Cyber cafes for students, cheap power for domestic consumers and waiver on inflated water bills are some of the promises made by the Congress Friday in its manifesto for the Feb 7 Delhi Assembly polls.
Habil Khorakiwala, chairman,Wockhardt Group is the new Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi. He speaks about his vision for the University, the gaps in the Indian higher education sector and the importance of hard work in a conversation with Prachi Rege.
Enrolment of students from India at the UK universities declined by a "worrying" 12 per cent last year, partly due to the government's clampdown on student visas and tough rhetoric on immigration, according to official statistics.
Educationists from 22 states, including Vice Chancellors of 13 universities, will discuss a new policy framework for education during a two-day international conference titled "Samarth Shiksha, Samarth Bharat" beginning January 17.
Taking cognisance of a report of an NGO highlighting the declining standard of education in Maharashtra, the state government here decided to set up a study group to assess the situation, Education Minister Vinod Tawde said on Wednesday.
Against the backdrop of teacher training programme being revamped, the government on Monday said it was also working on introducing refresher courses to help them acquire knowledge about the latest developments in the field.
The Odisha government has taken initiative for overhauling the entire higher education system with introduction of job-oriented vocational courses and choice based credit system (CBS) in undergraduate classes.
It`s been a year since Seoul media and communications student Lee Woong-hee finished his studies, but the 26-year-old plans to skip his class graduation ceremony in February because he thinks retaining his student status will help him finally land a job.
A day after the Odisha government directed teachers to counsel children to curb the state`s dropout rate, the teachers Wednesday said the government should first focus on providing quality education to the students.
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.