Education

Education

The process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.

Educational methods include storytelling, discussion, teaching, training, and directed research. Education frequently takes place under the guidance of educators, but learners may also educate themselves. Education can take place in formal or informal settings and any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or acts may be considered educational. The methodology of teaching is called pedagogy. Formal education is commonly divided formally into such stages as preschool or kindergarten, primary school, secondary school and then college, university, or apprenticeship. A right to education has been recognized by some governments and the United Nations. In most regions, education is compulsory up to a certain age.

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By Katherine Sellgren
January 21, 2021
BBC News
Ministers announce plans to reform post-16 education to give employers the skilled people they need.
January 18, 2021
WebWire
Education is a human right, a public good and a public responsibility. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education(link is external), in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. Without inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong opportunities for all, countries will not succeed in achieving gender equality and breaking the cycle of poverty that is leaving millions of children, youth and adults behind. To...
By The Associated Press
January 9, 2021
AP NEWS
Erin Leif
December 17, 2020
phys.org
New South Wales recently introduced a draft Student Behavior Strategy. This was released on the heels of a report suggesting Indigenous students and students with disabilities are more likely to experience exclusionary practices, such as suspension from school, in response to challenging classroom behavior.
Kelly McLaughlin
December 16, 2020
Business Insider
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was recorded telling Department of Education staff to become "the resistance" during a virtual meeting.
Western Balkans Ministerial Meeting
December 1, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday 2 December, the Ministerial Meeting of the Western Balkans Platforms on Education and Training & Research and Innovation will...
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
December 1, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- During this time of immense change and uncertainty for our nation, the newly elected Biden Administration faces many important decisions. Given...
Nina Agrawal
December 1, 2020
Los Angeles Times
California has failed during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide a free and equal education for all California students, violating the state Constitution, according to a lawsuit.
Will Nicol
November 30, 2020
Digital Trends
A proper education is crucial to success, but you don't need to go back to school to stay sharp, as there are plenty of apps to help you educate yourself.
November 27, 2020
The Economic Times
The eight categories of loans are MSME (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises), Education, Housing, Consumer durable, Credit card, Automobile, Personal and Consumption.
The Ad Council
November 23, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council today announced plans for a communications effort to encourage vaccination against the virus, which will represent one of the...
Stephanie Koons
November 18, 2020
phys.org
A project led by a College of Education faculty member is shedding light on the unique traits of national education systems that contribute to achievement gaps.
November 2, 2020
WebWire
The housing markets in Pittsburgh and Ohio are experiencing high rates of mortgage foreclosure and local real estate investors want to help reverse that trend. PGH Cash Buyers announced a new free guide developed in response to the area's higher than average foreclosure rates. Owner and Founder, Kyleigh Haynes, states "As hometown investors, we often have those impacted by foreclosure reaching out to sell us their homes. While we are always happy to purchase, our goal as a local compa...
Mike Edelhart
September 28, 2020
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Chris Price
August 19, 2020
The Telegraph
Your evening guide: How major testing boost will end regional lockdowns and how Joe Biden has refreshed his look for the presidential race
Press Trust of India
August 17, 2020
@bsindia
The name change was among the key recommendations of the draft new National Education Policy (NEP), which was also cleared by the Union Cabinet last month
Robert Halfon
August 17, 2020
The Telegraph
Algorithm prioritises collective school records and overlooks student's personal achievements
June 24, 2020
WebWire
Today, the U.S. Department of Education's (Department) office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) announced it has signed contracts with five companies to provide enhanced customer support to FSA's more than 68 million student loan customers. Edfinancial Services LLC, F.H. Cann & Associates LLC, MAXIMUS Federal Services Inc., Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority (MOHELA), and Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation (Trellis Company) will support customers through direct engagement via conta...
Abhijit Lele
June 3, 2020
@bsindia
Suspension of new IBC action to impact resolution; lenders may also have to take bigger haircuts
IANS
May 30, 2020
@bsindia
Google Meet has crossed 50 million downloads on Play Store, a massive 900% increase in user base in a span of few weeks as people work from home in the Covid-19 pandemic
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