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08Dec2016

Healthy Parenting Benefits all, especially the Underserved Families

  A new study from Oregon State University suggests that parenting education benefits families from low-income or otherwise underserved populations. According to the study, parenting education can promote the well-being and strengthen families to prevent child abuse and neglect.  For the study, researchers examined a sample of more than 2,300 parents who participated in a
  • 8 Dec, 2016
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01Dec2016

An App for Registering Education Related Complaints

Education related complaints such as the hike in school fees , injustice towards students, issues related to admission, or malpractices can now be registered via mobile app. This android app was launched by the Forum for Fairness in Education(FFE), especially for parents, students, teachers and school management. At first, they need to register it and
  • 1 Dec, 2016
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  • education app, mobile app,
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24Nov2016

Smart School Activities Ramping Up in the Education Sector!

Looks like the education sector is gearing up to embrace technology like never before. While smart classrooms were inaugurated for the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) primary school during october end, the Education department in Ernakulam, Kerala is planning to convert hundreds of classrooms smart. Elsewhere, Samsung selected 14 institutions for smart school program in
  • 24 Nov, 2016
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27Oct2016

Summit Basecamp – Facebook’s Education Software for Schools Raises Privacy Concerns

Following the gradual evolution of education software, Facebook had introduced Summit Basecamp with the help of Facebook engineers. It was warmly welcomed by the US audience, as several schools signed up for the software. But now, some parents have raised privacy concerns about Basecamp. Related News: Job Search and Educational Content Platform Chosen for Facebook’s FbStart
  • 27 Oct, 2016
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20Oct2016

India Signs MoU Over the Use of Russian IT Technology for Smart City

  India and Russia have inked a Smart City pact this week, which grants cooperation of Russian IT companies with which the Government can avail crucial technological benefits for its Smart City projects.  The deal was signed as a result of bilateral talks between the two countries, at the 17th annual bilateral summit in Goa,
  • 20 Oct, 2016
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  • annual bilateral summit, smart city, urban development,
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18Oct2016

Education Index in the Works to Rank States

  The HRD Ministry has plans to rank all the states on education in collaboration with the Government policy think tank Niti Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India). An education index would be set up entirely on the basis of performance factors, including education quality, school infrastructure, and learning outcomes. Read Also: World Students Day
  • 18 Oct, 2016
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  • Education Index, HRD Ministry, Niti Aayog,
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15Oct2016

World Students Day Celebrated in Honour of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

  Today, the world celebrates Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s birth anniversary as students day. In honour of the man who always wished to be remembered as a teacher and who has made himself approachable to more than 18 million youngsters over the last 15 years of his life, United Nations recognized Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam's
  • 15 Oct, 2016
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  • APJ Abdul Kalam, missile man of India, world students day,
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11Oct2016

Job Search and Educational Content Platform Jobsenz Chosen for Facebook’s FbStart Programme

  Jobsenz, targeting the Indian, Sri Lankan, and Bangladeshi job and educational markets will now get a funding of $40,000 under the Facebook’s FbStart program. The program that was launched by Facebook in the year 2015, seeks to support mobile startups by providing various services and credits to build and grow their apps. Amazon, Dropbox,
  • 11 Oct, 2016
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  • facebook, FbStart programme, Jobsenz,
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06Oct2016

Bureau of Indian Standards Raises ‘SMART’ Tag Procurement Bar for Cities

  With the release of Bureau of Indian Standards' (BIS) new draft, National Standards for Smart Cities on September 30th, it is expected that the criteria for cities to procure smart tag will be raised higher than those set under the government’s Smart City Mission. Read Also:  Crossing the River of Misery: Parents Risk Life
  • 6 Oct, 2016
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04Oct2016

Crossing the River of Misery: Parents Risk Life to Get Their Children Educated

  Dropping their wards every day to school is a life threatening task for the parents in the tribal majority village, Jadugoda in Naxal-hit Potka Block in the East Singhbum District of Jharkhand. Inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ slogan; parents swims across the River Sankh, carrying their children in a
  • 4 Oct, 2016
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  • Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao, tribal,
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