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New book captures stories from across the globe | India Education,Education News India,Education News | India Education Diary

Indiaeducationdiary - 2021-01-16 07:59

Education Committee adopts a full year work for good education in North-East Syria

ANF - 2021-01-15 18:27
With its vision of creating a competent and educated generation, the Education Committee spreads its training activities over a year. ...

Introducing the AEI Conservative Education Reform Network

AEI - 2021-01-15 00:00
Conservatives are positioned to lead on education far more effectively than we currently do. To that end, we are launching the Conservative Education Reform Network to cultivate a national community of conservative leaders in education, spanning a broad a ...

A sad indictment on the current, deplorable state of higher education

AEI - 2021-01-12 00:04
From an advertisement at the University of California-Davis for an assistant professor of sustainable aquaculture and coastal systems: As one of the country’s leading R1 institutions, UC Davis seeks candidates with exceptional potential for research, teac ...

The year in review: An update on my efforts to challenge Title IX violations in higher education and advance civil rights for all

AEI - 2020-12-31 07:35
For the last several years, I’ve been on a one-man mission to challenge the frequent and brazen violations of Title IX’s prohibition of sex discrimination and Title VI’s prohibition of discrimination based on race and color. As Professor Philip Carl Salzm ...

Looming crisis for education department as Covid-19 hits scores of teachers over festive period

Timeslive - 2020-12-28 22:13

Public school enrollment in U.S. dips as virus disrupts education

Yahoo - 2020-12-28 01:10

Sowing the seeds of education after war in Deir ez-Zor

ANF - 2020-12-26 08:22
The seeds of education are planted in war-torn city of Deir ez-Zor. ...

Getting smart on prison education

AEI - 2020-12-23 00:04
Increasing educational resources can help us shift from a strictly punitive understanding of incarceration to one that seeks to balance punishment for crimes with a commitment to rehabilitation and a hope for a better future. We need both. The post Gettin ...

President-Elect Joe Biden To Nominate Miguel Cardona As Secretary Of Education

Yahoo - 2020-12-22 20:30

Biden to pick Connecticut Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona as U.S. Secretary of Education - source

Yahoo - 2020-12-22 17:23

Kurdish-Kiwi Impact Award winner underlines importance of education for refugees

Kurdistan24 - 2020-12-22 10:36

Unsettling narratives: Advancing genocide education in Minnesota | MinnPost

Minnpost - 2020-12-21 16:33

Civic education: The time is ripe for our attention

AEI - 2020-12-19 00:01
As we move into 2021, the time is right for us to have a conversation about civics education through the lenses of legislation, best practices, and political theory. The post Civic education: The time is ripe for our attention appeared first on American E ...

How can we make re­spons­ib­il­ity vis­ible in early child­hood education? By sup­port­ing chil­dren’s hope, a re­searcher sug­gests | India Education,Education News India,Education News | India Education Diary

Indiaeducationdiary - 2020-12-16 23:07

How textbooks, classroom resources have racism built in, and how to make education more inclusive

Yahoo - 2020-12-15 14:53

Genocide education is not an issue of the past - The Boston Globe

Bostonglobe - 2020-12-15 12:36

Discovery Education Celebrates Human Rights Day by Offering Educators, Families, and Students No-Cost Digital Resources

Eschoolnews - 2020-12-11 18:30

Iraq, Egypt sign deal on higher education collaboration

Rûdaw - 2020-12-11 09:42

McAuliffe announces gubernatorial bid, unprecedented investment in education, teacher pay

Yahoo - 2020-12-10 21:14

The pervasive proliferation of preferred pronouns in higher education

AEI - 2020-12-09 03:17
In the process of filing a Title IX complaint with the Office for Civil Rights against Georgia State University for its illegal, discriminatory, single-sex, female-only “WomenLead: Empowering Women to Lead” program, I came across the preferred pronoun lis ...

Board of Education to Consider Proposal to Back Artsakh | South Pasadena Review

Southpasadenareview - 2020-12-04 23:45

Montebello Education Board Reaffirms April as Armenian Genocide Commemoration Month | Asbarez.com

Asbarez - 2020-12-04 14:27

Kurdistan Building New Army in Fight for Education | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-12-04 07:23

‘Humans can overcome any challenge’: blind academic talks of lifelong fight for education

Rûdaw - 2020-12-03 20:23

"We paid a great price for education in mother tongue"

ANF - 2020-12-02 14:06
As the Kurds were banned from speaking in their mother tongue for years due to the Ottoman occupation and the persecution of the Baath regime, Rojava people say the achievement made in education in mother tongue, for which a great price was paid. ...

