IGNOU Announces New Courses in Health Care And Foreign Languages

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has announced to offer new programmes at its Nagpur centre. The programmes will be offered in the health care and foreign languages. These courses include — postgraduate diplomas in maternal and child health, and geriatric medicine along with certificate courses in Ayurveda, AYUSH nursing, French language, and home-based [...]


Adobe Announces Scholarships To Boost Creative Cloud


In the “era of the ‘3Cs’ – creativity, communication and collaboration – driven by how digital media is revolutionizing teaching and learning”, Adobe Creative Cloud and CS6 applications makes it easier for educators to create and deliver digital education content across devices, cloud, and social platforms. Adobe Creative Cloud is a hub where students and educators can explore, share and deliver creative content using any of the Adobe Creative Suite 6 desktop applications.


IIM-K to Open Satellite Campus in Kochi

Already a leader in the field by offering the internationally accredited Executive Management Education Programme, the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (IIM-K) will open a satellite campus in Kochi to make greater strides.


Free University In Lincoln

Concerned about “highly commercialized and profit-oriented” and high tuition fees, a group of lecturers from the University of Lincoln have decided to set up a university where students can learn for free.


New IIMs To Roll Out Innovative Courses

It is time to think beyond established IIMs, and look at innovative courses being offered by the new IIMs. IIMs at Rohtak, Ranchi, Raipur, Trichy and Udaipur are fast emerging out of the shadows of their older counterparts. While the flagship PGP programme will continue to be the mainstay of these institutes, the focus will [...]


Indian Companies Go Innovative in Hiring

Hiring methods at Indian companies have undergone dramatic changes over the last few years as the war for talent continues unabated. Employers are now willing to go beyond traditional channels in order to get things right. While hiring from networking sites is not new to India Inc, it’s now achieving substantial scale.


Admission Process Getting Student Friendly At Delhi University


The Admission Committee of the Delhi University has come up with fresh guidelines to make the admission process more student-friendly. The new recommendations for 2012-13 include: Central online registration of candidates Increasing the admission cancellation amount Relaxation to SC/ST candidates who failed in the last year To facilitate online registration for students with no access [...]


Five U.S. Universities To Offer Free Online Courses

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Five prestigious U.S. universities will teach free online courses for students worldwide through a new, interactive education platform called Coursera. The courses will be designed and taught by professors at Stanford, Princeton, the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Michigan.


Are Most Schools Designed And Operated To Penalize Failure?

Many of “game-changers” and “impact players” exist under our very noses. But we’re too eager for quantitative data to nurture them. That’s a loss for students and for the nation.”

The article explains “use of standardized tests” are the “wrong instrument” and “instead of identifying innovators, they suppress them.”


Facebook Introduces Groups For Schools


On April 11, Facebook introduced Groups for Schools, which allow people with an active school email address to join groups at their college or university. However, you must have an active “.edu” email address to join groups.