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Four T'gana girls from modest background to study in Australia
Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) Hailing from remote parts of Telangana and belonging to economically backward families, they have never even visited other states or cities in the country, but now they will be leaving for a foreign land all on their own.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Punjab challenges high court judgement on school fees
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) The Punjab government on Friday challenged the judgment of the high court relating to payment of school fees for the lockdown period.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Vice President intervenes in DU quota row
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) "Review the decision relating to quota for extra-curricular activities and continue the present quota procedure by earmarking seats for talented artists," Vice President Venkaiah Naidu advised Delhi University on Friday after many objected to the changes brought in by the varsity.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
NRTI announces admission for 10 courses, including 8 new
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI) situated in Gujarat's Vadodara on Friday announced admissions for the academic year 2020-21 in 10 course of which eight are new courses.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Punjab cancels pending school board examinations
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) The Punjab Government on Friday announced the cancellation of the pending examinations of various classes of the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) that were earlier scheduled after July 15.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education
Karnataka varsities must complete final-year exams by Sept
Bengaluru, July 10 (IANS) The Karnataka Higher Education Department has decided to promote all undergraduate and postgraduate intermediate semester students, subject to certain conditions, and mandated varsities to complete final-year exams by September for academic year 2019-20, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Poor children in India experience more educational disadvantages: Study
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Children from poorer households in India consistently experience educational disadvantages as compared to their wealthier peers, say researchers, adding that the girls are more adversely affected than boys.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
ICSE X, ISC XII results declared
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on Friday declared the most-awaited results for ICSE Class X and ISC Class XII.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Cancel exams, pass students on past performances: Rahul
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday opposed holding of examinations in the country and demanded that the students be passed on the basis of past academic performances.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
7 Indian institutes introduce 'AWS Educate' Cloud computing curricula
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) To help develop the next generation of Cloud professionals, seven higher education institutions in India will adopt Cloud computing curricula from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate global initiative into their mainstream college syllabus, the Cloud arm of ecommerce giant Amazon said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
Studying abroad in 2020?
New Delhi, July 10 (IANSlife) You have an admission letter to the institution of your choice for September 2020 but dont know what to do with it?
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,IANS Life
Google Earth turns 15, supports rural classrooms in India
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) As Google Earth turns 15, the worlds biggest publicly accessible repository of geographic imagery is not only helping billions of people better understand their world bit also supporting students in rural classrooms in India.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Education
University of California to file suit against student visa restrictions
Los Angeles, July 10 (IANS) The University of California (UC) has announced plans to file a suit against US President Donald Trump administration's decision to ban foreign students taking only online courses.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United States,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
1.4 lakh students to gain as TS Inter Supply exams cancelled
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) With no let up in the COVID-19 situation, the Telangana government has decided to cancel the advanced supplementary exams of the state intermediate board or 12 standard exams.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Haryana to reduce syllabus for classes IX to XII
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Haryana Education Minister Kanwar Pal on Thursday said in order to reduce mental pressure over students, the Board of School Education would reduce the syllabus of the students studying in classes IX to XII in the current academic session.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Politics
Apple launches new coding tools for educators, students
San Francisco, July 9 (IANS) Apple on Thursday launched a new set of tools to help educators teach coding to students from grade school to college, along with starting a new professional learning course for Develop in Swift, available to educators at no cost.
2020-07-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Education
BSDU students develop a 3-in-1 Covid safety device
Jaipur, July 9 (IANS) When Covid-19 brought the nation to a standstill, the students of the School of Entrepreneurship Skills at Bhartiya Skill Development University (BSDU) have developed a 3-in-1 Covid safety device that plays a contact-less role of monitoring the human body temperature, capturing the attendance and dispensing the hand sanitizer at one time by using solar and grid source of energy.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,Technology,Education
Punjab CM seeks cancellation of college, varsity exams
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said he would write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, seeking cancellation of all university and college examinations in the interest and safety of the students.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Do not set wrong narrative about syllabus cut: Nishank
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has slashed its syllabus by 30 per cent for students from Class IX to XII to reduce course load in view of the extraordinary situation arising due to the coronavirus pandemic. The move is applicable only for the current academic year.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
DU turning turtle too often: HC on varsity's changing stance
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted more time to the Delhi University to draw up a plan for conducting examinations for final year students, expressing displeasure on its changing stance. The court said that the varsity is turning turtle too often.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
IIT Hyderabad, Nvidia team up for AI research centre
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) Graphics giant Nvidia, here on Thursday, unveiled a technology centre at the Indian Institute of Technology that will accelerate research in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its commercial adoption.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Science/Tech,Technology
DMK leader writes to PM on US student visa issue
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader Dayanidhi Maran has urged Prime Minister's diplomatic intervention over the US decision on students holding F1/M1 visa.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Kendriya Vidyalaya teachers can hold online classes
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has finally allowed teachers working in its schools across the country to work from home till July 31 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
DU gets more time to plan for holding final year exams
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted more time to the Delhi University to draw up a plan for conducting examinations for final year students studying in the varsity.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Home-schooling tips during COVID-19
New Delhi, July 9 (IANSlife) Parenting could be hard during a pandemic, especially when your child's physical classes are on hold. If you are helping your child learn from home or home-schooling them, a few tips can make it a positive experience.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,IANS Life
Educating youth on cyber awareness
New Delhi, July 9 (IANSlife) Online learning has become the need of the hour and the most viable resource that has come to the aid of children and their learning in this time of crisis. But, at the same time, there is a pressing need to be aware and informed about some of the grave cyber threat that students may be exposed to while learning online.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,IANS Life,Technology
Pak schools should reopen in September: Education Ministers
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Schools across Pakistan should be reopened in September subject to approval from the National Coordination Committee (NCC) amid the COVID-19 pandemic, provincial Education Ministers said.
