• Education
    €5m funding boost for higher education

    Up to €5m is being made available for investment in higher education. The funding boost aims to highlight the importance of innovation for the education system. The Education Minister Richard Bruton and Junior Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor have launched the new Higher Education and Innovation Fund. This means that €5m will be […]

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    Importance of education

    Sir: When I started thinking about why education is so important, I remembered my high school years when I used to spend almost five hours a month on math homework, wake up at 6:00 AM and get ready for my PSAL soccer game after school. I remembered my teachers, school subjects, the studying and the fun! […]

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    A Latur murder reveals the dark side of Maharashtra’s education system

    A 34-year-old private tutor, Avinash Chavan, who ran coaching centre “Step by Step” was shot dead on June 25 in Latur, the city which had caught the country’s attention two years ago because of severe water scarcity there. The police investigation has revealed that Chandankumar Sharma, owner of another coaching centre ‘Kumar Maths Class’, had […]

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    Education and jobs quotas will not improve orphaned children’s lot

    The Supreme Court will be deciding on whether orphaned children should be given reservation in education and in government jobs later in life. There are around two crore orphaned children in India, and about one crore “street children”. These numbers are estimates since India does not enumerate orphans, unlike many comparator and less developed economies—even […]

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    Hands-On Science to Improve Science Education Among Marginalised Children

    Rayagada (Odisha): The atmosphere shifted perceptibly when the Mobile Science Lab, with pictures of science activities and a telescope on both sides, entered a tribal residential school in Odisha’s Rayagada district on a regular school day. The school children watched every movement as the science coordinator and supporting staff went about organising that day’s science […]

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    Assam Board 12th Class Result Declared! Check Now

    The long wait of students coupled with anxiety will now come to an end as Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) has announced the result of 12th class 2017 for Arts, Science and Commerce streams! Students can now check the result using their roll number and date of birth. Know where to check Assam Board […]

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    Bihar Board Intermediate Class 12th compartment exam results of Science, Commerce announced at biharboard.ac.in

    Bihar Board Intermediate compartment examination 2017 results of Science, Commerce streams has been released on the official website – biharboard.ac.in. In the wake of the toppers scam, the BSEB had this year introduced stringent measures for fair examination and evaluation of students. The results of Class 12th were announced yesterday and this year the pass […]

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    JAC results 2017: Intermediate Science, Commerce Declared, Check At Jac.nic.in

    JAC Class 12 Intermediate Science and Commerce stream results have been declared in the official website. Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC), the organizing authority of the class 12 intermediate exams has declared the results in the official website of the council, jac.nic.in. The results can be accessed from the official website, jac.nic.in after entering the registration […]