Education

Attention, Beyonce fans! Copenhagen University is launching a new course on the singer to teach about black feminism

Rejoice, Beyonce fans! Copenhagen University will now be teaching its students about the popular singer, Beyonce, from the next academic session. The Department of Arts and Cultural Studies is offering the class titled ‘Beyonce, Gender and Race’ and same will be taught in the same way as any other culture and literature class. Understanding black feminism The class will analyse ... Read More »

IIT Bombay students to now be fined for forgetting IDs, notification issued

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) students will have to be more punctual now as each time they forget their ID cards, while entering or exiting the campus, they will be fined.  Soumyo Mukherjee, Dean, Student Affairs issued a notification informing the students that a fine of Rs 200 would be imposed on those found not carrying their ID ... Read More »

This Class 9 student from Goa, who wrote prize winning essay on ‘Swachh Bharat’, was praised by PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the student and said, “In her prize winning essay, Ravisha from Goa writes about what should be done for a @swachhbharat. I compliment her for her work.” PM Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar congratulated and praised a class 9 student for her essay on ways to keep ... Read More »

Education bubble: Are you getting value for the money you’re spending for a college degree?

Is there real value in what we are getting from the education system or has it been artificially created in the minds of the people who see education as their way of buying security? (Getty Images) Is higher education a bubble or do people realise the intrinsic value of going to college for higher studies, and see this as a ... Read More »

Top 7 IIT JEE Coaching Institutes in Kota Based on Students’ Verdict

IIT JEE is certainly the most prominent entrance examination in India, with a number of applicants being more than a million every year. It is the gateway for seeking admission in the most renowned engineering institutes like – IITs, NITs, IIITs and many other centrally funded institutes. But due to very tough competition, cracking IIT JEE has never been a ... Read More »

This Class 9 student from Goa, who wrote prize winning essay on ‘Swachh Bharat’, was praised by PM Narendra Modi

This Class 9 student from Goa, who wrote prize winning essay on ‘Swachh Bharat’, was praised by PM Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the student and said, “In her prize winning essay, Ravisha from Goa writes about what should be done for a @swachhbharat. I compliment her for her work.” PM Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi along ... Read More »

Host the national flag and sing national anthem daily at madrassas: MP Education Minister

After making an announcement few days back that MP’s Satna district students will answer the roll call by saying Jai Hind instead of Yes Sir or Yes Ma’am from October 1, School Education minister Vijay Shah has come up with another instruction. On Friday, he asked madrassas in the state to hoist the national flag and sing national anthem daily. ... Read More »

Tech firm Smartron collaborates with University of Southern California for research on education through technology

A partnership has been established between the Indian tech firm Smartron and University of Southern California for research on education by using wearables and machine learning technologies. The partnership with USC’s Centre for Human Applied Reasoning and the Internet of Things (CHARIOT) will focus on understanding the influence on learning when smartphones and sensors are used. About tBand Smartron’s ‘tBand’ ... Read More »

Sisodia says Baijal blocking higher education loans for Delhi students, L-G denies claim

Addressing a press conference, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said any political rivalry with them should be kept aside when it comes to education of students.(Burhaan Kinu/HT FILE) The Delhi government said it will not be able to give higher education loan to students this year and accused the Lieutenant Governor of refusing to approve the scheme that was sent to ... Read More »

Bangalore team among 5 finalists moving towards USD 15M Global Learning XPRIZE

XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, announced the five finalists advancing in the USD 15M Global Learning XPRIZE which includes Chimple, a team from Bangalore. Each of the five finalists were awarded with a USD 1 million milestone prize.  Chimple is developing a learning platform aimed at enabling children to learn ... Read More »