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Denver Post
Israeli educators battle government over textbook contentJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's main high school civics textbook has become a new bat
Israeli educators battle government over textbook content
Denver Post / Posted 9 hours ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's main high school civics textbook has become a new battleground in a culture war embroiling the country — pitting politicians against educators in a debate over how much religion and Jewish history should be included in the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Israeli educators battle government over textbook contentJERUSALEM: Israel's main high school civics textbook has become a new battlegro
Israeli educators battle government over textbook content
The Economic Times / Posted 9 hours ago
JERUSALEM: Israel's main high school civics textbook has become a new battleground in a culture war embroiling the country - pitting politicians against educators in a debate over how much religion and Jewish history should be included in the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Israeli educators battle government over textbook contentJERUSALEM (AP) � Israel's main high school civics textbook has become a new bat
Israeli educators battle government over textbook content
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 hours ago
JERUSALEM (AP) � Israel's main high school civics textbook has become a new battleground in a culture war embroiling the country � pitting politicians against educators in a debate over how much religion and Jewish history should be included in the... Read more
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Salon.com
Israeli educators battle government over textbook contentJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s main high school civics textbook has become a new bat
Israeli educators battle government over textbook content
Salon.com / Posted 9 hours ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s main high school civics textbook has become a new battleground in a culture war embroiling the country — pitting politicians against educators in a debate over how much religion and Jewish history should be included in the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Israeli educators battle government over textbook contentJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s main high school civics textbook has become a new bat
Israeli educators battle government over textbook content
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 hours ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s main high school civics textbook has become a new battleground in a culture war embroiling the country — pitting politicians against educators in a debate over how much religion and Jewish history should be included in the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Israeli educators battle government over textbook contentFILE - In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, Naftali Bennett, leader of the
Israeli educators battle government over textbook content
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party, speaks during an interview to The Associated Press in Jerusalem. Israel’s high school civics textbook, slated to be published in March, has become the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Israeli educators battle government over textbook contentFILE - In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, Naftali Bennett, leader of the
Israeli educators battle government over textbook content
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party, speaks during an interview to The Associated Press in Jerusalem. Israel’s high school civics textbook, slated to be published in March, has become the... Read more
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ABC News
Israeli Educators Battle Government Over Textbook ContentIsrael's main high school civics textbook has become a new battleground in a cu
Israeli Educators Battle Government Over Textbook Content
ABC News / Posted 9 hours ago
Israel's main high school civics textbook has become a new battleground in a culture war embroiling the country — pitting politicians against educators in a debate over how much religion and Jewish history should be included in the country's national... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Israeli educators battle government over textbook contentFILE - In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, Naftali Bennett, leader of the
Israeli educators battle government over textbook content
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party, speaks during an interview to The Associated Press in Jerusalem. Israel’s high school civics textbook, slated to be published in March, has become the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'I find Singaporeans a cynical lot': Grandmother of Goondus Sylvia TohSINGAPORE: Columnist and writer Sylvia Toh Paik Choo is known as the Guru of Si
'I find Singaporeans a cynical lot': Grandmother of Goondus Sylvia Toh
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
SINGAPORE: Columnist and writer Sylvia Toh Paik Choo is known as the Guru of Singlish. She is the author of Eh Goondu! (1982) and Lagi Goondu! (1986), the first two books on Singlish, and is the first to put spelling and punctuation to Singlish. She... Read more
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The Star
Deputy D-G: Pantai Kasih can be good for studentsPUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry will continue to use the student edition of t
Deputy D-G: Pantai Kasih can be good for students
The Star / Posted 17 hours ago
PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry will continue to use the student edition of the Form Four Bahasa Malaysia novel Pantai Kasih in its syllabus. Education Ministry deputy director-general (Education Policy and Development) Datuk Seri Khairil Awang... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Heads to be accountable for poor WASSCE resultsRegional News of Friday, 12 February 2016 The Minister of Education, Professor
Heads to be accountable for poor WASSCE results
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Regional News of Friday, 12 February 2016 The Minister of Education, Professor Naana Jane Opoku Agyeman, has warned that heads of second cycle schools whose students persistently fail in certificate examinations would be held accountable. She said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Basic and Second Cycle Education-the Pillar(s) to DevelopmentResearch results indicate that basic education in the developing world, is esse
Basic and Second Cycle Education-the Pillar(s) to Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Research results indicate that basic education in the developing world, is essential to building the stable trading partners, that growing U.S. export markets, require as quality education equips people with the knowledge, skills and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Names School After Ex - U.S. Envoy GreenfieldThe Government of Liberia has renamed the Brigade Preparatory School (BPS) at t
Govt Names School After Ex - U.S. Envoy Greenfield
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
The Government of Liberia has renamed the Brigade Preparatory School (BPS) at the Edward Beyan Kessely Military Barracks in Schiefflin, Margibi County as the Linda Thomas Greenfield Preparatory School. Government in the citation for the renaming of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Majority of foundation-year polytechnic students move on to pursue diploma: MOESINGAPORE: Nearly all the students who did a foundation year at the polytechnic
