Nokia 3 to Receive Android 8.0 Oreo Update Directly, Skip Android 7.1.2 Nougat

HIGHLIGHTS HMD Global’s Sarvikas confirmed direct Oreo update for Nokia 3 Nokia 3 won’t receive Android 7.1.2 Nougat update The smartphone was launched with Android 7.0 Nougat in February Weeks after bringing an Android Oreo update to Nokia 8, HMD Global is now all set to release the same latest update for Nokia 3. The new move also points to the fact that the Finnish company has no plans to bring an Android 7.1.2 Nougat update for the Nokia 3 smartphone. HMD Global’s Juho Sarvikas on Saturday confirmed the ongoing developments. Sarvikas, the…

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NZ: two regions receive $300k to grow int’l ed

Two regions in New Zealand have received federal funding totalling more than NZ$300,000 in order to develop their international education strategies and further their outreach as study destinations. The region of Manawatu has secured NZ$150,000 in funding. Photo: Whanganui in Manawatu/Ang Wickham Natalie is a journalism graduate from City University London, who spent part of her degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying mass communication. In her spare time, she is either glued to the news channels or watching Making a Murderer. International education is worth…

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NZ: two regions receive $300k to grow int’l ed

Two regions in New Zealand have received federal funding totalling more than NZ$300,000 in order to develop their international education strategies and further their outreach as study destinations. The region of Manawatu has secured NZ$150,000 in funding. Photo: Whanganui in Manawatu/Ang Wickham Natalie is a journalism graduate from City University London, who spent part of her degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying mass communication. In her spare time, she is either glued to the news channels or watching Homeland. International education is worth NZ$2.85bn to…

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Lucie Lapovsky to Receive Donna Shavlik Award at ACE2016

Michigan ACE Network for Women Leaders in Higher Education Also to be Recognized ACE announced today that Lucie Lapovsky, a longtime advocate for achieving gender equity in higher education leadership, will receive the 2016 Donna Shavlik Award. The award will be presented at ACE2016, ACE’s 98th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, during the Women’s Leadership Dinner on Saturday, March 12. ACE established the Donna Shavlik Award to honor the long and outstanding service of Donna Shavlik, former director of ACE’s Office of Women in Higher Education (now part of the…

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Private school pupils ‘receive equivalent of two years’ extra education’

Children who attend private schools benefit from the equivalent of two years’ extra education by the time they are 16, research suggests. Academics from Durham University analysed differences in attainment between state and private school pupils, taking their prior attainment, family background and gender into account. Private pupils were ahead of their state school counterparts at ages four, eight, 10 and 16, the study found. The research, commissioned by the Independent Schools Council, found that private schooling boosts teenagers’ GCSEs by almost two-thirds of a grade per subject. The biggest…

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