Embracing tech in early childhood education

When Minh Hạnh’s five-year-old daughter Mai told her she had a class presentation about her favourite pets later that week, Hạnh knew just what to do. She gathered all the photos and videos she had of little Mai with the animals her great grandparents have in Hải Phòng City, 100km from Hà Nội. There were photos of a cow, a dog and a mother pig with her herd of adorable newborns. After making them into a short clip, she used Google Photos to share it with Mai’s teacher. She asked…

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An IIT Kharagpur delegation to visit US for career in best institutes in India

As part of the international outreach programme, an IIT Kharagpur delegation is visiting the US to meet researchers looking for a career in the best higher education and R&D institutions in India. “We are keen to engage with bright and promising doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows in the US and discuss academic career options at the Institute,” Director P P Chakrabarti, head of the delegation, said in a statement Saturday. He said the institute was striving to enhance its human resource in teaching, learning, and research “by providing a fulfilling research and academic ambiance…

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