Education

Obama backs funds to aid schools with computer science

US President Barack Obama is keen to equip all school going students in his country with computer science skills. The president announced a $4 billion plan on Saturday to ensure that all school-going children get an opportunity to learn computer

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Last Week Highlights: Grant to promote Culture and Sport in South African schools

South Africa might just be benefited more in the field of sports, with the Motsepe Foundation donating R117 million to the Department of Basic Education for promoting sporting and cultural competitions. The amount will be paid over a period of

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Last week highlights: Canada most educated nation

According to an Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development report (OECD), the country that possesses the maximum number of college graduates (those with a Bachelor’s degree) is Canada. Here are a few important numbers that throw a light on how

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Last Week Highlights: Tie-ups between universities from China and Singapore

The family of a late real estate magnate, Ng Teng Fong, decided to strengthen the educational ties between the two countries. The family donated $33 million to sponsor bilateral programs between three sets each including a Singapore as well as

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8 reasons why LED lighting has a bright future

LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting is the in-thing. Not only does it save you money on the electricity bill, it is a far more environment-friendly option than incandescent bulbs, and saves you money in the long run. Newly built traffic

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World AIDS day is all about awareness

For the last 27 years, the World AIDS day is being observed on the first of December. When you were at school (or perhaps if you’re still at it), your school might have organized awareness camps or special lectures to

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Consider this before you admit your child to school

In today’s world, what concerns most parents, especially in crowded cities, is to enroll their child to a school before the commencement of the session. Not that they don’t care a whit about their child’s well being and future, most of

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Which foreign language can help increase my universal acceptance?

Many a times, early in our lives, we face a situation where we have to take a decision which might affect us for a lifetime. One such decision many of us face in primary school is the foreign language we

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ClubBioman: Education

In my days of adolescence, I used to think of education as an unnecessary burden forced upon the shoulders of teenagers by a handful of adults, to make money, while still abiding to the constitution. There couldn’t be a worse

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