Greens pledge free education for Wollongong uni and TAFE students

The 30-year wait for free higher education will come to an end should the Greens’ new education plan be adopted. Greens senator Mehreen Faruqi dropped by Wollongong on Monday to sell the party’s plans to offer free undergraduate university degrees and TAFE qualifications as part of a five-point higher education plan it says will “transform” Australia. Senator Faruqi wasn’t around the last time education was free but sits next to many politicians in parliament who “did get the benefit of free education to progress their careers.” “Free education is not a…

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Abu Dhabi nursery offers free education to orphans

Dubai: Four children with difficult economic circumstances will get a chance to receive early-years education for free, thanks to one school leader’s new initiative in Abu Dhabi. Zeina Musbah Moughrabi, early childhood education specialist and head principal of Giggles English Nurseries in Abu Dhabi, noticed how some people she knew, who lost a parent or both parents at a young age, were unable to pursue their education because of financial constraints. “These are people who are dear to my heart. As children, when they wanted to get educated, they could…

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