Education

E-texbook launched for Haryana school students

The Haryana School Education Board has launched its e-textbook portal from which students can instantly download school books. The website was inaugurated by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. E-textbook portal of the Haryana School Education Board launched The Haryana School Education Board has launched its e-textbook portal from which students can instantly download school books. The website was inaugurated by ... Read More »

JBL E55BT wireless headphone review: These modestly priced cans deliver strong features and good sound

When you put them on, you tend to forget you’re wearing headphones. Their light weight makes them great for toting along just about anywhere. But their folding options take portability even further. You can fold these JBLs in two different ways—something that’s highly unusual in an over-the-ear headphone. You can twist the ear cups flat to slide them into a ... Read More »

Education Beat: Love ’em to good

I’ve been asked why I love the homeless, the prostitutes, the criminals, the drug addicts, the ones who appear to have lost their way — the “real life Les Miserables” – so much. Indeed, why do I seek them out at night, in the hidden corners of the world? Well, it’s easy to prove that education and hard work are ... Read More »

Republicans in N.C. Senate cut education funding — but only in Democratic districts. Really.

This bit of North Carolina news won’t get as much attention as the infamous “bathroom bill,” which insisted that people at public schools and other government-run facilities use bathrooms that correspond to the gender listed on their birth certificate, sparking a boycott of the state. But it is worth noting as a new lesson in how not to drag schools ... Read More »

One Part Educator, One Part Techie: Why Today’s Teachers Have to Be Both

The last two decades have seen the education sector move at lightning speed especially in the area of educational technology. Fifteen to twenty years ago, technology in education was a debatable subject. Everyone had his or her own views about the impact technology would have on the way we learn. There were, of course, both positives and negatives associated with ... Read More »

Medical college crisis: Gian Sagar employees to lose jobs if essentiality certificate is withdrawn, says institute

The decision of the Punjab government to withdraw essentiality certificates of medical institutes run by Gian Sagar Education and Charitable Trust has left more than 1,000 employees working for past several years ‘jobless’. However, the government has already decided to shift at least 1,500 students enrolled with MBBS, BDS and nursing courses to other medical colleges across the state. But ... Read More »

PSEB Punjab Board Class 12 exam results declared, check them here

The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) declared the Senior Secondary School or Class 12 results at 11am on Saturday. Around 2.8 lakh students appeared for the exam. The students can check the results at www.pseb.ac.in from 9am on May 14. Amisha Arora from RS Model Senior secondary school topped the exam. Prabhjot Joshi from BCM Senior Secondary School, Ludhiana scored ... Read More »

JEE Advanced Important Chapters

1The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced is just around the corner and IIT aspirants all over the country are deep down in their preparations. This exam will, after all, decide their future in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). This year, the exam will be held on May 21 and out of the roughly 1.5 lakhs students who will be ... Read More »

Ludhiana teachers asked not to wear jeans as it provocates and distracts students

An order has been forwarded to all the DEOs and principals in Ludhiana to make sure that teachers wear decent clothes to school. The instructions were issued after receiving numerous complaints from parents of students about teachers. Representative Image         An order has been forwarded to all the district education officers (DEOs) and principals in Ludhiana by ... Read More »

ABERDEEN’S PARTY LEADERS: PRIORITIES ON SCHOOLS AND EDUCATION

ALAN DONNELLY – SCOTTISH CONSERVATIVES The Scottish Conservatives want to deliver a gold standard of education for every child. Many of our schools are performing very well but there are areas for improvement. Aberdeen has high levels of teacher vacancies and the Scottish Government needs to help Aberdeen with relocation allowances to attract teachers. Aberdeen is investing in new-build primary ... Read More »