Education

IIT Madras gets world’s largest combustion research centre

Promising a giant boost to the Indian scientific community, the world’s largest combustion research centre was inaugurated at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras today. The National Centre for Combustion Research and Development (NCCRD) was inaugurated by NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat in the presence of Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, a release by the ... Read More »

Education Dept rescinds documents on rights of students with disabilities: report

The Education Department has rescinded 72 documents that laid out the rights of students with disabilities, The Washington Post reported Saturday. The department has pulled the guidance as part of the Trump administration’s attempts to repeal regulations officials believe to be unnecessary.  The documents were rescinded on Oct. 2, according to the Post.A spokeswoman for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos did not return a ... Read More »

Buhari directs ministry to convene summit on education

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Education to convene a ministerial summit on education within the next few weeks. The President gave the directive on Saturday in Ilorin, in his address at the 33rd Convocation of the University of Ilorin. The president was represented by Prof. Abubakar Abdulrasheed, the Executive Secretary of the National University Commission. He explained ... Read More »

Ombudsman could investigate Victorian education department boss

Victoria’s education boss could be investigated by the Ombudsman over explosive claims she tried to pressure a youth justice executive not to give damaging court evidence against the Andrews government. Fairfax Media can reveal that a parliamentary committee will refer the allegations involving education department secretary Gill Callister​ to the state watchdog, paving the way for a potential probe into one ... Read More »

Prayers won’t eradicate Boko Haram, education will, says Nigerian bishop

Bishop Matthew Kukah of Nigeria is warning that Boko Haram will continue to recruit young people so long as efforts aren’t made to educate the youth. He said the rise of the Islamic terrorist organization is one of the consequences of “having over 15 million kids walking the streets with no education. Just feasting on drugs…these are the consequences for ... Read More »

Govt intends to make Indian universities world-class, says Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at the centenary celebrations of Patna University, in Patna, on Saturday. Photo: PTI Patna: Lamenting that no Indian university figures among the top 500 globally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the government intends to unshackle these institutions and provide Rs10,000 crore to 20 varsities to ensure that they are counted ... Read More »

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PM Narendra Modi govt to give Rs 10,000 crore to 20 universities to make them world-class

In order to make universities world-class, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently announced to give Rs 10,000 crore to 20 varsities across India. This announcement from the PM Modi came after no Indian varsity figured among the top 500 globally. Further, while delivering the speech at Patna University, PM Modi said the measures like grant of central status were “a ... Read More »

Afghanistan: Girls Struggle for an Education

“By the time we walked to school, the school day would end.” – Najiba, 15, explaining why she and her eight siblings did not go to school in Daikundi, Mazar-i Sharif, July 2016. (Kabul) – Afghan government and international donor efforts since 2001 to educate girls have significantly faltered in recent years, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. Sixteen ... Read More »

English school budgets facing ‘breaking point’, warn headteachers

 The NAHT believes the message has not been getting through to MPs about the extent of the crisis in English schools. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty ImagesHeadteachers are to warn MPs that school budgets in England are facing “breaking point” after a combined £2.8bn in cuts and costs imposed upon them by the government. The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) is ... Read More »