Education News Archive - August 21, 2008

By Heather Caliendo Phil Berkenbile looks at a crowd of education representatives and turns his focus to members of the business community. "How do we prepare for our next work force?" asked Berkenbile, director of the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.

By Richard Garner Labour is presiding over a return by stealth to the era of grammar and secondary modern schools, a study suggests today.

By stacey becker Things were a little bit different this time around. Instead of his usual in-person address at the Grand River Center, Dubuque Community School District Superintendent John Burgart delivered his annual address to staff Tuesday afternoon through televisions.

THE School of Law at Stamford College offers the University of London LL.B (Hons). Criminal law and jurisprudence lecturer Dr Tan Seng Teck said: "The degree is recognised for admission into the CLP (Certificate of Legal Practice).

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malayan Christian Schools' Council has welcomed the Education Ministry's plan to help all 410 mission schools.

ADVANCE Tertiary College (ATC) celebrates its 20th anniversary of providing the University of London Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme. ATC has graduated more than 8,000 students with law degrees.

By David Harrison david.harrison@roanoke.com 777-3523 If you're driving along Electric Road near its intersection with Colonial Avenue in Roanoke County, it's easy to miss the small private school tucked behind a shopping center.

SEATED at a solitary desk in the hall outside a classroom, the slender 13-year-old boy with a smile like a sunrise earnestly does remedial algebra, assisted by a paid tutor. She, too, is 13. Both wear the uniform - white polo shirt, khaki slacks - of a school that has not yet admitted the boy.

By Lerone Graham lerone.graham@roanoke.com 381-8621 With Wednesday marking the beginning of another school year in Montgomery County, Christiansburg High School's fine arts instructors say they are ready to mold a group of artistic minds and also learn what the students can teach them.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.