London, Jan 31 : Children who spend too much on the internet, mobiles and video games are likely to perform poorly in schools, new research has found.
New Delhi, Jan 30 : The Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) Friday said it will provide pre-examination psychological counselling to students and parents from Feb 2.
New Delhi, Jan 29 : The 'Visitor's Award' for the Best University will be given to the University of Hyderabad, it was announced Thursday.
Kolkata, Jan 29 : The importance of vocational training in India has been stressed via a new medium - a comic book which is a collaborative effort between artists from India, France and Germany, a release said Thursday.
Washington, Jan 27 : Using international data, researchers have found that girls outperform boys in educational achievements in 70 percent of the countries they studied - regardless of the level of gender, political, economic or social equality.
By Shweta Sharma, New Delhi, Jan 26 : Aimed at encouraging higher education institutions to engage with problems of rural India like sanitation and hygiene, water, health and education and to provide appropriate solutions for them, the government's recently launched Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) can lead to transformational change in the country if the technologies are "relevant, robust and affordable", experts say.
New Delhi, Jan 22 : Palash Chhabra, a student of ITM University, Gurgaon, brought laurels to the varsity after having been selected to represent his University at the highly acclaimed Google Student Ambassador Summit, which was held recently.
Aligarh, Jan 22 : Saudi Arabia is keen to intensify bilateral ties with India with education being a priority, said Saudi Ambassador Saud Mohammad Al-Sati during his address at Aligarh Muslim University.
New York, Jan 22 : A virtual reality programme can help teenaged girls overcome sexual victimisation and make them more assertive, researchers found.
Mumbai, Jan 21 : Indian IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has extended its doctoral scholarship programme to do PhD in computer science for another five years and increased the number of research scholars to 200 from 198.
Mumbai/Kolkata, Jan 21 : Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, on Wednesday announced that the company's flagship TCS Research Scholarship Programme (TCS RSP) will be extended for another five years to reach over 200 additional doctoral research scholars across India in the area of Computer Science.
Bangalore, Jan 21 : Educomp Solutions, an education company in India, is looking to add 21,000 new classrooms under its flagship Smartclass program this fiscal.
New York, Jan 21 : A survey of over 1,600 college students about their Facebook behaviour has revealed that using social media to make friends and create the support network can help them get good marks.
London, Jan 18 : Learning a second language after the age of 10 improves cognitive functions in the brain, says a study.
Shimla, Jan 17 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday said the state would open three medical colleges and one of them would be located in Hamirpur district.
Varanasi, Jan 17 : With the "Science on Wheels" programme, children in rural Uttar Pradesh would now have the opportunity to imbibe the concepts of gravity and eclipses outside the conventional class room set-up.
Patna, Jan 16 : A story written in Hindi by former Bihar MP Anand Mohan, serving life term for the 1994 lynching of Gopalganj district magistrate G. Krishnaiah, has been included in a Class VIII text book.
By Shilpa Raina, New Delhi, Jan 13 : Apart from reinforcing the benefits of public-private partnership and adopting an inclusive approach towards wildlife in India, tiger conservationist and naturalist Valmik Thapar strongly feels that focussing on this much-ignored subject in schools would introduce children to the wonderful world of the animal kingdom. What would start as a hobby could become a career option in later years.
New Delhi, Jan 12 : The Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has decided to shut its medical colleges as this is not its core function, leading to the students protesting the move here Monday.
London, Jan 12 : Electronic learning - the use of electronic media and devices in education - is likely to be as effective as traditional methods for training health professionals, says a study.
By Shweta Sharma, New Delhi, Jan 12 : It takes 11-year-old Aditya Ray only seconds to multiply a five-digit number with a four-digit one. This, he says, is because of Vedic mathematics, "which has made my calculations quicker and accurate". By traditional method, Ray would have taken over a minute to get the answer.
Gurgaon, Jan 9 : The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) on Friday launched TERI Prakriti School, a global school which will focus on sustainable learning and living practices.
New Delhi, Jan 7 : The Central Board of Secondary Education examinations would begin March 2, an official statement said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 6 : Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani Tuesday said the government planned to discuss the new education policy with various stakeholders within time-frame, and also visit villages to listen to people in this regard.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 1 : The Rama Devi Autonomous Women's College here is set to be the first women's university in Odisha.