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Brown University,

Providence, R.I.; coeducational chartered 1764 as Rhode Island College at Warren, opened 1765. It moved to Providence in 1770 and was renamed for Nicholas BrownBrown, Nicholas,
1769–1841, American manufacturer and philanthropist, b. Providence, R.I., grad. Rhode Island College (renamed Brown Univ. in 1804 for him), 1786. He extended the internationally known mercantile business of his father, Nicholas Brown.
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 in 1804. Pembroke College, established in 1891 as an affiliated college for women, merged with Brown in 1971. The John Carter Brown Library (see Brown, John CarterBrown, John Carter,
1797–1874, American book collector and philanthropist, b. Providence, R.I.; son of Nicholas Brown. In about 1840 he began collecting books printed before 1800 relating to America, and the result was a remarkable library of 5,600 volumes.
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) is especially significant for its early Americana.
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Mr Lewis, who in June accepted all of Prof Donaldson's recommendations, said: "I am determined that our new curriculum will embody better learning and higher standards for all and to help ensure this I want the teaching profession to play a central part in designing and developing it.
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We could see that the new curriculum would be administratively challenging to implement and there didn't appear to be any online tool to help teachers link together the curriculum with their learning aims and assessment.
Ministry of Education Chief Public Relations Officer Johanna Absalom told the Economist that the introduction of a new curriculum will be done in phases starting with lower primary in 2015.
The orientation session aims to achieve institutional integration between Adec and local institutions to support the new curriculum," said Dr Mugheer Al Khaili, Adec director general.
A source at the Ministry of Education, however, said the ministry was keen on providing the new curriculum and text books at the end of the last academic year.
Higher Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid told a press conference in Kabul that the new curriculum had been prepared keeping in view contemporary requirements.
A priority motion passed by delegates raised fresh concerns that the new curriculum will leave pupils facing a narrow "kings and queens" history curriculum and geography lessons that simply deal with "capes, bays, rivers and mountain ranges".
The protesting students are preparing to become teachers in rural areas, and they are angry because the new curriculum includes English and computer science, which they see as low-priority subjects in poor rural areas of Mexico, AFP reported.
The varsity has decided to make a new curriculum for all undergraduate courses for the session starting July 2013.
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