What will education in Australia look like in 2025? | 7.30

Amid the economic and health crisis, many Australians are facing big decisions about their future. Whether it’s education or upskilling in the hopes of being employable in 2025, the choices they make now will be crucial. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-11/slow-death-of-atar-as-school-leavers-head-for-jobs-cliff/12529898 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content … Read more What will education in Australia look like in 2025? | 7.30

A-level students in England can use mock results to get into university

A-level students in England will be able to use grades in mock exams to progress to university and college courses and employment, the education secretary is set to announce. The change forms part of what Gavin Williamson has called a “triple lock” to give students confidence in the moderation system, which can see predicted results … Read more A-level students in England can use mock results to get into university

Exams upgraded in Scotland after outcry as rest of UK awaits results – BBC News

Around 75,000 students in Scotland have had their exam results upgraded after an outcry over the way they were awarded. Scotland’s education secretary John Swinney apologised for the confusion and the “feeling of unfairness”, saying it was “deeply regrettable” that the Scottish government had got it wrong. With no exams this year because of coronavirus, … Read more Exams upgraded in Scotland after outcry as rest of UK awaits results – BBC News

Over 100,000 exam results to be upgraded after Scottish government u-turn

In Scotland, schools have been welcoming back teachers and pupils after almost five months away. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) It comes as around 75,000 pupils across Scotland are to get their exam results upgraded – as the Scottish education secretary acknowledged the “feeling of unfairness” that teachers’ estimated grades had been changed – saying it was “deeply … Read more Over 100,000 exam results to be upgraded after Scottish government u-turn

Liverpool artists share experiences of racism – BBC News

A group of artists and musicians in Liverpool tell us about their experiences of racism in the city today. Nearly 40 years after the Toxteth riots, many in the black community say it is still suffering racial injustice in areas such as education and employment. Now a Race Equality Taskforce has been set up in … Read more Liverpool artists share experiences of racism – BBC News

Wall Street Week – Full Show (8/7/2020)

Aug.07 — One of the most iconic brands in financial television returns for today’s issues and today’s world. This week’s Wall Street Week features David Westin’s interviews with National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci, Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL), and Former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. The conversations highlight the health … Read more Wall Street Week – Full Show (8/7/2020)

Beirut & Other Topics – Daily Briefing (11 August 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. – Lebanon – Yemen – South Sudan – Sudan/Chad – Abyei – Democratic Republic of the Congo – Flooding in Asia – COVID-19/Pacific – Afghanistan/Pakistan/Polio vaccines – Education – U.N. Virtual Tours – Financial Contributions LEBANON The UN system is stepping up its efforts to help … Read more Beirut & Other Topics – Daily Briefing (11 August 2020)

Scottish exam grades to be reinstated, says education secretary

More than 100,000 Scottish exam grades which were marked down last week will be reinstated, Scotland’s education secretary has confirmed. Making an emergency statement at Holyrood on Tuesday afternoon, John Swinney said the results would be restored to those recommended by teachers. The decision comes after a row erupted last week when the Scottish Qualifications … Read more Scottish exam grades to be reinstated, says education secretary

Domotron | Disrupt Berlin 2019

Domotron is an AI driven smart home device manager. The TC Top Picks program showcases outstanding early-stage startups across these categories: AI/Machine Learning, Biotech/Healthtech, Blockchain, Fintech, Mobility, Privacy/Security, Retail/E-commerce, Robotics/IoT/Hardware, SaaS and Social Impact & Education. TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech … Read more Domotron | Disrupt Berlin 2019

The Covid Generation: Will disadvantaged pupils be downgraded in the rest of the UK? – BBC Newsnight

Nicola Sturgeon has apologised to the 125,000 pupils affected by the downgrading of exam results in Scotland. But will the system be fair to pupils in the rest of the UK? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F Nicola Sturgeon has apologised after accepting her government “did not get it right” over Scottish exam results. With … Read more The Covid Generation: Will disadvantaged pupils be downgraded in the rest of the UK? – BBC Newsnight

Is Education More Important Than the Economy? | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Prime Minister Boris Johnson said keeping schools closed longer than is necessary is morally indefensible and that it’s a national priority to get children back into the classroom. The government has even said that businesses such as shops and pubs may need to be closed before schools is a second … Read more Is Education More Important Than the Economy? | Good Morning Britain

Boris Johnson: “morally indefensible” to keep schools closed due to coronavirus – BBC News

Boris Johnson has said it would be “morally indefensible” to keep schools in England closed because of coronavirus. The Prime Minister pledged to make their reopening a national priority. In a newspaper article, the Prime Minister insisted it’s safe to send children back to classrooms in September. It’s understood he wants schools to stay open … Read more Boris Johnson: “morally indefensible” to keep schools closed due to coronavirus – BBC News

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces all schools can reopen

New York City’s public schools can hold in-person classes this fall, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced, paving the way for the district to become the only major U.S. system to open its doors despite growing unease among teachers, administrators and parents. “By our infection rates, all school districts can open” with tight precautions, Cuomo said Friday … Read more NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces all schools can reopen