2020-07-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
USC joins lawsuit to stop student visa restrictions
Los Angeles, July 9 (IANS) The University of Southern California (USC) has joined an amicus brief strongly supporting a lawsuit filed by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology against US President Donald Trump administration's decision to ban foreign students taking only online courses.
2020-07-09
Category: International, United States,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sisodia flags reservations over CBSE's syllabus rationalisation move
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday expressed reservations over the content of the syllabus reduced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and emphasised on the need for children to learn them from authentic sources rather than from "WhatsApp University".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
After syllabus row erupts, CBSE comes up with clarification
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) After the controversy broke out over the CBSE's decision to drop topics like citizenship, federalism, secularism etc while reducing the syllabus for Classes 9 to 12 due to Covid-19 pandemic, the education board came up with a detailed clarification on Wednesday, stating that topics claimed to be dropped "are either being covered by the rationalised syllabus or in the Alternative Academic Calendar of NCERT".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Harvard, MIT sue Trump admin over foreign students visa policy
New York, July 8 (IANS) Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Donald Trump administration in the US over its new policy to bar foreign students from staying in the country if their classes are held entirely online.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Punjab to appeal against school fee payment order
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) The Punjab government will file a letters patent appeal (LPA) in the high court this week against the decision of a single-judge Bench on school fees for lockdown.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Politics
Students taking combination of in-person, online courses can get visas: US
New York, July 8 (IANS) Facing a firestorm of protests both abroad and within the US, the State Department is trying to reassure students and universities by reiterating that those taking a combination of in-person and online courses will be eligible for visas.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Education,Politics
Can you imagine mental trauma of students, HC asks DU
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Delhi University to clarify whether there would be a change in the schedule of the online Open Book Examinations which are slated to commence from July 10.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Raj bars schools from collecting fees till they reopen
Jaipur, July 7 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Tuesday issued an order extending the deadline for school fee submission till the time they reopen. Schools are shut across the country every since the imposition of lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Health/Medicine
No cancellation of exams for varsity students
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Ending all speculation over the holding of university examinations, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said the UGC has changed its earlier guidelines for university examinations.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Rope in guest teachers for online classes, Delhi govt to schools
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday instructed schools to involve guest and contractual teachers in the implementation of the new teaching-learning plan.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
'Covid caused students mental distress': HC on plea for exam scrapping
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday, while seeking the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Ministry of Human Resource Development's stand on whether to cancel the final year examination of degree courses, said that holding exams is not just a technological issue but also needs to take in account the mental preparedness of students.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC declines to interfere with U'khand HC order on school fees
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to interfere with an order of Uttarakhand High Court, which noted students of unaided private schools cannot be compelled to pay fees during the period of nationwide lockdown to contain the outbreak of Covid-19.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi's remote teaching-learning initiative receives overwhelming response
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhis Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday congratulated the teachers and parents on the successful launch of Delhi governments remote teaching-learning initiative.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
13 UK universities face insolvency without bailout
London, July 6 (IANS) Thirteen UK universities face "a very real prospect" of insolvency following the coronavirus crisis unless they receive a government bailout, a study has suggestsed.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Education
JIBS organises online course on understanding criminal behaviour
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) of O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in Sonipat, Haryana recently organised an online post-graduate certificate course to understand and explore criminal behaviour from social, psychological, biological and social perspectives.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Good screen time v/s bad screen time for kids
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The coronavirus pandemic and the unprecedented measures taken worldwide to contain its spread have disrupted nearly every aspect of children's lives. Caregivers and educators are trying to find new ways to keep children learning by developing online and offline learning materials.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Migrant workers to give makeover to UP schools
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh education department has decided to employ migrant workers in all 75 districts to give a makeover to government -- run primary and upper primary schools in the state.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Goa CM remembers 'political guru' Parrikar on Guru Purnima
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, here on Sunday, offered his respects to his "political guru" former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Goa,National,Education,Politics
CBSE, Facebook to train students and teachers on digital safety
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Sunday announced a partnership with Facebook to provide training on digital safety, online well being and training on augmented reality (AR) to students and teachers.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
'Chapter on corona be introduced in school curricula'
Jaipur, July 5 (IANS) Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma has said that a chapter on coronavirus should be introduced in school curricula to help the coming generations become aware of the challenges society faced together in fighting COVID-19.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Punjab CM announces cancellation of college, university exams
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday announced cancellation of college and university examinations in the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Delhi govt launches e-learning portal for school children
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday launched a comprehensive e-learning portal called LEAD -- Learning through E-Resources Made Accessible for Delhi -- which has more than 10,000 instructional materials and course content for Classes I to XII.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Eyeing promotion, 55-year-old K'taka cop writes Class 10 exams
Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) A 55-year-old Karnataka police constable is writing the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) board exam at Kolar to get promotion before his retirement in 2025.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education