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Arts have the potential to play a distinct and unique role in bringing the ideals of a quality education into practice. As a creative medium, arts cultivate cognitive thinking which leads to other supplemental skills such as problem-solving which ultimately can benefit students across disciplines. Incorporating arts into the curriculum is about developing kids that are well rounded, that are exposed to things other than simply the CORE subjects. Think about our innovators. They have elements about them that are diversified. In this special issue themed on Fostering Education through Arts, we invited authors to explore the links between learning, creativity…

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As we all know, the ongoing fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0.) has seeped into every aspect of life and education is not an exception. Realizing this, the education sector has come up with a total technology-mediated approach that aligns itself with the needs of IR 4.0. The technology-mediated approach or Education 4.0 is a deeper fusion of modern technologies like AI, robotics, ICT and IoT into the teaching-learning process. Our new edition attempt to looks at key areas that are revolutionizing the face of the education sector. In the coming pages; Ms. Pushpita Chattopadhyay, Head – Academics & Special Projects, Birla Open…

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The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 was released on July 30, 2020, replacing the National Policy on Education, 1986. While the government claims the New NEP brings in ambitious changes that could transform the education system, some experts have raised questions and concerns over the policy’s lackadaisical attitude towards a matter as important as education. Revolving around this contextual account, the third edition of Education Today brings forward the thought process from different verticals of the education sector spanning from policymakers to Edu-preneures to technology providers to academicians to students expressing their views on NEP’20. In the coming pages; Dr…

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Mr Chandrasekhar Raju, Patent & Trademark Attorney, PatnTech, in an exclusive interview with Education TODAY weighs in on IPR scenario in education field and its emerging importance in Indian higher education sector. What are your thoughts on emerging importance of Intellectual Property Rights in education arena? Traditionally, awareness of Intellectual Property Rights was limited to higher education institutions such as law schools in India. However, that is changing in recent times. Intellectual property (IP) knowledge is important not only for law students, but for individuals studying business, engineering and technology. IP awareness at an early stage helps students to develop…

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Arts have the potential to play a distinct and unique role in bringing the ideals of quality education into practice. As a creative medium, arts cultivate cognitive thinking which leads to other supplemental skills such as problem-solving which ultimately can benefit students across disciplines. Incorporating arts into curriculum is about developing kids that are well rounded, that are exposed to things other than simply the CORE subjects. Think about our innovators. They have elements about them that are diversified. In this special issue themed on Fostering Education through Arts, we invited authors to explore the links between learning, creativity and education and…

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As a renowned institute in the field of higher education, what are VELS thoughts about the current higher education system in India? What are the shortcomings you see and how could we counteract them? India’s higher education system is the world’s third-largest in terms of student numbers, next to China and the US. India’s Higher Education sector has witnessed a tremendous increase in the number of Universities/University level Institutions & Colleges since independence yet, only three Indian Universities- IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi and IISc (Bangalore)- have been included in the top 200 institutes in QS World University Rankings 2020. There are many…

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PRNewswire/ – LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2022 — UCLA Anderson Forecast economists Leila Bengali and William Yu report that the Microbusiness Activity Index for the United States climbed from 100.3 in September to 102.1 in December in the GoDaddy/UCLA Anderson Forecast Microbusiness Activity Index Series update for the fourth quarter of 2021. This rise demonstrates how the growth of small businesses surged in the fourth quarter of 2021. Bengali and Yu wrote in the paper that “two probable factors might explain this increase in the composite online microbusiness index.” “First, in the fourth quarter of 2021, overall U.S. economic growth…

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24 March (ANI): New Delhi [India]: The Ministry of Education (MoE) will undertake a “foundational learning study” to gain a firsthand understanding of students’ learning levels at the end of Grade 3’s foundational learning stage. The project is the first of its type in the world, and it intends to establish reading comprehension benchmarks in 22 Indian languages. The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will conduct the Foundational Learning Study in all States and Union Territories (UTs) over a four-day period, from March 23 to March 26, 2022, at the sampled schools, according to a statement from…

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA, March 24, 2022 /CNW/ – Heather McPherson, a member of the New Democratic Party, introduced legislation today that responds to long-standing pleas from students, workers, and post-secondary activists for a much-needed government plan for publicly supported post-secondary education. Canada relies on universities and colleges for education, training, research, and innovation as a country. The epidemic has demonstrated the need of continuing to invest in education and research in order for our country to rise to the occasion when faced with challenges. However, this critical infrastructure can only be relied upon if it is adequately supported, and if…

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