CHENNAI: Close to 10,000 Indians across the country who have completed their undergraduate medical education abroad are unemployed or under-employed. This is because they have not been able to clear the screening test mandated by the Medical Council of India (MCI). Now, the graduates plan to approach Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Parliament demanding that the test be scrapped.
Mamatha has a determined look on her face as she pays close attention to what her teacher is saying. She is only 11 years old but dreams of becoming a collector one day. Giving wings to her dreams —and to that of 100 other children like her — is The Museum School, a project by Bal Utsav, an initiative of Child Empowerment Foundation India (CEFI), a not-for-profit organisation.
Eligibility criteria and details of the format in which the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main-2013 for admission to engineering colleges will be held across the country were announced on Friday. The examination will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
New York: Indian-origin CEO of Datawind, the maker of India's low-cost tablet Aakash, Suneet Singh Tuli and Massachusettes Institute of Technology professor Anant Agarwal have been named by Forbes magazine among the 15 "classroom revolutionaries" who are using innovative technologies to reinvent education for students and teachers globally.
In this video leading education theorist, Sir Ken Robinson, outlines the problems with formal education in the modern world.