Night Schools In Mumbai Left With No Teachers After Government Order

Night Schools In Mumbai Left With No Teachers After Government Order

Night Schools In Mumbai Left With No Teachers After Government Order Most students studying in Mumbai’s night schools are from underprivileged backgrounds. MUMBAI: For the last three months, classrooms at LBS Night School at Mumbai’s Chembur have functioned without a teacher. Students read their text books by themselves as there is no teacher to take classes. This academic year has brought bad news for night schools in Mumbai. Around 1,400 teachers and non-teaching staff of night schools have been asked to stop their part-time services for the night school as…

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THE World University Rankings 2018: No Indian institute in top 200

THE World University Rankings 2018: No Indian institute in top 200

Poor performance in internationalisation of their campuses and a low research score have pulled down Indian higher education institutes such as the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and some of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018.   While IISc has dropped from the 201-250 band in the previous rankings to the 251-300 band, IIT-Delhi and IIT-Kanpur have fallen from the 401-500 band to the 501-600 band. IIT-Madras fell from the 401-500 band to the 601-800 cohort.   The drop comes at a time when…

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Kroton sees no relief in Brazil distance-learning defaults

Kroton sees no relief in Brazil distance-learning defaults

  SAO PAULO, Aug 11 (Reuters) – The number of Brazilian distance-learning students in arrears on their tuition fees or loans is not showing signs of abating yet, reflecting record unemployment and declining household income, executives at Kroton Educacional SA said on Friday. However, defaults in the campus-learning segment are showing signs of improvement, executives led by Chief Executive Officer Rodrigo Galindo said during a conference call to discuss second-quarter results. Profit at Kroton, Brazil’s largest for-profit education firm, came in at 644.9 million reais ($203.1 million), beating forecasts. (Reporting…

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This is the No. 1 trait that will kill your career

This is the No. 1 trait that will kill your career

Everyone knows someone who fits the profile that bestselling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch dubs a “boss hater.” No matter who this person’s boss may be, they’ll never see eye-to-eye with them. This employee routinely claims to be receiving unfair treatment, and is never satisfied with their work environment — and it’s all their boss’ fault. “Are you a boss hater?” Welch says. “If you are, watch out.” You may think you’re being subtle, but the boss can tell. Boss haters, says Welch, direct “an instinctive disdain, a distrust…

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Suzy Welch: This is the No. 1 trait that will kill your career

Suzy Welch: This is the No. 1 trait that will kill your career

Everyone knows someone who fits the profile that bestselling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch dubs a “boss hater.” No matter who this person’s boss may be, they’ll never see eye-to-eye with them. This employee routinely claims to be receiving unfair treatment, and is never satisfied with their work environment — and it’s all their boss’ fault. “Are you a boss hater?” Welch says. “If you are, watch out.” You may think you’re being subtle, but the boss can tell. Boss haters, says Welch, direct “an instinctive disdain, a…

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Is this the future of college: Online classes, but no degree

Is this the future of college: Online classes, but no degree

In this photo taken April 27, 2017, founder Adam Braun poses at MissionU in San Francisco. MissionU, which began accepting its first applications last month, offers a one-year program in data analytics and business intelligence with an upfront tuition of $0. As part of a profit-sharing agreement, MissionU students will be giving back 15 percent of their salary for three years after graduation, given that they make at least $50,000 per year. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) Connor Mitchell’s university classes take place online, he doesn’t have any exams and he studies…

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No distance education for PhD degrees anymore: UGC

No distance education for PhD degrees anymore: UGC

The circular said only full-time and part time programs will be treated as degrees. Degrees granted for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph D) programs done through distance education will not be recognised, said the University Grants Commission (UGC) in a circular. The circular said only full-time and part time programs will be treated as degrees. “The UGC regulations on minimum qualifications for appointment of teachers and other academic staff in universities has recently been updated and according to these changes, only regular mode PhD will be recognised,” states the circular dated…

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PV Sindhu jumps to career-best No. 5 in BWF rankings, Saina Nehwal stays put at No. 9

PV Sindhu jumps to career-best No. 5 in BWF rankings, Saina Nehwal stays put at No. 9

Mumbai: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu attained her career best BWF women’s singles ranking, jumping to the fifth spot, on Wednesday. Sindhu, who was previously on the sixth spot, surged ahead of Akane Yamaguchi of Japan, to attain her career best ranking. Saina Nehwal, who stayed put at No. 9, is the second Indian in the top 10 spots of the BWF rankings, which is headed by Tai Tzu Ying of the Chinese Taipei. BWF women’s singles rankings. (Photo: Screengrab) BWF women’s singles rankings. (Photo: Screengrab) Meanwhile, Spain’s Carolina Marin remains…

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SBI PO recruitment 2017: No place for defaulters and fraudsters

SBI PO recruitment 2017: No place for defaulters and fraudsters

The State Bank Of India (SBI) recently released a recruitment notification for filling in probationary officer (PO) and clerk posts. The government-owned corporation is looking at filling up 2313 posts. In a surprising move, the Indian multinational, public sector bank and financial services company has tweaked the eligibility criteria for this recruitment drive.   Applicants who have defaulted in repayment are ineligible to apply for PO or clerical posts. In another criteria, candidates with bad conduct character report in their name are also not eligible to apply either. Any pending…

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To ‘enforce discipline’: No scholarships, foreign visit nod for FTII students who participated in agitation

To ‘enforce discipline’: No scholarships, foreign visit nod for FTII students who participated in agitation

IN an apparent move to crack down on students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), who staged a four-month-long strike to protest against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the head of the prestigious institute, the administration has started refusing scholarships and the opportunity to participate in foreign exchange programmes to those who have “disciplinary matters” pending for their involvement in the protests. As per the file notings obtained by The Indian Express, FTII Director Bhupendra Kainthola has directed the heads of departments (HODs) and Deans to…

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