Education News Headlines

Three Jews charged with arson at Hebrew-Arabic school

Jerusalem , Dec 15

The Jerusalem District Attorney's Office Monday filed an indictment against three right-wing Jewish activists for setting fire to a Hebrew-Arabic school in Jerusalem last month.

God willing I will return to Pakistan soon: Malala Yousafzai

Islamabad , Dec 12

Pakistan's Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has said that she intends to return to Pakistan next year, media reported Friday.

Age no factor for proficiency in foreign language

London , Dec 11

A Swiss linguist has debunked the myth that the earlier you start learning a foreign language systematically, the better the language level will be in the long run.

Greek convict ends hunger strike after education win

Athens , Dec 10

Greek convict Nikos Romanos ended a 31-day hunger strike Wednesday after a legislative amendment on the terms for prisoners' educational leave was endorsed by the assembly.

Undergraduate programme brings US degree closer to home

Mumbai , Dec 10

Bringing the benefits of global education to Indian students, Mumbai-based Global Pathways Institute has launched a four-year undergraduate pathway programme in alliance with the Arcadia University in the US.

Indian university offers scholarships to Afghan students

Chandigarh , Dec 15

In an effort to strengthen people-to-people linkages between India and Afghanistan, the OP Jindal Global University (JGU) in Sonipat, Haryana, has announced 100 percent scholarship for five girls and 50 percent scholarship for all students from Afghanistan.

IS shuts down classes, sends students to militia schools in Syria

Beirut , Dec 11

The Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group has shut down classes at schools in the Syrian town of Manbej and sent students to Islamist educational centres managed by the radicals, activists said Thursday.

Glad an Indian and a Pakistani can unite for rights: Malala

Oslo , Dec 10

Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist espousing education for girls said Wednesday that she was glad she received the Nobel Peace Prize together with India's Kailash Satyarti because it showed the world that an Indian and a Pakistani could work together for children's rights.

Satyarthi, Malala receive Nobel Peace Prize

Oslo , Dec 10

India's child rights crusader Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's girls' education activist Malala Yousafzai received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo Wednesday evening.

Are you good at maths? Read on

New York , Dec 10

Thinking you are good at maths and actually being good at it are not the same thing, a new research says.