Tag Archives: education

British Council to promote education, culture in Bihar

For the sake of promoting and spreading awareness regarding education and culture, the British Council India has decided to enter into a long-term collaboration with the Bihar government. The BLISS programme is being jointly funded by the DFID and the British council and will come to an end in March 2017. In addition, the British Council India Director has launched ... Read More »

Delhi government likely to oppose several proposals of New Education Policy

The Delhi government is expected to go against central ‘Indian Education Service’ and a centralised induction programme including several proposals on higher education in the draft New Education Policy (NEP) Different views were presented on the proposals during a meeting of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio, with several professors and vice-chancellors of Delhi Technological ... Read More »

Government has no plans to make Urdu compulsory in school education: Prakash Javadekar

“There are no plans to make Urdu compulsory in school education though the government is taking steps to promote the language, ” said HRD minister Prakash Javadekar in the Rajya Sabha. Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour, Javadekar said government is taking a number of steps to promote Urdu which is a great language and all other languages. What did the ... Read More »

‘Don’t,mess,around,with,youth,and,education’:,Kejriwal,asks,centre,to,repeal,No-Detention,Policy

Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi CM on Sunday warned the centre for reducing the Central education budget and said it would ruin the country. Running through the initiates taken by the AAP government during a live interactive session in New Delhi, Kejriwal called for revoking the “no-detention policy”, under which every student is promoted till class 9. ‘Don’t mess around with ... Read More »

Russia to promote marine education and technology in India

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Andhra Pradesh and Russia’s State Marine Technical University to promote marine education and technology. The agreement was signed at the port city of St. Petersburg on the first day of Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu’s visit to Russia on Wednesday. The university works in close connection with United Shipbuilding Corporation and ... Read More »

IIT-Bombay students to wear khadi robes for convocation: Is government saffronising education?

IIT Bombay has chosen uttarias or khadi angavastrams, for its convocation ceremony of the passing out batch. The Indian Institute of Technology has placed an order for 3,500 convocation robes made of khadi cotton, inculcating the feeling of nationalism in the students. The students will drape the piece of cloth over their clothes to mark the occasion What is khadi?   ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki riding education and Traffic Studies institute developing in Andhra Pradesh

The united states’s biggest automaker Maruti Suzuki has signed an MoU with the Authorities of Andhra Pradesh to installation the Institute of riding training and Visitors Research (IDTR) in Andhra Pradesh. The new institute might be located in Venkatachalam Village in Darsi, Prakasham district. The approachinginstitute is certainly the first of such institutes to be inaugurated in South India by ... Read More »

How education startups are making learning more fun

Taslima Khan and J Vignesh Let’s say after a game on his mobile phone a 12-year-old boy has been able to master a little more of Calculus, or an impatient girl in fourth standard plugs into a tablet to know more about the ‘bite marks’ on Pluto, they wouldn’t necessarily be representative of a distant future. Education-technology startups over the ... Read More »

THE EDUCATION AFRICA MODEL UNITED NATIONS

THE SOUTH AFRICAN MODEL UNITED NATIONS * This project has been ear-marked for social franchise development. The South African Model United Nations debating conferences are based on the principles and format of a UN General Assembly debate, with a focus on the United Nations, global issues, international relations and human rights issues. The conferences were first held in 1995 as part ... Read More »

Pondiuni: one stop place for online higher education.

For better job opportunities, youngsters are pursuing MBA courses and to help them in chasing their goals, Pondicherry University has emerged as a one stop solution to all their requirements of education at post graduation level. The university has proved to be an excellent place for academic and research pursuits. All committed to providing quality education to the ardent learners ... Read More »