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Female education in STEM

Female education in STEM includes child and adult female represented in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. In 2017, 33% of students in STEM fields were women. The organization UNESCO has stated that this gender dispa ...

                                               

History of early childhood care and education

The History of early childhood care and education refers to the development of care and education of children between birth and eight years old throughout history. ECCE has a global scope, and caring for and educating young children has always be ...

                                               

History of education in Missouri

The History of education in Missouri deals with schooling over two centuries, from the settlements In the early 19th century to the present. It covers students, teachers, schools, and educational policies.

                                               

History of legal education in Serbia

The roots of law, legal thought and education in Serbia go back to the 13th century. This is owed to Rastko Nemanjic, who was declared a saint under the name St. Sava. Rastko, the brother of the first Serbian king Stefan Nemanjic, was the founder ...

                                               

History of school counseling

The history of school counseling around the world varies greatly based on how different countries and local communities have chosen to provide academic, career, college readiness, and personal/social skills and competencies to K-12 children and t ...

                                               

Humboldtian model of higher education

The Humboldtian model of higher education or just Humboldts Ideal is a concept of academic education that emerged in the early 19th century and whose core idea is a holistic combination of research and studies. Sometimes called simply the Humbold ...

                                               

Jewish quota

A Jewish quota was a historical racial quota limiting the number of Jews in various establishments to a certain percentage. In particular, in the 19th and 20th centuries, some countries had Jewish quotas in higher education. Jewish educational qu ...

                                               

Legacy preferences

Legacy preference or legacy admission is a preference given by an institution or organization to certain applicants on the basis of their familial relationship to alumni of that institution, with college admissions being the field in which legacy ...

                                               

Lilias Maitland

Although Lilias Maitland was born in the parish of St Andrews and St Leonards, by the age of 17 lived at 21 Brighton Place, Portobello, where she matriculated from and remained during her studies and for the census in 1881, 1891 and 1901. She die ...

                                               

Mechanics' Institutes

Mechanics Institutes are educational establishments, originally formed to provide adult education, particularly in technical subjects, to working men. Similar organisation are sometimes simply called Institutes. As such, they were often funded by ...

                                               

Deborah Meier

Deborah Meier is an American educator often considered the founder of the modern small schools movement. After spending several years as a kindergarten teacher in Chicago, Philadelphia and then New York City, in 1974, Meier became the founder and ...

                                               

Willy Moog

Willy Moog studied from 1906 to 1909 in Berlin, Munich and GieSen; his areas of primary focus were Germanic Studies and Philosophy. He was inspired by the Berlin lectures of Georg Simmel and studied Neo-Kantianism with the school around Wilhelm D ...

                                               

Nation (university)

Student nations or simply nations are regional corporations of students at a university. Once widespread across Europe in medieval times, they are now largely restricted to the oldest universities of Sweden and Finland, in part because of the vio ...

                                               

Numerus clausus

Numerus clausus is one of many methods used to limit the number of students who may study at a university. In many cases, the goal of the numerus clausus is simply to limit the number of students to the maximum feasible in some particularly sough ...

                                               

One-room school

One-room schools were commonplace throughout rural portions of various countries, including Prussia, Norway, Sweden, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Spain. In most rural and small town schools, ...

                                               

Pit school

A pit school was a covert school for African American children from the time when they were prevented from receiving an education due to repression and lack of freedom of assembly. These schools were held at night. A pit would be dug and covered ...

                                               

Raising of school leaving age

The raising of school leaving age is an act brought into force when the legal age a child is allowed to leave compulsory education increases. In most countries, the school leaving age reflects when young people are seen to be mature enough within ...

                                               

Ratio Studiorum

The Ratio atque Institutio Studiorum Societatis Iesu, often abbreviated as Ratio Studiorum, was a document that standardized the globally influential system of Jesuit education in 1599. It was a collection of regulations for school officials and ...

                                               

Regent master

Regent master was a title conferred in the medieval universities upon a student who had acquired a masters degree. The degree meant simply the right to teach, the Licentia docendi, a right which could be granted, in the University of Paris, only ...

                                               

Sand table

A sand table uses constrained sand for modelling or educational purposes. The original version of a sand table may be the abax used by early Greek students. In the modern era, one common use for a sand table is to make terrain models for military ...

                                               

Settlement movement

The settlement movement was a reformist social movement that began in the 1880s and peaked around the 1920s in England and the United States. Its goal was to bring the rich and the poor of society together in both physical proximity and social in ...

                                               

Settlement school

Settlement schools are social reform institutions established in rural Appalachia in the early 20th century with the purpose of educating mountain children and improving their isolated rural communities. Settlement schools have played an importan ...

                                               

Sloyd

Sloyd, also known as Educational sloyd, is a system of handicraft-based education started by Uno Cygnaeus in Finland in 1865. The system was further refined and promoted worldwide, and was taught in the United States until the early 20th Century. ...

                                               

Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge

The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge is a UK-based Christian charity. Founded in 1698 by Thomas Bray, it has worked for over 300 years to increase awareness of the Christian faith in the UK and across the world. The SPCK is the oldest An ...

                                               

Socratic method

The Socratic method, is a form of cooperative argumentative dialogue between individuals, based on asking and answering questions to stimulate critical thinking and to draw out ideas and underlying presuppositions. It is named after the Classical ...

