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Odyssey Wine Academy, a woman-led wine s...

Homer’s epic poem “The Odyssey” chronicles the trials and tribulations of Odysseus on his journey home from the Trojan War. In Healdsburg, Odyssey is also the name of a new wine academy, the first of its kind in northern Sonoma County. Specifically, Odyssey Wine Academy offers courses for the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) […]

Revised Promotion Policy 2020-21 Extende...

The revised promotion policy 2020-21 has been extended for grades 9 and 11 in public and private schools for the current academic session, given the “exceptional circumstances” due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The order issued by Director of Education Himanshu Gupta states that in view of the assessment system issued by the CBSE, necessary changes […]

San Diego County and Oceanside Union Sch...

It has been nearly two years since millions of students were first driven out of local schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, many have wondered if online learning is slowing academic progress, and if so, by how much. That question has proven difficult to answer, as in light of the virus, California skipped […]

Chinese money pours into UK universities

March 12, 2022 SPARTICIPATING STUDENTS The University of Liverpool can study at an affiliated campus near Shanghai. The University of Manchester has research links with nine Chinese universities and is home to Britain’s second Confucius Institute, a language school and a cultural center funded by the Chinese government. At least 15% of students at the […]

5 SAP S/4HANA Certification and Training...

As SAP S/4HANA adoption has slowed during the COVID-19 pandemic, enterprises are again undertaking implementation and migration projects to meet the 2030 support deadline for SAP ERP Central Component ( ECC), according to a report by Information Services Group, a research and consulting firm. As more organizations adopt S/4HANA as their ERP system of […]

A chef co-authored a book on typical Sou...

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Chef Kevin Mitchell hasn’t felt that kind of excitement since defending his master’s thesis at the University of Mississippi. After months of research, writing, and editing — much of it during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — Mitchell finally got to see a finished copy of “Taste the State: South Carolina’s Signature […]

South Jersey schools brace for end of ma...

In just over a week, on March 7, New Jersey school districts will be free to adopt their own mask policies, with most South Jersey schools taking the opportunity to remove breathing screens. This means New Jersey students, who have been forced to learn remotely or attend school under state mask mandates since the COVID-19 […]

Basma did not know how to drive when she...

“At the traffic lights, go straight ahead. Please don’t rush,” she said. “It’s school time now, so you need to slow down. So drive 35 kilometers an hour, please.” Basma, 40, says that after about 10 lessons, her student is ready to take the next step. “I teach her all about driving and she gets […]

Auburn University Korea Center-King Sejo...

Body of the review We live in a diverse world, where being multilingual is a valuable skill to possess. The possibility of learning a second language involves more than the basics of language. It allows you to fully immerse yourself in a new culture and helps you understand specific cultural aspects like food, religious beliefs, […]

New York to donate $10 million to Asian ...

New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Sunday that $10 million will be donated to organizations supporting Asian American communities disproportionately affected by the pandemic. Funding will be allocated through the Asian American Federation, the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, and the China-American Planning Council, and these organizations will distribute the money to […]

School board member’s remark angers NHS

NORTHAMPTON – Eleven educators from Northampton High School have written an open letter asking the school committee to apologize to students in the district for a comment made by Ward 4 member Michael Stein expressing concern that a program of Embedded honors creates an atmosphere of “second-class learners alongside first-class learners. Stein said Monday the […]

English Language Learning Market Size, S...

New Jersey, United States,- A recent report titled English learning market by Verified Market Research highlights industry dynamics, current and future trends that play a key role in determining business expansion. The report also highlights the key driving factors and restraints impacting the growth. For a comprehensive understanding, the experts have reviewed the regulatory scenario, […]

Bilingual program aims to train students...

Two Catholic high schools on Long Island were struggling to enroll, so church leaders came up with a bold plan: turn them into a bilingual, bilingual school. Six months after the start of the Diocese of Rockville Center’s first venture into bilingual programs, the dual-campus Our Lady of Guadalupe School in Central Islip and Deer […]

Around Town: Company Spends $1 Million t...

In the latest column, news about a substantial endowment in the effort to maintain Cantonese classes at Stanford, the opening of new express lanes on U.S. Highway 101 just north of Palo Alto, and seed funding to raise challenges related to the pandemic. CULTURAL PRESERVATION… The future of Cantonese classes at Stanford University has been […]

Shortage of instructors affecting adult ...

Each year, Sandhills Community College helps more than 400 people return to school after years, if not decades, out of the classroom. But Sandhills’ College and Career Readiness Department now faces a shortage of non-traditional instructors to support these non-traditional learners. The department is not unlike other schools and colleges across the country currently struggling […]

Yo-yos, Asian pride, culture and nervous...

