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Face aux blocages qui perdurent, les lycées s’organisent

lemonde_edu - Δευτέρα, 10/12/2018 - 07:23
Rester ouvert ? Fermer ses portes ? Un peu partout dans les établissements perturbés, à la veille d’un « mardi noir », les équipes cherchent à faire face à la violence.
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Streit um den Digitalpakt: Kretschmann attackiert die Bundesregierung

sueddeutsche_bild - Δευτέρα, 10/12/2018 - 05:57

Der Bund will das Grundgesetz ändern, um flächendeckend und direkt in Schulen investieren zu können. Baden-Württembergs Ministerpräsident leistet Widerstand - und zweifelt die Kompetenz des Bundes an.

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Digitalpakt versus Verfassung: In der Zwickmühle des Gesetzes

sueddeutsche_bild - Sun, 09/12/2018 - 19:56

Warum es so schwer ist, den "Digitalpakt Schule" rechtlich abzusichern - und wie es funktionieren könnte.

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Pädagogik: Fataler Fehlschluss

sueddeutsche_bild - Sun, 09/12/2018 - 19:56

Intelligenz sei hochgradig vererbt, behaupten Forscher immer wieder. Richtig ist das Gegenteil: Die Gene haben kaum einen Effekt - es kommt auf die Förderung an.

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Schulfach Mathematik: "Die Schule soll mehr leisten"

sueddeutsche_bild - Sun, 09/12/2018 - 19:56

Was von der Hamburger Reform des Mathe-Unterrichts zu halten ist? Wir fragen den Mathematik-Professor Janko Latschev.

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Streit um den Digitalpakt: "Wir Länder sind eindeutig unterfinanziert"

sueddeutsche_bild - Sun, 09/12/2018 - 19:53

Baden-Württembergs Ministerpräsident Winfried Kretschmann verteidigt das Nein der Länder zur geplanten Grundgesetzänderung. Der Bund verfüge in Schulfragen nicht über die nötige Kompetenz.

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Lycéen blessé à la tête à Orléans : « Je ne comprends pas que les policiers aient pu tirer »

lemonde_edu - Sat, 08/12/2018 - 11:39
Oumar, 16 ans, a été grièvement blessé, mercredi 5 décembre, par un tir de lanceur de balles de défense, à la porte du lycée Jacques-Monod à Saint-Jean-de-Braye, près d’Orléans.
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Parentologie : les vertus éducatives de l’apéro

lemonde_edu - Sat, 08/12/2018 - 07:33
Notre chroniqueur Nicolas Santolaria s’interroge sur l’apéro en famille, cette tradition française consistant à laisser sa progéniture s’empiffrer de biscuits salés et de mini-saucisses afin que les adultes s’imbibent en paix.
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Cambridge gives role to academic accused of racist stereotyping

the guardian - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 20:27

University professors among hundreds who object to award of research job to Noah Carl

University of Cambridge professors and academics from around the world have criticised the appointment of a social scientist whose work they say has stoked “racist, xenophobic, fascist and anti-immigration rhetoric”.

A letter protesting about the appointment of Noah Carl to a prestigious research fellowship at St Edmund’s College claims that Carl’s work focuses on “academically discredited lines of inquiry” involving race and genetics.

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P.M. Forni, Who Argued for ‘Choosing Civility,’ Dies at 67

NYTimes - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 17:24
In two books he wrote about rudeness and how to avoid it. He also started a program to encourage the practice of good manners.
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Choqués par les interpellations, des lycéens toujours mobilisés

lemonde_edu - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 14:51
Défilés, blocages et occupations se poursuivent en soutien aux jeunes interpellés la veille et pour réclamer la démission de Macron, dans le sillage des « gilets jaunes ».
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Oxbridge needs to guarantee places for the best state school pupils | Owen Jones

the guardian - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 14:14
Figures show eight top schools feed Oxford and Cambridge. I know how the system works against those from state schools

Oxbridge does not represent Britain’s best or the brightest: let’s just get that out of the way. Many of the country’s most intelligent, thoughtful and perceptive people do not attend either Oxford or Cambridge. Both institutions are instead, disproportionately, attended by the best performing slice of the most economically privileged teenagers in the country. So the figures released today, which elicit a depressing sense of deja vu, that eight top schools send as many pupils to Oxbridge as three-quarters of all schools and colleges put together, might be shocking, but they are unsurprising. So are the findings that top performing state school students are much less likely to apply than their private school equivalents, or that private school pupils were seven times more likely to win a place than comprehensive students.

