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The Costa Rican Educational System

Education in Costa Rica is divided into 4 main levels -pre-school, primary, secondary, and higher-. Article 78 of the Political Constitution of the country determines that: Educational system of Costa Rica Preschool and general basic education levels are compulsory. These and the diversified education in the public system are free and paid for by the […]

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Transparency questioned on $426 million KISD bond issue

The Killeen Independent School District’s bond steering committee has agreed to recommend a $426 million bond issue to the KISD Board of Trustees at its Dec. 12 meeting. The committee’s consensus Thursday came after weeks of meetings and discussions based on information presented by KISD administrators. Also in the mix was a community survey conducted […]

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Educational institutions in Islamabad, Rawalpindi to remain closed on Monday

The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) announced to keep all educational institutions in Islamabad and Rawalpindi closed on Sunday. Photo: Geo News file ISLAMABAD: The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) announced to keep all educational institutions in Islamabad and Rawalpindi closed on Sunday. “All 423 educational institutions under the administrative control of FDE shall remain […]

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UAE and UN launch Literacy Challenge to reward best teaching in the Arab World

Dr Hany Torky, chief technical adviser at the UNDP, said the three or four institutes that teach the most students for free will win the Literacy Challenge. Victor Besa for The National A challenge aimed at drastically improving illiteracy rates in the region was launched by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, in co-operation […]

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Nkayi villagers appeal for educational facilities

VILLAGERS in the Gwampa resettlement area in Nkayi have bemoaned the lack of educational facilities in their area, which they blamed for their children’s poor pass rates. BY NIZBERT MOYO Local councillor Edward Ncube told Southern Eye yesterday that the area only had two classroom blocks for both primary and secondary classes. “The situation is […]

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Imminent threat of drug use in Pakistan's educational institutions

The rampant usage of drugs in Pakistan’s educational institutions is indeed alarming. It is an issue, which has been ignored and not deemed significant enough to warrant much attention. But drug abuse is emerging as an alarming crisis in educational institutions; this has been confirmed by the survey information obtained from different NGOs under the […]

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Four Shakopee teachers, administrators receive technology awards

Shakopee Public Schools teachers and staff are being recognized left and right for their work in technology and engineering. Technology and engineering teacher TJ Hendrickson, who teaches at West Junior High, is the recipient of an award for Minnesota Technology and Engineering Educators Association Teacher Excellence. Hendrickson was chosen because of his efforts both in […]

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Where's Amy attends ATI Barn Bash

Actors Theatre of Indiana hosted a Barn Bash fundraiser Oct. 28 and Where’s Amy was there to capture the entire shindig. The party was at the beautiful Demaree Barn in Zionsville. Guests enjoyed live music, line dancing, games, specialty drinks and a delicious hog roast with all the fixings. The money raised will help keep […]

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Walking for health, educational advancement of young Nigerians

Only a mother would know the joy I felt to see Aliyu walk again.” This statement was made last year in Abuja by Mrs. Sharetu Usman, mother to then three-year-old Aliyu Usman, a beneficiary of prosthetic limbs from Stanbic IBTC as well as an Educational Trust Fund from the financial institution. Aliyu had lost a […]

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Former CEO pitches ideas on how to improve Iowa's educational system

Mark Jacobs is campaigning for several measures he believes will help improve education in Iowa. Jacobs, who grew up in Des Moines, returned to the state about six years ago after careers in New York and Houston and founded the nonprofit organization Reaching Higher Iowa. He also ran for U.S. Senate against Joni Ernst in […]

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Fridays @ the Library: Open Educational Resources (OER)

Fridays @ the Library: Maximizing Your Research IdentityDate: Friday, November 3, 2017Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pmLocation: 213 Ellis Library and online Are your students struggling with the cost of course materials? OER are free, openly licensed educational materials that provide alternatives to traditional textbooks.  Learn more about campus resources that can help you find, create, and use high-quality OER.Grace […]

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REINVENTING OUR KIDS EDUCATION

This week, Bill Gates announced his plan to invest almost $1.7 billion into reforming U.S. public education over the next five years. Of that sum, he allocated 25 percent to “big bets — innovations with the potential to change the trajectory of public education over the next 10 to 15 years.” I’ve been thinking a […]

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Definition of educational administration and planning

Related WordsSynonymsLegend: Switch to new thesaurus Noun 1. 26 October 2003. identify and explain the characteristics of educational planning …

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Educational options for gifted students

D. Page 1. Appendix 1: Programming Options . Enrichment. There is a wide variety of ways Educational acceleration is one of the cornerstones of …

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