Tag: Education

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  • 5 ed-tech start-ups you should know about

    5 ed-tech start-ups you should know about

    Here are five test preparation platforms where aspirants can get help such as clarifying any doubt, live interactive classes, and day-wise preparation plans for the upcoming competitive exams.

    March 13, 2019
  • Gradeup preparation platform for competitive exams

    Gradeup preparation platform for competitive exams

    Anyone, who is preparing for competitive exams, has access to plenty of material to practise and prepare for their exams.

    March 7, 2019
  • Making learning immersive with blended learning

    Making learning immersive with blended learning

    While the typical, traditional face to face training benefit from the social aspects like communication and development of manual skills, digital forms of learning are generally associated with higher degrees of efficiency and flexibility, based specifically on ensuring demands of learnability.

    February 27, 2019
  • Empowering education holistically

    Empowering education holistically

    Virtual classrooms are enhancing teaching and learning environment by providing the right mix of advanced technology

    January 15, 2019
  • Reinventing Teaching

    Reinventing Teaching

    The shift in mindset that the teachers need to adjust to is that modern technology has provided students and indeed, everyone with exceptional information at the touch of a button.

    January 10, 2019
  • Why college education may be obsolete in near future

    Why college education may be obsolete in near future

    College education, which was once a ticket to employment and higher pay, may not continue to be so in the future, writes Sampad Ghosh (student of class XI) of The Levelfield School, Suri.

    December 21, 2018
  • Education is a distant dream for them!

    Education is a distant dream for them!

    Forced by question of survival, the migrant families have no option but to look for greener pastures at the cost of education of their children.

    December 20, 2018
  • J-K government to open help centres for Kashmiri students in other states

    J-K government to open help centres for Kashmiri students in other states

    Nearly 20,000 students from the state are pursuing higher studies in various colleges in other states. This year, around 3820 students got admission to various undergraduate courses.

    November 16, 2018
  • Train the Trainer

    Train the Trainer

    Of the many sectors critical to a country’s development, education is definitely the most important. And it is with this objective that all countries treat it with the utmost care and importance. This perhaps is the reason why the benefits of education have spread across the world. The countries, which had realised this earlier and …

    November 13, 2018
  • President Kovind calls for more participation in education

    President Kovind calls for more participation in education

    President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday exhorted people from all streams of the society to ensure their participation and contribution to education. Speaking at an event at the Patanjali University after inaugurating the two-day ‘Gyan Kumbh’ here, the President urged the participants to find solutions to the challenges to quality education. Lauding the efforts of …

    November 3, 2018
  • Dire need to create secure spaces for students away from home!

    Dire need to create secure spaces for students away from home!

    With premium higher education institutions mushrooming across the country and the existing institutes getting a face-lift with high-quality infrastructure and facilities, as well as classrooms equipped with latest technology, students are expecting more from every aspect of their college life, especially accommodation.

    October 22, 2018
  • Poverty’s sick parade

    Poverty’s sick parade

    “One billion people worldwide have come out of poverty since 2000,” asserts the just-released report, ‘The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Goalkeepers: The Stories Behind the Data, 2018’. China and India played a key role in the achievement, the report contends. Yes, that wouldn’t have been possible without factoring in the numbers in these two …

    October 20, 2018
  • Education and Election

    Education and Election

    Last Friday’s order of Calcutta High Court is suitably strident as it accords precedence to the compulsions of learning rather than election-related duties, such as detailing teachers for roll revision on school days. The verdict, a clear signal to the Election Commission of India, upholds the binary of teacher and taught, indeed the Right to …

    October 5, 2018
  • Remembering the best of teachers

    Remembering the best of teachers

    The storyteller knows for certain that mere preaching is not teaching and that learning stems from the curiosity created. She also knows how the rightly chosen stories could play an effective role in educating people. It is the ancient way of imparting education.

    September 2, 2018
  • Person listed as SC/ST in one state can’t claim quota benefits in another state: Supreme Court

    Person listed as SC/ST in one state can’t claim quota benefits in another state: Supreme Court

    In a majority judgment, a Constitution Bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi said, “A person notified as a Scheduled Caste in State ‘A’ cannot claim the same status in another state on the basis that he is declared a Scheduled Caste in State ‘A’.”

    August 31, 2018
  • A roller-coaster ride

    A roller-coaster ride

    Virtual reality can potentially change the way a learner interacts with a dry subject matter by turning it into a real life-like experience through immersive graphics and animation.

    August 28, 2018
  • Those dividing nation on religious terms are not its well-wishers: Kejriwal

    Those dividing nation on religious terms are not its well-wishers: Kejriwal

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday urged people to love and respect fellow Indians for the nation’s development, saying those dividing the country on religious grounds are not its well-wishers. “People are made to fight in the name of religion. One religion is instigated against another. The nation is our mother and we are …

    August 15, 2018