Mar 21, 2015

Paper airplanes, parents help Indian pupils outsmart state exams

Around 600 high school students in eastern India have been expelled for cheating on pressure-packed 10th grade examinations this week, education authorities said Friday. The incident has gotten widespread attention after Indian television footage showed parents and friends of students scaling the outer walls ...

Mar 18, 2015

Tokyo University inks partnership agreement with Cambridge

The University of Tokyo has formed a strategic partnership with the University of Cambridge to deepen exchanges with the elite British university, including faculty and student exchanges, as well as joint workshops. Japan’s top-ranked university said the partnership, similar to ones it has also ...

Maine educator awarded $1 million Global Teacher Prize

Mar 16, 2015

Maine educator awarded $1 million Global Teacher Prize

An English teacher from rural Maine won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize on Sunday after 42 years of work as an innovator and pioneer in teaching literature. Nancie Atwell plans to donate the full amount to the Center for Teaching and Learning which ...