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
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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (Photo: ANI)
(Standing left to right in front row) R. Seshasayee, Sajjan Jindal, Vishaka Desai, Anand Mahindra and Raghuram Rajan during the announcement of Krea University in Mumbai in 2018. (Photo: PTI)
(Standing left to right in front row) R. Seshasayee, Sajjan Jindal, Vishaka Desai, Anand Mahindra and Raghuram Rajan during the announcement of Krea University in Mumbai in 2018. (Photo: PTI)

Leaders of India Inc wants to change liberal arts study in India

  • New-age private institutions boast of an interdisciplinary approach to learning and globally noted academics as teachers
  • Krea signals the taking roots of private universities in the higher education sector in India

The Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) students will now pay  ₹1,200 for five subjects. Photo: PTI
Earlier, the SC and ST students were paying  ₹50 for all subjects (Photo: Mint)
General category students will also have to pay  ₹300 for an additional subject, instead of  ₹150 earlier.
General category students will also have to pay 300 for an additional subject, instead of 150 earlier.

CBSE hikes exam fees for SC/ST by 24 times, general to pay double

  • CBSE has increased the fees of Class 10 and 12 board examinations for SC and ST students from 50 to 1,200
  • The general category students who were paying 750 earlier, will now pay 1,500 for five subjects

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Anna University, IIT-Kharagpur and Hyderabad University are the other institutes to be granted this recognition
Anna University, IIT-Kharagpur and Hyderabad University are the other institutes to be granted this recognition

IIT-Madras, DU, BHU among 14 institutes  to  get eminence tag

  • The govt named seven private and equal number of public institutions for the IoE tag, following UGC’s approval
  • While private institutes will enjoy the autonomy, public institutes in the list will also get an assistance of 1,000 crore each over a period of five years

The sample includes 270 interventions – both girl-targeted and general – from 177 studies published between 1980-2017. (Photo: HT)
The sample includes 270 interventions – both girl-targeted and general – from 177 studies published between 1980-2017. (Photo: HT)

How gender-neutral policies yield better results

While targeted interventions are the obvious way to improve girl’s education, a new study suggests that gender-neutral interventions could be equally effective

Schools have been directed to compile all such requests and send to regional offices of CBSE. (Mint)
Schools have been directed to compile all such requests and send to regional offices of CBSE. (Mint)

CBSE to not allow subject change in classes 10, 12

  • Schools have been directed to compile all such requests and send to regional offices of CBSE
  • The board has framed SOPs for schools to deal with the requests for subject change in classes 10 and 12

The academic session for DU started on July 20. (ANI )