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Meet the women replacing outdated Colonial imagery.
Meet the women replacing outdated Colonial imagery.
She debated with Queen Elizabeth I, sat at the head of a prosperous pirate empire, and told the English where to go.
“Here lies the paradox of solitude. Look long and hard enough at yourself in isolation and suddenly you will see the rest of humanity staring back.”
"I skipped the 11-plus and was failing at school. Then I met Cecil Dormand, the extraordinary English teacher who transformed my life for ever."
Shortly after being freed from the banks of the Suez Canal on 29th March, the Ever Given was impounded with its crew still aboard. But it’s not the first time a cargo ship has been prevented from leaving the waterway: in 1967 the outbreak of conflict led to several boats being stranded in Egypt for eight years.
Given the incredible difficulty of hiring during "the Great Resignation," you'd therefore probably be pretty shocked to hear that many of America's most respected businesses are turning away millions of qualified applicants for no good reason at all.
A London secondary school is trying to stop its pupils from using “basically” at the beginning of sentences and deploying phrases such as “oh my days” in a crackdown on “fillers” and “slang” in the classroom.
We live in a bizarre culture. We expect teenagers to commit to a field of study that will often shape their entire future career. And we ask them to choose their path based on whether they liked their freshman class in that subject. This is absurd. Work is utterly unlike an intro class.
Megan Wohlers thought she had done all she needed to do. And even if she had missed something, she thought, she was on a Christian campus, full of other believers—someone would certainly intervene.
"In some cases, salary increases most likely reflect these unique times," says Shawn VanDerziel, NACE executive director. "For example, the increased demand for nurses as front-line workers during the Covid-19 pandemic may have fueled the 2.
A long-time college professor has resigned from the University of Georgia (UGA) after a student in his classroom refused to wear her mask properly. On August 24, 88-year-old Irwin Bernstein, a UGA retiree-rehire psychology professor, was teaching his second class of the semester.
Culinary school can be a rewarding experience filled with useful cooking tips, tricks, and techniques. To make things a bit more accessible, people in r/Cooking and the BuzzFeed Community are sharing the most important cooking tips they've learned in culinary school and in their own kitchens.
During the pandemic, Google launched a series of Career Certificates that will “prepare learners for an entry-level role in under six months.” The new career initiative includes certificates concentrating on Project Management and UX Design.
Parents often have conversations with their kids that start off well — but then, somewhere, somehow, things take a wrong turn. A kid who was amenable to discussion, or at least not hostile, completely shuts down. A small disagreement turns into an big fight. What happened?
Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Submit it here or post it in the Slate Parenting Facebook group. We love our 7-year-old’s school except for one thing: the dreaded color-coded clip charts.
Education is not inherently liberatory: it has always been an arena for broader struggles over who has access to knowledge and to what ends learning is put.
The editorial board is a group of opinion journalists whose views are informed by expertise, research, debate and certain longstanding values. It is separate from the newsroom.
One of the wonders of modern academia is that the ideal of workplace democracy should be so prevalent among people who regularly endure faculty meetings.
Enrolling more students at one of America’s best public universities might be bad for the environment. That’s the conclusion of California Superior Court Judge Brad Seligman, who on Aug.
Starting Oct. 1, current and prospective college students can complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, otherwise known as the FAFSA, for their share of $150 billion in federal student aid (including grants, scholarships, loans and work-study) for the 2022-2023 school year.
In late summer, the educator and writer Mike Rose died of a spontaneous cerebral hemorrhage at his home in Santa Monica; he was seventy-seven. I learned of his death in the pitiless way that one often does in 2021: from a friend’s Facebook post. The news came as a great shock.
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We've updated our list of guides below to include all the pieces we think might be helpful for the start of the 2021 school year. Kids of all ages are gearing up for another school year.
In 2019, fifty or so parents were found to have bribed administrators and coaches to have their children accepted to colleges around the country. This college-admissions scandal—“Operation Varsity Blues,” as it was known—got drawn out over several news cycles.
Foreign students are lied to and exploited on every front. They’re also propping up higher education as we know it.