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Playschools at war over trademark

Posted on September 18th, 2017 in Education |

Yogesh Sadhwani, September 18, 2017

Source: Mirror

District Court has for now restrained the smaller player from using logo or teaching material of the chain
Achain has sued a smaller entity for us ing its registered trademark, logo and training material. On one side is Shanti Juniors pre-school -an Ahmedabad based chain which has several playschools in the city -while on the other, there is EJuniors pre-school based out of Dhayari. Shanti Juniors has filed a suit in the district court. Read the rest of this entry »

1,500 students participate in new-age tech festival

Posted on September 18th, 2017 in Education |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, September 18, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Hovercraft making, ethical hacking and 3D gaming were among the many things students learnt at MindSpark’17, an annual technology festival brought to you by The Times of India and organized by students of College of Engineering, Pune (CoEP).

Experts conducted as many as eight intense workshops on the latest advancements in new-age technologies on September 16 and 17. Read the rest of this entry »

Sakal Social Foundation holds edu material distribution prog

Posted on September 15th, 2017 in Education |

ST Correspondent, September 12, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

PUNE: Sakal Social Foundation (SSF), Social For Action and Anil Plastics and Enterprises organised an education material distribution programme for needy students at Hutatma Babu Genu School, Mahalunge Padwal village in Ambegaon taluka.

On behalf of Sakal Social Foundation and Anil Plastics and Enterprises, the students of Marathi and English medium schools in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad area were persuaded to give their old educational material to the needy students in rural and tribal areas. Read the rest of this entry »

Experts stress on need to let students choose careers as per their aptitude

Posted on September 15th, 2017 in Education |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, September 15, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : A consensus on letting students choose careers of their choice and not influencing their future in any way was drawn at the Times of India NIE Principals’ seminar held on Tuesday in the city. The seminar was attended by over 100 school principals.

Sports nutrition specialist and founder director of S.Q.U.A.T.S Jitendra Chouksey, one of the eight speakers at the seminar, narrated his own journey as a trailblazer choosing a less explored career option. Read the rest of this entry »

State-level non-teaching staff body to intensify stir

Posted on September 15th, 2017 in Education |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, September 15, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The state-level body of non-teaching staff, Maharashtra Rajya Madhyamik Shala Shikshketar Sanghatana Mahamandal, is set to intensify its agitation demanding appointment of clerks, peons, librarians and lab assistants in private aided secondary schools across the state.

“The Maharashtra government had banned recruitment of non-teaching staff about 14 years ago, leading to a complete breakdown of system at aided secondary schools,“ Mahamandal general secretary Shivaji Khandekar said at a news conference on Thursday . Read the rest of this entry »

Before Modi, HRD minister cuts in on students’ weekend

Posted on September 11th, 2017 in Education |

Meeta Ramnani, September 10, 2017

Source: Mirror
Event inaugurated by Prakash Javadekar saw classes IX and X in attendance, much to parents’ chagrin
Even as controversy surrounds a government circular in Uttar Pradesh, stating that students must compulsorily attend school on September 17, a Sunday, for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on his birthday, a prequel of sorts took place in Pune on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Educon conclave inaugurated in Singapore

Posted on September 9th, 2017 in Education |

ST Correspondent, September 09, 2017

Source : Sakal Times

SINGAPORE: Topics such as ‘Autonomy for Educational Institutions’ and ‘Ranking’ were discussed on the first day of ‘Educon 2017′ on Thursday. The academic conclave is organised to ponder over the ‘Challenge of Changes’ in higher education. Read the rest of this entry »

UGC issues guidelines for ‘institutions of eminence’

Posted on September 9th, 2017 in Education |

Piyush Bhusari,  September 09, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Kolhapur : The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released guidelines for creating a distinct category of deemed universities that will be called `Institutions of Eminence.’ According to a recent circular, renowned institutions will be given financial support of over Rs 500 crore to create world-class facilities in academics.

The institutes willing to apply will have to submit the application along with a hefty fee of Rs 1crore. Read the rest of this entry »

Teachers, please help expand minds and do not reject change

Posted on September 6th, 2017 in Education, Teachers |

Arun Nigavekar, September 05, 2017

Source: The Times of India

The UGC’s Orders On Skill-Based Education Have Left Universities And Colleges Confused
Mera desh badal raha hai“ is a well-meaning tagline favoured by prime minister Narendra Modi, and all ministers have endorsed it. One can certainly see signs of change. But India is a huge country , and our issues are rather complex.Education is a sector that’s facing many challenges. However, for solutions, we need to first understand what the challenges are. Read the rest of this entry »

Education trusts keen on starting new med colleges

Posted on September 4th, 2017 in Admission, Education |

Chaitanya Deshpande,  September 03, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Nashik : 450 Extra Seats Likely To Be Available

Aspiring medical students can look forward to at least 450 additional seats, and four new colleges in the state by the 2018-19 academic year. The numbers might even go up.Not only does it mean lesser competition for medical aspirants in the state, it also means better access to quality health services for citizens. Read the rest of this entry »