education system

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  • Inspiring story of a radical, but practical, Ireland-born nun

    Inspiring story of a radical, but practical, Ireland-born nun

    Title: Girls Are Our Future -- Thoughts of a Practical Radical Nun; Author: Sister Cyril, Neil Farrelly and Greg Dale; Publisher: Konark Publishers; Price: Rs 595; Pages: 283. An Irish nun came to Calcutta (now Kolkata) in 1956 and soon......

    November 18, 2017
  • Preparing students for viable careers

    Preparing students for viable careers

    With technological developments causing disruption in the job sphere for young students, the decision to assign all schools with education and career guidance counsellors has been a wise choice.

    November 1, 2017
  • Indian education system: Towards holistic approach

    Indian education system: Towards holistic approach

    Indian education system is evolving in many ways, owing to the advancement of technology as well as rapid change of mentality of the people of all segment of society. Government intervention in merging pedagogy system of education has taken to......

    September 19, 2017
  • Privately does it

    Privately does it

    Don't sell your books and keep your diplomas. Sell your diplomas, if you get anyone to buy them, and keep your books. ~ Walter B Pitkin In this censure of the examination system, Pitkin obviously referred to the obsession with......

    September 11, 2017
  • Why quizzing is important for students

    Why quizzing is important for students

    Many of us in the 40-plus bracket will recall youthful evenings in front of the TV watching students battle it out in the Bournvita Quiz Contest. But since its last episode was aired, there has been no all-India show mounted......

    August 20, 2017
  • Comprehensive nature of frameworks

    Comprehensive nature of frameworks

    Academic institutional rankings are beneficial to the entire education system. Take any key stakeholder and the rankings invariably are an important information point of reference. For example, these are increasingly being used by the students as a sole criteria for......

    August 1, 2017
  • SAD accuses Punjab CM not fulfilling promise on free education

    SAD accuses Punjab CM not fulfilling promise on free education

    Accusing Punjab government for failing to fulfill its free education commitment, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Tuesday said chief minister (CM) Captain Amarinder Singh led government has betrayed young girls by failing to implement the free education system. In a statement......

    July 25, 2017
  • Addressing the issue of accessibility

    Addressing the issue of accessibility

    With the advent of digital India, the country education system is undergoing a huge revolution. Traditional classrooms are fast getting replaced with digital or smart classes as they are popularly known. According to a recent survey report by the UK-India......

    March 27, 2017
  • Beyond the learning curve

    Beyond the learning curve

    With the turn of the century, technology has revolutionised the way we do things. What is interesting is that many don’t realise the potential they have access to, even though they use them regularly. It has paved its way into......

    February 27, 2017
  • The need to revamp

    The need to revamp

    The century old model of education system in India needs a critical examination in a rapidly globalising world. Despite impressive reforms in almost all sectors of economy, higher education remains the least reformed or rather untouched sector in India. It......

    January 30, 2017