TBSE Class 10 result: Pass percentage dips to 59.59 from 67.3 last year; Akashdeep De is topper

The pass percentage in the madhyamik or Class 10 board examination was recorded at 59.59, a sharp decline from 67.3 in the previous year, results declared by the Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE) on Tuesday showed. The pass percentage also dipped in Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) […]

Education linked to higher risk of short-sightedness

The researchers say their study provides “strong evidence” that more time spent in education is a risk factor for myopia, and that the findings “have important implications for educational practices.” Myopia, or short-sightedness, is a leading cause of visual impairment worldwide. Currently, 30-50% of adults in the United States and […]

ANNOUNCED! Rajasthan Class 5 board result declared, here’s how to check

The Rajasthan Education Board announced class 5 results for Bikaner, Bharatpur and Alwar districts on May 5 and 6. The Districts Institute of Education & Training (DIET) results can be accessed directly here Here’s how to check: * Log on to Indiaresults.com * Click on Rajasthan on the homepage * You will […]

Delhi Government To Introduce ‘Happiness Curriculum’ In Its Schools

The entire curriculum will be purely activity-based and no formal examinations NEW DELHI:  Students in Delhi government-run schools will now get lessons on being ‘happy’ with the AAP dispensation planning to introduce a “happiness curriculum” for nursery to class 8 from upcoming academic session. Addressing a gathering at the Excellence in […]

JMI Honours Hotmail Founder Sabeer Bhatia

Sabeer Bhatia was conferred with Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI)’s highest award, ‘Imtiaz-e-Jamia’ NEW DELHI:  Founder of Hotmail, renowned entrepreneur and innovator, Sabeer Bhatia was conferred with Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI)’s highest award, ‘Imtiaz-e-Jamia’ for his ‘outstanding contributions to public service and for technological innovation for the benefit of the society’. US-based, […]

WC EDUCATION FOCUSED ON QUALITY MATRIC PASSES

CAPE TOWN – The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) says that it remains focused on quality matric passes. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will on Thursday announce the national senior certificate (NSC) results for the country. In 2016, just over 72% of matric pupils passed their national senior certificate exams. The Western Cape […]

Education Under The Tax Bill, For-Profit Colleges And More Women In Med School

Before you head out to celebrate the holidays and welcome the new year, here is our last weekly roundup of 2017. Education under the new tax bill Graduate students can breathe easier after learning that tuition waivers will remain tax-free, according to the final version of the House-Senate tax bill that passed […]