FG earmarks N1.46bn for unity schools – Punch Newspapers

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Federal Government has earmarked over N1.46bn to rehabilitate and equip the 104 Federal Unity Colleges in the country. Of that amount, N473,389,940 was set aside for the purpose of rehabilitating and equipping laboratories, while N573,389,940 was targeted at rehabilitating classrooms and hostels. The sums were obtained from the Ministry of Education …

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Women in science encourage girls to join careers in stem

Women in science are encouraging girls to join careers in STEM. (ABC 7 Amarillo Darra Cunningham) AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) —  Science professionals in the Texas Panhandle are finding new ways to encourage girls to work in STEM fields. STEM careers consist of jobs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Companies like Lego are promoting young …

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School District Expands Arts Program | News

Española School District Superintendent Bobbie Guttierez said the District began its ambitious focus on the development of a District-wide music and fine arts program in August 2018, spearheaded by Deputy Superintendent Denise Johnston. “I give full credit to Denise  for owning the arts and growing the program to include band, along with elementary music this …

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Education shows improvements | Education

Farm, township and rural schools are producing more pupils eligible to study at university than affluent schools, “an unthinkable trend in the past”, said Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on Thursday night at Vodaworld in Midrand at the release of the 2018 national senior certificate results. The class of 2018 obtained a 78.2% national pass …

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Cedar Creek High School announces Teacher and Educational Services Pro of Year | Galloway-EHC

EGG HARBOR CITY — Cedar Creek High School has selected its Teacher and Educational Services Professional of the Year for the 2018-19 school year. The honorees are English teacher Stephen Ferguson and guidance counselor and peer mediation adviser Donna Marie Ferriola-Brosh. Ferriola-Brosh grew up in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of Bensalem High School …

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Balance your life to balance the books, says matric pupil with 9 distinctions

Stephanie Babiolakis loves numbers. She has a passion for mathematics that was sparked by a particularly energetic and inspiring Grade 8 teacher. It saw her spending many happy hours studying at the small study centre in the middle of the mathematics classrooms cluster at Saheti High School in Johannesburg. Sign up to receive your matric …

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AI qualifications in ‘short supply’ in Northern Ireland

Qualifications needed to fill artificial intelligence (AI) jobs in Northern Ireland will be “under-supplied” in coming years, the Economy Department Northern Ireland has warned. Computer science, engineering and mathematics are among the top subjects sought by employers as part of an anticipated fourth industrial revolution in which use of technology replaces human intelligence. The specialisms …

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Geoffrey Langlands, Lauded British Educator in Pakistan, Dies at 101

Geoffrey D. Langlands, a British officer who stayed in Pakistan after his military service ended and became one of the country’s most celebrated educators, died on Wednesday at a hospital in Lahore. He was 101. His death was confirmed by Aitchison College, Pakistan’s most prestigious boarding school, in Lahore. Mr. Langlands spent 25 years there …

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