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Schools Teach ‘Cyber Hygiene’ to Combat Phishing, Identity Theft

Common mistakes cause big problems By Sarah Schwartz Students in Whitney Poucher’s cybersecurity education courses are no strangers to highly technical topics. At Greenbrier High School in Georgia’s Columbia County district, they learn how hackers monitor users’ systems to exploit weaknesses, and staff from the nearby U.S. Army fort drop ...

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PAREXEL Appoints Jamie Macdonald as Chief Executive Officer

Company Co-founder Josef von Rickenbach to retire after 35 years of leadership; serve as Chairman of the Board BOSTON, March 6, 2018 – PAREXEL International Corporation, the world’s leading innovator of biopharmaceutical services, today announced the appointment of Jamie Macdonald as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective March 15, 2018. Josef ...

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Off-grid battery storage is bringing power to people

More than a billion people around the globe don’t have access to electricity, according to official figures, and many of those are in sub-Saharan Africa. Home solar-powered energy systems mean families who aren’t on an electric grid now have power. Batteries store power by day, to use at night. These ...

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Spotlight on Data and Assessment

Data and Assessment FREE Check out the complete collection of Education Week Spotlights here. The Education Week Spotlight on Data and Assessment is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors on: Using assessment data to understand students’ learning strategies Tailoring classroom instruction through kindergarten assessments How states and districts ...

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Media Literacy – Education Week

Report Roundup “The Promises, Challenges, and Futures of Media Literacy” Some interventions designed to teach students to be more savvy about consuming media show promise—but the fragmenting media landscape is a far bigger problem than students alone can address, no matter how well-educated they are, argues a new report from ...

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Geraint Griffiths Appointed Joint MD of Aareon UK Ltd

Geraint Griffiths will join Nigel Rees as Joint MD of leading UK social-housing systems innovator Aareon UK Ltd. (www.aareon.co.uk). He replaces Steve Makin who is leaving to pursue new challenges. Griffiths who joined in 1993 and who has been Chief Operating Officer at Aareon UK for the last 15 years, ...

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