India To Be Largest Provider Of Global Talent: EY-FICCI Report

Higher Education

A FICCI- EY Report on Higher Education in India: Vision 2030 states that the Indian higher education system in 2030 will emerge as a role model for high quality affordable educational system and will become a global magnet of aspiring learners. The higher education system will not only be equipped to address the socio-economic imperatives [...]


Who Take MOOCs?


Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have commanded considerable public attention due to their sudden rise and disruptive potential. But there are no robust, published data that describe who is taking these courses and why they are doing so. As such, we do not yet know how transformative the MOOC phenomenon can or will be. University [...]


Find Jobs, Hire Talents With LinkedIn Education


Are you a small business owner or CEO of a great company? Are you looking for interns and entry-level employees? If yes, then you should look no further than the LinkedIn University section and Students Job Portal. LinkedIn works better than the traditional sources: network referrals, Craigslist, Elance, Guru – even employer networks at NYU, [...]


50 Smartest Colleges In America

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The Ivy League and Stanford  are not the smartest colleges in America. It is,Washington University in St. Louis, which emerged top of Lumosity’s annual ranking of the “smartest colleges in America.” MIT, last year’s winner, came in second, followed by Princeton University, Northwestern, and Carnegie Mellon.  Surprisingly, Harvard and Yale came in eight and ninth, [...]


Open Educational Resource university (OERu) Launched


You can study world-class courses for free and count them towards real qualifications. This is the future of tertiary learning with the launch of the Open Educational Resource university (OERu). The university was unveiled on November 1, 2013. The OERu will provide more affordable ways for learners to gain academic credit towards qualifications from recognised [...]


Online Learning Going Beyond MOOCs


  It was more than a year ago when Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) have burst onto the scene. The online movement has been spearheaded mostly by Coursera, edX, and Udacity. Students in countries like India and Brazil have been signing up in droves for these massive open online courses, or MOOCs, offered for free [...]


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Strategic Alliance Between Thunderbird School of Global Management And Laureate Education


Global economic challenges, technological advances and market shifts in higher education have dramatically altered the traditional notions of education across the industry. More and more schools are embarking on partnerships in various forms in order to take advantage of the strengths provided by collaboration with businesses and organizations that are not themselves educational institutions. Thunderbird [...]


LinkedIn Launches University Pages

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The Professional social networking site LinkedIn on August 19 launched a new product called University Pages. Announcing the new product, Christina Allen, Director, Product Management, said in a blog post, “one cornerstone of our strategy to help students at every critical milestone from campus to fulfilling, successful careers”. Beginning September 12, LinkedIn will be available [...]


MOOCs At The Crossroads


In a major setback to MOOCs education, San Jose University recently, announced to suspend  its for credit courses on the Udacity website after more than half of those who enrolled on their courses failed to pass them. The end of the experiment represents a blow for MOOC sites hoping to use the San Jose experiment [...]


Apps That Teach Kids To Create Their Own Book


Set aside your legitimate fear of touchscreen adversely affecting kids’ reading habit. Let’s talk about a number of iPad apps that could actually enhance students’ reading habit; some of them could even discover the author in kids at the very early stage. Through Creative Book Publisher kids could create original works in the standard e-book/e-pub [...]