Johnson noted that LGBT kids are aware of those who hold negative views about their sexuality. He said the legislation is meant to counteract the negativity LGBT students face on a daily basis and give them the chance to learn about their history and find role models. He added that learning about diversity is an important part of education for all students. … [Read more...] about Ill. Senate plan would include LGBT history in schools
Educational ideology and the school curriculum
According to the highly respected and independent Institute for Fiscal Studies, there has been a real terms reduction of 10 per cent in the money available to schools between 2010 and 2016. They also estimate, and every respected body accepts, that we are also in the middle of an eight per cent cut through to 2020. … [Read more...] about David Blunkett: Pupils face a harsh test after ‘education, education, education’ mantra betrayed by cuts
Justice Venkatachaliah, while giving the inaugural address at the occasion, hinted at the challenges before the judicial system which should be addressed to ensure that the legal system focuses on the problem of the poor. He reminded lawyers that times are changing and the legal services and legal profession has to adapt with changing times. The world is now divided by technology not ideology. Amidst all this, honourable law minister of India, Shri D V Sadananda Gowda, who could not make it to the event conveyed his greeting to the alumni for taking up such important issues for deliberations. … [Read more...] about Development & Rule of Law becomes the theme of the first alumni meet cum conference at NLSIU
“There are fewer and fewer LA schools that are still controlled by the LA and these tend to be the ones that are doing well and can function without much intervention or support – simply comparing their results with the results of academies overall is not useful. … [Read more...] about Should under-performing academies be brought back under Suffolk County Council control?
The ABA ROLI office moved to Hong Kong, an autonomous territory where government controls are a bit more relaxed, when it closed its office on the mainland. As of late January, the ABA was planning to pursue registration in China for the association as a whole, “including the rule of law and rights-related educational and exchange work undertaken by ABA ROLI, in addition to the diverse programming conducted by other ABA sections and entities,” said Elizabeth Andersen, an ABA associate executive director and ROLI’s director, in a written statement provided to the ABA Journal. She noted that the initiative has worked with government agencies, courts, civil society organizations, universities and bar associations in China for nearly two decades and is “eager to continue with these collaborative efforts.” … [Read more...] about ABA closes office in China while it measures the impact of new restrictions on NGO activities