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  • 安哥拉天主教大学在非洲排名上升

    安哥拉, 2017/10/18  根据世界大学排名评分网站Unirank对非洲200所大学进行的排名,安哥拉天主教大学( Universidade Católica de Angola)位列第78位,较去年上升23位。 此外,安哥拉卫理公会大学(Universidade Metodista de Angola)由去年的第177位上升暨今年的第132位,而去年排名第175位的安哥拉内图大学(Universidade Agostinho Neto)今年则未能进入该排名。
  • World Teacher’s day: Gov’t urged to improve teachers’ productivity

    BOTSWANA, 2017/10/16 Cameroonian teachers nationwide have exhorted the Cameroonian government to empower teachers with the requisite tools to be able to deliver their best in the present fast-paced world. While commemorating the 23rd edition of world teacher’s day today, the teachers noted that the theme for this year’s celebration, “Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers,” reaffirms that peace and security are needed for the development of any country.
  • 刚果(布)总统萨苏出席姆皮拉中学开学典礼并剪彩

    刚果布, 2017/10/15 刚果(布)总统萨苏参加姆皮拉中学开学典礼并剪彩。刚果(布)上、下议院议长、总理、多名部长、我驻刚果(布)大使夏煌、刚果(布)正威公司总经理王力钧及姆皮拉学校全体师生等约6000多人参加活动。 在中方人员陪同下,萨苏总统依次参观了姆皮拉中学行政办公楼、教学楼、教师公寓楼和室内体育馆,对姆皮拉中学项目工程质量给予了高度赞扬。萨苏总统在活动中谈到,在刚(布)建立这样一所教育机构,是学生之幸、家长之幸、教师之幸,更是全民之幸,刚(布)以后完全有条件也有能力,为恩古瓦比大学和金德勒大学等本土学校培养优秀的学生。
  • Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful, court of appeal rules

    UNITED KINGDOM, 2017/10/14 Schools in Britain will no longer be able to substantially segregate boys and girls, next the court of appeal ruled that a co-educational faith school in Birmingham had caused unlawful discrimination by separating the two sexes. The court overturned a ruling by the high court last year involving Al-Hijrah school, a voluntary-aided mixed-sex national school that had been strongly criticised by Ofsted school inspectors for failing to uphold British values.
  • Student loans: Former education secretary Morgan to lead inquiry

    UNITED KINGDOM, 2017/10/14 Nicky Morgan, the former education secretary, is to lead an inquiry into the rising costs of the controversial student loans system in England and its possible replacement by a graduate tax. The Home of Commons’ Treasury select committee, which Morgan chairs, will next week launch an investigation into the system of student loans, a subject transformed into a major political issue by the steeply rising levels of deficit carried by graduates next leaving university.Morgan’s inquiry comes next Theresa May announced changes to funding and repayments for undergraduates in England, by freezing tuition fees at their full-time level of £9,250 a year and raising the gain level that triggers graduate repayments from £21,000 a year to £25,000.
  • The downsides to Singapore’s education system: streaming, stress and suicides

    CHINA, 2017/09/23 Singapore’s education system is reputed for producing children who top the world rankings in standardised tests. The city national took initial place in the last Pisa (world education rankings. The country’s school system is geared towards high succcess in exams, but the emphasis on rote learning and memorisation, combined with pressure to succeed, affects children’s social skills, health and in general happiness .Run by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Pisa tests, conducted each three years, are intended as a measure of problem-solving and cognition. From presently on Singapore’s superiority in the rankings may be coming at an equally high price.
  • Tuition fees row: education expert warns over graduate earnings

    WORLD, 2017/09/16 Graduates do not get as good a return on their investment in English system as in other OECD nations, says Andreas Schleicher A leading world education expert has intervened in the row over student tuition fees in England, warning about price for money as earnings for graduates become additional volatile.
  • Cameroon: Giving Priority to Education

    CAMEROON, 2017/09/11 Schools opened their doors yesterday for the 2017-2018 academic year amidst fears of whether or not the expected smooth return to classes will be observed nationwide. If in the Far North and East Regions the reserve has been imposed by insecurity and refugee influx, the case in the North West and South West has been provoked by disturbances observed last academic year as a result of trade union claims on better academic performance that were transformed into political machinations, particularly by Cameroonians in search of greener pastures abroad. Their views have been woven into the current realities in the country boasted by the social media that has provided a golden platform for varied pieces of data, some intended to create fear and intimidation. Those who initially posed problems related to the content of the Anglo-Saxon sub-system of education in the country saw themselves relegated to the background.
  • Cameroon: English-speaking Students Do Not Return to School

    CAMEROON, 2017/09/11 Millions of school children have failed to show up for the start of the school year in Cameroon's English speaking regions, even next the government freed most of the jailed leaders of anglophone protests. A teacher at Ntamulung bilingual high school in Bamenda, Cameroon, is teaching 20 children who have shown up on day one of the school year. At least 70 were expected in the classroom.
  • UAE to standardise national school system

    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 2017/09/08 The 'homogenous framework' will generate graduates that meet international standards and national expectations, said Sheikh Mohammed, UAE Prime Minister. The UAE launched sweeping reforms to standardise the national education sector, Monday. The Ministry of Education and the Abu Dhabi Education Council, ADEC launched plans to consolidate all systems of education, inclunding curricula, school operations, policies and courses across the UAE’s public and private schools.