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New jeans, new schools, new worries: North Korean family settles into South Korea

A fisherman and his wife wanted a better education for their teenage son and young daughter, so they fled the country. Now, the father has learned to drive, the mother washes clothes in a washing machine, and the children use the Internet and play cellphone games. 45 more words

New Jeans

Moving to an island!

So it is that time of year in the Korean school calendar for the new year to roll in. Today is the first day with students back and nerves are on edge as we wait to meet our new classes. 958 more words

Being the "right" school

In 2005, I started working at a transfer high school for students ages 17-21 who needed to catch up academically. All of the students who attended the school came from regular New York City High Schools and had transferred to the school looking for another opportunity. 631 more words

English Language Learners

Province announces funding for four new Kingston-area schools

Some big news for education in this region. The Ontario government is investing $67 million to build four new schools in Kingston and Belleville, and to expand three others in Belleville and Madoc. 236 more words


Province earmarks $67M for schools in Kingston and Belleville

The Ontario government made a big investment Tuesday in local education.

Kingston and The Islands MPP Sophie Kiwala joined with school board officials to announce $67 million in new education ministry funding either to build or to expand half a dozen schools in Kingston, Belleville and Madoc, Ont., and to create 120 licensed child care spaces. 177 more words


Can we talk about…. How great Teaching Assistants are.

Now, teaching can be a lonely business; you spend your whole day with people, yet some days you feel like no one’s got your jokes, given you a smile, or cared when you almost fell over that stray bag! 642 more words


Friday Night Takeaway aka our monthly book review: What if everything you knew about education was wrong. David Didau @LearningSpy

The book in 10 sentences:

Didau runs the famous L&T account: @LearningSpy and was an English teacher and now publishes, comments and speaks on all things UK education. 342 more words