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Education Experts Dish on Best Learning Practices (in News)

Yong Zhao of the University of Oregon says there is too much emphasis on testing. Photo: Katie Hyslop <!– –> <!– –> <!—-> <!—-> <!– –> <!—-> <!—-> <!—-> <!—-> <!—-> <!– –> On Jan. 29, B.C.’s education ministry hosted … Continue reading

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Targeted Giving Can Leave Universities With Limited Options

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Student Debt, Rising Rents Take Bite Out of Real Estate Market

Hefty student loans are a major stumbling block for young Americans as they try to buy their first home, a National Association of Realtors’ annual survey shows. In spite of an improved job market and low interest rates in 2014, … Continue reading

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NSTU responds to Minister's Action Plan for public education

HALIFAX , Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – NSTU president Shelley Morse says that components of the action plan outlined by Karen Casey , Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, will be a positive step in improving the learning environment … Continue reading

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China vows no 'Western values' in universities

China’s education minister has vowed to ban university textbooks which promote “Western values”, state media said, in the latest sign of ideological tightening under President Xi Jinping. “Never let textbooks promoting Western values appear in our classes,” minister Yuan Guiren … Continue reading

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CIBT Subsidiary Investment Group Acquires Luxury Hotel in Downtown Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Colubmia–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CIBT Education Group Inc. (TSX:MBA, OTCQX International: MBAIF) (“CIBT Group”) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Global Education City Holdings Inc. (“GEC”), has partnered with an investor to jointly acquire Viva Suites Hotel … Continue reading

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Investor Education Fund (IEF) Seeks Parties Interested in Acquiring its School-Oriented Financial Literacy Assets

Properties include Website, Online Tools, More than 50 Lesson Plans and Award-Winning “Funny Money” Program to Help Teachers Integrate Financial Education in their Classrooms TORONTO , Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Investor Education Fund (IEF), a non-profit organization founded and supported … Continue reading

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Fitch Confirms Brazos Higher Education Authority, Inc. 2004 Indenture of Trust

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Fitch Ratings currently maintains ratings on student loan bonds issued by Brazos Higher Education Authority, Inc. 2004 Indenture of Trust. Brazos is requesting a confirmation of Brazos Higher Education Authority, Inc. 2004 Indenture of Trust, due to … Continue reading

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Fitch Affirms Ratings on SLC Private Student Loan Trust, Series 2006-A

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings on the Student Loan Corporation (SLC) Private Student Loan Trust Series 2006-A notes issued by SLC. The Rating Outlook for the senior class A and subordinate class B notes remains Stable, … Continue reading

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Parents happy with children’s education: Survey

Abu Dhabi Education Council, Adec, conducts survey to gauge parents’ satisfaction with children’s school in Capital. A survey by the Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec) has revealed that parents across the emirate are satisfied with their children’s schools. The education … Continue reading

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