Experts stress on right method of learning English

November 20, 2008

KOLKATA, INDIA–Experts argue that English cannot be taught through Bengali medium and the earlier system of teaching English in state-run schools was faulty. “One cannot rely on the existing teaching mechanism in the state for teaching English full story
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Expansion of Family Literacy Centers

November 20, 2008

LEARNING THE LANGUAGEThe National Center for Family Literacy has announced that it will expand its family literacy centers for Hispanic and immigrant families to five new cities. They are: Las Vegas, Las Cruces, N.M.; Long Beach, Calif.; Memphis, Tenn.; and full story
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Fifth roundtable to discuss teaching of Maths and Science in English

November 20, 2008

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA–The Education Ministry will conduct a fifth round table to get more input before deciding whether to continue with the policy to teach mathematics and science in English. Deputy Ministers Datuk Razali Ismail and full story
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Worldwide financial crisis jeopardizes student loans

November 20, 2008

FOREST GROVE, OR–When Kelly Wild decided she wanted to be an eye doctor, she cast her gaze on Pacific University in Forest Grove. Things were going swimmingly for the 36-year-old optometry student from Regina, Saskatchewan until September, when full story
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B.C. #1 DESTINATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

November 20, 2008

VICTORIA, CANADA–B.C. is the number one destination of choice for international students coming to Canada, announced Advanced Education and Labour Market Development Minister Murray Coell during International Education Week. full story
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Chinese student enrollment hits record levels

November 20, 2008

WICHITA, KS–Fei Li first learned of Wichita State University from a friend of a friend when she was considering leaving China to study at an American university. She was told the people in Wichita are “very nice.” “He said it’s not like New York full story
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New report: More English-language learners in Iowa schools

November 20, 2008

DES MOINES, IA–The number of Iowa students with limited English-speaking skills has skyrocketed over time but their test scores have fallen, according to an Iowa Department of Education report released today. About 14,000 students who full story
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‘English for Employment’ project fast-tracked

November 20, 2008

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA–Fifty thousand school leavers would be targeted by a special project launched by the state in collaboration with the BoI and sections of the local corporate community for empowering these young persons with requisite English full story
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Fiscal woes impact admissions

November 20, 2008

LOS ANGELES, CA–In order to ease the impact of recent and anticipated budget cuts, the Chancellor’s Enrollment Advisory Committee is looking closely at a variety of options dealing with admissions, including declining the rate of transfer students full story
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