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Learning in the time of a pandemic: The divide that divides

It is three months since the first lockdown was announced due to Covid-19. Like all fields, the pandemic has affected the area of education too which has had to take recourse to online learning even from the primary school stage. But lack of universal availability of the electronic tools for learning, has also created a divide between the haves and have-nots. Anju Munshi probes

Ranosys Technologies partners With Bikaner Technical University to bring OutSystems to Indian students

New Delhi/Bikaner/IBNS: In a bid to skill tech graduates and offer them mentorship for professional opportunities, Singapore-based Ranosys Technologies, a software development company, has signed an OutSystems education protocol with Bikaner Technical University (BTU).

Shiksha rolls out MBA Outlook 2020 Report, reveals key parameters chosen by students for college selection

New Delhi/IBNS: Shiksha, part of Info Edge Limited, an Indian career and college selection website for students, recently conducted a survey among MBA aspirants.

Narula Institute of Technology, flagship college of JIS Group, holds it first convocation, 840 students receive their degrees

Kolkata/IBNS: Narula Institute of Technology, an autonomous Engineering and Management Institute under the JIS Group, recently organised its first Degree Award Distribution Ceremony for the class of 2017, 2018 and 2019 batches, at NiT Campus, Agarpara.

STEPapp gamifies learning for K-12 students; Amitabh Bachchan urge students to be self-reliant

Kolkata/IBNS: Apna kal khud banao’ (‘you should build your own future’) was veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan’s message to students during the recent unveiling of the gamified learning ed-tech app, called STEP-app, in Mumbai.

Ireland's Limerick Institute of Technology to offer Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Programme with Lufthansa

Kolkata/IBNS: Ireland based Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) in collaboration with Lufthansa Technik Shannon Limited (LTSL) has launched a new course in aviation open to students all over the globe.

University of Mumbai

The University of Mumbai which was previously known as the University of Bombay, was established in 1857 and on broadly the same lines as the University of London. One of the oldest learning institutions of India it has produced notable alumni such as Homi Bhabha and B R Ambedkar.

Indian Education industry receives impetus from international investors

Educomp and BYJUs spearhead the international investment troupe in Education technology

Higher education can help in strengthening democracy, creating a just society'

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IBNS): Education, particularly higher education, has an important role to play in helping create a just society, and Australia and India through their strong collaboration in the field of education can help in strengthening democracy and overcoming the challenges faced in creating a balanced, equitable society, prominent speakers said here on Thursday.

Age and education affect job changes, study finds

New Delhi, July 7 (IBNS): New research reveals that people are more likely to change jobs when they are younger and well educated, though not necessarily because they are more open to a new experience.

Better education during childhood decreases risk of dementia in African Americans

New York, Apr 28 (IBNS): A newly published observational study from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University has found that increased levels of education, particularly for those who grew up in low-income rural areas, was significantly associated with the decrease in the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older African Americans previously reported by the same research group.

Gender, education and class affects retirement and quality of life in older age – study

London, Jan 26 (IBNS): Raising your level of education and skills during your working life are key factors in determining your quality of life in retirement and older age – according to new research.

Education is key to reduce child marriage: CRY

Patna, Oct 10 (IBNS): In spite of an overall decline in the rate of marriage among young girls across most of Indian states, Bihar continues to have a comparatively higher percentage of marriage before girls reach the legally prescribed age of 18 years.

What is Good About Indian Education System?

Talking about the situation of Indian education system, most of us get into the war of words. There has been a lot of criticism surrounding the status of education in India. But interestingly, whenever a debate is initiated, often do we jump on to the negatives only, i.e., from faulty scoring and evaluation to education being equated to mere business propaganda.