Educators push for innovative learning than burdensome homework

From No school bag policy to teachers’ blogs to less cumbersome school work, experts want school learning to be interactive, reports Shivangi Mishra
New Delhi Dec 5: The present approach towards education in our country is very authoritative and pushing that only promotes rote learning and senseless competition, says Shayama…

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Britain's Coventry University offers MBA Degree for Indian Chartered Accountants

Chennai, Dec 04, 2018: Britain’s Coventry University has finalized an arrangement with the Institue of Chartered Accounts of India to launch a range of progression routes for the members; to allow them to complete the MBA (Global Financial Services) Degree course from the University, announced ICAI Chief CA Naveen…

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Microsoft to host its 1st 'Education Days' in India

Gurugram, Dec 3 :  In an attempt to showcase innovation and exchange of ideas to transform the focus of education on artificial intelligence (AI), Microsoft India is set to host the first “Education Days 2018” here.

The two-day event starting Tuesday in this Haryana city will bring together students, over…

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Japanese e-commerce firm opens research centre in India

Bengaluru, Dec 3 :  Japanese e-commerce major Rakuten on Monday said it had opened its India research and development (R&D) institute here to focus on deep learning, computer vision and robotics for warehouse logistics applications.

“The Rakuten Institute of Technology (RIT) at our operations centre in Bengaluru will…

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Assam college creates rice bank to preserve indigenous varieties

Silapathar (Assam), Dec 1:  A college in Assam has walked the extra mile by not only setting up a rice bank to preserve seeds of indigenous varieties that are losing out to new high-yielding varieties but also encouraging farmers to grow them so that they do not become extinct…

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