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New Delhi, Nov 26 : The decision to discontinue teaching of German as a third language will not have any impact on the youth in preparing them for a globalised world, parliament was told Wednesday.
New Delhi, Nov 26 : Over 7,500 posts of teachers are lying vacant in the country's Kendriya Vidyalayas, a minister said Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 26 : The ministry of defence has sanctioned six more new Sainik Schools and is also seriously considering taking over all the Sainik Schools in the country, said a union minister, Wednesday.
Pune, Nov 26 : President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday called for deepening the involvement of the private sector in education and said universities such as Harvard, Yale and Stanford have "evolved out of private sector initiatives".
Kolkata, Nov 25 : College and university students brainstormed at a unique workshop here Tuesday to come up with ideas and practical solutions to manage water resources intelligently and solve the water crisis.
New Delhi, Nov 25 : In a bid to foster tele-education, Reliance Digital TV Tuesday announced its partnership with The Vedic Maths Forum of India to provide mathematics teaching on television, a company statement said here.
By Shweta Sharma, New Delhi, Nov 23 : India has officially jumped on to the open online courses bandwagon with the government announcing Swayam, an initiative that aims at providing affordable and quality education to citizens for free.
New Delhi, Nov. Nov 21 : The Supreme Court Friday issued notices to the Centre and Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan on replacing German with Sanskrit as a third language in the centrally run Kendriya Vidyalayas in the mid-session of the current academic year.
Kolkata, Nov 21 : The National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) here has introduced an online course in sexual harassment prevention and workplace diversity, it said Friday.
New Delhi, Nov 21 : Afghan civil servants will now be trained at the Jindal University at Sonepat in Haryana.
Tezpur (Assam), Nov 20 : President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said Indian universities should adopt an effective strategy to achieve higher rankings in the list of best global institutions.
New Delhi, Nov 20 : The Thiagarajar group of institutions and Walchand Institute of Technology are among the winners of the AICTE-CII survey of top industry-linked technical institutes 2014, industry chamber CII said Thursday.
Greater Noida, Nov 20 : Stressing the need for greater convergence of industry and academia, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani Thursday asked the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to provide inputs for the government's 'Think-in-India' movement.
By Mohammed Shafeeq, Hyderabad, Nov 19 : From Indian bureaucrats to executives from as many as 87 countries around the world, when it comes to gaining proficiency in English, it is not England they go to but India.
Bengaluru, Nov 18 : Oxford University Press (OUP) Tuesday launched an English course in listening and speaking for students across India.
New Delhi, Nov 17 : President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said that leading educational institutions must approach the university ratings process in a more pro-active manner.
New Delhi, Nov. 17 : German envoy to India Michael Steiner hoped for a decision in the interest of students as the Chancellor Angela Merkel, raised the language row issue in schools with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Brisbane.
Amritsar, Nov 16 : The central government wants to provide greater access to quality education for more number of students, union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani said Sunday.
New Delhi, Nov 14 : WIth the aim to promote educational opportunities among girl students and address the challenge of lower girl enrolment rates in engineering colleges, the CBSE's Udaan scheme was launched Friday.
New Delhi, Nov 14 : A new toll-free helpline number for teachers was launched here Thursday to address issues of teaching and learning in government schools.
New York, Nov 13 : Just as physical exercise helps you build your muscles, learning a new language could strengthen your brain, thereby making the process of ageing a lot more graceful, says a new research.
Washington, Nov 11 : Researchers have found that the academic success of your kids depends a lot on the education provided by mothers as children born to relatively older and educated mothers learn math and reading more quickly than children born to younger mothers.
Washington, Nov 11 : Playing action video games improves not only gaming skills but learning capabilities as well, says a new study.
New Delhi, Nov 10 : Offering Indian students keen on exploring higher education opportunities in Europe a platform to meet European universities and higher education institutions, a European Union delegation to India would be organising a fair, it announced Monday.
London, Nov 9 : The best way to master dancing is to imbibe the art of observing the sequences demonstrated by the instructor and not merely listening to spoken explanation, new research has confirmed.
New Delhi, Nov 8 : The Delhi High Court has sought data from the Bar Council of India (BCI) on the number of students who have been enrolled as advocates and how many applications are still pending from those who passed out this academic year.
New Delhi, Nov 6 : To promote various skill development programs, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) said Thursday that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tata Motors.
New York, Nov 6 : Children who are better at distinguishing rhythm also fare better in grammar skills, says a new research, opening the possibility of using music education to improve grammar skills.
Kolkata, Nov 6 : The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), conducted its Diploma Examination in Child Health (DCH) for the first time outside Britain this year following a collaboration with the AMRI Hospitals here.
