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News | State of Teacher Training in India

All the more reasons for teachers to take their professional development in their own hands. Being the key stakeholders in education, teachers have a significant opportunity available to them to initiate ways and means to help improve their performance and help focus not just on completing the syllabus, but ensuring (more…)

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News | Educators Weigh iPad’s Dominance of Tablet Market

While some regions and countries are still developing a strategy for the use of tablets in education, in the US, educators are looking at the impact of the use of iPads in school, and considering what the next “thing” in education would be. Some interesting statistics and implications of the (more…)

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Awards | Pearson Teaching Awards 2013

Calling all schools and everybody who knows of a teacher who deserves to be acknowledged. The last date for the Pearson Teaching Awards 2013 has been extended to 25th September, 2013. “The Pearson Teaching Awards for teaching excellence aims to recognize and celebrate teaching as the noblest profession in India (more…)

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NewsLink | Tablets for Young Children

Today’s Hindustan times (Page 8, Mumbai Edition) carried an article of the use of tablets for 5-year olds. While it is encouraging to see the use of technology in the classroom, it has also sparked off a debate about the effect of such devices on the child’s mental development. We (more…)

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NewsLink | USAID Education Partnership for Indian Teachers

An education partnership aimed at teacher education reform and improving educational outcomes. The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced today a new $4.3 million partnership with Arizona State University‘s (ASU) Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College to share educational best practices with Indian teachers. via (more…)

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Innovation in Class by an Engineering Student

Kavya Chayanam, a 23 year old electrical engineering student spends her time drawing art on classroom walls of government schools. She says “I want children to come to schools and learn lessons in rooms filled with colours and pictures they like.” Read the story to see how she does her (more…)