edX, a leading global online learning platform from 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), today announced an initiative with EdAid, the U.K.-based educational organization recently-appointed as a Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency, and Northwest Education and Training LTD (NWEAT), EdAid’s newly-acquired apprenticeship training provider, to offer digital apprenticeships in high-demand tech fields. The program, which draws from the Department of Education’s (DfE) apprenticeship levy, combines NWEAT’s training expertise with edX’s online learning platform to help adults across the U.K. gain the skills and experience needed to pursue a career in tech. Continue reading
15 May 2023 /Business/ — Mpelembe Secondary School is a Catholic school located in Kitwe, Zambia. It was founded in 1983 and currently has an enrollment of over 900 students. The school is run by the Zambia Episcopal Conference (Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops). Continue reading
London, May 4, 2023 /Lifestyle/ — The coronation will not be complete without Meghan and Harry. The couple has faced racism and discrimination since they first began dating, and their decision to step back from royal duties was in part due to the stress of dealing with these issues. It is important to remember that Meghan is a biracial woman, and her experiences with racism are real and valid. The royal family should do more to address the issue of racism within its ranks, and to support Meghan and Harry as they continue to work for change. Here are some specific ways that the royal family can correct racism: Continue reading
Imagine the following scenario.
You are a student and enter a room or Zoom meeting. A panel of examiners who have read your essay or viewed your performance, are waiting inside.
You answer a series of questions as they probe your knowledge and skills. You leave. The examiners then consider the preliminary pre-oral exam grade and if an adjustment up or down is required.
You are called back to receive your final grade.
This type of oral assessment – or viva voce as it was known in Latin – is a tried and tested form of educational assessment.
The African American Irish Diaspora Network (AAIDN) and the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) have partnered to launch the AAIDN/CIEE Intern Scholars in Ireland Program for African American college students. Nearly forty percent of African Americans have Irish ancestry, according to some researchers, and African Americans share many other cultural, historic and social justice affinities with Ireland. Beginning in 2023, the AAIDN/CIEE Intern Scholars in Ireland Program will provide a life-changing opportunity for Scholars to explore their heritage, provide international business experience, and polish tangible work skills that will aid them in their future career.
Global higher education analyst QS Quacquarelli Symonds has released the thirteenth edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, revealing the top universities in 54 academic disciplines, including three brand-new additions: Data Science, Marketing, and History of Art. Continue reading
Bodyswaps has today announced an exciting partnership with Meta Immersive Learning to empower 100 higher and further education institutions with access to virtual reality hardware and software across the UK, North America, France and Belgium. Continue reading
Press Release, 13 Nov 2022 /Justina Mutale/ —
HE Justina Mutale Foundation have launched a US$10 million (ten million US dollars) Africa Presidential STEM Fellows USA Programme for Zambia.
Under the name, Justina Mutale Foundation Presidential STEM Fellows USA Programme, the programme will offer students in Zambia, who hold a first degree in a STEM-based subject (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), an opportunity to study at Master’s degree level in the USA.
The Programme forms part of the African Presidential STEM Fellows Programme, which is run as Fellowships Programme for African Presidents; Vice Presidents; Royalty; Foundations and billionaires. Continue reading
Adam Caller, education consultant, CEO and founder of elite private tutoring company, Tutors International, is excited to announce his company’s recent collaboration with immersive technology experts, Kabuni Metaverse. Continue reading
Kahoot!, the global learning and engagement platform company, today announced that it has launched the Kahoot! add-on for Google Classroom, making it possible for educators and learners around the world to discover, create, assign and host interactive learning sessions without ever leaving Google Classroom. As a Google Classroom add-ons early access partner, Kahoot! is one of the first digital learning platforms to be available as a Google Classroom add-on. Continue reading