Category Archives: Education

5 Effective Learning Techniques for Students

For most tutors, the simple act of finding new strategies to deliver lectures sounds challenging. Since there are plenty of books by different authors have devised different strategies to tackle different scenarios of teaching. For premier coaching institutes like the ones providing training for competitive exams like the UPSC, tutors are always trying to innovate on their teaching styles. The Read More


Trump Signs Executive Order Reviewing Federal Role in Education

  President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday aimed at decreasing the role of the federal government in education while giving states and local school districts more power over decision-making. Trump called the called order, which directs Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to study federal overreach in education, “another critical step to restoring local control, which is so important.” Read More


UK MOOC to signpost path to HE for refugees

Designed with input from organisations including Refugee Council, German-based online provider Kiron Open Higher Education, the British Council and UCAS, Aim Higher will ‘signpost’ the journey to university for refugees and asylum seekers, from deciding where to study right up to the support services on offer once they arrive. “There’s a lot of information available but there’s a real need for Read More


Education sans Morality is no Education

Every nation or society, consciously or unconsciously, always finds itself involved in the socialization of its people. Naturally this starts in childhood, and schools or educational institutions plays an important and critical role in this process. Iqbal stressed that people do not develop in isolation, but for their proper nourishment and for enrichment of their qualities they need society and Read More


Primary schools 14000 children do not get first choice

About 14,000 children have missed out on their first choice of primary school in London, figures reveal. Across the city’s 33 council areas, 86% got into their first choice of school. Overall, the number of applications was down by 4% to 98,944. The Pan London Admissions Board said pressure for places remained high despite the slight drop in applications. The Read More


Australia Study Cairns celebrates 20th anniversary

The organisation, which manages destination marketing for education providers within the regional city of Cairns in far north Queensland, shared the milestone with agents and educators attending the annual event. Study Cairns president Carol Doyle said the success of the organisation highlighted the level of understanding within the city for the importance of international education to the local economy, as Read More


Fighting for Special Education

The confirmation of Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education raises questions among faculty at schools across the nation about how to organize to protect public education. For many special education teachers in particular, the threat of widespread cuts to public schools is particularly urgent. Betsy DeVos is a champion of school privatization and advocate of dismantling public education, and she Read More


JEE-Mains exam moderately easy but lengthy, say students

JEE aspirants outside Ramnarain Ruia College in Matunga on Sunday.(HT) Around 10 lakh students from across the country appeared for the offline Joint Entrance Examination-Mains (JEE-Mains) on Sunday and they gave a thumbs-up to the paper. Barring a couple of questions, most students and experts said the question paper pattern was similar to that of last year’s and fairly simple, Read More


Skill development ministry to set up separate education board for Industrial Training Institutes

The academic certificates issued to the ITI pass-outs would be acknowledged by all the UGC, AICTE, CBSE, NCERT, AIU and state education boards, and former would get admissions in their institutions.(PTI Representative Photo) Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has accepted skill development ministry’s proposal of setting up a separate education board for the ITI pass-outs to offer them class X Read More


Chandigarh: Panjab University hikes fee by up to Rs 82,000 a year

Panjab University, Chandigarh.(HT File Photo)  A year after hiking the fee by 5%, Panjab University (PU) senate on Sunday approved an average of 12.5% fee hike for all courses of university departments and its regional centres for the session 2017-18, on Sunday. However, the fee for some courses has multiplied by several times. The decision means that from the new Read More