Egypt to suspend education in event of COVID-19 second wave | Arab News

Arabnews - 2020-11-27 21:40

Armenia’s former Minister of Education appointed Senior Adviser to PM – Public Radio of Armenia

Armradio - 2020-11-25 21:02

Kobanê university continues to provide online education

ANF - 2020-11-22 13:07
Kobanê University, which started online education after the curfew declared due to the increase in the coronavirus cases in Kobanê, will continue to provide online education throughout the emergency situation. ...

Helping moms get back to work

AEI - 2020-11-20 00:01
We’re beginning to see the effect of the COVID pandemic on women, who are disproportionately leaving the workforce to pick up the additional burdens associated with childcare and remote education. The post Helping moms get back to work appeared first on A ...

The U.S. Government grants AUK with $4 million to support American-Style Higher Education.

The American University of Kurdistan - 2020-11-19 02:01
Duhok, Kurdistan Region – October 12th – U.S. Consul General to Kurdistan Region, Rob Waller, and President of The American University of Kurdistan (AUK), Dr. Randall Rhodes, announced the successful award of a $4 million grant to AUK within a press conf ...

HBO, Sky Order Dark Comedy Series 'The Baby' From 'Sex Education' Creative, Sister | Hollywood Reporter

Hollywoodreporter - 2020-11-18 21:36

First special education center of the region serves in Raqqa

ANF - 2020-11-13 16:07
The special education center opened in Raqqa became the first center opened for children with disabilities and special education needs in Northern and Eastern Syria. ...

A global education courtesy of Team Coco – The Review

Udreview - 2020-11-12 08:03

More victories from my efforts to advance civil rights and challenge systemic sexism in higher education

AEI - 2020-11-07 06:54
I was informed yesterday by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that another of my (now) 244 complaints (probably the most ever filed by a single individual, at least for single-sex programs) alleging Title IX violations in higher ...

Quotation of the day on universities dragging America back toward a more primitive state…

AEI - 2020-11-06 00:09
…. is from John Ellis’s (professor emeritus of German literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz) Wall Street Journal op-ed on Tuesday “Woke Universities Lead America to a Primitive State” (sub-titled “Higher education now stands for mob rule, ...

YÖS exam: students' biggest obstacle to higher education in northern Aleppo - Enab Baladi

Enabbaladi - 2020-10-31 14:10

2020 Update: “For every 100 girls…..” Part III

AEI - 2020-10-31 00:02
Here’s Part III of “For every 100 girls….”, see Part I here and Part II here. The entire list including Parts I, II, and III is available here. 4. Higher Education and Labor Market (8) For every 100 women enrolled in US colleges (degree-granting postsecon ...

2020 Update: “For every 100 girls…..” Part II

AEI - 2020-10-30 00:06
Here’s Part II of “For every 100 girls….”, see Part I here. 2. K-12 Education (12) For every 100 girls who repeat kindergarten 145 boys repeat kindergarten. Source: National Center for Education Statistics For every 100 girls whose entry into kindergarten ...

On Language Day, Kurds Demand Education in Mother... | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-10-29 14:38

Teachers in Hesekê: Education in Kurdish cannot be touched!

ANF - 2020-10-29 14:17
Teachers from Hesekê said that no one can prevent Kurdish from being taught in Rojava, and that education in mother tongue and the teaching of Kurdish language in schools were an achievements of the martyrs of freedom. ...

2020 Update: “For every 100 girls…..” Part I

AEI - 2020-10-29 00:04
In 2011, Thomas G. Mortenson, senior scholar at the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education in Washington, D.C. and independent higher education policy analyst, put together and published the 100+ item list “For Every 100 Girls….” ...

How did the story of education in Kurdish begin in Rojava?

ANF - 2020-10-28 09:14
Before the revolution, it was forbidden and the punishment was heavy. But the Kurdish language knights in Rojava defeated the ban. They gave a multi-lingual, multi-colored education to the new generations of the revolution... ...

March for mother tongue education in Dirbêsiyê

ANF - 2020-10-28 08:19
“Our language is our existence, our honor and our freedom," said hundreds of teachers and students who demonstrated in Dirbêsiye district of the Heseke Canton. ...

Lack of material affects education negatively in Shehba

ANF - 2020-10-27 17:02
After immigrating from Afrin to Shehba, students who go to schools opened in camps to continue their education have difficulty in attending the classes due to the low number of books. ...

Students from Afrin protest against ENKS

ANF - 2020-10-25 15:28
While Turkey imposes the Turkish language in the regions it has occupied where Kurdish education is prohibited, the Kurdish National Council in Syria (ENKS) wants the education system to return to pre-2011 period. ...

Afghan bombing: Kabul education centre attack kills at least 18

BBC - 2020-10-25 01:19
The suicide attack outside the private facility in the Afghan capital has wounded dozens more. ...

