Curriculum Development

Some Ontario teachers won’t follow 1998 sex Ed curriculum

Education Policy

Influx of refugees from Yemen divides South Korean resort island | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Hamza al-Odaini had two paths before him after he graduated from secondary school in Yemen: be forced to pick up a gun and fight in the civil war, …

South Korea

Rally in Ottawa targets rollback of Ontario sex-education curriculum

Young and old, queer and straight, they gathered under the shade of trees at Ottawa’s human-rights monument to rally loudly against the new Ontario …

Human Rights

How a woman grenade blast survivor overcame disability to inspire change

By Bhavana Akella<p>Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) Malvika Iyer was a charming 13-year-old girl in 2002 when a grenade accidentally blew up in her hands, …

India

Protesters In Ottawa Rally To Save Sex Ed Curriculum From Doug Ford's Changes

#SexEdSavesLives<p>The new Ontario government's decision to roll back the province's sex education curriculum from the version updated in 2015 to the …

Social Conservatism

Assad's school curriculum: Love for Russia, hate for Jews

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. (photo …

Middle East

Bell: Jason Kenney slams elite media deep thinkers

He is one happy camper. But when push comes to shove, he shoves.<p>Like a coach in the locker room after the big win, United Conservative leader Jason …

Canadian News

Listening can be a key to suicide prevention

Before anyone contemplates suicide, I believe that person cries out for help in various ways. Subtle nuances can get ignored or overlooked.

Long Island

Digital literacy up for integration in school curriculum

Telecommunications company Globe has partnered with the regional office of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Central Visayas for the integration …

Education Technology

Ford repealing sex-ed curriculum to please social conservatives: Horwath

TORONTO — The leader of Ontario's Opposition said Friday that Doug Ford's decision to repeal Ontario's modernized sex-ed curriculum and replace it …

Social Conservatism

Reforming law school: Start with the end in mind

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• Reforming law school: Start with the end…<p>Law Schools<p>Mary Juetten<p>Last month, I wrote here about some potential changes to legal training …

Curriculum Development

As Ontario rolls back sex-ed curriculum, Quebec to teach kindergarteners how babies are made

The president of the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers is calling the Ontario government's plan to revert back to a 20-year-old sex education …

Canada

Akiva rated outstanding for Jewish studies

The UK’s only designated Progressive Jewish primary school, Akiva, has been rated outstanding for Jewish studies in every category.<p>Pikuach, the Board …

Jewish Culture

This 11-year-old would like to teach the world to code

Digital prodigy Aoibheann Mangan has poor broadband in her hometown. Instead of wallowing, she got to work.<p>At 11 years old, Aoibheann Mangan was the …

Sikkim

Sangari Education targets schools with VR solutions

VR encourages students to become active learners rather than passive recipients, says Sangari Educat...

Virtual Reality

Brisbane mother writes report card for her autistic son Qwyn

'Success is more than doing well in maths': Mother writes heartwarming report card to cheer up her 14-year-old autistic son - including top marks for …

Lifestyle (UK)

Mixed reaction to sex-ed curriculum change

The Ford government's plan to eliminate the new sex-ed curriculum and revert to the 1990's era teaching is not sitting well with groups like the …

Education

Youth present policy ideas to government officials and company leaders at economic club event

Shania Okeese was about 10 seconds into her introduction when the fear took hold. After a few moments of silence an audience member shouted, “You got this!” and the room exploded in encouraging applause.<p>Ms. Okeese was not the last to freeze up among the 18 teenagers assembled to pitch their policy …

Canadian News

Science first

One’s glad to find some organisations working towards a scientific temper in the hinterland. Education trust, Agastya International Foundation, has ju

Education

Best Medical Schools In America 2018

A medical career starts with finding the program that best fits your needs. Doctors and specialists play important role in people’s lives every …

College & University

Mathematical Ways to Spend Your Summer

Summer holidays are good times to get around to do things that seem to take a back seat during the hectic school year, so we thought that it would be …

Mathematics

Assad's curriculum: Hating Israel, ignoring Holocaust

Syrian school textbooks repeatedly accuse Israel of stealing lands in order to "fabricate Arab-Syrian history", and make no mention of Hezbollah or …

Israel

Philosophy now?

Calls for philosophy to be taught in schools are all the rage.<p>John Taylor and AC Grayling are spearheading a national campaign for the introduction …

Education Policy

The Parent Trip: Amalea Wolfe van Winden and Martijn van Winden of Germantown

With "Travis," they wanted a moniker that wouldn't be misspelled or mispronounced. "Omar" is for a beloved horse Amalea rode and trained in her …

Curriculum Development

Who are the politicians making an effort to learn te reo Māori?

Winston Peters didn’t wish to comment, but NZ First deputy leader Fletcher Tabuteau says, although he can’t have a conversation in te reo, he can …

New Zealand News

Happiness curriculum to be rolled out next week: Sisodia

Classes under the “happiness curriculum” are set to commence next week in all Delhi government schools, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on …

India News

Capita wins contract to mark primary school test papers

Primary school pupils in England will soon have their exam papers marked by Capita after the outsourcing company won a £109m contract to manage assessments for the Department for Education.<p>The company will administer all primary school national curriculum tests, including SATs and phonics tests, …

Business

Do you really want your kids' future in the hands of Capita? Well, too bad

<b>Won’t somebody think of the children? Capita – perhaps the UK’s leastfavourite outsourcing badass – is to oversee the admin, processing and support</b> …

Capita

India suffered due to 'one ideology', says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India has suffered “huge losses” in past seventy years because of “one ideology” ruling the minds of …

India

Capita speeds up its sell-off with car parks technology deal

Capita chief Jon Lewis accelerated his slimdown of the struggling outsourcer on Thursday by offloading a parking tech business for £235 …

Business (UK)