Education

Hopkins School of Education gets new dean

Aprominent scholar at the University of Iowa College of Education will become the new dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Education on Aug. 1. Christopher C. Morphew will lead about 130 faculty members and 2,400 students training at Hopkins to become teachers and administrators. He will also lead research aimed at improving educational instruction. As an executive associate ... Read More »

4 Cool Things that you get to Learn while Studying Engineering

If you always thought that engineers have got the coolest jobs, you may want to talk to a few engineers who would tell you how demanding the job of an engineer is. However, that does not mean that engineering is all about studying and working hard day and night. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. If ... Read More »

Eight years of education comes down to one day

As the sun streamed through the leaded windows of the Mayo Foundation House, 44 medical school graduates nervously waited Friday to find out where they will spend the next three to five years of their lives. Through the old tradition of Match Day and under the gaze of a huge portrait of the Mayo brothers, the Mayo Medical School graduates ... Read More »

Education emergency

It is unfortunate that since gaining independence in 1947, Pakistan has witnessed seven national education policies, eight five-year plans, about half a dozen other education schemes and nothing to show for it. One can conclude it as the failure of the successive governments. According to the inclusion of Article 25A in the Constitution, which calls on the state to provide ... Read More »

Good luck to schools teaching sex and relationship education – I’m still learning

‘Exercise: If your partner wanted two tickets to Paris on a special occasion and instead received flowers from the local garage, how might they react?’ Photograph: Alamy Following the government announcement that there is to be a radical overhaul of sex and relationship education (SRE) in schools – largely to take into account new online developments – I thought I ... Read More »

Top 5 B-Schools Accepting MAHCET Score

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) is the entrance exam for admissions to the B Schoolsin Maharashtra offering post graduate management courses like MBA, MMS and PGDM. The MAH CET scores are accepted by more than 100 B-schools across Maharashtra. MAH-CET is conducted by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra.MAH CET 2017 was held on March 4 and 5, 2017. ... Read More »

GAUTENG HEALTH, EDUCATION DEPARTMENTS GET MAJOR CASH INJECTION

JOHANNESBURG – Gauteng health and education departments have been allocated a major a cash injection, while the province aims to achieve the largest infrastructure investment in the country. Finance MEC Barbara Creecy has tabled her R108 billion budget at the Gauteng legislature, saying R10 billion has been added to the baseline of departments to deal with increased demand. Education has ... Read More »

Dubai Police for banning social media in schools

Dubai: Dubai Police will launch an awareness campaign in schools urging pupils to avoid surfing and chatting on social media sites when they are in school following complaints from parents about the practice. They would also coordinate with the Ministry of Education to address the issue and recommend banning online engagement by pupils while at schools. Brigadier Dr Mohammad Al ... Read More »

Reducing regulatory cholesterol in education

This shift needs bold changes to the current regulatory regimes in education. Photo: HT We don’t live in an economy but a society. Societies need—and politics is pushed to provide—equality of opportunity. Society responded to the inequality of high-paying manufacturing jobs of the industrial revolution with state-funded universal K-12 schooling. Society responded to the next wave of wage premiums in ... Read More »

Audit: Nevada education reforms promising, need more data

Copyright 2015 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. AP IMAGES SHOW CAPTION CARSON CITY (AP) – Independent auditors say Nevada’s 2015 education reforms seem to be on a successful trajectory, though it’s too soon to determine whether they will significantly affect the state’s bleak scores. Analysts Chad Buckendahl and Gwen ... Read More »