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Apr 28, 2016    0

The British Council today launched its new approach to teacher education and development, ‘Teaching for Success’, and underpinned Continuing Professional Development (CPD) frameworks for teacher educators and teachers.

The CPD framework for teachers is the organising principle of ‘Teaching for Success’, complemented by the CPD framework for teacher educators. Together, these frameworks represent the British Council...
Apr 28, 2016    0

The Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) Executive, in its recent meeting discussed the matter of Dr. G. N. Saibaba, Associate Professor, RLA College.

The DUTA Executive condemns the alleged attacks on Dr. G. N. Saibaba and other teachers of the college and the failure of the administration in preventing such incidents.
Apr 28, 2016    0

 IIT Madras has launched an “Institute Chair” in the institute’s Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Chair is established in the name of Venkataratnam Balaraman.  Balaraman, who is also the Chairman of Computer Age Management Services (CAMS), is a manager par excellence with a long and distinguished career as MD of Pond’s India Limited and thereafter as Director of Hindustan Unilever Limited. 

The most notable of his achievements is the large number of protégés who worked under him, absorbed his value systems, and went on to occupy positions of high leadership in India and abroad. The...
Apr 28, 2016    0

The Aligarh Muslim University Vice-Chancellor Lt Gen (retd) Zameer Uddin Shah has written to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav demanding either a CBI investigation or a probe by a Special Task Force “to trace the real instigators” behind the violent incident in the varsity campus.

Acknowledging that “some mistakes may have been made by University authorities” in controlling the violence on April 23, Shah said in the letter that he was “determined to set things back on track”...
Apr 27, 2016    0

It is likely that the Government is soon going to split the Medical Council of India (MCI) into a “leaner body” by restructuring it and segregating its powers to separate bodies.

Recently, a parliamentary standing committee came out with a damning report on MCI, stating its composition was “opaque” and “biased” against larger public health goals, the Union ministry of health...
Apr 27, 2016    0

Majority of B-schools in the country are producing sub-par graduates who are largely un-employable and therefore earning less than Rs 10,000 a month, if at all they find a job, a report by ASSOCHAM has stated.

The report blames the lack of quality control and infrastructure, low-paying jobs through campus placement and poor faculty as the major reasons behind India's unfolding B-school disaster.
India has...
Apr 27, 2016    0

Uttarakhand Governor Dr K K Paul has taken several initiatives including the institution of the governor's Best University Award based on the performance of the state universities in state.

 Governor K K Paul announced that for the year 2015, the award /running trophy has been given to G B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar and the university's VC, Dr Mangla Rai,...
Apr 27, 2016    0

The Patna University Teachers' Association (PUTA) and Patna University Employees' Association (PUEA) have threatened to launch a long-drawn agitation taking strong exception to the alleged "unsavoury" remarks of Patna University (PU) vice chancellor Y C Simhadri against university teachers and non-teaching staff.

The PUEA, at an emergency meeting demanded immediate removal of the VC failing which the employees would paralyse the functioning of the university.
Both the associations charged the VC with hurling...
Apr 26, 2016    0

The Union Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) has terminated the services of MANIT Director Appukuttan KK with immediate effect.

While not disclosing the specific reason behind his termination, Appukuttan KK has been asked to relinquish the post of director from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) and report...
Apr 26, 2016    0

The Andhra University is facing major challenge as it is dealing with the acute shortage of teaching staff.

The Andhra University is facing major challenge as it is dealing with the acute shortage of teaching staff.
Recently, it’s National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) rating has also been a...

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