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EDITORIAL COMMENT : Unfreezing teaching posts welcome, but . . .

The Herald Through the Public Service Commission, Government froze the recruitment of teachers in 2014, citing fiscal constraints. Between then and now the Government has introduced the Updated Curriculum, otherwise unofficially called the new curriculum. We are not going to go into the other matter of how the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education inexplicably …

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Why Are Yale Students Leaving STEM? – The Politic

Philsang Yoo heard a patter of footsteps behind him, turned away from a blackboard cluttered with mathematical formulae, and saw that three more students had entered the lecture room. His eyes widened. “I didn’t expect so many,” he said, chuckling uneasily. By now about thirty people had crowded inside, and several of them seemed to …

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Islamia Collegiate School gets first woman principal | Pakistan | thenews.com.pk

Islamia Collegiate School gets first woman principal PESHAWAR: The historic educational institution of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Islamia Collegiate School got first woman principal of its 105 years long meritorious educational history. Mrs. Zohra Tauqir, a very senior teacher of the Islamia Collegiate School (ICS), broke the chronological record of male successors as principals of …

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Math critical for Minnesota’s economic competitiveness

As business leaders, we understand that one of the most critical investments we can make is in education. Today’s students are tomorrow’s employees and consumers. It is our human capital that will strengthen our region’s companies and ensure that our region is positioned to be globally competitive. As the nation shifts into a new, nonindustrial …

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Labour demands inquiry into how GCSE reform has benefited private schools | Education

The Labour party is demanding an inquiry into GCSE reforms that it says are putting state school pupils at a disadvantage by forcing them to sit harder exams than students in the private sector. The Department for Education describes the reformed GCSEs, which started to be introduced last year, as “gold standard”. But official figures …

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Award to GITAM faculty

Hyderabad: Akhtar Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, GITAM Deemed to be University, Hyderabad received ‘Best Paper Presentation Award’ in International Conference on ‘Application of Fluid Dynamics’ (ICAFD-2018) held at VIT, Vellore recently. The conference organised in association with University of Botswana and Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, USA. He presented a paper on …

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Nancy Grace Roman, ‘Mother Of Hubble’ Space Telescope, Has Died, At Age 93

by 12.30.18 2:04pm When Nancy Grace Roman was a child, her favorite object to draw was the moon. Her mother used to take her on walks under the nighttime sky and show her constellations, or point out the colorful swirls of the aurora. Roman loved to look up at the stars and imagine. Eventually, her …

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Two-day science and tech expo

Hyderabad: More than 300 innovative projects and models were displayed during the third annual two-day Open House Science and Technical Expo held at GITAM Deemed to be University, Hyderabad recently. Under the guidance of teachers, students made a display of their innovative projects and models based on various themes of Mathematics, Science, and Computer. Participating in …

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New Year’s honours: The amazing Mrs Tipler recognised for services to maths

A former maths teacher who decided to write her own textbooks has been recognised in the New Year’s honours, becoming an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Maryanne Tipler, now living in the Marlborough Sounds, has been weaving Kiwi culture into textbooks and teacher support resources for 35 years. She has written 43 mathematics textbooks, 28 …

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