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The fourth industrial revolution will further marginalise the subaltern

The new economic reality demands more tech skills and creative thinking for which the segment is not equipped
Now Artificial Intelligence and the fourth industrial revolution may herald another phase where those with requisite skills due to the higher social and educational capital can further move up the economic value chain under the new structure of production leaving those at the bottom further behind(Shutterstock)
Now Artificial Intelligence and the fourth industrial revolution may herald another phase where those with requisite skills due to the higher social and educational capital can further move up the economic value chain under the new structure of production leaving those at the bottom further behind(Shutterstock)
Updated on Mar 27, 2019 06:01 PM IST
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By Abhinav Prakash Singh

Education reform needs a systematic approach

Academic interventions like competence-linked teaching, learning and assessments need to be accompanied by an overhaul of the existing governance structures.
To effect a large-scale transformation in education, what is needed is a comprehensive approach to coordinate academic and administrative change.(HT File Photo)
To effect a large-scale transformation in education, what is needed is a comprehensive approach to coordinate academic and administrative change.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 25, 2019 07:45 AM IST
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By Amitabh Kant

Study to improve kids’ pre-school education

The move is aimed at making children ‘school-ready’, said officials who monitor the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme in the department.
The Delhi government’s women and child development (WCD) department plans to conduct a study into the effectiveness and functioning of aanganwadi centres (AWCs) across the national capital to improve the status of pre-school education of the children enrolled.(HT File Photo)
The Delhi government’s women and child development (WCD) department plans to conduct a study into the effectiveness and functioning of aanganwadi centres (AWCs) across the national capital to improve the status of pre-school education of the children enrolled.(HT File Photo)
Published on Mar 21, 2019 03:14 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi

PMO intervenes to end Kerala disabled boy’s fight for education

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office has directed the Union human resource development ministry to consult with the state education department and address his issue immediately.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office has directed the Union human resource development ministry to consult with the state education department and address his issue immediately.(HT Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office has directed the Union human resource development ministry to consult with the state education department and address his issue immediately.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 14, 2019 11:07 AM IST
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Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu

Hunting for job? Here are 10 tips to produce a better resume

Think of your CV as your shop window - it must effectively display your experience, skills, and qualities at first glance. The following tips will help you produce a CV that does just that.
Think of your CV as your shop window - it must effectively display your experience, skills, and qualities at first glance. The following tips will help you produce a CV that does just that.(Reuters/Alessandro Garofalo)
Think of your CV as your shop window - it must effectively display your experience, skills, and qualities at first glance. The following tips will help you produce a CV that does just that.(Reuters/Alessandro Garofalo)
Updated on Mar 07, 2019 02:39 PM IST
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By Neha Kaul

Prince Charles charity strikes new pact for girls’ education in India

The programme will work in and around BT’s India operations in Delhi, Gurugram, Bengaluru, and Kolkata, with the aim to help improve the education opportunities, health and skills of around 500,000 young people.
A charity founded by Britain’s Prince Charles on Wednesday announced a new partnership with British Telecom (BT) to launch a three-year programme to use digital technology to help improve education and life skills for adolescent girls in India.(Reuters Photo)
A charity founded by Britain’s Prince Charles on Wednesday announced a new partnership with British Telecom (BT) to launch a three-year programme to use digital technology to help improve education and life skills for adolescent girls in India.(Reuters Photo)
Published on Mar 06, 2019 08:38 PM IST
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London | By Press Trust of India

The pathway to new-age education

Using a mix of traditional offline methods with the new online tools is key for success in the future.
Online courses involve a method where different tools are used to maximise learning(HT)
Online courses involve a method where different tools are used to maximise learning(HT)
Published on Mar 06, 2019 02:52 PM IST
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By Vikas Gupta

Lok Sabha elections 2019: AAP candidates to hard sell statehood, work in education during Lok Sabha campaign

