Category Archives: Education

More education will lead to fewer child brides, healthier children

Child marriage virtually puts an end to a girl’s education, says a report by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW).(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)   Over 13 million adolescent girls between 10 and 19 years – equivalent to the population of South Sudan – were married in India in 2011, according to census data, but fewer literate women were Read More

Delhi University’s big debate: On campus vs Off campus, which is better?

Delhi University (DU) admissions are no small feat. Even if you have managed to bag a seat in a college, what’s sure to follow, is the discussion among friends on who is getting to live a more happening life — one’s on campus or those who are in off-campus colleges? Here are some talking points on which students begin their Read More

Latin America University Rankings 2017: results out now

Brazil’s State University of Campinas is the top university in Latin America, according to a Times Higher Education ranking for the region. The institution knocks previous champion and neighbour, the University of São Paulo, down to second place in the THE Latin America University Rankings 2017, thanks to a strong performance in terms of its research influence (citations) and industry income. However, while Brazil dominates the ranking, Read More

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How to use digital learning platforms for JEE?

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STORYBringing Best of Modern Traditional Education Practices Across Country

In order to transform teaching-learning process across schools and educational institutions, KA EduAssociates facilitates the acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes that will and significantly enhance the quality of education inputs as provided by Fatima Agarkar, Educationist and Co-founder, KA EduAssociates, in an interview with Kartik Sharma of Elets News Network (ENN). What is KA EduAssociate all about? It is important to enhance the Read More

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Christopher Colclough obituary

Christopher Colclough played a key part in shifting aid-supported education programmes away from secondary and higher education towards the primary level, where he thought they would have most effect The economist Christopher Colclough, who has died aged 70 of cancer, did much to shape the course of education in developing countries. In 1982, he assembled a range of hard evidence Read More

Reps ask FG to halt implementation of controversial education curriculum

The House of Representative on Tuesday urged Federal Government to suspend the newly introduced education curriculum for primary and secondary schools in the country. The resolution was passed during the plenary session after heated debate on the motion sponsored by Beni Lar (PDP-Plateau) who solicits for the intervention of the House on the crisis trailing the new curriculum. Some lawmakers who spoke Read More

Education as contraceptive

Representational Pic The meaning of contraception here is not literal, but metaphoric. Disturbed by an abnormal trend of breeding amongst the poor, a school of sociologists sees a creative role education can play in such societies. Since their child-bearing and child-rearing capacities are pathetically disproportionate, they need to control their number. Those who can’t afford a meal for themselves only Read More

Ambedkar University cutoffs are 100% for students from outside Delhi, lower for locals

New Delhi Ambedkar University, Delhi, announced its first cutoff list for undergraduate admission on Wednesday, keeping its cutoff for students from outside Delhi at 100% for history, psychology and sociology. The cutoff for Delhi students is relatively lower than last year. For admission to BA Honours with a Major in Economics, applicants from Delhi having humanities stream would require 88.75%, for science Read More

Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar to be blamed for poor education in Bihar: Upendra Kushwaha

After seeing the deteriorating quality of education of Bihar, Union minister Upendra Kushwaha recently blamed  Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad for “digging out the foundation” of the education system in the state. (Read: Bihar Board to pay Rs 50 lakh to students for denying them to sit for NEET counselling )  Here’s what Upendra Kushwaha said: “Bade Read More