Showing posts with label Education. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Education. Show all posts

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Israel's Demolishing of West Bank Schools May Amount to Int'l Crime : Watchdog

Israel's Demolishing of West Bank Schools May Amount to Int'l Crime
Israel’s policy of demolishing schools in the West Bank and denying the Palestinians building permits for new ones violates local residents’ right to education and pressures Palestinians to leave the Israeli-controlled areas, which may be ultimately qualified as an international crime, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

Monday, January 9, 2017

UAE orders removal of 'Persian Gulf' from school book

The United Arab Emirates has ordered the removal from a textbook of the term "Persian Gulf" for the waterway that is the subject of a bitter naming dispute with Iran, a newspaper reported Monday.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Outrage in Berlin as German-funded school in Turkey ‘bans mention of Christmas’

Berlin says it'd raise a “completely unacceptable” issue with Ankara after reports emerged that teachers at elite gymnasium in Istanbul, co-funded by the German government, were ordered to stop telling students anything about Christmas rites. The school denies the accusation.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

10-year plan against functional illiteracy launched in Germany

A decade-long plan to help 7.5 million German people with functional illiteracy improve their reading and writing abilities started Monday in Berlin, local media reported.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

EU urges member states to address education inequality faced by immigrants

The European Union (EU) on Monday called on member states to make their education systems more "relevant and inclusive" in order to address inequality faced mainly by students with immigration backgrounds.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Turkey suspends 11,285 teachers over alleged PKK links

A total of 11,285 teachers were suspended over alleged links with the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK), Turkish Education Ministry announced on Thursday.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

French kids face new anti-terror guidelines at start of school year

Around 12 million children went back to school across France on Thursday as the government unveiled a series of security procedures and guidelines designed to help teachers in the event of a terrorist attack.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Israel to demolish Bedouin school near Jerusalem

A protest is set to take place outside a school in Khan al-Ahmar, a Bedouin village on the outskirts of Jerusalem, after Israeli authorities ordered it be shut down and demolished.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

FYROM diplomas recognized in Europe

FYROM Ministry of Education and Science informed on Monday that FYROM diplomas and qualifications acquired in every degree in the educational process will have its equivalents in the EU qualifications.

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Cairo University bans female staff from wearing face veil in its hospitals

Cairo university head Gaber Nassar issued a decision to ban female doctors and nurses from wearing face veils in all of the university’s hospitals and clinics starting from Sunday.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

UAE names women ministers for happiness, tolerance

A new Cabinet tasked with building a utopian society, a tolerant environment, educated generations and equal economic opportunities for all was approved by UAE President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Egyptian court upholds niqab ban for professors at Cairo University

Egypt's Administrative Court upheld Tuesday a decision by the president of Cairo University to ban its academic staff from wearing the face veil, or niqab, during classes.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Friday, October 2, 2015

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Dozens of Schools in Greece to Stay Closed Despite Start of New School Year

 Greece will not be able to open dozens of schools and kindergartens across the country due to a lack of teaching staff despite the scheduled start of the new school year, local media reported Thursday.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Confucius Institutes spread around the world

A total of 475 Confucius Institutes and 851 Confucius Classrooms were set up worldwide by the end of 2014, Xu Lin, director of the Confucius Institute Headquarters and director-general of China's Hanban, said Sunday.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Brazil rescues more than 6,000 child workers in a year

In the last 12 months, 6,491 Brazilian children and teenagers were saved from child labor, the Labor Ministry announced on this year's World Day Against Child Labor, which falls on Friday.

Friday, June 12, 2015

On World Day, UN launches education appeal in fight against child labour

UN, 12 June 2015 – The United Nations has announced it is marking the 2015 edition of the World Day Against Child Labour with a call for the international community to invest in quality education as a key step in the fight against child employment – a scourge that consumes over one hundred million children worldwide.