Education

Delhi govt’s mega PTM Part 2: Class 10 board exams primary topic of discussion

The AAP-led Delhi government on September 1 organised this academic year’s first mega Parents-Teachers-Meeting (PTM) in its 1,041 schools. According to reports, the comeback of class 10 board exam was the most discussed topic at the PTM. Not only in building a bond between teachers and parents, the mega meeting aims to start a positive dialogue and it is hoped ... Read More »

IITs, Central universities to host patriotic rock band concerts

IITs, Central universities to host patriotic rock band concerts The IITs and central universities have been asked by the HRD Ministry to host music bands who would be performing patriotic numbers.   Representative image The IITs and central universities have been asked by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry to host music bands who would be performing patriotic numbers. Students ... Read More »

Railway board asks book stalls at the platform to sell books on India Culture, morals

The Railway Board has instructed all general managers to display books on Indian culture and morals at all platform kiosks. Railway platforms must sell books on India Culture, morals The Railway Board has instructed all general managers to display books on Indian culture and morals at all platform kiosks. According to a report in PTI, “Zonal railways shall ensure that all MPS ... Read More »

The Purpose of Education—According to Students

Radio Atlantic recently examined a question that underpins many, if not most, debates about education in the U.S.: What are public schools for? Increasingly, it seems, American parents expect schools to first and foremost serve as pipelines into the workforce—places where kids develop the skills they need to get into a good college, land a good job, and ultimately have a leg up ... Read More »

Railway board asks book stalls at the platform to sell books on India Culture, morals

According to a report in PTI, “Zonal railways shall ensure that all MPS must display and sell books pertaining to Indian tradition, culture, values, morals and history.” Furthermore, the report stated that multipurpose stalls will have all miscellaneous, curio stalls, bookstalls and chemist stalls. Book stall policy of 2004 The stalls will keep books on varied subjects like literature, history, children’s literature, ... Read More »

Pilot project: Around 5,000 KV school students to get tablets, teachers to track the study pattern

In order to keep a track on efficiency and research skills, around 5,000 class 8 students of Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) are being given tablets as a part of a pilot project. They will especially be used for science and mathematics and will allow teachers to keep a track on whether students are actually studying at home. One school from each ... Read More »

Pilot project: Around 5,000 KV school students to get tablets, teachers to track the study pattern

In order to keep a track on efficiency and research skills, around 5,000 class 8 students of Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) are being given tablets as a part of a pilot project. They will especially be used for science and mathematics and will allow teachers to keep a track on whether students are actually studying at home. One school from each ... Read More »

Elon Musk’s Next Frontier? Education

These days, there is no shortage of billionaire education evangelists aiming to improve the way children learn. From Bill and Melinda Gates to Eli and Edythe Broad, moneyed activists have been feverishly investing in schools, scholarships, and political campaigns in the hopes of finding the antidote to the education system’s ills. Now the industry has another player: Elon Musk. The Tesla ... Read More »

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park will soon launch SMART 50 solutions to create young entrepreneurs

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP) has aligned with the government’s ‘Startup India’ initiative to launch ‘Smart Fifty – 50 Solutions to Transform India’, making a path for socio-economic development through innovation and entrepreneurship. IIMCIP objectives To promote entrepreneurship and create a nurturing ecosystem where fledgling enterprises with innovative ideas and solutions can flourish To promote ... Read More »

Government of Singapore plans to establish Skill Centre at Guwahati

A Skill Centre will soon be coming up in Guwahati which will cater to the entire North-Eastern region. A Skill Centre will soon be coming up in Guwahati as the government of Singapore is planning to set up the same. The centre will cater to the entire North-Eastern region. This was stated here by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) ... Read More »