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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat calls for change in Indian education system

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NEW DELHI: Rashtriya Swamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday asserted that the education system in India is in need of a permanent change. Addressing educationalist at Indira Gandhi National Open University, […]

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Eton master who wants pupils to learn very slowly

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Mike Grenier founded the UK slow education movement. The present system measures schools by numbers, taking no account of personal and social development, he says. Photograph: Martin Godwin/The Guardian You may not […]

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Department of Education Takes Aim at Trans Athletes

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The Department of Education, which is under Secretary Betsy DeVos has taken up an anti-trans complaint filed by an anti-LGBTQ+ legal group in Connecticut. According to the complaint, the school’s trans-inclusive policy […]

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National draft education policy overlooks minority rights: CBCI to HRD

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The Catholic Bishops Conference of India has termed the draft National Education Policy as a “fairy tale” Terming the draft National Education Policy a “fairy tale”, the Catholic Bishops Conference of India […]

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The rising cost of education and health care is less troubling than believed

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AMONG THE compensations of ageing is the right to bore youngsters with stories of the prices of yesteryear. Once upon a time a ticket to the cinema cost just five quid, and […]

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Teachers: Decision to hit education standard

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Shimla: Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) has stirred up a hornets’ nest by reducing pass percentage under the semester system from 45 to 40 and scrapping the provision making it mandatory to secure […]

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The Augar report on higher education has a sting in its tail

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As Sir Humphrey would have said, taking on the job of reviewing post-18 education, and especially its funding, is a courageous decision. The system is so grim, and the possibilities for significant […]

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What to expect in education from PM Modi’s second term in office

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New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes oath for a second time Thursday, outcome based quality education, a new education policy, more seats at IITs and IIMs, and reduced regulatory environment may get steady attention. […]

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