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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.

Indian Edtech player Eruditus raises $8 Million from Bertelsmann

Mumbai, Apr 3 (IBNS): Eruditus Executive Education recently announced that it has raised $8 million (INR 52.36 crore) in its Series B round from Bertelsmann India Investments (BII), an official release stated.

CII-Deloitte releases “Annual Status of Higher Education of States and UTs in India 2016”

Kolkata, Dec 16 (IBNS): CII-Deloitte released a report on the “Annual Status of Higher Education of States and UTs in India 2016” (ASHE 2016).

Jews are more highly educated than any other major religious group around the world, says study

Washington, Dec 15 (IBNS): Jews are more highly educated than any other major religious group around the world, while Muslims and Hindus tend to have the fewest years of formal schooling, according to a Pew Research Center global demographic study that shows wide disparities in average educational levels among religious groups.

Kolkata: USCS organises Education Trade Mission

Kolkata, Nov 20 (IBNS): The U.S. Commercial Service (USCS) and ELS Language Services, Inc., of Princeton, NJ organized an Education Trade Mission to India and Nepal between Nov 14 and 19, 2016.

Open Doors report shows trends in student mobility between India, United States

Kolkata, Nov 14 (IBNS): An increasing number of students are crossing the globe to gain practical, international experience that they can apply in their careers and life in a global society. The 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released on Monday, finds that the number of international students at U.S. colleges and universities surpassed one million for the first time during the 2015-16 academic year-an increase of seven percent from the previous year to a new high of nearly 1,044,000, representing five percent of the total student population at U.S. institutions.

Airtel, Round Table India announces the launch of ‘Airtel Run for Education, 2016’

Kolkata, Nov 4 (IBNS): Round Table India, the national social service organization, and Bharti Airtel today announced the 3rd Edition of Airtel Run for Education 2016, Kolkata– a fund raising sporting event contributing towards the cause of education for underprivileged children.

New Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Odisha

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister, on Thursday, said the Union Cabinet, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for the establishment and operationalization of a new Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Berhampur, Odisha.

Sony Global Education comes to India

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IBNS): Sony enters the Education space in India by introducing Sony Global Education (SGE) products to the country.

EPSI and APAI hold conference on New Education Policy for Schools & Higher Education

Kolkata, Oct 4 (IBNS): Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI) along with Association of Professional Academic Institutions(APAI) organized a Round Table Conference on New Education Policy for School and Higher Education recently in Kolkata.

Kolkata: EPSI, APAI organise round table conference on New Education Policy for School & Higher Education

Kolkata, Sept 30 (IBNS): Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI), a National body representing wide spectrum of education sector and education service providers in association with the Association of Professional Academic Institutions, West Bengal (APAI, WB) on Thursday had organized a Round Table Meeting on “New Education Policy – Implications for School and Higher Education”.

British Council launches Education UK Alumni Awards 2017

New Delhi, Sept 12 (IBNS): British Council India launched the third year of Education UK Alumni Awards, a prestigious award celebrating outstanding achievements of the UK's alumni in India.

Cabinet approves establishment of Higher Education Financing Agency for creating capital assets in higher educational institutions

New Delhi, Sept 12 (IBNS): Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday approved the creation of the Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) to give a major push for creation of high quality infrastructure in premier educational institutions.

Education needs to change fundamentally to meet global development goals

New York, Sept 6 (IBNS): The new Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report by UNESCO, shows the potential for education to propel progress towards all global goals outlined in the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs). It also shows that education needs a major transformation to fulfill that potential and meet the current challenges facing humanity and the planet.