Cayden Shen will be on center court Friday night for the Long Island Nets basketball game, but it’s not the hoops that make him nervous and excited — a Lunar New Year performance makes him more anxious. “It will be my first basketball game, so it will be really cool to attend and play,” 15-year-old […]

School, COVID-19 and the Omicron variant

By Mylika ScatliffeAFRO Women’s Health Writer Dealing with COVID -19 has become a way of life. Two years into this pandemic, it still affects almost every aspect of our lives. Work, play and one of the most important aspects – school. Students at all levels have been affected in one way or another. Kids, parents, […]

Depression linked to belief in COVID-19 ...

Share on PinterestA converted call center acting as a COVID-19 vaccination center on December 16, 2021, near Ramsgate, UK. Leon Neal/WPA Pool/Getty Images The researchers analyzed data from surveys conducted between April and July 2021 that examined the traits, behaviors and beliefs of more than 15,000 adults across the United States. About 30% of respondents […]

“The pandemic has moved digital learning

The pandemic has irritated equations everywhere, driving digital learning forward year after year and has seen Oxford University Press, one of the major players in the educational publishing space, bolster a key learning solution that will now serves more than 150,000 students and more than 7,000 teachers satisfied with its full range of aids. “The […]

Even in times of pandemic, hanging out w...

Stanlee Gatti’s 21 Pop exhibit featuring Arion Press is housed in a plywood booth with letter cutouts in real fonts used by Arion. Photo: Scott Strazzante/The Chronicle When artist Martine Gutierrez opened gift wraps containing a bag of jasmine rice, a rice cooker and a Princess Jasmine doll and matching costume on stage, I had […]

Deaf Black Teen Publishes Own Book About...

Deaf Black Teen Publishes Own Book About American Sign Language She didn’t see herself – a person of color – in American Sign Language books – so she created her own, with family and friends signing the alphabet. DETROIT (FOX 2) – “My name is Khyiana Tate,” she said in sign language. Khyiana Tate is […]

Trustees vote unanimously to save Canton...

City College of San Francisco (CCSF) trustees voted unanimously on Thursday to save its endangered Cantonese curriculum, offering a sense of relief to students and more than 20 Asian organizations that have backed its continuation. The program was nearly canceled in the fall of 2021 due to budget cuts. The college, according to administrators, must […]

Grant awarded to develop the Nez Percé p

Hipéexnu’, a non-profit organization aimed at developing Nez Percé language and culture among youth, has received several grants, including $150,000 from the NewSchools Racial Equity Venture Fund to help strengthen the group’s program. NewSchools helps organizations or nonprofits that want to start a school that offers more diverse options for students and families. The grant […]

Anti-Semitic flyers in Santa Monica scho...

Anti-Semitic flyers that appear to link Jews to the anti-vaccine movement were discovered Thursday morning at several Santa Monica elementary and middle schools, the latest in a string of similar incidents in Los Angeles County, authorities said. School staff members who arrived before 8 a.m. found the posters hanging on walls and signage, among other […]

Garden River First Nation resident captu...

Anishinabek Nation Language Commissioner Barbara Nolan received the Sault Ste. Marie Medal of Merit for her decades of language teaching. – Photo provided By Sam Laskaris GARDEN RIVER FIRST NATION – It’s true that Barbara Nolan doesn’t get too many calls on her cell phone, which is why the 74-year-old Garden River First Nation resident […]

In today’s New Zealand, it’s not just ab

It took a long time for me to embrace my Maori identity. From my mother’s side, I have whakapapa (related by descent) to Kāi Tahu, the largest iwi (tribe) of Te Waipounamu (the south island of New Zealand), but I grew up believing that I was just Pākehā (New Zealand European). I spent most of […]

The mother tongue of Spanish is the key ...

JOHNSON CITY – Language is what binds everything and everyone together for Pamela Avendaño-Rubi, whose native Spanish language was the key to relationships and opportunities throughout her time at East Tennessee State University. “I was born and raised in Mexico, and it wasn’t until maybe seven or eight years that I first learned English. It […]

Filmmaker Zhang Yimou returns for Olympi...

Famous Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou promises simpler opening ceremony for next month’s Beijing Winter Games with bold and unprecedented way of lighting the Olympic flame ThroughThe Associated Press January 8, 2022, 3:53 am • 2 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article BEIJING – Famous Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou is promising a […]

Western Carolina University – NC Scottis

WCU Stories January 6, 2022 By Bill Studenc Members of the NC Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation present a $ 13,000 grant to representatives of the WCU Speech and Hearing Clinic. From left to right: Andrew Norton, WCU graduate in 2002, Franklin Valley representative for NC RiteCare; Traci Rice, 1997 WCU graduate and chair of the […]

American school sees Chinese language as...