COVID-19 has exacerbated inequality in higher education

Universityworldnews - 2020-10-24 21:22

“Kurdish language is our identity and existence”

ANF - 2020-10-23 07:53
Kurdish teachers in North and East Syria stated that education in the mother tongue is one of the most important achievements of the Rojava revolution and they will not allow demands seeking to eliminate this gain. ...

Education continues despite difficult conditions in the camps

ANF - 2020-10-15 19:03
Schools started in camps in Northern and Eastern Syria where coronavirus measures are maintained. School administrations stated that they have taken the necessary measures for the health of students and called on humanitarian organizations to support them ...

Education in Afrin is at stake... Kurdish students face additional challenges - Enab Baladi

Enabbaladi - 2020-10-14 18:18

Shingal children fight for their education amidst school shortage

Rûdaw - 2020-10-07 14:57

Disputed territories Kurdish-language education... | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-10-07 13:20

07/10/2020 Employees lock gate of Sulaimani general directorate of education in protest of salary delays

ESTA - 2020-10-07 13:16

Another victory from my efforts to advance civil rights and challenge systemic sexism in higher education

AEI - 2020-10-06 00:02
I was informed last Friday by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that another of my (now) 231 complaints (probably the most ever filed by an individual) alleging Title IX violations in higher education has been successfully resolv ...

Two schools open for displaced students from Afrin in Shehba

ANF - 2020-10-04 15:40
The Kurdish Red Crescent, in coordination with the Democratic Society Education Committee of Afrin Canton, opened two primary schools in Serdem and Berxwedan camps in Shehba canton. ...

Some schools will continue distance education in UAE | Arab News

Arabnews - 2020-10-01 07:15

An educational leader proposes questions for the presidential debate

AEI - 2020-09-30 00:09
Gerard Robinson suggests education policy questions for tonight's debate on the topics of the Trump and Biden records, the economy, race, COVID-19, and the Supreme Court. The post An educational leader proposes questions for the presidential debate appear ...

School year begins in North East Syria for over 800,000 students

ANF - 2020-09-28 12:21
Receb al-Muşrif, co-chair of the Autonomous Administration Education and Training Committee, said that they took every precaution to protect students from the coronavirus during the new academic year. ...

Journalism and Media Education in Times of Conflict: Three Cases from the Arab Region – Arab Media & Society

Arabmediasociety - 2020-09-27 21:39

‘Disregarding mother language in education means disregarding the child’ - english

Bianet - 2020-09-17 22:44

Armenian Parliament votes down no-confidence motion against Education Minister – Public Radio of Armenia

Armradio - 2020-09-17 09:25

Roma children receive no proper education

ANF - 2020-09-07 11:41
According to the statement by the Turkish Ministry of National Education, the academic year will begin on September 21 for primary, secondary and high schools. ...

The Minister of Culture meets in Baghdad with the Ambassador of the European Union and UNESCO Representative to Iraq | India Education,Education News India,Education News | India Education Diary

Indiaeducationdiary - 2020-09-04 11:43

France to help Iraq generate electricity, will invest in education, science: Macron

Rûdaw - 2020-09-02 22:06

The next step for Pell Grant restoration behind bars

AEI - 2020-09-01 00:08
Bipartisan support for lifting the federal ban on Pell Grants for the incarcerated exists in both chambers. As lawmakers return to Washington next week, the education for those behind bars should remain a bipartisan issue. The post The next step for Pell ...

Markets in everything: The booming industry of social justice

AEI - 2020-08-29 03:45
According to Tristan Justice writing in The Federalist “It turns out convincing white people that they’re racist is a lucrative business in a profitable industry.” Here’s more: For decades, the billion-dollar education industry slowly developed the modern ...

UNICEF warns of a global education emergency due to Covid-19

ANF - 2020-08-28 10:56
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned about a global education emergency since at least a third of the world's schoolchildren have been unable to access remote learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Persecution Turkey Forgoes Inclusive Education | Persecution

Persecution - 2020-08-26 18:07

Two more victories from my efforts to advance civil rights in higher education

AEI - 2020-08-24 00:06
I was informed recently by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that two more of my (now) 192 complaints alleging Title IX violations in higher education have been successfully resolved in my favor. That brings the total number of T ...

Use of non-Turkish languages in education will fortify unity, says former PM Davutoğlu | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-08-22 16:11

7 SMU awards set up to honour late Hong Leong founder, Education News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2020-08-21 16:49

Armenia’s new education standards under fire for lack of ‘Armenianness’

Oc Media - 2020-08-21 11:16

A charter school superintendent’s case against personal agency, nonpolitical history

AEI - 2020-08-20 00:01
A recent article in Education Week encourages educators to dismiss individual accomplishment and personal agency, turn the American tale into a political prop, and treat sophomoric theatrics as a stand-in for rigorous thought. This is horrific advice. The ...

