INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Junior Talent Search Examination (JSTSE) is conducted by Science Branch of Directorate of Education, Government of NCT for students of Class IX, studying in Delhi. It is held every year in the month of January. Any student studying in Government / Government Aided / Public / Kendriya Vidyalaya / Navodaya / NDMC and must have secured 65% marks in class VIII is eligible to appear in JSTSE. Every year nearly 150 [...]

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Skillsoft, the global leader in eLearning, released its white paper, A Modern Modality for Modern Learners, which explores how all types of media, including books and videos, support learners in developing new skills. The study highlights that learners overwhelmingly prefer integrated learning paths of video-based eLearning courses, books, and opportunities to practice and receive coaching. A Modern Modality for Modern Learners is Skillsoft’s most extensive analysis of consumption patterns, user preferences, and content [...]

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Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country’s largest exporter andthe second largest car manufacturer inaugurated ‘Hyundai Professional Development Centre’ at Excel Polytechnic College, Namakkal. All the CSR activities are being conducted towards HMIL’s long term commitment of fulfilling its social objectives and support to community enhancement on education standards, in-line with latest technologies through tie-ups with Polytechnic Institutes with specially designed curriculum, training material, car, engine, gear box & other learning [...]

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Professionals across India would benefit from an improvement in the fairness and validity of exams, according to Gary Gates, a senior executive at global computer-based testing company Pearson VUE. Dr Gates, senior vice president – global business at Pearson VUE, said: “India has experienced rapid economic growth for some time now, and competitive professionals are keen to gain qualifications across professions such as law, healthcare and accounting. But in order [...]

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I think the biggest problem in education today remains the assessments, because unless we change the assessment format, teaching & learning in schools cannot improve. So, for that reason I’m really glad that the government has freed CBSE from other forms of assessments, because it was turning into a national assessment body which was overburdening it. CBSE should focus on researching better assessment & examination formats through which a child [...]

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) today announced the result for Chartered Accountants Intermediate (IPC) Examination held in November, 2016. The top three rank holders on all India basis of Chartered Accountants Intermediate (IPC) Examination held in November, 2016 are fromPune, Kolkata and Chennai respectively and their details along with the marks secured by them are mentioned at Annexure A. The result details of the Intermediate examination in [...]

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Dentsu Aegis Network, one of India‘s leading fully integrated advertising agencies, and Times Centre for Learning Ltd., under its brand TimesPro – an education initiative aimed at revolutionizing professional education, have announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration in India. This exclusive collaboration will offer a ‘Post Graduate Diplom a in Digital Marketing’ in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi. A three-month full-time program focuses on the strategic and practical aspects of Digital Marketing. The [...]

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The Ryan International Group ofInstitutions had yet another reason to celebrate when its Managing Director, Madam Grace Pinto was conferred upon “Best Global Educationist Award 2017” by Prof. P. J. Kurien, Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha at the august ceremony organized by Kashmir to Kerala Social Foundation on 15th January 2017 for her immense and noteworthy contribution to the education sector.  The event rightly recognized prodigious heroes and leaders [...]

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Times Centre for Learning Ltd. (TCLL), todayannounced its academic partnership with one of India’s top 10 ranked management schools, SPJIMR [S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research] for a ‘Program in Strategic Media & Entertainment Management’ (PSMEM). The program will be delivered through Times Centre for Learning Ltd. (TCLL) in a blended mode. The program is India’s first focused program for working executives and comes as a very valuable input [...]

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MIT School of Government (MIT-SOG) today inaugurated 7th Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad at their MIT Campus in Pune in the presence of 10000+ students and prominent dignitaries. Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad (BCS) is an initiative aimed at channelizing the youth towards strengthening of democracy and tackling issues related to nation building. This event invites students from colleges and institutions across the country. Chief guest Shri. Vijay Goel, Hon’ble Union Minister of State [...]

