IDP launches digital campus in Chennai
IDP looks at connecting students with the right course at the right institution in the right country. IDP Education's CEO, Andrew Barkla said that the company is focused on creating a platform that is a 'connected community' where students, counsellors and parents can interact. Eventually, he said the company would be keen to add employers to this community as well.
Venture takes music education mainstream
FSM’s team of musicians began giving lessons in Mumbai schools before expanding to more cities. Toda...
Digital risk management strategy required: Deloitte India
The ‘Through the Risk Lens’ paper says that half of the workforce is likely to be m...
Become thinkers and not just officers: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad asked the young officers to become "thinkers" instead of just "officers" and help in the country's drive towards innovation and technology led growth. He also asked the government officers to create patents and think of ways in which BharatNet can be taken to the last mile or how corprorates can be part of the Digital Village programme.
HRD minister launches draft 'Industry Guidelines on Digital Learning'
The 2018 event was an international conference organised by the UNESCO, the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) and the Andhra govt. On the occasion of the 40th UNESCO general conference in Paris, the roundtable was jointly organised by the governments of Finland and India, in partnership with UNESCO and MGIEP.
IL&FS gets creditors' approval for sale of education biz
Schoolnet India Ltd (erstwhile IL&FS Education & Technology Service Ltd) would be sold to CPPPL.
Tally Solutions signs MoU with the ICAI to promote digitization
The initiative is aimed at propelling the use of technology among chartered Accountants thereby bringing in greater efficiency in their practice.
Blackstone picks up 37.5% stake in Aakash Educational
"The deal values AESL at USD 500 million and Blackstone has paid Rs 1,350 crore for the 37.5 per cent stake," a source said.
Cognizant to double investment in technical education
Company's CEO has asked its employees to pledge to learn one new skill each quarter.
Education is not mapped to the market, says Mona Mourshed, president & CEO, Generation
Generation's Mona Mourshed explains how skilling challenges can be tackled and how people can be made job-ready. Generation aims to bridge the education-to-employment gap by gauging the demand for profiles at the employer end.
IIM Bangalore launches a programme with Gabelli School of Business
“The programme, with its accent on conceptual building blocks and immersive learning experience through field trips and projects, will fill the long-felt need for a quality programme in the Fintech space in India,” said Madan Mohan Raj, chief programme officer, executive education programmes at IIMB.
'Chennai-Andaman submarine cable system project to be completed by 2020'
NEC Corporation, the parent company of NECTI, will manufacture the optical submarine cable at its facility in Japan and provide technical assistance during the turnkey implementation, Atushi Kuwahara, Head of Administration, Submarine Network Division, NEC Corporation told PTI in Tokyo.
Freshers and students log on to upskill
Edtech companies like upGrad and Great Learning are now introducing courses for students that cost as low as 10% of the original versions. Students enrol on the platforms directly or through the colleges. Catering to the limited time in hand, courses are designed such that they are shorter and more intensive, getting wrapped up in under six months.
RIL's digital business rejig to bring platform apps onto investor radar, say analysts
The new structure will create the largest digital services platform company in India. The new entity will continue to work on technologies in areas like healthcare and education, while also looking at next-gen competencies.
Cisco joins hands DGT to facilitate digital learning
Cisco has signed a pact with Directorate General of Training (DGT) to facilitate digital learning for six National Skill Training Institutes (NSTI).
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