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GST’s impact on the education: Here’s how it will strike this sector

The Goods and Services Tax (GST), which is India’s biggest tax reform, will be launched at midnight. According to reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament’s historic Central Hall, in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee will be releasing the GST. With a motive to make the taxation process simpler by eliminating the concept of multiple taxations, the GST is ... Read More »

Netherlands and Singapore among leaders on education research

Source: Getty Brought to book: Singapore is ranked top in reading, science and maths, according to the OECD’s PISA rating Smaller European countries such as the Netherlands and Asian city states like Singapore are among the world leaders in terms of high-quality education research, new data suggest. According to bibliometric data from Elsevier’s Scopus database of scholarly publications, research outputs ... Read More »

61% say India’s higher education system is antiquated: IBM survey

The IBM survey analysed results of recent studies on the state of higher education globally and how start-ups and skills needs are impacting higher education in India. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Higher education in India has a long way to go to keep up with changing times, results of an IBM India survey showed. The IBM study titled Upskilling India ... Read More »

Education budget: A paradise lost

“But all was false and hollow; though his tongue Dropp’d manna and could make the worse appear the better reason.” John Milton, Paradise Lost, II.I.112 W e had a vision of a more perfect nation where democracy and equality were more than aspirations. We believed we could make this piece of paradise real with the unity of the people and ... Read More »

Kerala Chief Minister Vows To Bridge Economic Divide In Education Sector

Kerala Chief Minister Vows To Bridge Economic Divide In Education Sector THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state government is trying to bridge the economic divide in the education sector and ensure quality education to children irrespective of their financial background, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said today. He was speaking after inaugurating the state-level ‘Praveshanotsavam’ (entrance festival) at the Upper Primary School at ... Read More »

Education Conclave In Kashmir Hopes To Bring Academics Back On Track

Kashmir Education Conclave: Hundreds of educationists from across the county met in Srinagar. SRINAGAR: For the last six weeks, a wave of protests by students in Jammu and Kashmir have been a major challenge for the government – not just affecting schools and colleges but also the law and order of the state. Recently, hundreds of educationists from across the ... Read More »

Parents like me must fight the education cuts, not pay for them

‘At the junior school my children would have to contend with over £200,000 worth of cuts: equivalent to about six teachers.’ Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA On Saturday I attended my first protest march. The weather was grey and drizzly, my banner, saying “No more cuts” was hastily made the night before and I really wished I had brought a whistle. But ... Read More »

Investing in Education, Business Protects National Park

Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains National Park is often compared to the Grand Canyon in the American state of Arizona. Protecting animals and plants in their natural environment takes hard work. It requires more than just declaring a piece of land a national park. In Ethiopia, investments in business and education are helping protect Simien Mountains National Park. The United Nations Educational, ... Read More »

Noreena on the Numbers: Education Spending

Both Labour and the Lib Dems unveiled their education election pledges. Credit: PA Education was always going to be a big issue at this election. It matters to the electorate. And the outgoing government’s proposed real terms cuts in school spending per pupil – the first real-terms cut to school spending per pupil since the mid-1990s (implying according to the ... 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 »