*Sweden adopted some of most radical school reforms. STOCKHOLM, Dec 10- When one of the biggest private education firms in Sweden went bankrupt earlier this year, it left 11,000 students in the lurch and made Stockholm rethink its pioneering market reform of the state schools system.» Read More
Financial literacy among teens is low, despite persistent efforts to improve matters. But what teachers say teens don't know may surprise you.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 7- Twitter Inc's initial public offering marks something of a coming out party for San Francisco as a technology capital, giving the city a home-grown success story to rival those of Silicon Valley to the south.
MADRID, Nov 6- When Catalonia's local language was reintroduced in the northern Spanish region's schools three decades ago, Nati Grabiel was on the frontlines of the effort, training teachers to educate in the Catalan tongue.
South Korea came to a grinding halt on Thursday morning as 650,000 high school seniors prepared to take the most important exam of their lives.
South Korean markets opened one hour later for trade on Thursday due to a national college entrance exam. CNBC's Chery Kang reports.
Andrew Selepak, University of Florida director of social media masters program, and Anthony Rotolo, Syracuse University professor, discuss the advantages of using Twitter as a learning tool.
"You'll never get that," said attorney Adam Minsky of Boston, who has brokered settlement deals for several clients. " Increasing numbers of borrowers are struggling with their student loan payments, according to the most recent Department of Education figures.
Alistair Cox, CEO of Hays, discusses the U.K.'s employment situation and says more needs to be done to align education with future job creation better so that the country can be "self-sufficient in skills".
*Tribes want more jobs, drinkable water. Al-Toraba, BASRA, Iraq, Oct 31- Sheikh Mansour Hamid al-Imara clutches his prayer beads and watches a huge new oil facility nearing completion across the road from his village, hoping that Russian operator Lukoil will offer his poor tribesmen a better way of life.
*Publisher feels impact of lower U.S. freshman enrolments. LONDON, Oct 30- British publisher Pearson said it expected 2013 adjusted operating profit to be lower than last year due to weaker demand for college textbooks in its North American Education division, sending its shares sliding.
PARIS, Oct 29- French energy giants Total and EDF said they were joining forces with French research institutes and schools to create a solar energy research institute south of Paris, with a 150 million euro budget.
*Expects to save at least $300 million in 2014. Oct 23- University of Phoenix owner Apollo Group Inc stunned Wall Street with its ability to trim fat and by finally reporting a slowdown in new enrolment declines, lifting shares of the for-profit education companies.
Student loan servicers use tactics that increase costs for consumers who want to pay their loans off early or have trouble making payments.
Teaching charity is important, but taking your kids to work at a soup kitchen during the holidays is not the way to do it. Here's what works.
Peter Tufano, Dean of Said Business School, University of Oxford says students from emerging markets continue to flock to business school. He also describes rising interest in entrepreneurship programs.
CHICAGO, Oct 17- Do you need an MBA degree to figure out the new health insurance exchanges? "Most people had trouble combining the policy premium, co-pay and deductible to understand their total likely cost," said Eric Johnson, director of the Center for the Decision Sciences at Columbia Business School and co-author of the study.
Educators say there's a growing place for comic books and graphic novels in the classroom.
WASHINGTON, Oct 16- Private student loan borrowers report payment processing errors that hurt their credit and raised costs, and lawmakers may need to step in if the problems hurt the economy, a U.S. consumer watchdog said on Wednesday.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on a private school outside of Dallas where the student business club has taken mock investing to a whole new level.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports venture capitalists have poured well over half a billion dollars into "ed tech startups" in the last year.