New Delhi, Nov 6 : The Australian government Thursday awarded 60 scholarships to Indian scholars to undertake study and research in the country.
New Delhi, Nov.5 : Smriti Zubin Irani, Minister of Human Resource Development, said Wednesday that education is not a challenge, but an opportunity.
New Delhi, Nov 5 : Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani Wednesday said that the government will launch a new scheme for credit transfer Nov 11, a move slated to bring relief to students forced to take a break in their education.
New Delhi, Oct 31 : Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani Friday reiterated India's initiatives for a well-focussed education strategy in the SAARC region and strengthening cooperation among the member countries.
Washington, Oct 31 : If you are terrified by maths, install an app that will help you quickly and accurately get over calculations.
New Delhi, Oct 30 : Schools and universities in the national capital will Friday organise several cultural events to celebrate the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas commemorating the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
New Delhi, Oct 29 : Poor, marginalised children from eight countries Wednesday demanded inclusion of life skills education in school curriculum.
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar, Panaji, Oct 29 : In a role reversal of sorts, Goa University wants its alumni to rate and evaluate its performance and the quality of education it has offered them.
Toronto, Oct 27 : Committing mistakes while learning can benefit the memory and lead one to come up with the correct answer, but only if the guess is a near miss, a research revealed.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, Oct 27 : A staggering 100 million children making up about half of India's school-going children cannot read a grade-appropriate text or solve a grade appropriate math question.
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar, Panaji, Oct 24 : The Goa Institute of Management (GIM), one of India's top 10 private B-schools, plans to make research on pressing local issues Goa as one of its thrust areas and has zeroed in on garbage and traffic management and tourism as key areas for study.
New Delhi, Oct 22 : The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry Wednesday launched the All-India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2014-15, an annual, web-based, pan-India exercise on the status of higher education in the country.
New York, Oct 21 : Recalling the things that you have already learnt boosts your future learning, found a research.
New Delhi, Oct 17 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said the education system in the country needs a qualitative improvement with focus on skill development.
By Anil Sharma, Pali (Rajasthan), Oct 17 : This one's difficult to believe: risking their lives, children in a Rajasthan village have to cross a pond every day to attend a government school.
New York, Oct 17 : Despite the growing popularity of using computer simulation to help in teaching college anatomy, students learn much better through the traditional use of human cadavers, finds a research.
New Delhi, Oct 16 : After a successful three-week stint across three Indian cities, the #Selfies4School campaign received over 5,800 selfies, exceeding their initial target of 2,500 selfies, a statement said Thursday.
New Delhi, Oct 15 : Transgender children will study in Delhi schools free with Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung Wednesday approving their admission under the category of "disadvantaged group" defined by the Right to Education Act.
New Delhi, Oct 15 : The criteria for approving medical colleges both in government and private sectors would be liberalised, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Wednesday.
Patna, Oct 15 : Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, the chancellor of Nalanda University, Wednesday said the university will start two more schools from next year.
Washington, Oct 15 : Children interested in science are able to turn their interest into actual scientific knowledge to a greater extent when raised in wealthy countries, a study has found.
London, Oct 14 : Instead of forcing your teenager to wake up early for school, finding a way to start school late could be a better way to help him/her perform better, researchers believe.
Patna, Oct 14 : A government-affiliated madrasa in Bihar has banned admission for girls as there is no separate sitting arrangement for them and co-education is against the Islamic tenets, officials said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Oct 8 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh Wednesday approved nine acre of land on lease to three Kendriya Vidyalayas run by Border Security Force (BSF) at its state headquarters in Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra and West Bengal, a home ministry statement said.
Washington, Oct 7 : A new study has shown that a familiar voice only helps children to process and understand words they already know well, not new words that aren't in their vocabularies.
Mumbai, Oct 7 : The Dhirubhai Ambani International School has been ranked the top global school in India for the second consecutve year in the latest Education World India School Rankings, founder-chairman Nita M. Ambani said in a statement.
New Delhi, Oct 1 : Leading talent development major NIIT Ltd. is partnering with global software firm Microsoft to train and certify girl students and women through skill enhancing courses for the Indian IT industry.
New Delhi, Sep 30 : Students need to fall in love with what they do, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Sep 26 : The Delhi High Court Friday restrained the Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) from using terms such as "MBA , BBA or management course" for the courses it offers.
London, Sept. 25 : A new study by the academics at Loughborough University's Design School Dr Steve Summerskill and Dr Russell Marshall, said that a longer, more aerodynamic cab with better vision for lorry drivers could save the lives of hundreds of cyclists and pedestrians.
Noida, Sept. 24 : Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) emeritus scientist N Vedachalam has said that scientific fraternity has a responsibility to inculcate scientific temper and motivate the youth, which is the backbone of the country.