Minglebox Education News http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:09:30 GMT Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:09:30 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[NMSU to host community celebration of diversity in computing]]> The field of computer science is growing so fast it outpaces all other occupations in the U.S. New Mexico State University is helping to broaden the pipeline through programs that engage diverse students coming from public schools to encourage them to get computer science degrees that enable them to compete for these high paying jobs. Students in the Young Women in Computing program workshop are seen here programing Ozobots with color codes. These are some of the activities at the upcoming community event on Dec. 2. (Courtesy photo) NMSU’s Department of Computer Science and..

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:46:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fdd8aedb05aa3
<![CDATA[ANU celebrates 50 years of chemistry with a new sculpture]]> The Research School of Chemistry is an extraordinary building, and we wanted to make something that belonged there.  ANU is marking the Research School of Chemistry's 50th anniversary with the unveiling of a new sculpture. The Research School commissioned painter Dr Julie Brooke from the ANU School of Art & Design and sculptor Geoff Farquhar-Still to create the work called  Translation . The work is an abstract rendition of the many aspects of modern chemistry. The Research School of Chemistry is an extraordinary building, and we wanted to make something..

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:41:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fdd8677f85a9e
<![CDATA[Jindal Global University Hosts ISCEA Ptak Global Supply Chain Competition 2017]]> The Centre of Supply Chain and Logistics Management (CSCLM) at Jindal Global Business School of O.P. Jindal Global University hosted the ISCEA Ptak Case Competition 2017 - India Global Rounds on Sunday, 12 November, 2017. The Ptak Prize Global Case Competition brings together students and young professionals from around the world to compete in the Ptak Prize Global Supply Chain Case Competition. The International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA) awards annually present the coveted Ptak Prize for Supply Chain Excellence in the name of Carol Ptak . Carol, currently a partner with the..

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:34:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fdd7fd86e5a79
<![CDATA[Global Humanoid Robot Market 2017-2023 - Focus on Education and Entertainment, Research & Space Exploration, PA & Caregiving, Search & Rescue & PR]]> The "Humanoid Robot Market by Component, Motion Type (Biped & Wheel Drive), Application (Education and Entertainment, Research & Space Exploration, Personal Assistance & Caregiving, Search & Rescue, Public Relations) & Geography - Global Forecast to 2023" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The humanoid robot market is expected to be valued at USD 320.3 Million in 2017 and is estimated to reach USD 3,962.5 Million by 2023, at a CAGR of 52.1% between 2017 and 2023. The humanoid robot market is mainly driven by factors such as the..

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:28:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fdd7a74945a5f
<![CDATA[WISE Awards 2018 - Submissions Now Open for Impactful Education Projects]]> The World Innovation Summit for Education has announced that the submission period for the 2018 WISE Awards is now open. The announcement came during the eighth WISE global summit, in Doha. Applications and nominations for the 2018 WISE Awards can be submitted from now until 13.00 GMT, January 30, 2018. Each year, the WISE Awards recognize innovative and impactful initiatives addressing today's most urgent education challenges. Past WISE Awards projects have addressed diverse topic areas, including access and inclusion, design and ecosystems, digital and multimedia, society and..

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:24:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fdd76b30f5a5b
<![CDATA[The schools that do not have a tobacco free zone shall lose their CBSE recognition]]> The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) affiliated schools in Delhi shall lose their own CBSE recognition, if they are not said to be holding any kind of no smoking signs within their campus. The Government of Delhi has recently said that no kind of vendors shall be found within one hundred metre radius from the institution. As per the recent High Court order, the Delhi State Tobacco Control Department has requested the CBSE and with the Director of Education in Delhi to completely withdraw the school recognition, for the one who do not display with any kind of warning signs and..

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:14:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fdd6dc7885a0d
<![CDATA[The Madras High Court makes identity card a compulsory one for entering inside the Pondicherry University]]> Starting from this academic year, any student who wishes to walk through the Pondicherry University campus must have their identity card with them, said a recent order that came from the Madras High Court. Any person who is said to be not wearing an identity card, shall be subjected to any kind of police action. This matter highly related to the violence that happened within the University in September 27 th of 2017, during which the Vice Chancellor was said to be illegally detained within her own chamber, and alleged by some of the staff members and by the outsiders, for a time period of..

