Education

Kovind roots for girls’ education

Says it will help create a responsible future generation. President Ram Nath Kovind said education of girls will help create a responsible future generation. Institutions of higher learning, he said, must be upgraded to make them “constantly embrace change.” He was speaking on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Delhi’s Jesus and Mary College. “An educated girl contributes to ... Read More »

Meeting on exams set for tomorrow

Kenya National Union of Teachers Secretary-General Wilson Sossion delivers his speech during a workshop of teachers with disability at Tom Mboya Labour College, Kisumu, on August 25, 2017. Sossion said schools must close to allow students and teachers to participate in the elections. PHOTO | TONNY OMONDI | NATION MEDIA GROUP A major decision on whether or not to close ... Read More »

Four Bihar teachers hire Maoist to kill education official

The arrested teachers and panchayat secretaries at a police station in Bihar’s Arwal district. (HT photo) achers. While three teachers, husband of yet another and two panchayat secretaries were arrested on September 12, one more teacher is evading arrest. Altogether 11 people are accused in the BEO murder case. The arrested have been identified as Virendra Kumar, husband of panchayat ... Read More »

Chandigarh education dept moves HC against minority status to Vivek High School

The Chandigarh administration has moved the Punjab and Haryana high against the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutes (NCMEI) order granting minority status to Vivek High School, Sector 38. The case is listed for hearing on September 12. The education department, on behalf of the administration, has sought quashing of orders passed by the commission in 2012, saying that the ... Read More »

Education by the Numbers

There are as many American public school educations as there are students. One shared factor that affects a vast number of them, however, is race. Its impact drives the four narrative features in this week’s Education Issue. But numbers can tell their own stories too. The statistics here suggest how much has changed — and not changed — in the ... Read More »

49ers tackle STEAM education

Kids work together to build a model of a stadium as they participate in the 49ers STEAM Education Program at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. From left are: Viridiana Falcon, 10, Melina Estevez, 10, Lea Serrano, 9, Josselyn Jimenez, 10, and Jesus Ramirez, 7. STEAM is an educational approach to learning that involves Science, Technology, ... Read More »

Programme for government: Education remains number one priority

A new education bill was announced as part of this year’s programme for government The Scottish government wants to be judged on its record on education so it was fitting that it was the first big theme to be addressed by Nicola Sturgeon when she delivered her programme for government. Improving early learning, raising attainment in schools and helping more youngsters ... Read More »

How MICA Ahmedabad has pioneered the field of management communications?

The world is going digital: We prefer digital content – on smart phones, laptops, desktop computers, and tablets. Businesses also have answered to the need to go down the digital flow and are using multiple touch-points for only one objective – reaching out to their consumers. In the last few years, digital technology has revolutionized the media through which we ... Read More »

‘Higher Education and Silicon Valley’

Despite what might be said while discussing today’s current political climate, higher education does not exist in a bubble. Higher education is twisted and pulled in many directions by local issues that play out in the economy, housing and transportation sectors of the communities it serves. In Higher Education and Silicon Valley (Johns Hopkins University Press), co-authors W. Richard Scott and Michael W. ... Read More »

DSSSB move to recruit 9,000 teachers in Delhi govt schools put on hold

The recruitment of around 9,000 teachers to the Delhi’s government schools has been put on hold by Lt Governor Anil Baijal, following the AAP government’s insistence that the work experience of guest teachers be given weightage in the process. The decision comes a day before the candidates could start applying online for the posts advertised by the Delhi Subordinate Services ... Read More »