Majority of foundation-year polytechnic students move on to pursue diploma: MOE
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: Nearly all the students who did a foundation year at the polytechnics have gone on to pursue a diploma course of their choice. The Education Ministry said about 99 per cent have done so since the Polytechnic Foundation Programme for Normal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Education System Must Toughen UpThe Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Hon Katrina Hanse-Himarwa said the
Education System Must Toughen Up
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Hon Katrina Hanse-Himarwa said the average performance of learners should not be embraced. In her bid to increase qualifying points of learners and upgrade teacher qualifications, the minister said a... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Controversial novel ‘Pantai Kasih’ will still be used, says Education Ministry Published: 12 February 2016 9:33 PM The novel “Pantai Kasih” will still be u
Controversial novel ‘Pantai Kasih’ will still be used, says Education Ministry
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 12 February 2016 9:33 PM The novel “Pantai Kasih” will still be used as a literature component for Form Four students in Malacca, Pahang, Kelantan and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mugabe Mulls Cabinet ReshufflePresident Robert Mugabe is considering a cabinet reshuffle which government and
Mugabe Mulls Cabinet Reshuffle
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
President Robert Mugabe is considering a cabinet reshuffle which government and party insiders say is informed by the need to calm stormy relations within the party as well as read the riot act to warring factions that have taken their factional... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Importance of Wearing Hijab in Islam - Sambo RigachikunSheikh Yusuf Sambo Rigachikun is Deputy National Chairman, Ulama'u Council of J
Importance of Wearing Hijab in Islam - Sambo Rigachikun
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Sheikh Yusuf Sambo Rigachikun is Deputy National Chairman, Ulama'u Council of Jama'atu Izalatul Bid'a Wa Ikamatus Sunnah (JIBWIS) also known as Izala, Jos, Plateau State. He spoke on the issue of the Muslim female veil (hijab) to Trust Islam Forum... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Barry Soper: Winston denied dust buster bus rideNorthland MP Winston Peters. Photo / Debbie Beadle, Northland Age His selfless
Barry Soper: Winston denied dust buster bus ride
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Northland MP Winston Peters. Photo / Debbie Beadle, Northland Age His selflessness knows no bounds. Few of our elected representatives would put themselves on the line like Winston Peters does for his new found constituents. This impeccably dressed... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Barry Soper: Winston denied dust buster bus rideNorthland MP Winston Peters. Photo / Debbie Beadle, Northland Age His selfless
Barry Soper: Winston denied dust buster bus ride
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Northland MP Winston Peters. Photo / Debbie Beadle, Northland Age His selflessness knows no bounds. Few of our elected representatives would put themselves on the line like Winston Peters does for his new found constituents. This impeccably dressed... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Ministry to seek comprehensive solution for 50 education depts without own buildingsPUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry is looking at a comprehensive solution for 50
Ministry to seek comprehensive solution for 50 education depts without own buildings
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry is looking at a comprehensive solution for 50 education departments which do not have their own buildings, says minister, Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid. He said most of the education departments were currently renting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Many Troubles of Budget 2016The dodgy figures did not insert themselves in the budget. Civil servants, who
The Many Troubles of Budget 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The dodgy figures did not insert themselves in the budget. Civil servants, who have mined the budget as their "oil block" for years, did it in cahoots with politicians who are desperate to recoup their election expenses. They defraud the country in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Ministry spends $100K a day on consultantsThursday, 11 February 2016, 12:34 pmPress Release: New Zealand Labour Party11 F
Ministry spends $100K a day on consultants
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday, 11 February 2016, 12:34 pmPress Release: New Zealand Labour Party11 February 2016 Fingers in Pies as The Ministry of Education forked out a whopping... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Year 11 students excel in chemistryTaradale High School Year 11 students Lachie Calder (left), Nicola Shepherd and
Year 11 students excel in chemistry
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Taradale High School Year 11 students Lachie Calder (left), Nicola Shepherd and Brandon Huang have all achieved scholarships in chemistry. Photo / Warren Buckland Three Year 11 Taradale High School students achieved Scholarship Chemistry, a feat... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ministry urged to overhaul test questionsWhether sleeping or banging his head in vexation on his desk, this student show
Ministry urged to overhaul test questions
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Whether sleeping or banging his head in vexation on his desk, this student shows the frustration felt by many at questions on the recent O-net exams. (Post Today photo) Related Stories The Education Ministry has urged the National Institute of... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
DLP not mandatory, parents’ group tells critics of new English programme Published: 10 February 2016 8:47 PM The Dual Language Programme introduced i
DLP not mandatory, parents’ group tells critics of new English programme
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Published: 10 February 2016 8:47 PM The Dual Language Programme introduced in schools this year is a result of discussions with stakeholders and experts organised by... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
National exam failureThese urban students are likely to do far better in national tests than their r
National exam failure
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
These urban students are likely to do far better in national tests than their rural counterparts where teachers and facilities are lacking. PATTARAPONG CHATPATTARASILL Mathayom 6 (Grade 12) students failed eight out of nine subjects on average in... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Planning school and community centre startsThe first step in designing a new elementary school and community centre in the
Planning school and community centre starts
Maple Ridge News / Posted 3 days ago
The first step in designing a new elementary school and community centre in the Albion area begins tonight, with a public consultation and workshop. “It’s the first step, and it’s the big-idea phase,” said Kelly Swift, general manager of community... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Poor test scores spur reform bidThai students on average fail eight of every nine international standard test.
