Education

Education to be accessible to all, says Union minister Prakash Javadekar

In order to upgrade the education sector and make it competitive and intellectually sound, Prakash Javadekar, Union minister of human resource development stressed on the need to make education accessible to all, and announced that the government is working in that direction. This issue was discussed at the ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) National Education Summit ... Read More »

Labour would end free market in higher education, says Rayner

Angela Rayner will tell the University and College Union conference that universities ‘are there for all of us’. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA A Labour government would end the “failed free-market experiment in higher education”, taking a tougher line on vice-chancellors’ pay and improving academic diversity, the shadow education secretary is set to announce. Angela Rayner will outline a series of major policy steps that ... Read More »

Madhya Pradesh education-mafia: Computer application diploma exams conducted in fields, video leaked

Massive cheating during exam of diploma in computer application (DCA) Exam was captured in camera. The exams are being conducted in an open area near the croplands In a leaked video, the exams are being conducted in an open area near the croplands  |  Photo Credit: Times Now Bhopal: In a shocking case reported from Morena, Madhya Pradesh, cheating during an exam ... Read More »

HRD Starts 70-Point Grading Index To Assess State School Education

NEW DELHI:  The Ministry of Human Resource Development has introduced a 70-point grading index to assess the quality of school education offered by states. “We have decided that a state performance grading will be done wherein the states will be marked out of 1,000 scores on 70 parameters,” HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters here. This will give the correct ... Read More »

Focus on happiness, love and respect

Positive education opts to build the mental attitudes and resilience of young people to enable them to deal with life’s challenges BEING young is exciting. As you grow up and emerge into adulthood you encounter new learning experiences almost every day. But that same multiplicity of experience can also lead to stress, as young people struggle with change, choices, the ... Read More »

Education foundation presents donation

Pictured with the Dr. Dish basketball machine are front row from the left Halifax County High School basketball players Ella Morrison, Dee Dee Jeffress, Michael Spraggins, Kendall Dixon, Malik Crews, Brashaam Truesdale and MyQuan Williams. Back row from the left are Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation Executive Director Larry Clark, Halifax County High School Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach ... Read More »

Technology and the Education System

Education has had to adapt as an entity over the years, as it is passed off to different administrations and a variety of leaders. What has stayed consistent is educators’ flexibility, their ability to make the current system work for them and for their students. The system itself is supposedly built to cater to students’ needs, although it does not ... Read More »

At 1.08 pm, the rupee was trading at 68.80 a dollar, up 0.13% from its previous close of 68.95

So far this year, the rupee has weakened 7.36% against the US dollar. Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Wednesday strengthened marginally against US dollar after local equity markets gained for the fourth session. At 1.08 pm, the rupee was trading at 68.80 a dollar, up 0.13% from its previous close of 68.95. The currency opened at 68.97 a dollar and touched ... Read More »

CFA Institute adds cryptocurrencies, blockchain to its curriculum

The worlds of finance and crypto have become increasingly intertwined after last year’s Bitcoin boom. Photo: Bloomberg Hong Kong/Singapore: It might be the definitive sign that cryptocurrencies have arrived on Wall Street. CFA Institute, whose gruelling three-level program has helped train more than 150,000 financial professionals, is adding topics on cryptocurrenciesand blockchain to its Level I and II curriculums for the first ... Read More »

IIT-Bombay was followed by IIT-Madras at ₹11.67 crore revenue and IIT-Delhi at ₹10.61 crore during 2017-18

There is no relationship between the revenue generated by IITs and the annual budget allocated to them by the ministry in the form of grants-in-aid, a senior HRD ministry official said. Photo HT New Delhi: The revenue generated by IIT-Bombay in the last three years through research, inventions, consultancy and patents was the highest among the premier engineering institutes, according to ... Read More »