The party’s six Lok Sabha candidates, whose names were announced by the leadership on Saturday, have also planned a number of gatherings with the residents and traders of their respective constituencies.
The party’s six Lok Sabha candidates, whose names were announced by the leadership on Saturday, have also planned a number of gatherings with the residents and traders of their respective constituencies. (Photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The party’s six Lok Sabha candidates, whose names were announced by the leadership on Saturday, have also planned a number of gatherings with the residents and traders of their respective constituencies. (Photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 03, 2019 01:09 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra

Education remains focus of Delhi budget, city to get two new universities

The Delhi govt has allocated Rs 15,601 crore, 26% of the total budget, for the education sector in its budget for the 2019-20 fiscal. Of the total allocated, Rs 7,818 crore will be used for various plans and schemes.
This was the fifth time in a row that the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) government has allocated the highest share of the budget to the education sector.(File Photo)
This was the fifth time in a row that the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) government has allocated the highest share of the budget to the education sector.(File Photo)
Updated on Feb 27, 2019 08:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar

Education the biggest gainer in Delhi budget: new schemes, courses announced, details here

“Education was, is and will always be our top priority. Keeping people illiterate has been a strategy of political parties as of now. But, our government wants to change the face of politics by brining education in the mainstream,” Manish Sisodia said.
Manish Sisodia presenting the annual budget of Delhi on Tuesday(HT)
Manish Sisodia presenting the annual budget of Delhi on Tuesday(HT)
Updated on Feb 26, 2019 07:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar

Education, social welfare depts best performers, PWD at bottom of chart, says Delhi govt report

The Delhi government gave a department-wise report on the progress of its programmes and schemes in the second edition of its outcome budget, presented in the assembly on Monday.
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, while affirming that most government projects were on track, also announced that from next year, people would get to track all capital projects online from the day of their conception.(Sushil Kumar/HT Photo)
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, while affirming that most government projects were on track, also announced that from next year, people would get to track all capital projects online from the day of their conception.(Sushil Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 26, 2019 07:31 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Directorate of Education seeks action against Shahdara school for violating rules

The school, Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya (Babu Ram) Bholanath Nagar, was recently inspected by DoE officials. As per the inspection report signed by the DoE director Sanjay Goel, the school was found to be in a “bad shape”.
The walls in the classrooms and verandas had red stains caused by betel spitting, some toilets at the school had no doors, no books were issued from the library since September last year, the report said.(Picture for representation)
The walls in the classrooms and verandas had red stains caused by betel spitting, some toilets at the school had no doors, no books were issued from the library since September last year, the report said.(Picture for representation)
Published on Feb 25, 2019 02:02 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Innovation should spur tech breakthroughs in education : IT minister

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday urged field officers of National Informatics Centre (NIC) to use innovative thinking to bring new, path-breaking and affordable solutions in areas like primary education, agriculture and healthcare.
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday urged field officers of National Informatics Centre (NIC) to use innovative thinking to bring new, path-breaking and affordable solutions in areas like primary education, agriculture and healthcare.(PTI file)
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday urged field officers of National Informatics Centre (NIC) to use innovative thinking to bring new, path-breaking and affordable solutions in areas like primary education, agriculture and healthcare.(PTI file)
Published on Feb 21, 2019 06:12 PM IST
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PTI, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Nobody permitted to make a mockery of medical, legal education, says SC

To this, the bench said that if that is the case then it may bar such colleges from taking admissions from next year.The court asked Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand to reply to the report filed by MCI within four weeks
It had asked MCI to carry out an inspection after three months to verify if the state governments had rectified the deficiencies pointed out by it.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
It had asked MCI to carry out an inspection after three months to verify if the state governments had rectified the deficiencies pointed out by it.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
Published on Feb 18, 2019 07:30 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

This boy is scripting his future with his feet!

