Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicIndian education

Topic: Indian education

India’s foreign student numbers grew 42% in 7 yrs. Where are they from? Still the same countries

Data from govt's All India Survey on Higher Education shows the countries, mostly South Asian, sending students to India remain the same. Intake from Bhutan & Malaysia has gone down.

‘Banglar bagh’ Ashutosh Mukherjee was more than a judge. He put Calcutta University on the map

Being Calcutta University's VC for a decade to being one of the only Chief Justices under British rule, Mukherjee did it all. But his legacy isn't pristine.

Was there a Mughal bias in Indian history textbooks? Yes, but not a Muslim one

In most standard textbooks, the story of the Delhi Sultanate is accorded primacy as the ‘main’ narrative while parallel empires in the south and east are categorised as ‘regional’ kingdoms.

IISc overtakes IITs to clinch first spot among 41 Indian institutes in QS rankings’ top 1,400

Indian institutes are struggling when it comes to academic reputation, faculty/student ratio and internationalisation, according to the latest QS rankings, released Thursday.

How India can make overworked teachers adapt to newer policies to fix learning loss in kids

There are many ways to design incentives in the public education space in India that can change classroom culture and the learning outcomes of children.

Mass layoffs, offline classes: How edtech is coping with schools, colleges reopening

With real-world campuses back in action, edtech platforms like BYJU’S and Unacademy have been forced to make changes. But experts agree: it isn’t game over yet for e-learning.

‘Indianising’ education isn’t about Macaulay or ‘saffronisation’. It’s ‘tadka’ vs ‘achar’

The real question about 'Indianisation' of education is if we just want a 'tadka' on a largely colonial education or if we dare take the 'achar' route.

Learning by rote, studying for marks results in non-ambitious workforce, brain drain

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Greater Mumbai’s policy parameters for pre-primary education missing from MoUs, study shows

Vidhi study of the municipal corporation's PPP model finds clear dangers of shifting the responsibility of delivering education from the state to private partners.

Modi govt working on policy to regulate edtech platforms, says Education Minister Pradhan

Ministry of Education is in talks with electronics and IT ministry & law department. Firms are welcome to do business but can’t exploit students, says Dharmendra Pradhan.

On Camera

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

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A vegetable vendor speaks on his mobile phone at a retail market area in Kolkata | Reuters file photo

World Bank cuts India’s growth forecast to 6.5% from 7.5% for current fiscal

In its twice-a-year report on South Asia, the international financial body noted that slowing global demand will impact the country's exports.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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