The current challenge in school education in India remains that of the quantity and quality of its primary systems. The Comptroller and Auditor General’s (CAG) recent report on the Children’s Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009, known as the TEN Act, was tabled in Parliament last week, confirmed many irregularities in its …

This is the latest attempt to militarize consciousness and equate discipline with unreflective obedience. Credit: Reuters Recent reports from the Prime Minister’s Office advising the Department of Human Resources Development to introduce elements of training in military schools and “patriotic” sentiments in mainstream schools have left me troubled. As a teacher engaged in a sustained …

Kochi, one of the 100 smart cities awarded by the government, is the first Tier 2 city to receive a metro project in the country. During the inauguration of the metro project in Kollam last Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that 50 Indian cities were ready to implement metro projects. India’s urban population grew …

By 2025, India could well use all the water it has. This alarming fact is amply illustrated in the graph below. 150 lakes and 7 major river systems have not been able to keep up with population growth and India remains one of the most water-threatened nations in the world. A 2016 Water Aid report …

You are reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Dutch company Royal Dutch Shell Plc, commonly referred to as Shell, has opened a major new technology center in Bangalore – a purpose-built 52-acre technology center – with space for up to 1,500 experts, who would work collaboratively. Shell India Inaugurating the centre, Honorable …

Image: Lucas Jackson/Reuters All digital transformation begins and ends with the empowerment of every citizen and organization in a country, and India is no different, according to Satya Nadella, 49, Indian-born CEO of Microsoft, one of the greatest in the world. technology companies. “While we can celebrate technology, without this (accountability) we wouldn’t have …

June 25, 2015 melgupta under a Creative Commons license Years ago, a grenade captured the leg and part of a teenager’s spleen in an attack on an army-occupied high school in Bandipore district, north Kashmir. Lying on his hospital bed far away in the state’s summer capital, Srinagar, the teen recalled how his friend died …

Despite widespread concern about the effects of corporal punishment on children, it persists in schools around the world. Its eradication in many countries is proving difficult, and India is no exception. Violence against girls is now a political priority in India, after the horrific and fatal gang rape of a student in Delhi in 2012 …

97% of 12-year-olds were enrolled in primary school in 2013; compared to 89% in 2006. Almost a third of children continue to show signs of malnutrition by the age of 12 with high rates for economically and socially marginalized children and those in rural areas. 49% of older children were still in school by the …

India has made impressive progress in enrolling its children in primary schools and above all improving the number of female students, according to a UNESCO report published on Thursday. But India still lags behind in reducing overall adult illiteracy, and more work needs to be done to improve the quality of education, the report says. …

New Delhi: According to a UNESCO report released this week, India has made impressive progress in enrolling its children in primary schools and in particular improving the number of female students. But India still lags behind in reducing overall adult illiteracy, and more work needs to be done to improve the quality of education, the …

More than 600 students have been expelled from school in India amid widespread cheating – some with friends scaling exam center walls to pass grades through windows, officials said on Friday. The students were among more than 1.4 million secondary school students who were spending their 10th year in the eastern state of Bihar. Many …

Published: March 20, 2015 | Author: Brittany Cecil | Category: Academics A global experience with Southern Utah University’s Education Designed to Give Experience (EDGE) program began a few years ago, giving students real-world opportunities to go places and do things that undergraduates major universities do not have the privilege to do. Vishhant Lama and Cody …

Fortunately for Indian citizens, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi intends to change that. The gap between India and its emerging Asian counterpart, China, is significant. While China has created the world’s largest online bazaar and become a global leader in renewable energy, India has only just begun to explore the potential of e-commerce; IT remains …

Twelve empowering technologies could have an economic impact of $ 550 billion to $ 1,000 billion annually in India by 2025, the Mckinsey Global Institute (MGI) India Technology Report said on Tuesday. Mobile internet is the most critical of these and will likely reach 700 to 900 million Indians by 2025. In addition to cloud-based …

In two speeches over the past month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined his ambition to digitize education, seeing technology as a way to improve access to quality learning. This is in line with previous statements by his government regarding the establishment of online schools, the deployment of broadband highways and the preparation …

New Delhi – During a conversation about her life in ninth grade, Nazmeen, a thin 14-year-old with curled hair, began to sob. “Why did she say that when I still study so hard,” she cried, wiping away her tears. Her teacher, Nazmeen said, told her she would fail the school exam. “Madame has been teasing …

RAMPUR, India — At a public school in this northern Indian village, 8-year-old Dilip Banwasi learns his place. Her third-grade teacher makes her sweep the classroom floor and sit in the back row. At lunchtime, Dilip, a member of a lower social class known as the “rat catcher,” is among the last to be served. …

The world has become an open market, thriving through innovation and technology. Individuals and organizations are developing new and innovative products and services in an increasingly competitive global environment. But how many of these products and services are developed in India? And how many of them will stand up to fierce global competition? From being …

The desire to innovate for student welfare must come from teachers themselves, said Vijaya Sherry Chand, Education Innovation Bank project manager. New Delhi: Even though India has a constitutional obligation to provide universal, free and compulsory primary education for all, the main impediment to this obligation has proven to be retention more than access and …

R KrithivasanStudents from Sree Karpagavalli Vidhyalaya School in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, watch Khan Academy math videos. CHENNAI – In a country where teachers are scarce and decent textbooks are hard to come by, schools in India are pinning their hopes on a free online tutorial service based in the United States. Some Indian schools are …