Kamala Harris’s education policy stances

AEI - 2020-08-15 00:45
Although Kamala Harris is a promising pick for the Democratic presidential ticket, families and education reformers must keep a close eye on what she advocates for when it comes to K-12 and higher education. The post Kamala Harris’s education policy stanc ...

Enabling workers to skill-up during COVID-19

AEI - 2020-08-14 00:20
Millions of newly unemployed workers are ready to address their training and education needs without one-on-one assistance from the publicly funded workforce system. All they need are the resources and tools to make the best decision for themselves. The p ...

How the US can help prevent Latin America’s coronavirus schooling crisis

AEI - 2020-08-12 00:20
While daunting, a concerted push to support access to education in Latin America amid the pandemic now will pay future dividends for US relations with Latin America and for hemispheric growth and stability. The post How the US can help prevent Latin Ameri ...

Turkey’s higher education board bans dissertations in Kurdish: report - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-04 20:56

UN warns of generational catastrophe over school closures

ANF - 2020-08-04 19:01
UN chief outlines ‘bold steps’ for education in the face of COVID-19 disruption. ...

04/08/2020 U.N. chief warns world facing ‘generational catastrophe’ on education

ESTA - 2020-08-04 11:31

Trump’s First Amendment Education - WSJ

WSJ - 2020-07-31 15:53

An update on my civil rights efforts to enforce Title IX’s prohibition of sex discrimination in higher education

AEI - 2020-07-29 00:41
From The College Fix article “College cancels girls-only computer camp to resolve federal Title IX investigation“: Title IX really means what it says, and the Department of Education is finally taking the law seriously. In response to the ongoing crusade ...

Irish government unveils plan for reopening schools after Covid

ANF - 2020-07-27 10:35
Sinn Féin spokesperson on Education Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has said that the plan to be unveiled by the Minister for Education today for the reopening of schools must be comprehensive and definitive. ...

Prison education can help rebuild the economy

AEI - 2020-07-22 00:00
As Congress negotiates the next round of stimulus, they should include the millions of formerly incarcerated Americans striving to rebuild their lives in the workforce. We can no longer afford to bypass such a significant amount of human potential. The po ...

Rojava University: Supporting Resistance is supporting Education

ANF - 2020-07-21 08:42
On the occasion of the 8th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution, the Rojava University issued a call to the international institution to support its efforts. ...

UNESCO in coordination with the Ministry of Education in Kurdistan Region of Iraq, provides sterilizing materials for students during the examination period to contain the spread of COVID-19 virus | India Education Diary

Indiaeducationdiary - 2020-07-17 06:10

Over 9,000 victims of violent attacks on higher education

Universityworldnews - 2020-07-16 17:00

Online learning is a big struggle in formerly ISIS-controlled Mosul

PRI - 2020-07-14 06:30
Students in the city of Mosul in northern Iraq saw their education come to a stop when ISIS took over their city. In 2017, Iraqi and American forces liberated the city but reconstruction has been painfully slow and online learning during the COVID-19 pand ...

Credentialism is bad for both workers and business

AEI - 2020-07-11 00:25
With degree inflation in recent decades has come the raise of education requirements for many jobs, often unnecessarily. Many employers would be wise to ditch degree requirements and recognize skills as the best predictor of ability and performance. The p ...

Ghana coronavirus: 22,822 cases; 90% Education Ministry staff infected | Africanews

Africanews - 2020-07-10 11:02

Colorado Governor Signs Genocide Education Bill Into Law | Asbarez.com

Asbarez - 2020-07-10 01:10

Governor signs Holocaust and genocide education bill - IJN | Intermountain Jewish News

IJN - 2020-07-10 00:16

The concept of the legal clinical education in Montenegro framed - News

COE - 2020-07-09 21:00

Armenian Genocide and Holocaust education now required in Colorado high schools – Public Radio of Armenia

Armradio - 2020-07-09 07:31

Artsakh President receives Armenia education, science, culture, sports minister

NEWS - 2020-07-08 00:14

What Does Putin Promise Russians? Russia’s Authoritarian Social Policy

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2020-07-03 01:58
In his 20 years in power, Vladimir Putin has employed a savvy use of social policy to bolster his popularity, but it is a set of policies not well designed to address Russia's chronic under-provision of healthcare, education, and other social services—par ...

World leaders should not give up on education for Syrian refugee children - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-06-26 20:28

Behind Colorado's new Holocaust education bill - IJN | Intermountain Jewish News

IJN - 2020-06-25 22:51

UNESCO Chair on education and prevention of Genocide and other atrocity crimes established at YSU | ARMENPRESS Armenian News Agency

Armenpress - 2020-06-25 18:02

UNESCO warns coronavirus is exacerbating education inequality in the world

Gulan Media - 2020-06-23 16:36
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