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Christian education lacking in Nuba Mountains – Mission Network News

Sudan (MNN) — More than three million kids between the ages of five and 13-years old are out of school in Sudan, the UN reports. Thats one of the worst education rankings throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Multiple factors keep kids out of the classroom, including ongoing conflict, a lack of infrastructure, and... Read more

Gordon College Cuts Tuition to Make Christian Education More Accessible

Gordon College Cuts Tuition to Make Christian Education More Accessible (RNS) Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts, announced a 33 percent tuition cut Thursday (Oct. 8), joining two other Council for Christian Colleges and Universities members that have reset their tuition in the last two weeks in an effort to make private Christian education more accessible.... Read more

Sudan says Christian education still banned – Mission Network News

Sudan (MNN) — Last month, the government of Sudanannounced, yet again, that Christianity would not be on the list of permitted subjects to be taught in schools. Islam, however, made the cut. This comes in contrast with Sudans recent decision to remove Islam as the national religion. Since former President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in... Read more

In the face of a global education crisis, teachers and students are finding clever ways to keep learning

17-year old Evans started a WhatsApp group to teach 250 students in Ghana_image 2(Photo: Compassion International)The global coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly impacted school children immensely, including here in the UK, but it's those in the poorest households living in developing countries that have been most affected. According to UNICEF, one in three children worldwide missed... Read more

Government sex education guidance is a ‘victory for safeguarding and common sense’

(Photo: Unsplash)Government guidance on the new Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) curriculum has been hailed as a "victory for safeguarding and common sense" by critics. The guidance, from the Department for Education (Df), warns schools against promoting transgender ideology among students or using resources that have been produced by organisations "that take extreme political stances on... Read more

Christian school worker challenges sacking over sex education Facebook posts

Kristie Higgs is taking legal action against her former employer for unfair dismissal and discrimination(Photo: Christian Legal Centre)A Bristol Employment Tribunal is this week hearing the case of a Christian school worker who was sacked after she shared a petition against compulsory sex education on her personal Facebook page.  Kristie Higgs is challenging her former employer,... Read more

Trump to Launch ‘1776 Commission’ to ‘Promote Patriotic Education’ in Schools

Trump to Launch '1776 Commission' to 'Promote Patriotic Education' in Schools President Trump on Thursday said he soon would establish a national commission to promote patriotic history in Americas schools and counter what he called propaganda that is teaching students to be ashamed of their own country.The president made the comments on Constitution Day at... Read more

Parents seek judicial review over controversial relationships and sex education classes

(Photo: Pexels/Kaboompics)Parents from different faith backgrounds have united to commence a judicial review into the new relationships and sex education (RSE) curriculum. The judicial review, launched by the Let Kids Be Kids Coalition (LKBKC), will challenge the Education Secretary's decision not to allow parents to withdraw their children from relationships lessons.  The mandatory curriculum came... Read more

Education Department Issues New Rule on Religious Liberty and Free Inquiry

The Story: The U.S. Department of Education has issued the Religious Liberty and Free Inquiry Final Rule to help ensure that public institutions uphold fundamental rights guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and that private institutions adhere to their stated institutional policies regarding freedom of speech, including academic freedom. The Background: The... Read more

Department of Education Implements Trump Order Protecting Religious Freedom on College Campuses

Department of Education Implements Trump Order Protecting Religious Freedom on College Campuses On Wednesday, the Department of Education issued the final rule on the Religious Liberty and Free Inquiry regulation which protects the religious freedoms of faith-based groups on college campuses, The Christian Post reports.In the new regulation, the department ensures the equal treatment and constitutional... Read more

RSE in schools: what young people need is more protection, not more sex education

(Photo: Pixabay)A new relationships and sex education (RSE) curriculum takes effect in English schools from this month, teaching children and teenagers "the facts and the law about sex, sexuality, sexual health and gender identity in an age-appropriate and inclusive way". Under the curriculum, LGBT content is to be "fully integrated" into RSE lessons, while at... Read more

Parents warned over graphic sex education in schools

(Photo: Unsplash/Nils Stahl)Parents are being urged to protect their children from sexualization and gender confusion by way of graphic sex education curricula in public schools. Scholars and activists say parents must find out what their children are being taught and equip themselves to combat such programs. In a virtual summit hosted by the Heritage Foundation,... Read more

Christians help restart education worldwide – Mission Network News

International (MNN) One of COVID-19s most widespread casualties so far has been the education of young people all over the world. Over 1 billion students were affected this year as schools shut down to avoid transmission of the virus. David Durance says TeachBeyondoften has to deal with situations like the one in Northern Kenya, where... Read more

School Reopening Dilemma Is an Education in Itself – Christ and Pop Culture

Americans have never been able to quite agree on the purpose of education, and a brief look into the historical development of the institution in the United States provides a good explanation as to why. Public education, at varying points in time, was aimed at the following targets: biblical education, basic literacy, a means by... Read more

ABTS Lebanon switches to an online education program – Mission Network News

Lebanon (MNN) The pandemic continues to leave higher education in a state of disarray as colleges plot out the upcoming academic year. Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS) is no different, but president Elie Haddad says the school is making a more permanent change to its residency program. Its a big step, Haddad says, since the... Read more

