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Lack of attention on education, health magnified in Modi rule, says Amartya Sen

Nobel-winning economist Amartya Sen said the lack of attention on social sectors had taken a “quantum jump in the wrong direction” since the BJP came to power and that despite

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Age and education affect job changes

A team from ETH Zurich in Switzerland and the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK analysed and compared the effects of individual characteristics and the economic context on

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Education narrative favoring wealthier, whiter states was just proven wrong

State education rankings published by organizations such as U.S. News and World Report or Education Week are highly influential. When education is discussed, whether the focus is teacher pay, unions, common core standards, or school choice, state education rankings are invariably

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Jamia women’s hostel form tells students to refrain from protests

The new application form for getting a berth at the women’s hostels at Jamia Millia Islamia University — released on Wednesday — asks students to take an undertaking ensuring that

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HRD ministry tightens rules against plagiarism, guilty can lose registration, job

The human resource development ministry has signed off on the University Grants Commission’s (UGC) rules regarding plagiarism, which say that student researchers who are guilty of plagiarism could lose their

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Why not being ‘scared’ of maths delivers big results

While teaching a primary school maths lesson, Angel Mok threw her students a curly question. She has never forgotten their response. “All of a sudden, the students from the Anglo background

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Overheard in the classroom: Feedback on courses, syllabi

Universities and institutes across the country are going beyond ‘listening’ to students and are making them stakeholders in designing and executing curriculums, allowing them to shape what they learn and

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