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Lifting of school fee freeze in UAE highlights “business of education”

“The proposed lifting of the freeze of school fees in Dubai is a moment most parents will have been dreading, even if they knew such a move was inevitable. However, it also highlights the unusual situation of education in the UAE. On … Continue reading

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Innovative Software Makes a Difference in Regina

“As far as Winston Knoll Collegiate teacher Jolene Sentes is concerned, a new computer program being used by Regina public high schools is “just awesome.” Called myBlueprint, the online program was rolled out last year. It helps students track their … Continue reading

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School Running On iPads Explains Process

“During a conference on education and technology last week teachers from Clarenville Middle School and Riverside Elementary described how new gadgets have changed their profession. “If I can think of one piece of technology that’s been most successful in terms … Continue reading

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Changes to BC Secondary School Calendar

“Secondary school students in Vancouver were told this week to expect to be in school until the end of June this year because of changes to the provincial School Calendar Regulation that were introduced in 2012. Parents in Vancouver received … Continue reading

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“School-in-a-box” Pop-up Schools

“Most of the buildings in Machakos, the former capital of Kenya, are made of concrete, with neat fences, informal gardens, indoor plumbing, and electricity, however erratic. By contrast, the local schoolhouse of Bridge International Academies is beyond basic: walls of corrugated … Continue reading

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First Nations offer internet high school

“Academic opportunities are virtually a click away at Keewaytinook Internet High School. The cutting edge high school was the first virtual schools to offer accredited high school courses. At first only Grade 8 courses were offered but 13 years later … Continue reading

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All Ages Should Consider Returning to School

“This week millions of Canadian students are returning to high school but they aren’t all young people. A large number of adults will also be returning to high school. For these students, earning top grades has little to do with … Continue reading

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