Civic Education is Harder in Segregated Schools

School segregation is once again in the news across the country. March brought with it a statistical debate about the extent of school racial segregation in the United States. In May, a coalition of civil rights advocates filed a suit to racially desegregate school districts throughout New Jersey. In North …

Higher education briefs

Ivy Tech seeks youth leadership applications Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus is seeking seventh- and eighth-grade applicants for the Judy O’Bannon Youth Leadership Academy, a program designed to foster civic engagement among youth. Participants will develop leadership skills, create a community service project, build communication skills and meet community …

10 crucial decision points in your child’s education

Parents make decisions for their kids every day. What to make for breakfast? How much television time is right? Does the child need help with homework or should I back off? Do I insist the child wear matching socks? Some of these decisions are minor and some have major consequences. …

Stormzy to fund Cambridge scholarships for black students

Stormzy has announced that he is funding two scholarships for black British students to go to Cambridge University. The grime artist will pay the students’ tuition fees as well as a maintenance grant for up to four years of an undergraduate course. Speaking on Thursday at his former school, the Harris City Academy …

Student-centred teaching the future of education

The teaching and learning experience in some institutions of higher learning is not very different from that in high school – for the largest part, according to Harriet Karungi, a third-year education student from Makerere University. “During lectures, the lecturer does most of the talking. Though they keep on asking …

Global Network Powers Management Education

Business is changing fast but MBA enrollments in the US are shrinking. How to stay relevant? A group of top global business schools belong to a global alliance committed to educating and preparing future generations of international business leaders. The CEMS network serves 31 academic institutions and 100 corporate and social members. In a …