A 12-year-old boy, Aadarsh Kumar, is setting a unique example of how grit and a positive attitude can make a difference in one’s life. The young boy lost the use of both hands due to meningitis when he was just 4. His parents lost all hope of a formal education for him, as he could not hold a pencil / pen properly.
Aadarsh taking down notes in class with his toes.(HT Photo)
Aadarsh taking down notes in class with his toes.(HT Photo)
Published on Jan 17, 2019 12:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow

Real education is how to become creative, former UK PM Tony Blair tells school kids

Real education is about how to become creative, said the ex-UK prime minister Tony Blair, adding that creativity comes from open and not closed minds. He said his programme is ultimately about teaching people how to have open minds.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair seen interacting with students, at Tagore International School, in New Delhi on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair seen interacting with students, at Tagore International School, in New Delhi on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 10, 2019 12:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar tops Niti Aayog’s achiever district list

The government think-tank said the districts have been ranked on parameters including health and nutrition, education, agriculture and water resources, financial inclusion and skill development, and basic infrastructure.
The 20 bottom-ranked districts included nine districts from Bihar, five from Jharkhand and three from Odisha.(Sushil kumar/Hindustan Times)
The 20 bottom-ranked districts included nine districts from Bihar, five from Jharkhand and three from Odisha.(Sushil kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 27, 2018 02:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak

UP: Primary school using board game to create career awareness in students

Fun-filled learning: Kids encouraged to take the ‘ladder’ of hard work without worrying about the hurdles represented by snakes
Teachers at the Primary School Perai are using the game to motivate students to be successful in life by climbing the simple ladder of hard work, without worrying too much about the hurdles -- represented by snakes.(HT)
Teachers at the Primary School Perai are using the game to motivate students to be successful in life by climbing the simple ladder of hard work, without worrying too much about the hurdles -- represented by snakes.(HT)
Published on Dec 17, 2018 06:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow

43 Delhi schools barred from starting nursery admission process

These private unaided schools in Delhi have not uploaded the eligibility criteria - a mandatory guideline- on their websites even after the extended deadline.
Delhi’s Department of Education officials said the barred schools will not be allowed to start with admissions for the session 2019-20 unless there are some clear reasons justifying their act.(HT Photo)
Delhi’s Department of Education officials said the barred schools will not be allowed to start with admissions for the session 2019-20 unless there are some clear reasons justifying their act.(HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 17, 2018 03:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Principal speak: We aspire to modernise education, says Shikha Jain, director, IMDR

Jain says that her institution wants to create managers who will in turn create opportunities for growth and not wait for it to happen.
Our students are ready for the corporate world and their quick response to real business scenarios is par excellence, says Shikha Jain.(HT Photo)
Our students are ready for the corporate world and their quick response to real business scenarios is par excellence, says Shikha Jain.(HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 07, 2018 04:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari

Maharashtra approves 16% Maratha quota in jobs and education

The bill provides for reservation of seats for admission in educational institutions and posts in public services to Marathas who have been declared as socially and educationally backward class of citizens.
The reservation to the community that comprises around 32% population of the state, has been granted on the basis on the report by the Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission that has declared it as socially and educationally backward.(HT File Photo)
The reservation to the community that comprises around 32% population of the state, has been granted on the basis on the report by the Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission that has declared it as socially and educationally backward.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 29, 2018 07:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Faisal Malik

Alumni connect: Happy to give back to Pune city which gave me good education, says Pankaj Nande

Says he considers himself fortunate for having got the opportunity to develop the Metro project for the city
Pankaj Nande studied architecture in Bharti Vidyapeeth .(HT Photo)
Pankaj Nande studied architecture in Bharti Vidyapeeth .(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 23, 2018 04:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari

Sachin Tendulkar feels sports and education should go hand in hand

A UNICEF brand ambassador, Tendulkar was in the capital to celebrate the World Children’s Day.
Sachin Tendulkar plays a friendly football match organised by UNICEF on the occasion of World Children's Day.(PTI)
Sachin Tendulkar plays a friendly football match organised by UNICEF on the occasion of World Children's Day.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 21, 2018 10:38 AM IST
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New Delhi | By PTI

