[News24Wire] Cape Town -The SA Schools and SA Schools A squads – featuring four returning players from 2018 – to contest the U18 International Series against their age-group counterparts from Argentina, England, France, Wales in August were announced by SA Rugby on Monday.
[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Institute of Technology (EIT) has graduated yesterday, 13th July 1166 students with masters, first degrees as well as diplomas.
[Daily Maverick] Play Africa, a children’s centre at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg for play learning, aims to make play an integral part of early learning and healthy development to spark imagination and enhance problem-solving capacities.
Amanda Spielman says evaluation system gives only partial view of performance
The chief inspector of schools has called for increased powers to scrutinise multi-academy trusts (Mats), warning that parents and policymakers currently have only a partial view of what is happening in England’s schools.
Amanda Spielman, the head of the schools regulator Ofsted, said trusts were not being held to...
[Ghanaian Times] Koforidua -The Eastern Regional chapter of the Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT) has called on the Education Ministry, Ghana Education Service (GES) and the State Insurance Company (SIC) to put their group insurance policy which started in June 2018 on hold to avoid open confrontation.
[Ghanaian Times] THE lack of adequate infrastructure at the main campus of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) at Sokode-Lokoe, near Ho, in the wake of soaring demand for enrolment is impacting negatively on teaching and learning at the institution.
[Ghanaian Times] Tema -Karpowership Ghana on Friday handed over the newly refurbished Tema Municipal Library to the Ghana Library Authority.
[Nation] Teachers want their employer to convene a meeting from Monday to discuss the implementation of orders of the labour and employment relations court with regard to their promotion.
[Daily News] FORM four students from 16 government schools are for the first time scheduled to sit a Chinese language national exam.
[Premium Times] The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has explained that his administration’s policy to return schools to missions will further improve the quality of education in the state.
The Conservatives look like the party of privilege. We must invest in social mobility | Justine Greening
Emergency funding could tackle unequal access to education and opportunity, ending the bias against poorer young people
The Conservative party can only succeed if it’s in the centre ground of British politics and offers an antidote to Jeremy Corbyn’s hard-left Labour party. We must be seen as the party of opportunity, as we were when I was a working-class teenager growing up in Rotherham....
Sara Khan likens protesters outside Parkfield school in Birmingham to a ‘mob’
Headteachers dealing with protests over LGBT lessons should have been given more support, the government’s chief adviser on countering extremism has said.
Campaigners held banners saying “Don’t confuse our children” and “Let kids be kids” outside Parkfield community school in Birmingham after books featuring...
The party snack is perfect brain food
Today’s puzzles all concern cubes of cheese. You’ll need to be as sharp as a cocktail stick to skewer them.
1. You have a cube of cheese that measures 3 x 3 x 3 inches, and you want to slice it into 27 smaller 1 x 1 x 1 inch cubes, as shown below. If you have a straight knife, what’s the minimum number of slices you need to do it? You are allowed to...
A new report warns that few students even know what a degree apprenticeship is, but it was a lifeline for me
When I first heard about apprenticeships, I thought they were only offered at college level, or in more practical jobs. But then my younger brother Josh started looking into a degree apprenticeship in digital and technology solutions to launch a career in cyber security. I was working in...
Survey suggests that students feel they lack support from their universities in managing their finances
Students are suffering high levels of financial stress as they struggle to support themselves during term time following a real terms decline in the value of the maintenance loan and the rising cost of rent.
A quarter of students find managing their money stressful, according to a survey of...
Neil Sherlock recalls a sense of entitlement from his rival in race to become society president
Boris Johnson seemed convinced his charm alone would be enough to secure him the prize, but ultimately he was thwarted by a rival who sought to portray him as a charlatan – only to eventually triumph by changing his political colours completely.
This is not the story of the Conservative leadership...
Liam Fox wants to train new trade negotiators. Opponents say it is a last-minute scramble.
Boris Johnson might be the UK’s 20th prime minister from one school, Eton. Time to ask why the elite are blossoming in an anti-elite era
The United Kingdom is a few months away from crashing out of the European Union, the main opposition party is engaged in political fratricide and the country faces the highest risk of recession since 2007. Yet 160,000 Conservative party members will land us,...
Britons need time and space to release their imagination. It would be good for them and for their country
“My goodness, we need empathetic intelligent creative people today.” So said the new children’s laureate, Cressida Cowell, in an interview with the Guardian at the weekend. The author believes reading is a crucial way for young people to develop these capacities, and plans to use her...
[Premium Times] Seated behind a wooden desk in the fairly large room that serves as the principal’s office, Alima Muthar spoke calmly into the phone.
Student speaks out over response to violent sexual taunts by male undergraduates
One of the female students targeted by a male “rape chat” group at the University of Warwick has warned women and minorities that it is not a safe place to study.
Danielle – not her real name – questioned the fitness of the university’s vice-chancellor, Stuart Croft, to do his job because of his response to...