Opening traditional theatres and smaller venues may not be physically or financially viable. But with winter coming and the arts industry floundering, something needs to be done.
Countries such as Japan and Finland have consistently boasted top scores — and high secondary school graduation rates.
Implementing educational policies that promote long-term achievement and attainment is possible, but requires going beyond news headlines.
A chicotte (a whip with rubber bands) lies alongside a teacher’s materials in the CAR. Violence is common in classrooms.
The most effective way to provide children in the CAR with access to education is to aim interventions at them directly.
A Münster, l'Union chrétienne-sociale (CSU), l'Union chrétienne-démocrate (CDU) et le Parti populaire européen (PPE) lancent la campagne électorale européenne le 27 avril 2019. Au centre, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (CDU). Deuxième à partir de la gauche, Markus Soeder (CSU). A eux deux, Manfred Weber (PPE).
Comment l'Union européenne est-elle perçue, de Rome à Oslo, en passant par Berlin, Amsterdam, Stockholm et Prague ? A l'occasion du renouvellement du Parlement européen, six experts répondent.
In Muenster, Germany, the Christian Social Union (CSU), Christian Democratic Union (CDU), and European People’s Party (EPP) launch the European election campaign on April 27, 2019. In the center, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, leader of the CDU. Second from left, Markus Soeder, leader of the CSU. Between them, Manfred Weber, top EPP candidate for the European elections.
Ahead of the 2019 EU elections, experts from the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and Norway look at how the EU is perceived, key issues and perspectives for the election.
Policies that cut school expenditures under the premise of “doing more with less” can also contribute to a decrease in high school graduation rates that could easily cancel out those savings.
While the purpose of education can't be reduced to promoting economic growth, every child out of school represents both lost opportunities — and huge economic costs — for countries.
Policy-makers must remember that the social consequences of a test are just as important as the test’s content.
The stakes could be highest for students around the world as education systems decide how to respond to the changing shape of global standardized testing.
Both first- and second-generation immigrants in British Columbia and Ontario outperformed their non-immigrant counterparts in science literacy, in the 2015 Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Programme for International Student Assessment.
First and second-generation immigrants perform well in many Canadian provinces that take an "accommodation" approach.
Humans are the only ape that sings, but we're also the only ape that sings poorly. It's a lot easier to whistle.
Impact investors are funding programs for homeless Australians and those in poverty.
Research shows that 'impact investing' not only delivers good financial returns, but it supports a great many social and environmental programs in Australia.
Quelle est la meilleure façon pour l’Europe de prendre en charge ses personnes âgées?
Le vieillissement de la population européenne appelle à de nouveaux modes de soins, et pourquoi pas, à une politique commune de la prise en charge des personnes âgées.
How can Europe best take care of its elderly?
By 2050, over 36% of Europe's population will be 65-plus, leading to a shortage of professional and informal caretakers across the region. Coordination on elder care may be the EU's best bet.
Refugee Talent, a digital matching platform to assist refugees in finding work in Australia, emerged out of one of the Techfugee Sydney Hackathon events.
Social enterprises set up by refugees are also helping countries to overcome some of the challenges of economic and social integration of new arrivals.
We need a clear understanding of how well immigrant students perform in education systems in order to best serve them.
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The future of our country depends on our youth. Many of our youth are immigrant students and we need to understand how to best support them so we can thrive as a nation.
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Three techniques Andy Warhol used can also help you to take and post pictures that people will find engaging.
Dutch populism goes back much further than Trump, Brexit or even Geert Wilders.
Getting a leg over in 1989.
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Germany and the rest of Europe are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the associated communist regimes in Eastern Europe. This event had colossal repercussions in the…
Which self are you expressing when you vent online?
The censuring of an academic in the US for sending out an offensive tweet has led many university tweeters to pause for thought. Geoffrey Miller, an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University…