Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Tag Archives: education

Microsoft GitHub services completely free for schools

LONDON: GitHub has announced that they are expanding their offering to teaching-focus institutions by now offering them both GitHub Enterprise and Business Hosted accounts for free in addition to all of the previously available free services. A special page has gone up on the official GitHub Education website where anyone ...

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In pictures: Sadiq Khan on historic trip to Pakistan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan visited Pakistan to promote his ‘London is Open’ campaign. He met government officials, representatives of civil society, cricketers and different other dignitaries from every walk of life. He was full of praise for Pakistan and voiced joy for coming to land which is home to his ...

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PM May says UK must act against race inequality

LONDON: Theresa May has warned public services there will be “nowhere to hide” if they treat people differently on the basis of their race. A new government website shows disparities in educational attainment, health, employment and treatment by police and courts between ethnicities. The PM said institutions must “explain or ...

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France ponders phone ban in schools

PARIS: French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer has touched off a public debate about banning phones in schools as he seeks to implement a campaign pledge by President Emmanuel Macron. In an interview with Express magazine, the minister suggested that pupils might be asked to deposit their phones in secure boxes ...

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Malala Is Going To Oxford

Malala Yousafzai is congratulated after collecting her A-level exam results at Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham, England. BIRMINGHAM: Malala Yousafzai was only 15 when she was shot by the Taliban in Pakistan for campaigning for the education of girls. Now, she has been accepted to Oxford, one of ...

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Nawazuddin feels talent needs education to shape up

MUMBAI: National School of Drama (NSD) alumnus Nawazuddin Siddiqui says the importance and role of education in shaping up one’s talent cannot be dismissed. “Education is very important. It is essential to understand life, and it simplifies a lot of things for you. If you are talented, you still need ...

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Lack of sex education a ticking health time bomb, councils warn

LONDON: A lack of sex and relationships education in some secondary schools is leading to a “ticking sexual health time bomb”, town hall chiefs have warned. The subject should be compulsory in all state secondary schools, including academies and free schools, according to the Local Government Association (LGA), arguing that ...

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Oxford University faces trial over Indian student’s lawsuit

LONDON: Oxford University faces a landmark trial over a claim for $1.6 million compensation from a student who alleges “boring” and “appallingly bad” tuition cost him a first-class degree and robbed him of the high-flying legal career he coveted. The university had applied to the High Court to strike out ...

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