Category Archives: Education

Education, Toothpaste, And The Illusion Of Choice

Many hot topics in education have cooled, but the debate on school choice can still send off sparks.  Unfortunately, they only divert attention from a hidden problem that afflicts virtually all schools. At a recent event hosted by the Washington Post, education reform critic Diane Ravitch called the charter movement “a hoax” that only drains funds from traditional public schools. Read More


BPUT, Odisha Announces Ph.D Entrance Exam Schedule

BPUT Announces Ph.D Entrance Exam Schedule New Delhi:  Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Odisha will conduct entrance exam for PhD admission on December 16, 2018. The exam will be held in two shifts: 10.30 am to 11.30 am and 11.45 am to 12.45 pm. In the first shift the exam will be held for compulsory paper- research methodology and Read More


Emerging Trends To Watch Out For in the Indian Education Sector

Today the Indian education sector has reached a certain turning point where many educators and institutions are shifting their focus on redesigning content and achieving better learning outcomes. They are integrating new technologies into the education system and when we look at the results, these new systems are creating a huge impact among students and learners. We are now seeing Read More


Rich economies not a promise of education equality, new report finds

The report incorporates new data from 41, wealthy, member countries of the European Union and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Countries were assessed on their children’s access to quality education, and differences in performance among children from preschool to primary school levels. According to the report, some of the poorest countries surveyed, such as Latvia and Lithuania, Read More


CBSE Class 10 Math Preparation Tips

Class 10 is undoubtedly the most relevant of the formal education. But have you ever wondered what makes it so special? It marks the onset of adulthood and at this age one undergoes turbulent psychological and hormonal changes. The class 10 board exams is the first national level exam a school grader appears. Hence, the 10th board results are pretty Read More


The assumptions journalists make about education after high school

  If your college experience included a dorm room, four years studying in ivy-covered libraries and an eventual job offer that earned you more money than you made before, it does not represent the realities of post-high school education in the United States today. Poynter’s upcoming two-day workshop will challenge the assumptions many people make about post-high school education — from college as Read More


Corruption Denies Millions Access to Quality Education in Nigeria

A student stands on a bench to write on the board at a floating school in the Makoko fishing community on the Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria February 29, 2016. In Makoko is a sprawling slum of Nigeria’s megacity Lagos, and the school provides free educatio. Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters Education in Nigeria is in dire straits, and many Nigerians are acutely aware and concerned. At Read More


Education for fragile states

  This week, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will release its annual Goalkeepers report card assessing progress toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Among the expected findings is a prediction that by 2050, nearly 90 percent of global poverty will be concentrated in Sub-Saharan Africa, and two-thirds of the world’s poorest people will live in just ten countries. The ability to identify Read More


A Fashion Education Centred on the Student at The British School of Fashion

  British School of Fashion students | Source: Joe Navin for British School of Fashion LONDON, United Kingdom — The British School of Fashion offers specialised postgraduate programmes in the business of fashion. Based close to the influential Spitalfields Market at the London campus of Glasgow Caledonian University, the school’s mission is to educate, challenge and develop a new generation of Read More


Back to School with BoF Education

BoF Education Tutors | Lucinda Chambers | Source: Getty | Susanne Tide-Frater, Drew Elliott, Musa Tariq and Colin McDowell MBE | Source: BoF LONDON, United Kingdom — Today, continued professional learning is a necessity for career development, which has become increasing accessible through online education — an industry projected to reach over $275 billion in 2022, a projected growth of over Read More