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The National Science Foundation is seeking qualified candidates for Science Education Administrator (Program Director) positions in the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), Alexandria, VA.

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The Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) within the Education and Human Resources Directorate (EHR) announces a nationwide search for one or more full time permanent Program Directors at the National

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House committee subpoenas Education Department staff over for-profit colleges

Democrats on the House Education Committee have issued subpoenas for several career staff at the Department of Education as the panel investigates the owner of several for-profit colleges. 

The committee had been investigating department personnel since last year over the department’s handling of Dream Center Education Holdings as it collapsed. Dream Center owns the Art Institutes, Argosy University and South University.  

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Pandemic Widens Learning Gap in Education-Obsessed S. Korea | World News

By HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When South Korea began its delayed school year with remote learning in April, that spelled trouble for low-income students who rely on public education, get easily distracted and cannot afford cram schools or tutors used by many in this education-obsessed country.

Students like Han Shin Bi, who struggled to concentrate.

“Online classes were really inconvenient,” said Han, a high school senior in Seoul. “I ended up with a bad grade (in an exam) because I didn’t really focus on studying while online. It was a blow.”

Like legions of other

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Personalized, Real-World, And Experiential Learning Is The Future Of Education

Topline: The model for higher education is failing learners and it is inaccessible to others. Fortunately, new innovations are beginning to break down the barriers to learning by making it personalized, real-world, and experiential. Between Arizona State University, which just announced an application of virtual reality, to DataCamp, which just released a set of interactive and hands-on curricula, the future is bright.

There is a general recognition that higher education is not currently serving the needs of learners and the workforce alike.

For example, employers routinely complain about a skills gap, particularly in new

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Higher Education’s Big Shake-Up Is Underway

College closures, academic program terminations and institutional mergers are nothing new on the higher education landscape. They’ve gone on for decades, particularly during tight financial times. But this year, during what looks like just the initial phases of the coronavirus pandemic, large-scale administrative restructuring in higher education is accelerating at a pace seldom, if ever, seen before.

No mistake about it: the Big Shake-Up is underway.

Campus Closures

Already during 2020, a number

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