Education

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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Existing education system does not guarantee a happy world: Dalai Lama

April 5, 2019

From kindergarten, we should educate children not only about external things, but also about internal human values. A hygiene of emotions is very necessary,” Dalai Lama said. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup) In anticipation of the global launch of the new Social, Emotional and Ethical Learning (SEEL) programme, the 14th Dalai Lama in Delhi on Thursday called […]

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How Indian schools are starting to use Cloud Computing, AI and VR

March 23, 2019

Indian schools are finally starting to use AI, VR and cloud computing as a part of the teaching and education process. In the 21st century, it is technology that rules the world. With increasing adoption of tech in almost every sphere of life, there are very few sectors that remain untouched. India as a global […]

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