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Date Posted: September 22, 2014

The Asian nations are notorious for two things education related; producing the highest exam-scoring students of any country in the world and having those same students be less-rounded than a triangle with sharpened corners covered with spikes.   But today that all changes as the Ministry of Education recognizes the efforts of twenty-three schools that… Read more »

Date Posted: September 19, 2014

There have been hints and rumours but finally, it’s been confirmed; the United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Education is planning to install a cutting-edge electronic system allowing them to monitor teachers’ performances in the classrooms. This is expected to impact over 525,000 Teachers across 34,000 Gulf schools. The technology is expected to improve communications between… Read more »

Date Posted: September 17, 2014

Only a week ago, ZANACO National Commerical Bank PLC donated 200,000 Zambia Kwacha ($32,000 or £20,000) worth of learning materials as well as over 900 footballs to 400 schools throughout Zambia. The donation material was handed over to the Ministry of Education secretary Patrick Nkanza at Sunset Stadium by Bruce Dick.   “We are positive… Read more »

Date Posted: September 15, 2014

In a massive step for the country, mining company First Quantum Minerals have started a programme in Zambia aimed at finding equality for girls. The country is known for the negative light that young women, especially girls, are shown in. The programme features activities for young minds to help educate them on positive abilities of… Read more »

Date Posted: September 12, 2014

Here at SeekTeachers, we’ve noticed some major flaws our applicants make. Even worse, they often go for years unnoticed and lose so many opportunities that it drives them insane. Today we shed some light on some of these fatal mistakes and we show you just how you can avoid them in future.   First of… Read more »

Date Posted: September 11, 2014

For the first time in history, North Africa’s education may finally be on the verge of meeting western standards. The countries in the region number seven, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia and the Western Sahara, and are currently seeing a 99% rate of enrolment of children of a schooling age as stated by the… Read more »

Date Posted: September 09, 2014

It’s always interesting looking at league tables and in my respects, this year isn’t too different from previous years with the top ten all being United Kingdom and United States schools.   California Institute of Technology – 94.9 Points Harvard University – 93.9 Points University of Oxford – 93.9 Points Stanford University – 93.8 Points… Read more »

Date Posted: September 03, 2014

Earlier this week the government of Nigeria launched the country’s first e-curriculum portal for both primary and secondary schools. The e-curriculum is expected to allow students to have greater access to online resources and to give access to better tools to teachers. The Minster of State for Education, Nyesom Wike, spoke at the event:  … Read more »

Date Posted: September 01, 2014

It’s often been stated that school, flat out, is boring. And this writer couldn’t agree more; you’re forced to go somewhere you don’t want to go, sit somewhere you don’t want to sit and listen to someone drone on about a subject you don’t care about, and frankly, don’t want to know about. Is it… Read more »

Date Posted: August 29, 2014

When the theory proposed by a Swedish Psychologist and later reiterated by Malcolm Gladwell was first thought up as a concept, I think it’s impossible to note just how much of an impact it would make. The theory states that exceptional expertise in a practice requires at least ten thousand hours of effort and strain,… Read more »