Malawi: Rome-Based Charity FMSI Delegation Assesses Education Challenges in Malawi

Senior officials from the Marist Foundation for International Solidarity (FMSI) were in Malawi last week to assess and appreciate for themselves the challenges that underprivileged children face to access education. FMSI is one of the funding bodies of the Marist Brothers and it is working in more than 80 countries worldwide to promote a new … Read more

Education workers call on Sask. government to provide more funding

Dozens of educational workers rallied on the steps of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building in Regina Tuesday to call for more funding for the education sector. The group was joined by members of Saskatchewan’s opposition party, CUPE Saskatchewan and community members who voiced their concerns regarding what they say are devastating cuts to education that are … Read more

Somalia: USAID Announces US $ 6.8 Million to Boost Rural Education in Somalia

The US Embassy, ​​through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), is proud to announce the Stabilization through Education Program (STEP) to increase access to education in communities affected by conflict. STEP is a $ 6.8 million initiative that will be implemented through the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Over the next 18 months, IOM … Read more

Africa: Agenda 2063 – Education in Africa, a Key to Success

Education is crucial as it is an investment in human capital. This yields tremendous benefits on many levels and spheres. I believe one of the easiest ways to push this Agenda forward is through education. Africa acknowledges the fact that social and economic development is not possible without substantive investment in education and research, especially … Read more

Statewide home education organization hosts membership membership tea party at county fairgrounds | News

It was a vintage affair at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds Friday afternoon, as members of a statewide home education organization met for tea time and tidbits. The Cleveland County Oklahoma Home and Community Education groups hosted a membership tea party Friday at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds as a celebration of its annual OHCE Week. Oklahoma … Read more

Biden demands Congress pass chips innovation bill to counter China

US President Joe Biden arrives to deliver remarks during a visit to United Performance Metals in Hamilton, Ohio, May 6, 2022. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters President Joe Biden on Friday demanded Congress swiftly pass the Bipartisan Innovation Act, a multibillion dollar investment in the US semiconductor industry that Republicans and Democrats say will help insulate … Read more

China Promises Regulatory Reprieve for Tech Sector. Analysts Are Skeptical.

Text size China is sticking with its zero-Covid policy but also said it would ease off regulatory crackdowns on tech firms. Here, a subway station in Beijing. Wang Zhao / AFP via Getty Images China’s recent announcements that it will pause its long-running regulatory crackdowns on leading tech firms is drawing skepticism from analysts. And … Read more

Ghana: Govt Committed to Quality Teacher Education

Amedzofe – The government is committed in the promotion of quality teacher education in the country to make it more relevant and beneficial to society, Senior Presidential Advisor, Yaw Osafo Maafo, has stated. “In view of this everything possible will be done to improve the infrastructure in our Colleges of Education as well as promote … Read more

Education Department forgives loans of over 110,000 in public service

US Education Secretary Miguel Cardona delivers remarks at the department’s Lyndon Baines Johnson Building in Washington, DC, on Jan. 27, 2022. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images Temporary changes to the troubled public service loan forgiveness program have resulted in more than 110,000 people with student debt getting around $ 6.8 billion in relief. The new … Read more

How Ireland lost its chance to become Big Tech’s ‘super regulator’

Many of the largest US tech firms hold their European headquarters in Dublin. Arthur Widak | Nurphoto | Getty Images Incoming EU rules forcing Big Tech to police content on the internet more aggressively will be enforced directly by the European Commission, a move experts say will diminish the role Ireland has played so far … Read more