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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday exhorted teachers to teach stories from the “Panchatantra”, the book of ancient Indian collection of interrelated animal fables, to school students. “Doing so will help the children become more decisive and distinguish between right and wrong,” he said after inaugurating AM Naik School in Powai. Mr Shah said the National Educational Policy (NEP) 2020 does not look at education merely as a means to land a job, but the policy is rooted in Indian ethos which looks at creating better citizens. He said the education policy launched during the pandemic is exactly similar…

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Quality health education is the foundation of well-being. It not only means physical health, but also social and mental wellness. The link between education and health needs to be strengthened in a way that we give importance to every factor that constitutes a perfectly good mind. The 37th edition of Education Today will have its focus themed on “Health Education” and we will be analyzing the quality of health education. Check out our cover story Food Adulteration, Safety and Laws, articles Reproductive Health of Women Among the Rural Population in India, Youth Vulnerable to Cardiac Arrests by Megha Elza John…

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Amman Academy in Jordan has joined Nord Anglia Education’s family of schools, which includes other prestigious international schools and is the largest supplier of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program in the world. Amman Academy, established in 1991, is Nord Anglia’s first institution in Jordan and sixth institution overall in the Middle East. Currently, Nord Anglia runs 81 schools internationally in 32 nations. One of the best international schools in Jordan in the entire world, Amman Academy was designated an IB World School in 2006. It is a private IB Pre-K through Grade 12 day school that teaches students from the…

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According to long-term trend (LTT) assessment results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) released today by the National Center for Education Statistics, 9-year-old students’ reading and arithmetic skills decreased between 2020 and 2022. (NCES). Acting NCES Associate Commissioner Daniel McGrath stated, “These are some of the greatest declines we have recorded in a single assessment cycle in 50 years of the NAEP programme.” The performance of students in 2022 is at a level last seen 20 years ago. The new findings are the first study to compare student achievement before and after the epidemic using a nationally representative…

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The A-rated “Social Bonds” were closed by Equitable School Revolving Fund (ESRF), which has the objective of giving high-performing, high-impact public charter schools across the country access to inexpensive facilities. With the money, Equitable Facilities Fund (EFF), the organisation in charge of running the ESRF programme, will be able to increase the number of schools it borrows money from and continue to offer top-notch educational opportunities to more than 60,000 students, more than 80% of whom are from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. The philanthropy-backed impact fund of the EFF will be recapitalized through the fourth round of bonds issued by ESRF.…

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would first examine the constitutional validity of the Centre’s decision to grant 10 per cent reservation to EWS in admissions and jobs before hearing appeals against a high court verdict which had set aside a local law granting quota to Muslims. A five-judge Constitution bench comprising Chief Justice Uday Umesh Lalit and Justices Dinesh Maheshwari, S Ravindra Bhat, Bela M Trivedi and J B Pardiwala said it would decide the procedural aspects and other details on September 6 and commence the hearing on the pleas from September 13. The Centre, through the 103rd…

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According to a report Forbes just published, the University of South Florida is among the finest employers in the state. USF is ranked No. 2 among universities and No. 21 out of 100 public and private businesses across a wide range of industries in America’s Best Employers by State. USF President Rhea Law said, “The University of South Florida is honoured to be recognised by Forbes as one of the top employers in Florida. “To achieve our strategic objectives of fostering student achievement, bolstering research excellence, and fostering relationships and collaborations both inside and outside of USF, it is absolutely…

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The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has revamped its Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme. The open university has restructured the MBA curriculum to meet the industry and employment market requirements, an official statement said. The IGNOU MBA programme has also received AICTE recognition. Giving details of the restructured MBA Programme, Professor NayantaraPadhi, Programme Coordinator (MBA), School of Management Studies, IGNOU said: “In order to meet the industry as well as employment market requirements, the management faculty has completely restructured the MBA programme.” “The restructuring was done with the involvement of some of the top academicians from premier management…

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Two new pathways leading to the UTS Bachelor of Laws have been developed by UTS College. Beginning with the Spring 2022 UTS intake, students enrolled in UTS College’s Diploma of Business or Diploma of Communication programmes have the option of transferring their credits from UTS to the University of Technology Sydney’s (UTS) Bachelor of Laws programme. Why choose Law at UTS? According to the QS Rankings by Subject 2021, the UTS Law School is well respected, placing in the top 100 globally and seventh in Australia. Graduates are valued for their capacity for problem-solving, teamwork, and lateral thinking. In fact,…

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Ananth Narayan, an associate professor at the S P Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), has been appointed by the Indian government as a full-time member of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). The growth and oversight of India’s financial markets are the responsibility of SEBI. He will hold office for a term of three years beginning on the day he accepts command or until further orders, whichever comes first, according to a circular released by the government’s Department of Personnel and Training. With this appointment, Mr. Ananth Narayan joins SEBI as the fourth full-time member; the…

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