Related: Eton and Westminster among eight schools dominating Oxbridge

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Amy Winehouse on tour as a hologram: Chips with Everything podcast

the guardian - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 14:00

Jordan Erica Webber explores the sometimes controversial world of holograms, from lessons taught by absent academics, to celebrities returning to the stage, even after their death

In November 2018 Imperial College Business School announced that its students will be the first in the world to have live lectures delivered to them via hologram.

Just a month before that, it was announced that Amy Winehouse would be going on tour in 2019. The singer, who died seven years ago, will appear on stage as a hologram.

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Revision tips: how to avoid a meltdown in the exam hall

the guardian - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 13:26

Experts offer their advice on exam preparation – from different studying methods to dealing with mid-paper panic

Exams are looming. For first-year students in particular, they can feel especially foreboding. Here we’ve brought together experts including psychologists, lecturers and wellbeing counsellors to give their top advice on how to sail through your exams, from preparation tips to dealing with mid-exam panic.

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When my patient died giving birth, the reality of US maternal mortality and race hit me

the guardian - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 13:21

Pregnancy-related deaths among black women are triple those of our white counterparts

I don’t allow myself to remember much about my patient who died. I don’t remember her name. I don’t remember the date. I don’t even remember how old I was at the time. But as a result of this memory, I am forever changed.

In almost a decade of maternity nursing, I’d never had an adult patient die, and I haven’t had a patient die since. Over the past 13 years, I have delivered numerous babies who died in utero or were born alive, but were expected to die shortly after birth because of their low gestational age or conditions that were incompatible with life. I am familiar and comfortable with providing support to a family who were preparing to lose, or had just lost, a much-wanted baby. This day was different. I received a report from the nurse going off duty on a living, breathing, labouring young woman, only to leave the hospital with nothing to give to the next nurse coming on shift.

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La rentrée décalée, un marché florissant pour les étudiants « décrocheurs »

lemonde_edu - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 12:00
Chaque année, de plus en plus d’écoles organisent une seconde rentrée en janvier ou février, à l’intention des étudiants en quête d’une réorientation. Un business rentable, qui tient salon ce week-end à Paris.
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Holocaust memorial: Ex-MPs discuss plans with schoolchildren

bbc education - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 11:17
Schoolchildren: Holocaust memorial at Westminster could help MPs think about decisions.
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Digitalisierung der Schule: "So doof sind die allermeisten Lehrkräfte nicht"

sueddeutsche_bild - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 11:15

Lehrer Robert Plötz unterrichtet seit Jahren mit digitalen Hilfsmitteln. Ein Gespräch über fortschrittliche Pädagogen und langsames Internet.

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A mercenary academic produced dodgy data to sabotage my case | Anonymous academic

the guardian - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 09:00

When I gave evidence showing that an environmental toxin had caused deaths, the authorities hired a rogue scientist

Most of my job as an academic researcher is spent at my desk or in meetings, so it was with some surprise that I ended up working on a legal case. I felt like a scientist in a TV thriller. I had been contacted by someone who asked me to analyse some simple data, and the results were clear: they revealed deaths and emergency admissions to hospital caused by a known environmental toxin.

Related: Performance-driven culture is ruining science | Anonymous Academic

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The teachers asking pupils to make the case for Christmas have a lesson for us all | Gaby Hinsliff

the guardian - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 08:00
Truths long held to be self-evident are under threat by conspiracy theorists and populists, and we are out of practice at defending them

Christmas is cancelled. There can’t be many headteachers who haven’t occasionally longed to type those three words and press “send”. ’Tis the season of precious teaching time disappearing down the plughole of nativity play rehearsals, carol services, and Christmas craft days that leave glitter trodden inextricably deep into the carpets. Is it really worth the hassle?

But only Lady Lumley’s, a secondary school in the North Yorkshire town of Pickering, has had the courage to take this thought to its logical conclusion. Its religious education teacher told students that unless they could make a persuasive argument as to why it was worth bothering with cards, parties, presents and Christmas trees then the whole thing would be binned and celebrations in school strictly confined to the baby Jesus. The inevitable parental furore, not to mention newspaper stories about stealing Christmas, followed.

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