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Mental health champion for UK schools axed after criticising government

The Guardian - ‎16 hours ago‎
Appointing her as the first ever mental health champion for schools, education and childcare, minister Sam Gyimah said: “Natasha is an inspiration to many young people and I'm delighted to have her on board as our first mental health champion.

Whitehall must work with councils to improve Britain's education system

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎12 minutes ago‎
In establishing whether this policy is a step in the right direction or not, one must look at the evidence and track record of local government's current significant role in education, supporting and in partnership with all schools up and down this ...
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Mark Zuckerberg's Foundation Has a New Education Chief

Fortune - ‎14 hours ago‎
Shelton, who has also worked at the Gates Foundation and a public education tech company, will lead the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative's education efforts. Chan and Zuckerberg announced the foundation last year when their daughter, Max, was born. They also ...

Giving back: Center for Cyber Safety and Education

CSO Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
This year is the first time in three years that I have not served on the board of directors of (ISC)2. When my term ended and I decided to step aside and collect myself.

Trump's Education Exaggeration

FactCheck.org - ‎11 hours ago‎
Donald Trump claimed in an Indiana speech that the U.S. ranks “last in education” and “first in terms of spending per pupil” among 30 countries.

Education cannot wait

UNICEF UK (press release) - ‎May 4, 2016‎
One in four of the world's school-aged children now live in countries affected by crisis. Of these children, 75 million are in the most desperate need of support: they are either in danger of or already missing out on their right to education. During ...

Ontario Promoting Student Well-Being in Education

Government of Ontario News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Ontario is releasing a discussion document to engage with education partners, parents and students on the well-being of children and students in Ontario's publicly funded education system. Research shows that children who have a positive sense of ...
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Times Higher Education World Rankings: Oxford And Cambridge Lose Out To American Rivals

Huffington Post UK - ‎14 hours ago‎
The global reputation of some of the UK's most prestigious universities is increasingly challenged by the US and Asia, a new influential survey shows.

'Arts education in the UK is the envy of the world, but it is being sidelined in schools'

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎21 hours ago‎
The Culture White Paper, published by the Government a few weeks ago, makes it clear that the arts should be an essential part of every child's education, both in and out of school. I couldn't agree more. When politicians repeat the mantra of the three ...
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Job cuts proposed in University of Waikato education faculty

Waikato Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Falling teacher trainee numbers mean about 25 jobs may go at the University of Waikato. The university has announced a proposal to cut 16.28 full-time equivalent (FTE) positions from the faculty of education. The university says it has shielded the ...

Arts education biggest worry for theatre industry, survey reveals

The Stage - ‎2 hours ago‎
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Victor and William Fung Foundation donates $1 million for global education programs

The MIT Tech - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Victor and William Fung Foundation has renewed its funding to support global education opportunities for MIT undergraduates.
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Orlando Bloom: We Cannot Let Crisis Ruin Education

TIME - ‎May 3, 2016‎
It seems to be largely forgotten internationally, but about 580,000 children are in urgent need of aid, and 300,000 children need help to continue their education. There are schools still in need of repair. Children need basic educational supplies like ...

Education and the Impact of 'The Other Fifth'

Huffington Post - ‎18 hours ago‎
The education system in the US is an important area to see the impact of that one-fifth/four-fifths gap. That was on painful display at this week's Education Writers Association's National Seminar this week in Boston where sessions like “Hunger on ...

Education Authority warns of 'pressures' after £22m budget cut

BBC News - ‎18 hours ago‎
The head of Northern Ireland's Education Authority (EA) has warned that it is facing "very real pressures" due to a £22m reduction in its budget.
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Detroit teachers head back to work, but education crisis remains unresolved

Washington Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
In addition, 31 states are spending less per pupil on education now than they were before the Great Recession, according to the nonprofit Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
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Four finalists announced for Alaska education commissioner

Alaska Dispatch News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Four Alaskans were named Wednesday as finalists for Alaska's next education commissioner, a position in Gov. Bill Walker's cabinet.
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Equal Education rallies after Gauteng Education

Citizen - ‎1 hour ago‎
The ConCourt is underway arguing the matter between Gauteng Education and Federation of Governing Bodies for South African Schools (FEDSAS) against various aspects of the Gauteng Regulations for Admission of Learners to Public Schools, specifically ...

Primary school tests boycott draws scattered support

The Guardian - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The children's laureate, Chris Riddell, told a group of about 500 families in Brighton that allowing children to question government policy was “an important lesson”, and he ridiculed the education secretary, Nicky Morgan's claim that taking part in ...
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Celebrate Education Choice During National Charter Schools Week

Town Hall - ‎12 hours ago‎
Because of the nation's hundreds of new and developing charter schools, thousands of parents and their children now have the opportunity to enroll in a school that better meets children's specific education needs. Currently, there are 2.9 million ...
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