PM Modi’s Focus on Digital India Has Merged Technology and Education, Global Online Education Market Booms

PM Modi’s Focus on Digital India Has Merged Technology and Education, Global Online Education Market Booms

The Digital India campaign has definitely widened the horizon of learning process in India. Taking inspiration from the success of the several start up model across the nation, education has taken new dimensions and have moved far beyond experimentation. It has simultaneously opened its doors to a new path that is skill based learning. Educational system nowadays, involves students, parents, books as well as technology, peer groups, teachers and entire education into the learning ecosystem. The Global Online Education Market is growing rapidly; primarily due to the rising demand for…

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THREE MONTHS ON, MU’S DISTANCE LEARNING COURSE YET TO BEGIN

THREE MONTHS ON, MU’S DISTANCE LEARNING COURSE YET TO BEGIN

With the academic calendar at the University of Mumbai already reeling under pressure owing to the mess onscreen assessment left in its wake, admission for first-year programmes at the varsity’s distance learning institute are yet to commence even though the Class XII results were declared months ago.The Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) usually commences its first year courses in the month of June every year.”I have been visiting the Kalina campus in order to enquire about the date but there is no clarity,” said a 25-year-old who wants…

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Doctor Sparks joins UH Board of Regents

Doctor Sparks joins UH Board of Regents

Students at Kauai Community College can count on new support for academic issues. The University of Hawaii Board of Regents elected Norma Doctor Sparks of Kauai to replace outgoing regent David Iha. “I am excited to represent Kauai on the University Of Hawaii Board Of Regents,” Doctor Sparks said. “I hope to bring a fresh perspective to the Board of Regents. I believe that I have the experience, knowledge and creativity to address the complex issues that concern the regents today.” Doctor Sparks is co-founder and president of Families First…

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IGNOU BEd Entrance Exam 2017: Admit cards released at ignou.ac.in

IGNOU BEd Entrance Exam 2017: Admit cards released at ignou.ac.in

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has released the admit cards for Bachelor of Journalism (BEd) entrance examination 2017 on the official website, the link for which isignou.ac.in  . The entrance exam is scheduled to be held on September 24 at various test centres. Steps to download IGNOU B.Ed. Entrance Exam Hall Ticket: Log on to the official website, ignou.ac.in Click on the hall ticket link Enter your name or part of name in the space provided/enrolment number Click to submit Admit cards will be displayed on the screen Download…

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Salmon farmers sign up for distance learning degree

Salmon farmers sign up for distance learning degree

Thirteen senior fish farm staff from five salmon farming companies have enrolled in the NAFC’s new professional development programme in Aquaculture Management. The 13, including seven from Shetland salmon farms and six from elsewhere in Scotland, are the first to enrol in NAFC Marine Centre UHI’s new degree-level Technical Apprenticeship in Aquaculture Management. This programme is the first of its kind in the UK and has been developed by the NAFC in response to demand from Scottish fish farming companies to enable experienced staff to gain a qualification in senior management while…

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These Agra youngsters follow their passion full-time

These Agra youngsters follow their passion full-time

Aviral Kaushik, 19, a resident of Paschim Puri, never enjoyed attending classes. He was more keen on singing and hosting events. And according to Aviral, this was no child’s indecision, he was sure about what he wanted to do in life. So when his friends began preparing, in the final years of school, for entrance exams to get enrolled in top colleges, Aviral chose to not follow them. Instead, after school, he enrolled himself for a BBA course and an event management course through distance learning. “I am doing the courses just…

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MU SUMMARILY FLUNKED US IN SOCIOLOGY: MA STUDENTS

MU SUMMARILY FLUNKED US IN SOCIOLOGY: MA STUDENTS

The problems of students at the University of Mumbai refused to subside as several of them pursuing a Master of Arts course at its distance learning centre (IDOL) complained of being summarily flunked in their Sociology paper. The students claim that out of a batch of 100, only 11managed to clear the exam with a score that hovered around 40, which is the passing score. “Not a single student has scored above 50 even though we got first class in our undergraduate course; there is no response from the authorities….

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Take strict action against illegal distance study centres, HC tells state

Take strict action against illegal distance study centres, HC tells state

The Gujarat High Court (HC) on Tuesday directed the state to strike down upon distance study centres that are being run without requisite permission from the state or local universities. The high court was of the opinion that it is the state’s responsibility to protect the interest of the students. The second division bench of justice MR Shah and justice BN Karia were hearing an appeal moved in 2016 by 12 aspiring candidates for the post of Vidhya Sahayaks. The qualification of the candidates, who had completed their MSc degree…

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Centre asked to ensure funds forr SSK, MSK

Centre asked to ensure funds forr SSK, MSK

Kolkata, Sep 5 (PTI) West Bengal Panchayat and Rural Development minister Subrata Mukherjee today said the state government has written to the Centre for ensuring funds for the state-run Shishu Shiksha Kendra (SSK) and Madhyamik Shiksha Kendra (MSK) so that vacancies of teachers can be filled up. “As part of our initiative to fill up the vacancies in SSKs and MSKs all over the state, we have written to the Centre to ensure proper fund flow. We will also impart distance learning training to all teachers in MSK, SSK centres,”…

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Long-distance learning is doable and you can succeed in it

Long-distance learning is doable and you can succeed in it

Image courtesy of www.pixabay.com Long-distance learning is a convenient way of self-development and giving oneself an opportunity to achieve financial freedom through promotion at work, entrepreneurship, or qualification for a new career. Many people opt for long-distance learning because of their daily responsibilities such as full-time employment and taking care of their family members. Time management, goal orientation and self-discipline are the main requirements to be a prosperous long-distance learner. Nomahlubi Ngwenya, 28, of Kagiso is a full-time sales assistant in Muldersdrift, but decided to enroll at the Westcol Technical…

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