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:11:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fdd6acf0e5a0a
<![CDATA[The identity card for NIOS D.EI.Ed are released: 2017]]> The NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling) has recently published the identity cards for the D.EI.Ed. registered teachers. The students shall now download the same by visiting the official web portal of NIOS, which is www.dled.nios.ac.in . The process to download your identity card online: The students need to visit the official website to download their identity card online From the home page click upon the link that says teachers You need fill in every other required details under the required spaces for them After submitting the form online, the identity card shall..

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:08:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fdd68155859e9
<![CDATA[MJPRU Improvement Results are released: 2017]]> The MJPRU (Mahatma JyotibaPhuleRohilkhan University), has recently released their improvement examination results for the undergraduate courses (BSc / BA / B Com), Part one, two and three. The students can check with their results by visiting the official web portal, which is www.mjpru.ac.in . The process to check with the results online: If you are one among the candidate who have appeared for the improvement exam, then you can check with your results online by following the below mentioned steps. You need to visit the official web portal of MJPRU to check with your results..

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:05:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fdd652fe759cb
<![CDATA[Main Exam Results shall release soon: IBPS RRB Officer Scale 2017]]> The IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) shall release the results for the CRP-RRBs Scale one, two and three recruitment of officers and for the office assistant, very soon on their official web portal, which is www.ibps.in . The process to check with the results online: ·         The candidates who have appeared for the examination, must visit the official web portal to check with the result ·         From the home page, click upon the link that says View your results for the..

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:02:02 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fdd62390d59c8
<![CDATA[10th Anniversary Homecoming Event Recap]]> September 2017 marked the 10th anniversary of the launch of the Master of Digital Media program and the opening of the Centre for Digital Media at the Great Northern Way Campus. To celebrate this unique collaboration between UBC, SFU, ECUAD, and BCIT, we hosted a homecoming for our alumni, faculty, and all those involved from industry and academia who contributed to realizing this unique academic experience. We celebrate with them "Community, Collaboration and Transformation," the hallmarks of the MDM and the CDM. The Centre for Digital Media has many reasons to celebrate: ..

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:35:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fd8c80dc348ad
<![CDATA[My English – an online course to be launched in India]]> The British council had announced that they would be launching the unique yet innovative English app, my English here in India. The application is very user friendly and had gained many positive reviews around the world. After the ventures at varied locations, the council had said in statement in Chandigarh that soon Indian people would be getting the application to be used on their smart devices. This application would provide the users with a very unique and lucrative style of online courses to help out with their English and this course would turn complete in six month duration. The plan..

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:41:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fd8969e8747c0
<![CDATA[All about plant pathology]]> The study fungi, bacteria, viruses, nematodes, and other microbes that cause diseases of plants is known as pathology. It is an agricultural discipline. This branch focuses on understanding how hosts, pathogens, and environments interact to cause plant diseases and on understanding how to control plant diseases. In this discipline diseases cycles, economic impact, plant disease epidemiology, how plant disease affects humans and animals, and management of plant diseases are also taught. Plant Pathologists are scientists concerned with the understanding of the dynamic processes involved in..

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:37:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fd8932c4e47a1
<![CDATA[Certificate program in User Experience and Interaction Design]]> The focus of this course is to introduce the learner to User Experience (UX) Design. User Experience design is a design that is user-centered. The goal is to design artifacts that allow the users to meet their needs in the most effective efficient and satisfying manner. The course introduces the rookie to a cycle of discovery and evaluation and a set of techniques that meet the user's needs. This course is geared toward the rookie. It is for learners that have heard about "user experience" or "user interface" design but don't really know much about these..

