A cluster university in Jammu and Kashmir and language laboratories in Jharkhand's Ghatsila College were among the 17 projects launched by HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. The projects spread across 14 states have been completed under the Rashtriya Uchchatar..
IIT Kharagpur believes that the ancient Indian architecture philosophy of Vastu Shastra must be taught to architecture students to make them more "well-rounded."As per a TOI report, the institute recently conducted a workshop on the subject and plans..
India has collaborated with the Australian government, universities and vocational education trainers following a two-day mission that has delivered key advancements on educational issues.Simon Birmingham, Australias Minister for Education and Training,..
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has been named the youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace, with a special focus on girls' education.The 19-year-old Pakistani activist became known around the world after she was shot in the head and neck by the..
Google.org, which is the tech companies arm for philanthropy, announced grants of $8.4 million (a little over Rs 54 crore) to four Indian NGOs. The money will be given to the Learning Equality, Million Sparks Foundation, Pratham Books StoryWeaver, and..
IIT-Kharagpur is expected to induct the first batch of MBBS students in its medical college by 2020-21, after its hospital starts operation three years earlier.The first phase of construction of the Dr B C Roy Institute of Medical Science & Research will..
In Papua New Guinea, more than half-a-million children are unable to access the education system, according to government estimates.That includes thousands of children in the capital, Port Moresby, where they grow up impoverished in squatter settlements,..
Six students from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies(UPES) at Dehradun in Uttarkhand have been working here since 8 am on Saturday to develop a software tool to prevent hacking of highly-sensitive online documents of Indian Space Research..
District Education Office of Bajura has decided to provide Rs 200 to every student during admission or readmission into government run schools. This incentive scheme pitched as ‘motivation allowance’ by the DEO aims to bring hundred percent school..
A top US body in international education and global investment banking has announced a scholarship and mentoring programme for the Indian women university students in science and technology-related fields. Under the scholarship – ‘WeTech Goldman Sachs..
HCL Technologies Ltd, India's fourth-largest software services exporter, is poaching young talent and in the process looking to possibly pip competitors who offer college placements by hiring students straight out of high school and training them to be..
The CBSE has done away with the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) scheme and replaced it with a uniform system of assessment and examination to be followed by its affiliated schools for classes 6 to 9.The move that aims at standardizing teaching..
The Kerala Government is keep on doing initiatives for the welfare of transgenders. And now it has taken step to bring equality in education for the transgenders in Kerala. With that note, it has introduced a special education programme for the transgender..
Over 15,000 teachers will be trained to teach NCERT mathematics and science books from new academic session in MP Board-affiliated schools for the first time. The two-month training is likely to begin in first week of May.School education department officials..
The government is planning to restructure the higher education sector by promoting research in academic institutions, said Education Minister C Raveendranath.According to the minister, the purpose of education is not only to produce employees, but also..