The many problems with a market for higher education

In April this year, the Office for Students will become the “regulator and competition authority” for the English higher education sector. The establishment of this authority, complete with its own “chief executive”, captures perfectly the transition of the country’s university sector, where income from tuition fees has gradually supplanted direct government funding over the last few decades. This process of government-encouraged marketisation — one ... Read More »

ICSE Board Exams To Begin On 26 February, ISC On 7 February

ICSE, ISC Board Exam Date Sheet; Download PDF at NEW DELHI:  Bringing an end to the long wait, CISCE has released the class 10, 12 board exam date sheets today. ICSE will begin on 26 February and for ISC students the examination will begin on 7 February 2018. However the Council has also mentioned that the dates may change on the ... Read More »

CBSE Class 10, 12 Board Exam Date Sheet Today

CBSE Class 10, 12 Date Sheet 2018; Check At NEW DELHI:  CBSE is all set to release the date sheet for class 10, 12 exams tonight. ‘The Board will release the date sheet today. It will be available on the official website anytime soon ‘ confirmed the Board officials to NDTV. With the news confirmed from board officials, students who ... Read More »

CISCE To Implement New Pass Mark Criteria For Board Exams This Year Onwards

CISCE To Implement New Pass Mark Criteria For Board Exams, This Year Onwards NEW DELHI: Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has decided to implement the new pass marks criteria from this year onwards. Making changes to the circular released on 27 November 2017, CISCE has released a fresh circular today. According to the new rule, for ICSE ... Read More »

The 7 hottest California education storylines we’re watching in 2018

While 2017 was undoubtedly a huge year for education in national politics and in Los Angeles, 2018 has the potential to bring big changes to education across California. A new governor, who will appoint a new state Board of Education, will have a significant impact on how education is funded and what students are learning. Here are seven things to be looking for in 2018 and ... Read More »

Treaty 4 group sees hope for better on-reserve education in new agreement with Indigenous Services

Chief Reginald (Reg) Bellerose is the chair of the Treaty 4 Education Alliance. He says the Letter of Understanding he signed earlier this week with the Department of Indigenous Services is a road map to an on-reserve education system based in treaty. (Don Somers/CBC) The chair of the Treaty 4 Education Alliance is encouraged by a letter of understanding (LOU) signed ... Read More »

Job prospects will wipe away matric smiles‚ say education activists

An unemployed young South African pleads for money or food at a Johannesburg street corner.  Image: REUTERS With the matric results out on Thursday‚ education activists sounded a sobering warning: “Joblessness lurks as an increasingly likely post-school reality.” In an analysis of prospects for the Class of 2017‚ Equal Education said “even the educationally privileged” would struggle to find work. It ... Read More »

Are you in Love with Numbers? Career Prospects after M.Sc. in Mathematics

Mathematics is perhaps the most primitive subject which has its roots deep driven into the human civilization. Since the day Aryabhatta incorporated the concept of zero, Mathematics has never stopped progressing. In earlier days, the only progress in mathematics was as a subject or domain but when scientists started to implement mathematics for the analysis and computation of other subjects ... Read More »

Understand JEE Main Syllabus: Important Topics & Weightage

The highly competitive engineering entrance examination, JEE Main 2018 is now just a few months away. We know that aspirants by now will be searching and screening for the best preparation methods to ace the exam. Through this article, we will help and assist you in your preparation. We present to you “Chapter wise weightage & Important Topics for JEE ... Read More »

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 »