After COVID-19: Recalibrating America’s Education System

Through Andrew Myers / Published April 7, 2020 The closure of schools in the middle of the semester and the transition to online learning have forced a big toll in American education. As with the health sector, the education system risks being profoundly transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic. “It reveals gaps across the country,” says […]

Church Education System Announces Temporary Guidelines to Address COVID-19 Concerns

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Several changes are being implemented through the Church of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints educational system in response to growing concerns related to COVID-19. The CES has issued a statement on the temporary guidelines for higher education institutions which will come into effect on March 16. The […]

BARMM raises the quality of the education system

CITY OF COTABATO: The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of the Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM-MBHTE) has hired a total of 1,153 licensed teachers for the two districts of Maguindanao province to raise the quality of education system in the region. Mohagher Iqbal, Minister of Education Education Minister Mohagher Iqbal said […]

This week’s roundup: Iran, technology and the union leadership competition

January 7, 2020 by Rosalind English In the news The news has only been dramatic this week. US President Donald Trump organized the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani on Friday with a drone strike. At Soleimani’s state funeral in Tehran, the streets were filled with crowds chanting “Death to America!” And a weeping Ayatollah […]

Cuba agrees to computerize its education system

Although a large percentage of Cuban teachers belong to the analog generation, the Ministry of Education (MINED) is openly committed to upgrading and training them in the modern technological world, so that they can acquire digital skills commensurate with the skills of the students. Fernando Ortega Cabrera, National Director of Educational Technologies at MINED, affirmed […]

Failure of the reform of the Uruguayan education system

The victory of the centre-right National Party marks the end of 15 years of rule by the centre-left Broad Front coalition. But unlike other progressive governments of the pink tide era, the Broad Front leaves the government with poverty and inequality at historic lows, averting the wave of social unrest now sweeping the region. Unlike […]

The American education system is failing our children

NEW YORK, August 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Back to school means more than new pencils and backpacks. Students are also returning to an education system they are increasingly failing, says André Bernstein, Ph.D., who taught middle school and some high school classes for 30 years. During that time, he says, he witnessed his students’ academic […]

500,000 foreign students go to school in Iran

Rezvan Hakimzadeh, Deputy Minister of Primary Education, made the remarks during an inauguration ceremony of a preschool center for Afghan children in the southeastern Iranian city of Mehmanshahr, Rafsanjan. “I call this day educational justice and children’s rights because Iranian and foreign newcomers are gathered here in a beautiful day of equality and brotherhood, in […]

140,000 children out of school in Iran

TEHRAN – Some 140,000 children are out of school across the country, said Abdolreza Fooladvand, head of Tehran’s education department. “The most important threat to a nation’s capital is the lack of human resources, however, sometimes we have failed to prevent this problem in the country,” he lamented. He went on to say that the […]

Here’s everything you need to know about Costa Rica’s education system ⋆ The Costa Rica News

According to various reports, Costa Rica ranks fourth among the 94 countries most accessible to education. These studies show that education in the country covers most of the population since the rate of people who can read and write is 90.27% and illiteracy is only 9.73%. Through consistent attention to education, Costa Rica has achieved […]

The American education system is an “aristocracy masquerading as a meritocracy”

Education is often sold as a great equalizer, but new research suggests it actually reinforces inequality. According to a study by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and Workforce, about 30% of low-income kindergarteners with high test scores end up getting a college education and employment. well-paid entry level. On the other hand, kindergarteners from the […]

The type of education system Nigeria needs

I have to say that Bunmi Lawson is someone I like among the young generation of Nigerian women who are doing a lot in their different spaces. Bunmi led the FATE Foundation and later led ACCION Microfinance Bank through which she has achieved a lot in financial inclusion and now she is the pioneer in […]

The education system must be redefined in the Caribbean

Over the past 25 years, the education system in the Caribbean has gone through multiple changes and reforms, the majority of them aimed at solving the problems facing the system. However, very few of these changes and reforms were aimed at completely rethinking the function of education in society and highlighting the purpose of education […]

Reviews | The erroneous priorities of our education system

Consider two high school students – one who demonstrates great academic talent and the other who does not. On the one hand, December marks the home stretch of a multi-year effort, intensively supported by his school, to prepare for the perfect college application. For the other, December is just another month on the way to, […]

Pakistan’s Education System – Latest News – The Nation

The quality of education in Pakistan is at an abysmal level. From primary to tertiary education, Pakistan has failed to produce effective human resources for nation building. Pakistan’s education system is divided into three main categories: public, private and Madrasah. The public education system faces a lack of resources as 89% of the education budget […]

India needs a world-class higher education system (Commentary)

India has the third largest higher education system in the world. In 2016, there were 799 universities and 39,071 colleges spread across the country. These numbers are staggering. The growth of higher education in India in just over half a century has been even more staggering. Between 1950 and 2014, the number of […]

What if AI could fix our broken education system?

