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Improving Our Educational Standing In The World Means Doubling-Down On What Works

As any business leader will tell you, we live in a global world. We know today’s students will one day compete in it when they enter the workplace. That’s why U.S. scores released this week on an international exam are so troubling. The performance of America’s 15-year-olds in math on the 2018 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) was below ... Read More »

Khan Academy to create educational videos in Indian languages

Sal, founder & CEO, Khan Academy. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Khan Academy, a non-profit education organisation, is set to launch content in Indian languages. By 2018, the online provider of educational videos is expected to release content in Gujarati, Bengali and Hindi. “Currently, the content on Khan Academy’s portal which is also tailored to the Indian curriculum is available in English,” ... Read More »

BISAG to promote audio-visual educational platform utilising social media and internet

The BISAG started its educational channel with an objective to spread awareness about education channels, address the problem of untrained and subpar teachers by providing various subjects experts. e-content RELATED STORIES Tripura to provide home-based formal education for differently-abled children CAT Results 2016: To be out soon at iimcat.ac.in Madrasas and pathshalas will induct state board curriculum: NCPCR, Delhi Chandigarh ... Read More »

New UGC norms restrain educational institutes from keeping original document of students

In a bid to lessen student’s burden, the commission issued a directives to ensure no higher education institutes shall nag students for submission of their original documents such as mark sheets, school leaving certificates and other related documents during the admission process. UGC RELATED STORIES School timings changed in Noida, Ghaziabad, Lucknow due to heavy winter UP Board Exams 2017: ... Read More »

UGC issues directives to educational institutions to promote digital economy

Union Minister for HRD Prakash Javadekar, in recent times, issued a direction to educational institutions to adopt and promote cashless transactions and conduct of business. Digital economy RELATED STORIES 11 points Prakash Javadekar highlighted on education at #AAJTakAgenda2016 Delhi can appoint retired govt. teachers if required: Manish Sisodia No US jobs for IIT Bombay this placement season National Institute of ... Read More »

Need to have innovation chapters in educational institutions: Chandrababu Naidu

“Every high school should have an innovation chapter, every university should have an innovation chapter. What is innovation, what we are doing differently,” Naidu said In picture, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu (File Photo) RELATED STORIES Himachal Pradesh gives approval to Mukhya Mantri Shikshak Samman Yojana Plans to bring back Class 10 boards soon: HRD Minister Country celebrates National ... Read More »

Need to have innovation chapters in educational institutions: Chandrababu Naidu

“Every high school should have an innovation chapter, every university should have an innovation chapter. What is innovation, what we are doing differently,” Naidu said In picture, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu (File Photo) RELATED STORIES Himachal Pradesh gives approval to Mukhya Mantri Shikshak Samman Yojana Plans to bring back Class 10 boards soon: HRD Minister Country celebrates National ... Read More »

Chennai: Include three educational experts in the panel, directs HC

The PIL was filed by the director of an NGO, CHANGE India, A Narayanan Director of an NGO, CHANGE India, A Narayanana filed the plea The state government has been directed to include three educational experts in the panel constituted by the government to deal with issues, including minimum land requirement, relating to 746 unauthorized schools. ADVERTISING inRead invented by ... Read More »

Learning outcome assessment to improve educational quality in schools

The central government will conduct student learning outcome assessment in various schools every year to improve educational quality in schools, said Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. Delivering the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture at Vedavyasa Vidyalayam Senior Secondary School in Kozhikode, the minister said that in the learning outcome assessment, the government would assess every three per cent of ... Read More »