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6 common reactions when students bump into their teachers on the street

October 9, 2014 - 11:14 am in Africa, Asia, Australia & NZ, MAIN, The Good Stuff, U.K., U.S., World

  So teachers have lives outside of school (we do?) and when in a small town or country we often see our students out and about after-school. While we may offer them a wave and a greeting students tend to see it a different way. Here are six reactions…

UK: Oxford takes down pictures of “dead white men”

September 23, 2014 - 4:51 pm in EdNews, MAIN, U.K., World

  WORLD / U.K. - Gone are the days when students in the great hall at Oxford were watched over by “portraits of dead white men,” says Maev Kennedy…

iPhone 6 is here; have mobile devices really made a difference in the classroom?

September 14, 2014 - 6:39 pm in Africa, Asia, Australia & NZ, EdNews, MAIN, Opinions, Science & Tech, U.K., U.S., World

  The iPhone 6 may soon find its way into your classroom, whether it’s in your pocket, purse, or in the backpacks of your students. This newer,…

Video: Incredibly scary journeys to school around the world

September 7, 2014 - 5:39 pm in Africa, Asia, Australia & NZ, Featured, MAIN, Science & Tech, Travel, U.K., U.S., World

  Don't you just hate it when it takes at least 45 minutes to get to school so early in the morning? Consider ourselves, and our children, lucky. In many less developed countries around the world, students and teachers hike for miles and hours to get…

9 things you should never say to a teacher

September 2, 2014 - 1:17 pm in Africa, Asia, Australia & NZ, Opinions, The Good Stuff, U.K., U.S., World

  Whether a teacher is your colleague or work at your child’s school, as in any profession, treat them as professionals first. They work twelve hours a day to make sure your little spawn becomes a functional adult after all. Here are nine things…

Shortage of teachers – a worldwide problem

September 1, 2014 - 3:42 pm in Africa, Asia, Australia & NZ, Business, EdNews, MAIN, U.K., U.S., World

  WORLD - Imagine a world without teachers. In the past 24 hours alone, several reports of teacher shortages have surfaced online. The Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (Kessha) has called on the Government to address the teacher shortage in…

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 to councils toward new school places since the last election. This has been ongoing for several years…

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 living. Now, the UK government is looking to change that. Some of the leading vice-chancellors are asking…

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…

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…

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