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Ronnie Screwvala interview: 'Time for right models to emerge in ed-tech... Massive demand for two-year doctorate'

May 30, 2022 6:01 pm

upGrad chairperson Ronnie Screwvala talks about the course correction ed-tech companies are forced to take in times of uncertainty. He says that there is a greater demand for online learning in higher education these days.

UGC-NET 2022, board exams, Pakistan medical degrees and more: Top education news last week

May 02, 2022 10:00 am

Start of board exams 2022, Indian regulators warnings against Pakistan's medical degrees, start of UGC-NET registration, and more — a lot happened in the world of education this week. Here's a recap of all the major happenings.

CBSE syllabus change, CUET 2022 registration, UGC's warning and more: Top education news last week

April 25, 2022 9:16 am

KEAM 2022, CUET 2022 registration, UGC's warning against Pakistan institutions, and more — a lot happened in the world of education this week. Here's a recap of all the major happenings.

In Budget 2022, Finance Minister increases allocation for education sector, stresses on digital learning

February 02, 2022 10:21 am

The announcements made by Sitharaman include expansion of the PM e-VIDYA initiative, proposal to launch a "digital university" and development of e-content in all Indian languages.

Education Outlook 2022: Future of EdTech sector, digital learning and beyond

January 02, 2022 9:43 am

2021 marked a paradigm shift towards EdTech and the trend will strengthen in 2022. More students will realize that traditional offline players haven't built the capability to provide the support needed in these hyper-competitive times

With schools reopening, edtech platforms focus on holistic curriculum to attract new-age learners

October 21, 2021 7:16 pm

Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, parents are majorly concerned about the safety of their kids and edtech platforms have well understood their needs. Mapping the necessities of holistic education in the online mode of learning, these platforms have stretched in domains other than academics.

Boom in Ed-Tech gets bigger: M&As, fundraises soar, way above 2-year total

October 17, 2021 7:18 am

During the first nine months of 2021, the ed-tech sector saw mergers and acquisitions worth more than $3.35 billion, more than three times the consolidated amounts raised in the last two years — $416 million in 2020 and $783 million in 2019.

Education Ministry report: At least 40% school kids in 7 states lack access to digital devices

October 09, 2021 10:07 am

The report, Initiatives by the School Education Sector in 2020-21, shows that the digital divide has hit some states disproportionately hard, while a few may have coped well due to adequate availability of smartphones and television sets.

How online education can give disabled children greater learning opportunities

September 28, 2021 7:19 am

Feza T Azmi writes: Among other things, it becomes possible to access learning from the safety and comfort of their homes, saving them from unnecessary inhibitions in attending physical schools.

From teaching a faceless class to lessons beyond the classroom: teachers share stories of over one year of remote working

September 05, 2021 11:36 pm

The period between March and May 2020 was one of rigorous learning for teachers with the shift to unfamiliar video-conferencing platforms.