Tag Archives: students

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The Education Department has rescinded 72 documents that laid out the rights of students with disabilities, The Washington Post reported Saturday.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  The documents were rescinded on Oct. 2, according to the Post.A spokeswoman for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos did not return a ...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 »

Which Computer Is the Best for Architects and Architecture Students?

Buying “the perfect computer” comes with equal parts indecision and excitement—we put in hours of research, weigh brands, compare specs, read product reviews, and ask around for advice and suggestions. For the uninitiated, it often means wading through lots of technical jargon. i7? Intel? SSD? Quad-core? For others, it may mean being spoilt for choice and finding it difficult to ... 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 »

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 »

FIFA U-17 World Cup: WB students will get 5000 free passes for each match

India is eagerly waiting to hold the FIFA U-17 World Cup at Kolkata’s Salt Lake Stadium from October 8, and for the students of the state, the West Bengal government is doing its best to make it an event to remember. A senior official from the WB Education department stated that they are making arrangements to provide the school and ... Read More »

A study of 36,000 students just backed Bill Gates’ favorite style of education

Certain districts saw outsized improvement from the new method. In Alabama’s Piedmont City School District, for instance, 72% of students in grades 3-8 hit their target scores on the ACT Aspire standardized test compared to 28% in the 2014-2015 school year. Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates has said repeatedly that one of his favorite ways of teaching kids is by letting them guide their ... Read More »

Women Make Up Just 29% of All Israeli Computer Science Students

Computer science remains a man’s world in Israel, leaving women at a big disadvantage for jobs in the country’s booming high-tech sector. Although women account for 58% of all students pursing a bachelor’s degree at Israel’s universities and colleges, the rate among students of computer science was just half that (29%), according to figures compiled for the Council for Higher ... Read More »

CBSE’s ‘Udaan’ initiative helping girl students crack IIT entrance exam

CBSE’s ‘Udaan’ initiative assists girl students with an overall score of 70% or above, and 80% in science and maths stream with free of cost tutorials, mentoring support, lectures and study material to prepare for engineering entrance exam. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: While the IITs have introduced a special quota for girl students this year to fill the gender balance ... Read More »

Hill Top students day out for value education projects

Jamshedpur, Aug. 13: August 12 was a working Saturday at Hill Top School. It was a day dedicated to field trips as well as Project Work, workshops under the umbrella of the school’s Value Education Programme. Students of various classes were involved in different activities all through the day. The class 12 students distributed pamphlets and displayed placards spreading awareness ... Read More »