Education

Education technology and Indian schools

An important challenge for the Indian economy over the next few decades is to exploit the “demographic dividend” of having a large share of the population of working age. This dividend will only be earned with a well-educated workforce which in turn requires a strong school system.In recent decades, India has increased school enrolment but struggled to deliver actual learning. ... Read More »

How $5B Could Provide A Great Education For Every Kid On Earth

Del Lago Academy Escondido USD GETTING SMART “Exponential technology is changing faster than we are,” said a philanthropic advisor, “how could philanthropy accelerate progress in career readiness?” With such high challenge, so many restrictions (both policies and traditions), and new demands to be lean and agile, it’s a stretch for public education to respond adequately. The automation economy is likely ... Read More »

Warburg buys into education NBFC

Last month, Blackstone had acquired Aadhar Housing Finance, an affordable housing finance firm, from WGC and others, including DHFL.(Shutterstock) AddThis Sharing Buttons Global private equity giant Warburg Pincus Group is acquiring a nearly 80 per cent stake in education NBFC Avanse Financial Services from Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL) and Wadhawan Global Capital (WGC). WGC is one of the promoter ... Read More »

Budget 2019 likely to boost India’s education sector

ndia’s Annual Budget decides the way ahead for different sectors in the country. In this year’s Budget, the Government has emphasised on education along with other sectors. How the Budget 2019-20 will pave way for improvement in education sector, observes Akhil Shahani, Managing Director, The Shahani Group, for Elets News Network (ENN). Akhil Shahani, Managing Director, The Shahani Group The acting Finance ... Read More »

India Is No Lesser Than Any Other Country In Education: Princess Of Sharjah

India is no lesser than any other country in education: Princess of Sharjah COIMBATORE:  Princess of Sharjah, Sheikha Hend Bint Faisal Al-Qassemi Monday lauded the Indian higher education system and medical institutions, saying it was on par with those abroad. She said Indian talents have found pride of place in global companies and space agencies like Google and NASA. At ... Read More »

Deloitte to provide education, skills training to 10 mn girls, women by 2030 in India

Professional services firm Deloitte Sunday said it will provide education and skills trainingto 10 million girls and women in India with an aim to equip them to find a meaningful work. The exercise will be carried out under its global initiative WorldClass, Deloitte said in a statement. The initiative aims “to support 10 million girls and women by 2030 through education and skills development,” it ... Read More »

How to Read NCERT Books Effectively and Cover Topics Faster?

It is a common practice to refer NCERT solutions and books among aspirants who are preparing to appear for competitive exams like UPSC or IAS amongst others. Besides, the NCERT books are the most recommended reference books for the preparation of such examinations in India. Having said that, these books and study materials today are also easily accessible thanks to ... Read More »

HRD introduces 70-point grading index to assess quality of school education in states

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has introduced a 70-point grading index to assess the quality of school education offered by states. “We have decided that a state performance grading will be done wherein the states will be marked out of 1,000 scores on 70 parameters,” HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters here. This will give the correct picture of ... Read More »

JEE Main 2019 Admit Card Today; Exam From January 6

NTA will release admit cards for JEE Main exam today at www.jeemain.nic.in JEE Main 2019: National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the admit cards for the JEE Main January 2019 exam today. The admit cards will be available for download on the official website for JEE Main. From 2019 onward JEE Main will no longer be conducted by Central Board of ... Read More »

Your cash could grow faster in these savings accounts

FilippoBacci | E+ | Getty Images As stock market returns taper, you may want to consider an alternative home for some of your money. Yields on certain certificates of deposits and savings accounts are on the ascent, a trend that is likely to pick up if the Federal Reserve acts as expected and raises rates next week. “Everyone should start ... Read More »