AI in education, individualized for each student Depositphotos Enhanced by CogWorld There is no shortage of articles and reports to describe the many issues we face daily as Americans: immigration, natural disasters, wars, racism, sexism, and shootings. It’s easy to get lost in the sheer number of crises, paralyzing even contemplating what to do next. […]

An unsuitable education system | Letters

Government reforms to the curriculum and examination assessment are not in line with good educational practice and the broader skills and competences that employers’ organizations such as the CBI have identified as a desirable outcome of the education system (We need an alternative to universities, August 17). Added to this list is the fragmentation of […]

100,000 teachers will receive training on the Japanese education system

Japanese schools. New Japanese School in Suez, Egypt – CC CAIRO – July 29, 2018: About 100,000 teachers will receive special training on Japan’s new education system from July 29 to August 19, according to the Ministry of Education. The Ministry of Education is preparing the new education system, which will be implemented in the […]

Current education system will end by 2026: education minister

Education Minister Tarek Shawki has announced that the current education system will disappear by 2026, gradually being replaced by a new one. During the Iftar (Breaking fast) group at the American Chamber of Commerce in Cairo, Shawki revealed that the new education reform will prevent the teacher from correcting school exams. Shawki said the new […]

Dutch company to invest in Iranian tech company

Amsterdam-based company International Internet Investment Coöperatief (IIIC) plans to invest 38 million euros in Iranian technology company Hezar Dastan Holdings, owner of Café Bazaar (main local market for Android applications) and Divar (service of online classifieds). “Thanks to this investment, the Dutch company will acquire a 10% stake in the holding,” said co-founder and chairman […]

Third sign that the American education system is deteriorating

According to the Progress in International Reading Skills Literacy Study, reading comprehension skills decline among fourth graders. Credit: Jill Barshay/The Hechinger Report Is the American education system beginning to deteriorate? I don’t like to be alarmist or give too much weight to a test result, but the release of the 2016 reading test results around […]

Jean Clare Oge Igwegbe: Fixing Nigeria’s Broken Education System

I had the privilege of attending a seminar on education where we discussed how the nation can advance its education sector to bring out the geniuses in our children. Alero Ayida-Otobo gave a pretty amazing speech with a strong theme that touched a nerve or two in me; Rooted in Reality: Rooted in Hope. It […]

Afghan undocumented refugees get the chance to go to school in Iran

Deadly attacks and fighting have dispersed Afghans across the world. And with more than half of all registered refugees coming from just three countries, Afghanistan ranks second, with 2.5 million people. Almost a million of these refugees are hosted in Iran, where it is estimated that up to 2 million more Afghans live without papers, […]

Report: South Carolina has the worst education system in the country

As students return to schools across the state on Tuesday, a nagging question vexes many South Carolina residents: Does South Carolina have the worst education system in the country? Yes, said one US News and World Report to study. Absolutely not, say many educators. Others suggest that South Carolina has pockets of excellence in education, […]

What it means to be black in the American education system

A lot of people still think that racism is no longer a problem in America. After President Obama was elected, scholar John McWhorter argued that racism in America is, for all intents and purposes, dead. Prominent African-American conservative scholar and economist Thomas Sowell argued that “racism is not dead, it is on life support.” Harvard […]

America needs political will to fix unfair education system, Stanford experts say

In a recent on-campus discussion of the “crisis” of inequality in education, a panel of experts with perspectives from the ground up unabashedly called out a critical missing piece to the solution: the political will. Investing in education has produced proven returns, but the obvious solution remains elusive, according to panelists at the April 27 […]

Mental Health vs. Modern Education: How Today’s Education System Harms Students | new university

By Ashley Duong According to the National Center for Health Statistics, up to 70% of adolescents with mental illnesses go untreated. The constant pressure to fight to succeed has a rather disastrous consequence on the mental health of students, yet little is being done to combat it. A study done at Fremont High School in […]

German company intends to sell Iranian technology despite sanctions

June 29, 2015 10:40 (UTC+04:00) 1,544 The German petrochemical company is taking steps to funnel technology to Iran as sanctions against the Islamic Republic remain in place. Experts from Basell Polyolefine GmbH even traveled to Iran and visited petrochemical projects in Asaluyeh, southern Iran, IRNA reported. The parties have held several talks with Iranian petrochemical […]

The challenges of a leading education system: the Netherlands (opinion)

by guest blogger Katie Fitzgerald The Netherlands ranks in the top 10 of the PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) rankings, but its education system still faces challenges. This interview with Martin van Os, Education Advisor in the Netherlands, explores the pressing issue of CTE or VET (Career Technical Education or Vocational Education and training). […]

China has a major problem with its education system

Schoolchildren in Chengdu, China. Getty / Guang Niu China has a reputation for having a rigorous education system, ranking first out of 65 countries in the latest Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) test. Around the world, 15-year-olds take PISA every three years, and it has become the gold standard of ranking nations in terms […]

This is the real problem with the American education system

gglobalization, automation and offshoring of jobs, economy shaken by recession: the American economic landscape is changing. By necessity, the millennial workforce is evolving with it to become more entrepreneurial. An example of this is that according to the 2014 Annual Youth Entrepreneurship Study conducted by my company YEC and Buzz Marketing Group, 25% of young […]

Many Americans say the education system needs an overhaul

As 77 million children prepare to return to school in the coming weeks, the public says major changes are needed in the way this country’s education system works. Overall, 66% say either the education system in this country needs to be completely rebuilt (21%) or that it needs major changes (45%); only 31% think the […]

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