Friday, August 17, 2018

Education

Education
Tokyo medical university cut women's exam scores to curb numbers - media

Tokyo Medical University Cut Women’s Exam Scores to Curb Numbers –...

TOKYO (Reuters) A Tokyo medical school systematically cut women applicant's entrance exam scores for years to keep them out and boost the numbers of...
Teen drivers take more risks after trading learner permits for licenses

Teen Drivers Take More Risks after Trading Learner Permits for Licenses

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Adolescents may be cautious while they're learning to drive, but a new study suggests they get downright dangerous once their...
A worker at German manufacturer of silos and liquid tankers, Feldbinder Special Vehicles, welds aluminium at the company's plant in Winsen

On-The-Job Training – A German Export Hit Losing Favour at Home

By Michelle Martin WINSEN AN DER LUHE, Germany (Reuters) Nina Lorea Kley urgently needs young people to train as vehicle builders at her company's factories...
TECH parenting style could help kids manage their media use

TECH Parenting Style Could Help Kids Manage Their Media Use

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) The TECH parenting style, an acronym for Talk, Educate, Co-view and House Rules, could help families manage screen time at...
Students attend Code Chrysalis, a software-coding boot camp, at a basement room in Tokyo

Silicon Valley-Style Coding Boot Camp Seeks to Reset Japan Inc

By Chang-Ran Kim TOKYO (Reuters) Barely six months after inaugurating a tiny software-coding boot camp in a basement in Tokyo, Silicon Valley transplant Kani Munidasa...
French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer attends the questions to the government session at the National Assembly in Paris

France Hangs Up – New Bill Would Ban Cell Phones at...

PARIS (Reuters) France's phone-addicted children will be obliged to do without their mobile devices at school under a bill the education minister on Thursday called...
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