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Arrival of e-commerce websites has widen the scope in photography, feels Sanat Ghosh dean IIPK


Kolkata, Dec 2 : International Institute of Photography Kolkata (IIPK) dean Sanat Ghosh said that he feels with the advent of e-commerce websites the passion for photography has now got transformed into a new career option. IIPK is a school dedicated to provide specialised training on commercial photography. “There are so many e-commerce websites now. The display of products through ...

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Cambridge University Press hosts ‘Cambridge Professional Development Day’

Mr. Lind speaking to the CIE teachers

New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 28 : Cambridge University Press conducted ‘Cambridge Professional Development Day’ a series of workshops across India for CIE school teachers. The workshops were conducted with a highly interactive and responsive style focussed on multiple topics by International Teacher Trainer – Simon Lind, Professional Development Manager, Cambridge University Press. The workshops – held in Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, ...

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Manipal University ties up with KEF Holdings


Manipal, Nov 27 : In a move that will work towards providing a cutting edge research & development facility to upcoming civil engineering and architecture students, Manipal University, a global player in education and health care, has tied up with KEF Holdings,a Singapore-based multinational holding company that specializes in innovative offsite construction technology,to set up a state of the art ...

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IGNOU to organise All Women Job Fair on Nov 24


Kolkata, Nov 22: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has said that it feels a pertinent need to give an opportunity to its women students to gain foothold in the industry. Accordingly, the Campus Placement Cell (CPC) is organizing an All Women Job Fair for the female students of Bachelor and Master Degree Programmes on Nov 24 at Convention Centre, ...

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IGNOU signs MoU with National Council for promotion of Sindhi Language


New Delhi, Oct 30 : The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Council for Promotion of Sindhi Language (NCPSL), MHRD, Government of India, for Sindhi Chair at the university’s headquarters in the capital. “When we are signing a MoU to take a lead in initiating activities in collaboration with the NCPSL ...

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NASA awards contract for research, education program support


Washington, Oct 24 : NASA has awarded the NASA Research Education Support Service (NRESS) contract to Arctic Slope Technical Services, Inc. of Beltsville, Maryland. “This is an 8(a) small business set-aside, cost-plus fixed-fee indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with a total value of $130 million. There is a 45-day phase-in period beginning on Dec. 17 and the period of performance ...

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Gender parity in education achieved in less than half the world’s countries: UNESCO


New York, Oct 13 : A new gender report compiled by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), shows that fewer than half the countries have achieved the goal of ensuring gender parity in both primary and secondary education before 2005. The new report Gender and Education for All (EFA) 2000-2015, compiled by UNESCO’s Global Monitoring Report (GMR) and ...

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Discovery Kids and WWF-India’s Wild Wisdom Quiz 2015 finishes on a high note with Quiz Master Arjun Kapoor


New Delhi, Oct 8 : The Discovery Kids and WWF-India’s Wild Wisdom Quiz 2015 culminated on Wednesday with the national finals being held at the WWF-India auditorium. The Wild Wisdom Quiz is an initiative of WWF- India and is India’s only wildlife quiz at the national level. It had a successful run in its 8th edition this year with more ...

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British Council with Open University co-host an evening to discuss development of teachers

Launch of report on Technology for professional development

New Delhi, Oct 7 : The British Council in collaboration with The Open University co-hosted an event to encourage debate and discussion around the use of technology for teachers’ professional development and within the classroom. The Open University showcased the TESS-India project, which focuses on the development of OERs for teachers of English, maths and science. At the event, the ...

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UN urges international community to invest in recruiting, empowering teachers


New York, Oct 6 : Marking the first World Teacher’s Day after the adoption of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, senior United Nations officials appealed to the international community to value, support, and empower teachers, “for it is they who will educate a new generation of children who, in turn, will carry forward all our goals to build a better ...

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