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:31:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fd88e1410479a
<![CDATA[PhD Programs in Science, Engineering, Humanities: Christ University]]> Christ University is UGC recognized private university which was founded in 1969, it is a reputed University located in Bangalore. Christ University is one of the top ranked University in country, with 16,000 students and more than 1000 faculty members. The Christ University offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs in Law, Business Administration, Commerce, Management, Humanities, Sciences and Social Science. Christ University offers Ph.D. Programs for the academic year 2017-18 in the following specializations: English, commerce, Chemistry, Economics. Candidates with..

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:24:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fd8871b29477a
<![CDATA[Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2018 ]]> The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2018, schedule has been released by the AICTE. The exam will be held on January 21, 2018. This exam is conducted for the admission to management programs offered at AICTE-Approved Institutions/ University Departments/ Constituent Colleges/ Affiliated Colleges. The CMAT exam should be completed in three hours, it will be conducted in a single session. The registration for the exam is slated to begin in October. Last date for registration is December 15, 2017. The results will be announced in the month of February. Graduation degree in any..

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:17:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fd880efb14738
<![CDATA[Management Aptitude Test December 2017]]> Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is conducted four times a year by the All India Management Association (AIMA). This test is conducted for admissions to MBA/PGDM programs at various management institutes. MAT 2017 is conducted in both online and offline modes in February, May, September, and December. MAT December 2017 will be held on December 10 and December 16 in offline and online modes respectively. The application form of MAT December 2017 is made available from October 5. Candidates must have a graduation degree from a recognized university or Institute. Final year graduation students..

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:12:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fd87bfb5046ff
<![CDATA[Diploma in Aerospace Electronics/Electronics: Temasek Polytechnic Singapore]]> Aerospace electronics is a very important factor in Modern aircraft such as Airbus A380, Boeing 787 and fighter jets for flight management, control, instrumentation, communication, navigation and power generation. In this course you will learn how these Electrical and Electronic systems work through theory and practical hands-on lessons. The broad-based curriculum will prepare you with the skills, so that the wide spectrum of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul activities can be performed, in the aerospace industry. It will also prepare you for further studies with advanced standing..

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:07:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fd877871e46e2
<![CDATA[Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Child Development ]]> In recent days many children are getting affected with mental health issues, some of which are very critical in nature. From the practice it has been found that the children's who are affected from mental health issues are treatable and do respond to the therapy. A child psychologist has a useful role to play on above issue, as they help children to face up with their psychological problems. A child psychologist works in tandem with parents and teachers at home and schools, respectively. Due to the increasing number of children affected with mental health problems, the professionals in mental..

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:03:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fd873bb5746df
<![CDATA[Commence your Career with Sales: A career growth overview]]> Sales are an essential function of any business, large or small, public or private. You may make the greatest product or provide the finest service in the whole world, but if you can't get anyone to buy it, your company will go out of business fast. Hence, sales specialists are employed by companies in every industry. Some, such as department store salespeople, need very little in the way of formal experience to fulfill the requirements of their jobs and make a relatively meager salary. People who travel outside in order to help others find products they need, are suitable for this type of..

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:57:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fd86e6e5c46ba
<![CDATA[Six month certificate course on GST at Lucknow University ]]> If you are a person who keeps a tap of recent news one of the most important changes that have taken place under the Modi government is GST. The common tax across the whole nation has great changes in the field of finance, sales and most importantly logistics. Accepting the impact of this great change Lucknow University has taken a great pioneering step of including a certificate course on GST. This has been the hue and cry across many industries after the tax was imposed. The course is a brainchild of Deputy. Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma is a 6-month long course on Goods and Sales tax...

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:53:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fd86abed646b7
<![CDATA[Distance Learning at Karnataka State Open University (KSOU)]]> In a nation like India where every human has many dreams but also has a million issues stopping him from getting equipped to run after those dreams, universities like Karnataka State Open University or KSOU is a bright light of hope that has the potential of fulfilling numerous dreams. One of the most reputed and oldest distance learning Universities, KSOU is the right place for anyone who has a dream and will to learn but is trapped in the web of his financial and other constraints. If you are one of the millions who have a dream but are unable to fulfill them because you are not equipped..

