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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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Pupils with special educational needs to stage funding protests

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Emma Parker and her son James, who has been out of school for 29 months in the last five years. Photograph: Mark Pinder/The Guardian Thousands of families with children who have special educational […]

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Education a low priority in our political discourse

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This time again political parties went to the people with the promise of empowering them through a number of initiatives, ranging from poverty alleviation to healthcare and national security. However, education, which […]

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Get subsidised education? Do public service

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The government reportedly spends around Rs 31 lakh a year on an undergraduate student at New Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences against an annual fee of about Rs 5,000 only. […]

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Education secretary calls on schools to expel fewer pupils

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 Children from the most disadvantaged families were found to be 45% more likely to be excluded. Photograph: Ableimages/Getty Images The education secretary, Damian Hinds, has called on headteachers in England to expel fewer […]

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