Eight distinctions for St Andrew’s College pupil

The 2018 St Andrew’s College Matrics achieved a 100% pass rate, and all the boys have qualified to study at tertiary level for degree (96%) or diploma (4%) courses. The 103 College boys who wrote the exam achieved a total of 153 subject distinctions. 11 514 candidates wrote the National Senior Certificate through the IEB this year …

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Why we are investing in Mathematics studies, by Einarsson | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

Anders Einarsson Mathematics education according to experts is the foundation of science and technology without which a nation can never become prosperous and economically independent. Nations that have recorded huge success in science and technology obviously understand the place of mathematics in national development. Research conducted by Dr. Tanya Evans of Stanford University, indicates that …

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CBSE to introduce artificial intelligence courses in classes 8, 9, 10 | education

Aiming to make school students well-versed in technologies shaping the future, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to introduce artificial intelligence as an elective subject. “The decision to introduce artificial intelligence as a skill subject was taken at a recent meeting of the board’s governing body. It has been decided that the …

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Tension simmers between Katsina gov’t, contract teachers – Daily Trust

Trade tension is said to be simmering in Katsina State following the termination of employments of 217 contract teachers by the state government. The teachers affected have said the action was in breach of contractual procedures since notice was not given to them. The government however said the fixed contracts ended long ago and there …

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The Characteristic Polynomial of a Linear Homogeneous nth Order ODE with Constant Coefficients

Theorem 1: Let $y^{(n)} + a_{n-1}y^{(n-1)} + … + a_1y’ + a_0y = 0$ be a linear homogeneous $n^{mathrm{th}}$ order ODE with constant coefficients. Then the characteristic polynomial $p(lambda) = lambda^n + a_{n-1}lambda^{n-1} + … + a_1lambda + a_0$ is the same as the characteristic polynomial of the companion matrix of the ODE. That is, …

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Losing interest in our history and how the world works

David Shribman Published 10:00 p.m. ET Jan. 2, 2019 Buy Photo Detroit Public Schools Community District teacher Brandy Walker follows along in a text book during training on the district’s new curriculum at Martin Luther King Jr. High School in Detroit on July 17, 2018. Walker, a 5th grade reading teacher at the Foreign Language …

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