Tuesday, 19 June 2012

May 2012

Intel India to mentor 7,000 girls

NEW DELHI: Intel India will mentor up to 7,000 girls through its Technology and Entrepreneurship Program launched recently in the Capital, says Shelly Esque, vice president at Intel, global director of the company's corporate affairs group and president, Intel Foundation. The programme will be conducted across 50 schools in and around Delhi.

PearsonEducation Services launches Teacher Certification Program in India
KOLKATA: Pearson Education Services, India's leading education and training services provider, has launched a 'teacher certification' program for the first time in India. The program certifies the proficiency of teachers in using technology in their classroom sessions.
For the past decade, Pearson has been providing education services customised for the Indian market. With the practice of certifying teachers for technology use, Pearson has taken a significant step towards improving curriculum delivery.

US helping India to establish community colleges
WASHINGTON: The United States is working with India to flesh out an initiative to set up hundreds of community colleges in India on the American pattern, according to state department spokesperson Victoria Nuland.
"Well, obviously, we support this initiative," she told reporters Tuesday when asked about the visit of education ministers from several Indian states to explore the possibility of opening such publicly funded two-year institutions that primarily attract students from the local community.

Top UK universities to visit city on April 26, 27
NAGPUR: UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), in joint collaboration with All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society (AISSMS), the Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) and NIT Business School, will conduct events for institutions from India and the United Kingdom on April 26 and 27 in the city.
The India-UK Education Partnership Forum will bring together educational institutions from Pune, Nagpur and other cities of western India and 13 British universities and colleges which have interest in developing educational partnerships. UKTI is the overseas business arm of the British government promoting overseas trade and high value investments. 

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