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:44:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fd8626a1d468a
<![CDATA[Advantages of studying BSc in Agriculture ]]> India is a land where the majority of its population depends on agriculture. India is the largest producer and exporter of almost all major vegetables and agriculture-related products. A whopping 63% of Indian population is depended on Agriculture that corresponds to 3% of Indian GDP. An average farmer still earns only Rs.5000 per month and suffers from a plethora of agony. A majority of Indian farmers are in debt, recently Indian banks have waived off loans worth of Rs. 65,000 Crore, despite which the number of farmers failing to repay loans keep on increasing. A huge chunk of these farmers..

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:37:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fd85c38fb4664
<![CDATA[Scenario of today's job market in India]]> India produces around 1.5 million engineering graduates every year and only 500,000 are absorbed into the market. It raises serious concern as the remaining engineering graduates are either unemployed or under-employed. In the recent National Employability Report for Engineers, by Aspiring Minds, an employability evaluation and certification company found that only about 18 percent of engineers were employable for the software services sector. The rate in all other sectors — civil to mechanical — was 7 percent or less. This report was given by the students more than 150,000..

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:34:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fc91aa0015fd859e35d4661
<![CDATA[Tomorrow is the final day for PG Admissions: IIT Kanpur 2018 Admissions]]> The IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Kanpur recently started inviting applications for the admissions to the postgraduate students, for the academic year 2017 to 2018 second semester. The interested candidates can apply by visiting the official web portal of IIT Kanpur, which is www.iitk.ac.in . The Research Programmesthat are available for the 2017-18 Second Semester: The PhD (Engineering): Biological Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Bio-Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial and Management Engineering, Electrical..

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:13:42 GMT data-0001-fdbffe835fa5a7f4015fc8d37689342b
<![CDATA[The UPSC has set with a new seven days time frame for reporting any kind of discrepancies in the answer sheets]]> The UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) has recently fixed with about seven days of time frame for the candidates to report with any kind of mistakes or discrepancies that lies on the questions that were said to be asked to them during the examinations that was conducted by the UPSC itself. This is most probably the very first time the Union Public Service Commission has come forward with a deadline for the candidates to bring out the discrepancies from their exam papers, said the officials from the UPSC. More than thousands of students have said to be appeared for the recruitment..

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:10:49 GMT data-0001-fdbffe835fa5a7f4015fc8d0d3093427
<![CDATA[The UGC NET syllabus shall be revised very soon: Happening for the first time in the past ten years]]> The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) has been conducting the UGC (University Grants Commission) and NET (National Eligibility Test) every academic year. As per the recent reports, the syllabus for them are about to be revised for the very first time, and it’s about to happen after ten years. According to the recent official reports, the UGC (University Grants Commission) has said that the curriculum for the NET, which has been recognized as a countrywide examination for recruiting the teaching professionals for both universities and colleges in India, shall be revised for..

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:06:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe835fa5a7f4015fc8cccdea33f8
<![CDATA[Revised results are released: TSPSC Group One Services Exam 2017]]> The revised results of the group one service recruitment examination has been declared by the TSPSC (Telangana State Public Service Commission). All the candidates who have said to be appeared for the same shall check with their respective results by visiting the official web portal, which is www.tspsc.gov.in . The provisional selection list that was previously released was withdrawn after the TSPSC faced some technical fault. The examination happened between September 14 th till September 24 th of 2017. The interview sessions for the same happened between July 24 th till August 10 th ..

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:03:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffe835fa5a7f4015fc8c9cb6b33f4
<![CDATA[Admit cards are released: SSC CHSL Skill Test 2017]]> The admit cards for the CHSL (Combined High Secondary Level Examination) Tier III skill test has been recently released by the SSC (Staff Selection Commission). All the candidates who have said to be appearing for the same, can download their respective admit cards by visiting the official web portal of SSC, which is www.ssc-cr.org . The process to download your admit card online: The candidates who have applied for the SSC CHSL skill test must be following the below mentioned steps to download their admit cards online: You need to visit the official web portal of SSC, to download..

