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More medical colleges: Port hospitals to be teaching institutes, says Gadkari

More medical colleges: Port hospitals to be teaching institutes, says Gadkari

New Delhi The government plans to convert existing hospitals at India’s major ports into medical colleges and super speciality centres on PPP basis, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday. “We will convert the existing hospitals at our ports into medical colleges and super speciality centres on a PPP basis,” shipping, road transport and highways [...]

July 14, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on More medical colleges: Port hospitals to be teaching institutes, says Gadkari

Teaching Medical Teamwork Right From The Start

Teaching Medical Teamwork Right From The Start

There’s a new building going up on the campus of the Cleveland Clinic. A very big building. “The skylight that we’re standing under will eventually cover the area of an entire football field,” says Russ Saghy, who oversees construction projects for the Cleveland Clinic. The skylight is part of the new Case Western Reserve University [...]

August 26, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Teaching Medical Teamwork Right From The Start

Education Technology Latest News & Updates: How EdTech Revolutionizes Teaching And Learning Experiences Of Educators And Students

Education Technology Latest News & Updates: How EdTech Revolutionizes Teaching And Learning Experiences Of Educators And Students

Many experts believed that education technology (EdTech) has the ability to transform the field of education. That’s why, many tech companies have been recently investing more on EdTech platforms including Apple, Google and Amazon. Despite the rise of education technology, RAND Corp. policy researcher Julia Kaufman revealed in an open letter published on EdWeek that there [...]

July 25, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Education Technology Latest News & Updates: How EdTech Revolutionizes Teaching And Learning Experiences Of Educators And Students

Report: half of teaching assistants faced physical violence in past year

Report: half of teaching assistants faced physical violence in past year

More than half of teaching assistants say they have experienced physical violence in the classroom in the past year, according to a report published by trade union Unison. One respondent claimed to have been “kicked, punched, slapped, headbutted and insulted verbally by children”. Another, a teaching assistant at a school for children with emotional and [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Report: half of teaching assistants faced physical violence in past year

Second Scottish teaching union to vote on industrial action

Second Scottish teaching union to vote on industrial action

A second teaching union is to ballot its members on taking industrial action over their workload. The Scottish Secondary Teachers’ Association (SSTA) said an indicative ballot showed the majority of its 8,000 members supported taking action. Last week, Scotland’s largest teaching union, the EIS, said its secondary school members would go on a partial work [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Second Scottish teaching union to vote on industrial action

Teaching assistants face violence at work, says union

Teaching assistants face violence at work, says union

More than half (53%) of UK teaching assistants (TAs) have experienced physical violence at school in the past year, a poll by Unison has found. The survey of more than 8,000 TAs found three-quarters (76%) had witnessed some form of physical violence. More than half (53%) had experienced, and 73% had witnessed, verbal threats at [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Teaching assistants face violence at work, says union

Learning outside the classroom, great for teaching science and maths.

Learning outside the classroom, great for teaching science and maths.

Both primary and Secondary school teachers can use a Human Sundial to enhance their students understanding and mastering of the Earth Sun relationship. Once you have installed a Human Sundial you can demonstrate how the earth’s rotation on its axis causes night and day. You can also demonstrate why the earth being tilted 23.5 on [...]

March 31, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Learning outside the classroom, great for teaching science and maths.

Solving a problem that comes with teaching secondary school pupils basic literacy

Solving a problem that comes with teaching secondary school pupils basic literacy

A common problem that comes with teaching secondary school pupils who require additional support in literacy is that there is often a lack of interesting, informative and age-appropriate, ready-made material available. Fortunately, Ark Educational has produced the “Literacy Through…”  Worksheets Series, which is a resource containing an extensive range of activity worksheets designed to support [...]

March 31, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Solving a problem that comes with teaching secondary school pupils basic literacy