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The 6 education stories to watch in 2017

Original photo: Creative Commons/alamosbasement When it comes to education issues, the term “community engagement” gets tossed around a lot — and rightfully so. In order for local policy makers and educators to make greater strides toward closing the achievement gap they need to hear from those who are too often left out of these conversations. Parents, students and community members are ... Read More »

Year-Ender: Five education themes that trended in 2016

Given India’s young demographic and their linguistic characteristics, bilingual learning material is probably more relevant than ever before.The year 2016 was a vibrant one for the education sector. Several new developments took place and a gamut of themes and issues gathered pace to further transform the education landscape for the better. The two biggest beneficiaries of these changes have been ... Read More »

How liberalization changed the face of real estate and education

St. Soldier Group of Institutions chairman Anil Chopra. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: Throughout his formative years in the 1960s and ’70s, Anil Chopra had an overriding ambition: to join the Indian Army. The son of an academic father connected to the army, the olive green uniform was all he dreamt of. Back then, it was considered one of the ... Read More »

How liberalization changed the face of real estate and education

Education Minister Naftali Bennett at a meeting of his party in the Knesset, December 12, 2016. Emil Salman Bennett: Education reform will get rid of current cultural censorship in Israel Bennett set to appoint first Haredi to higher education council Who benefits from Bennett’s Jewish studies program for Israeli schools? Israeli public schools to teach ‘Jewish agriculture’ to strengthen students’ ... Read More »

One Part Educator, One Part Techie: Why Today’s Teachers Have to Be Both

The last two decades have seen the education sector move at lightning speed especially in the area of educational technology. Fifteen to twenty years ago, technology in education was a debatable subject. Everyone had his or her own views about the impact technology would have on the way we learn. There were, of course, both positives and negatives associated with ... Read More »

Entrepreneur Creates Sanctuary for Bees and Bee Education

Picture a 100-acre area just covered with bees and beehives. It’s probably not a place you really want to go, right? But it’s actually an incredibly important (and real) place. Guillaume Gautherea is the entrepreneur behind this bee sanctuary in Upstate New York. The sanctuary, which he hopes to open in about a year, will provide a safe space for ... Read More »

Free Online Education Courses From The Small Business Administration

For small businesses entrepreneurs, continuous learning and finding new resources to help further business goals can be essential to growth and success. However, business courses can be costly and the sheer amount of information and resources available online can be overwhelming. But now, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced a new online Small Business Learning Center aimed at simplifying ... Read More »

Spotlight: Creating a Startup for the Education Niche

Zaniac is a business operating after-school learning centers focused specifically on science, technology, engineering, and math. And the brand also tries to provide a fun environment for kids to learn. But the real story behind Zaniac’s success, for entrepreneurs, is how the company’s founders uncovered a profitable niche in the education market. Read more about the company’s story and its ... Read More »

Ripping Up the Manual: 6 SaaS Companies Offering Education

“How do I add a new contact to this CRM?” “No idea – have you checked the manual?” “What manual? Oh you mean that thing we use to prop the door open when it gets hot? When are we getting training on this thing anyway?” Sound familiar? Maybe you’ve purchased a shiny new cloud-based CRM system that is supposed to be easy ... Read More »

All You Need to Know About IBPS PO

IBPS PO can get you into public sector banks either as a Probationary Officer or as a Management Trainee. But, you have to deal with two phases of IBPS PO– one is Prelims and the other is Mains. You can expect the IBPS PO Result of Prelims in the month of November 2016 and of Mains, in the month of ... Read More »