ABAI launches educational initiative to promote animation in India

ABAI launches educational initiative to promote animation in India

Starts ‘Train the Trainers’ program in Bangalore on April 21, aiming to create a holistic learning platform for aspiring animation trainers  BANGALORE, INDIA: Association of Bangalore Animation Industry (ABAI), the largest non-profit association to promote animation in India, is introducing first-of-its-kind educational initiative in Bengaluru city referred to as ‘Train the Trainers‘ and is actively […]

Stanford Seeking Indian MBA Applicants for Reliance Dhirubhai MBA Fellowships to Study at Stanford University

Stanford Seeking Indian MBA Applicants for Reliance Dhirubhai MBA Fellowships to Study at Stanford University

Stanford Graduate School of Business is seeking MBA candidates, who are citizens of India and interested in contributing to the country’s human and socioeconomic progress, to apply for the Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai MBA Fellowship. Fellows must commit to return to India within two years, and for at least two years, in order to leverage their new skills […]

Smartphone-type education system needed: Rahul Gandhi

Smartphone-type education system needed: Rahul Gandhi

“We need a smartphone type of education system – open and connected,” Rahul Gandhi today said pitching for sweeping reforms in education sector as he spoke to students through a webcast from Bangalore University. “The revolution that opened up the communication sector, took power out of the hands of 500 MPs and put it into […]

Vector announces its 34th All India Entrance Test for Admission to Advanced Embedded Systems course.

Vector announces its 34th All India Entrance Test for Admission to Advanced Embedded Systems course.

Awarded thrice “The Best Embedded Systems Training Institute in India” consecutively for 2013, 2012 & 2011 195-Companies hired in Mar 2013 – Mar 2014 Offering High Quality Practical Oriented Training on Latest Curriculum Entrance Exam schedule: Date of Test: 25th May 2014. Last Date to Apply online: 21st May 2014. Hall-Ticket Generation online: 22nd May 2014. […]

Parents protest against schools’ ‘self-minority’ tag

Parents protest against schools’ ‘self-minority’ tag

About 200 parents staged a protest outside the Block Education Office of South Range-3 here on Monday, demanding action against schools which have claimed minority status without the necessary approval from the competent authority.  Notices have been served on at least 10 schools, including Baldwin Boys’ and Girls’ School, Brigade School, St Mira School, St […]

Adding value to school and college holidays

Adding value to school and college holidays

Not only students, but even parents and some teachers, get fully involved in exams, focusing only on the studies ensuring  that nothing is amiss.  When the last exam finally gets over, there is a collective sigh of relief. Everyone wants to just relax. When someone asks what the future plans are, they often say, “Hey, […]

State Spending Rs 60k on Each Student in Govt Engg Colleges

State Spending Rs 60k on Each Student in Govt Engg Colleges

In the last eight years, there has been a 293 per cent increase in the per-student expenditure incurred by the state in the ten engineering colleges run by it. Last year, the government spent Rs 60,416 on each student. The cost per student in 2006 was Rs 15,364, according to the Directorate of Technical Education […]

HC Raps Govt Over School Dropouts

HC Raps Govt Over School Dropouts

The high court on Tuesday berated the State government for not taking effective steps to bring dropouts back to school and observed that “education has become a luxury and child labour compulsory” in the state. A division bench comprising Chief Justice D H Waghela and Justice B V Nagarathna passed directions to submit details on […]

3 Bangalore projects win Nasa prize

3 Bangalore projects win Nasa prize

Space City Bangalore, home to Isro and other aerospace organizations, has some reason to celebrate. Three projects by students of a school in K R Puram in East Bangalore have bagged prizes in Nasa’s Space Settlement Contest-2014. Of these, one project — ‘NEA ZOI’ — by two class eight kids Ayush Basavesh and R Jyothi […]