Africa

Ghana: New Trends in Higher Education – Exploring the Open University Model

Ghana: New Trends in Higher Education – Exploring the Open University Model

ShareTRADITIONALLY, we’ve expanded educational opportunities by erecting buildings, with classrooms, lecture halls, dormitories, etc. These buildings need roads and walkways to connect them, and men and women to keep them clean, and secure. This way of expanding educational opportunities requires huge sums of money to create the environment that will […]

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Asia

Doon University offers admissions to various UG, PG courses

Doon University offers admissions to various UG, PG courses

ShareDoon University has announced admissions to various courses, for the academic year 2014-15.Applications forms will be available till May 26, 2014. Courses offered: Integrated Master’s Programmes (5 years): Bachelor (Hons)/ Master in Communication Bachelor (Hons)/ Master in Business Administration (MBA) Bachelor (Hons)/ MA in Chinese/ Spanish/ German/ Japanese/ French/ Arabic languages Bachelor (Hons)/ […]

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Australia

Thousands of teachers on strike, 103 schools closed

Thousands of teachers on strike, 103 schools closed

Share THOUSANDS of WA teachers will join a strike today which will close more than 100 schools. The Education Department has confirmed that 103 schools will now be closed. Teachers will march through the city from 10am and then rally at Parliament House, where they will be addressed by federal […]

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Canada

Student graduates from university against family’s wishes

Student graduates from university against family’s wishes

ShareHow many people can say they’ve accomplished their dream? Anna Guenther can. The 24-year-old will graduate in a month with her teaching degree from the University of Windsor, making the Mennonite woman’s lifelong goal of becoming a teacher a reality. She’s the first person in her family to have graduated […]

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Europe

Parents expect a university degree to increase their children’s income

Parents expect a university degree to increase their children’s income

ShareSurvey shows parents have high expectations of the power of a degree, but experts warn graduate pay has fallen Almost two in five parents expect that a university degree will increase their children’s income earning potential and enable them to get ahead in the workplace, a report by HSBC has […]

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Latin America

Education Ministry seeks school board support for Principal training

Education Ministry seeks school board support for Principal training

ShareKINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Education meets on Monday, December 30 with several chairs of school boards in an effort to secure the compliance of their principals who have been enrolled in the Effective Principals’ Training Programme since November 2012. Monday’s meeting, to be held in Mandeville, follows the […]

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Middle East

Technology remains core criteria for university education

Technology remains core criteria for university education

ShareTechnology has become a core component at higher education institutions, said Higher Education Minister Khaled Al-Anqari on Tuesday during the opening address of the Fifth International Conference on Innovations in Higher Education. The conference took place at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center. The minister also launched the exhibition, […]

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USA

University of Windsor hikes student tuition fees for next year

University of Windsor hikes student tuition fees for next year

ShareDespite protesting students’ filling up a meeting at the Toldo Health and Education Centre urging them to put the brakes on tuition fee hikes, the University of Windsor’s Board of Governors approved increases ranging from three to five per cent for domestic students this week. Professional programs, such as business, […]

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