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  • Pitfalls of private education

    Pitfalls of private education

    Most of these observations are based on my own past experiences and interactions with parents, stakeholders and students as an academician from higher education.

    July 23, 2022
  • UGC to launch a common entrance test for university admissions

    UGC to launch a common entrance test for university admissions

    Talking to the Statesman, Prof M Jagadesh Kumar said that it was one of the most important parts of the NEP2020 (National Education Policy). “This would do away with the inequality in the education system of different boards and create a level playing field for all the students of various state universities. 

    March 27, 2022
  • Kansal asks agriculture students to take up mushroom cultivation and spawn production

    Kansal asks agriculture students to take up mushroom cultivation and spawn production

    Dr JP Sharma, Vice Chancellor SKUAST highlighted various Experiential Learning Programmes being run in the University.

    January 12, 2022
  • Skills vs College Degrees: Key element reinventing the future of work

    Skills vs College Degrees: Key element reinventing the future of work

    Given the estimates of the World Economic Forum – more than 1 billion jobs, almost one-third of all jobs worldwide are likely to be transformed by technology in the coming decade.

    October 29, 2021
  • Detriment of Learning

    Detriment of Learning

    The exclusion is, therefore, remarkable and a far cry from the purportedly moderate and inclusive governance that the Taliban regime had promised on August 15, when the hardliners had assumed power

    September 30, 2021
  • Online challenges

    Online challenges

    No instructional technology has been developed to replace cooperative learning that takes place in group projects, field studies, recitals and presentations. It is generally agreed that students do not learn merely from textbooks; if so, teachers would not be required

    March 15, 2021
  • Education suffers

    Education suffers

    It thus comes about that schools and higher education have been allocated Rs 93,224 crore, a striking cut from Rs 99,311 crore last year which was a decidedly wasted year in terms of advancement of learning from the preschool to the post-graduate and doctoral levels.

    February 5, 2021
  • UK universities plan for globally-leading higher education beyond Covid-19, focus on Indian students

    UK universities plan for globally-leading higher education beyond Covid-19, focus on Indian students

    The Universities representative body described a major competitive advantage for the country to help grow education exports and attract, nurture and retain global talent if it embraces policies which ensure it is attractive to international talent, including from India.

    October 22, 2020
  • NEP sets vision of developing equitable and vibrant knowledge society: President Kovind

    NEP sets vision of developing equitable and vibrant knowledge society: President Kovind

    Appreciating the efforts of the Education Ministry and Dr Kasturirangan and his team, who prepared the policy, the President mentioned that the Policy has been prepared after extensive consultation with 2.5 lakh gram panchayats, more than 12,500 local bodies and about 675 districts generating more than two lakh suggestions thereby reflecting a ground-level understanding.

    September 19, 2020
  • Striking a balance

    Striking a balance

    The National Education Policy suggests that rich Indian legacies must not only be preserved but also researched and put to new uses through education

    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
  • PM to deliver inaugural address at ‘Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under NEP’ tomorrow

    PM to deliver inaugural address at ‘Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under NEP’ tomorrow

    A number of dignitaries including the Chairman and Members, Committee for Draft NEP as well as eminent academicians/scientists will speak on different aspects of the National Education Policy.

    August 6, 2020
  • HRD ministry clarifies admission concession to Kashmiri Pandits within existing quota

    HRD ministry clarifies admission concession to Kashmiri Pandits within existing quota

    HRD ministry, last month had decided concessions available for Kashmiri migrants will also be available to non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits, for admission into higher educational institutions in other parts of the country from the 2020-21 academic session.

    November 17, 2019
  • Delhi govt to fund higher education for Valmiki community children

    Delhi govt to fund higher education for Valmiki community children

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said results of the Delhi government schools’ students in CBSE examinations are better than the private schools and children, no matter whatever community they belonged to, will be studying in the same school and same class together.

    October 14, 2019
  • Budget 2019: Rs 400 cr allocated for boosting higher education

    Budget 2019: Rs 400 cr allocated for boosting higher education

    The amount, provided under the head "World Class Institutions", is more than three times the revised estimates for the previous year.

    July 5, 2019
  • In Siliguri school, girls vow not to marry until graduation

    In Siliguri school, girls vow not to marry until graduation

    "As we welcomed the new comers, we made everyone, especially the girls, aware of the fact that they could be independent women in life if they choose to continue their education up to graduation at least," school officials said.

    June 29, 2019
  • Australia is pulling power as a strong higher education and research destination

    Australia is pulling power as a strong higher education and research destination

    The US was the preferred higher education destination but recent years have witnessed a strong rethink, with Australia rapidly emerging as a credible alternative

    January 18, 2019