[Citizen] Last Thursday – December 12, 2019 – The Citizen published some of the findings of a study by Twaweza that largely focused upon school attendance in Tanzania, or perhaps more accurately: non-attendance by a goodly 28 percent of primary school going-age children.
[Nation] Last week’s column about the ‘Education Express’ raised some questions – and some eyebrows.
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Headteacher Clare Higgins was concerned when a 10-year-old student told her “something had gone wrong” during a recent lunch break. But she was quietly relieved to see the student was talking about the carrots...
‘Hearing about the struggles you faced, I wanted to give more – but it was never enough’: the letter you always wanted to write
I was in my second year of teaching in a primary school when I met all 30 of you. I was jaded enough by my late 20s to not expect the simple, life-altering experience some of the other trainees were anticipating, but I didn’t expect to find it so overwhelmingly...
Partnership between officials and Planned Parenthood will offer birth control, STI testing and care for anxiety and depression
Dozens of Los Angeles high schools will soon host clinics providing sexual and mental health services for teenagers as part of a wellness program that officials say is a groundbreaking model of comprehensive on-campus care.
The school-based clinics announced this week...
The author of acclaimed biographies of Ulysses S. Grant and Frederick Douglass, he also helped establish Yale’s black studies department.
Government sees conversion to academy status as key method of school improvement
Maintained schools in England outperform academies and free schools in national exams taken at the end of year 6, and pupils in multi-academy trusts do worse average, figures show.
The data released by the Department for Education (DfE) at the end of the election purdah will be a mild embarrassment for the...
GCSE and A-level regulator says technology has increased opportunities to cheat
Cheating on mobile phones, cyber-attacks on schools and leaked or fake exam papers being shared on social media are among the problems that students and teachers now have to navigate, according to reports by England’s exam regulator.
Data collected by Ofqual, which oversees GCSE and A-level examinations, shows a...
[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso), which convened its 16th Elective National Students Congress over the weekend in Otjiwarongo, elected its new executive committee members to serve for the next coming two years.
[UCT] In bidding a fond farewell to the University of Cape Town (UCT) community after her 20-year tenure, Chancellor Graça Machel reflected on two decades as the titular head of the institution. She says she is “at peace” knowing the university continues to prioritise and make progress with addressing sensitive issues like transformation.
[UCT] The idea of a university is under threat in South Africa today, public intellectual Professor Jonathan Jansen told graduands at the University of Cape Town (UCT) humanities graduation on Friday morning, 13 December. Jansen was awarded a Doctor of Education (honoris causa) at the ceremony and was also a guest speaker.
[UCT] Dear students
[UCT] “In my future vision of Africa, the real ‘vibranium’ of this continent is sitting in this room. The youth of Africa is the real vibranium of our continent.”
[Ghanaian Times] The Street Academy will tomorrow evening fete 500 students from various public schools to a special dinner at the National Theatre in Accra.
[This Day] Abuja -Strong indications emerged thursrday that university lecturers who were not enrolled on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) may not receive their December salaries.
[UCT] University of Cape Town (UCT) academics Professor Alphose Zingoni and Anna Tietze have jointly won the 2019 UCT Book Award for their works on engineering and art respectively. The award recognises outstanding publications by staff and will be presented at their faculty graduation ceremonies this week.
[UCT] The second ceremony of the December graduation season at 15:00 on Thursday, 12 December, saw a special farewell tribute to Mrs Graça Machel to thank her for her 20 years of service to the university in her role as Chancellor.
[UCT] Dear members of the UCT community
[263Chat] Students movement, Zimbabwe national Students Union (ZINASU) has called on the country’s two heavy weight political actors, President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) to swallow their pride and have a genuine dialogue that will save the country from further collapse.
[Government of Mauritius] The Fishermen Welfare Fund has awarded, yesterday, 168 educational scholarships to children of fishermen for the promotion of education within the community of Mauritius and Rodrigues. The scholarship award ceremony, organised by the Fund and the Ministry of Blue Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, was held at the Mauritius Maritime Training Academy,...
[263Chat] Liquid Telecom Zimbabwe has rolled out the Free WIFI to 48 higher and tertiary learning institutions as part of its long-term initiative to equip citizens across Africa with Digital Age access and skills.