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Thank you for Donation

Your thank you for a donation is part of your donor communication stream, and a chance to tell them more about your mission, and their impact. Donors want to know that the money they’ve given is making a difference, so reference how you’ll use it.

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Are we really serious about our children’s education?

I am afraid, not quite. As a mother and a stakeholder in the Indian education sector I feel really concerned about the state of the country’s education infrastructure. To begin with, our education system is a legacy of the British rule. However, we could never find the time to customize it to our requirements. The National Policy on Education…

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IIMC joins Google News Lab University Network

Google’s News Lab would equip IIMC students with the knowledge of important online tools such as Google Search, Google Trends, Google Maps and Google Earth The premier media institute, Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) has joined a group of 46 communication schools from around the world in the recently announced Google News Lab University Network. “In this era…

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Over 2,000 faculty positions in IITs, 3,000 in NITs lying vacant

Out of the sanctioned 5,073 faculty positions in IITs, 2,671 are vacant. Over 2,000 faculty positions in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are lying vacant while more than 3,000 positions are to be filled up in the National Institutes of Technology (NITs). The vacancies at Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) stands at 212, Minister of State for Human…

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‘Everything is going down’: Global test shows negative trends in US education

American students have a math problem. The latest global snapshot of student performance shows declining math scores in the US and stagnant performance in science and reading. “We’re losing ground — a troubling prospect when, in today’s knowledge-based economy, the best jobs can go anywhere in the world,” said Education Secretary John B. King Jr. “Students in Massachusetts, Maryland,…

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11 points by Prakash Javadekar on education in India

Education is not the political agenda, it is the national agenda. We do not do politics on Education, said Prakash Javadekar at AAJ Tak Agenda recently. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar spoke on the changing pattern of studies at the AAJ Tak Agenda. After the Right to Education Act was implemented, he confirmed 98 percent of the students have…

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Singapore Top in Global Education Rankings

Singapore has the highest achieving students in international education rankings, with its teenagers coming top in tests in maths, reading and science. The influential Pisa rankings, run by the OECD, are based on tests taken by 15-year-olds in more than 70 countries. The UK remains a middle-ranking performer – behind countries such as Japan, Estonia, Finland and Vietnam. OECD…

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Retired teachers can now fill gaps in government schools

The Delhi government allowed principals of government schools to appoint retired teachers based on the vacancies. This was done so that education is not affected due to a shortage of teachers. The decision was announced by the Delhi education minister Manish Sisodia at the annual day event of Shaheed Captain Hanifuddin Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya, Mayur Vihar Phase I. If…

4 Tricky Ways to Engage the Distracted Students That the School Management May Allow

Is your most intelligent lot getting swayed by trivial and unimportant things in the class? And rest of the students simply daydreaming while you are trying to teach them a science concept? Stop blaming your teaching skills for their inattentive nature. And for God’s sake, the issue is not also in the subject matter or the content. The real…

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5 Interesting Ways to Teach Respect to the Disrespectful 2-Year-Old

“It’s not always what they say but how they say that matters.”Have you ever heard of this phrase ?  Well, this holds true for adults but if you are expecting considerate or respectful behaviour from a 2-year-old then you might not get the required results. That’s because their language skills are still developing and they do not know how to tactfully talk their…