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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Drugs case: focus turns to IT companies, education institutes

Drugs case: focus turns to IT companies, education institutes

Notice served on 13 firms, 50 schools and colleges: Excise Minister After the film industry, the Telangana excise department has turned its attention to IT companies and private education institutions, the names of employees and students of which figured in the drugs case. The department has served notice on 13 IT companies and 25 schools and an equal number of colleges which figured in the list. “We will call them for questioning once the officials gather sufficient proof,” Excise Minister T. Padma Rao Goud said. ‘Tollywood not targeted’ He refuted…

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NCTE to start ranking teachers training institutes, focus on improving quality

NCTE to start ranking teachers training institutes, focus on improving quality

The National Council for Teachers Education (NCTE), the apex regulator of teachers education in India, will start ranking Teachers Training Institutes and put out top 100 institutes list by January next year, reports Livemint. The regulator has prepared a blueprint to improve the quality and education of teachers. It may also bar 3,000 institutes from accepting fresh students in the next academic year. NCTE Chairman A Santhosh Mathew told Livemint that they have given approval for 18,000-19,000 courses in about 15,000 colleges, of which 3,000-4,000 colleges are yet to submit the…

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Why I Feel It Is Important To Focus On Building A Career, Rather Than Searching For The Perfect Companion

Why I Feel It Is Important To Focus On Building A Career, Rather Than Searching For The Perfect Companion

  The legendary Lady Gaga once said, “Some women choose to follow men and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore”. My thoughts are on the same line. Don’t get me wrong. I am not saying that searching for a partner is foolish, but doing that at the expense of your career (especially if you are young or the decision is not yours) might not be…

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Focus on career plan, academic knoweldge, MBA aspirants told

Focus on career plan, academic knoweldge, MBA aspirants told

Madurai-based Thiagarajar School of Management (TSM) in association with The Hindu Education Plus organised a one-day group discussion and personal interview (GDPI) session for MBA aspirants here on Wednesday. Addressing the participants, Director and Professor of TSM Gautam Ghosh said the first hurdle faced by students is choosing a good MBA college, especially from the second and third rung segment. Apart from the IIMs and other top B-Schools, there are about 4,000 colleges recognised by the AICTE and as well as autonomous ones, but before joining a college a student…

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Re-skilling, not recruitment, the new focus of IT majors

Re-skilling, not recruitment, the new focus of IT majors

BENGALURU: The landscape of the $150 billion Indian IT industry is changing,perhaps more quickly than ever+ , as companies hire fewer freshers due to automation of entry-level jobs. Most large IT services companies have been investing in automation of processes in their traditional businesses like business process outsourcing (BPO) and application and infrastructure management, which means fewer engineers will be required at the lower end of the pyramid. And with US President Donald Trump insisting that IT service providers to hire more US citizens at home, the need to send…

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Governor asks institutes to focus on job-oriented subjects

Governor asks institutes to focus on job-oriented subjects

ITANAGAR, Feb 2: Suggesting that the institutes need to focus on job-oriented subjects, entrepreneurship, and avenues and resources- related professions, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya said that pass-out students should be job providers and not merely job seekers. He was interacting with the representatives of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU), North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), National Institute of Technology (NIT), North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC), Arunachal Pradesh, Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), Arunachal Pradesh, State Bharat Scouts and Guides (BSG) and Ex-Servicemen Association at…

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Bolt to focus on 100m in career’s last season

Bolt to focus on 100m in career’s last season

Monte Carlo: Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt has asserted that he wants to focus on the 100 meters event in his final season, leaving the 200m out of his mind. “After last season, I kind of figured out that no matter how hard I work at this point, it probably is going to be hard to get the 200-meter world record,” the nine-time Olympic champion said, reports Xinhua. “The 200 meters are very hard work and I’m coming to the end of my career, I’m not trying to do too…

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