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Around one lakh students from across the country applied for a residential training programme of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) of which 150 were selected, the space agency said on Tuesday. The ‘YUva VIgyani KAryakram’ (YUVIKA) is being conducted by ISRO from May 16 to May 28. ISRO said 150 students were selected from all the states and Union territories of the country. The training is organised at five centres of ISRO — Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, U R Rao Satellite Centre, Bengaluru, Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad, National Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad, and North Eastern Space Applications Centre, Shillong.…

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BENGALURU, India, May 17, 2022 — In Bengaluru, the Institute of Professional Banking (IPB) and The Smart Owl launched their first facility in South India. IPB’s purpose is to empower, train, and prepare Indian graduates to work in the banking industry. Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Gupta, CEO, Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM), and Mr. Arvind Jhadav IAS, (Retd.) Chief Secretary, GoK, as well as banking sector leaders, attended the opening of the IPB – Smart Owl Chapter. They emphasised the need of partnering with education to address the talent gap in the banking business. Mr. Gursimran Singh Oberoi, the founder of…

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a global provider of assessment services, cutting-edge technology, and talent management solutions, and the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) today announced that the Irish Government has approved their B1 and B2 Four Facet Skills for EnglishTM language tests for Study Visa purposes. This makes Skills for English one of the fastest-growing high-stakes English examinations, opening openings for test takers, institutions, and its global network of partners. International students who want to pursue an authorised English programme at one of Ireland’s numerous institutions can now take Skills for English: SELT or Skills for English: Global as part of their application, allowing them…

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Passion is the biggest buzzword these days. Follow your passion, find that you’re passionate about, “why don’t you turn your passion into a profession” is what we hear when we step into a new phase of life. But passion enough? Is passion the only element that’s needed for a successful career. The 34th edition of Education Today will have its focus themed on “Does Passion Drive Your Career Choice ? ” and we will be analysing whether one’s focus should only be on their passion or are there any other protractors that decide your success.   Check out the cover story “Is Passion the Only…

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HONG KONG, May 13, 2022 — Yew Chung Yew Wah (YCYW) Education Network’s ‘Planet Leadership Series’ is a groundbreaking thinking leadership programme. The series is available to both YCYW Education Network members and online participants from across the world, giving an opportunity for all parents and students to engage in cutting-edge topics of the modern day. The programme strives to enlighten the community and highlight the path to a brighter future by bringing great leaders from many professions to share their perspectives and stories through speeches, interviews, and roundtable discussions. YCYW has long been devoted to science and technology, and…

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The Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is likely to postpone entrance tests for admission to its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes till the second week of June as their dates are overlapping with CBSE Class 12 board exams, officials said on Thursday. Entrance tests to courses not covered under the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) were scheduled to start from June 2. The exams are now expected to begin on June 11. The university is also expected to extend the last date for submission of applications from May 12 to May 25. Registrar Nazim Hussain Jafri told PTI that the entrance exams will now…

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The world of education has long been aware of Finland’s extraordinary success with its radically creative educational system. The concepts that inspired Finland’s governance were not novel nor unique. For more than a century, educational reformers have discussed, implemented, experimented, and verified them in a variety of settings. Finland is the only country that has implemented them on a national level. Philosophers and psychologists pioneered the theoretical basis, including key contributions from Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky. They came up with the term “constructivism” to describe their educational philosophy. Its core concept is that knowledge is holistic, implying that it…

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CHICAGO, May 10, 2022 — The American Library Association (ALA) and a coalition of more than 25 organisations have joined forces to empower individuals and communities to combat censorship and defend the right to read. The Authors Guild and the American Federation of Teachers have joined the organization’s Unite Against Book Bans campaign to raise awareness about the recent spike in book challenges in public libraries and schools.”Readers and public workers who give access to reading materials are in perilous times. Readers, especially kids, are losing access to essential knowledge, and librarians and instructors are being targeted for performing their…

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Academics are split on whether the University Grants Commission’s new limits on cooperation between Indian and international colleges would be helpful, with some citing concerns about the calibre of researchers and the cost to Indian students. Twinning programmes, joint degrees, and dual degrees to be offered jointly by Indian and foreign universities will be governed by the University Grants Commission (Academic Collaboration between Indian and Foreign Higher Education Institutions to Offer Joint Degree, Dual Degree, and Twinning Programs) Regulations, 2022.Similar laws were enacted in 2012 and revised in 2016, however they failed to generate significant cooperation prospects. The new laws…

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NMIMS today announced the commencement of admissions for School of Mathematics, Applied Statistics & Analytics. The programs open for admission are: B.Sc.(Applied Mathematical Computing) – Mumbai,B. Sc. (Applied Statistics & Analytics) – Navi Mumbai,B. Sc. (Data Science) – Mumbai, Navi Mumbai & Bangalore,B.Sc. (Hons) Artificial Intelligence – Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Bangalore & Hyderabad,M. Sc. Applied Statistics & Analytics – MumbaiM. Sc. Statistics & Data Science – Mumbai. NMIMS’ School of Mathematics, Applied Statistics & Analytics aims to foster employable mathematicians, applied statisticians, data analysts, and Artificial Intelligence practitioners who have developed a passion for mathematics and statistics and its numerous applications in the real world.…

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