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62 higher educational institutions granted full autonomy: Prakash Javadekar

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has granted full autonomy to 62 higher educational institutions, including five central and 21 state universities, which maintained high standards, Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said. The institutions granted full autonomy will be free to decide their admission procedure, fee structure and curriculum. “In ... Read More »

“LEARNING ENGLISH”- BE A LITERATE WITH ESL PROGRAM

“English” is considered to be the most important language, not only for communication but also for studies, business & tourism around the globe. But are you really aware of this that hardly people from some parts of the world like Asians, Africans do not have knowledge of English at all? Yes, it is very troublesome to cope up with the ... Read More »

SSC paper leak case: CBI registers preliminary enquiry in CGL exam 2017

Students have been protesting outside the SSC office at CGO complex in Delhi since 27 February, seeking a CBI probe into the alleged paper leak in the Combined Graduate-Level (CGL) exam. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a preliminary enquiry into alleged irregularities in the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) examination held on 21 February this ... Read More »

CBSE denies Class 12 accountancy paper leak, lodges FIR against miscreants

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Thursday said that he had received complaints about an alleged leak of CBSE’s Class 12 accountancy paper. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday denied reports of leak of Class 12 accountancy paper, while adding that it was the work of some “miscreants” who tried to “play mischief” ... Read More »

Cognizant To Invest USD 100 Mn In US Tech Education

Cognizant announced the formation of a new  non-profit foundation to support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and digital education and skills initiatives for professionals and students in the US. The foundation will be established with an initial grant of $100 million.   As a rapidly growing global company providing consulting, digital, technology and business process services, Cognizant is one of ... Read More »

How hospitality education can help create leaders today for tomorrow’s industries

Hospitality education aims to shape graduates that are passionate, proficient, and ready to tackle tomorrow’s challenges head-on. Today, more than ever, education – or, more importantly, what we define as good education – is one of the most important topics in our society. It’s a topic we go back to time and time again as we choose a future to pursue, tirelessly ... Read More »

Post-Weinstein, a discussion of professional ethics in drama education is badly needed

This week, The Stage released a study showing that of more than 1,000 theatre professionals and drama students surveyed, 40 per cent reported that they had been bullied, 31 per cent reported having encountered sexual harassment, and 8 per cent claimed to have been sexually assaulted. Respondents repeatedly referred to the fact that such behaviour was “ingrained into the theatre culture”. Why is this ... Read More »

Why fixing the Arab world’s education crisis is Queen Rania’s top priority

Urgent action needs to be taken to fix the education crisis afflicting the Arab region, Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan told CNBC on Thursday. The Jordanian royal highlighted how over 15 million children in the region don’t go to school and that providing them with access to quality education could improve their lives. “Our region has had its fair ... Read More »

Sergeant Bluff-Luton gets state education honor

Guidance counselor Christine Zarkos talks to students at Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School in a January 2017 file photo. The state Department of Education on Friday presented the high school with a Breaking Barriers Award for its work with students who come from low socio-economic backgrounds. SERGEANT BLUFF — The Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School has been picked for a notable award given ... Read More »

Work to Pick New Missouri Education Leader Stalls

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Efforts to pick Missouri’s next top education official after a controversial shake-up in leadership ground to a halt Wednesday after a technical move by the governor left the board without enough voting members to choose a replacement. In an unusual move, Greitens repealed and then resubmitted his five State Board of Education appointees shortly after the ... Read More »