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We can rebuild it

As I write this, I note that Dr Rebecca Allen’s Caroline Benn memorial speech on teacher workload has received 60 Retweets and 107 Likes on Twitter. 948 more words

Letter: Education woes cited by Sask. Party were created by Sask. Party

Christopher Keyes of Regina writes:

I was somewhat dismayed by remarks Saskatchewan’s education minister, Bronwyn Eyre, made recently.

Her criticism of both mathematics and Indigenous education in this province seem to disassociate the fact that her party, and therefore the last four ministers of education, has been in control of the Saskatchewan curriculum and its implementation. 106 more words

Letters

Digital Learning: Education and Skills in the Digital Age

Digital Learning: Education and Skills in the Digital Age. RAND Corporation. Sarah Grand-Clement et al. October 11, 2017.

The report gives an overview of an expert consultation on the role and future of education and skills in the digital world. 188 more words

Education

Celine Cooper: Lab-école project is, at least, a start

I’ll admit it. When I first heard about Quebec’s Lab-école project last spring, I was less than impressed. Why should a government-funded project on education be led by three celebrities whose areas of expertise in cooking and nutrition, physical education and architecture — while impressive — do not include education? 646 more words

Opinion

Good Practice in Adapting to Changing Skill Needs

By Katharine Mullock

Skills mismatch and shortages are costly for individuals, employers and society in terms of reducing pay, lowering productivity and dampening growth. Therefore, tackling these skill imbalances should be a high priority for policy. 895 more words

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GW WonkCast S2E4: Education Policy and Student Loans

The Perkins federal loan program expired on Sept. 30. In light of this, what is the state of federal loans for education in America? Guest Ashley Walsh, who worked for a federal loan servicer for the Department of Education, joins the GW WonkCast team to discuss education policy and student loans. 199 more words

Domestic Policy

Suggested Changes to be brought into the Indian Education System via the New Education Policy (NEP)

The NEP is being drafted under the stewardship of Ex-ISRO Chief Dr. K. Kasturirangan and is expected to be presented to the Ministry of HR for evaluation and implementation. 2,213 more words

Education