Poor test scores spur reform bid
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
Thai students on average fail eight of every nine international standard test. Related Stories The persistent failing of core subject examinations by Thai students, despite higher budgets every year, reflects glaring discrepancies in the country’s... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Concierge and plaza for ministry staff9 February 2016 – leaky, mouldy classrooms for kidsParents will be horrified H
Concierge and plaza for ministry staff
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
9 February 2016 – leaky, mouldy classrooms for kidsParents will be horrified Hekia Parata is overseeing a $19.5 million refit for Education Ministry staff which includes a “concierge style reception” and “Koru... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Technical Education Holds Key to Ghana's Development - MahamaPresident John Dramani Mahama says the country is gradually changing the educat
Technical Education Holds Key to Ghana's Development - Mahama
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
President John Dramani Mahama says the country is gradually changing the educational system from grammar based type of education that was handed to Ghana by the colonial masters to technical and vocational education, which is the appropriate... Read more
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Zawya
UAE plans to trim ministries, outsource most govt services - PMUPDATE 1- (Adds context and detail) DUBAI, Feb 8 (Reuters) - The United Arab
UAE plans to trim ministries, outsource most govt services - PM
Zawya / Posted 4 days ago
UPDATE 1- (Adds context and detail) DUBAI, Feb 8 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates plans to outsource most government tasks to the private sector and cut the number of ministries,... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Europe, US Cut 11th Hour Safe Harbor DealEurope and the United States on Tuesday announced a new Safe Harbor agreement t
Europe, US Cut 11th Hour Safe Harbor Deal
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 4 days ago
Europe and the United States on Tuesday announced a new Safe Harbor agreement that neutralizes the threat of enforcement actions against domestic companies handling overseas data. Called the "EU-US Privacy Shield," the agreement aims to protect the... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Europe, US Cut 11th Hour Safe Harbor DealEurope and the United States on Tuesday announced a new Safe Harbor agreement t
Europe, US Cut 11th Hour Safe Harbor Deal
E-Commerce Times / Posted 4 days ago
Europe and the United States on Tuesday announced a new Safe Harbor agreement that neutralizes the threat of enforcement actions against domestic companies handling overseas data. Called the "EU-US Privacy Shield," the agreement aims to protect the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Musau Ndunda's Association Barred From School AffairsThe High Court has stopped the Kenya National Association of Parents from const
Musau Ndunda's Association Barred From School Affairs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The High Court has stopped the Kenya National Association of Parents from constituting school boards of management as the Education ministry put in motion plans to recover money collected by the organisation. The court on Friday dismissed a petition... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Explains Transformation of Defence CollegeGovernment has explained its decision to transform the National Defence College
Govt Explains Transformation of Defence College
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Government has explained its decision to transform the National Defence College into a fully-fledged Zimbabwe National Defence University that is expected to specialise in professional military training and development of the national security... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Defends Non-Ndebele TeachersVILLAGERS in rural Matabeleland who reject non-Ndebele speaking teachers should
Govt Defends Non-Ndebele Teachers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
VILLAGERS in rural Matabeleland who reject non-Ndebele speaking teachers should be re-oriented, and encouraged to understand various cultures and languages, otherwise their respective schools will suffer, a government minister has said. Primary and... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Education Ministry to look into proposal on cross-cultural studies Published: 8 February 2016 3:16 PM Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Kha
Education Ministry to look into proposal on cross-cultural studies
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 days ago
Published: 8 February 2016 3:16 PM Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid says there has to be a mechanism for unity and it should not be neglected. – The Malaysian Insider... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Voluntary English programme will be forced on every school, say critics Critics say schools are being pressured into implementing Putrajaya's dual la
Voluntary English programme will be forced on every school, say critics
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 days ago
Critics say schools are being pressured into implementing Putrajaya's dual language programme despite the government's earlier assurances that participation was voluntary. – The... Read more
