Students Institutions
Norway is first to join new UNESCO convention
Since the beginning of Covid-19 Pandemic, learners across the globe are deeply affected, irrespective of their age group. The Pandemic, at the same time, has also forced the higher education sector to realise ‘the need to scale up and strengthen internati
13 July, 2020
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Pedagogic change: Indian institutions to take up curricula on Cloud Computing from Amazon Web Services
Just when the country’s $180 billion education sector is warming up to the new reality of online education, Amazon’s cloud computing arm Amazon Web Services (AWS) is tapping the market by collaborating with institutes to train young students.
11 July, 2020
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How do the foreign students contribute to the American economy?
Trump administration’s declaration comes at a time when the universities are struggling to reopen the campuses after the pandemic. Some universities have decided to adopt a hybrid teaching method – a blend of both online and offline classes. But do the fo
10 July, 2020
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International students in the US will have leave if institutions go ‘online-only’
Foreign students, pursuing studies in different schools in the United States might have to leave the country or face deportation in case their institutes decide to switch to an online-only method of teaching amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The Immigratio
08 July, 2020
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World Bank approves $500 million for Indian schools: A closer look
The World Bank has announced the decision of its executive to approve a new project of $500 million to improve learning outcome and governance for government schools in six states of India. The project, named as STARS (Strengthening Teaching-Learning an
02 July, 2020
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Should government facilitate Self-Learning as an alternative?
According to Malcom Knowles, self-learning is defined as: “a process by which individuals take the initiative, with or without the assistance of others, in diagnosing their learning needs, formulating learning goals, identifying human and material resourc
01 July, 2020
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UGC's take on the exam
The news came a day after the Union HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced that his ministry has advised UGC to revisit guidelines for intermediate and terminal Semester examinations.
28 June, 2020
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IIT Bombay’s decision to move online: Road ahead
In the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay becomes the first one to go completely online for one whole semester. Subhasis Chaudhuri, the director of IIT Bombay announced it through his official Facebook page on Wedne
27 June, 2020
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What is the issue with falling Academic Freedom in India?
Academic freedom is a sine qua non for modern universities. In its long history, debates and definitions of academic freedom have undergone several changes. It is often thought as axiomatic to general idea of freedom of speech, although a closer scrutiny
17 June, 2020
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Bois locker room - legal and social perspectives
The recent ‘bois locker room’ chat that exploded over Instagram brought to the table the juxtaposition of the pros and cons that come with the intrusion of social media into the justice system.
15 May, 2020
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