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The Stage 1 results of Junior & Senior Science Olympiad conducted by Homi Bhaba Centre for Science & Education (HBCSE) was released recently. Olympiads in junior classes (Class VIII/IX/X) helps to assess the raw potential/talent within a child (especially the Stage 1 of Junior Science Olympiad); it exposes the students to the competitive examination model; help develop a sense of competition and preparedness at an early stage. While Stage 1 [...]

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The seventh Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad (BCS), organizedby the MIT School of Government (MIT-SOG) will be held at the Pune MIT campus from January 17 to 19, 2017. Mr. Rahul Karad, Founder & Dean, MIT-SOG, Dr. Shailashree Haridas – Associate Director, MIT-SOG addressed the press today to announce the event. Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad (BCS) is a first-of-its-kind initiative, aimed at channelizing the youth towards the strengthening of democracy and tackling issues [...]

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Mr. Pramod Chaudhari, Executive Chairman of Praj Industries, a global process solutions company, in his personal capacity donatedRs. 2.51 croretoIndian Institute of Technology,Bombay (IITB) to set up The Centre for Learning and Teaching. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed between Mr. Pramod Chaudhari and IIT Bombay on 26th December 2016. Parimal and Pramod Chaudhari Centre for Learning and Teachingwill promote and support advanced technical education system [...]

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Vivekanand College of Arts, Science and Commerce on Thursday held a one-day Science Mela for the benefit of students from various schools in Chembur and elsewhere. The event was to mark the National Mathematics Day, the birth anniversary of eminent mathematician Sreenivasa Ramanujan. Students from various departments such as physics, chemistry, mathematics, microbiology, biotechnology, computer science, information technology and psychology put together posters, live experiments, and more than hundred exhibits. [...]

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Some of the brightest minds in the field of robotics and automation from India and all over the world assembled at Amrita University at a three-day conference titled RAHA 2016, the world’s first-ever event focusing on the use of robotics and automation for humanitarian applications. With more than 385 participants and 18 speakers from 12 countries, comprising a unique mix of field workers, humanitarian teams, and robotics experts, the event [...]

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Oberoi International School, one of the leading IB World Schools in Mumbai organised the city’s first ‘Festival of Choirs’ for primary section students, today. In this one-day festival, around 300 students participated from kindergarten to grade 5, from some of the renowned international schools in Mumbai. These schools are The American School of Bombay, Jamnabai International and Ascend International. The prime objective for Oberoi School to host the Choir festival [...]

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TATA ClassEdge , a provider of innovative technology based learning solutions for schools, launched ‘Thinking About Values’, a series of books on values and life skills for classes 1 to 5,at their Principal Leadership Programme at Mumbai. ‘Thinking About Values’, based on NCERT’s values framework, is a unique contemporary take on values and life skills for children. These books were launched during Tata ClassEdge’s programme on leadership for school principals. [...]

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Lecture will focus on communicating geology and its understanding to the public The British Council is organizing lecture series in India with eight eminent scientists and science communicators from the UK. These lectures, open and free to public, aim to bring science and related areas closer to society and to strengthen UK-India ties in the higher education sector. As part of the lecture tours, Prof. Iain Stewart, a renowned Scottish [...]

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Indian Education Network & Venture Garage -“Handholding Entrepreneurs” organised an event ‘Accelerating Education Entrepreneurs – 2.0’ to throw light on the basics and tactics involved in creating a proper atmosphere for budding Edupreneurs pan India. The convection was an interactive session between the various start-ups, education experts and fund raising communities to kick start the budding businesses that may contribute much in education sector. On the occasion, Vivek Kumar (CEO of Venture [...]

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FLAME University, the pioneer in Liberal Arts Education in India will begin its associationwith Wellesley College, Massachusetts, United States with a pilot study abroad program. Three female students from FLAME will attend Wellesley for a semester in Spring 2017.  Wellesley College is a private, women’s liberal arts college, ranked the fourth best liberal arts college in the United States in 2016. The college’s robust alumnae base has been widely regarded [...]

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