Public Relations: No, You Can’t Have Your Own Logo

Hello. I’m the new dean of the college of business, and I have big plans for our school. We’re the best school on campus—accredited and nationally ranked. More people need to know it and recognize us. I want to make sure we are attracting the best students and faculty. I’ve made some preliminary drawings of the logo I’d like designed. ... Read More »

The 13 Best Education Articles from April: How States Are Planning to Reverse COVID Slide, Innovative Strategies For Building a More Diverse Teacher Workforce & More

Showdowns over reopening schools, racial reckonings playing out in Minnesota and Connecticut, ambitious state proposals to reverse COVID learning loss — these were just a few of the exclusives and storylines that resonated most passionately with our readers in April. And as the national media was focused on the trial of Derek Chauvin, convicted of murdering George Floyd, we also ... Read More »

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed education forever. This is how

The COVID-19 has resulted in schools shut all across the world. Globally, over 1.2 billion children are out of the classroom. As a result, education has changed dramatically, with the distinctive rise of e-learning, whereby teaching is undertaken remotely and on digital platforms. Research suggests that online learning has been shown to increase retention of information, and take less time, ... Read More »

Is an MBA after engineering worth it?

When it comes to engineering students, the path for pursuing an MBA isn’t quite clear to them. Bachelors’ degrees in engineering are directly applicable to your chosen job profile while for MBA, the study matter can seem a bit vague. Additionally, most of the MBA programs only require candidates that have 3+ years of work experience, forcing students to pursue ... Read More »

‘Back to Class’ to raise funds for education

KOCHI: Even though schools in the state have started the academic year with online classes, many students are still unable to attend the same due to the lack of facilities. Many politicians, organisations and actors have come forward to donate equipment towards the cause. Progressive Techies, a socio-cultural organisation of Infopark employees, has come up with the campaign ‘Back to Class’ ... Read More »

Indian education can’t go online – only 8% of homes with young members have computer with net link

As an immediate measure to stem the spread of Covid-19, most educational institutions have been shut since the end of March. It is still difficult to predict when schools, colleges and universities will reopen. There are few options other than to shift to digital platforms from the traditional face-to-face mode of classroom learning. Teachers and school administrators have been advised ... Read More »

Education was never schools’ sole focus. The coronavirus pandemic has proved it

Michael Gove visiting a London school in 2011 as education secretary. ‘He took the word “families” off the wall and decimated budgets but schools never gave up helping.’ Photograph: Eddie Mulholland/Rex There is no such thing as an easy pandemic. Every corner of society is exposed; each one of us battling our own problems. For headteachers in England, those problems ... Read More »

The results of Liberia’s experiment to outsource education are in

In 2016, reeling from a devastating Ebola outbreak and still dealing with the legacy of civil war, the Liberian government announced a dramatic experiment to improve its education system. The Partnership Schools for Liberia (PSL), now called the Liberian Education Advancement Partnership (LEAP), handed the operation of 93 public schools to a group of eight private organizations, including a mix ... Read More »

Hawaii Board of Education Votes To Approve Extra Pay For Hard-To-Find Teachers

The size of the crowd, spilling out into the hallway outside the fourth-floor meeting room at the Hawaii Department of Education building, was a telling indicator Thursday of the overwhelming support for teacher salary differentials proposed by education officials. The Board of Education voted 7-2 for a plan to provide higher pay for special education teachers, Hawaiian language teachers and those who ... Read More »

30 Under 30 Education 2020: The Young Problem-Solvers Tackling Hurdles From Day Care To Diplomas

Nearly 20,000 nominations rolled in for the 600 spots in the 2020 class of Forbes 30 Under 30, the ninth-iteration of the annual list. That means a wee acceptance rate and months of sorting and reviewing the most impressive, promising entrepreneurs, innovators and rising leaders in 20 industries across North America. Perhaps the best way to wrangle such volume of data ... Read More »