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There is another crisis in education; can India turn this to its advantage?
India

There is another crisis in education; can India turn this to its advantage?

In a world where excellent content is often available on the Internet, and where machine translation will soon make the content available in the mother tongue, the preponderance of English, as well as the Anglosphere model of universities, may both be under siege.

Anxiety and excitement grip students, teachers as schools reopen for offline classes across India
India

Anxiety and excitement grip students, teachers as schools reopen for offline classes across India

The fears that the students and parents are grappling with can be easily addressed if the schools are able to follow the guidelines set by the Ministry of Education

How we can fix problem of new normal of 100% cut-offs in Delhi University
India

How we can fix problem of new normal of 100% cut-offs in Delhi University

This year, about half-a-dozen Delhi University colleges released a 100 per cent cut-off in the first list in as many as 13 courses

Still barred from school, Afghan girls yearn for lessons and question arbitrary gender rules
World

Still barred from school, Afghan girls yearn for lessons and question arbitrary gender rules

The de facto Taliban education minister has told the UNICEF that a framework to allow all girls to go to secondary school will be announced soon

Why teaching political movements in Indian discourse can lay a foundation of political awareness in children
India

Why teaching political movements in Indian discourse can lay a foundation of political awareness in children

The national curriculum discusses various political movements, which have shaped our nation, from middle school itself

‘NRI’ tag not a feather in cap, time to reverse brain drain
India

‘NRI’ tag not a feather in cap, time to reverse brain drain

For decades, the brain drain has contributed to India's reduced economic growth, demographic shifts, and limited the innovative capacities of the nation

Meet a retired school teacher who uses dolls to make math and science easy for students
India

Meet a retired school teacher who uses dolls to make math and science easy for students

Kulkarni has Rs 12 lakh worth of dolls that help him teach English and Mathematics, and around 4.5 lakh worth of dolls related to science

DU maxes out as cutoffs touch 100% across courses and colleges for under-graduate courses
India

DU maxes out as cutoffs touch 100% across courses and colleges for under-graduate courses

Delhi University will release the first cut-off list later in the day with college principals saying that the cut-offs are going to soar higher this year than the last time

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen; discuss ed-tech, start-ups and boosting innovation
World

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen; discuss ed-tech, start-ups and boosting innovation

They both emphasised on the need to create centres of excellence of Artificial Intelligence in India

Governor Gavin Newsom stays in power as recall fails in Democratic state of California
World

Governor Gavin Newsom stays in power as recall fails in Democratic state of California

Newsom said he wanted to focus on what California said 'yes' to as a state: 'We said yes to science, we said yes to vaccines, we said yes to ending this pandemic'

Senior classes at Delhi schools to reopen from 1 September; no child will be forced to attend, says Sisodia
India

Senior classes at Delhi schools to reopen from 1 September; no child will be forced to attend, says Sisodia

The decision was taken in view of the marked improvement in the coronavirus situation in the nation’s capital

Delhi University academic council drops Mahasweta Devi's 'Draupadi' from English (Hons) curriculum
India

Delhi University academic council drops Mahasweta Devi's 'Draupadi' from English (Hons) curriculum

Two Dalit authors Bama and Sukirtharani have also been removed “arbitrarily” by the council, according to an AC member

States must pick up the gauntlet on National Education Policy for it to be effective
India

States must pick up the gauntlet on National Education Policy for it to be effective

If the states, along with the Centre, can iron out the difficulties of the 2020 policy, students will benefit and India will truly realise its demographic dividend

PM's address on NEP anniversary: Narendra Modi launches Academic Bank of Credit, says engineering courses to be taught in regional languages
India

PM's address on NEP anniversary: Narendra Modi launches Academic Bank of Credit, says engineering courses to be taught in regional languages

The prime minister said that the DIKSHA portal (government's e-learning platform) sees 5 core hits a day and has registered over 23 crore hits in the past one year of pandemic

PM says 14 colleges across 8 states to now offer engineering degrees in regional languages: Updates
India

PM says 14 colleges across 8 states to now offer engineering degrees in regional languages: Updates

PM Modi to address (NEP) LIVE updates: The Prime Minister stated that offering higher education in regional languages will ensure students hailing from lower-income, rural families who are capable but not trained in English will get access to education

PM's Modi's NEP address: From Academic Bank of Credit to Vidya Pravesh, several academic initiatives to be announced
India

PM's Modi's NEP address: From Academic Bank of Credit to Vidya Pravesh, several academic initiatives to be announced

These new initiatives will mark a significant step towards realisation of the goals of NEP 2020

National Overseas Scholarship: State must undertake vast expansion of scheme; will benefit nation in long run
India

National Overseas Scholarship: State must undertake vast expansion of scheme; will benefit nation in long run

For marginalised communities, modern education is a precious asset and a way for acquiring socio-economic mobility in an unequal society

How Jamsetji Tata crafted an unmatched legacy in the 20th century by giving away $102.4 bn to charity
India

How Jamsetji Tata crafted an unmatched legacy in the 20th century by giving away $102.4 bn to charity

Jamsetji Tata news: The total donations made by the Tata group founder were more than the GDPs of Kenya, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka or Luxembourg, whose GDP is much lower than $100 billion

COVID-19 impact: Experts in overseas education on how Indian students can navigate new challenges while applying
Lifestyle

COVID-19 impact: Experts in overseas education on how Indian students can navigate new challenges while applying

Study Abroad platforms that provide guidance, test prep and other essential services to students have been especially hard-pressed to rise to the practical challenges posed by COVID: closed borders or travel bans, slowdowns in visa appointments, cancelled exams, vaccination or quarantine requirements, and students’ understandable unease with online-only courses.

Pretty Loud: Serbian Roma girl band sings for women’s empowerment
Arts & Culture

Pretty Loud: Serbian Roma girl band sings for women’s empowerment

Formed in 2014, Pretty Loud symbolically seeks to give a louder voice to Roma girls, encourage education and steer them away from the widespread custom of early marriage.