Of the many “habits of mind” that students need to develop in a 21st century world, one of the least developed is curiosity. Curiosity becomes an important attribute in a 21st century where uncertainty and rapid change is the rule, knowledge explosion and search engines provide us with a vast array of knowledge instantly, and invention, innovation, and creativity are rewarded and encouraged in all fields of endeavor. Continue reading “Building Curiosity : How and Why?”
The BJP’s Puducherry unit has welcomed the NDA government’s New Education Policy, saying it is timely and deserves to be appreciated in its entirety. Continue reading “Puducherry: New education policy deserves to be appreciated, says BJP”
Art lessons will no longer be a monotonous interaction between teachers and students in classrooms, thanks to the exclusive online platform “Virsa“, which was launched recently with an aim to give free digital learning on Indian culture and music to children across India. Continue reading “Digital classrooms to impart performing arts education”
The Uttarakhand state is progressing towards raising the bar of quality of education with the DEEKSHA – “Dedication to enhance education through knowledge, skill and habit assessment” program of the education department launched on Wednesday at the state secretariat by Uttarakhand’s chief secretary, Shatrughna Singh. Continue reading “Education department’s – DEEKSHA program, successfully launched in Uttarakhand”
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley credited globalisation, economy and technology for changing the entire landscape of legal education in India today. Super specialisation in law would be expected in vogue in times to come, Arun Jaitley said. Continue reading “Landscape of Legal Education changing due to Globalization: Jaitley”
Classrooms for medical students at Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) have gone high-tech with the hospital soon installing cameras in its operation theatres (OTs).
The students will now be able to watch all surgeries from their classrooms and pose questions to the surgeon in real time. Continue reading “Live-streaming of surgeries at RML Hospital for students”
While the heavy load that children carry on their shoulders has often been the subject of debates, the mental stress that they undergo is a subject that has seldom come up for discussion. Continue reading “Experts call for revamp of education system”
Many sanctioned posts of teacher, headmaster lying vacant.Despite tall claims of the government to improve the quality of education, the gross enrolment ratio has decreased from 66.29 per cent in 2014-15 to 66.1 per cent in 2015-16.
Continue reading “Secondary education enrolment on decline”