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Closing the early education gap for rural families

The mountain of evidence that early childhood education has profound and life-long effects for students has been building for decades. Educators have made efforts to expand access to high-quality early education opportunities, but that access is…


‘Close rural-urban gap in school education’

Bedi says feedback from students shows the difference in teaching methods; asks officials to visit schools on a daily basis Following her visit to a government girls’ higher secondary school in suburban Bahour, Lieutenant Governor…




Schools in debt as funding gap bites

Almost 1,000 local authority schools and more than 100 academy trusts in England are now in debt, ministers have revealed in an answer to a parliamentary question. Heads and teachers have been complaining about deepening…


Australia plans new co-ordinates to fix sat-nav gap

Australia is to shift its longitude and latitude to address a gap between local co-ordinates and those from global navigation satellite systems (GNSS). Local co-ordinates, used to produce maps and measurements, and global ones differ…