Education

Texas education board rejects request to open FETÖ schools

June 16, 2019

One of the FETÖ-run Harmony charter schools in Texas. (Sabah Photo) The Texas State Board of Education voted Friday to reject a request to open a chain of charter schools run by the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ). The Texas Commissioner of Education had submitted 24 proposals to the board for opening various charter schools throughout […]

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Come and study in India: India’s US envoy tells American students

May 31, 2019

India saw its best phase of macro-economic stability in the past five years and is set to become the fifth largest economy in the world by the end of this year, the country’s top diplomat in the US has said, urging the young American students to come and study in India. Speaking at the ongoing […]

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HRD Ministry ropes in experts for 5-year education plan

April 30, 2019

New Delhi: At a time when the political class is busy with Lok Sabha elections, the bureaucracy is busy readying sectoral blueprints for the next government, including 100-day governance agendas that each ministry has started presenting to the Prime Minister’s Office. The human resources development ministry is going a step further by preparing a five-year action plan […]

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India needs to break free from private education system

April 29, 2019

Founded in 2010, Simultala Awasiya Vidyalaya (SAV), Jamui in Bihar has been giving impressive results in board exams since its inception All those who thought quality education was available only in expensive private schools in big cities, here’s a shocker. A government school in a relatively unknown town Simultala, in Jamui district in Bihar, offers […]

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ISB founder laments poor state of higher education in India

April 20, 2019

In an interaction with media Tuesday, Gupta shared his experiences during the trial, explained why he thinks he’s innocent, and talked about his current endeavours. Rajat Gupta, former managing director of McKinsey, who was also on the board of various organisations like Goldman Sachs, was in the city Tuesday as a part of a tour […]

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Aligning Education to Employability

April 12, 2019

Employability in the IT sector has been a matter of huge concern lately. While there are proposals to create a pool of 500 million job ready-workforce by 2020, now more than ever, it is necessary to acknowledge that archaic pedagogy and curricula can prove to be a significant challenge to achieve this, and this calls […]

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