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Akanksha Bapana’s Evaldesign aims to make education effective for all

Scientist Akansha Bapana’s research-based consulting firm focuses on effective learning for children through education programmes The government’s efforts towards the education sector in the past have been restricted to formulating a curriculum and setting up schools. That, however, is changing as policy-makers are putting in efforts of their own, and also partnering with non-government agencies to improve the efficiency of education. Evaldesign is ... Read More »

We’re all connected now, so why is the internet so white and western?

We recently passed a milestone in the history of human connectivity – people online now ​make up the majority​ of the world’s population. This has largely gone unnoticed, but it is an important moment and not just for statistical reasons. North American and European internet users now make up only about a quarter of the world’s users. Furthermore, while countries ... Read More »

The indifference of families to the education of girls is widening the gender gap in all spheres

Class in progress at Govt Girls Senior Secondary School in Sangam Vihar (Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO) A recent HT report found that government schools in Delhi have an enrolment ratio that is 52% female and 48% male. The same for citywide private schools is 40% female and 60% male. The report discusses case studies of families in which in spite of financial constraints, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Diwali With Mi Sale Will See Offers on All Products, Starts September 27

HIGHLIGHTS Smartphones on offer include Redmi Note 4, Mi A1, and more Discounted prices on all Xiaomi accessories The Diwali With Mi sale will take place between September 27 to 29 Xiaomi is in a festive mood as it has begun selling its range of products at discounted prices across partner platforms. We reported earlier on Thursday that some of Xiaomi’s bestselling products ... Read More »

When it comes to kids and social media, it’s not all bad news

While we often hear about the negative impact social media has on children, the use of sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is not a one-size-fits-all activity. Children use it in a wide variety of ways – some of which are adding value to their lives. There are risks associated with social media use. But it’s also important to understand ... Read More »

IGNOU’s Move to Provide Free Education for Transpeople is Not All Good News

Photo by Daniel LofredoRota via Flickr CC 2.0   We were all cheers when Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in New Delhi introduced a third gender category in its enrollment structure. Mind you, this was in 2012, two years before the Supreme Court officially granted transgenders the third gender status. So yesterday, when IGNOU announced it’s decision to waiver all fees ... Read More »

How to make all your social media posts truly private

Pixabay Social media apps Who else can see your posts? Most of us are aware that we need to be careful with what we post on social media, but do you know exactly who can see your recent vacation photos and status updates? Here are the privacy controls you need to know about on three of the biggest social networks. ... Read More »

Former House education chair talks ESSA, accountability, responsibility to educate all

ucation policy is among the most controversial, often inspiring the most impassioned opinions of all of the federal policy areas. Few have had a front-row seat to the changes in federal education policy over the last 40 years like former Rep. George Miller, who was first sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives in 1975, and served as the chair ... Read More »

All you need to know about CAT 2017

CAT stands for Computer Admission Test .CAT is conducted every year by the IIM’S (Indian Institutes of Management) for the admission into their master’s programs in Business Administration.CAT examination is considered as the basic and mandatory eligibility criteria for admission in various renowned business schools of India. CAT examination is held in the ending days of the month of November and ... Read More »

All The Latest iPhone 8 Rumours Detailed In Full: Release Date, Specs & Prices

FACEBOOK TWITTER GOOGLE+ Apple’s iPhone 8 will get a release date inside Q3 2017… below is ALL the latest iPhone 8 release date, leaks and specs rumours There’s still much deliberation, and back-and-forth over precisely how many iPhone 8 models there will be, which ones will have OLED displays, and whether it will be called the iPhone 8, the iPhone ... Read More »