“When we launched Smartclass in 2004 as the first-ever digital classroom program, it was an uphill task convincing schools to adopt it. These schools had not witnessed any change in a century.... It is a completely different scenario now. Private schools across India today see (technology) as an imperative. A digital classroom is set to become the bare-minimum teaching accessory in schools, just like a blackboard is today.”
The women who have been educated at MDBS have little in common with the well-heeled students in MBA programs around the world. They are an eclectic mix of ages ranging from 19 to 50. They include a potter, a spice and noodle maker, a seamstress, a goat and sheep herder, a farmer, a homemaker and a bangle vendor.
Education can be the only leveler. It is the means to bridge the huge divide that exists between religious groups, castes and regions.
Education can be the only leveler. It is the means to bridge the huge divide between religious groups, castes and regions.
Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts & Science has voted to drop courses taught by controversial Indian politician Subramanian Swamy because of his controversial column in an Indian newspaper attacking Muslims.
The Right to Information Act inspires Indian activists.
Indian students flock to US for higher education. “An average student putting in 5-6 hours of work can’t get in a top Indian university without a miracle. USA has 4,000 odd universities with at least half of them being top notch.”
Little-known colleges exploit visa loopholes to make millions off foreign students.
India has seen a huge emphasis on investment in education in recent years.
Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen reflects on Nalanda University’s contribution to propagating knowledge and understanding in ancient India.
An estimated one-third of teaching positions at IIT are vacant.
Why America’s political thinkers and their ideas don’t travel very well.
Indian Online Tutoring Companies Find Their Global Markets
Every child is unique, but research shows that a language cannot be learnt unless it is spoken atleast 30% of the child’s waking time.
It's back to school time kids! Many high school students and their parents are probably gearing up for the college admissions marathon. As the now-discredited