Earlier, the FCT Permanent Secretary, Sir Chinyeaka Christian Ohaa, expressed concern over the backlog of graduands of the institution who had completed their NCE programmes, from 2010 to date, while calling on the management to work hard at ensuring that convocation and other such important activities of the college are not delayed. … [Read more...] about FCT to domesticate National Teacher Education Policy
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State school education minister Varsha Gaikwad was at Friday’s inauguration in the city For a centralised e-learning system of lectures to all students in the state, Balbharati has launched a virtual classroom, run out of a Pune-based studio. Some 752 schools are set to benefit from this initiative, which has initially been started in 195 zilla parishad schools. Balbharati will select teachers to conduct the advanced lectures for the master class. The E-Balbharati studio has been developed at Shivajinagar at a place that earlier hosted the Balchitravani office. It hosts three studios for lectures of different subjects at a time. State school education minister Varsha Gaikwad inaugurated these virtual classrooms on Friday. Students of 15 ZP schools were connected to the ceremony virtually, and participated in a QnA session with the minister. Also introduced at the same time were audiobooks for classes VIII to IX, beneficial for visually impaired students. Balbharati director … [Read more...] about Virtual classrooms, audiobooks launched by Balbharati; TV channel in the pipeline
Many institutions employed staff to compare their results and data with others, Hillman said, and if a university found itself slipping down the rankings – such as on the proportion of firsts or 2:1s awarded – there was an incentive to improve. … [Read more...] about Number of UK degree students receiving firsts soars
On Thursday, Trump took action along the lines he set out in that early tweet, signing an executive order directing federal agencies to “take appropriate steps” to make sure that colleges receiving research funding from the federal government are promoting “free inquiry.” But the order essentially asks colleges to do what they’re already required by law to do, and it is still unclear whether there will be any enhanced policing of colleges by federal agencies as a result. The order does not have any impact on federal student-aid programs. … [Read more...] about Trump’s Redundant Executive Order on Campus Speech
But starting in 2011, the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights began to insist that colleges would run afoul of Title IX and risk losing federal funding unless they adjudicated cases using the weaker “preponderance of the evidence” standard. … [Read more...] about What Should the Standard of Proof Be in Campus Rape Cases?