Students

Student Loans Company can't do simple sums, how will it cope with a more complex system?

Graduates will no longer repay more money than they owe as a significant glitch within the student loan system is finally addressed. That was the news from Jo Johnson, minister of state for universities, science, research and innovation, speaking in Parliament yesterday.<p>He hinted that the Budget …

Owe

Try to solve the fiendishly difficult maths question that made pupils cry during an exam

Cast your mind back to your school days, and most likely you'll remember at least one horrid instance when you sat gazing blankly at an exam …

Award Shows

Yes, Learning Targets Can Make Our Lives Easier - Cooper on Curriculum

My first few years in the classroom I wasn’t a big fan of learning targets or posting learning targets prior to each lesson for students to see. …

Pedagogy

Student Loans Not a Macro Problem - The Big Picture

We keep hearing that Student Loans will derail the U.S. economy, but from these data series, I cannot see how that happens short of a much bigger …

Economy

NCEA Level 1 Maths exam not too hard - mathematicians

MORNING REPORT/RNZ<p>Education Minister Chris Hipkins has ordered a full report into this year's NCEA Level One maths exam that many teachers say was …

Education

How Metacognition Boosts Learning

Strategies that target students’ metacognition—the ability to think about thinking—can close a gap that some students experience between how prepared …

Pedagogy

Is There a “Best” Time to Apply to College?

Posted at 19:00h in Blog by jodiokun<p>You know the old saying that “timing is everything,” but does that rule really apply when it comes to the college …

I’m learning how to grieve like a Gen-Xer - Salon.com

"Do you think you're feeling survivor's guilt?" my therapist asked a few days ago. "Of course I am," I'd said. I've known a lot of death. And as any of us who somehow managed to stay alive knows — the aftermath is complicated.<p>It's more than the constant reminders of how unfair life is. It's not …

M-learning

'Hundreds of thousands of FE students' affected by Student Loans Company controversy

Labour shadow skills minister Gordon Marsden has raised concerns over further education students affected by management issues at the Student Loans …

Education (UK)

Verbal Feedback Action Research - Newsletter 5

Editor's Note<p>Hello <<First Name>>!<p><b>119 schools - 6 countries in 4 continents - with an impact on 99,929 stude</b><b>nts!</b><p>You should now have all the <b>resources</b> …

Research

Campus remains committed to improving student housing availability

Campus remains committed to improving student housing availabilityI was both moved and motivated by The Daily Californian’s feature on Hash Khan, a …

Education

Teacher arrested on allegation he molested girl at Saratoga math camp

SARATOGA — A high-school teacher has been arrested on suspicion of molesting a 12-year-old girl while he was working at a private math camp over the …

Crime

GROSS & SCHUSTER, P.A. SCHOLARSHIP (pursuing a degree in the legal field) | Scholarships & Financial Aid | University of Nebraska–Lincoln

GROSS & SCHUSTER, P.A. SCHOLARSHIP (pursuing a degree in the legal field) GROSS & SCHUSTER, P.A.<p><b>Amount:</b> $1,000

Education

Watch: This American woman singing in Afrikaans is captivating South Africans all over [video]

Image Credits: YouTube/Camille van Niekerk<p>Camille van Niekerk has become a definite hit with South Africans.<p>Camille is a singer and vocal instructor …

South Africa

CMSD NEWS - Detail Page

<i>A recruiter from Howard University helps a Ginn Academy student fill out an application at the HBCU College Fair.</i><p><i>CMSD NEWS BUREAU</i><p>11/17/2017<p>Ginn …

HBCUs

How Do You Structure Your Prayer Life?

<b>Audio Transcript</b><p><i>Pastor John, you’re a compelling example to a lot of us of a man who prays daily and prays corporately in his church. So how do you</i> …

John Piper

College is indentured servitude

Absolutely nothing about the way we pay for higher education in this country makes sense.<p>Like many Americans my age, I took on a decent-sized amount …

U.S. Politics

Regent: Athletics, donors have part to play in reducing tuition, student debt

CLOSE<p>Regent Larry McKibben and University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld talk about university funding issues.<p>Since Gov. Branstad appointed me to …

Higher Education

College students in Ontario head back to class after five-week faculty strike

Students are heading back to the classroom this morning after a five-week faculty strike at 24 Ontario colleges.

Education

15th International Conference of The Mathematics Education for the Future Project | EMS

<b>15th International Conference of The Mathematics Education for the Future Project</b><i><br>Theory and Practice: An Interface or A Great Divide?</i><br>4-9 August 2019, …

Mathematics Education

Joëlle's Journeys | Rudick Reflects on Teaching & Learning

For the final required blog post for the Additional Qualification course I am taking (Integrating Information and Computer Technology in the …

Creative Commons

Can you solve this maths question?

The exam has sparked an open letter by maths teachers to the NZ Qualifications Authority complaining that the exam was too hard for Level 1 of the …

Education

This company will guarantee to get your student into their dream college — for a price

As high schoolers finish their college applications this fall, Steven Ma gets ready to cash in.<p>It’s busy season for the 39-year-old former hedge-fund analyst and immigrant from Taiwan. Ma owns and runs a business that offers parents, most of them Asian, something priceless: a spot for their kids at …

Education

6 Ways Administrators Can Prove the Efficacy of Digital Tools

As a principal, the buck stopped with me. I was reminded of this by numerous superintendents during my tenure as a school leader. However, when we …

Pedagogy

A Mathematician Who Dances to the Joys and Sorrows of Discovery

Federico Ardila opens up about his journey as a mathematician, teacher, Colombian transplant, DJ and creator of mathematical spaces.<p>“Nadie te quita …

Mathematics

Why Neuroscience Should Drive Personalized Learning

| No comments<p>While personalized learning is a growing market, we have long looked to how the mind works to inform education. The biggest problem with …

Learning

Government boosts student allowances and loans by $50/week

As promised, the Government has increased the weekly student allowance and weekly student loan by $50 a week. The increased rates will come into …

Education

This is the huge contribution that foreign students make to the Welsh economy

Students from overseas bring more than £716m to the Welsh economy according to a report published today - that's a whopping £32,000 per head.<p>The …

News (Wales)

Australian students in top 10 on problem solving: PISA

by Robert Bolton<p>Australian schools perform strongly on a new global ranking which measures students' ability to work in teams.<p>The PISA Collaborative …

Education

International student sacked for asking for legal hours and rates of pay

The first time international student Amy (not her real name) was sacked from a job was when she was too busy with her studies to work more than 20 …