INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Twenty six students in India have received ‘Top in the World’ awards from Cambridge Assessment International Education for their exceptional performance in Cambridge exams in the academic year 2016-17. The awards recognise students who have achieved the highest mark in the world in a Cambridge IGCSE or Cambridge International AS & A Level subject in the November 2016, March 2017 and June 2017 Cambridge exam series. Almost half of the [...]

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To boost budding talent among students of Government Schools ‘Colors of Life Sinchana 2017’, was organized today at Ambedkar Bhavan Auditorium, Bengaluru with great fanfare. More than 1200 students from 13 different Government Schools and 1 children’s home participated in the event. Organized by Colours of Life in association with LXL Ideas, the event was supported by Embassy Group which featured enjoyable and action-packed competitions for students across fifth grade [...]

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In the wake of protectionism, knowledge sharing and student exchange programmes become critical and gives a new hope for tomorrow. Around five million students move around the globe for education.  India was among one of the nations with high outflow of students, the country spends more than $20 billion on students studying abroad and there was a need to make India the centre of education. This was stated by Mr. Sudhanshu Pandey, Joint [...]

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Garodia International Center for Learning Mumbai (GICLM) has launched its IB, IGCSE and Secondary scholarship program for students across all boards. GICLM will award 20 students with proficient academic, sport and art acumen, a chance to broaden their horizons and study at the recently launched IB school GICLM. Based on their performance and profiles a panel of judges will review their applications and will offer full, half and partial fee [...]

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Greenwood High folks celebrated Halloween by decking up in ghostly attires and posing as witches, vampires and other evil characters from their favourite fictions. The haunting music, the dim lights, pumpkin lamps, scary cut-outs, hanging demons adorning the campus, worked well to create an atmosphere of eerie all around. The students had a grand party, shaking their legs enthusiastically to the tune of Halloween fever.  The teachers presented a skit [...]

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EnglishHelper (EH), a Boston based ed-tech start-up, and IL&FS Education, the education & technology arm of IL&FS group organized a thought-leadership conference on 25th October to discuss and deliberate on the road map for technology enabled English Language Learning in India. Shri Nand Kumar, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of School Education & Sports, Govt of Maharashtra presided over the conference and released the findings of the impact evaluation of a [...]

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As part of our commitment to Nutrition, Health and Wellness, on the occasion of International Chef Day, Nestlé India organized healthy cooking workshops for adolescents from marginalised communities in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai. As part of these workshops, over 250 adolescents who are part of the Nestlé Healthy Kids Programme interacted with chefs to learn about the benefits of a variety of foods and create healthy recipes, helping turn [...]

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People who are overweight cut their life expectancy by two months for every extra kilogramme of weight they carry, research suggests. A major study of the genes that underpin longevity has also found that education leads to a longer life, with almost a year added for each year spent studying beyond school. Other key findings are that people who give up smoking, study for longer and are open to new [...]

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Oxford University Press India has partnered with the Centre for Teacher Accreditation (CENTA) for the Teaching Professionals’ Olympiad (TPO), a first-of-its-kind national competition to reward, recognize and celebrate teachers. TPO 2017 will be held in 14 subject tracks and four languages (English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu), across 28 cities in India and one centre in Dubai on December 9th 2017. Designed as a two-hour multiple-choice objective test, the TPO focuses [...]

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The Indian Institute of Insolvency Professionals of ICAI (IIIPI) has entered into an agreement with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the largest regulator of insolvency professionals in the UK, with over 30 years of experience in this field. The arrangement covers knowledge sharing and seeks to enhance the skills of Insolvency Professionals in India. Under the arrangement, the Insolvency Professionals can subscribe to the ICAEW’s online [...]

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Cambridge International Examinations, a department of the University of Cambridge, today announced that it will now be known as Cambridge Assessment International Education (Cambridge International) across the globe. Assessment and examinations remain at the heart of the organisation’s activities, and that is why the new name includes the word ‘assessment’. It also shows more clearly that the organisation is part of Cambridge Assessment and shares in its unrivalled expertise. However, [...]

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Year after year The Columban Open Quiz has rolled out questions which have raked the brains of students participating in the quiz. Oxford University Press organized the par-excellence yet grueling quiz in New Delhi on the September 02, 2017. The venue of the quiz was St. Columba’s School, New Delhi. The two-day mega event witnessed over 182 teams’ participation in the quiz. All the 44 schools present there had the [...]

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Finding a good tutor was never an easy task. Reliability, track record, safety and quality concerns have always left parents asking around or scouring local newspapers and the Internet to find the right tutor for their children. Not anymore. Delhi based start-up, GuruQ has launched a unique digital integrated platform wherestudents and parents can scout for tutors in their locality and make an informed choice based on past reviews and [...]

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Amity University Online today announced a partnership with The Renewables Academy (RENAC), based in Berlin (Germany), to launch its online German Certification Program in Renewable Energy (Wind & Photovoltaic) in India. This 3 month online certification program will be rendered by RENAC for Indian aspirants. The launch of this program aims at equipping students to understand the different aspects of renewable energy, solar energy, photovoltaic (Solar PV) systems, wind energy and much [...]

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EM Academy has today announced the launch of its education initiative FinLearn Academy that has introduced ‘Smart Trader’, an Advanced Programin Trading Strategies that will formalize trading education in India. FinLearn Academy aims at aspiring and existing traders and investors to master the art of trading and investing in the stock markets. To support this vision, it has introduced ‘Smart Trader’. This programme will train participants to trade in live [...]

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The International Career & College Counseling (IC3) platform invites participation of schools, colleges and universities from India and across the globe. The two day conference is scheduled for August 30 and 31 at the JW Marriott, Aerocity, New Delhi. The conference offers a great opportunity for educators, as the event will see coming together of 100+ international universities and 200+ high schools from all over India and South East Asia. [...]

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Students across India received their Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge International AS & A Level June 2017 exam results today, with exam entries revealing the growing popularity of Cambridge programmes. Over 400 schools in India made over 57,000 entries for Cambridge qualifications this year in the March and June exam series, registering a 10 percent increase over last year. Entries for Cambridge International AS & A Level in 2017 have increased [...]

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Students of Ramaben Babubhai Kanakia Pre Primary School, Mira Road celebrated International Tiger Day. Students created Tiger Stick Puppet, Tiger Glove Puppet and wore them.   International Tiger is observed on 29th July.   The Importance of Tiger Conservation Tigers belong at the top of the food-chain. As a top predator, tigers are critical to proper ecosystem functioning. When ecosystems lack large predator populations, the population of herbivore animals grows at [...]

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Toronto Recombinant Antibody Centre (TRAC) from the University of Toronto, Canada agreed to license MedGenome’s patented cancer immunotherapy solution OncoPept to develop biomarkers for their drug candidates against immune modulators to treat cancer. The licensing will form the basis of a larger partnership between the two organizations that can be leveraged to bring novel antibody drugs to the Indian market. The announcement was made at the one day Symposium held [...]

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The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) will hold its Admissions Day from 6 to 14 July across 10 cities in India. In a first, students who sign up for MDIS Master’s Business programmes will be offered the chance at a management trainee position in the Institute upon graduation*. This singular opportunity will play an instrumental role in helping international students, especially those from India, gain a head start on [...]

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