                                               

Student development theories

Student Development Theory refers to a body of scholarship that seeks to understand and explain the developmental processes of how students learn, grow, and develop in post-secondary education. Student development theory has been defined as a" co ...

                                               

Timeline of women's education

1237 Italy: Bettisia Gozzadini earns a law degree at the University of Bologna. 1239 Italy: Bettisia Gozzadini teaches Law at the University of Bologna. First woman believed to teach at a university first university established in 1088.

                                               

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects, written by the 18th-century British proto-feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it, Wollstonecraft responds to ...

                                               

History of virtual learning environments

A virtual learning environment is a system that creates an environment designed to facilitate teachers management of educational courses for their students, especially a system using computer hardware and software, which involves distance learnin ...

                                               

Volksschule

The German term Volksschule generally refers to compulsory education, denoting an educational institution every person is required to attend. In Germany and Switzerland it is equivalent to a combined primary Grundschule and Primarschule, respecti ...

                                               

Whipping boy

A Whipping Boy was, supposedly, a boy educated alongside a prince in early modern Europe, who received corporal punishment for the princes transgressions in his presence. The prince was not punished himself because his royal status exceeded that ...

                                               

Discover Russia

#Discover Russia is a series of contests in the Russian Wikipedia organized by the Association of Honorary Citizens and the foundation Wikimedia RU since 2013. The project is supported by the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation. As of March 2 ...

                                               

International Philosophy Olympiad

The International Philosophy Olympiad is an International Science Olympiad, a philosophy competition for high school students. It is organized under the auspices of the FISP and supported by UNESCO.

                                               

ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational

The Illinois State Bar Association High School Mock Trial Invitational is a mock trial tournament that has been held every year since 1983. The event is administered by the Illinois State Bar Association. The winning team represents the state of ...

                                               

List of mathematics competitions

Mathematics competitions or mathematical olympiads are competitive events where participants sit a mathematics test. These tests may require multiple choice or numeric answers, or a detailed written solution or proof.

                                               

Mathematical modelling competition

Mathematical modelling competitions are team competitions for students that aim to promote mathematical modelling to solve problems of real-world importance. Several types of math contests exist.

                                               

Mathlete

A mathlete is a person who competes in mathematics competitions at any level or any age. More specifically, a Mathlete is a student who participates in any of the MATHCOUNTS programs, as Mathlete is a registered trademark of the MATHCOUNTS Founda ...

                                               

National High School Mock Trial Championship

The National High School Mock Trial Championship is an American nationwide competition of high school mock trial teams. Hundreds, and even thousands of teams participate in district, regional, and state tournaments to select one champion team to ...

                                               

National Super Quiz Bee

The National Quiz Bee is currently the longest-running national academic quiz competition in the Philippines. Starting out as a national spelling bee in 1977, the National Quiz Bee currently awards champions in mathematics, science, general infor ...

                                               

Pioneers in Engineering

Pioneers in Engineering is a student-run organization that promotes the study of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, collectively known as STEM fields. The organization was established in 2008 as a non-profit corporation by Univers ...

                                               

Spelling bee

A spelling bee is a competition in which contestants are asked to spell a broad selection of words, usually with a varying degree of difficulty. To compete, contestants must memorize the spellings of words as written in dictionaries, and recite t ...

                                               

World Education Games

The World Education Games is a global online event for all schools and students around the world and is held semi annually during the month of October. It is the expanded format of what was once known as World Maths Day but it now includes World ...

                                               

ACG New Zealand International College

ACG New Zealand International College is a private school, owned by the Academic Colleges Group New Zealand. The schools curriculum provides pathways to tertiary study for international students. It has premises in Auckland City, in the central b ...

                                               

Association of Norwegian Students Abroad

The Association of Norwegian Students Abroad is a non-profit and membership based organisation aiming to voice the educational, cultural, political and economic interests of Norwegian students studying outside Norway and to promote overseas stude ...

                                               

Canadian Bureau for International Education

The Canadian Bureau for International Education is an education service provider based in Ottawa, Ontario. CBIEs pan-Canadian membership comprises 150 colleges, institutes, universities, school boards and language schools, which enroll over 1.2 m ...

                                               

Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students

The Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students is an Australian government register that lists all Australian education providers offering courses to people studying in Australia on student visas and the courses offered.

                                               

Council of International Students Australia

The Council of International Students Australia, or CISA, is the peak representative body for international students in Australia. CISA was founded on 7 July 2010 in Hobart, Tasmania and provides member associations with representation to the Fed ...

                                               

EF Education First

EF Education First is an international education company that specializes in language training, educational travel, academic degree programs, and cultural exchange. The company was founded in 1965 by Bertil Hult in the Swedish university town of ...

                                               

F visa

In the United States, the F visas are a type of non-immigrant student visa that allows foreigners to pursue education in the United States. F-1 students must maintain a full course of study. F-1 visas are only issued in U.S. embassies and consula ...

                                               

Foreign Student

Foreign Student is a 1994 American drama film directed by Eva Sereny and written by Menno Meyjes. The film stars Robin Givens, Marco Hofschneider, Rick Johnson, Charlotte Ross, Edward Herrmann and Jack Coleman. The film was released on July 29, 1 ...

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