Education

The 7 hottest California education storylines we’re watching in 2018

While 2017 was undoubtedly a huge year for education in national politics and in Los Angeles, 2018 has the potential to bring big changes to education across California. A new governor, who will appoint a new state Board of Education, will have a significant impact on how education is funded and what students are learning. Here are seven things to be looking for in 2018 and ... Read More »

Treaty 4 group sees hope for better on-reserve education in new agreement with Indigenous Services

Chief Reginald (Reg) Bellerose is the chair of the Treaty 4 Education Alliance. He says the Letter of Understanding he signed earlier this week with the Department of Indigenous Services is a road map to an on-reserve education system based in treaty. (Don Somers/CBC) The chair of the Treaty 4 Education Alliance is encouraged by a letter of understanding (LOU) signed ... Read More »

Job prospects will wipe away matric smiles‚ say education activists

An unemployed young South African pleads for money or food at a Johannesburg street corner.  Image: REUTERS With the matric results out on Thursday‚ education activists sounded a sobering warning: “Joblessness lurks as an increasingly likely post-school reality.” In an analysis of prospects for the Class of 2017‚ Equal Education said “even the educationally privileged” would struggle to find work. It ... Read More »

Are you in Love with Numbers? Career Prospects after M.Sc. in Mathematics

Mathematics is perhaps the most primitive subject which has its roots deep driven into the human civilization. Since the day Aryabhatta incorporated the concept of zero, Mathematics has never stopped progressing. In earlier days, the only progress in mathematics was as a subject or domain but when scientists started to implement mathematics for the analysis and computation of other subjects ... Read More »

Understand JEE Main Syllabus: Important Topics & Weightage

The highly competitive engineering entrance examination, JEE Main 2018 is now just a few months away. We know that aspirants by now will be searching and screening for the best preparation methods to ace the exam. Through this article, we will help and assist you in your preparation. We present to you “Chapter wise weightage & Important Topics for JEE ... Read More »

Preparation tips for Maths, Physics and Chemistry for JEE Advanced

Every year the Joint Entrance Examination(JEE) is conducted for the students for the admission into different engineering colleges in India. This exam is divided into two parts such as – JEE Mains (1st Part) and JEE Advanced(2nd Part).  JEE Mains is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) for admission into Indian Institutes of Information Technology(IIITs) and National Institutes ... Read More »

Advocate for Jewish Civil Rights Is Tapped to Lead Key Education Dept. Office

The Trump Administration announced on Thursday its intention to nominate Kenneth L. Marcus, founder and president of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, to be the assistant secretary for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education. The announcement follows months of vacancies in key positions across the Trump administration, including in the department. Courtesy of ... Read More »

International Certificate of Christian Education: ready for university?

Is the International Certificate of Christian Education (ICCE) evidence that you’re ready for university? Michael Reiss and I wanted to know, so we researched it, and we’ve published our findings in the Oxford Review of Education (paywalled link). It’s the first peer-reviewed article to discuss Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) substantially since 2010, and the first to focus on it entirely since 1993 (more paywalls, sorry). ... Read More »

Dean of Education retires after years of service to the educational community

Joe Johnson, Dean of the College of Education and Interim Dean of the College of Extended Studies, announced that he will retire from San Diego State in June of 2018. He has been an educator for 30 plus years and has had a fulfilling career in the academic field. “Joe has been a bright spot in our college from the time he ... Read More »

New education policy in December, says Union minister Satya Pal Singh

Mr. Singh said the biggest challenge facing the education system and government was figuring out how to “decolonise” the Indian mind A new education policy to “correct” the education system, which follows a “colonial” mindset, will be brought out in December, Union minister Satya Pal Singh said on Monday. He said threadbare discussions were held on the new education policy, which is ... Read More »