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new owners are worthy of the planet and the right people to run schools? The New Statesman has an interesting feature of Michael Gove meetings with various members of the Murdoch empire. Gove has met 11 times Murdoch staff in the past year. Murdoch said last month that it would be "delighted" if 10% of revenue News Corp. is expected to come from education. Expected subeditors Cribsheet the Sun, who gave us "is the Sun WoT Won" and "Gotcha" is not allowed to be near the English classes.
The Independent has a story about a happy school which was established in the stadium of Sunderland Football Club. Disruptive school students love using "football to improve their attitude towards education. Students begin their day with a walk through a tunnel with Prokofiev Dance of the Knights (club theme song) playing in the background.
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A charity which aims to highlight the case of academics who could be the subject of human rights abuses is "deeply concerned" by Prof. Pham Hoang Minh in Vietnam. Pham is professor of mathematics at a university in Ho Chi Minh City. He was accused of "attempting to overthrow the socialist government" and will be held August 10. He was remanded in custody since August 13, 2010. His supporters believe that Pham was arrested because he criticized the government's decision Vietnamese to leave the controversial bauxite mining in the uplands managed by the Chinese central Vietnam. Vietnamese Environmentalists believe there is a danger that toxic waste treatment plant will enter the water supply.
Scholars at Risk calls on educators to write to the Vietnamese Prime Minister and ask him to examine the circumstances of the arrest of Pham.Teacher Network
If you are visiting Europe with (or without) to his students this summer, or scheduling classes in September, there are many great lessons in French, German and Spanish for all ages Web Tutor teacher.
Learn how to buy food in France, or book a hotel and order food in a restaurant in Germany, or how to make the most of a visit by the Office of Tourism in Spain.
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