisions on which subjects …

Education

This ‘Kindness Curriculum’ Is Free And Should Be Used In Every Classroom

Imagine living in a world that valued kindness enough to teach it along with academics. Educators would teach kids to manage their emotions in …

Mindfulness

Partridge joins NLBA

Partridge won seven Atlantic University Sport championships and was selected coach of the year eight times during his 23 years at MUN, but was still …

Steve Nash

Ofsted: Why reading for fun is being cut and 6 other curriculum findings

<b>The Ofsted chief inspector says that schools have inadvertently come to think of testing as the same thing as the curriculum in its entirety</b>Schools …

Teaching

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Human Trafficking

The primary curriculum: Where has Ofsted been all this time?

As an HMI who advised on the introduction of the national curriculum and later its implementation in primary schools, I find today’s commentary on …

Education

Protesters demand ‘accurate’ Columbus school curriculum

A group of roughly 150 protesters demanded Monday that city schools recast their portrayal of Christopher Columbus from heroic to heinous.<p>The crowd …

New York City

Sats reading test was 'unduly hard' says exams watchdog

A Sats test that left children in tears was “unduly hard” for some pupils to understand, according to an official report by the exams watchdog.<p>Around …

Education

Why I Have Never Felt At Home In Australia

What’s it like to feel like a foreigner in the land where you live? Rutaban Yameen explains.<p>James was a pasty boy with freckles and short brown hair. …

Australian News

Features

The <i>Oxford Junior Dictionary</i> is ideal for the KS2 curriculum, with carefully levelled words and phrases, word classes, age-appropriate example …

Children's Books

Grit needs to become a part of the school curriculum

I'm here to share excellent news with you, possibly the best news you've heard since learning that the ditto machine was being replaced by the copier.<p>…

Opinion

Learning In The Dark - Is Our School Curriculum Fit For The Future

It's September and my social media is jam packed with photos of children heading back to school. For some, it is the very first time they will enter …

Education