Libya crisis: More than 200 schools in conflict zones closed

The United Nations hopes talks aimed at reaching a ceasefire in Libya will restart. The talks were suspended this week after forces loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar shelled a Tripoli port. With civilians in the firing line, more than 200 schools have shut. And, as Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford explains from Tripoli, that … Read more Libya crisis: More than 200 schools in conflict zones closed

Is big money eroding trust in US elections? | The Bottom Line

In the last United States presidential election cycle in 2016, more than $2bn was raised and spent by the top two candidates, and some experts estimate that the 2020 elections will be even more expensive. Can the tough decisions facing Americans – funding healthcare and higher education, managing the titans of Silicon Valley, taxing the … Read more Is big money eroding trust in US elections? | The Bottom Line

St Kevin’s College leadership has questions to answer over grooming scandal, Premier says | ABC News

The fallout from a private Melbourne boy’s school grooming scandal has begun. Victoria’s education regulator says it is now investigating whether St Kevin’s College in Toorak has breached child safety standards. It follows revelations the school’s headmaster and dean of sports wrote character references for a coach who groomed a student. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-18/st-kevins-college-has-questions-to-answer-victorian-premier-says/11975140 … Read more St Kevin’s College leadership has questions to answer over grooming scandal, Premier says | ABC News

Childcare costs now higher than private school fees, experts call for new funding model | ABC News

Australia’s ABC News produced this story which indicates that some parents in the country are paying more for childcare than they would spend if their children were in private schools. New research has found some parents are now paying more to send their children to pre-school and child care than to a private school. For … Read more Childcare costs now higher than private school fees, experts call for new funding model | ABC News

Green School in Taranaki aims to change the way we look at education

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PM pushes for Indigenous-led refresh after releasing 12th Closing the Gap report | ABC News

Prime Minister Scott Morrison outlines the findings of the 12th Closing the Gap report, which shows Aboriginal children still trail far behind non-Indigenous children in literacy, numeracy and writing skills. The report also shows the country is on track to meet just two of seven government targets to reduce the disparity in health, education and … Read more PM pushes for Indigenous-led refresh after releasing 12th Closing the Gap report | ABC News

What’s fuelling divisions within Germay’s governing CDU party?I Inside Story

Angela Merkel has governed Germany for almost 15 years, But the Chancellor isn’t willing to stay for much longer – saying she won’t run for reelection in 2021. The question over who will succeed her is again challenging the CDU. Its leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer was supposed to run for the job, but has announced she’s … Read more What’s fuelling divisions within Germay’s governing CDU party?I Inside Story

Iraqi students stand by protesters: ‘Your education is a failure’

Striking students in Iraq are defying government orders to return to classrooms. Many schools and universities closed when anti-government demonstrations began in October. But students say until protesters’ demands are met, there is little point returning to school. Al Jazeera’s Simona Foltyn reports from Baghdad. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on … Read more Iraqi students stand by protesters: ‘Your education is a failure’

Go back to education to prevent radicalisation | The Pledge

Nick Ferrari says he’s all for tougher laws and extended prison terms for terrorists, but adds education should also be addressed when tackling radicalisation. The panel discusses. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews Sky News … Read more Go back to education to prevent radicalisation | The Pledge