Education is for life, not just Christmas retirement speeches

Sir Michael Wilshaw, former chief inspector of schools in England and head of Ofsted. ‘I do not recognise Laura McInerney’s picture of an Ofsted sorted, independent and clearer in its expectation,’ writes Colin Richards. Photograph: Alicia Canter for the Guardian Letters Thursday 22 December 2016 18.24 GMTLast modified on Thursday 22 […]

Graphic novels on campus

Who can doubt that academic life is full of striking human dramas? Alongside the familiar campus novels and detective fiction set in universities, there are a fair number of plays and films focused on academic rivalries or seductions. A while ago, I became intrigued by the slightly less trodden topic […]

A Marxist Education in ‘Hypersensitivity’ As A Cause Of Violence on American Campuses

Photographer: Suzi Altman/Bloomberg News With the rise across America of campus protests, commencement speaker dis-invitations, “safe spaces,” “micro-aggressions,” and deprivations of free speech generally, the public is beginning to learn just how intolerant a growing number of colleges and universities have become. The nonpartisan Foundation for Individual Rights in Education […]

Gov. Fallin launches goal hoping to increase Oklahomans post-secondary education

(KOKH/Keaton Fox) AA OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — Governor Mary Fallin has announced an executive order that hopes to expand the number of Oklahomans with post-secondary education and training. Launch Oklahoma hopes to have 70 percent of Oklahomans, ages 25-64, complete a post-secondary degree, certificate or credential by the year 2025. Currently […]

BASIC EDUCATION DEPT TO TIGHTEN EXAM PAPER SECURITY

Picture: stock.xchng Basic Education Department Umalusi IEB Matrics IEB 2016 matric results Email Print Tweet Pelane Phakgadi | 2 hours ago JOHANNESBURG – The Basic Education Department says it will now work on improving security measures for next year to avoid any more question paper leaks. Quality assurer Umalusi approved the 2016 […]