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BLADE TO STEER SACP BUT QUIT EDUCATION?

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande File photo Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande is likely to stay on as general secretary of the SACP, and may soon be forced to relinquish his government job as members of the party push for him to focus on party affairs. The SACP will from Tuesday hold its electoral national congress; however, there is not ... Read More »

Minority education push

Muslims are educationally and socially the most backward among minorities in India. Low literacy rate apart, the difference in enrolment rate between Muslims and other communities is alarming. Average years of schooling among Muslim students is less than that of other minority communities. They also suffer from lack of access to quality education. These are the findings of an 11-member ... Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn promises lifelong free education as he demands an overhaul of the economy to stop private firms using technology to destroy jobs

Free lifelong education will be made available under Labour, Jeremy Corbyn vowed today as he demanded the state seize control of more of the economy. The Labour leader said private firms would destroy jobs if left unchecked as he warned ‘public institutions’ were needed to manage ‘rapid technological change’. In a speech to the British Chambers of Commerce, Mr Corbyn ... 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 »

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 »

Schools in England cut back on teaching hours to save money

While children might be in favour of a shorter week, parents are less keen. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Schools across England are trying to save money by cutting back on teaching hours and trimming the length of their week, as the ongoing funding crisis casts a shadow over next year’s operations. While state schools face a combination of frozen budgets, rising ... 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 »

SBI PO Exam Pattern

SBI PO is conducted by State Bank of India to recruit Probationary Officers in SBI branches present across the country. The three phases included in SBI PO are Preliminary, Main and Group Discussion & Interview. In the year 2018, SBI PO Prelims exam is expected to be conducted in May 2018, while Main will be held in June 2018 for ... Read More »

BSEB 10th result 2017 declared. Here’s how to check results at biharboard.ac.in

The BSEB has postponed Class 10 results twice since 30 May following controversies related to the Class 12 results. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint New Delhi: The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) announced the Bihar Class 10 result 2017 on Thursday BSEB had announced the class 12 board results on 30 May this year for which 13.5 lakh students had appeared, according ... Read More »

Bihar Board class 10th results 2017 declared, only 50% pass exam

The class 10 board exams 2017 were conducted in March and at least 15 lakh students registered for the examination. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) has announced the results for matric Class 10 2017 exam on its official website biharboard.ac.in on Thursday. Out of the students who sat for the exam, 50.32% have passed, with ... Read More »