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Higher Education Secretary-General receives Sultan Qaboos University Assistant President

Manama, Secretary-General of the Higher Education Council and Vice-Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Higher Education Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa bin Daij Al Khalifa received Assistant Vice Chairperson for International Cooperation at Sultan Qaboos…

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Statement by the Humanitarian Coordinator in Cameroon condemning the killing of school children in the South-West region

Yaoundé, The Humanitarian Coordinator in Cameroon, Mr. Matthias Z. Naab is deeply saddened and shocked by another attack against a school, leading the death of…

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US Rhodes Scholars for 2022 Includes More Women, Immigrants

The class of U.S. Rhodes scholars for 2022 includes the largest number of women ever selected for the scholarship in one year, the Rhodes Trust…

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As most schools reopen, much remains to be done to improve children’s education in the Middle East and North Africa

Schools have reopened in 18 countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Most are applying a blended approach combining in-person and remote teaching and learning for children and teachers.“The reopening of schools is so critical, not only for childr…

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Education Minister receives UAE Permanent Representative to UNESCO

Paris, Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi received the Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and…

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Facebook to shut down face-recognition system, delete data

Washington, Facebook said it will shut down its face-recognition system and delete the faceprints of more than 1 billion people amid growing concerns about the technology and its misuse by governments, police and others, said AP. “This change will repr…

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Nebraska School District Hires Students as Interpreters

OMAHA, NEBRASKA — Facing staff shortages, public schools in Nebraska’s largest city have turned to bilingual high school students to interpret when families talk with teachers during report card conferences.The Omaha school district has some full-time …

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Students in US State Sue for Right to Civics Education

Students in Rhode Island are asking a federal appeals court to affirm that all public school students have a constitutional right to a civics education, saying that they aren’t taught how to meaningfully participate in a democratic and civil society an…

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Students in US State Sue for Right to Civics Education

Students in Rhode Island are asking a federal appeals court to affirm that all public school students have a constitutional right to a civics education, saying that they aren’t taught how to meaningfully participate in a democratic and civil society an…

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China Steps Up Assimilation of Ethnic Minorities by Banning Languages in Schools

TAIPEI — After experiments aimed at assimilating ethnic minorities in Tibet, Inner Mongolia and Xinjiang, the Chinese government now is moving to apply its cultural assimilation policy for managing all minority populations by eliminating classroom inst…

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