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  • Vital to impart proper skills to India’s youth

    Vital to impart proper skills to India’s youth

    The Modi government tried to give shape to the rhetoric of Skilling India within 100 days of its formation by creating a new ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship, in combination with youth affairs and sports. But, in practice, there is growing mismatch between the capacities of an aspiring employee with the need of an employer with diverse expectations and requirements.

    January 4, 2021
  • Vice President Naidu asks universities and educators to reassess education system

    Vice President Naidu asks universities and educators to reassess education system

    Addressing the 13th e-convocation of ICFAI University, Sikkim, through video-conferencing today, the Vice President asked the educators to take inspiration from our holistic Vedic education and understand the vision behind New Education Policy.

    November 26, 2020
  • Learnings for Tomorrow

    Learnings for Tomorrow

    The current phase gives us an opportunity to reimagine teaching and learning for the post-Covid era. The joys of interaction and the benefits of physical classrooms would never be replaced with digital technologies, but the blended learning format provides us with the possibilities to rethink how academics would be handled

    September 25, 2020
  • Rise Of A New Era

    Rise Of A New Era

    Smart classrooms are not only transforming education in private schools but are also rapidly making inroads in government ones as well

    September 10, 2020
  • Devil in the Details

    Devil in the Details

    Lofty futuristic goals no doubt, with tectonic potential to transform India from an educationally laggard country into a self-reliant knowledge superpower only if sincere implementation can be ensured which would need enormous resources, and it is here that the NEP disappoints. The total combined public expenditure on education by the Centre and the states, currently at only about 4 per cent of GDP, falls way behind the target of 6 per cent envisaged in all previous Education Policies

    September 5, 2020
  • A New Policy

    A New Policy

    The Four Year Undergraduate Programme, by introducing multiple exit points, may institutionalise drop-outs. Recent rise in enrollment in colleges has already created a tremendous pressure on the quality of teaching-learning process. With an additional year there will be difficulty in accommodating extra numbers for many institutions

    August 30, 2020
  • Covid and Radio

    Covid and Radio

    Radio has been the cheapest way of delivery and extensively used for educational purposes all over the world for a long time. This technology has two aspects: radio broadcast for direct consumption and a recording of broadcasts to be stored and used much in the same way as audio material

    August 24, 2020
  • ‘Positive use of technology ensures better education’

    ‘Positive use of technology ensures better education’

    VN Chaturvedi, secretary general, Vidya Mandir Society, speaks about how it is important for academic institutes to utilise the Internet to keep pace with the fast moving world.

    July 10, 2019
  • How to broaden your critical thinking skills

    How to broaden your critical thinking skills

    Studies identify critical thinking as one of the key skills that contributes to 60-70% of workplace success in addition to EQ, problem-solving, people management, teamwork and collaboration, communication among other key skills

    May 2, 2019
  • Education 2120: What will education look like 100 years from now

    Education 2120: What will education look like 100 years from now

    With the advancements in technology that are taking place every day, education may soon cease to be something that happens for a fixed amount of time within the confines of 4 walls.

    April 24, 2019
  • Co-curricular activities working as a catalyst in classroom learning

    Co-curricular activities working as a catalyst in classroom learning

    Co-curricular activities are defined as activities that enable to supplement and complement the curricular or main syllabi activities of a child.

    December 3, 2018
  • Education system should have a practical approach

    Education system should have a practical approach

    More than just providing degrees, the present education system must focus on bridging the skill gap.

    October 30, 2018
  • Only holistic education can create peaceful future: Dalai Lama

    Only holistic education can create peaceful future: Dalai Lama

    Interacting with 28 youth peace builders from 14 countries of conflict, he said the younger generations have the opportunity to contribute to a happier world.

    October 25, 2018
  • Broaden your perspectives

    Broaden your perspectives

    Management courses must inculcate in students the virtues and skills required to make an impact in the industry they are about to enter.

    September 18, 2018
  • Mirroring a dynamic industry

    Mirroring a dynamic industry

    Today's engineering curriculum needs to be interdisciplinary, focusing on analytical skills, effective communication and creative thinking to solve real world problems.

    August 21, 2018
  • Learner as Marks-ist

    Learner as Marks-ist

    The problem with the orthodox education system is the assembly-line production of degree and diploma-holders, with no real value. The focus is always on mechanical transfer of facts and information through learning by rote. The emphasis is more on passing an exam and scoring high marks. The overriding objective of the learner is to figure …

    August 13, 2018
  • Education system being strengthened in border schools: Soni

    Education system being strengthened in border schools: Soni

    Punjab Education Minister Om Prakash Soni on Friday said the state government was taking steps to strengthen the education system in the border areas of the state. Soni said that during the tenure of previous Parkash Singh Badal government, the future of the children of the border areas was completely neglected and the number of …

    August 3, 2018