Brazil: Teachers, students protest ‘scandalous cuts’ to education

Sao Paulo, Brazil – Tens of thousands of students, teachers and researchers across Brazil took to the streets on Wednesday to protest against government cuts and spending freezes to the education budget. Brazil’s National Student Union called for protests after the Ministry of Education said it was freezing nearly a quarter of discretionary spending due to budget restrictions across public […]

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Key issues that Indian education system is facing

Even though India’s literacy rate has been growing, are we truly imparting the kind of education modern times demand, and to every Indian? The answer is ‘no’. There are a number of issues Indian education system is facing, and one is rural-urban gap. It appears little attention is being paid to the education system in […]

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Social entrepreneurs and rural education

They must find solutions to the problems plaguing rural education and pave the way for an educated India, saysAbhishek Dubey An entrepreneur is someone who sees a specific issue in his community and comes up with a new idea or business, usually with the purpose of resolving it, ultimately leading to his own benefits and […]

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The education system, as it stands today, doesn’t make the grade

Our current school curriculum is purely academic in nature and assumes that all those who complete the compulsory stage of elementary education will continue on to secondary and then to higher education.(Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times) India’s Right to Education (RTE) Act guarantees free and compulsory education for children between the ages of six and 14. […]

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India-funded educational campus inaugurated in Nepal

Educational campus constructed with Government of India’s  financial grant of 35.5 million Nepalese rupees was inaugurated. An educational campus constructed with Government of India’s financial grant of 35.5 million Nepalese rupees was inaugurated in Nepal yesterday. The newly constructed three storey building of Siddheshwar Education Public Campus in Ramechhap district comprises of 12 classrooms, faculty […]

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The Dept. Of Education’s Loan Default Unit Is In Disarray

Washington DC, USA Exterior facadeGETTY The U.S. Department of Education’s internal unit that handles defaulted federal student loans is in complete disarray. A chronic staffing shortage is causing borrowers and their advocates to experience unprecedented, hours-long wait times – sometimes ending in dropped calls. This means that hundreds of thousands of student loan borrowers may […]

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Story of vehicles; From steam to gasoline

Do you remember your primary school days when your favourite teacher used to take the entire class to a nearby car museum and explain how the automotive industry developed with time? I clearly remember the story of cars that my teacher narrated. Let me share an essence of it with you. Once upon a time, […]

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Replace GCSEs with baccalaureate, says Conservative MP

The Conservative MP Robert Halfon, who chairs the Commons education select committee, thinks the focus on GCSEs is too narrow. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA GCSE exams in England should be scrapped and replaced with a baccalaureate for school leavers that includes vocational skills and personal development, as part of a radical overhaul proposed by an influential […]

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This Is How The 2019 Indian Education Sector Looks Like

If we look at the years gone by we have come a long way especially in the technological field. Besides, technology has had a huge impact on several areas like IT, communications, security, entertainment and many other niche areas. Technology has become a crucial part of our lives and it is significantly offering many benefits. […]

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