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A New Leader in the Push for Diversity of Thought on Campus

A New Leader in the Push for Diversity of Thought on Campus | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Professor Debra Mashek is leaving a tenured job at Harvey Mudd College to lead Heterodox Academy.
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Leadership within education is always a challenge, but in the rapidly changing technology landscape we now work in, it seems even more daunting. I've collected some interesting reflections on educational leadership here. Enjoy!
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Five ways to improve leadership in universities

Five ways to improve leadership in universities | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Troubled times call for strong leaders – so with tough challenges ahead, higher education needs to be looking forward
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Kaiser Permanente’s New Medical School Will Waive Tuition for Its First 5 Classes

Kaiser Permanente’s New Medical School Will Waive Tuition for Its First 5 Classes | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
By eliminating the financial burden of a medical education, the school hopes that more students will choose family medicine and other vital but lower-paid specialties.
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Charles Eliot Saw the Promise of Public High Schools

Charles Eliot Saw the Promise of Public High Schools | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Charles Eliot charted a course of education reform 150 years ago. Now it falls to us to update his vision for today’s challenges.
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Is artificial intelligence the future of education?

Is artificial intelligence the future of education? | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
One UAE-based tech company, Alef Education, is hoping to answer that question with their educational AI platform. But there's debate over whether the benefits outweigh potential privacy concerns and increased screen time.
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The Two Codes Your Kids Need to Know

The Two Codes Your Kids Need to Know | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
The College Board came up with a surprising conclusion about keys to success for college and life.
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Universities have made progress on responding to sexual assault, but there's more to be done

Universities have made progress on responding to sexual assault, but there's more to be done | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Universities have done a lot over the last two years to respond to the high rate of sexual assault and harassment on campus, but we still don't know whether rates of incidents have dropped.
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'Breaking down walls not building them'

'Breaking down walls not building them' | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
The University of Toronto is using Donald Trump and Brexit to poach international students.
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Policy Makers Need a New Path to Education Reform

Policy Makers Need a New Path to Education Reform | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Policy makers need to question their assumptions about what makes a good school.
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The Kids Are Right: School Is Boring

Out-of-school learning is often more meaningful than anything that happens in a classroom. Kevin Bushweller tackles the relevance gap.
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US fake university: India anger after students arrested

US fake university: India anger after students arrested | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Dozens of students were arrested for enrolling at a fake campus set up by US immigration officials.
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Why Build a Boot Camp?

Ever-increasing numbers of universities and colleges are teaming up with boot camps to deliver tech training. Does your campus need one too?
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Digitally tracking student behaviour in the classroom encourages compliance, not learning

Digitally tracking student behaviour in the classroom encourages compliance, not learning | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Teachers should seriously reconsider using technology to monitor behaviour because of the negative impact it could have on students.
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Melbourne University Publishing CEO Louise Adler and board members quit over change in direction

Melbourne University Publishing CEO Louise Adler and board members quit over change in direction | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
The chief executive Louise Adler, as well as several members of the board of Melbourne University Publishing (MUP), step down after the university says it will refocus on being a high-quality scholarly press.
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'It's a bit silly': Universities re-name O-Week, dump term 'fresher'

'It's a bit silly': Universities re-name O-Week, dump term 'fresher' | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
In a bid to change the boozy, sleazy reputation of O-Week and Fresher Fest, universities are changing their names.
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Research shows students are as good as professors in tutorial teaching

Research shows students are as good as professors in tutorial teaching | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
As students return to campuses this week, new research shows universities could save money by not asking professors to teach tutorials because they are no more effective than student instructors.
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Public schools lack resources to meet needs of 'invisible' students with disabilities

Public schools lack resources to meet needs of 'invisible' students with disabilities | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
New figures reveal that 88 per cent of principals are redirecting funds from other areas of the school budget to help cater for children with disabilities. 
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One-fifth of Australian adults have limited literacy and numeracy: OECD

One-fifth of Australian adults have limited literacy and numeracy: OECD | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
The findings come amid widespread changes in job markets globally, with 14 per cent of jobs analysed across 32 OECD countries set to become fully automated.
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Male teachers are most likely to rate highly in university student feedback

Male teachers are most likely to rate highly in university student feedback | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
A study or more than 500,000 surveys shows university students demonstrate bias against women teachers, and particularly women from non-English speaking backgrounds.
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Schools in England Introduce a New Subject: Mindfulness

Schools in England Introduce a New Subject: Mindfulness | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
As mental health problems among children increase, the government will try having students practice mindfulness, relaxation and breathing exercises.
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Universities need banking-style commission, says Aussie businessman

Mark Bouris: Universities are a rip-off.
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No classrooms, no year levels: How to build a new school in 2019

No classrooms, no year levels: How to build a new school in 2019 | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
When Canberra’s newest public school opens its doors on Monday, it will also open a window into the future of education in the capital.
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Hungary's state-sponsored schoolbooks have teachers worried

Hungary's state-sponsored schoolbooks have teachers worried | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Flick through a Hungarian history book for high school students, and you're left in no doubt about the government's view on migrants.
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What Bennett College’s Pledge Drive Foreshadows for Black Colleges

What Bennett College’s Pledge Drive Foreshadows for Black Colleges | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Bennett College in North Carolina needed to raise $5 million to try to save its accreditation. Meanwhile, transformational donations are going to other schools.
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A Small New England College Struggles to Survive

A Small New England College Struggles to Survive | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Is there still room for unconventional schools like Hampshire College?
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Former Perth student returns stolen stickers to primary school ... 28 years later

Former Perth student returns stolen stickers to primary school ... 28 years later | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
"I’m writing this note in order to make an apology and ‘put things right!’"
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Britain's first female black headteacher

Britain's first female black headteacher | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it

In 1969 Yvonne Conolly became Britain's first female black headteacher.


Arriving from Jamaica in the early 60s she had worked her way up the teaching profession.


When she was made headmistress of a London primary school she received racist abuse from some people but refused to let them define her relationship with the children she taught.

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