TeachBeyond launches global fundraiser run for education – Mission Network News

International (MNN) In a world reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic, marginalized children still need education, care, and support. Open Schools Worldwide, a ministry of Teach Beyond, looks to help fill this need through a global fundraiser, Kilometers for Kids, on June 27 and 28. Understanding the Mission Teach Beyond supports and provides Christian education all... Read more

Parents must act now on relationships and sex education before it becomes compulsory in schools

(Photo: Pixabay)A new law about relationships and sex education (RSE) comes into effect for all schools in England this September. Children from the age of four will be taught what schools think they should learn about sex, sexuality and gender dysphoria. Unfortunately, this law has created an environment where children can be misled, confused and... Read more

Tent Schools International and COVID-19: keeping up education during a pandemic – Mission Network News

Intl (MNN) — Establishing access to education for displaced children became more difficult with COVID-19 but remains crucial for Tent Schools International. The U.N. estimates that about 35 million children are displaced worldwide. Many of those kids will miss years of schooling.Tent Schools partners with local Christian leaders in refugee camps and other transitional areas... Read more

What’s so bad about sex education?

Susan MasonThe Government is determined to introduce its new Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) curriculum this September, but Susan Mason is just one of many parents saying 'no'. She became so concerned by what she was seeing in sex education in England that she decided to take a stand. Her prayer to God was: "Give me just... Read more

Schools can delay implementation of controversial relationships and sex education – DfE

(Photo: Unsplash/salvatore ventura)Schools can choose to postpone the introduction of the controversial new relationships and sex education (RSE) curriculum if they do not feel ready, the Government has said. While the curriculum will still be compulsory from September, schools will have some flexibility over its introduction if they feel unprepared because of the challenges brought on... Read more

Kanye West Will Fund the College Education of George Floyd’s Daughter and Is Donating Two Million Dollars | RELEVANT Magazine

A representative of Kanye West says that he will donate two million dollars to the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. He is also donating to the legal fees for the families and has made a separate donation to support black-owned businesses in his native home of Chicago and across the... Read more

Free Abortions, Pre-K Sex Education Part of Boise Mayor’s Transition Report

Free Abortions, Pre-K Sex Education Part of Boise Mayor's Transition Report A committee report authorized by Boises new mayor has sparked concern among conservatives for its promotion of multiple controversial policies, including free abortions and pre-kindergarten sex education.The 13-page report, titled A More Equitable City for Everyone, was written by an 18-member transition... Read more

What COVID-19 Means for the Future of Christian Higher Education

We are clearly in a defining historical moment that represents a paradigm shift in the world of Christian higher education. From this point forward, institutional histories will be written in terms of pre-coronavirus and post-coronavirus. The best way to face this ongoing challenge is with great flexibility and as much preparation as possible. Rethinking Space... Read more

Terrorist group al-Shabaab threatens schooling and Christianity in Northern Kenya – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Kenya (MNN) Radical Islamic threats are threatening mind and Christianity within the Northeast a part of Kenya bordering Somalia. Al-Shabaab has been incurring into North Japanese Kenya out of Somalia for the previous few months. These counties have a excessive Somali inhabitants. Bruce Allen of FMI says, There have been assaults particularly in opposition... Read more

Training decreases vulnerability to radicalization – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Syria (MNN) Because the starting of November, stories of a brand new mini-caliphate forming in northeast Syria have trickled throughout media platforms. Within the Al Hol holding camp, radicalization and the indoctrination of youngsters happen. Youngsters as younger as ten threaten to kill others who don't undergo ISIS ideology on digital camera. (Photograph courtesy... Read more

Reward store in Bethlehem helps school schooling and area people – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Palestine (MNN) With the vacations simply across the nook, its time to start out fascinated with Christmas purchasing. The Star Bazaar, a present store in Bethlehem, is already getting ready distinctive present gadgets from the Holy Land. Star Bazaar is the present store for Bethlehem Bible Faculty.It was initially began to usher in further... Read more

PTEE offers strategic training for Arab church leaders – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Jordan (MNN) Program for Theological Schooling by Extension (PTEE) offers very important training for Arab church leaders throughout the globe. Since PTEE is structured for distant studying, college students by no means have to depart their communities to obtain their diploma. It additionally permits them to use their new information whereas main their congregations.... Read more

The place are the academics? A name to transformational schooling – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Intl (MNN) World wide, college students are ready to be taught, however the place are the academics? An Unmatched Want David Durance with TeachBeyond says that even within the final two years, they’ve had a decline in academics popping out of North America who have been able to be positioned all over the world.... Read more

Schooling choices wanted for displaced Iraqi youngsters – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Jordan (MNN) — The Center Jap nation of Jordan is now residence to tens of 1000's of refugees and displaced individuals. For Iraqis, severe issues stop return residence. Iraqis Displaced in Jordan Anne Hamming, communications director for Tent Colleges Worldwide, says the challenges for displaced Iraqis are important, particularly for Christians. Traditionally, a number... Read more