Education

31.05.2020

Five ways online university learning can be better than face-to-face teaching

Five ways online university learning can be better than face-to-face teaching

The University of Cambridge has announced that all lectures will be offered online for the academic year beginning in October 2020. Other UK universities are expected to adopt similar policies, adopting a format which blends online learning with more traditional teaching. The announcement has disappointed and worried some students, who are… »

05.05.2020

5 ways to help keep children learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

5 ways to help keep children learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

UNICEF Global Chief of Education’s tips to help keep your child learning at home. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has upended family life around the world. School closures, working remotely, physical distancing — it’s a lot to navigate for parents to navigate. Robert Jenkins, UNICEF’s Global Chief of Education, offers… »

30.04.2020

Education Crisis: From Pre-K to Higher Ed, Students Face Unequal Access During Coronavirus Shutdown

Education Crisis: From Pre-K to Higher Ed, Students Face Unequal Access During Coronavirus Shutdown

We look at the impact of the pandemic on schools, universities, students, parents, teachers and professors — and who is at the table to shape what happens next. “We now have an economic crisis on top of the public health crisis, and the ways that we’re choosing to educate children… »

28.04.2020

Ontario Teachers. ETFO members ratify agreements at central bargaining tables

Ontario Teachers. ETFO members ratify agreements at central bargaining tables

“Our goal was to defend public education and the working and learning conditions that have made Ontario’s education system one of the best in the world. While these negotiations were prolonged and difficult, our educators – with the support from parents and other community members – stood firm in the… »

27.04.2020

Greece: COVID-19 pandemic a further risk to refugee child education, warns UN partner

Greece: COVID-19 pandemic a further risk to refugee child education, warns UN partner

UN agencies in Greece have expressed concern at the effect that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the education of refugee children in the country, as a charity partner warns that funding for educational programmes is on the verge of running out. The UN refugee agency… »

23.04.2020

Humanist Educators reflections about the actual world crisis evidencies by the pandemic

Humanist Educators reflections about the actual world crisis evidencies by the pandemic

We are educators from different countries in Latin America that adhere to the Universalist Humanist Pedagogical Current (Copehu) with the need to deepen our reflections, understand the moment humanity is going through – and therefore education -, clarify aspirations, within the framework of one of the deepest crises in the… »

30.03.2020

ETFO members committed to supporting students during this uncertain period

ETFO members committed to supporting students during this uncertain period

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) understands the need for a plan and process for continuous learning for students in Ontario’s public education system during the temporary situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The ongoing well-being and success of students and that of our public education system is paramount,”… »

27.03.2020

Training for teachers – Run This Way program asking for well-being aimed towards healthcare workers

Training for teachers – Run This Way program asking for well-being aimed towards healthcare workers

Web-conference – training for teachers on well-being program Run This Way school offers a well-being program for students. The reflections and meditations are aimed at healthcare workers who are currently fighting the COVID-19 virus. Run This Way partnered with the Pressenza, International Press Agency, to disseminate a web-conference training on asking… »

21.03.2020

ETFO teachers in Ontario. Tentative Agreements at Central Bargaining Tables

ETFO teachers in Ontario. Tentative Agreements at Central Bargaining Tables

“This has been a very prolonged and difficult bargaining process. We are very grateful for the support and unwavering solidarity of our members, and the public who have continued to stand up for public education and the supports that our students and educators need now and in the future,” said ETFO… »

16.03.2020

Coronavirus. To cope with fear and anxiety Run This Way school program launch a digital well being campaign

Coronavirus. To cope with fear and anxiety Run This Way school program launch a digital well being campaign

“The request for well-being makes it possible to clarify the wishes for our future, it is similar to the good thoughts that we express through brotherhood and solidarity. We wanted to create a stream of sympathy for the students living difficult moment with their families and friends,” said Anne Farrell,… »

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