Category Archives: Education

Three in five young people from lower income households think their life goals are unachievable

Tesco –7 July 2021

• New report finds that post-pandemic young people nationwide have lowered their ambitions

• ‘Outlook inequality’ is holding many back. Young people from lower income families have less optimism, less career ambition and feel less equipped to compete in the job market

• Tesco commits to help over 45,000 young people jumpstart their career and build employability skills in partnership with The Prince’s Trust
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29Jun/21

Interdisciplinary Learning: Education Expert Recommends Residential Private Tuition for Problem-Based Learning, Deeming It an ‘Ancient Solution to a Modern Problem’

A movement into interdisciplinary schooling is at the forefront of innovative education. A departure from distinct school subjects feels not only sensible for a world that does not divide experiences into separate disciplines, but it is also a more employable approach to educating young minds. Continue reading

22Jun/21

“Project Yellow Light” Scholarship Contest Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary with New Class of Student Winners to Raise Awareness of Dangers of Texting and Driving

The Ad Council and Project Yellow Light announced the winners of the tenth annual Project Yellow Light scholarship competition, which involves students creating a TV, radio or billboard PSA to educate their peers about the dangers of distracted driving, specifically the dangers of messaging while driving. The winning PSAs will be showcased on June 28 on a digital billboard in New York City’s Times Square, in space donated by Clear Channel Outdoor. Continue reading

11May/21

Leading Education Consultant Responds to the News of Autumn Exams, Suggesting Private Tuition Could Help Students Prepare

On the 4th May 2021, Ofqual announced that students being issued a teacher-assessed grade, or those who have had their summer exams cancelled, would be able to sit the exam for that subject in Autumn. This decision has received heavy criticism from teachers, who anticipate that preparing for autumn exams will mean a greater workload for them. Continue reading

15Aug/20

CIEE Bolsters Revenue of American Universities by Supporting Their International Students Unable to Travel to the U.S. This Fall

As U.S. colleges and universities face unprecedented enrollment and financial challenges due to COVID-19, The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) is using its global network of study abroad locations in 20 countries to help schools retain international students unable to travel to the United States this academic year. During the fall 2020 semester, several U.S. colleges will support their international students by delivering in-person classes at CIEE sites in Shanghai, Seoul, and Berlin. Read more

03Aug/20

Secondary Education in Africa: Preparing Youth for the Future of Work

LONDON, Aug. 3, 2020 /Mastercard Foundation/– In its quest to add value to the human development of Africans, Mastercard Foundation embarked on extensive research projects that have been aggregated into one super report entitled, “Secondary Education in Africa: Preparing Youth for the Future of Work”.
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26May/20

Learning in the Age of COVID-19: How to Help Kids with Distance Learning

Many families have struggled to help their children adjust to distance learning since schools closed in March due to COVID-19. In a recent blog post from Stanford Children’s Health, experts offer ideas and advice for parents and families, including for children with special needs. Read more

15May/20

COVID-19 Research Credits and Public Datasets

We’re living in a time of unprecedented changes and challenges—not only for our teams, colleagues, and customers, but for the world at large. The impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has created many new difficulties, and Google is committed to helping faculty and researchers find solutions. If you’re interested in contributing to COVID-19 research, we invite you to explore these new resources from Google Cloud.
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