Education

Youths ‘want education’ after Portadown girl’s death

Police have said a possible link to drugs is “one of our lines of enquiry” after the death of a teenage girl in County Armagh. The 15-year-old died in hospital after being taken unconscious from woodland beside the Corcrain estate in Portadown at about 18:00 BST on Saturday. She was a pupil at Craigavon Senior High School. On Sunday, police ... Read More »

Community college may be the secret sauce in affordable education

Getting into college may be the end game for high school seniors, but a far bigger challenge awaits: Getting out of college with a degree and a manageable amount of debt. “Families are so busy focusing on the first day of college, they don’t think about what life after college is going to be like,” says Jodi Okun, founder of ... Read More »

JEE Advanced 2017 Ranks Vs. Marks

JEE Advanced 2017 will be held on May 21 which means IIT aspirants have just a little over a month before the exam is upon them. The obvious question for most of them is how to make the best of the next 30 days or so to ensure their place in one of the prestigious IITs. About 15 lakhs students ... Read More »

Free Online Education Courses From The Small Business Administration

For small businesses entrepreneurs, continuous learning and finding new resources to help further business goals can be essential to growth and success. However, business courses can be costly and the sheer amount of information and resources available online can be overwhelming. But now, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced a new online Small Business Learning Center aimed at simplifying ... Read More »

JEE Advanced 2017: Admit card released, here’s how you download it

Admit cards for JEE Advanced 2017, which ensure entry to candidates to India’s Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have been released. IIT Madras, the conducting body, made the cards available online today, May 10. Students can download their admit cards, allowing them access to the examination hall, from the official website, jeeadv.ac.in. JEE Advanced will be held on May 21. ... Read More »

Microsoft’s new education push plays to its strengths, the cheap and familiar

Microsoft never mentioned Chromebook by name, but it’s clear that Google’s browser-based hardware offering was at the front of everyone’s mind at today’s education event in New York City. The company has managed to control much of the market internally, but the Chromebook has swiftly eroded marketshare here in the States. Microsoft’s solution is playing into the company’s strengths of ... Read More »

Education Cannot Wait for the War to End

Context Education indicators in South Sudan were extremely concerning prior to the outbreak of the current civil war. According to the South Sudan Ministry of Education’s 2011 Statistical Yearbook and 2013 Education and Management Information System (EMIS): 73% of men and 84% of women above 15 years of age were illiterate. 60% of teachers were untrained or their qualifications were ... Read More »

Liberia is outsourcing education. Can it work

High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. See our T&Cs and Copyright Policy for more detail. Email [email protected] to buy additional rights. The children were doing tests in the government school in the town of Smell No Taste. The soupy air was thick with ... Read More »

New education system to be tested in all counties next month

Pupils at Kosawo Primary school in Kisumu use tablets on March 1, 2017. A pilot programme for the proposed education curriculum will be launched this week . PHOTO | ONDARI OGEGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP A pilot programme for the proposed education curriculum will be launched this week with training for headteachers of selected schools from all the 47 counties. It ... Read More »

Financial Education: When to start talking about saving?

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — How important is financial education? A significant part of financial capability is the ability to make ends meet through adequate savings. Having resources for immediate medical needs is also an important component. In Maine, 15% of individuals reported that over the past year, their household spent more than their income (not including the purchase of ... Read More »