Do universities still bother reading personal statements?

Do universities still bother reading personal statements? Personal statements are an opportunity for applicants to sell themselves to universities, but there are indicators that they may not receive the same attention that they once received. At one time,...

CONFERENCE TO FOCUS ON THE FUTURE OF HOLOCAUST EDUCATION

CONFERENCE TO FOCUS ON THE FUTURE OF HOLOCAUST EDUCATION The number of Holocaust survivors is getting smaller. This makes it important for organizations like the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies to record...

How Alberta Education is rewriting curriculum for the next generation of students

How Alberta Education is rewriting curriculum for the next generation of students The sole purpose of an educational institution's curriculum is to develop informed, critically thinking citizens who try to improve the world. In other...

SECTION27 commends education department on education bill

SEXTION27 Commends BELA SECTION27 recently commended the Department of Basic Education (or DBE)in South Africa for a bill it submitted. The main focus proposed by the Basic Laws Amendment Bill (or BELA) is to help...

Why teachers in England are suffering from so much stress

Why teachers in England are suffering from so much stress Over the past decade, teachers in England have become accustomed to an increased workload, longer hours, and demanding employers. A survey of 4000 teachers cited...

U.S. Dept. Of Education: Texas Must Make Big Changes To Education Accountability Plan

Texas to Submit Revised Education Accountability Plan on January 8 The Texas Education Agency submitted its Every Student Succeeds Act to the U.S. Department of Education on Sept. 25, 2017. The USDE gave initial feedback...

Michigan Students Count Way to a College A

Michigan Students count way to a college A Students at a local Michigan college got the opportunity to earn A's in a different way. Thanks to the Gradecraft, professor Barry Fishman claims he's been awarding...

GCSE computing: Students' work will not count

GCSE computing: Students' work will not count The exams regulator Ofqual has decided that a GCSE programming task, which would count for a fifth of the total marks, will not longer count towards students grades...

Are universities’ economics departments getting left behind?

Are universities’ economics departments getting left behind? It appears that many university economic departments are getting left behind as the world that people live in versus the world that they see through books is vastly...

You’re not going to get accepted into a top university on merit alone

You’re not going to get accepted into a top university on merit alone If you want to be accepted into a top university, it will not happen based on merit alone. • To be accepted, you...