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Pakistan to receive US$1 billion aid boost to tackle "Education Emergency"
(Channel NewsAsia- 1 April 2014)
The UN has announced that $1 billion will be donated by the international community to help achieve the goal of universal education in Pakistan.
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Educators survey the state of higher learning in Asia
 (The Chronicles of Higher Education- 30 March 2014)
A desire to produce well-rounded graduates, an influx of Chinese students, heartburn over university rankings: Such universal topics were among the subjects of discussion at the three-day annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Association for International Education in Seoul, South Korea, which ended March 20.
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Film school needs to wake up to TV phenomenon, says Burning Bush co-producer Tomáš Hrubý
(Radio Praha- 31 March 2014)
Burning Bush, which explores the aftermath of the 1969 self-immolation of Jan Palach, recently swept the boards at the Czech Lion film awards. The Best Director prize went to Agnieszka Holland, while among those collecting a Lion for Best Film was producer Tomáš Hrubý.
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How to teach … autism awareness
(The Guardian- 31 March 2014)
To mark World Autism Awareness Day here are some lesson resources and teaching tips to help teachers support those directly affected and ensure all students understand the disorder.
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Kindness Foundation provides Bibles to students in Russia, Ukraine
(Hattiesburg American- 3 April 2014)
After 23 years of watching the lives of Russian and Ukrainian citizens improve, Kindness International Founder Olga Lutsenko said she credits much of the countries’ successes to one common element: the Bible.
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Romanian NGO starts testing campaign and alternative education program for gifted children
(Romania-Insider- 2 April 2014)
A Romanian association has started a campaign to identify gifted children in order to support their abilities via a differentiated education.
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U.S. Students score above average on first PISA problem-solving exam
(Education Week- 1 April 2014)
U.S. 15-year-olds scored above average on a first-of-its-kind international assessment that measured creative problem-solving skills.
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Basketball academy's empty promises
 (The Chronicles of Higher Education- 31 March 2014)
For one prep team, cramped apartments, a few bucks for pizza, and barely any school.
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Nurseries 'no longer told to give infants a daytime nap'
 (The Telegraph- 1 April 2014)
Campaigners accuse the government of attempting to prevent nurseries giving infants time to sleep during the day as part of the ongoing 'schoolification' of the early years .
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Plan for 'Sharia-compliant' student loans to get more Muslims into university
 (The Telegraph- 3 April 2014)
A new system of “Sharia-compliant” student loans is to be launched to allow more Muslim students to go to university, it has been announced.
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