Education

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  • Rather reassuring

    Rather reassuring

    At a time when minority communities and their institutions feel they are under attack from the “lunatic fringe”, and there is an attempt at negative projection of any school/college which has a “Saint” prefix to its name, the President has......

    September 22, 2017
  • Educate the young to stay relevant amid change: Kovind

    Educate the young to stay relevant amid change: Kovind

    As one of the youngest nations, it was imperative that the Indian youths' energy was harnessed for national development and education could be used to that effect, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Wednesday. "India is in the midst of......

    September 20, 2017
  • The melancholic aspect in literature

    The melancholic aspect in literature

    The human race displays an infinite capacity for dividing itself into various categories -- justified or not. But one rather interesting differentiation is in the (figurative) eyeglasses people use to see their world, with their lenses' colour ranging from rose......

    September 20, 2017
  • Strengthening quality education

    Strengthening quality education

    India is home to the highest number of children in the world. Over 80 million children below six have no access to early childhood development. Worldwide research confirms that access to high-quality early childhood development is the foundation for lifelong......

    September 14, 2017
  • Volunteers to check every child has access to education: Kejriwal

    Volunteers to check every child has access to education: Kejriwal

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that party volunteers will go door-to-door in their respective booths across the capital to check that every child has access to education and the family......

    September 10, 2017
  • Mamata Banerjee bats for language education

    Mamata Banerjee bats for language education

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that students in the state would be encouraged to learn different languages but stressed that Bengali, being the regional language, should also be studied in parallel. "For several years, generations were......

    September 5, 2017
  • Shifting focus from cash to rewards

    Shifting focus from cash to rewards

    Many companies make the assumption that cash can fetch the results that they want from their workforce. Whether it is employees clocking in overtime to wrap up a project or achieving their sales targets, cash incentives seem to be a......

    August 18, 2017
  • 'In a state of disrepair'

    'In a state of disrepair'

    Padma Shri Pritam Singh, a leading personality on the higher education scene in India said, over a decade ago, “Laxmi the goddess of wealth, was freed from chains in 1991”, when the government, faced with an imminent default in meeting......

    August 15, 2017
  • For quality education

    For quality education

    Education is the single most important factor in breaking the cycle of poverty. By receiving a quality education, children are empowered to reach their full potential and become healthy, happy, income-producing adults. According to the World Bank, eight million children......

    August 10, 2017
  • Holistic mode of education

    Holistic mode of education

    'Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” This quote from Albert Einstein, a school dropout and one of the greatest scientists of all time, succinctly sums up what the traditional approach to education......

    August 7, 2017
  • What ails business education in India

    What ails business education in India

    When IIM was established first in Calcutta followed by Ahmadabad, Dr Kurien, famous father of milk revolution advised that graduates with working experience in executive cadre should be admitted into the course, but this was ignored. Since 2003 there has......

    August 7, 2017
  • FinTech must make way for EdTech

    FinTech must make way for EdTech

    Last week my elder brother made a remark that shook my understanding of education, “I learn today more from YouTube than I have learnt all my life”. In truth, we are bombarded by so much information that we have knowledge......

    August 6, 2017
  • Driven by technological adoption

    Driven by technological adoption

    Technology has gradually been entering the domain of education. Knowledge, something which was once solely restricted to books, is now actively being accessed by the use of various platforms such as websites, applications, videos, and live chats. Multitude of schools......

    August 1, 2017