7 CRUCIAL EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FOR THE LAST 5 YEARS

The world is changing, and education must change with it. Many schools are aware of this fact and are trying to rebuild their activities in accordance with the opportunities offered by new technologies. Some universities borrow ideas from the business world, referring to the experience of successful start-ups in order to launch some new processes for themselves. Gradually, a paper routine leaves the schools, giving way to electronic means of working with data. School as a Service School as a service begins with the commitment of the state to each…

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DU admission 2018: Apply for diploma in cyber security by June 30

Delhi University has extended the last date of registrations by three weeks for those applying to Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security and Law until June 30. Officials said that this was to give applicants, who were unaware of the new course beginning this year, more time to apply. “This is the first year we have started the course, so not many students are aware of it. We also got a few requests from applicants asking the same,” explained Sunaina Kanojia the officer on special duty at the Institute of…

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CBSE will use technology to check board exam question paper leak

The Department of School Education will use advanced technology from next year’s CBSE examinations to check incidents of question paper leak, Union School Education Secretary Anil Swarup said in Kolkata on Monday. The CBSE had come under attack after the economics paper of the Class 12 board exams was leaked in March, affecting lakhs of students, and a re-examination was ordered. “The Secretary of Education has appointed a committee to explore how technology can be used to prevent any recurrence of such a situation,” Swarup said. He asserted that no…

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Use The Best Of Data Recovery And Be Tension Free

Nowadays there are many people who do different types of businesses. No matter which business you are involved into you should always want to protect your data in the best possible manner. If you are really willing to save the data you should always look forward to the software that is indeed the best one. The data recovery software is soon gaining popularity and if you are interested in using it you will always appreciate it. The software that is used by people might be different but when this one is used…

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IIT-KGP to help eastern India students learn more about free online courses

Kolkata The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur will approach institutes of higher education in eastern India to familiarise students and teachers with free online courses offered by National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL). NPTEL, a joint initiative of the IITs and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, offers 160 courses in various categories like agriculture, computer science, management studies, mathematics and basic science, engineering and humanities. While over five5 lakh students had enrolled for NPTEL courses this year, only about 7% of them were from Eastern India. “The biggest…

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New highlights of school education in Pune: Going beyond rote learning, including those left behind & using technology

If the number of schools is any indication, then the education sector in the city has seen nearly 100 per cent growth in the last two decades. From 2,626 schools affiliated to the state board of education in 2004, to 3,405 schools in 2017, the number has seen a sharp rise. Add to that, over 95 CBSE schools and 36 ICSE and ISC schools today — there were less than 30 schools earlier — and the establishment of about 10 IB board affiliated schools after 1997. Educationists say that the…

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Money Magazine Recognizes the Value of a Michigan Tech Education

In Money Magazine’s latest report on “Best Colleges for your Money,” Michigan Technological University ranked in the top 100 overall and in the top 50 among public universities. Money evaluated 2,400 colleges and universities using 27 criteria and winnowed the list to 711 colleges and universities that the publication considers “best colleges for your money.”  Of those, Michigan Tech ranked 91st among all institutions—public and private—and 46th among public universities. Michigan Tech also ranked sixth in the nation for early career salaries.  Tech’s average early career salary for graduates is $63,400. “It’s…

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How India’s ed-tech sector can grow and the challenges it must overcome

The Indian education system is often the subject of debate over outdated curriculum, rote learning, rising cost, poor quality of teachers and lack of infrastructure. On the positive side, our country boasts of world-class institutes such as the Indian Institutes of Management, Indian Institutes of Technology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Jawaharlal Nehru University. We are also one of the largest and oldest education systems in the world. Formal education in India is still based on a traditional model or brick-and-mortar classes. Students have to attend schools and…

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IIT-Kanpur adopts 5 villages to promote tech, solar energy use, solve water crisis

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) has adopted five villages under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan. The scheme has been introduced by the ministry of human resource development (MHRD) to uplift rural India. “As part of the initiative, we will ensure the overall development of Hridayapur, Baikanthpur, Ishwariganj, Pratappur Hari and Saxupurva villages, situated on the outskirts,” said IIT-K professor Sandeep Sangal. Senior professors and IIT-K students will assist villagers in solving the potable water crisis and teach them the recycling process for treating waste water. Besides, the farmers would be…

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Students in remote areas can benefit most from tech, internet: Prez Mukherjee

New Delhi The spread of technology, telecom penetration and Internet gives India the opportunity to bridge the divide in education in terms of access and quality which must be seized, President Pranab Mukherjee has said. He was speaking at the inauguration of three digital initiatives in the education sector – Swayam, Swayam Prabha and National Academic Depository by ministry of human resource development on Sunday. “Digital technology enables good teachers to directly teach large number of students who are not physically present in classes. ICT solutions offer an interactive learning experience…

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