Tuesday, 19 June 2012

February 2012

Teacher Education Journal & Website Launched By Sibal

The launch of the journal ‘Voices of Teachers and Teacher Educators’ is an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to highlight the vital role of teacher education in India, as the country is poised to provide quality education to all its children, irrespective of gender, caste, creed, religion and geographies under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RtE), 2009.

OracleIndia to increase focus on Govt projects

Oracle will focus more on Government projects in India. “We have won several projects from Government departments and agencies to modernise their IT infrastructure, increase transparency and enhance service delivery,” Mr Sunil Jose, Vice-President (Applications), Oracle India, said.

'Meta-university' may start from next academic session: Kapil Sibal
NEW DELHI: The government today indicated the proposed 'meta-university' concept, which will enable a student to pursue cross-disciplinary programme simultaneously, will become a reality from the next academic session. "I am hopeful that by next academic year, we will be able to start the meta university," HRD Minister Kapil Sibal said at a function. 

Vocationaleducation: Kapil Sibal launches NVEQF
The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) , Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has launched the National Vocational Education Qualification Framework (NVEQF) to be implemented in polytechnics, engineering colleges and other colleges in the University systems from 2012-13.

China emerging as top medical studies centre for India, world
BEIJING: China is emerging as a major global hub for medical education as it boasts of more than 630 higher learning institutions from the stream with 1.76 million students, including thousands from India.
The medical institutes included over 280 colleges and over 350 secondary schools, the Chinese Ministry of Education (MOH) said today. There are 1.76 million students studying at medical institutes nationwide at present. China has been emerging as a major centre for medical education attracting students from abroad in recent years.

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