Education

Prince Charles backs $10 million new education bond for marginalised children in India

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla attend a cultural event at the British Council in New Delhi on Wednesday. Photo: AFP London: Britain’s Prince Charles, on a two-day visit to India, has given his backing to a new development bond for India to provide education to marginalised children in the country. The $10 million education development impact bond (DIB) has ... Read More »

TeamLease acquires 40% stake in Schoolguru for Rs13 crore

The purchase of additional stake by TeamLease is linked to Schoolguru’s future performance and meeting its milestones. New Delhi: Staffing services firm TeamLease Services on Wednesday said it has acquired 40% stake in online learning company Schoolguru Eduserve Pvt Ltd for Rs13.53 crore, a move that will accelerate TeamLease’s employability strategy. Both the companies have signed a definitive agreement to this ... Read More »

Proposed education legislation amounts to ‘school capture’, says FEDSAS

“This type of state control that goes against everything a democracy stands for.” This is the opinion of the Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools (FEDSAS) regarding the proposed Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill. Laerskole Nelspruit, Laeveld, Bergland, Witrivier, Malelene, Barberton, Sabie, Clivia and Nelspruit Primary, Hoërskole Nelspruit, Bergvlam, Rob Ferreira, Barberton, Sybrand van Niekerk and Lowveld High School, and ... Read More »

College students today value education less and money more: study

What drives you most can ultimately determine your success. And, according to a paper highlighted by The British Psychology Society, millennials pursuing higher education in the U.S. are more motivated than previous generations by making money. Researchers from San Diego State University came to the conclusion after assessing surveys of incoming college freshman conducted between 1971 and 2014. Over eight million students in total, ... Read More »

Education, trust and economic measurement

When James Kassaga Arinaitwe first started working in international development, he focussed on global health. The motivations behind that choice were very personal — six members of his family had died from disease by the time he was 10 years old. But in his native country of Uganda, he soon ran into problems that made him rethink his decision. “I ... Read More »

This is the amount of GST being charged on the JEE Advanced 2018 registration fee

The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2018, is scheduled to be conducted on May 20 for admission to the Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programmes (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the IITs. This time, GST (Goods and Services Tax) amount has also been included in the registration fee. GST on registration fee As per an NDTV report, for ... Read More »

IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment 2018/CRP SPL VII: Official notification released at ibps.in

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released official notification of CRP SPL VII recruitment 2018. Interested candidates can apply through the official website on or before November 27. Vacancy details Total posts: 1315 Name of the posts: IT Officer: 120 posts (zero vacancies in 17 banks) Agricultural Field Officer: 875 posts (zero vacancies in 14 banks) Rajbhasha Adhikari: 30 ... Read More »

IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment 2018/CRP SPL VII: Official notification released at ibps.in

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released official notification of CRP SPL VII recruitment 2018. Interested candidates can apply through the official website on or before November 27. Vacancy details Total posts: 1315 Name of the posts: IT Officer: 120 posts (zero vacancies in 17 banks) Agricultural Field Officer: 875 posts (zero vacancies in 14 banks) Rajbhasha Adhikari: 30 ... Read More »

IIIT Hyderabad: Course introduced on ‘Foundations for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning’

The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) has launched a programme on artificial intelligence and machine learning. The course, Foundations for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning was launched on Tuesday. PJ Narayanan, III-H director said, “Every corporate, every company is investing very heavily into artificial intelligence and machine learning. You must have heard about the efforts by the big corporates. But, ... Read More »

Signing of MoU between IIM Lucknow and Axis bank to benefit females

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow and Axis Bank. Through this MoU, all the female candidates getting into the one-year executive MBA, International Programme in Management for Executives (IPMX), will be given an option to join Axis Bank after completing their degree from IIM-L. Axis WE Lead The entire initiative, which ... Read More »