Controversy hogged the HRD Ministry ever since the NDA government came to power be it for the rollback of FYUP of Delhi University, replacing Sanskrit with German as the third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas or asking institutes to observe events on Christmas.
While scope of Mobile-learning is growing fast, it is imperative to address the problems of low level of literacy, limited understanding of English language in rural and semi urban areas and text driven interface in order to reap the benefits of this technology.
Canada needs structural reforms in its immigration policies to attract foreign students and must consider granting them permanent residency rights, a top official of the Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce has said.
The Maharashtra Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill providing 16 per cent reservation for the Maratha community in education and government jobs but it left out the Muslims, leading to a vociferous protest by the opposition.
The UK government has indicated new plans to send back foreign graduates, who come here on student visas, to their home countries at the end of their courses, a move that could affect the enrollment from India in British universities, media reports said on Wednesday.
Promising to improve the condition of government schools and making them as "attractive as private ones", Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal Saturday said good education was the basic right of every child.
Every year millions of children are deprived of their basic rights of education and nutrition. Most of these children, from a tender age are compelled by situations to work for food. In a tough choice between literacy and hunger, it is always child labour to satisfy hunger that wins.
Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has said that a "Pragati Scholarship" has been launched by the government from the year 2014-15 to provide encouragement and support to the girl child to pursue technical education.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday won TIME magazine's online readers' poll, but lost the title of 'Person of the Year'.
TIME editors narrowed their list from 50 global leaders and CEOs to eight individuals whose names were announced on Monday.
The CPI(M) on Friday accused BJP and RSS of trying to communalise the society by using education to "indoctrinate" young minds with an objective of converting the country into a "rabidly intolerant Hindu Rashtra."
Emphasing on the need to develop skills in higher education, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani Saturday exhorted states and union territories to adopt the credit framework for skills and education and the choice based credit system in universities.
HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday hailed the support from all the parties in Lok Sabha for the passage of three crucial Bills on education, saying the overall consensus reflected that "rashtraneeti" had prevailed over politics.