Newsletter December

CBSE’s new assessment method to test ‘strength’ of students...
Students of Classes IX and XI studying in schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will, for the first time, take the Open Text-Based Assessment (OTBA) in March 2014. Through this new method of assessment, the CBSE intends to “cater to the varied abilities of....

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Education System Needs to Shift Focus: Mantha
Focused skill development with employability is must for economic development of any country in the present day. The education system must shift its focus from the prevalent practice to a more pragmatic one, said Chairman of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Prof SS Mantha here on Wednesday....

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India needs to invest heavily in education, research: President Pranab Mukherjee
Asserting that there is no shortcut to success, President Pranab Mukherjee said the country needs to invest heavily in education, research and innovation to claim its rightful place as an advanced economy in the world. Speaking at an award function of NDTV to honour India's 25 Greatest Global Living Legends, the....

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India needs education investment: Glenn Hubard
Columbia Business School has no plans to set up campus in India, but will continue to enhance its research presence, says dean Glenn Hubbard, former head of the Council of Economic Advisors to ex-US president George Bush. He was in Mumbai to meet business people and alumni...

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