Har Ber High School To Hold Online Classes After Electrical Issue Knocks Out Power

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Springdale Har-Ber High School will hold online classes on Friday (April 28) because of electrical issues at the school. The district said the issue will not be solved before classes are scheduled to resume Friday, so the school will have a non-traditional digital instruction day. Students are not expected to be on campus but will receive their instruction from the school digitally on Friday only. Electrical issues shut down power at the school on Thursday afternoon (April 27). Students were not in any danger. Students should look for instruction…

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Kerala launches Rs900 crore education loan repayment scheme

Bengaluru: Kerala has launched a Rs900 crore scheme to help students from families with annual income below Rs6 lakh repay their education loans. The move assumes significance as it comes at a time when students are suffering because of banks selling a large number of its “bad loans”, or loans that have turned non-performing assets or NPAs, to asset reconstruction companies (ARCs), which may charge a higher interest rate in turn. Bad study loans are a severe problem for banks in Kerala. Out of the Rs10,220 crore total educational loans…

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Government moves to boost distance learning centres

As part of efforts to provide flexible and accessible education for all Nigerians, the Federal Government has said it would make equivalent programmes being offered by conventional tertiary institutions available to Open and Distance learning Education (ODE) centres. This according to government will enhance access to tertiary education; adopt variety of skillset, as well as providing learning opportunities to a vast number of learners. Speaking at the yearly seminar organised by the department of education science, distant learning institute, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Minister of state for education, Prof. Anthony…

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‘Schools are in jeopardy’: teachers renew funding plea in run-up to polls

Headteachers in England have called for school funding to be at the top of the political agenda in the run-up to the general election, warning that widespread budget cuts threaten to undermine the education system. As political campaigning gathered pace, teachers predicted that progress in education would stall and academic standards would start to decline if schools continued to come under “unacceptable levels of financial pressure”. Russell Hobby, the general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) union, called on all the parties seeking to form the next…

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UK institutes sign global educational partnership with Médecins Sans Frontières

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and the Humanitarian & Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) of the University of Manchester have signed a global partnership with the international medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to deliver an educational programme designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of MSF’s personnel for stronger operations and leadership in the field. Educational portfolio ‘We are very pleased with this partnership’, said Michael Lurie LSTM’s Director for International Education and Knowledge Exchange. ‘As part of our ever expanding educational portfolio this is a bespoke offering that…

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6 ways you can climb the career ladder via email

We all use email in our daily lives – but how many of us use it to score a promotion? Well, according to a new study, that’s just what we should all be doing. Research published in the Harvard Business Review has found that people who use their email cleverly can climb the career ladder. It found that when people copied in their supervisors or line managers to emails, they could show off their recent work – or show up a colleague. Professor David De Cremer, who led the study, said: “This finding…

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Randi Zuckerberg on how to get ahead in tech

Randi Zuckerberg has learned a thing or two about making it in the tech world. “I spent the last decade in Silicon Valley seeing firsthand how much this industry is absolutely exploding with opportunity,” said the founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media (and sister of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg). “The industry is growing but yet the skills aren’t growing to keep up with it.” The demand for workers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) occupations is increasing at every education level and across every industry, according to a report…

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Software Development Fundamentals

About this course Skip Course Description Software developers are in high demand in the current job market, and computer programming is a prerequisite skill for success in this field. Start your journey toward becoming a professional software developer by learning Java, one of the industry’s most commonly used programming languages. This course, part of the CS Essentials for Software Development Professional Certificate program, will quickly cover Java syntax and keywords and then explore features of object-oriented programming including encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism. You will learn how to apply these concepts…

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Srinagar Student Protests 2 Schools To Suspend Teaching Tomorrow

A day after the students took part in a violent protest here, the district authorities today directed the city’s two senior secondary schools to suspend the teaching work tomorrow as a precautionary measure. The district authorities here today decided to suspend teaching work in two higher secondary schools in the heart of the city tomorrow as a precautionary measure following yesterday’s violent protests by the students, a senior official said. All teaching activities will remain suspended at S P Higher Secondary School and Kothi Bagh Higher Secondary School here tomorrow,…

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NEET 2017 admit cards issued, download them here

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the admit cards for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 on Saturday. (Arvind Yadav /HT file) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the admit cards for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 on Saturday. The test is scheduled to be held on May 7 in 104 examination cities across the country. Steps to download NEET 2017 admit card: 1) Click here to go to the login page to download the admit card 2) Key in the application/ registration…

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