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:54:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffe845fa5ac97015fc8c204a734a0
<![CDATA[The Jammu & Kashmir Students have been taken for a building tour by the Indian Army]]> The Kashmir students who are said to be studying at the ITI (Industrial Training Institute) and the polytechnics, that is located at the Budgam district, were recently taken out for a visit to the industrial centres that are located all over Noida, Delhi and at Gurugram by the National Indian Army. The stops were made at Pusa ITI, Army Institute of Management and Technology, Aryabhatta Polytechnic Institute, MaruthiUdyog Limited, Global Institute of Technology and Hero Limited, and the complete tour was organized by the Indian army. This tour was organized and made to let the students..

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:50:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffe845fa5ac97015fc8be31e53483
<![CDATA[Scholarship and registration details for the same: KTH Master’s Challenge 2018]]> The KTH Royal Institute of Technology, that is located in Sweden is said to be offering scholarships that shall cover up the entire tuition fee for any of the Master’s programmes like Engineering Design, Electric Power Engineering, Information and Network Engineering or with Turbomachinery Aeromechanical University training. The application submission shall close by November 21 st of 2017. In order to check with the eligibility criteria and with the application procedures, follow the below mentioned guidelines: The eligibility criteria : The students who are at present..

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:45:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffe845fa5ac97015fc8b9c075347e
<![CDATA[Online registration began: GITAM GAT 2018]]> The GITAM (Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management) has recently released their official notification that shall invite the eligible candidates to attend with the GAT (GITAM Admission Test) 2018.  The interested candidates shall apply for the same by visiting the official web portal, which is www.gitam.edu/gat . About the examination: According to the recent schedule that was officially released, the entrance examination shall happen between April 11 till April 26 of 2018 for completing the admission process to various post graduate, undergraduate and with other..

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:42:33 GMT data-0001-fdbffe845fa5ac97015fc8b6f175347b
<![CDATA[Introduce Social Sciences and humanities under the Engineering curriculum: AICTE]]> The chairman of AICTE named, Anil D Sahasrabhudhe, has recently said that the technical education curriculum must be upgraded within the country and subjects like Social Sciences and humanities must be introduced as engineering courses. While addressing at the national seminar, Sahasrabudhe said that it is high time the students tend to develop their own ability to learn by themselves, that shall help in creating a lifelong learning for them. The teachers should give higher importance towards self learning, so that the students get to learn by themselves. This type of self learning is..

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:39:42 GMT data-0001-fdbffe845fa5ac97015fc8b457043464
<![CDATA[CAT Mock Test released: CAT 2017]]> The CAT (Common Admission Test) 2017 mock test has been recently released on their official web portal, which is www.iimcat.ac.in . The process to download the mock test: Visit the official website of CAT, which is www.iimcat.ac.in From the home page, click upon the link that says CAT 2017 Mock Test You need to log in using your ID and password After submitting them, the mock test shall be appearing on your screen. The CAT 2017 examination details: The CAT exam shall happen for about one hundred and eighty minutes Some of questions under certain sections..

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:34:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffe845fa5ac97015fc8af4ff63461
<![CDATA[Students in Northeast India lag behind in Science and Mathematics]]> The youth from Northeast India are lagging behind in Science and Mathematics, which is a clear manifestation of the sorry state of affairs existing at present in the educational sector in that region, quoting Times of India a TNT News report said. Citing a study report of the North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd (NEDFi), released recently in Guwahati, the capital city of Assam, the report further pointed out that the research showed eight states in the northeast region needed to improve their teaching and learning of science and mathematics. ‘Regional Plan and Status of..

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:13:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fc3ac78e30b15
<![CDATA[Last Date to Apply for TSPSC Teacher Recruitment Test is November 30, 2017]]> The Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT) Online application process, which began on October 30, 2017, will end by November end. According to News18.com report, the last date to apply for the same is November 30, 2017 and candidates are requested to visit the official website, tspsc.gov.in. How to Apply (TSPSC) had earlier released a notification for the same inviting applications to fill 8,792 vacancies for various posts in the school education department including - Secondary Grade Teacher, School Assistant, Language Pandit and Physical..

