Education

Education Day: these 5 teachers are going the extra mile by taking learning to disadvantaged children

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A teacher is a child’s first memory of learning and formal education. But despite education being a basic human right, many children – especially in rural India – are denied this. However, […]

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Home education a ‘huge undertaking for parents’ – Ofsted

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Home education for many families is not a preferred choice but a last resort amid a breakdown in relationships with schools, Ofsted inspectors have warned. Research by Ofsted found special needs, problems […]

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Bill to replace UGC, AICTE with Higher Education Commission of India to be introduced before Cabinet in October

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New Delhi: The proposed Higher Education Commission of India (HECI), which is set to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC), will also take over the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and […]

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Why a college education might not be critical for your career

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Getting a college degree may no longer be significant for people’s careers, according to an expert in the education sector. Speaking to CNBC’s “Street Signs Europe” on Monday, John Fallon, CEO of […]

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What Education Partisans Get Wrong

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Partisan (from Webster): a firm adherent to a party, faction, cause, or person — especially one exhibiting blind, prejudiced and unreasoning allegiance. Partisanship is ubiquitous these days. It’s hard to pick up […]

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Primary education secondary for us

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Our biggest failure, post-Independence, is in school education, no matter which party has been in power, including the present one. Under Jawaharlal Nehru, excellent institutes of higher learning, including the Indian Institutes […]

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Newly created Aichi fund provides foster children with access to higher education

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A fund set up by the Aichi Prefectural Government in March is providing financial aid to students from children’s homes seeking to enter higher education. “I want to realize my dream and […]

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College costs are skyrocketing. Here’s how to decide if that high price tag is worth it

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  With the student loan crisis gaining ground as a key issue in the 2020 presidential race, a new CNBC and Acorns survey has found that a majority of Americans now believe the value of a college […]

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