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Government Appoints Vice-Chancellor In West Bengal University Ignoring Governor’s Choice

Government Appoints Vice-Chancellor In West Bengal University Ignoring Governor’s Choice

The West Bengal government on Friday engaged a new Vice-Chancellor for Diamond Harbour Women’s University (DHWU) hours after Chancellor and state Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar appointed for the post another person who expressed “unwillingness” to accept it on personal grounds. The education department appointed Prof Soma Bandyopadhyay as the VC of DHWU after the resignation of [...]

January 19, 2022 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Government Appoints Vice-Chancellor In West Bengal University Ignoring Governor’s Choice

CAT 2021 result: No girl topper for the fourth consecutive year

CAT 2021 result: No girl topper for the fourth consecutive year

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad on January 3 announced the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021 results. A total of 9 candidates secured 100 percentile of which all are male students. A total of 19 candidates (all male) secured 99.99 percentiles. Of the 19 candidates who have achieved the 99.98 percentile, only one is female. For [...]

January 11, 2022 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on CAT 2021 result: No girl topper for the fourth consecutive year

Why Your Students Should Blog: 6 Powerful Benefits

Why Your Students Should Blog: 6 Powerful Benefits

Blogging comes in many forms, it addresses countless topics, and it can, without a doubt, be divided by its quality. But when it comes to education, blogging can be an excellent tool for improving a student’s involvement, excitement, and most importantly, writing skills. The benefits of blogging are tremendous, especially for young people. They can [...]

December 20, 2021 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Why Your Students Should Blog: 6 Powerful Benefits

COVID-19: The best resources for online teaching during coronavirus

COVID-19: The best resources for online teaching during coronavirus

Schools across the globe have already closed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic – including those in the UK from Friday March 20th – and many more are expected to shutter over the next few weeks. As a result, teachers are suddenly faced with the challenge of how to continue their students’ education. While [...]

December 17, 2021 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on COVID-19: The best resources for online teaching during coronavirus

55 Educational Brain Breaks

55 Educational Brain Breaks

Brain breaks are 3 to 5-minute activities to energize children and help them concentrate on the lesson. These activities break the monotony of learning and will pave students to learn effectively without getting bored. In this blog, we will look into 55 effective brain breaks for kids and students. You will need a max of [...]

November 10, 2021 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on 55 Educational Brain Breaks

Virtual mobility and overseas learning in a post-pandemic world

Virtual mobility and overseas learning in a post-pandemic world

The enthusiasm for living and studying abroad has waned as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. But the importance of in-person and on-campus experience for a full-time and residential college generation has become increasingly apparent. Studying overseas is doubtless one of the most precious aspects of contemporary higher education. Over the past several months, the [...]

October 25, 2021 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Virtual mobility and overseas learning in a post-pandemic world

This solar-powered motorhome was designed by students

This solar-powered motorhome was designed by students

Dutch students from the Technical University of Eindhoven in the Netherlands have created a solar-powered motorhome, shaped like a huge teardrop. Expansive solar panels on the roof and on lateral wings allow the vehicle to travel up to 740 km (460 miles) on a sunny day. The team of inventors hope that their vehicle will [...]

October 25, 2021 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on This solar-powered motorhome was designed by students

China Still Going Global: Education Companies Eye Growth Abroad

China Still Going Global: Education Companies Eye Growth Abroad

China has emerged in the past two decades as one of the world’s largest markets for private education services and home to many of the richest entrepreneurs in the field.  Shares in online education firms TAL and New Oriental Education, for instance, have soared during the coronavirus outbreak, fueling anew the fortunes of their billionaire [...]

March 4, 2020 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on China Still Going Global: Education Companies Eye Growth Abroad

Budget 2020: Govt allocates 99,300 cr for education sector, to introduce FDI

Budget 2020: Govt allocates 99,300 cr for education sector, to introduce FDI

Nirmala Sitharaman made important announcements about the education and skill development sectors in her budget speech on February 1, 2020. (Photos: India Today/Vikram Sharma and Lok Sabha TV) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an allocation of Rs 99,300 crore for the education sector and Rs 3000 crore for skill development in her 2020-2021 Union Budget [...]

February 1, 2020 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Budget 2020: Govt allocates 99,300 cr for education sector, to introduce FDI

Personal Development Scaling In Online Education

Personal Development Scaling In Online Education

Back in the day, e-learning used to be a plan B for students who couldn’t attend classes in the traditional way. Today, online learning has evolved into an effective and highly sought after method of studying and obtaining certifications. Innovations in cloud technologies have been brining great opportunities to online education. First of all, the [...]

November 5, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Personal Development Scaling In Online Education

Public surprised by Nadiem’s appointment as education and culture minister

Public surprised by Nadiem’s appointment as education and culture minister

The appointment of Gojek founder Nadiem Makarim as the new education and culture minister has been met with mixed public opinion, with a number of people using memes relating his new office to the app-based business. While others have expressed their support, some others have questioned his ability to address various problematic issues in the [...]

October 23, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Public surprised by Nadiem’s appointment as education and culture minister

How ‘smart’ education is making students tech addict

How ‘smart’ education is making students tech addict

Indiranagar resident R Swathi’s 13-year-old son would spend hours playing PubG and FIFA games during summer vacations. It began affecting his concentration. Now, he is allowed only 20 minutes on the tablet or PlayStation. Swathi, however, found it a challenge to control the screen time of her 19-year old daughter. College assignments and projects required her to [...]

August 19, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on How ‘smart’ education is making students tech addict