United Kingdom: Holy Trinity Gravesend school to fine late parents

Europe/United Kingdom/19-01-2020/Author(a) and Source: www.bbc.com A primary school is to fine parents who are late to pick up their children. Holy Trinity in Gravesend, Kent, will issue a £1 charge per pupil every five minutes after 15:40. Social services will be contacted if a child remains uncollected at 16:00, according to a policy that was […]

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Parents urged to install controls for sites accessed by children

Africa/Kenya/01-12-2019/Author(a): Fiona Churu/Source: www.kbc.co.ke The Communications Authority of Kenya is urging parents and guardians to be on the look-out on the content their children consumer online, especially during these long holidays. Acting Director General Mercy Wanjau says the national cyber-security centre had observed a sharp increase in the number of cyber-threats and incidents in the […]

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United States: Another Voice: Opt-out movement offers a vision for public education

United States/March 31, 2018/By: Chris Cerrone/Buffalonews Resumen: Otra voz: el movimiento de exclusión ofrece una visión para la educación pública. Six years ago, my family began a journey to take a stand for our children’s education. We were among handful of parents across New York State to publicly announce that our children would “opt-out” of (boycott) the […]

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Is innovation in education oversold?

15 de noviembre de 2017 / Por: Manzoor Ahmed / Fuente: http://www.thedailystar.net/ Innovation and technology are seen as the solutions to the educational deprivation of millions of children in the developing world. How does the technology-based model of innovation relate to the real world of learners, teachers, schools, families and the communities that we live in? Focusing […]

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Is education in Japan really so bad?

Japón / 27 de septiembre de 2017 / Por: IKUKO TSUBOYA-NEWELL / Fuente: https://www.japantimes.co.jp I founded and have run an international school for expat families and multicultural children for nearly a quarter century. There have been frequent visits from Japanese parents asking to enroll their children in our school because they were not satisfied with what the […]

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