🚨 Cybersecurity, 💻 Home Schooling, ✂️ Teacher Shortages & More!
SmartEdu News 2024-01-04
🇺🇸 U.S. EDUCATION
In a world where technology is as common as crayons and textbooks, our students must understand the digital landscape. Cybersecurity isn't just for the IT geeks or future hackers. It's a life skill that can protect our kids from online threats and prepare them for a future where everything is connected.
For the past couple years, schools across the country have struggled to keep their classrooms fully staffed. Will that trend continue?
As more people in the US choose to home-school their children, experts have warned that the lack of oversight over the process leaves children at risk of isolation, receiving a poor education, or suffering abuse and neglect.
School book challenges have risen to unprecedented highs in the past three years, part of a larger cultural conflict over what children should learn about and read at school when it comes to race, sex and gender.
🌎 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
British Sign Language GCSE: What Schools Need To Know
Children studying the long-awaited GCSE in British sign language will be expected to learn at least 750 core words, government papers have revealed.
The Department for Education announced that it is aiming to approve exam board syllabuses so the subject can be taught from September 2025, and has published its subject content document following a much-delayed consultation.
Duke’s Education schools will expect students to come in for at least one day a week for practical subjects, and to take part in sporting and social activities. For the rest of the week, it will offer four live lessons and two independent study sessions a day.
The emergence of novel and powerful artificial intelligence models has led to a paradigm shift in many areas. What initially catalyzed curiosity as to the extent to which monotonous work could be outsourced to AI has emerged as a possible tool for students with personalized educational needs. Let’s welcome AI into classrooms and introduce ways to allow this revolutionary technology to educate every student and assist every teacher. We propose an augmented approach with AI, which assists with content verification, peer, educator and people engagement.
Education is free in Germany, but amid teacher shortages and poor performance ratings, more parents are opting to send their kids to private schools. Will soon only wealthy families be able to afford a good education?
Communities around the globe have endured a series of critical situations throughout 2023, many of which have been distressingly overlooked by the media. Two such regions under the radar are Afghanistan and Sudan, each grappling with unique challenges that have far-reaching implications.
A survey of Japanese parents found that many were satisfied with junior high school education, but regular exam-centered assessment was the aspect that came in for most criticism.
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