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Building a Career, One Academic Step at a Time

NYTimes - Fri, 22/02/2019 - 16:00
Stackable credits are “a more bite-sized piece of education that stands on its own and has value in the workplace.”
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Mon idée pour la France : il faut « enseigner les règles présidant à la production de l’information journalistique et du savoir scientifique »

lemonde_edu - Fri, 22/02/2019 - 13:00
« Le Monde » a demandé à des contributeurs de tous horizons de proposer, chaque jour, une idée pour changer la France. Expliquant que les jeunes ne savent rien de la différence entre un bobard et une information vérifiée, la sociologue Nathalie Heinich parie sur l’intelligence, et préconise d’enseigner aux jeunes à quelles règles celle-ci obéit.
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These Colleges Classes Are Going to Work

NYTimes - Fri, 22/02/2019 - 12:00
Community colleges are sending mobile classrooms to factories to help workers keep their skills current and lend a hand to time-strapped employees.
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Anti-semitism: University of Essex suspends worker amid row

bbc education - Fri, 22/02/2019 - 11:53
The university says a proposed Jewish Society will be set, up regardless of vote results.
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Kids are striking over climate change because adults are too infantile | Richard Russell

the guardian - Fri, 22/02/2019 - 10:00

As a teacher, how do I show my pupils the right values when they see so little of it from their adult ‘role models’?

The children’s climate strike has become another lightning rod in the never-ending culture war. Those on the left applauded them for their brave moral stand. Jonathan Freedland – not without basis – pointed to the strike as evidence that children were acting more like adults than the adults. But on the right the focus seemed to be on chiding them and telling them to get back to school – from the prime minister’s spokesperson to Toby Young, who saw the children’s behaviour as an argument for raising the voting age to 21.

So far, so predictable. And then came the waves of abusive comments and tweets in response. Teachers who “support this strike should have their assets confiscated and [be] sent to work down the salt mines”. “Oh do shut up you total fucking arse” the actor James Purefoy tweeted at Young to his 107,000 followers.

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School curriculum fails to reflect the urgency of the climate crisis

the guardian - Fri, 22/02/2019 - 09:00

Informed students are prompting adults to act on the issue

I draw three circles on the board as my class watches.

“So, what might this gas be?”

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Government faces High Court action over children's rights

bbc education - Fri, 22/02/2019 - 03:22
A children's charity is seeking a judicial review of government guidance over vulnerable children.
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Seweryn Bialer, 92, Defector and Soviet Union Scholar, Dies

NYTimes - Fri, 22/02/2019 - 00:36
An author who knew his subject firsthand from his years as an official in Communist Poland, he became a sought-after voice on Soviet affairs.
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Black History Trail Makes 200 Stops Across Massachusetts

NYTimes - Thu, 21/02/2019 - 21:13
A Tufts University project seeks to make “history more visible” — from slavery to Black Lives Matter — with a map of historic African-American sites in Boston and beyond.
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Essex University lecturer accused of antisemitic Facebook posts

the guardian - Thu, 21/02/2019 - 19:43

Holocaust denial among topics in posts allegedly shared on social media by Dr Maaruf Ali

The University of Essex is investigating after a science lecturer allegedly posted antisemitic messages on Facebook.

Jewish community leaders and student groups raised concerns about several social media posts allegedly shared by the computer science lecturer Dr Maaruf Ali. Their content is alleged to include Holocaust denial, Zionist conspiracy theories and opposition to the creation of a Jewish society at the university.

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In Your Own Words: Mental Health on Campus

NYTimes - Thu, 21/02/2019 - 18:48
We asked students to tell us their stories. We heard about managing depression, anxiety and expectations.
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Digitalisierung an deutschen Schulen: Bundestag stimmt für Digitalpakt

sueddeutsche_bild - Thu, 21/02/2019 - 17:03

Die Abgeordneten stimmen einer Grundgesetzänderung zu. Nun können fünf Milliarden Euro für die Ausstattung der Schulen mit digitalen Geräten und Lernprogrammen fließen.

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Ofsted chief backs teaching about same-sex couples after parent protests

the guardian - Thu, 21/02/2019 - 16:01

Birmingham primary school assistant head – shortlisted for prestigious prize – target of complaints

The head of Ofsted has backed the teaching of same-sex relationships in primary schools after parents mounted a series of protests at a Birmingham school over lessons about LGBT rights and gender identity.

England’s chief inspector of schools, Amanda Spielman, said it was right that children were taught about same-sex couples – regardless of religious background – and that not everyone fits “a conventional pattern”.

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Seeking a Haven in H.B.C.U.s and Single-Sex Colleges

NYTimes - Thu, 21/02/2019 - 16:00
Applications are up at these schools while enrollment overall is declining. Some think the national political climate is one reason.
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LGBT-row teacher on teaching kids about equality

bbc education - Thu, 21/02/2019 - 15:25
LGBT-row teacher on teaching kids about equality
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Anti-semitism row in Essex University student society vote

bbc education - Thu, 21/02/2019 - 14:47
A lecturer at the university has also been accused of posting anti-semitic material on social media.
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Les Français se lancent à la conquête de l’eldorado britannique des crèches privées

lemonde_edu - Thu, 21/02/2019 - 14:42
Après Grandir, le numéro trois tricolore, groupe Maison Bleue s’installe au Royaume-Uni en rachetant un acteur local, Old Station Nursery qui gère 12 établissements.
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Baden-Württemberg: "So Bilder zu posten, ist schon krass!"

sueddeutsche_bild - Thu, 21/02/2019 - 14:29

Baden-Württemberg kämpft mit einem Pilotprojekt gegen Mobbing an Schulen. Wie sehen die Schüler das Thema? Besuch in einer neunten Klasse.

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Les concours de l’enseignement déplacés en master 2 à partir du printemps 2022

lemonde_edu - Thu, 21/02/2019 - 13:38
Les épreuves, aujourd’hui situées à la fin du master 1, se dérouleront un an plus tard à partir de 2022. Cette réforme concerne les étudiants entrant en master à la rentrée 2020, pour les concours de professeur des écoles et du Capes.
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As Students Struggle With Stress and Depression, Colleges Act as Counselors

NYTimes - Thu, 21/02/2019 - 12:00
More than 60 percent of college students said they had experienced “overwhelming anxiety” in the past year. Over 40 percent said they felt so depressed they had difficulty functioning.
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