The National Education Policy-2020 (NEP-2020), the fourth since Independence, was rolled out in July 2020 and has led to intense discussion on school and higher education. The most challenging aspect of the policy is the implementation of even those aspects on which there is some sort of consensus.
Author : | Source : The Indian Express | Date : 22nd January, 2021.
COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we lived, and what we considered 'normal'. While we never thought there will exist a world where every individual work from home and all children attend online classes, for months in the year 2020, it seemed like life had changed and how.
Author : | Source : Times Now News | Date : 21st January, 2021.
The Covid-19 outbreak in India and the subsequent nationwide lockdown from March 25 altered the landscape of the country’s employment sector. With close to 10.9 million jobs being lost across sectors, 2020 was termed the worst-ever year for the job market in India.
Author : | Source : Money Control | Date : 13th January, 2021.
Legal education and law schools are the foundation whose quality, workmanship and solidity determine the beauty, longevity and functional utility of the superstructure of law. But, in India, only a few dynamic and outstanding law schools remain islands of excellence amid a sea of institutionalised mediocrity
Author : | Source : Hindustan Times | Date : 11th January, 2021.
The critique of school as an institution has developed and grown in the past half a century. Education theorist Everett Reimer wrote School is Dead in the 1960s. Danger School, a classic published by Brazilian educator Paulo Freire’s group in the late 1970s, captured through scathing cartoons the harm which schools inflict on our children. Most schools are caged jails, where an alien curriculum designed by some “experts” is thrust down a child’s gullet.
Author : | Source : The Indian Express | Date : 11th January, 2021.
Mindler, a comprehensive career guidance & mentorship platform for students, has announced the launch of Mindler Scholarship Hunt. This initiative will engage over 1,00,000 12th grade students from over 1000 schools from India and the Middle East and will offer scholarships worth over INR 25 Cr across leading Indian Universities. Launched in collaboration with AFAIRS - Asia's education enabler for student-university outreach and Education World, the initiative was inaugurated by Gerry Arathoon, Chief Executive - CISCE (Council For The Indian School Certificate Examinations).
The True School of Music, helmed by Musician/ Producer Ashutosh Phatak and Entrepreneur/ Sound Engineer Nitin Chandy, has partnered with Vijaybhoomi University to launch an on-campus music degree programme
Author : | Source : India Education Diary | Date : 5th November, 2020.
The True School of Music has partnered with Vijaybhoomi University to launch a music degree programme. The admission process will begin in November and the courses will commence in April 2021. Students may opt for dual degree programmes such as law and business or engineering and music
Author : | Source : Education Times | Date : 5th November, 2020.
Ravishankar Gopal (name changed) thought all was hunky dory when lockdown was announced and he was asked to work from home. Working for a leading IT firm in Chennai on a project, he was paid his March salary in full and on time. Things will be fine in a couple of weeks as the lockdown controls the spread of Covid-19, he thought.
Author : | Source : The Week | Date : 14th September, 2020.
We are living in a stormy and unprecedented time and business schools too, like any other industry, are not immune to the uncertainties. The year 2020 has posed some grave strategic questions for business schools and to have a discussion on the same lines, BW Education held its Wednesday Wisdom
The pandemic has hampered the plans of many aspirants who were planning to study abroad this year. While the majority of universities in the US, UK, Australia and other countries are offering online classes until January 2021, the students are not quite willing to opt for the same due to the lack of exposure and hands-on learning.
FIM Business School, among India’s top six AACSB-accredited business schools, based in both Bengaluru and Greater Mumbai is launching a bridge programme for Indian under-graduate and postgraduates students.
Author : | Source : Hindu Business Line | Date : 19th June, 2020.
Digital India vision of the Government of India seems to be an instrument in solving situation in present scenario, where every sector is caught in a crisis because of COVID-19. All the business activities have been put to halt. Everyone is talking about economy and GDP. It has badly affected even the education sector.
Time to move with the flow as an unprecedented growth will be seen in AI, Machine Learning, E-commerce, Blockchain technology while demand for vanilla engineering degrees will fade out With the heavy usage of Data Analytics and AI to build predictive models for corona patient and infection identification, data scientists will be in high demand in a post-covid world. While this might accelerate the demand for data science courses, the vanilla BE/BTech degrees would need a strong AI component with at least a minor specialisation to help solve real-world problems.
Author : | Source : Times Of India | Date : 3rd June 2020
Management institutions globally are facing major challenges today, which are a function of tectonic shifts in the techno-socio-economic landscape of the world; and the digital revolution occurring in Industry 4.0, ushering in the shift from an industrial to a knowledge economy.
Author : | Source : Hindu Business Line | Date : 1st June 2020
The fast-paced economy of the world has created a greater need for a drift towards digital adoption. The progressive use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has not only made daily living a little more comfortable but, as an aid to medicine, defence and finance, it is a clear indicator of where the future is heading.
Author : | Source : Higher education digest | Date : 29th May, 2020
Maybe there are other countries like France, Germany, and Switzerland that have a sound curriculum in the new age STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, a close surrogate for Data Science and AI programs) which are leading edge.
Author : | Source : Dataquest | Date : 13th May, 2020.
Vijaybhoomi University, India's first liberal professional university established by the founding members of IFIM institutions, conducted its first governing body meeting to announce the appointment of the university officials and the governing body of university
Dr A Parasuraman, who recently retired as Professor and James W. McLamore Chair in Marketing at the University of Miami, has been appointed the Pro-Chancellor of Academics at VijayBhoomi University, a new liberal arts university promoted by the IFIM group of institutions. Dr Parasuraman has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras, an MBA in Marketing from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Indiana University. He is the co-author of a study on services marketing, which developed the concept of Servqual. He has developed a Technology Readiness Index (TRI), which measures the degree of technological adoption in businesses
Author : | Source : Hindu Business Line | Date : 21st January, 2020.
Though media reports are doing rounds that Walmart has laid off around 100 executives at the senior level, experts with whom THE WEEK spoke feel that this does not imply any slowdown in its operations and investments in India. It may even signify its expansion in the e-commerce field with Flipkart, and cutting down on its physical retail presence. It may also mean that Walmart is striving to operate more efficiently by laying off 100 senior level employees that may create a cushion of profit margin, and scope to give more discounts to customers.
Author : | Source : The Week | Date : 14th January, 2020.
To develop future-ready professionals in the area of data science, an independent professional school will be set up in Greater Mumbai with an aim to provide 90,000 data science professionals in the country.
Author : | Source : Education Times | Date : 13th December, 2020.