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Daily News
Cardinal denounces ‘Sinha le’ campaignCardinal Malcom Ranjith denouncing the ‘Sinha le’ campaign as ‘very divisive’ h
Cardinal denounces ‘Sinha le’ campaign
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Cardinal Malcom Ranjith denouncing the ‘Sinha le’ campaign as ‘very divisive’ has said attempts to divide is totally unacceptable at a time when there should be total focus on uniting the people. The Cardinal expressed these views when a delegation... Read more
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Salon.com
“My mother and aunt were killed. Everyone but me was killed”This article originally appeared on ISTANBUL, Turkey — Al Gharra is a mud-bric
“My mother and aunt were killed. Everyone but me was killed”
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
This article originally appeared on ISTANBUL, Turkey — Al Gharra is a mud-brick village built on hard, flat Syrian desert and populated by the descendants of Bedouin. It is a desolate place. Everything is dun colored: the bare, single-story houses... Read more
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DW
C'est un scandale: Fury in France over spelling changes | Europe |A government decision is about to change the spelling of more than 2,400 words
C'est un scandale: Fury in France over spelling changes | Europe |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
A government decision is about to change the spelling of more than 2,400 words in French, and people are outraged. Some of the changes will include the disappearance of the circumflex: "a mark (^) placed over a vowel in some languages to indicate... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Govt defends non-Ndebele teachers VILLAGERS in rural Matabeleland who reject non-Ndebele speaking teachers shou
Govt defends non-Ndebele teachers
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 6 days ago
VILLAGERS in rural Matabeleland who reject non-Ndebele speaking teachers should be re-oriented, and encouraged to understand various cultures and languages, otherwise their respective schools will suffer, a... Read more
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Orange County Register
French spelling changes, 26 years in the making, cause a fracasLONDON – In France, the land of Molière, questions of language are so sacred th
French spelling changes, 26 years in the making, cause a fracas
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
LONDON – In France, the land of Molière, questions of language are so sacred that every Thursday the “immortals,” the guardians of the French language at the Académie Française, meet to discuss — among other things — proposed changes to the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Sacré bleu! Spelling changes cause uproar in FranceLONDON — In France, the land of Molière, questions of language are so sacred th
Sacré bleu! Spelling changes cause uproar in France
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
LONDON — In France, the land of Molière, questions of language are so sacred that every Thursday the “immortals,” the guardians of the French language at the Académie Française, meet to discuss — among other things — proposed changes to the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Gone Mot: The French Uproar Over Removing Some Circumflex AccentsNew editions of textbooks in France will look a little different. References t
Gone Mot: The French Uproar Over Removing Some Circumflex Accents
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
New editions of textbooks in France will look a little different. References to onions? You'll see the word ognon rather than oignon. A tale about a centipede? The many-legged insect will be known as a millepattes, no longer a mille-pattes. And... Read more
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Daily Mail
Outcry in France over the loss of the circumflex 'hat'#JeSuisCirconflexe: that sits on vowels as new spellings are introduced Chang
Outcry in France over the loss of the circumflex 'hat'
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
#JeSuisCirconflexe: that sits on vowels as new spellings are introduced Change in spelling of 2,000 French words to be introduced in September Circumflex accent will become optional for many... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Funding for New University Insufficient for UpgradesThe Vice — Chancellor of the University of Science and Technology, Professor Tj
Funding for New University Insufficient for Upgrades
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Vice — Chancellor of the University of Science and Technology, Professor Tjama Tjivikua said funding for upgrades at the institution is not enough to fully represent its new identity. This came after Dr. Becky Ndjoze-Ojo, Deputy Minister of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
French purists vexed at demise of circumflexPARIS - French linguistic purists voiced online anger Thursday at the loss of o
French purists vexed at demise of circumflex
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
PARIS - French linguistic purists voiced online anger Thursday at the loss of one of their favourite accents -- the pointy little "circumflex" hat that sits on top of certain vowels. The Institut de France building in Paris, houses the Academie... Read more
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