Jai Narayan Vyas University recruitment scam: Dean of MSU’s arts faculty arrested, faces suspension

Jai Narayan Vyas University recruitment scam: Dean of MSU’s arts faculty arrested, faces suspension

VADODARA: The arrest of the dean of M S University’s famed Faculty of Arts has sent shockwaves across the campus in Vadodara on Sunday. Professor Pradeep Singh Choondawat who was enjoying second term as dean of MSU’s faculty was arrested by the anti-corruption sleuths in Jodhpur on Saturday. This is the first instance in which a sitting dean of the Baroda university has been arrested. The anti-corruption bureau (ACB) of Jodhpur has arrested Choondawat in connection with a teachers’ recruitment scam of Jodhpur-based Jai Narayan Vyas University (JNVU). Choondawat was…

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Liberal arts schools seek collaboration in digital learning space

Liberal arts schools seek collaboration in digital learning space

Dive Brief: Campus Technology profiles the annual Future Trends Forum video chat, during which leaders from several liberal arts colleges detailed the efforts to combine on distance learning technology and innovation in 21st century teaching. Some schools discussed the difficulty of collaborating on EdX platforms, as varying campuses held contracts at different times and resource challenges prohibit flexibility to expand program offerings. Some attendees discussed the value of the Liberal Arts Consortium for Online Learning, which has helped member schools to redesign core curriculum courses for online learning and standardizes…

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The Global Search for Education: Is This the Age of the Arts?

The Global Search for Education: Is This the Age of the Arts?

Arts education is making a difference in improving struggling schools by increasing student engagement and positively changing young lives in countries all over the world. Additionally, in an age where anyone can access the world’s knowledge on the internet, how one thinks and uses what one knows has become increasingly important – creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving are all skills which can be nurtured and advanced by bringing high quality arts programs into every classroom. New York is a cultural center of the world. In May this year, Mayor de…

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