[Monitor] A number of parents in Gulu District have failed to contribute maize and beans to support the compulsory school feeding programme, Daily Monitor has learnt.
[News24Wire] Pupils from different provinces gathered outside the offices of the Basic Education Department in Pretoria on Tuesday, demanding Minister Angie Motshekga prioritise the fixing of schools.
[News24Wire] The age factor at primary and secondary schools was recently in the spotlight, following a violent incident at Forest High School where a pupil was allegedly stabbed to death by a schoolmate who is 19 years old and in Grade 11.
OECD study of 48 countries reveals secondary schoolteachers have one of highest workloads in world
More than half of all secondary schoolteachers in England say their job is “unmanageable”, according to an international survey revealing that teachers in England have one of the highest workloads in the world.
The survey of teachers and school leaders in 48 countries conducted by the Organisation...
[Botswana Daily News] Mogonye -Assistant Minister of Basic Education Mr Thato Kwerepe has applauded Mogonye Primary School teachers and other stakeholders for an upward trend in performance.
[New Times] University of Rwanda(UR) will work with Higher Education Council (HEC) in order to establish students eligible for internship allowance.
[Daily Maverick] School violence came under the spotlight at a panel discussion at the National Press Club in Pretoria, with participants agreeing that neither arming teachers nor reintroducing corporal punishment were solutions.
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa says it is pushing ahead to grasp the many opportunities presented by the fourth industrial revolution. President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a commission of experts to explore what this fusing of the physical, digital and biological worlds, driven by technology, will mean for the country.
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -There is need to improve Botswana’s education system in order to keep pace with the changing world, Assistant Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology Mr Moiseraele Goya has said.
Only 50 girls in Northern Ireland took computing at A-level in 2018 compared to 314 boys.
UK’s downward trend continues as two-thirds of its ranked universities tumble
Brexit and the financial squeeze affecting universities appear to be taking a toll on Britain’s universities, with many seeing their rankings in international league tables tumbling for the third year in a row.
The latest international university league table compiled by data and research group QS downgrades...
A private school gets a castle-library, while we fundraise for public school music lessons | Celina Ribeiro
The choice between sending children to a public or private school should be about the bells and whistles, not the basics
On the first Tuesday of the month, after the kids are asleep, my partner starts baking. This month it was chocolate zucchini cupcakes. He hates cake. He’s up at 10pm slathering cupcakes with chocolate buttercream and hundreds and thousands (so no one will notice the...
US billionaire Stephen Schwarzman is donating £150m to fund humanities research
The University of Oxford has said it is to receive its biggest single direct donation “since the Renaissance”, after it unveiled a £150m gift from the US billionaire Stephen Schwarzman to fund humanities research and tackle looming social issues linked to artificial intelligence.
The money will be used to create the...
We’re interested in hearing from students who have written college admission essays about surviving a mass shooting.
Ben Quartermaine’s mother says more should be done to warn children of the dangers of the sea.
She flunked art at school and spent 10 years in children’s services. Helen Cammock talks about unlocking her creativity – and taking off on a singing, dancing, sketching tour of Italy
Last October, in a balmy Roman autumn, the artist Helen Cammock was making prints at the Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica. The building sits at the back of, and forms the stage-set for, the Trevi fountain: from...
[New Dawn] The installation and certification of officials of Universities Students Association, a campus-based student movement at the University of Liberia has been held at the UL main campus on Capitol Hill.
The move is a “precautionary step” to protect students, says Edexcel’s parent company, Pearson.
Edexcel to replace further maths paper pupils were due to sit later this week
The exam board Edexcel is to scrap and replace an A-level maths exam paper that pupils were due to sit on Thursday over fears the paper could have been leaked.
Pearson, the parent company of Edexcel, said it was withdrawing the A-level further maths paper and replacing it with a new version, following investigations...
[The Patriot] Local institutions of higher learning should merge courses that produce the same output of skills in order to make knowledge an essential commodity whilst making it global, the Minister of Tertiary Education Research, Science and Technology, Thapelo Olopeng reckons.
[Govt of SA] The South African Schools Choral Eisteddfod (SASCE), remains one of the most crucial school enrichment programmes that promote unity in diversity, national reconciliation, a new South African National Identity, social transformation and social cohesion among learners. The 2019 edition, which celebrate the 19th year of the competition, will showcase what has since 2016 continued to...