Kent State receives $1 million grant for distance-learning translation program

Kent State receives $1 million grant for distance-learning translation program

Kent State University has received a $1 million grant to develop a distance-learning translation studies program. (Karen Farkas, cleveland.com) KENT, Ohio – Kent State University has received a $1 million grant to develop a state-of-the-art distance learning translation studies program. The Institute for Applied Linguistics received the grant from from the Gawlicki Family Foundation of Hartford, Connecticut. The institute was founded at Kent State in 1988 and serves more than 100 undergraduate and graduate students. It is the only program that offers training from the bachelor’s level to doctorate, and it…

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Rs 1 crore scholarship offer for undergraduate programme in Australia, deadline June 30

Rs 1 crore scholarship offer for undergraduate programme in Australia, deadline June 30

Indian students interested in studying in Australia can apply for Sydney-based public research university Macquarie’s second edition Big History International Student Undergraduate Scholarship, available for all undergraduate courses. To qualify, students have to complete a MOOC course on the evolution of the universe and the world, titled Big History: Connecting Knowledge through MOOC provider Coursera . The scholarships will cover all tuition fees up to $50,000 AUD per year for an undergraduate degree of a duration of three to four years, depending on the programme of study. This represents a…

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HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar: 2,000 online courses to be offered through Swayam in 1 year, says

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar: 2,000 online courses to be offered through Swayam in 1 year, says

In a bid to promote affordable education, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said the government aims to offer about 2,000 online courses within one year through ‘Swayam’ — an indigenously developed platform. “Currently, 380 courses are offered through this platform and this will be enhanced to 2,000 courses in one year,” he said after the inauguration of a week-long Teachers Workshop at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here. About 60,000 students have already completed their courses through this affordable platform launched last year. It makes knowledge available…

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SSC JE Tier 1 exam results declared, check them here

SSC JE Tier 1 exam results declared, check them here

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has declared the results of junior engineer (civil, mechanical, electrical and quantity surveying and contract) Tier 1 examination 2016 on its official website. Candidates can check their results, which were declared on Monday, by clicking here. A total of 3,39,370 candidates appeared in the exam – 1,33,983 for civil, 90,321 for electrical and 1,15,075 for mechanical JE posts. The commission has shortlisted 5,892 candidates for the Tier-II exams (descriptive paper) for civil engineering posts and 2,440 candidates for electrical/mechanical engineering posts. The schedule for the…

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Form 1 selection: 65,000 pupils to join extra-county schools

Form 1 selection: 65,000 pupils to join extra-county schools

Some 24,795 Standard Eight candidates have been selected to join 103 national schools. This is an increase of 1,710 from 2015, when 23,085 pupils secured slots in the top schools. In selection results announced Tuesday by Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i, another 133,785 candidates will join county schools as 65,331 head to extra-county learning centres. Some 492,576 Standard Eight leavers have also been chosen to be students in sub-county schools. Dr Matiang’i said the transition rate from primary to secondary school had increased to 84 per cent, up from 82…

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Spring scholarship deadline Dec. 1

Spring scholarship deadline Dec. 1

MADISON – A new semester at North Florida Community College is right around the corner as students gear up for Spring Term of 2017. Alongside the arrival of a new term comes the opportunity to apply for Spring Scholarships until the scholarship application deadline on December 1.  The NFCC Foundation awards scholarships each term to eligible students as supplemental funds to help in covering the cost of tuition, books and fees. Individual and organizational for those planning to enroll in spring 2017 are available for application until the December 1…

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Chandigarh: Admission process in private school to start from December 1

Chandigarh: Admission process in private school to start from December 1

Submission of applications for admission in kindergarten and nursery in private schools will begin from December 1 after education secretary Sarvjit Singh approved the Common Admission Schedule on Friday. The last date is December 12. The private schools will upload information with regard to the number of seats available, admission criteria, date of admission, age requirement, fee structure, documents required, date of draw on the website and notice board by November 30. Keeping in mind the missionary schools that have their Christmas celebrations in December, the date of the final…

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Andy Murray’s rise to No 1 this late in career shows his determination: Martina Navratilova

Andy Murray’s rise to No 1 this late in career shows his determination: Martina Navratilova

London: Scotsman Andy Murray’s achievement in becoming men’s tennis world number one is exceptional, women’s tennis legend Martina Navratilova told the BBC on Sunday. Murray, 29, moved to the top of the rankings for the first time in his career after replacing long-time incumbent Novak Djokovic, when Milos Raonic pulled out of their semi-final in Paris on Saturday. The Scot’s climb to the ATP rankings’ summit — the first Briton to do so since computerised rankings came in in 1973 — caps a remarkable year which has seen him win a…

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South Western Railway Recruitment News 2016 for 10th and 12th Pass || Salary Rs. 20,200/- Per Month – Last date 1 February 2016

South Western Railway Recruitment News 2016 for 10th and 12th Pass || Salary Rs. 20,200/- Per Month – Last date 1 February 2016

Group C & Erstwhile Group D for Sports Quota – Last Date 1 February 2016 Group C & Erstwhile Group D for Scout & Guide quota – Last date 4 January 2016 South Western Railway has announced recruitment news for the post of Group C & Erstwhile Group D for Sports Quota. Applicants may apply on or before 1st February 2016. Detailed job description given below: Name: South Western Railway Post: Group C – 21 Vacancies Salary/ Wages: Salary of Rs. 5200 – Rs. 20,200/- per month plus grade pay…

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