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Man With Urge to ‘Rape and Kill a Woman’ Charged in the Death of a Top Amateur Golfer in Iowa

NYTimes - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 22:07
Celia Barquín Arozamena, 22, who won the Big 12 women’s championship in April, was attacked while playing a course near Iowa State University.
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Jesse Rieser’s best photograph: footballers say goodbye to the game

the guardian - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 19:32

‘I’ve had hip surgery once, shoulder surgery twice, my left knee needs replacing and my back is ruined. This was their farewell to football – and mine too’

Football was everything to me in my teenage years. My father and grandfather played, so there was never any question that I would. But when I was offered football scholarships, I turned them down to study the arts. Coming back 20 years later to shoot the game I gave up for photography gave me a rush of nostalgia.

This shot is of the Vikings, a high-school team in Phoenix, Arizona. I chose this school because it was like the one I attended, with the same vast array of social, economic and ethnic backgrounds. I spent the whole season with the Vikings, getting to know the boys and their families. I realised how much the game meant to them – and how much it still means to me.

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En 2019, 2 600 postes seront supprimés au collège et au lycée, et 1 900 créés dans le primaire

lemonde_edu - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 18:19
Le ministère de l’éducation a précisé mercredi l’annonce faite deux jours plus tôt par Jean-Michel Blanquer concernant les suppressions d’emploi pour l’année scolaire 2019-2020.
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« Mettre en place toujours plus d’évaluation à l’école n’est pas une solution »

lemonde_edu - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 18:03
Le professeur de philosophie Thomas Schauder, s’appuyant sur des écrits de sa consœur Angélique del Rey, revient sur les annonces du ministre de l’éducation et sur leur compatibilité avec son projet d’« école de la bienveillance ».
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Oxford English Dictionary asks teenagers to explain modern slang

the guardian - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 17:28

OED wants young people to share their ‘particularly elusive’ language, as it evolves through media such as Snapchat and WhatsApp

The venerable Oxford English Dictionary has launched an appeal to teenagers, hoping they can help it get to grips with slippery teenage slang such as “hench” and “dank”.

Citing its aim to “record all distinctive words that shape the language, old and new, formal and informal”, the OED said that slang terms were “always challenging” for dictionary editors to track. Young people’s language today is “particularly elusive”, because terms change rapidly and communication methods such as WhatsApp and Snapchat have made it more difficult to monitor the changing vocabulary.

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Pour une « éthique » pluraliste « de l’intelligence artificielle »

lemonde_edu - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 15:45
L’IA nous fait entrer dans l’ère de la « personnalisation de masse », mais les systèmes de ciblage restent très subjectifs, met en garde l’expert financier Matthieu Sénéchal dans une tribune au « Monde ».
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Trois mères occupent des grues pour alerter sur la situation des enfants handicapés

lemonde_edu - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 14:00
Les associations dénoncent notamment le nombre insuffisant d’auxiliaires de vie scolaire, qui permettent aux enfants handicapés d’aller à l’école.
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Grenfell: Back to the school

bbc education - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 12:56
15 months after Grenfell, the school below the tower reopens its doors - what's it like to return?
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L’école peine à s’adapter aux enfants handicapés

lemonde_edu - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 12:52
Les parcours à la carte voulus par « l’école inclusive » promise par Emmanuel Macron restent difficiles à mettre en œuvre.
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Cleaner enjoys holiday paid for by Bristol university students

bbc education - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 12:46
Bristol university students raised £1,500 so Herman Gordon and his wife could visit Jamaica.
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Other countries are proud of their universities. The UK must be too | Chris Husbands

the guardian - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 09:29

Universities are on the defensive over policy and funding, but it’s time to reset the agenda – we need them more than ever

Since 1970, the world’s population has essentially doubled. That’s a striking figure in itself, but there’s another to set alongside it: enrolment in the world’s universities has increased six-fold.

In China, Africa, India and Latin America, new universities are being established and increasing numbers of young people are flocking to them. Participation in higher education in China has risen to over 45%. In South Korea, perhaps the world’s most technologically advanced economy, it’s above 70%. The world is becoming more educated.

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Sarah Bouteldja, la décrocheuse devenue manageuse

lemonde_edu - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 09:00
A l’occasion de la 11e Journée du refus de l’échec scolaire, portrait d’une trentenaire accomplie, qui dirige une équipe de 20 personnes, dix ans après avoir abandonné son bac pro.
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'I'm a living manifestation of possibility': South Africa's emissary on disability

the guardian - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 09:00

Eddie Ndopu defied expectations as the first African with a disability to graduate from Oxford. Now he wants to be the first wheelchair user in space

Eddie Ndopu was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy when he was two. His mother was told he wouldn’t live past five. But he defied the doctors and now aged 27 insists no child with a disability should be left behind. He became the first African with a disability to graduate from Oxford University. He describes himself as young, black, disabled and queer, and “a living manifestation of possibility – 90% of children with a disability across the developing world don’t have access to education … I don’t want us to just have the ramp, I want us to have the whole building.” He has just become a global ambassador for humanity and inclusion.

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Oxford 'spends £108,000' to recruit each extra low income student

the guardian - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 09:00

New figures reveal scale of challenge as pupils from independent schools still dominate admissions

Oxford University spends more than £100,000 for each additional student from a poor background it admits every year, according to a new analysis of its efforts to improve access.

Figures published in Prospect show that Oxford’s “cost of acquisition” for every extra student from a low-income area admitted since 2009 is £108,000. The data is based on Oxford’s record of admitting about 10 extra students from low-income postcodes each year between 2009 and 2016, spending at least £14m a year on access and widening participation as required by higher education regulators.

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Jack Lang : « Développons l’enseignement de l’arabe dans les écoles »

lemonde_edu - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 07:45
Le ministre de l’éducation, Jean-Michel Blanquer a annoncé vouloir renforcer l’apprentissage de la langue arabe à l’école. Une position saluée par Jack Lang, président de l’Institut du monde arabe et ancien ministre de l’éducation nationale.
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Beating the odds

bbc education - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 04:27
A school in Bradford is achieving impressive results in English and maths, by rebuilding its curriculum around music.
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'Sexist, unsafe' world experienced by young girls

bbc education - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 03:27
A Girlguiding UK survey of girls and young women reveals many do not feel safe outside their homes.
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The chef using 60,000-year-old recipes

bbc education - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 02:27
A top chef says his awards are owed to learning skills from indigenous Australian recipes and ingredients.
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Ministers face defeat over primary tests

bbc education - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 02:19
Opposition parties are set to defeat the Scottish government over assessments for P1 pupils.
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Universities must follow Glasgow and own up to their role in the slave trade | Afua Hirsch

the guardian - Τρίτη, 18/09/2018 - 20:49
The legacy of slavery in the UK should be studied, starting with universities acknowledging their own history

Pity our universities. They have become globalised into a competitive market, each one’s brand resting on the depth of its history, the accomplishments of its alumni, and the integrity of its intellectual rigour. What happens when these very features turn out to be in conflict? Take the University of Glasgow, for example, one of whose most historic figures, a former student and rector, went on to use his education to assist in the lucrative tax affairs of the slave trade. It’s hard to ignore the story of Robert Cunninghame Graham, receiver-general in late 18th century Jamaica, and owner of numerous slaves.

Related: Glasgow University to make amends over slavery profits of past

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