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Considering higher education? Consider Gower College Swansea

Gower College Swansea has always enjoyed a strong reputation for further education, but did you know that hundreds of people also study for a higher education (HE) qualification there every year? It is a Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) provider of HE courses, many of which are validated by leading institutions such as University of South Wales, University ... Read More »

How Education Can Solve The Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

For much of the last decade, global leaders in business, government and the non-profit world have been sounding a loud alarm about a mounting youth employment crisis. With good reason. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), there are about 71 million unemployed 15-to-24-year-olds around the globe, many of them facing long-term unemployment. This is close to an historic peak of ... Read More »

Delhi University announces 10th cut-off list for merit-based UG courses

In the tenth list, though there are no such restrictions, many colleges have closed admissions to various courses with a few exemptions. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Delhi University on Thursday announced its tenth cut-off list for merit-based undergraduate courses, with the highest being 97% at Hindu College for B.A (Hons) Economics. The second highest cut-off has been announced by the ... Read More »

WBJEE 2018: Your ticket to top engineering colleges in West Bengal

Cleared Class XII with science subjects? Confused about what to do next? Are you a domicile of West Bengal? If all the answers are yes then, you must head towards WBJEE 2018. This exam opens doors for all the aspirants who are interested to pursue engineering or medical courses after class XII. Controlled by state government and conducted by West ... Read More »

ICAI revises CA syllabus to include GST, CSR

The CA syllabus has been revised by ICAI to include contemporary topics like goods and services tax (GST) and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Photo: HT New Delhi: Chartered accountants’ apex body Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has revised its education and training system by including several contemporary topics—goods and services tax (GST) and corporate social responsibility (CSR)—Parliament was informed ... Read More »

After IIMs, govt mulls more autonomy for private B-schools

The Lok Sabha has approved IIM Bill 2017 that promises to grant autonomy to the elite B-schools and allow them to award full-fledged degrees to their graduates instead of post-graduate diplomas in management. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint New Delhi: After deciding to give the elite Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) greater administrative, academic and financial autonomy, the central government may give more ... Read More »

How Canada became an education superpower

Canada has climbed into the top tier of education rankings When there are debates about the world’s top performing education systems, the names that usually get mentioned are the Asian powerhouses such as Singapore and South Korea or the Nordic know-alls, such as Finland or Norway. But with much less recognition, Canada has climbed into the top tier of international ... Read More »

Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region 2017

Times Higher Education has launched its first Asia-Pacific University Ranking 2017 to reflect the region’s growing strength in the higher education sector. THE’s Asia-Pacific University Ranking 2017 analysed universities across 38 nations in East Asia, Southeast Asia and Oceania. The overall ranking features just over 200 universities from 13 different nations. The ranking uses the same performance indicators as the THE World University ... Read More »

NEET protests: DMK workers form human chains across Tamil Nadu

DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran said there should be permanent solution and not an exemption from NEET for “a year or two”. Photo: PTI Chennai: DMK workers formed human chains across Tamil Nadu on Thursday to press for president’s assent to two bills seeking to exempt the state from the ambit of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for students aspiring to ... Read More »

Lheidli T’enneh, school district sign education agreement

Lheidli T’enneh First Nation and School District 57 signed a local education agreement Friday. The five-year local education agreement confirms that both the Lheidli T’enneh and the school district share a common commitment, responsibility and accountability for First Nation student success which includes academic, social, cultural, linguistic, emotional and physical learning, according to the district. “Lheidli T’enneh sees this as ... Read More »