Tag Archives: education

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Music education ‘risks being outdated by technology’

Music teaching could be left behind in an outdated acoustic age if it does not keep up with technology, an in-depth report says.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 »

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 »

Education notes: BASIS educator named ‘Charter Teacher of the Year’

BASIS educator named ‘top charter teacher’ BASIS Tucson North’s John Rosinbum has been named the Arizona Charter Schools Association 2018 Teacher of the Year. Rosinbum teaches AP U.S. history and AP research courses at BASIS. The Charter School Association honored Rosinbum, saying he goes the extra mile to help his students and the BASIS network grow to their full potential ... Read More »

How to fund child’s education: Take a loan or use own funds?

Keeping your accumulated savings invested and taking an education loan instead can benefit you. Photo: Alamy Any big-ticket spending requires you to either have the required funds in place or a financing option. When dealing with long-term financial goals, such as higher education of children, you have the advantage of planning much in advance. Here’s how you can go about ... Read More »

Higher education in India gets a Rs 8,000 crore boost

Government’s estimated schematic budgetary expenditure on health, education and social protection for 2018-19 is Rs 1.38 trillion. Photo: HT New Delhi: To increase investment in higher educational institutions, the Union Cabinet today approved a proposal for expanding the scope of Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) by expanding its capital base to Rs 10,000 crore and tasking it to mobilise Rs 1 ... Read More »

Panel drafting new education policy gets another extension of two months

K. Kasturirangan. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Union government has granted another extension to the K. Kasturirangan Committee tasked with drafting a new education policy, days after the human resource development (HRD) ministry said it was giving final shape to the policy. The committee, which was supposed to submit the report by 30 June, now has till 31 August. This is ... Read More »

ILLINOIS SPENDS MORE ON EDUCATION, BUT OUTCOMES LAG

Illinoisans spent $13,797 per student on K-12 public education in fiscal year 2015, according to U.S. Census data adjusted for cost of living. That spending is among the highest in the region and 13th highest in the nation. A majority of those dollars – 63 percent in 2015 – come from local property taxes. Indeed, school funding is usually how politicians ... Read More »