Category Archives: Education

Students Take Pledge To Save Environment

Students Take Pledge To Save Environment KOLKATA: Students from 50 city schools today took a pledge to make their neighbourhood litter-free which will contribute in saving the environment. Around 250 students took part at the first ever Inter-School Environment Meet where the pledge was taken. “We are witnessing dumping of waste materials on streets every day and we can sensitise Read More

Gujarat High Court Directs Schools To Reserve 25% Seats For Poor Children Under RTE Act

Gujarat HC Directs Schools To Reserve 25% Seats For Poor Children NEW DELHI: The Gujarat High Court, yesterday, directed the state government to make sure that schools which are affiliated with the state board should implement the 25 per cent reservation for poor children as per the Right to Education (RTE) Act. The schools have been asked to begin the Read More

Sonam Wangchuk, The Real Life ‘Phunsukh Wangdu’, Plans 800 Crore University In Ladakh

Real Life Phunsukh Wangdu Of 3 Idiots Seeks Rs. 14 Cr Funding For University Plan NEW DELHI: Innovator and educationist Sonam Wangchuk, the real life Phunsukh Wangdu of Aamir Khan-starrer ‘3 Idiots’, aims to set up a skill-based university at a cost of Rs. 800 crore in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. After setting up SECMOL, a non-traditional school Read More

JNTUH Declares BTech Exam Schedule

JNTUH Declares BTech Exam Schedule NEW DELHI: Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) has released the exam time table for BTech students. The University will conduct examination for 1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year and 4th year students in February 2018. Online registration for the same has begun and will continue till 12 January 2018. ‘Regular / Supplementary Examinations for Read More

Education day with Leadership Hudson

Leadership Hudson students enjoyed a day getting educated on the educational systems available to area residents, while also experiencing what the future holds for area learners. Photo courtesy of the Hudson Chamber of Commerce Leadership Hudson students enjoyed a day getting educated on the educational systems available to area residents. Education day with Leadership Hudson offers adult professionals a chance Read More

Adam Braun: How He’s Disrupting The Education System

Adam Braun I spoke to Adam Braun, the Co-founder & CEO of MissionU, about the inspiration behind the new company, how it’s disrupting the education system, why it’s possible for the system to change, the importance of his corporate partnerships, his view on upskilling and his best advice to students. Braun is the New York Times bestselling author of Promise of a Pencil: How an Read More

Sh37 billion released for free education

Students going home from school. The government has released Sh37 billion to all public schools towards the implementation of free education. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP In Summary Sh29.5 billion has been paid to all the public secondary schools  for Free Secondary Education (FSE) that has been rolled out as part of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s 2017 pre-election pledge. The Read More

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Motherhood reduces effect of education on young UK women’s career prospects

Young women with higher education qualifications are just as likely to be out of work as young men who have no qualifications, often due to the impact of having children, poor mental health or a lack of suitable jobs, a major new study has reported. Motherhood has a greater impact on a woman’s career prospects than her level of education, Read More

Making others’ voices heard through education and journalism

Before senior Drew Bent began his undergraduate studies at MIT, he considered his interests in education to be “side projects.” He had worked at the educational platform Khan Academy and at Sony Ericsson while he was a high school student, employing what he had considered his main skill set since he was a child: programming. “Basically, programming is all I Read More

Education, Not Condemnation, Key to End Gender Violence, Say Local Women Leaders

Sally Mboumien remembers the day she pressed a steaming hot stone against her chest. In Bawock, the rural community of western Cameroon where she grew up, young girls often had their young, sprouting breasts flattened with a hot iron or a hammer or spatulas that had been heated over burning coals. This was good for the girls because it would Read More