National Education Day: Four things you need to know

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:November 11, 2017 8:00 am National Education Day: The first IIT, IISc, School of Planning and Architecture and the University Grants Commission were established under Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s tenure. On November 11 every year, India celebrates the national education day with institutions across the country conducting…

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There’s a caste system in higher education: Ambedkar Uniersity Delhi Vice Chancellor

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:November 11, 2017 5:08 am Menon said Indian higher education resembled the society. (Representational image) Ambedkar University Delhi Vice-Chancellor Shyam Menon Friday said the frequent “fiats” from the University Grants Commission to celebrate various days was a “mindless attempt to control and standardise”. JNU professor Niraja Gopal…

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New education policy to boost private sector participation

New Delhi, November 10:   The government is in the process of finalising the new national education policy that will focus on encouraging private sector participation and making India’s education system learner-centric instead of teacher-centric, a senior official has said. Addressing a three-day event of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, N Saravana…

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