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:09:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fc3a99c9d0af3
<![CDATA[Integrate responsible business in management education, Dr. Sangeeta Mansur]]> Responsible business is a burgeoning trend today among futuristic businesses, whether it a strategy, a pursuit of purpose beyond profits, practice of responsible business has now proved its case across its many avatars – CSR, ethics, governance, sustainability, environment, reporting and so on. Against a majority of still business-as-usual organizations, a rising trend of businesses keen on maturing on higher responsibility is clearly visible, writes Dr. Sangeetha Mansur, Founder-catalyst, Bhairavi Business & Consultancy in Indiacsr.in. The policy environment in recent times has..

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:06:33 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fc3a68ff20af0
<![CDATA[Indian students are slaves of coaching institutes which promote rote learning]]> At the inauguration of the second edition of the Smart India Hackathon 2018, (a Human Resource Development Ministry initiative) the HRD minister, Prakash Javadekar rightfully pointed out that students are slaves of coaching institutes and these institutes promote rote learning.“Very few teachers like to be asked questions, and this has prevented the overall understanding of subjects and learning… This is the reason coaching centres are getting stronger.” “All though I realized that the minister is referring to coaching centres which advertise getting into IITs and..

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:03:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fc3a407630aed
<![CDATA[BU India Club organizes its maiden Detour India Fest 2017 in Boston ]]> The Boston University India Club has kick-started its maiden event, India Fest 2017 in Morse Auditorium, Boston in the US from November 10-11, exploring the humongous diversity the country had to offer. The event aims at get Indian achievers from cultural, social, entertainment and political arenas on one platform to discuss about their respective path-breaking sojourns and their take on issues concerning India. After the organization members conceptualized the idea, after noticing the prevalence of global Indian stereotypes in the community, they pitched it to the university authorities..

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:01:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fc3a19a3b0ae9
<![CDATA[UNESCO Report highlights burgeoning inequality in education sector in India]]> According to the UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report, released recently revealed the burgeoning inequalities in the education in India, according to newsclic.in report. Apparently, the UNESCO Report attributed high stakes tests and tuition as detriments that are playing havoc in the education horizon in India. "There is extensive evidence showing that high-stakes tests based on narrow performance measures can encourage efforts to 'game the system', negatively impacting on learning and disproportionately punishing the marginalized," says the report. Toll on..

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:58:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fc39f53c20ac4
<![CDATA[Legal Education in India sees transformation ]]> The legal education in the country is seeing a transformation from its early origins as a professional practice of law in courts to an autonomous discipline, according to C. Raj Kumar, Founding Vice Chancellor of OP Jindal Global University was quoted as saying by a PTI report. The official was speaking on an event titled "Educating Global Lawyers" at the Harvard Law School's World Bicentennial Summit held on October 26-27, 2017 Kumar. Challenges The session discussed the challenges of adapting legal education curricula to the rapidly changing needs of employers,..

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:56:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fc39cf1610ac1
<![CDATA[India sends 166,000 students to educational institutions in US]]> After China, India is in the second position to send maximum number of students to educational institutions in the US, according to an Indian Express report. Jamie Dragon, US Consulate General, Public Affairs Officer and Director of the American Center, while speaking on the sidelines of the USIEF-Education USA University Fair 2017, organized by the US-India Educational Foundation in recently. Second Highest Citing research data, the official said that India stood second behind China in terms of sending maximum number of candidates for studies. Quoting the previous year's..

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:53:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fc39a27cf0abe
<![CDATA[IBPS PO Prelims 2017 scores out, admit card for main exam to be released soon]]> The scores of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) are out on November 7, 2017 and you can visit the official website, ibps.in. The IBPS PO prelims examination is the initial selection process of the recruitment and is qualifying in nature. The short listing of candidates for the interview is based only on the marks scored in the main examination, according to a NDTV report. Admit Card The IPBS PO admit card’s for the main examination is expected to be announced in the near future. The candidates can access the admit card by using their roll number/registration..

