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Education News Archive - September 09, 2008

Pearl Isaacs, 80, grew up in Meldon near Okehampton but now lives in Alphington in Exeter. She went to school in Fowley Down from 1933, then secondary school in Okehampton.

Welcome to The Herald's new Education & Training pages. Every Monday we will be bringing you news, views and features on learning across the city. The page is supported by the education section of thisisplymouth, which also contains an archive of education stories.

Staff at Sir John Hunt Community Sports College claim their new campus has put the 'wow factor' back into education. About 900 students from the secondary school are still exploring their new home, part of the Wood View Learning Community.

Devon pupils have only just returned to lessons - but the thoughts of those in charge of the county's schools are already turning to the year ahead. Here Echo 4 Education looks at what might top the education agenda in the coming months.

By Khairy Jamaluddin IT has been almost a year since I called for a review of the teaching of Maths and Science in English while debating the motion on education at the Umno general assembly.

By Wagner, Teresa A Longenecker, Herbert E Jr; Landry, Jeffrey P; Lusk, C Scott; Saulnier, Bruce M ABSTRACT All industries face the interrelated challenges of indentifying and training the critical skills needed to be successful in the workplace.

By Saulnier, Bruce M Landry, Jeffrey P; Longenecker, Herbert E Jr; Wagner, Teresa A ABSTRACT This paper makes the case for movement from a teacher- centered educational paradigm to a learner-centered paradigm by employing a template-based approach consistent with the intent of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) (2002, 2004) attempt to bring quality standards to the systems and software development industry.

The Washington Post could have been writing about Richmond when it said earlier this year that officials in D.C. "may well have come up with a way to stem the exodus of children from the troubled public schools: Just make it harder for popular charter schools to set up shop.

30 Million AED Invested in School Resources for Al YasminaSecond school for ALDAR Academies opens in Al Raha Gardens ALDAR Academies today inaugurated the second international school under its wing.

By Landry, Jeffrey P Saulnier, Bruce M; Wagner, Teresa A; Longenecker, Herbert E Jr ABSTRACT This paper builds on the concept of the learner- centered paradigm described in the previous paper, by discussing its importance and relevance to postsecondary information systems education.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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