Education  /  Published 06.07.20

To plan a career, assess yourself

Scotland’s Saltire What is it: The Scottish Government, in collaboration with Scottish universities, is offering Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships to citizens of select countries who wish t...
By Shivani Manchanda in

Education  /  Published 06.07.20

Life in limbo

The cancellation of board exams at the state, national and international level due to the ongoing pandemic has left many students in limbo. The decision to mark students based on internal examinations...
By Santana Fell in

Education  /  Published 29.06.20

Education, gamified

The traditional classroom is now a thing of the past. To ensure uninterrupted academic operations and an immersive teaching-learning process, education-technology, or edutech, companies have come up w...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

How some schools are cutting costs

A number of city schools are trying to cut costs to remain financially viable at a time when they are not getting fees and finding it increasingly difficult to raise funds for additional expenditure. ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.06.20

Final semester plan

The Bengal higher education department has told universities that final-year students will be assessed in their terminal examination by factoring in 80 per cent “on the basis of best aggregate perce...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in

Calcutta  /  Published 27.06.20

Annual fee relief at 8 schools: Archbishop

Eight unaided ICSE schools run directly by the archdiocese of Calcutta will waive half their annual fees, Reverend Thomas D’Souza, the archbishop of Calcutta, said on Thursday. No waiver will b...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 27.06.20

Design Education Webinar on June 27

Every industrial sector is reeling from the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic... and the fashion, interior and product industry has not been immune. Aside from economic factors, this industry is also f...
By Our Bureau in

Calcutta  /  Published 27.06.20

Parents' ritual now virtual

Several reputable schools have abandoned an age-old practice parents look forward to: their first meeting with the teachers after their child’s entry into a school.The interactive session has gone v...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in

India  /  Published 26.06.20

Four-point CBSE evaluation model

Besides, all the papers already have an internal assessment component of 20 to 30 per cent. However, an educationist said, the problem was with setting a precedent.“If there’s a (natural) calamity...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in

Calcutta  /  Published 26.06.20

July HS papers cancelled

The pending papers of the higher secondary exams that students were scheduled to write on July 2, 6 and 8 have been cancelled, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Friday.Later, the president ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in


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