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:50:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fc397db7c0abb
<![CDATA[Hack4Her aims at changing the drop out of girls from Indian education ]]> Even as India boasts of having world class IITs and IIMs, the sad reminder is that a humongous percentage of girls are getting dropped out from education right from the school-level. In order to address the issue, an innovative Hackathon had been recently organized in New Delhi under the aegis of Women’s Education Project India, in alliance with TechGig and Random Hacks of Kindness India, according to a PRNewswire statement. “You swell with pride when your child bids you 'bye' happily at her school gate. Her education is her passport to an independent life and a confident..

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:47:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fc39571200a9c
<![CDATA[The first step toward a doctorate]]> Are you thinking of doing a doctorate in Economics? If so, why not do it in steps? LMU now offers a Master’s course in Economics that is specifically designed to prepare students to undertake a doctoral degree in the subject. The new Master’s course offered by the Faculty of Economics at LMU leads to the degree of Master in Quantitative Economics. But this course is different from most Masters’ programs. It is explicitly designed to lead on a doctoral thesis. “Our current Master in Economics program will continue to play an important role,” says Professor..

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:16:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fbebfdf8d730a
<![CDATA[Its Past Time for MAS in Texas]]> As expected following Wednesday’s preliminary vote, the Texas State Board of Education today chose not to adopt a proposed Mexican American studies (MAS) textbook that the author and publisher had rushed forward to meet a deadline scholars had warned was too tight. Now, after failing to get more than a single textbook submission for adoption in each of the last two years, it’s past time for the board to do what scholars and advocates asked in 2014: create real curriculum standards for a MAS course and then issue a new call for publishers to submit instructional..

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:13:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fbebd36157307
<![CDATA[50th Anniversary Events Celebrate CMU's Impact, Bright Future]]> Members of the university community honored a half-century of achievements and got a glimpse at the future as they walked through the Founders Exposition and Student Exhibit, and took part in other signature events of Carnegie Mellon University's 50th Anniversary Celebration at Homecoming, Nov. 10-11. I often wonder how the students and faculty who were at the founding of the Carnegie Institute of Technology or the Mellon Institute would react to the Carnegie Mellon of today,"I often wonder how the students and faculty who were at the founding of the Carnegie Institute of Technology..

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:10:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fbeba974f72e5
<![CDATA[Makeblock Wins CES 2018 Innovation Award]]> Makeblock, the leading STEM education solution provider, announced it won the CES 2018 Innovation Award for Makeblock Neuron. This is the fifth time Makeblock Neuron won an internationally prestigious product award, marking world-wide recognition of Makeblock's outstanding innovation capabilities. The CES Innovation Awards Honoree in the "Tech for a Better World" category Makeblock Neuron is a programmable electronic building block platform for STEM education. It contains more than 30 kinds of blocks with different functions: power, communication, sensor, LED panel, motor, etc.;..

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:06:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fbeb7565b72bc
<![CDATA[Florida Department of Education Adopts Studies Weekly, Inc. for 5-Year Term in K-5 Classrooms]]> The Florida Department of Education has officially adopted Studies Weekly, Inc. ("Studies Weekly") publications for use in all K-5 classrooms for a five-year adoption term. Studies Weekly is a publication alternative to textbooks that provides both full online access for students, teachers, and parents, and 100 percent consumable print materials. Florida is one of seven states to officially adopt Studies Weekly publications in elementary schools. A Study Weekly includes one online student edition per week for 32 weeks. Each weekly unit is designed to cover all of the Florida..

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:56:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fbeae4d037293
<![CDATA[The registration process for the IIIT Hyderabad has began: Visit the official website now]]> The IIIT (Indian Institute of Information Technology) that is located in Hyderabad has finally released their official notification that has been inviting the interested and eligible candidates to pursue their PhD (Doctorate of Philosophy) programmes in ECE and CSE. The research programmes shall focus more upon areas like Language Technology, Computer Vision, Computation Natural Science, Robotics, Security, Algorithm, AI / ML, Security, Wireless Communication and Data Analytics like the co-operative communication and with the next generation type of wireless communication, and with the..

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:52:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55fa6fd7e015fbeaa704e7272