March news review

In this informal chat about education news from around the world this March, Emma and Alice discuss the move in Oaklama, USA to a state-wide four-day week, the rhetoric around arming North American teachers with guns and the amazing teacher in Ghana who teachers ICT without any computers.

References:

1. Oaklahoma schools move to a four day week to cope with teacher shortages
https://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21736102-low-teacher-pay-and-severe-budget-cuts-are-driving-schools-brink-whats-matter

2. School shooting in America - arming teachers

Trump says ex-military people workign as teachers could be armed
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/03/11/politics/white-house-gun-school-safety-proposals/index.html
#armmewith
https://twitter.com/hashtag/armmewith?lang=en

3. Richard Appiah Akoto is a teacher from Ghana who teachers about computing using just a blackboard and chalk
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-africa-43487852/viral-teacher-s-inspirational-chalkboard-pc

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