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New Workspace for Education tools to enhance learning

Whether learning takes place in the classroom, or virtually on Google Meet, control remains paramount. It’s also important to enhance educational tools that help take teaching and learning further for every educator and student. Today we’re announcing several new Google Workspace for Education tools rooted in enhancing learning for the individual and classroom, giving educators more control and increasing support ... Read More »

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION STUDENTS AND FACULTY PRESENT RESEARCH, WIN AWARDS AT NAPDS NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Numerous faculty members and students from the College of Education shared their research and innovations this month at the National Association for Professional Development Schools’ (NAPDS) National Conference. The NAPDS National Conference brings together school and university partnerships from around the country and abroad to address the challenges faced while meeting the needs of the next generation of students, PK-12 ... Read More »

School of Education blog: 2021

As 2021 draws to a close, we reflect on another year living though a global pandemic, and the challenges faced across the world. Throughout the last year, the School of Education blog has provided interesting and informative posts covering a range of topics; research, opinions, student voices and alumni reflections, and much more, from across the SoE community. The School ... Read More »

My Nation My Vote: Education system needs change

Devarshi Manishkumar Barot, 23, student. (HT/PHOTO) Name Devarshi Manishkumar Barot, 23, student Did you vote in previous elections? I was very excited when I voted for the first time in 2014. As a citizen of the country, I think it is my responsibility to vote What issues have mattered to you in the past? Affordable housing, education for all, development ... Read More »

Education choice rally fills Capitol rotunda

JEFFERSON CITY – Hundreds of students, parents and school representatives packed the State Capitol Rotunda on Thursday to promote and celebrate student education options. The rally was a part of National School Choice Week. The group National School Choice Week believes parents should be aware of different types of schools that can best meet their child’s educational needs. Kennedy Cooper, a ... Read More »

Drive aims to increase number of men in early years education in UK

A male preschool teacher at work. Photograph: Rebecca Lupton A drive is under way to increase the number of men working with the youngest children in the education system, drawing on the success of Norway, which has the highest percentage of male early years professionals in the world. According to latest statistics, just 2% of the early years education (EYE) workforce in ... Read More »

Higher education 2018: Far from turning the page

Are we turning the page on making some fundamental shifts in the way Indian institutes of higher learning are being equipped to deliver quality education and being granted the freedom to operate? Not quite. In fact, despite all the good intentioned policy announcements, academicians and some of the business leaders involved with the running of some of the institutes argue ... Read More »

The benefits of taking an education loan and the need to strike a balance

A student loan would obviate the need to disturb your own investment portfolio and help preserve your financial goals, including retirement plans. Photo: ThinkStock Education is expensive, be it in India or overseas. However, as a parent, you are always in a quandary whether to tap into your savings or avail an education loan. In India, good quality higher education ... Read More »

Banks or NBFCs: Where should you take your education loan from?

Graphic: Mint It is said that education is the biggest wealth that one can accumulate, but getting quality higher education is increasingly becoming expensive. However, people are still going ahead and funding their children’s education, often with the help of education loans. One indicator of higher spends on higher education is the average ticket size of education loans (see graph). ... Read More »

Who can claim tax benefit on interest paid on education loan?

The advantage of an education loan is that if the parent doesn’t have money, the loan can be repaid after the child completes the course and gets a job. Photo: iStockphoto Education costs are spiralling. The fee for a masters or diploma in management from premier institutes can be about ₹ 25 lakh, while many private medical institutes charge about ... Read More »