professional development

Australia awards 26 high achieving Indians

February 23rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) With a steep rise in the number of Indian students seeking admission to Australia, students and researchers from diverse backgrounds have won awards to study ... Read more...

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Swiss institute announces online course with Taj group

October 4th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Switzerland-based Glion Institute of Higher Education Tuesday announced its new online partnership with the Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces.In June, Glion formed its first corporate partnership ... Read more...

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Lack of skills hit northeast’s development: Handique

July 3rd, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 2 (IANS) Lack of entrepreneurial talents and professional managerial skills has hindered development activities in insurgency-ravaged northeastern states, union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region B.K.Handique said ... Read more...

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Fulbright-Nehru Fellowships announced

February 4th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The US-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) has announced the opening of its annual competition for Fulbright-Nehru and other Fulbright fellowship opportunities for study, research, teaching and professional development ... Read more...

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CBSE wants to set up Research and Development Centre in PPP mode

November 10th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.10 (ANI): The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has proposed to establish a Centre for Assessment, Evaluation and Research on Private Public Partnership (PPP) mode.Informing about this, the Minister ... Read more...

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How kids learn their own ways of solving math problems

November 9th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children with learning problems can benefit from being encouraged to find their own way to solve arithmetic problems.Dr Lio Moscardini at Strathclyde's ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian shares top honour at fashion week

November 8th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 8 (IANS) Malaysian Indian actress-turned-designer Kavita Sidhu has emerged the biggest winner along with Andrews Models founder Andrew Tan at the Malaysia-International Fashion Week (M-IFW'10).They received the Malaysian International ... Read more...

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Mobile phones set to become portable teachers

August 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, August 2 (ANI): A pilot study at Howick College is examining the result of using mobile phones as a teaching aid.The "mLearning" pilot at Howick College, which sees students use free ... Read more...

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Study links educational leadership to student achievement

July 22nd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A new study has claimed that good school leadership is critical to good education.Researchers Kyla Wahlstrom and Karen Seashore Louis from the University of Minnesota College of Education ... Read more...

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UPA Government determined to tackle naxalism

May 24th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said on Monday that naxalism is the biggest threat to the internal security of the country, and added that the UPA ... Read more...

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IGNOU launches postgraduate diploma in adult education

January 26th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a postgraduate diploma programme, Participatory Adult Learning Documentation and Information Networking (PGDAE), in adult education in collaboration with ... Read more...

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Student laptops help improve classroom performance

January 22nd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new collection of research suggests that one computer per student leads to better performance.The findings of the studies, published by Boston College's Lynch School of Education, have ... Read more...

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Oz civil servants urged to tweet to bridge gap between govt and public

December 8th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 8 (ANI): Civil servants in Australia have been urged to turn to the Internet and make use of social networking tools such as Twitter and Facebook to bridge the ... Read more...

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Teachers have greater impact when it comes to raising math scores

December 7th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): When it comes to learning math, teachers have a greater impact than new textbooks or computers, says a new study.The research team from Johns Hopkins University ... Read more...

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Industry professionals can now walk into IIT classes

August 10th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Industry professionals who aspire to rub shoulders with students of the elite Indian Institutes of Technology and upgrade their skills now have a chance ... Read more...

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Dubai chapter celebrates ICAI’s 60th year celebrations

June 21st, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 21 (IANS) The Dubai chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) marked the institute's 60th year celebrations at its 20th annual conference here. "Ours is the only ... Read more...

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