Daily Archives: May 5, 2014

Saudi Arabia Aims to Construct World’s Tallest Building name mile Kingdom Tower in Jeddah,

Kingdom Tower project in Jeddah progressing as planned
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), headed the fifth board of directors meeting of Jeddah Economic Company (JEC) in Riyadh with the board members.
The board members are Abdulrahman Hassan Sharbatly, Saleh… http://pakedu.net/world-news/saudi-arabia-aims-to-construct-worlds-tallest-building-name-mile-kingdom-tower-in-jeddah/ Jeddah Economic Company (JEC), Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), Kingdom Real Estate Development Company (KRED), Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, mile Kingdom Tower, Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Tower Continue reading

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Teen chooses from 8 Ivy League offers

A teenager in the US has announced his university choice, after being offered a place at all eight Ivy League institutions.Kwasi Enin, whose parents emigrated from Ghana in the 1980s, attracted national attention after receiving the offers in March, including an appearance on the Late Show with… http://pakedu.net/world-education/teen-chooses-from-8-ivy-league-offers/ Continue reading

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Silent tribute to stabbed teacher

Ann Maguire had worked at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds for over 40 years and was due to retire in September Head teachers have held a minute’s silence for teacher Ann Maguire, who was stabbed to death in front of her pupils at a school in Leeds.

Mrs Maguire, 61, was attacked… http://pakedu.net/world-education/silent-tribute-to-stabbed-teacher/ Continue reading

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Tory council warns Gove of flaw in academy schools’ admissions policy

 Michael Gove visits the Woodpecker Hall Primary Academy Free School.
Michael Gove has been warned of a major flaw in the practice of allowing academies to determine their own admission policies in a letter from the prime minister’s local Tory-led county council.
Academies can turn… http://pakedu.net/world-education/tory-council-warns-gove-of-flaw-in-academy-schools-admissions-policy/ Continue reading

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Blunkett school plans ‘could end Balkanisation of education’

David Blunkett’s education proposals have encountered scepticism from some teacher unions, including the NUT.
Labour’s proposal to devolve power over academies and free schools to a network of local school commissioners has been praised as ending the Balkanisation of education in… http://pakedu.net/world-education/blunkett-school-plans-could-end-balkanisation-of-education/ Continue reading

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David Laws announces further £2bn for reconstruction of state school buildings

David Laws said that a total of £18bn was being spent on school buildings over the course of this parliament.
A further £2bn is to be made available for rebuilding decrepit state school buildings and facilities to continue an existing £2.4bn programme that is rebuilding 261 schools in England in… http://pakedu.net/world-education/david-laws-announces-further-2bn-for-reconstruction-of-state-school-buildings/ Continue reading

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Tired of your landlord? A student cooperative could be the answer

Cooperatives could soon be common in the Edinburgh student housing market.
Are you tired of dealing with landlords? The questionable plumbing skills, the endless ignored requests to have that grim shower curtain replaced, the battle to get your deposit returned?
For students in the UK, riding… http://pakedu.net/world-education/tired-of-your-landlord-a-student-cooperative-could-be-the-answer/ Continue reading

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