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Australian Aboriginal children sing their way back to language | Education News

Marking the United Nations International Decade of Indigenous Languages, an Aboriginal community in remote Central Australia is working on a ground-breaking new children’s album. Ampe-mape Alyelheme (Kids Sing) is a collection of songs performed and recorded in the endangered Arrernte language. Carol Turner, an Arrernte educator-turned-musician with Children’s Ground, the organization leading the project, says […]

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Nervous wait for Chinese students as ‘gaokao’ results released | Education News

Some 13 million high school graduates across China are nervously awaiting a test result that will determine the rest of their lives. The gaokao – a combination of the words “college” and “exam” – is regarded as one of the most important events in the life of any Chinese student. The exam consists of three

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Harrow mom says ‘hopeless’ the school system is failing to accommodate her son

A Harrow mom is speaking out for what she says is the public school board’s failure to handle her seven-year-old son’s education and medical needs. Jessica McCoy says Harrow Public School limited her son’s access to class time and hasn’t accommodated his health concerns in a timely manner. McCoy’s issues with the school went back

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Quebec education minister skewered for suggesting teachers don’t deserve the same pay hike as MNAs

Quebec Education Minister Bernard Drainville is facing fierce criticism for comments he made about the relative worth of teachers’ work in a video interview Monday with the editorial team at Le Devoir. Political columnist Michel David asked Drainville about negotiations with the province’s teachers, who have been offered a nine per cent increase over five

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Alberta to boost career-focused programming for Grade 7-12 students

Article content Alberta is increasing access to career-related training for students in grades 7 to 12, the latest move from the UCP aimed at bringing a greater vocational focus to the education sector. Article content Education Minister Adriana LaGrange said at a Monday news conference the province is implementing several recommendations from a task force

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International Education News l The PIE News l Sector reacts to the latest US DOE third-party guidance

In the “Dear Colleague Letter” guidance, entitled (GEN-23-03) Requirements and Responsibilities for Third-Party Services and Institutionsthe definition of third-party services has been significantly expanded to include student recruiting and retention services, developing curriculum and course materials, delivering instruction, assessing student learning, and disseminating marketing materials. Leaders across the sector say these additions will significantly increase

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Why Gaotu Techedu, New Oriental Education, and TAL Education Stocks Sold Off Today

What happened Tuesday is shaping up to be a rough day for Chinese for-profit education stocks — even on a generally ebullient, bad-banking-news-free day in the US market. The broads S&P 500 index was up a solid 2.1% as of 11:30 am ET, but shares of China’s New Oriental Education & Technology Group (EDU 0.37%)

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Alberta Education to pour $414 million into student transportation

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News The funding will add an additional 350 new drivers, a six per cent increase Published March 14, 2023 • Last updated 19 hours ago • 3 minute read Southland Transportation school buses were photographed in a southwest Calgary storage area on Tuesday. Gavin Young/Postmedia Article content Alberta Education will provide

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New Bedford high school to offer first-of-its-kind learning model for Nova Scotia – Halifax

A new high school opening this fall will feature a first-of-its-kind learning model for Nova Scotia, by offering students self-directed learning. The yet-to-be-named school on Broad Street in Bedford, a suburban community in Halifax, will give students more authority over how they complete their curriculum. Read more: Plans and boundaries for the long-awaited Bedford schools

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