01 April 2023

Science and Education

Japan proposes measures to boost marriage and birth rates (1)
Minister for measures for declining birthrate Masanobu Ogura (Shuji Kajiyama/AP) Fri, 31 Mar, 2023 - 14:33 Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press      Japan has unveiled draft plans aimed at boosting the country's birthrate through subsidies for childrearing and education. It has also unveiled a salary increase proposal for younger workers to incentivise marrying and having children.
Florida House passes bill extending ban on sexual orientation and gender identity instruction to 8th grade (3)
By Steve Contorno, CNN Updated 4:37 PM EDT, Fri March 31, 2023 (CNN) The Florida House voted Friday to extend a prohibition on teaching about sexual orientation and gender identity to eighth grade, reviving a debate from last year that sparked widespread condemnation from Democrats and copycat legislation in Republican statehouses around the country. The bill, which passed 77-35 in the Republican-controlled House, would go
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Union threatens Ofsted with legal action over breach of human rights (1)
NAHT argues the recent death of head teacher Ruth Perry shows that human rights of school staff 'are not being protected' By Louisa Clarence-Smith, Education editor 31 March 2023 o 9:56pm Ruth Perry, a head teacher in Reading, took her own life after learning her school would be downgraded from "outstanding" to "inadequate" Credit: Brighter Futures for Children A school leaders' union has threatened Ofsted with legal action over alleged human rights breaches.
Japan mulls over more childcare policies amid declining birthrate (1)
Source: Xinhua| 2023-04-01 00:37:45 TOKYO, March 31 (Xinhua) - The Japanese government announced a draft policy outline on Friday to tackle the country's falling birthrate, which includes advancing childcare allowances and increasing benefits for families with multiple children. The policy package, proposed by Masanobu Ogura, minister in charge of policies for children, also includes expanding college education
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