New rule on right to education to cause delay in admission process

Prior to this, the admission procedure had a total of four regular admission rounds. However, the GR has now revised the process with three regular admission rounds and an FCFS round post that. The changes will be applied across all schools in the state from the academic year 2019-20.
Irked by norms of additional inspection and mandatory submission of Aadhaar details in the new government resolution, for admissions under the right to education (RTE) quota, city experts reveal flaws that can delay the process(HT/PHOTO)
Irked by norms of additional inspection and mandatory submission of Aadhaar details in the new government resolution, for admissions under the right to education (RTE) quota, city experts reveal flaws that can delay the process(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 09, 2018 02:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua

Gender gap in Indian formal sector worse than global average, LinkedIn data shows

Every industry sector in India employs more men than women. Moreover, the gender gap among Indian professionals is worse than the global average in every sector.
Of the 115, only two industries have almost equal proportion of men and women: Primary and Secondary Education has 46% men, while Human Resources has 51%.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Of the 115, only two industries have almost equal proportion of men and women: Primary and Secondary Education has 46% men, while Human Resources has 51%.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 14, 2018 07:23 PM IST
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By Arjun Srinivas and Samarth Bansal

We must study other cultures to boost education, says President Ram Nath Kovind

India must maintain harmony with the rest of the world in order to improve its quality of education, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Saturday.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said India must maintain harmony with the rest of the world in order to improve its quality of education.(PTI)
President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said India must maintain harmony with the rest of the world in order to improve its quality of education.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 04, 2018 12:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Nitika Kakkar

Education most potent tool to ensure peace in society: Junior HRD Minister Satyapal Singh

Education is the most potent tool to ensure peace in society and a country, junior HRD minister Satyapal Singh said on Sunday.
Education is the most potent tool to ensure peace in society and a country, junior HRD minister Satyapal Singh said on Sunday.(HT file)
Education is the most potent tool to ensure peace in society and a country, junior HRD minister Satyapal Singh said on Sunday.(HT file)
Updated on Oct 28, 2018 08:38 PM IST
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PTI, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Alcohol ban, free education on Congress’s Chhattisgarh poll plank

Chhattisgarh goes to the polls in two phases, on November 12 and 20, and the Congress is looking to come back to power after 15 years of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rule.
The Congress is likely to promise total prohibition of liquor, free education to girls, food processing units in Maoist-affected areas, a farm loan waiver within 10 days of forming government, and an increase in the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy by a record Rs 2500 per quintal, in addition to a bonus, in its manifesto for Chhattisgarh, party leaders familiar with matter said.(HT File Photo)
The Congress is likely to promise total prohibition of liquor, free education to girls, food processing units in Maoist-affected areas, a farm loan waiver within 10 days of forming government, and an increase in the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy by a record Rs 2500 per quintal, in addition to a bonus, in its manifesto for Chhattisgarh, party leaders familiar with matter said.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 02:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi

Kids in Rajasthan urge parties to include health, education in manifesto

In a booklet of demands, availability of free sanitary pads, construction of toilets in schools and electricity in villages were some of the major demands put forward by students.
Children delegates at the 'DASHAM - Children's participation in Democracy,' at Totuka Bhawan , in Jaipur.(Himanshu Vyas/HT photo)
Children delegates at the 'DASHAM - Children's participation in Democracy,' at Totuka Bhawan , in Jaipur.(Himanshu Vyas/HT photo)
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 10:17 AM IST
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Jaipur | By HT Correspondent

Quality education, health services drive family size in India

Real progress happens in states with high literacy and when people regard fertility a conscious choice that they can control. Reliable methods of contraception must also be widely available.
How India’s populations story plays out depends on its young population.(HT Photo)
How India’s populations story plays out depends on its young population.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 17, 2018 11:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
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