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Education

  • Teaching science, the best way

    It will take time to phase out the method of memorizing from the country’s educational system.

  • Taiwan's academia rocked by false claims scandal

    Over 30 professors, several from some of Taiwan's most elite universities, are accused of using fake receipts to obtain reimbursements in a scandal that may implicate more than 100 academics islandwide.

  • US man's Little Free Library copied worldwide

    It started as a simple tribute to his mother, a teacher and bibliophile. Todd Bol put up a miniature version of a one-room schoolhouse on a post outside his home in this western Wisconsin city, filled it with books and invited his neighbors to borrow them.

  • Oxford chooses 'omnishambles' as word of the year

    Britain's media are in a meltdown and its government is gaffe-prone, so Oxford Dictionaries has chosen an apt Word of the Year: "omnishambles."

  • To work or not to work

    A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty, so Winston Churchill once said.

  • Aiming high while in high school

    For children today, adult life begins in high school.

    While many teenagers choose to only focus on studying and being happy, some youngsters have a vision and are joining afterschool activities to chase their dreams.

  • Vocational high school graduates from Solo to learn aircraft maintenance

    PT Garuda Maintenance Facility (GMF) AeroAsia, a subsidiary of national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia, plans to train vocational high school graduates from Surakarta, Central Java, in aircraft maintenance, following an agreement with Solo Techno Park (STP).

  • Exchange sponsor says it will fight suspension

    An organization that has brought thousands of foreign exchange students to the United States is telling its staff and host families that it will fight a State Department decision to suspend the company from the popular visa program, according to an email obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Yale defends plans for new college in Singapore

    Students at Yale University's new liberal arts college in Singapore will have academic freedom but won't be able to stage protests on campus, Yale officials say.

  • RI needs more PhD graduates in sciences: Kadin

    Indonesia must improve its competitiveness by producing more PhD graduates in natural and technology sciences, said Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) vice chairman Peter F. Gontha on Friday.

  • NUS and Yale deny $300m backroom deal

    Both the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Yale University have denied allegations of a US$300million backroom deal behind the setting up of a liberal arts college here.

  • Japan state universities set for major overhaul

    The education ministry has formulated a policy to promote the further reorganization of national universities by allowing one independent administrative entity to operate several universities in different prefectures.

  • Unemployment, recession top concerns of Singaporean students

    Bread-and-butter issues were topmost on the minds of participants at this year's Pre-University Seminar on Tuesday.

  • M’sia draws 0-0 with Sing in SEA Games debut

    Defending champions Malaysia was held to a 0-0 draw by Singapore in the SEA Games group A first match on Monday.

  • UNDP to finance Wakatobi International Fishery School

    The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will fully finance the construction of the International Fishery School (SPI) in Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi, a local official said.

  • MIT tops world rankings for technical subjects

    The US' Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) tops all five rankings of the first-ever QS World University Rankings for technical subjects. Another US institution, Stanford University, and Britain's University of Cambridge, divide second places.

  • Pamekasan student wins math contest in Romania

    Alyssa Diva Mustika, a student from Pamekasan Junior High School, East Java, won the gold medal at the International Mathematics Contest held in Romania between March 22 to 29, Antara news agency reported.

  • Longboat driver, farmer play big role in education

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