The first homework assignment of every school year for every student in each of my middle school math classes included a 9-question “interest inventory.” This particular interest inventory is a self-assessment tool that invites students to reflect on their past experiences. My students agreed that answering the 9 interest inventory questions was a nice change… (0 comment)

Muskogee Board of Education — Agenda
WHAT: Muskogee Board of Education Regular meeting. WHEN: 6 p.m. Tuesday. WHERE: Board of Education Service and Technology Center, 202 W. Broadway. AGENDA: • RECOGNITION OF STAFF MEMBERS — Certified Elementary: Geri Bryant, ECC; Certified Secondary: Meghan Johnson, MHS; Support: Bub Goad, Plumber and Odell Alexander, 1:1 Coordinator. • SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT — Teresa Pointer and Shayln Galloway –… (0 comment)

Free education needs improved government spending: Cosatu
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has welcomed President Jacob Zuma’s announcement on free higher education for the poor. However‚ the union has warned that government will need to curb wasteful expenditure if the plan is to be feasible. “This is a drastic and a welcome decision that is long overdue and provides… (0 comment)

Almost 900 degree programs statewide don’t meet Missouri’s productivity standards
JEFFERSON CITY • Half of the nearly 1,800 degree programs offered at Missouri’s public colleges and universities are falling short of state standards for graduates and other measures, according to a statewide review. Though that may sound alarming, education leaders say it’s a sign of the changing times in higher education. Zora Mulligan, Missouri’s commissioner… (0 comment)

BJP MP’s bill seeks education system reflective of Indian culture
PTI| Dec 16, 2017, 08.12 PM IST NEW DELHI: BJP vice-president and Rajya Sabha member Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has tabled a private member’s bill in Parliament seeking to develop a system of education that reflects the “highest ideals of Indian culture and imparts among students vibrant spirit of patriotism”. He moved the Educational Innovations Commission Bill-2017… (0 comment)

[ALERT] Treasury reviews higher education proposals
[ALERT] Treasury reviews higher education proposals Commission of Inquiry into higher education had recommended that government increase funding to the post-school education and training sector as a whole. Picture: EWN. JOHANNESBURG – National Treasury says it is reviewing the details of the higher education proposals as well as possible financial options after… (0 comment)