Education

Preparation tips for Maths, Physics and Chemistry for JEE Advanced

Every year the Joint Entrance Examination(JEE) is conducted for the students for the admission into different engineering colleges in India. This exam is divided into two parts such as – JEE Mains (1st Part) and JEE Advanced(2nd Part).  JEE Mains is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) for admission into Indian Institutes of Information Technology(IIITs) and National Institutes ... Read More »

Advocate for Jewish Civil Rights Is Tapped to Lead Key Education Dept. Office

The Trump Administration announced on Thursday its intention to nominate Kenneth L. Marcus, founder and president of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, to be the assistant secretary for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education. The announcement follows months of vacancies in key positions across the Trump administration, including in the department. Courtesy of ... Read More »

International Certificate of Christian Education: ready for university?

Is the International Certificate of Christian Education (ICCE) evidence that you’re ready for university? Michael Reiss and I wanted to know, so we researched it, and we’ve published our findings in the Oxford Review of Education (paywalled link). It’s the first peer-reviewed article to discuss Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) substantially since 2010, and the first to focus on it entirely since 1993 (more paywalls, sorry). ... Read More »

Dean of Education retires after years of service to the educational community

Joe Johnson, Dean of the College of Education and Interim Dean of the College of Extended Studies, announced that he will retire from San Diego State in June of 2018. He has been an educator for 30 plus years and has had a fulfilling career in the academic field. “Joe has been a bright spot in our college from the time he ... Read More »

New education policy in December, says Union minister Satya Pal Singh

Mr. Singh said the biggest challenge facing the education system and government was figuring out how to “decolonise” the Indian mind A new education policy to “correct” the education system, which follows a “colonial” mindset, will be brought out in December, Union minister Satya Pal Singh said on Monday. He said threadbare discussions were held on the new education policy, which is ... Read More »

Your ticket to a golden future

The disciplined Agilest 101 course, is like your ticket to a golden future. It is one of the prestigious courses that are suitable for all members of the team as the course is not technical and you can easily apply the techniques learned in the course to your organization. By grabbing the knowledge from one of the agile management classes ... Read More »

Education in the Age of Outrage

Jim Wilson/The New York Times As an openly bisexual woman who did not have a single female professor throughout my college and postgraduate education in any subject, and who faced harassment and abuse, as well as downright sabotage in graduate school, I am sympathetic to efforts on campuses to give voice and equal power to groups that have been historically ... Read More »

UN Security Council: Protect Education from Attack

“Hundreds of thousands of children worldwide find their schools under attack or used by fighting forces to wage war,” said Zama Neff, children’s rights director at Human Rights Watch. “The Safe Schools Declaration provides a concrete way for countries to commit to protecting children’s education, even during armed conflict.” (New York) – Members of the United Nations Security Council and ... Read More »

9Takeaways from JEEMain2017Exam

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) is the most sought-after entrance examination of the country. As it is the qualifying exam for JEE Advanced, the gateway to admission in top engineering colleges of the country like IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs. JEE Main being a very competitive exam requires a lot of effort for preparation. In 2017, more than 12 lakh ... Read More »

How Betsy DeVos is quietly erasing Obama’s education legacy

US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos came into the Education Department with a bold vision: that parents should be able to send their kids to school wherever they wanted, by way of government-funded vouchers. Nine months later, she’s made little progress on that goal. But her Education Department has made other, quieter changes that affect millions of students. Many of ... Read More »