Unions urge parents to turn education cuts into election battleground

Teaching unions say they will carry the fight against budget cuts affecting schools directly to parents and voters, with the National Union of Teachers’ general secretary vowing to make education funding a key election issue. Kevin Courtney told the union’s annual conference the snap election was an opportunity to challenge the funding shortages More...

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By Loknath Das On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Education must not be political football

But the EIS said there should be a proper discussion on education. The union is publishing a manifesto and is calling on voters to question candidates about local education. Some have expressed concern local issues More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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5 Reasons Why Getting an MBA is Still Essential

A master of business administration (MBA) degree has been marketable for many years. Thousands of students around the world have earned the degree through traditional and online programs. However, some people have More...

By subhadip On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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Sterling Partners invests in prep school startup

The amount was undisclosed but the investment is the third to come out of Sterling Partners’ Education Opportunity Fund, its first ever sector-focused fund, which has a target to invest between $10m and $25m More...

By subhadip On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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Ireland extends ‘stay back option’ for postgraduates

The new extension means that the ‘stay back option’ for students at level 9 or 10 of the Irish National Framework of Qualifications has now doubled from 12 to 24 months. Specifically, this will apply to those More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Navitas partners with University of Idaho

The University of Idaho International Student Success Program will commence in September 2017 on the university’s main campus in Moscow, Idaho, subject to regulatory approvals. “We look forward to enhancing More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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India: agencies predict 30% drop in students going to Aus due to bank back up

Implementation of the new policy and introducing new ₹500 and ₹2,000 bank notes into circulation has put a strain on banks resulting in delays in processing education bank loans for overseas study. The backlog More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Aus: StudyNSW videos tell int’l student stories

International Student Stories, a joint collaboration between government body StudyNSW and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, explores the contributions international students make to both metropolitan and More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Trump’s wall “won’t change” Mexico-US HE ties

Fernando León García, president of Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior (CETYS) in Baja California, said successful US-Mexico education partnerships are strong for having already overcome border security More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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UK to control immigration from EU, says May

Outlining her 12 objectives for the UK’s exit from the European Union, May also nodded to the importance of science and innovation, and said part of her agenda is to “guarantee the rights of EU citizens who More...