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More Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Industrial Arts teachers needed – Education Ministry By Semi Turaga Wednesday 09/01/2019 Tweet The Education Ministry has identified immediate skills shortage in some priority areas for its secondary school teachers. These priority areas were identified during the Education Ministry’s teachers recruitment drive from 12th September to 19th October last …

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Science: Why South Africa will discover it arduous to interrupt free from its vicious instructing cycle [Report]

Half of all South African pupils who attended school for five years can’t do basic calculations. This is according to a 2015 TIMMS report on mathematics achievements among Grade 5 learners in South Africa. At the same time, it’s calculated that 10% of the country’s teachers are absent from school each day, while research found …

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Mount Pleasant’s Board of Commissioners Elected Their Youngest Member as the Mayor

  The city of Mount Pleasant’s Board of Commissioners elected a new city mayor. No small feat for a 29- year- old. William Joseph is the youngest member on the city’s board of commissioners. He graduated from Central Michigan University in May with a degree in political science and mathematics. Joseph says he hopes to …

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Machine learning leads mathematicians to unsolvable problem

Austrian mathematician Kurt Gödel is known for his ‘incompleteness’ theorems.Credit: Alfred Eisenstaedt/ LIFE Picture Coll./Getty A team of researchers has stumbled on a question that is mathematically unanswerable because it is linked to logical paradoxes discovered by Austrian mathematician Kurt Gödel in the 1930s that can’t be solved using standard mathematics. The mathematicians, who were …

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2018 matric results: Some necessary myth-busting, using…

Matric pupils of Lubelo Secondary School on June 29, 2017 in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Pupils and teachers are furious because classrooms and schools that are promised to them stay unfinished and cannot be occupied and pupils and teachers are forced to stay in schools that are a health risk. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sunday …

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NCERT to cut syllabus by 10-15% from 2019-20: Details here

Reduction Will achieve 50% reduction target by 2021: Javadekar At an NCERT General Council meeting, Javadekar said, “(CBSE) Curriculum will be reviewed to ensure holistic education in which there will be time for physical education, value education, life-skills education, and experiential learning.” “We have decided to reduce curriculum by 50%. This year, there will be …

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55-foot whale skeleton going up at Knox College – News – Journal Star

GALESBURG — As Knox College works on the first installment of what looks to be a more than $40 million renovation of its Umbeck Science-Mathematics Center, it’s also preparing for a new tenant: a 55-foot fin whale skeleton. The whale has come to Knox thanks to the efforts of assistant professor of biology Nick Gidmark. …

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The five most important new AI jobs, according to KMPG — Quartz at Work

Perhaps as a counter to the panic that artificial intelligence will destroy jobs, consulting firm KPMG today published a list of what it predicts will soon become the five most sought-after AI roles. The predictions are based on the company’s own projects and those on which it advises. They are: AI Architect – Responsible for …

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N2m for winner as 2019 Cowbellpedia maths contest begins

THE search for the best students in mathematics in secondary schools in Nigeria has begun as the registration for the 2019 edition of Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics competition opened on Tuesday. The Managing Director of Promasidor Nigeria Limited, the organiser and sponsor of the competition, Mr Anders Einarsson, announced the kick-off at a press conference …

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Ken Cheng | What’s on and things to do in Great Dunmow

PUBLISHED: 17:09 08 January 2019 | UPDATED: 17:09 08 January 2019 Angela Singer Ken Cheng will be at Cambridge Junction Archant Cambridge mathematics dropout and professional poker player Ken Cheng reaches Cambridge Junction on Wednesday, January 30 as part of his embarks UK tour following a sold-out, award nominated run at the Edinburgh Festival. Email …

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