Tag Archives: Quality

Improving education quality in Indonesia is no easy task

School children at a temporary school in Pekanbaru, Indonesia, in March 2016 (Photo: Afrianto Silalahi via Getty Images) In September, Indonesia’s Ministry for Research, Technology and Higher Education suspended Jakarta State University (UNJ) rector Professor Djaali after a ministry-sponsored review found evidence of academic misconduct and mismanagement at the university. UNJ is one of the country’s most prominent teacher training colleges and ... Read More »

‘Inclusive, equitable and quality education’ at the heart of high-level UN event

Students at a university library in Rabat, Morocco. Photo: Arne Hoel/World Bank 28 June 2017 – Education leaders from around the world convened today at the United Nations to discuss ways to advance action on Sustainable Development Goal 4, which aims to “ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning.” “Inclusive, equitable and quality education goes to ... Read More »

Delhi Fog or Smog? Apps, Websites, and Gadgets to Monitor Air Quality Around You

Delhi Fog or Smog? Apps, Websites, and Gadgets to Monitor Air Quality Around YouPhoto Credit: AFP HIGHLIGHTS Apps such as Plume can notify you at different times SatAQ’s maps point towards the causes Wynd is a portable air purifier for your breathing needs There’s no easy way to put this – Delhi air quality is at an all-time low. Even ... Read More »

Twitter Expands ‘Quality Filter’ Moderation Tool to All Users

Since March 2015, Twitter has given verified users on some devices the option of using a “quality filter” to improve the tweets they see: It’s essentially an automated moderation tool, which hides tweets that are abusive, threatening or spammy. As I wrote at the time, the tool works really well – I’ve used it continuously since then. Now, after almost ... Read More »

ICAR questions quality of education at Maharashtra agriculture universities

Farm sector experts in Maharashtra, especially those representing farmers, have for long been critical of the agriculture universities for their ‘failure’ to address the state’s chronic farm crisis. Mumbai: Raising a question mark over the quality of education and research at four agriculture universities in Maharashtra, the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) has put on hold their accreditation. At ... Read More »

My Job Will be To Make Quality Education Accessible To All: MN Pandey

Mahendra Nath Pandey is a Lok Sabha MP from Chandauli in Uttar Pradesh. NEW DELHI:  Minister of State for Education Mahendra Nath Pandey, who today took charge, said his priority was to make quality education accessible to all the citizens of the country. Interacting with mediapersons, Mr Pandey, who is a Lok Sabha MP from Chandauli in Uttar Pradesh, said ... Read More »