Education

JoSAA 2017: Counselling begins, know to get registered and fill choice

JoSAA 2017: JEE Advanced 2017 result was announced on Sunday and from today, the centralised counselling and seat allotment process has begun. The qualified candidates have to now lock their choices to seek admission in 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), 31 National Institutes of Technology (NITs), 23 Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) and 20 government funded technical institutions. ... Read More »

IIT Kharagpur and Indiana University will soon study the shrinking Kolkata wetlands

Indiana University of Pennsylvania and IIT Kharagpur have come together and collaborated for the Summer Study Abroad Programme India, 2017. The wetlands of Kolkata, a Ramsar site, which are gradually shrinking in size have come under the focus of a study by the joint team. Representative image The Department of Geography and Regional Planning, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the ... Read More »

Marathi blockbuster actress Rinku Rajguru passes SSC Class 10 with 66.40 per cent

Marathi blockbuster Sairat famed actress Rinku Rajguru has passed SSC class 10 exam will 66.40 per cent. The Maharashtra Class 10 examination result was announced today, on June 13. Rinku Rajguru passes SSC Class 10 with first division Marathi blockbuster Sairat famed actress Rinku Rajguru (Prerana M. Rajguru), who became an instant sensation after the hit movie, passed the  SSC ... Read More »

Education Aid Eludes Countries That Need It Most

According to a new policy paper released by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report, while total development aid has risen 24 percent, aid for education has been on the decline for six years — falling 4 percent since 2010. Marcus Butt/Ikon Images/Getty Images In the West African country of Burkina Faso, nearly 50 percent of children do not attend school. The ... Read More »

UP Board to use NCERT books from next academic year

The Uttar Pradesh state government has decided to replace textbooks meant for Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board with those published by the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT), with an aim to bring the curriculum of UP Board at par with the CBSE. This decision to introduce NCERT books will be implemented from the academic year 2018-19. The ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Router 3G Launched With Dual-Band Support, ‘Broadband Acceleration’

All the candidates can check the Tripura TBSE Madhyamik or Class 10 exam 2017 results on the official website tripuraresults.nic.in  TBSE Madhyamik Class 10 Results 2017 The Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE) will declare the Madhyamik or Class 10 exam 2017 results tomorrow, June 6. According to reports, the results will be declared at 9:45 am. Once the TBSE ... Read More »

Parents reduced to crowdfunding for whiteboards due to education cuts

Following years of government budget cuts, parents are now turning to crowdfunding websites in order to provide basic school supplies. Appeals have been launched on websites including Justgiving.com for online donations towards items such as whiteboards and computers, as well as to pay for crossing attende. These include one for Camelsdale Primary School, which set up a page to raise money for a replacement whiteboard.   ... Read More »

Theresa May is channelling Basil Fawlty with her education policy

John Cleese as Basil Fawlty in Fawlty Towers BBC comedy. Photograph: BBC View more sharing options Shares 496 Comments 263 Contact author @LolaOkolosie Tuesday 30 May 2017 10.55 BSTLast modified on Wednesday 31 May 2017 16.18 BST Abreakfast for every primary pupil that costs an unappetising 6.8p per mealis not the stuff of teachers’ dreams. Rather, it’s another example of the sheer ... Read More »

The Guardian view on higher education: trouble ahead

United for Education demonstration, in 2016. Universities are a big business now. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Universities have been so transformed by 30 years of reform that the language around higher education can appear emptied of its traditional meaning. The inherited notion of universities as a protected space devoted to the development of the individual capacity for creativity and deeper ... Read More »

Why California’s next election will be a tug-of-war on education

Marshall Tuck, running for California schools superintendent, supports charter schools.Photo: By Laurel Rosenhall for CALmatters Sandra Lowe reminisced about the good old days as she addressed a roomful of Democratic activists at the California party’s annual convention last week in Sacramento. It used to be, the teachers union leader told the crowd, that it didn’t take much to win a ... Read More »