Education

Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative Leads Investment of $ 50 million In Education Startup Byju’s...
10 Sep 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 449 Views

Education startup Byju’s has raised around $ 50 million (Rs 332 Cr ) from series of investors Chan Zuckerberg Initiatives (CZI), Sequoia Capital, Sofina, Lightspeed Ventures and Times Internet Ltd.It is the first investment of CZI which was founded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, in Asia.The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative supports innovative models of learning wherever they are around the world," said CZI's Vivian Wu, who will join Byju's board. Byju's represents a..

IIM-A ties up with NIIT and Hughes for E-learning courses...
05 Jun 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 252 Views

The premier education institute in India, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), will come up with NIIT and Hughes for professional E-learning programmes in coming months. The technology company NIIT and Hughes are prominent names in delivering distance educational programmes and picked up by IIM-A in the process of transforming education with the new era of synchronous studio-to-classroom format.According to reports, IIM-A signed an agreement with Hughes Communication India limited,..

Movies and Technology - The never ending dual!...
09 Oct 2015 Published by Yuvan Subramani 310 Views

                                          We all have seen movies before. Some of us just love movies for the fun of it. Some really like the various elements that go behind the making of a movie, or something that could be more field-specific and technical and analytical could also interest us. Some of us, are a unique mix of both of these, where we love the movies for their technical and re..

m-Tutor: A big step forward in the online education platform!...
01 Oct 2015 Published by Yuvan Subramani 270 Views

 The Internet, albeit a few drawbacks like invasion of privacy and personal safeguarding problems, as such,, has always been the way to go forward for any type of educational project: be it a research, or a doubt, or even the simplest of assignments, one can always rely on this network of integrated modules of computers for the solutions.  Despite a few ambiguities still lingering around regarding the content on the net, which gave rise to a very cliched phrase "Don't believe ever..

'E-Vidyavahini' A Digital India Mission...
20 Sep 2015 Published by Aprajita Dixit 290 Views

One more step was taken in the direction of 'Digital India Mission' when Faridabad deputy commissioner Amit Kumar launched 'E-Vidyavahini', a computer literacy vehicle that will travel to the urban and rural belts of the district.  The bus is aimed at starting the computer training on wheels. The bus is equipped with 20 laptops, one LCD and is connected with internet facility, and it can enable computer learning for 20 students at a time. This moving computer training instit..

AISECT University wins the World Education Awards 2015 for integrating skill development in higher education framework...
03 Sep 2015 Published by J Ranjan 172 Views

Bhopal-based AISECT University has won the World Education Awards 2015 for introducing skill based higher education as compulsory credit courses for the first time in India. The award was received by AISECT University’s Vice Chancellor Prof V K Verma from Dr Richard Kerby (International Advisor to UN on Higher Education), Dr Abdullah Al Shilbi (Director General Higher Education, Ministry of Oman) and Dr Kalthoom Al Balooshi (EX, Education Authority, Govt of Dubai).Witnessing the need for intro..

Coliseum Sets Sights On Zero Waste Game Days, Events...
03 Sep 2015 Published by J Ranjan 121 Views

Industry standards define zero waste as diverting 90 percent or more of waste materials from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, composting or repurposing. The initiative builds on the university’s efforts to reduce the tons of waste produced each game day at the 92-year-old Coliseum, the ninth largest college football stadium.“Today, we’re glad to support sustainability efforts like the zero waste initiative and the university’s Green Team certification program,” said USC A..

Campus Connect brings leading Universities from the US, Europe and Singapore to tour Schools in India...
02 Sep 2015 Published by J Ranjan 136 Views

Campus Connect - India’s first registered Education Travel Company has taken an innovative step to contribute towards the rising graph of Indian Education System. Campus Connect in one of its kind initiative has brought together top ranking International Universities and Indian Students under one roof through the Urban India Undergraduate Recruitment Tour. The 12-day tour starting from September 7th, takes seven top International Universities from USA, Europe and Singapore to visit 22 schools..

Hiring is back! Up by 8% after a five-month slump: TimesJobs RecruiteX...
01 Sep 2015 Published by J Ranjan 115 Views

The year 2015 started off with an 11% increase in hiring activity in January. But a slump set in soon after and talent demand saw a drop of nearly 4% between February and June 2015. This gloomy scenario is finally witnessing a much-awaited revival.“After a five-month slump that impacted job sentiments across sectors, hiring activity is now regenerating again. We have observed this seasonal trend in the job market ever since we launched the RecruiteX report in 2011. The pre-appraisal and apprai..

IT- ITeS Sector Skill Council NASSCOM in association with TalentSprint launches Talent Acquisition Professionals Forum f...
30 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 151 Views

IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council (SSC NASSCOM) in association with TalentSprint, India’s leading Career Accelerator for Youth has launched an ambitious nationwide program for Talent Acquisition Professionals in the IT-BPM industry called the Talent Acquisition Professionals Forum or TAP Forum.There are over 30,000 Talent Acquisition Professionals in the IT-BPM industry who play a critical role in the success of organizations. A recent study revealed that recruiting is the most important human res..

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