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US: 76 higher education institutions investigated for alleged poor handling of sexual violence complaints

August 28, 2014 - 4:57 pm in EdNews, MAIN, U.S., World

  WORLD / U.S. - the U.S. Education Department (ED) is now investigating 76 schools for alleged Title IX violations. Title IX is a law passed in 1972 that requires gender equity for boys and girls in every educational program that receives federal funding.…

UK: Schools spent £1bn to accommodate more students; overcrowded schools a huge issue for years

August 27, 2014 - 4:37 am in EdNews, MAIN, U.K., World

  WORLD / U.K -  School councils have spent £1bn to accommodate more students, even though the Department of Education stated it has given £5bn…

UK: International students should not be considered immigrants

August 26, 2014 - 5:01 pm in EdNews, MAIN, Politics, U.K., World

  WORLD / U.K. - Students entering into the UK to study, have long been classified in the same category as people coming for other reasons such as…

3 incredibly awesome songs about Math to share with your students

August 26, 2014 - 11:23 am in Africa, Asia, Australia & NZ, MAIN, Opinions, The Good Stuff, U.K., U.S., World

  We all know what most students think of Math - it's "tough", "dry", "boring", "difficult" and "useless" according to some. While some Math lessons covering advanced topics do not have much room for relevant creativity, it's building the interest in…

5 reasons for teachers not to raise their voice in class

August 25, 2014 - 5:20 pm in MAIN, Opinions, World

  We all know that some students can be challenging and test our patience from time to time. As a teacher, we must find creative ways to deal with these challenging situations so that they do not disrupt the class with their noise. Our first reaction…

US: California earthquake causes injury, extensive damages; schools closed

August 25, 2014 - 1:13 pm in EdNews, MAIN, U.S., World

  WORLD / U.S. - The 6.0-magnitude earthquake in the early hours of Sunday morning have led California Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency for the counties of Napa, Solano and Sonoma. While no deaths have been reported, three have been…

US: Bill Gates will match your Back-To-School donation this weekend!

August 24, 2014 - 6:21 am in EdNews, MAIN, U.S., World

  WORLD / U.S. - Bill Gates will match your donation dollar-for-dollar this weekend till 24th August 2014 on This Back-To-School campaign by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation celebrates teachers and recognize the amazing work…

Vietnam: Government to spend close to US$200mn for e-textbooks in HCMC

August 23, 2014 - 2:28 pm in Asia, EdNews, MAIN, Science & Tech, World

  ASIA/ Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - While Thailand is still reeling from its poor investments in its "One Tablet per Child" policy, Vietnam is steamrolling a plan that will cost them close to $200 million dollars - an amount even more developed asian countries…

UK: GCSE results are out, but schools seem more concerned with league table standings

August 23, 2014 - 9:16 am in EdNews, MAIN, U.K., World

  WORLD / U.K. - With about 700,000 students in the UK finally settling in with their recent GCSE results, schools are now assessing their overall achievement. A different GCSE GCSE exams this year were different than they were in past years. New this…

6 incredibly famous men who could be awesome school disciplinarians, and one who won’t last a day

August 22, 2014 - 7:34 am in MAIN, Opinions, The Good Stuff

  Have you ever wondered what celebrities would do if they're not celebrities? How about maintaining discipline in school? We came up with a list of 6 incredible actors / personalities whom we think could be great discipline masters (based on nothing…

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