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Technology not the elixir of education

All around the world, including in South Africa, one hears people talking about the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). Some talk with enthusiasm, others with anxiety. But what does this mean for young […]

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An Education Through First-Hand Experience at NYU Stern

NEW YORK, United States — NYU Stern announced its Fashion and Luxury MBA in 2017, becoming the first business school in the US to offer such a programme. The Greenwich Village-based school merges a history […]

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Labour party conference: Pledge to scrap education watchdog Ofsted

Labour will unveil plans to scrap Ofsted and replace it with a new school inspection system on day two of its party conference – but debate over its Brexit stance is set […]

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Betsy DeVos Knows Nothing About Education, and Less About Human Beings

What the hell is this insanity? From The New York Times: In a rare instance of federal intervention in college course content, the department asserted that the universities’ Middle East program violated the standards of […]

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The Workforce Is Calling, Higher Education, Will You Answer?

Missing the Market  This week, the IBM Institute for Business Ventures announced that its most recent study found that 120 million people worldwide will need to retrain in the next three years in order to be […]

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Williamson promises review of special needs education in England

The Department for Education said the review would tackle a lottery of provision that means children in some areas get more support. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA The government is to review the provision […]

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£3.5bn education package not enough, say school leaders

Jules White: ‘Heads will not be hoodwinked by a large-sounding number that merely covers rising costs.’ Photograph: Teri Pengilley/The Guardian Controversial government plans that promise increased funding for education, more free schools and a […]

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Unions demand increase in special education funding

 Teaching union leaders met with Gavin Williamson to make their case for extra funding for schools, colleges and pupils with special educational needs and disabilities. Photograph: Sydney Bourne/Getty Images/Cultura RF Furious last […]

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