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Maharashtra govt to set up think-tank to improve education quality

Maharashtra government will set up a “think-tank” to discuss strategies for improving quality of education in the state. (Representative Image) The Maharashtra government will set up a “think-tank” to discuss strategies for improving the quality of education in the state, School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad said on Sunday. The think-tank will include professionals from various sectors, elected representatives, education experts, ... Read More »

Why states with best quality school education need to focus on improving infrastructure

This data is meant to be used to incetivise states to improve the quality of their education outcomes through “competitive and cooperative federalism”. (Express photo) Niti Aayog’s recently-released School Education Quality Index (SEQI) is yet another pointer towards the yawning north-south divide in education outcomes, with Kerala leading the ranking of 20 large states’ performance in school education, and Uttar ... Read More »

Seek social media quality, not quantity

Information overload: Online audiences have moved from blogs to networking sites such as Twitter and Instagram, whose popularity is fuelled in part by the instant feedback social media users generate by their shared content. Picture: 123RF/GILC Internet users of all kinds have probably encountered advice that they should have a social media presence. There are many inducements: entrepreneurs will attract ... Read More »

Teenagers’ sleep quality and mental health at risk over late-night mobile phone use

  Teenagers’ late-night mobile phone use is harming their sleep and potentially their mental health, say researchers who advised that “physical boundaries” be set over use of such devices in the bedroom. A longitudinal study of 1,101 Australian high school students aged between 13 and 16 found poor-quality sleep associated with late-night texting or calling was linked to a decline ... Read More »

MBA from a Quality Business School make Excellent Professionals

An MBA in a globalised and multi-cultural world has become one of the most sought after post graduate program across the globe. Modern and industry specific MBA programs in Jaipur or for that matter quality programs conducted by any other top rated business school  is a perfect combination of academic and practical knowledge aiming at developing the intellectual and managerial ... Read More »

IIT-Kharagpur to establish country’s first Quality and Reliability school

The aim for establishing the school is to improve the quality of life for the people of India as well as develop quality conscious global citizens, said Director, IIT-Kharagpur Prof P P Chakrabarti. The School will be truly interdisciplinary in which faculty members as well as students will be from various disciplines, said Director IIT-Kharagpur RELATED STORIES Bihar plus two ... Read More »

IIT-Kharagpur to establish country’s first Quality and Reliability school

The aim for establishing the school is to improve the quality of life for the people of India as well as develop quality conscious global citizens, said Director, IIT-Kharagpur Prof P P Chakrabarti. The School will be truly interdisciplinary in which faculty members as well as students will be from various disciplines, said Director IIT-Kharagpur RELATED STORIES Bihar plus two ... Read More »

Free quality coaching to SCs/STs/OBCs for competitive exams: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

It has been recommended that students belonging to SC and OBC categories having a total family income from all sources of Rs 6 lakh or less per annum are eligible to avail benefits under the scheme. Thawar Chand Gehlot RELATED STORIES DU to hire 4,000 permanent teachers in 2017 AMU students protest against 18 per cent reservation given to Muslims ... Read More »

Air quality still in `dangerous’ territory

N | Nov 11, 2016, 11.14 AM IST Air quality still in `dangerous’ territory Despite the weather having cleared in the past few days, Delhi’s air quality index has continued to remain in the `severe’ category , indicating that there has been no reduction in pollutants over the city. Thursday’s AQI was down to 408 from Wednesday’s 424 but experts ... Read More »

Government to make scientific literature more credible: Quality and accreditation to be upgraded

Thomas Huxley had rightly said, ”Science and Literature are not two things, but two sides of one thing.” The Ministry of Science and Technology is planning to grade and validate the books related to science by a team of experts, so as to prevent distortion of facts and make scientific literature more credible. The experts will comprise scientists from several ... Read More »