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Fewer than half of the countries provide tuition-free pre-primary education
Researchers from the Higher School of Economics and UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's WORLD Policy Analysis Center have found that 45 percent of countries, with only 15 percent of low-income countries, provide tuition-free pre-primary education. (2018-12-10)
Historical development of teacher education studied in a cross-country collaboration
Professor Valeeva commented, 'We chose England of the four countries of the United Kingdom because it has a peculiar system of teacher education. (2018-01-02)
Children with reading and spelling difficulties lag behind their peers despite special education
The reading skills of children with reading and spelling difficulties (RSD) lag far behind the age level in the first two school years, despite special education received from special education teachers. (2017-04-25)
Press registration opens for AERA Annual Meeting
The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. (2017-03-10)
Mergers not the answer for HEIs seeking savings, according to new research
As the sole UK academic presenting a paper at a large-scale conference in the USA, the University of Huddersfield's Professor Jill Johnes introduced her audience to some new concepts in education finance and also returned with fresh ideas of her own. (2016-04-22)
Expanded education for women in Malawi does not lead to later childbearing
The age at first birth in Malawi has remained constant from 1992 to 2010, despite expanded access to education for girls. (2015-09-24)
Reports on US geoscience education published by AGI's Center for Geoscience & Society
The Center for Geoscience and Society is pleased to release two reports concerning geosciences education in the United States. (2015-08-18)
A call to US educators: Learn from Canada
In contrast to the contentious debates over education reform in the US, the Canadian province Ontario has taken a cooperative route to improving schools that often rank among the top performers on international assessments, according to a Boston College expert on educational change. (2015-04-18)
Boston physician receives AMA Award for Health Education
Daniel Alford, M.D., M.P.H., dean of the office of Continuing Medical Education and associate professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and director of the Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit at Boston Medical Center, received the American Medical Association Foundation Award for Health Education. (2014-11-14)
ASHG and NHGRI award first genetics and education fellowship
The American Society of Human Genetics and the National Human Genome Research Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, have named Elizabeth P. (2014-09-02)
Bilingual education has spillover effect
Bilingual education programs have a substantial spillover effect on the students they're not designed for, according to a groundbreaking study co-authored by a Michigan State University scholar. (2013-09-10)
OU Outreach achieves $20 million in grants to address school reform and improvement
To help address education initiatives and student achievement goals in the region, the University of Oklahoma Outreach is the recipient of two grants totaling almost $20 million from the US Department of Education. (2012-10-12)
IASLC awarded accreditation as continuing medical education provider
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer has been awarded Provisional Accreditation as a Continuing Medical Education provider by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. (2012-08-24)
SAGE partners with CSWE to reward innovative teaching in social work education
SAGE and the Council on Social Work Education have come together to announce a new award to honor and recognize innovative teaching in social work education. (2012-02-14)
Exploring how a parent's education can affect the mental health of their offspring
Could depression in adulthood be tied to a parent's level of education? (2012-01-26)
NSF director and Russian science minister sign historic agreement for bilateral collaboration
Today, National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Subra Suresh signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Russian Education and Science Minister Andrei Fursenko to foster the continued growth of US-Russian science and technology cooperation. (2011-12-16)
CDC and Prevention awards Mayo Clinic an international medical education grant
The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded Mayo Clinic a $1.25 million grant to develop online medical education in Ethiopia. (2011-11-15)
Improving K-12 science education in the US
A framework for K-12 science education, new from the National Research Council, identifies the key scientific concepts and practices that all students in these grades should learn. (2011-07-13)
New study on childbearing and education offers surprising findings
Does education reduce childbearing, or does childbearing get in the way of education? (2011-07-04)
Payoffs of long-term investment in education research
Leading scholars and private foundation presidents shared the Capitol Hill stage to highlight the payoffs of long-term investment in education research at a Capitol Hill briefing on Monday, Feb. (2011-02-15)
Exclusions and power structures in the wake of an open higher education system
In recent decades, Swedish universities and university colleges have become the target of a range of reforms under the banner of openness and flexibility. (2010-12-14)
Science education the subject of forum in China
Piyush Swami, a UC professor of science education, is on a journey to share and explore teacher education on a global level. (2010-11-10)
Standards for Engineering Education in K-12, new report
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics instruction is collectively referred to as (2010-09-29)
'Conference on Island Sustainability' for Guam and Micronesia
The University of Guam will host a (2010-08-02)
UC education researcher announces iPad plan to reduce paper trail
Experiments involving iPads are becoming a trend at universities across the country. (2010-07-28)
K-State's elementary education program receives national honor
Kansas State University's bachelor's degree program in elementary education is being honored with the 2010 Distinguished Program in Teacher Education Award from the Association of Teacher Educators. (2010-03-10)
NRC rewards Penn State nuclear engineering efforts
Penn State's nuclear engineering program, part of the mechanical engineering department, has received nearly $1 million from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in the areas of education, faculty development and curriculum development to boost nuclear education and expand the workforce in nuclear and nuclear-related disciplines. (2009-12-10)
Education may not affect how fast you will lose your memory
While a higher level of education may help lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease, new research shows that once educated people start to become forgetful, a higher level of education does not appear to protect against how fast they will lose their memory. (2009-02-02)
Graduate Education in Physics: Which Way Forward?
A conference to re-evaluate graduate physics curricula, Jan. 31-Feb. 2. (2008-01-24)
Intensive education can help patients with acute low-back pain
People with low-back pain who were given an additional individual two and a half-hour education session with a trained specialist on top of their usual care did better than those given normal care alone. (2008-01-22)
More educated people who develop dementia lose their memory faster
People with more years of education lose their memory faster than those with less education in the years prior to a diagnosis of dementia, according to a study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, published in the October 23 issue of the medical journal Neurology. (2007-10-22)
Study explores factors predicting referral to remedial or special education
Preschool entry is often the first time children are compared academically and socially with peers of the same age. (2007-01-26)
Education does not protect against age-related memory loss, say USC researchers
Adults over 70 with higher levels of education forgot words at a greater rate than those with less education, according to a new study from the University of Southern California. (2007-01-09)
Third Annual AERA Brown Lecture in Education Research
AERA Announces the Third Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research: (2006-10-18)
Medical education must adapt to society's changing attitudes
What are the challenges facing medical education? This question is discussed in this week's BMJ, ahead of the annual meeting of the Association for Medical Education in Europe. (2006-09-07)
School exam achievements rise but social inequalities remain, say experts
British school pupils are performing substantially better in exams than they did 20 years ago, but social class inequalities in education have changed little, a research conference at the University of Edinburgh will hear today, Friday, 12 May. (2006-05-11)
March 24 Forum on High School Reform
Leading education researchers and policy experts will explore high school reform issues at a public forum on Friday, March 24. (2006-03-21)
Clemson professor receives award
Barbara Speziale of Clemson University received the 2004 Menzie-Cura Education Award in recognition of her efforts to include environmental issues in the curriculum for high school biology students. (2004-11-15)
Lower level of education can impede reovery in elderly after hospitalization
Low education level can significantly impair functional recovery in older adults after a hospital stay, Yale researchers report in the November 1 issue of the American Journal of Medicine. (2004-11-01)
Should medical students have earlier contact with patients?
Allowing medical students to interact with patients earlier in their medical course would better prepare them for their future role as a doctor, suggest researchers in this week's BMJ. (2004-10-07)
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