Education

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With the right political and administrative will, right design and iterative approach, and active support from both teachers and parents, we can ensure that all children learn. Photo: Sunil Ghosh/HT
With the right political and administrative will, right design and iterative approach, and active support from both teachers and parents, we can ensure that all children learn. Photo: Sunil Ghosh/HT

Forget India’s Ivy League. Teach your children well

Expecting children to attain quality education without key learning skills is like wanting a child to run even before she learns to walk

The global MBA will be offered through 24 courses across six specialisations. Photo: iStock
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Earlier this year, the centre had announced the names of six institutions for the IoE status, three each from the private and government space. Photo: Hindustan Times
The centres will undertake field research in areas on women leadership, gender gap analysis and inclusion of women in economic and social development (HT)
The centres will undertake field research in areas on women leadership, gender gap analysis and inclusion of women in economic and social development (HT)

UGC to fund over 10,000 colleges for starting women studies

  • Eligible colleges will get a grant of 25 lakh per annum and universities 35 lakh per annum
  • UGC will monitor and engage in both teaching and research activities on issues related to women

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The popularity of an online model is based on how well it mimics the award of degrees. (Mint)
Increasing usage of smartphones and hand-held devices have contributed to the growth of online education. (Mint)
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Over-regulation has been a constant problem for the Indian education system, say analysts. (Mint)
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The MDI Gurgaon campus. A pilot project has already started in Gurgaon (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)
Khan Academy's Salman Khan. Photo: HT
Gamification of education will lead to lifelong learning and create a productive young workforce . File photo: HT
Gamification of education will lead to lifelong learning and create a productive young workforce . File photo: HT

How students will plan their own lessons: Byju Raveendran on future of education

  • Students will be able to decide ‘what’ they learn, ‘how’ they learn and ‘when’ they learn, charting their own path to achieve excellence 
  • The use of tech will bring down the cost of delivering and accessing quality education, and create an equitable education system

At IIM-Ahmedabad, the first cluster of final placements is over with top consulting firms and global banks making attractive offers. (Mint)
At IIM-Ahmedabad, the first cluster of final placements is over with top consulting firms and global banks making attractive offers. (Mint)

Placement season: Who’s hiring and at what salaries at top B-schools

  • The placement season in leading Indian B-schools is getting a robust response from consulting and financial firms
  • The average annual salary in this year's placement season at top B-schools has crossed the 20 lakh mark

Human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar.
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