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Education

Māori academics call for national inquiry into racism at New Zealand universities

Today at 07:10 AM, via The Guardian

Discrimination against Indigenous students and teaching staff ‘deeply ingrained’ and endemic

Nearly 40 Indigenous academics are calling for a national inquiry into racism at New Zealand universities, saying discrimination against Māori students and teaching staff is ingrained and endemic.

Margaret Mutu is a Māori studies professor at Auckland University and said institutional racism against...

Nigeria: ‘University Libraries Suffer From Govt, ASUU Power Play’

Today at 06:36 AM, via AllAfrica

[Daily Trust] A former vice-chancellor of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, Prof. Nuhu Yaqub, has said the power competition between the government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities has badly affected the effort at solving the ‘wicked problems’ facing Nigerian libraries.

Australian universities cautious on government plan to bring forward funding to help with Covid crisis

Today at 03:17 AM, via The Guardian

Labor slams government plan to bring forward funding for universities with no increase in total spending

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The Group of Eight universities has cautiously welcomed a plan that could see hundreds of millions of dollars of...

London maths teacher shortlisted for $1m teaching prize

Today at 01:01 AM, via The Guardian

Dr Jamie Frost’s tuition website went viral during lockdown, helping millions of pupils around the world with their studies

A London mathematics teacher has been shortlisted for a $1m (£780,000) international teaching prize after his tuition website went global during lockdown, helping millions of pupils in the UK and around the world to continue their maths studies at home.

Dr Jamie Frost, who...

UK universities recruit record numbers of international students

Today at 01:01 AM, via The Guardian

Ucas says institutions have seen a 9% increase, as 44,300 students are set to start studies

UK universities are on course to recruit record numbers of international students during the global pandemic, defying predictions of financial disaster, the latest admissions figures reveal.

The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (Ucas) said UK universities enjoyed a 9% increase in the number...

‘Significant’ Covid outbreak at Glasgow University sees 600 self-isolate

Yesterday at 22:47 PM, via The Guardian

University says number of cases likely to be higher than 124 identified so far

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A “significant” coronavirus outbreak at Glasgow University has resulted in 124 cases since the beginning of freshers’ week and 600 students self-isolating across the campus amid warnings that any students found to be breaking the rules will face...

Durham University withdraws fresher’s place over ‘abhorrent’ online posts

Yesterday at 19:35 PM, via The Guardian

Wealthy prospective students planned competition to have sex with poorest undergraduate

Durham University has withdrawn a student’s place after an investigation into “utterly abhorrent” comments on social media.

It launched the inquiry after it came to light that wealthy prospective freshers supposedly planned to hold a competition to have sex with the poorest student they could find. Other...

Sorry, freshers: that wild week you were promised will be more bed than bedlam | Phil Wang

Yesterday at 18:00 PM, via The Guardian

Like A-level grades from a disadvantaged school, your social life has been downgraded to Zoom pub crawls and Sims-inspired campuses

My first party at university was a cheese and port party hosted by our college chaplain. It was 2008, and I was both smart and lucky enough to be at Cambridge. I have to be clear that neither “cheese”, “port” nor “college chaplain” are street names for...

Namibia: Schools Comply With Reopening Protocols

Yesterday at 13:53 PM, via AllAfrica

[New Era] Keetmanshoop — Pre-primary and grade 1-3 learners in the //Kharas region were excited after resuming face-to-face learning this week following a long break due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Nigeria: Osinbajo, Obi Agree On Need for More Investment in Education

Yesterday at 13:34 PM, via AllAfrica

[Vanguard] Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo and the Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, have both spoken on the need for the government to pay attention to education, saying that a nation’s development is directly proportional to the level of educational investment in the nation.

Malawi: Ossedi Hands Over Classroom Blocks and Teachers’ Houses

Yesterday at 13:31 PM, via AllAfrica

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe — Organisation for Sustainable Socio-Economic Development Initiative (OSSEDI) with funding from Child Fund Korea on Monday handed over a classroom block of two classrooms and two teachers’ houses to Kadakatali Junior Primary School.

Nigeria: Ondo Students Lament Non-Payment of Bursary Since 2016

Yesterday at 12:50 PM, via AllAfrica

[Premium Times] Tertiary institution students from Ondo State under the umbrella of National Association of Ondo State Students (NAOSS) have expressed dissatisfaction over the failure of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to pay their bursary and scholarship allowances since 2016.

Zimbabwe: Schools to Reopen in 3 Phases

Yesterday at 12:29 PM, via AllAfrica

[The Herald] All school classes will reopen over the next six weeks in three phases, but with smaller numbers of pupils, more teachers and other health-related measures so that children can resume education without the risk of a spike in Covid-19 infections.

Zimbabwe: Schools Can’t Claim Compensation

Yesterday at 12:19 PM, via AllAfrica

[The Herald] I HAVE been reading news articles on the Somvubu Secondary School and LaSakubva Academy claims for compensation for football players Prince Dube and Last Jesi.

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