Newsletter November

A smart touch to rural schools
India’s education sector has grown at a phenomenal pace in the last few years. The industry was estimated at $54.20 billion in FY12. According to India Brand Equity Foundation, it is expected to nearly double to $95.80 billion by FY15 as demand for education is expected to take a leap.

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Lifting women's status through education
AHMEDABAD: Go back a century and you will find a completely different Ahmedabad apathetic towards women's problems. This is surprising as the city even then was the second-most important city in Bombay state, and the cultural and financial capital of what would later become Gujarat.

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CBSE ropes in Ramakrishna Mission to initiate value education for classes VII, VIII and IX
The CBSE seems to be trying out all means to ensure its students grow up with good values. The education board is now roping in Ramakrishna Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, to initiate value education for classes VII, VIII and IX.

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International schools focus on Cambridge syllabus
MUMBAI: Members of International Schools Association (MISA) conducted a workshop focusing on the syllabus as proposed by the Cambridge International Examination (CIE) board. The event was attended by member schools as well as the CIE regional manager for South Asia, William Bickerdike.

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