The Emancipation Gap in Arab Education

PARIS – Discussion of education in the Arab world has focused only rarely on the role of schooling in changing social and political mores. This is unfortunate, because educated citizens of Arab countries tend to be much less emancipated politically and socially, on average, than their peers in other parts of the world. If Arab societies are ever to become ... Read More »

House of Lords calls for education shake-up

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New York Education Dept. Is Sued Over Violence in Schools

The mother of a New York City public school student, a plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit, spoke about her son’s mistreatment outside the Education Department’s headquarters on Thursday.CreditDave Sanders for The New York Times A group of public school families and a pro-charter advocacy group filed a lawsuit in Federal District Court this week alleging that the atmosphere at New ... Read More »

Amity University plans 40 offshore campuses

“Amity University already has global campuses in London, Dubai, Singapore, New York, California, Abu Dhabi, China, etc. We have decided to open a campus in Australia. This will be followed by campuses in Japan, Canada, Spain, Germany, France and some South African countries,” he said on the sidelines of a three-day International Business Horizon conference (INBUSH ERA – 2016) at ... Read More »

CBSE books to be made available online for free

All CBSE books and learning material will be made available online for free as part of the Centre’s good governance efforts, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said here today. At a function organised at a Kendriya Vidyalaya in east Delhi, she also said that initiatives would be undertaken to ensure holistic nurturing and improve learning outcomes at these schools. “We made ... Read More »

Delhi schools to suspend primary classes due to cold weather

Delhi government has directed the schools run by it to suspend primary classes in wake of the chilly weather in the national capital and private schools to alter their timings. While private schools have been asked to amend their timings themselves, directions have been issued to government schools to start an hour later than their usual time. “Due to the ... Read More »

NCC demands increase in quota for CET seats  

 The Karnataka and Goa directorate of National Cadet Corps (NCC) has sought increase in quota in professional colleges in the state. The directorate wants the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA), which conducts CET, to consider the demand from the next academic year as more students in NCC want to pursue professional courses. According to the directorate, the number of candidates in ... Read More »

UK schools get tough on face-covering veils

  Britain’s top schools monitoring authority has instructed officials to mark down institutions as “inadequate” where face-covering veils are hampering learning, days after Prime Minister David Cameron advocated removal of face coverings at educational institutions. Sir Michael Wilshaw, the head of the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted) said he has written to all inspectors instructing ... Read More »

The Benefits Of Getting Into The Medical Career

A medical career is a surefooted choice with regard to any given perspective- economically, socially and morally. As long as you have people, you need doctors- it may be the smallest of injuries or the greatest of fatal diseases. A doctor is always in need. A doctor’s primary goal is to serve humanity and everything else that comes along with ... Read More »