US education

Tech’s push to teach coding isn’t about kids’ success it’s about cutting wages

Todays hi-tech wages threaten Silicon Valleys bottom line. What better way to drive down coders pay than by investing in a new generation of cheap labor? This month, millions of children returned to school. This year, an unprecedented number of them will learn to code. Computer science courses for children […]

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Pearson to axe 3,000 jobs after slump at main US business

Cost-cutting move aims to save educational publisher about 300m a year with 10% cut in global staff after biggest loss in history in 2016 Pearson is to cut 3,000 jobs as the embattled company looks to slash costs after a slump at its US higher education business. The worlds largest […]

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