Author: Caroline Biscotti

IIM-B to offer specialisation in Real Estate, Analytics

IIM-B to offer specialisation in Real Estate, Analytics

G Raghuram, director, IIM Bangalore on how IIM Act offers more autonomy and why women seats should not be reserved The Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIM-B) will soon introduce new specialisations in two-year programmes. Director G Raghuram tells Education Times about the expansion plans. “The new campus in Bangalore, is currently running executive programmes. We are planning to expand the […]

Rajasthan Teacher Recruitment 2018: Provisional Lists for 3rd Grade teachers released @ education.rajasthan.gov.in

Rajasthan Teacher Recruitment 2018: Provisional Lists for 3rd Grade teachers released @ education.rajasthan.gov.in

NEW DELHI: Primary Education Board has released the provision allotment lists for the recruitment of the third grade teacher. The porvisional lists were released on Rajasthan education departments‘ official website education.rajasthan.gov.in. As mentioned above, candidates should note that the list is only of provisional nature. IMPORTANT RESULT LINKS The Rajasthan Primary Education Board had released REET Grade-III Teacher 28,000 vacancies. […]

This teacher received death threats for educating underprivileged children

This teacher received death threats for educating underprivileged children

A makeshift school Sab Ki Pathshala is a ray of hope for underprivileged children where , 34, provides free education Amid the hustle bustle of Delhi, nestles an improvised school – Sab ki Pathshaala that offers free education to as many as 50 slum children. Located at the slums near Gate no. 1, the school was started three years ago […]

For careless checking of answersheet, Agra varsity bans evaluator for 5 yrs

For careless checking of answersheet, Agra varsity bans evaluator for 5 yrs

AGRA: Questions are being raised regarding the evaluation process of answersheets at Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar University after a law student who had applied to get a copy of his answersheet through an RTI found several flaws in the way the answers were checked. What‘s more, no scores were given to one answer. Now, the university administration has issued a show-cause […]

Indian playwright wins University of Edinburgh‘s drama prize for her take on India‘s freedom

Indian playwright wins University of Edinburgh‘s drama prize for her take on India‘s freedom

Playwright Tanika Gupta won the James Tait Black Prize for an engaging drama based on her great uncle‘s fight for India‘s independence A gripping drama charting the life of an Indian freedom fighter – who was also the playwright‘s great-uncle – has won a leading prize linked to the UK‘s oldest literary awards. Tanika Gupta‘s Lions and Tigers is the […]

Teachers Day: AICTE to train teachers to make them tech-savvy

Teachers Day: AICTE to train teachers to make them tech-savvy

75 resource centres have been set up to train around 6 lakh teachers The () will start a training programme for the teachers to make them tech-savvy and understand the concept of blend learning. Blend learning is an education programme (formal or non-formal) that combines online digital media with traditional classroom methods. Manpreet Singh Manna, Director (PMSSS & SWAYAM), said, […]

This Indian-origin academician developed world‘s first e-waste factory that converts trash into valuables

This Indian-origin academician developed world‘s first e-waste factory that converts trash into valuables

Indian-origin professor in Australia develops world‘s first e-waste factory that converts trash into valuable materials Scrapped e-waste which often lands next to river beds in India polluting both the land and water bodies, can be used as raw material to create daily use products, thanks to the new technology created by Indian-origin academician Veena Sahajwalla. The e-waste micro-factories claim to […]