Friday, 19 Oct 2018
Category: Tech & Education

XLRI conducts national conference on social entrepreneurship

A 3-day ‘National Conference on Social Entrepreneurship (NCSE)’ was conducted at XLRI-Xavier School of Management in Jamshedpur. The 8th edition of NCSE themed on “Social Innovations: Changing Lives and Society” witnessed around 150 social entrepreneurs, development sector professionals, academicians and students share their experiences, issues and challenges and discussed on building social entrepreneurship ecosystem.  The […]

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A glamorous global metropolis: why students love Hong Kong

Proudly branding itself as Asia’s world city, Hong Kong is famous for many things – from its savoury cuisine and efficient transport system to its modern city skyline, just to name a few. Under the glamorous billboards and ubiquitous skyscrapers of this fast-paced metropolis, the city is home to nine – soon to be 10 […]

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Finland ranked world's most literate nation

Finland is the world’s most literate nation, according to new research, with the UK coming in 17th, behind countries including the US, Canada and Australia. Home to Tove Jansson, the author of the much-loved Moomin books, and awidely praised education system, Finland topped a table of world literacy in a new study conducted by John […]

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Schools move lessons to local museums for learning experiment

Children have been learning alongside ancient artefacts and innovative artwork as part of research to investigate the benefits of going to school in a museum. Three schools have moved classes into their local museums to test whether it will boost pupils’ learning and also attract a new audience of visitors to museums, as part of […]

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Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw calls for twenty-something recruits to be fast-tracked into headships

Weak headeachers are responsible for too many of the country’s brightest teachers quitting the classroom, the chief schools inspector has warned, as the Government called for precocious twenty-something recruits to be fast-tracked into headships. Sir Michael Wilshaw, head of the education standards watchdog Ofsted, called for more “battlers, bruisers and battle-axes“ to be appointed to […]

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