교육부, ‘공공데이터’ 활용 대학생 창업 아이디어 경진대회 개최

[한국대학신문 김의진 기자] 교육부가 대학생과 대학원생을 대상으로 교육 공공데이터를 활용한 ‘창업 아이디어’ 경진대회를 실시한다. 최우수상 수상자에게는 부총리 겸 교육부 장관상이 수여된다.교육부는 한국대학교육협의회, 한국교육학술정보원과 공동으로 ‘제2회 교육 공공데이터 활용대회’를 개최한다고 6일 밝혔다.이번 대회는 ‘교육 공공데이터를 활용한 창의적 아이디어’가 주제로, 대학‧대학원생, 일반인을 대상으로 하는 ‘창업 아이디어 분야’와 초등학교 4~6학년과 중‧고등학생이 참가할 수 있는 ‘데..

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Scottish politicians call for urgent action to stop Gaelic dying out

Finance secretary, Kate Forbes, among those asking for language to be prioritisedSenior politicians in Scotland’s Gaelic-speaking areas have called for the language to be given much greater priority in civil and public life to stop it dying out.Kate Forbes, the Scottish finance secretary, and Alasdair Allan, a former minister, said Gaelic had to be given precedence or parity in all areas of public life and the economy across Gaelic areas of the Highlands and islands. Continue reading...

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PE sport premium finally gets confirmation for the coming school year

£320m funding gets thumbs-up after campaigners’ callsFarah, Cockcroft and Tuilagi signed letter to the government The government has responded to calls from campaigners and confirmed the primary physical education and sport premium for the next school year. The PE premium is a ring-fenced top-up to school funding which helps ensure every primary school-age child gets 60 minutes of physical activity a week. The £320m fund has been in place since 2013 but had not been confirmed for September, leaving schools uncertain as to their planning for the year.A series of athletes including Sir Mo Farah, Hannah Cockroft and Manu Tuilagi wrote to the government two weeks ago calling for the premium ..

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Weird but true: lockdown has made many families happier

Almost a third of mothers tell a survey that despite home schooling and financial worries they feel closer to their familiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSome people may disagree, but a new study suggests that lockdown has strengthened many parents’ relationships with their children.The research, published by the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex, finds that around a quarter of parents report that their relationship with their children has improved since the government introduced its stay-at-home policy. Less than 5% said it had become worse. The results are based on research for the Understanding Society Covid-19 survey, ..

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Our school systems are broken. Let's grab this chance to remake them | Peter Hyman

Classrooms returning to normal is a priority. But why not create a ‘new normal’, fuelled by lessons learned in lockdown?I don’t want schools to “get back to normal”.It’s tempting to crave a return to life before this horrible pandemic struck. There’s no doubt that those of us who love the buzz of a school community, the thrill of teaching, the boundless energy of children, have missed those compelling and life-affirming interactions. Continue reading...

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Gove and Johnson 'sold as slaves' at Oxford student charity event

After PM’s behaviour with the Bullingdon Club, evidence emerges of further antics at Union Society fundraiser It may have only merited a few paragraphs in the student newspaper and have taken place 33 years ago, but an Oxford Union Society “slave auction” in which Boris Johnson and Michael Gove were involved is powerful proof of how politicians’ pasts can come back to haunt them.“Union slave auction” was the headline in Cherwell, the journal for Oxford students, on 12 June 1987. The small story has escaped the notice of the two men’s biographers and their profile writers until now. Continue reading...

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Teachers urge suspension of English school league tables in 2021

Unions and headteachers say it would be unfair to compare performance next year because of lockdown’s effects on pupilsTeachers and headteachers are calling on the government to suspend league tables for schools in England next year, arguing they are unfair and will place too much pressure on staff and pupils whose routine has been disrupted by lockdown.It would be meaningless and counterproductive to compare the performance of schools based on tests taken at the end of primary and secondary education next year, the National Education Union (NEU) the National Association of Headteachers (NAHT) and the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) have warned. Continue reading...

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[시론] 코로나19 팬데믹 위기와 슬기로운 대학 교육

벌써 7월이다. 지난 3월 미국 대학들이 원격 수업으로의 전환을 발표한 뒤 학생들은 모두 캠퍼스를 떠났다. 그 이후로 온라인 수업 워크숍, 비상 대책 회의, 원격 수업, 학생 개별 면담과 연구 관련 웨비나(Webinar) 등으로 다양한 줌(Zoom) 미팅을 원더우먼처럼 소화하면서 종강을 맞았다.어느새 여름이 성큼 다가왔지만 상황은 앞으로도 한동안 좋아질 것 같지가 않고, 원격 강의의 질적 향상과 재정난 등의 난제들을 안은 채 대학들은 다음 학기 준비로 분주하다. '위기가 기회'라고도 하지만, 앞날이 불투명한 상황 속에

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[대학通] 변화를 선택하기

등록금 반환 갈등, 대면시험 혼선, 온라인 부정행위, 멀어진 관계들. 대학에는 여전히 혼란스러운 이야기가 가득 남은 채 한 학기가 마무리됐다. 사람 만날 일이 적어 피곤함이 줄었다는 학생들, 온라인으로 학습하는 전공이 너무 어렵다는 학생들, 아르바이트와 인턴까지 모두 뜬구름처럼 사라져버려 갈팡질팡하는 학생들. 각자의 이야기 속에 담긴 상황은 달랐지만 도무지 손에 잡히지 않는 일상생활과 허공에 붕붕 떠도는 시간을 느끼는 점만은 비슷할 것이다. 그럼에도 코로나19와는 상관없이 놀거리를 즐기고, 취업하는 사람..

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