Education

Need to rewrite the A-B-C of education

During the time that I served as vice-chancellor of the University of Delhi, I used to fantasise about the possibility of Srinivas Ramanujan turning up (straight from the Madras University of his time) at my university in the 21st century. Of course, such a compulsion would have been dictated by [“source=indiatoday”] Read More »

HRD Minister Calls Meet With The States On Draft Education Policy

NEW DELHI:  In a bid to fine-tune the draft National Education Policy (NEP), Human Resources Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has called a meeting with the education ministers of the states on June 22. The meeting will deliberate on the recommendations suggested by the draft policy. “Public suggestions are already being sought on the draft policy on the ministry’s website. Simultaneously, a ... Read More »

In Major Revamp, Draft Education Policy Does Away With 10+2 Model of Schooling, Brings in 5+3+3+4 Format

New Delhi: The draft New Education Policy (NEP), 2019, has recommended the restructuring of the school curriculum and pedagogy in a new “5+3+3+4 design”. This is a major departure from the legacies of the National Policy on Education, 1968, which follows the “10+2” format in the school education system. The NEP committee, headed by former ISRO chief K Kasturirangan, is of ... Read More »

HP Board 12th Result 2019 to be out today at 11 am: Check HPBOSE Class 12 scores @ hpbose.org

HP Board 12th Result 2019 to be out today at 11 am: Check HPBOSE Class 12 scores @ hpbose.org HP Board 12th Result 2019: The Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education, HPBOSE is all set to declare the results of over one lakh HPBOSE class 12th students today, April 22. All the candidates who appeared for the HPBOSE Class 12 ... Read More »

Education, jobs can stop population growth

Education, jobs can stop population growth(Hindustan Times) At 365 million, India’s young between the ages of 10 years and 24 years is more than the population of the US, which at 329.1 million, is the third most populous after China and India, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) State of the World Population report 2019 released this week. ... Read More »

We don’t need no education?

I’ve been doing a lot of interviews lately, and I’ve been watching the rise of Lambda School — which I think is fantastic, incidentally — and the combination has me wondering two things: how educated do software engineers need to be? And how well does that map to what they actually learn from formal education? Let’s step back and define some terms ... Read More »

Music education ‘risks being outdated by technology’

Music teaching could be left behind in an outdated acoustic age if it does not keep up with technology, an in-depth report says. Too much music education does not reflect the reality of how young people engage with music, according to the inquiry from the Music Commission. It says there is a risk this “disconnect” means current teaching methods may ... Read More »

61% regret starting late in saving for child’s education: HSBC Value of Education survey

As many as 44% still want a foreign education for the child, according to a recent HSBCValue of Education survey. Average money spent over the course of a university degree Parents: Rs 3.61 lakh Students: Rs 7.77 lakh Funding gap: Rs 4.15 lakh Sacrifices made by parents to support child’s education Took less expensive holidays: 60% Took fewer holidays: 59% Reduced or ... Read More »

How to Read NCERT Books Effectively and Cover Topics Faster?

It is a common practice to refer NCERT solutions and books among aspirants who are preparing to appear for competitive exams like UPSC or IAS amongst others. Besides, the NCERT books are the most recommended reference books for the preparation of such examinations in India. Having said that, these books and study materials today are also easily accessible thanks to ... Read More »

Three Arrested For Running Fake Education Board In Delhi

The Delhi Police has arrested three men for allegedly running a fake education board in the national capital and other parts of the country, officials said on Wednesday. The accused have been identified as Altaf Raja (23), Shambhu Nath Mishra (46) and Manoj Kumar (32), they said. According to police, the accused used to distribute marksheets and certificates through the ... Read More »