CHICAGO - They are teenagers. They started learning Chinese when they were young and are now learning it out of love for Chinese culture. They are from the Chicago Intercultural Montessori Language School, a private, non-profit institution. Mananne Krutsch started learning Chinese at the age of 2. Her parents encouraged her to do this because […]

China’s new intellectual property mediat

Related practices and jurisdictions In what appears to be an effort to standardize and professionalize its mediation practices and procedures, China recently promulgated new rules governing the mediation of intellectual property disputes. Published by the Mediation Center of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, a national foreign trade body, the new rules […]

Duolingo English test receives support, ...

You may be familiar with Duolingo as an app on your mobile phone for learning languages, including English. But the company recently launched an English test that it hopes will gain more acceptance, like the long-established TOEFL and IELTS. TOEFL is an English test from the American organization Educational Testing Service. And the IELTS is […]

Why we use the language of war to talk a...

Much of the pandemic has been described in terms of a “war” on the virus. Communication expert DR ANDREAS MUSOLFF asks if such language is useful Why do we talk and hear (and read) the Covid-19 pandemic so much in terms of war? In the media and in common parlance, patients, hospitals, and entire nation […]

Minot Adult Learning Center Expands GED ...

MINOT, ND (AP) – The Minot Adult Learning Center provides a great opportunity for people who want to earn their high school equivalency diploma or learn English at the same time as they study for a certification in certified nursing assistant. Jennifer Kraft, director of the adult learning center, said the center has received an […]

Minot Adult Learning Center Expands Oppo...

By ANDREA JOHNSON, Minot Daily News MINOT, ND (AP) – The Minot Adult Learning Center provides a great opportunity for people who want to earn their high school equivalency diploma or learn English at the same time as they study for a certification in certified nursing assistant. Jennifer Kraft, director of the adult learning center, […]

People flocked to language apps during t...

In March 2020, as the Covid pandemic was taking hold, the language learning app Duolingo reported double their usual number of registrations. Stuck inside under lockdown orders, people had free time and were looking for ways to occupy it. It wasn’t long before I joined its 500 million users to try to rediscover the feeling […]

Stand for Children tackles inequalities ...

Like many parents, Irma Perdomo has high hopes for her 11-year-old daughter, Bryana. “I love hearing my daughter tell me… that she wants to be like me when she grows up,” Perdomo said in Spanish. “But because I didn’t go to college, I tell her, well, she must be more than me.” “But you help […]

YogaSix makes exercise accessible to eve...

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Editor-in-chief of Pasadena Weekly Erich and Cheri Ehrlich strongly believe in the power of yoga. They want to share their enthusiasm and make exercise accessible to everyone. They do this through their Pasadena studio, YogaSix, which opened in October. “YogaSix is ​​modern yoga, which means we do things a little differently here,” […]

What is your child’s school graduation r

INDIANAPOLIS – New data from the Indiana Department of Education shows fewer high school students are graduating, indicating that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have substantial academic impacts. Data released on Wednesday shows that 86.69% of students in the class of 2021 are graduating. In comparison, before the pandemic, Indiana had an 87.29% graduation rate. […]

Students of the University of the Assump...

WORCESTER – Students and staff at Assumption University lived and studied at Villino Dufault, the university’s Rome campus, for an entire semester during which they were immersed in cuisine, art and culture Italian. The small group of students and staff, which returned to the United States last week, were the first group to spend a […]

Nigerian edtech startup Teesas secures $...

After seven years in the production of electronic gadgets, under his company Imose Technologies, Osayi Izedonmwen took time off to explore an idea he had been playing around with for a while – an edtech startup, Teesas, which now offers video lessons and other digital learning materials for Nigerian learners. Teesas, which launched less than […]

Quebec’s discriminatory bill 21 leads to

A third-grade teacher at an elementary school in Chelsea, a small town in Quebec on the border with Ontario, was pulled from her class earlier this month because she wears a hijab, an Islamic headscarf that covers his head but not his face. This discriminatory act, which jeopardizes a teacher’s career because of her personal […]

Global learning management systems indus...

Dublin, December 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Global Learning Management Systems Market (2021-2027) by Component, Function, Mode of Delivery, Deployment, User Type and Geography, IGR Competitive Analysis, Impact of Covid-19, Ansoff Analysis” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the closure of schools, colleges and universities across the […]

ECU medical and physiotherapy students o...

Students from Brody School of Medicine and the College of Allied Health Sciences at East Carolina University recently spent an evening offering free foot exams and physiotherapy services to homeless residents of Greenville. The effort was part of the annual In Your Shoes Foot Clinic hosted and facilitated by students at Crossroads Community Center, Greenville’s […]

Study abroad programs return in fall 202...

