Union Budget 2021-2022 - What is in store for the Education Sector?
Public attention was more on the education budget this year, thanks to the announcement of NEP in July 2020. With a total outlay of 93.224 crores, the FM has tried to propose an inclusive education budget.
23 February, 2021
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Select IITs and NITs to offer engineering courses in mother tongue from 2021-22
As the Union Government forms a task force for imparting technical education in the mother tongue, it is time to introspect on the merits and demerits of the decision and the ground realities.
13 January, 2021
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Karnataka most likely to form Education Commission to implement NEP
Karnataka would face a greater challenge especially in the school education as there are over 1 crore students studying in schools which is roughly around 1/6th of the total papulation of the state.
26 November, 2020
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New Zealand universities awaits government guidelines to welcome international students
Universities in New Zealand wait to welcome international students in 2021, but the government has thought otherwise. The universities want to make a quarantine model before September and await clear guidelines from the government.
23 July, 2020
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Consortium for Quality Online Learning: Changing Gulf education
The UAE seems to have taken its online education a leap forward by coming up with a Consortium for Quality Online Learning (UCQOL), joint venture of the UAE Ministry of Education and the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education.
22 July, 2020
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The future of school re-opening: What is the way forward?
Across the world, schools are mulling over the possibility of resuming classes; this seems to have created some boils in teachers and parents alike.
21 July, 2020
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U-turn by Trump Administration: Students can stay
In an embarrassing U-turn the Trump administration had dropped the earlier decision which asked foreign students to leave the country if their universities chose to go online-only due to pandemic.
17 July, 2020
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European Commission unveils ‘testing’ plans for ‘University of the Future’
According to the latest report, the European Commission has revealed 24 additional alliances are joining the European Universities network, adding to the initial network of 17 announced in 2019.
14 July, 2020
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Norway is first to join new UNESCO convention
Since the beginning of Covid-19 Pandemic, learners across the globe are deeply affected, irrespective of their age group. The Pandemic, at the same time, has also forced the higher education sector to realise ‘the need to scale up and strengthen internati
13 July, 2020
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Pedagogic change: Indian institutions to take up curricula on Cloud Computing from Amazon Web Services
Just when the country’s $180 billion education sector is warming up to the new reality of online education, Amazon’s cloud computing arm Amazon Web Services (AWS) is tapping the market by collaborating with institutes to train young students.
11 July, 2020
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