First day of Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett concludes

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett appeared before the Senate for the first day of confirmation hearings Monday.

The Senate Judiciary Committee hearings will span four days, beginning with members and Barrett herself making opening statements.

Stream the hearings live right here; check back for live updates.

Opening statements

Senator Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., made the first opening statement before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Monday for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Graham, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, discussed the legacy of late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

“This is a vacancy that has occurred to a tragic loss of a great woman. And we’re going to fill that vacancy with another great woman. The bottom line here is that the senate is doing its duty. Constitutionally,” said Graham.

Graham went on to reiterate Barrett’s written statement sent to the

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6th World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy 2020 concludes with Declaration of The Dalai Lama Chair | India Education,Education News India,Education News

Mumbai: The 6th World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy 2020, held from 2nd October 2020 to 4th October 2020, was successfully concluded with global leaders appealing to the youth for world peace and spreading harmony and positivity during the times of the pandemic. The virtual summit culminated with the declaration of The Dalai Lama Chair, hosted by MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU) at the backdrop of the World Peace Dome along with an engaging discussion on the importance of Indic Studies/The Dalai Lama Studies for Future Of World Peace, which was the key highlight of the day.

Addressing Global Issues

The three-day summit was a great success and saw a host of attendees and stalwarts addressing global issues, such as the need for the eradication of Biological and Chemical Weapons, Climate Change – Impact on World Peace, amongst others. Another prominent issue, which was highlighted was that of COVID-19,

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Research concludes that remote learning might not be a bad thing

Research concludes that remote learning might not be a bad thing
The report concluded remote and online teacher education can achieve the principles of effective learning design in teacher education. Credit: Mohamed Hasan

Remote and blended approaches to teacher education can be as effective as face-to-face approaches concludes a new study from the University of Birmingham.


The new report by Dr. Thomas Perry from the University of Birmingham’s School of Education highlights how in March 2020 many teacher educators were forced to expand their remote learning provision and, in some cases, get to grips with remote teacher education for the first time.

The research examined the evidence and debate within the research literature about whether remote and blended teacher education can be effective and how. It suggests that the tools and technologies of blended and online learning can be used to bring together teaching practice, pupil learning, and new approaches for assessment, discussion and reflection. These may enhance and become a

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