Education

Profiles In Innovation: Leading At The Edge Of Education

Innovation requires adding method to creativity, and innovation in the education sector particularly demands this. In our last piece we discussed the massive complexities of the sector including the fact that innovation takes place in 132,000 separate localities and that it necessitates changes in the interrelated parts that make up the core design of schools. In this piece we would like ... Read More »

SAT quashes Sebi’s order banning Tree House Education and Accessories, officials

New Delhi: The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) on Thursday set aside markets regulator Sebi’s order banning Tree House Education and AccessoriesNSE -1.68 % and its officials from securities market in a matter related to alleged misstatement of financials of the firm. Rajesh Bhatia, Geeta Bhatia, Giridharilal S Bhatia and Hiten Trivedi are the officials from whom the ban is lifted. “However, we uphold the direction relating to ... Read More »

No spending increase on education in Alberta budget

. These are the draft plans for the new Paul Kane School. The province plans to maintain its capital commitments for new and modernized schools. This is a developing story and will be updated as information and reaction from stakeholder groups becomes available. Spending on education in Alberta won’t increase for the next four years as the provincial government works ... Read More »

No language imposition: revised new education policy

New Delhi: The final New Education Policy is said to clearly specify that no language will be imposed on any state and the three-language formula will continue with “great flexibility” given, ET has learnt. The final policy, which will soon go to the Cabinet for approval, will also drop a draft provision for the Prime Minister to chair the proposed Rashtriya Shiksha Aayog or National ... Read More »

Education secretary backs review of university admissions

Cambridge University now offers a ‘second chance’ to high-performing disadvantaged students who narrowly missed out in initial applications. Photograph: Phil Wills/Alamy The education secretary, Gavin Williamson, has backed a review into university admissions, including a fresh look at whether school leavers should only apply for places after receiving their A-level results. Williamson said recent developments, such as the steep rise in unconditional offers ... Read More »

Why Education Entrepreneurs Need To Move With Education—Not Disrupt It

Edtech investments reached an incredibly high number in 2018, with $1.45 billion raised—the same amount that hit the market in 2015. However, raising venture capital, regardless of the industry, is not a guaranteed measure of success in any business. Various entrepreneurs are moving away from working with investors because expectations that come along with money don’t always match the entrepreneur’s ... Read More »

On a global education overdrive

Fiona Docherty of UNSW. The University of New South Wales recently hosted India Open Days in four metros where prospective students and parents had direct access to teaching staff, admission and visa processes; post-degree internship and recruitment opportunities. In Delhi for the Open Day, Fiona Docherty, vice president, external affairs, UNSW, Sydney, talks about what is in store for Indian ... Read More »

IITs crucial for making India world education leader: HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank” on Saturday underlined the important role of IITs in establishing India as the world leader in education in the next five years. Speaking at the 57th convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) here, Pokhriyal said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set the goal of establishing India as the world leader ... Read More »

Governance in education going the wrong way

The political and administrative power vested in the proposed National Education Commission doesn’t augur well One of the rather disquieting aspects of the Draft National Education Policy (DNEP) is its advocacy of a National Education Commission or Rashtriya Shiksha Aayog (RSA). This reincarnation of the Planning Commission, to be headed by the Prime Minister, will be all powerful. It will ... Read More »

Transforming Energy Education In The Digital Age

Cropped shot of a woman reading a book during a study session in a college library GETTY In this era of information sharing and building collaborations through social technologies, learning environments are more “open” than ever before. The idea of openness as sharing and expanding resources has brought about a paradigm shift in many parts of society and especially in higher education. ... Read More »