Why Betsy DeVos Will Rewrite These Student Loan Forgiveness Rules

Why Betsy DeVos Will Rewrite These Student Loan Forgiveness Rules

The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it will rewrite two Obama-era rules intended to protect student loan borrowers. The U.S. Department of Education said new committees will be formed to rewrite rules for Borrower Defense To Repaying and Gainful Employment. Here’s what you need to know. What Is Borrower Defense To Repaying? Borrower Defense To Repaying allows students to have their federal student loans forgiven if a school employed illegal or deceptive practices to encourage the students to borrow debt to attend the school. This rule was scheduled to become…

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More funds will be released for education loan repayment plan: C Raveendranath

More funds will be released for education loan repayment plan: C Raveendranath

KOTTAYAM: Education minister C Raveendranath on Tuesday launched the state government’s education loan repayment support scheme at the Town Hall here. Speaking at the function he said, if needed the government will provide more fund and all eligible students will be brought under this scheme. Currently, the government has earmarked Rs 900 crore for the scheme aimed at helping financially backward students. The scheme envisages government support to those who availed education loan for a period of four years. He said that the borrower alone cannot be blamed for failing…

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Two CIPET institutes, plastic engineering will be opened in Haryana soon

Two CIPET institutes, plastic engineering will be opened in Haryana soon

Given the scarcity of plastic engineers in the country, two central institute of plastic engineering and technology centers will be opened in Haryana soon. For this, the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has prepared the draft. According to information received from the Ministry, there is a shortage of about 10 lakh plastic engineers and technicians in the country. Even before the Union Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister has said that according to a survey, there are about 10 lakh plastic engineers and technicians in the country, whereas less than two lakh…

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Institutes like NIEIT will help Rajasthan in IT and electronics sector, says Union Minister

Institutes like NIEIT will help Rajasthan in IT and electronics sector, says Union Minister

Union minister P P Chaudhary today said that institutes like NIEIT will help Rajasthan grow in the electronics and IT sector and contribute to India’s digital ambitions. The union minister of state for electronics and IT further was in the city to take part in an event here. Rajasthan has made commendable progress in contributing to India s digital dream, he said. More than 40,000 students of the state are connected with E-Mitra’s common service centres, which is an achievement itself, said Chaudhary. He said his ministry wants the state…

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‘Distance learning programme will guarantee quality teaching’

‘Distance learning programme will guarantee quality teaching’

The Director General of National Teachers’ Institute (NTI), Professor Garba Dahuwa Azare, has said that distance learning programme for primary and secondary school teachers will guarantee quality teaching in Nigeria. Speaking at the institute’s headquarters in Kaduna, he said that lack of continuous training for primary and secondary school teachers has become a common challenge at the state level, saying no state can afford to release 1,000  teachers for a two year training at a go. According to him, the only way out of the challenge is to constantly retrain…

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The Top 3 Factors That Will Make Or Break Your Recruitment In 2017

The Top 3 Factors That Will Make Or Break Your Recruitment In 2017

We’re days away from 2017, but many companies are still hiring like it’s 2010. The entire hiring process—from the way job seekers find listings to the way recruiters reach out to prospects—has evolved quite a bit in the past few years. Now it’s time for every employer to catch up to the times, lest lose the top talent to competitors that beat them to it. These are three factors that, more and more, will make or break a company’s recruiting in the year ahead. 1. MOBILE FIRST Mobile internet traffic…

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We’re Learning To Predict Who Will Have The Greatest Career Impact

We’re Learning To Predict Who Will Have The Greatest Career Impact

This article is by Dashun Wang, associate professor of management and organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Could we have predicted when Picasso would paint his most groundbreaking pieces? Or when Marie Curie would perform her Nobel Prize-winning research on radioactivity? Or when Steve Jobs would have his greatest technology breakthroughs? Steve Jobs, John Sculley and Steve Wozniak unveil the new Apple IIc computer. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, File) The simple answer, suggested by our research, is no. We probably can’t predict the timing of impact in a…

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We’re Learning To Predict Who Will Have The Greatest Career Impact

We’re Learning To Predict Who Will Have The Greatest Career Impact

This article is by Dashun Wang, associate professor of management and organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Could we have predicted when Picasso would paint his most groundbreaking pieces? Or when Marie Curie would perform her Nobel Prize-winning research on radioactivity? Or when Steve Jobs would have his greatest technology breakthroughs? Steve Jobs, John Sculley and Steve Wozniak unveil the new Apple IIc computer. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, File) The simple answer, suggested by our research, is no. We probably can’t predict the timing of impact in a…

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Who will make the grade in graduate recruitment season?

Who will make the grade in graduate recruitment season?

Good luck!”, a receptionist calls out before closing the door on a small meeting room in London lit by fluorescent strips. Inside, 12 apprehensive men and women, some still at university, some graduates, are sitting around a table dressed in their best suits. One fidgets his feet, a jittery tic — shuffle, shuffle. These twentysomethings are here at PwC as part of the recruitment process for a job in the professional services firm’s various divisions: technology, consultancy, accountancy. “Last night I was so nervous, I couldn’t even think about it,”…

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Klose ends playing career, will train as coach with Germany

Klose ends playing career, will train as coach with Germany

The German soccer federation says striker Miroslav Klose, the top scorer in World Cup history, is ending his playing career and will train as a coach. The 38-year-old retired from international soccer after winning the World Cup with Germany in 2014, scoring twice to bring his total goal tally from four tournaments to 16. With a career total of 71 goals, Klose is also the highest-scoring player for Germany. Klose’s contract with Lazio expired after last season. The German federation says that, in consultation with coach Joachim Loew and technical…

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