John Hopkins extends medical curriculum to Indian students

John Hopkins University to offer cardiology, diabetology and rheumatology courses through distance education for the first time in India. Prachi Rege reports.

Change of Guard

While a majority of educationists welcome the Union Government’s decision of replacing the Distance Education Council with University Grants Commission for regulating open and distance learning.

AMU approves five new study centres

Aligarh Muslim University has sanctioned the establishment of five study centres of distance education in different parts of the country.

Kapil Sibal stresses on spreading distance education

In a message at the convocation function of the Indira Gandhi National Open University, Sibal said that distant education can help in achieving the gross enrollment ratio of 30 percent by 2020.

14-year old TN boy admitted to MCA course

A 14-year-old computer whizkid
has been enrolled for a Master of Computer Applications
programme in the School of Distance Education in Bharathiar
University here.

Sibal for regulatory mechanism for distance edu

To enhance the standard of
distance education, the Government today indicated that it was
mulling putting in place a regulatory mechanism and bringing
changes in the body which coordinates such programmes.