As prospective students tour the endless campus tours, a common topic in every presentation is study abroad programs. It can seem very exciting to travel abroad as a student, and yet it can be scary at the same time. Some students may not be concerned about exploring study abroad options, while others listen intently with […]

40% of international students in Ireland...

40% of international students in Ireland say they have witnessed or experienced racism, but only 5% reported the incident, according to a new report launched by the Irish Council for International Students (ICOS). Irish Council for International Students (ICOS) Executive Director Laura Harmon said many international students in Ireland face challenges that negatively affect their […]

You love pop culture, but stick for the ...

K-pop Group BTS Received Awards and Nominations Across the Globe | Wikipedia Text size: A- A + KOrean is currently the fastest growing foreign language in India, a popular language learning app called DuoLingo concluded after polling more than 1,000 Indians. Given the ascend In the popularity of Korean dramas and K-pop music in the […]

Most Newark Students Struggle With Grade...

Eighty-seven percent of Newark’s fifth-graders need “strong support” in math, according to a recent standardized test that offers a window into the extent to which the COVID pandemic has harmed them. learning. Overall, the vast majority of Newark’s students struggle to follow grade-level instruction in math, science and English, statewide testing has shown. Start Strong […]

Beijing Winter Olympics could speed up C...

December 11, 2021 TOA BIG number of Chinese, their country has never been more impressive than it is today. For them, it stands to reason that China, their increasingly strong modern homeland, is a worthy host of uplifting global events such as the Winter Olympics, which will open in Beijing on February 4. At the […]

Over 40 students win prizes at National ...

SINGAPORE – Raine Chiew, 17, only wrote songs in English, but this year she tried her hand at writing songs in Chinese at the request of her teacher at the School of the Arts in Singapore (Sota) . On Tuesday (December 7), her song about feeling torn apart at the idea of ​​leaving home to […]

Several New York School Districts Partne...

The education technology company provides high quality live education to K-12 schools, ensuring that students do not suffer from the teacher shortage crisis due to their zip code and location in New York. NEW YORK, Dec 3 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Elevate K-12, a Live Education Company, Expands Services in the State of new […]

UNHCR – For visually impaired refugees,

Magartu is sitting in front of her house, scrolling her phone. Like most teens, she enjoys the breaks between studies when she can relax and check her messages. The 16-year-old Ethiopian refugee lost her sight at a young age and has learned to adapt to life without her. She uses an app accessible on her […]

China, Russia propose easing sanctions a...

december 2021By Kelsey Davenport China and Russia are pushing the UN Security Council to lift some sanctions against North Korea in recognition of measures Pyongyang has taken to denuclearize and encourage further negotiations, according to a draft resolution circulated to council members. But comments from officials in the Biden administration suggest the United States would […]

Counterfeit Covid masks are still sold e...

The domestic industry’s woes extend beyond the consumer mask market. In recent months, the medical supply giants that serve the country’s major hospital systems have eagerly resumed purchasing low-cost protective equipment overseas. The companies, including McKesson, Henry Schein and Cardinal Health, have pressured the Biden administration to retain a tariff exemption on imported protective equipment […]

ARC professor Elizabeth Rogers says pand...

“I don’t think this pandemic will have a short end. I think this will change our education system permanently. Elizabeth Rogers, assistant professor of ESL at American River College, says her experience teaching ESL to immigrant students has been difficult during the pandemic. “Maybe that [takes] some time for immigrants, including those from the Middle […]

Tests show Kansas students lost learning...

WICHITA – It turns out that a year of closures and quarantines has produced poor test scores for Kansas schoolchildren. Over 30% of students fell behind their grade level in math and language arts in the 2020-21 school year. This marked a sharp drop that matches the COVID-19 shutdown of the in-person school in the […]

Charisse Broome turns job loss into pass...

Characteristics Carol Quash 7 hours ago Charisse Broome celebrates at the launch of her children’s book, Awesome Father, at the Tunapuna Library. – Charisse Janine Broome was one of the many people who lost their jobs due to the covid19 pandemic, but she is not unhappy. In fact, she said, when she was kicked out […]

Manohar Lal Khattar signs up for a Japan...

KARNALHaryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s agenda may have to rework his staff for the next three months if they haven’t already. The Japanese course the chief minister has enrolled in is expected to start from Nov. 28, a senior faculty member at the university said. Khattar announced his decision to enroll in the Japanese […]

DPI: Ripon Area School District ‘Exceedi

This graph compares the overall DPI responsibility scores among local school districts. Graphic by Joe Schulz The Ripon Area School District (RASD) received four out of five stars on the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) state reports issued for the 2020-21 school year, meaning the DPI has determined that the district “exceeds expectations” for […]