21 mai 2018

Improving school climate, not just security, is key to violence prevention

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationSchool shootings like the one that took place in Santa Fe, Texas, on May 18 are often followed by calls for enhanced security measures. More...

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Why America needs a new approach to school desegregation

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationDespite all the time and effort invested desegregating the nation’s schools over the past half century, the reality is America’s schools are more segregated now than they were in 1968.
Keep that statistic in mind as the nation marks the 64th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education – the 1954 Supreme Court decision that famously mandated the desegregation of U.S. public schools. More...

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What you need to know about the new free speech pledge for universities

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationThe new plans come after concerns over “no-platforming” of controversial speakers, and the censorship of certain viewpoints, which have all led to mounting pressure for government intervention. More...

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Suicides at record level among UK students

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationAccording to a recent study, the rates of suicide among students in the UK has reached record levels. The international study, by Raymond Kwok and colleagues at Hong Kong University’s Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, provides further evidence that large numbers of students attending UK universities are struggling to maintain their mental health. More...

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Why teachers shouldn’t be afraid of other languages being spoken in the classroom

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationMore than 20% of all primary school and 16% of secondary school children in the UK speak languages other than English. And there are now more than 360 languages spoken in British classrooms. More...

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Pentingnya peran sekolah dalam penentuan karir anak pekerja migran

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationBegitu banyak cerita dari kehidupan tenaga kerja indonesia (TKI) di luar negeri. Ada cerita tentang kebahagiaan mereka memiliki majikan yang baik hati, mendapat fasilitas libur kerja dan penghasilan tinggi. Tapi ada juga yang membagi kisah sedih mereka tentang sulitnya mendapat penghidupan dan perlakuan yang layak dari pihak yang memperkerjakan mereka. More...

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Sekolah masa depan di era digital—belajar dan mengajar di mana saja

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationDunia tengah memasuki revolusi digital atau industrialisasi keempat. Penggunaan Internet of Things (IoT), big data, cloud database, blockchain, dan lain-lain akan mengubah pola kehidupan manusia. More...

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If small print ‘terms and conditions’ require a PhD to read, should they be legally binding?

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationYou may not realise it but you are signing legal agreements all the time. Think of all those “terms and conditions” boxes you tick when you buy new software or travel insurance. How many times have you tried to read these and not really understood that they were saying?
You’d not be alone in that. Our research outlines how insurance policies are incredibly difficult to understand. So difficult that you need a PhD to understand them. More...

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Why rural Australia is facing a volunteer crisis

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationAs the numbers of volunteers dwindle in these areas, the impact on rural communities could be devastating. In some towns, this might mean a reduction in the number of doctors, teachers, coaches and counsellors. Making the situation more urgent is the rapidly ageing population in rural Australia, which will only increase the demand for volunteer services even further. More...

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Maria Agnesi, the greatest female mathematician you’ve never heard of

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationBorn May 16, 1718 in Milan, Agnesi was the eldest of her wealthy silk merchant father’s 21 children. By age 5 she could speak French, and by 11 she was known to Milanese society as the “seven-tongued orator” for her mastery of modern and classical languages. More...

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