Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS/WAM) A total of 48 women students from various universities of the UAE will visit Scotland to receive training in multi-culturalism and leadership. The Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education in Dundee will receive the students from the British University in Dubai, Zayed University, UAE University, Dubai Women's College, Abu Dhabi University, American University of Sharjah and Arabic and Islamic Studies College in Dubai.
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) A pre-school in California is being shut down after parents allegedly discovered sexual activity between students aged just around five years, a media report said. The Daily Mail said students enrolled in pre-school at the First Lutheran Church of Carson School engaged in oral sex in a variety of places
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Around 40,000 teachers in Britain will not be sacked even if they defy an upcoming law legalising same-sex marriages, a top British official has said. Education Secretary Michael Gove guaranteed that teachers who continue to tell pupils that marriage should be between a man and a woman will not be fired or disciplined, the Daily Mail reported.
Shanghai, Feb 3 (IANS) The Chinese business hub will hire 100 professional coaches and retired athletes as sports teachers in schools to tackle the growing menace of obesity and weak physical condition of students. To improve the quality of physical education lessons, the Shanghai Sports Bureau will also improve the management of public sporting venues, the Shanghai Daily reported. Government subsidies to sports gyms will increase this year to allow them to provide more free or low-cost hours to the people.
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Some three-year-old children in Britain spend so much time in front of the TV that they appear to be unable to walk, a top government expert has said. Louise Casey, Prime Minister David Cameron's adviser on troubled families, said a teacher informed her that one child spent so much time alone in front of the TV screen that he could not even chew. Casey said the problem of young children being unable to walk was a clear sign of the height of the challenge to help around 120,000 troubled families in the country, the Daily Mail reported.
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Dancing to folk songs and cheering each other, hundreds of children from 14 states paraded on Parliament Street here Saturday demanding more investments in education and health sectors. They were part of NINEISMINE -- a child rights advocacy campaign demanding that nine percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) be committed to health and education as promised by the Common Minimum Programme
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Social exclusion, lack of quality education, malnutrition and child labour were some of the issues children from 14 states Friday put at the forefront while demanding bigger share for education and health in the GDP. They were part of NINEISMINE -- a child rights advocacy campaign demanding that nine percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) be committed to health and education as promised by the Common Minimum Programme. "The government promised in 2004 to allocate nine percent of GDP for education and health in 2013.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor Friday said the right to education (RTE) does not apply to nursery admissions. "The RTE doesn't apply to nursery admissions as the law specifies eight years of compulsory schooling from the age of six to
Abu Dhabi, Feb 1 (IANS/WAM) Research capabilities at the New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) have got a boost after the institute received the most advanced supercomputer in the UAE. The NYUAD's high-performance computer (HPC) cluster is named "BuTinah".
Patna, Feb 1 (IANS) Eight architectural companies, including six from abroad, have shown interest in designing the upcoming Nalanda University in Bihar, the vice chancellor said Friday. "We are happy that eight companies, including two Indian companies, have submitted their proposals for a global competition to finalize the design for the university," Gopa Sabharwal said here
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