Education campaign yields dividends

n 1951, a year after India became a republic, only 18.33 per cent of its 35.11 crore citizens could read. According to the 2011 census, 74.04 per cent of its 121.02 crore people can read. In 60 yea...

Bringing charter schools to Africa

Bridge International Academies is looking to boost charter schools in Africa and beyond.

Collaboration with US law firms will strengthen Indian firms: Ken Randall

Ken Randall , president/CEO, iLaw Global, a leading provider of legal education, and former dean of Alabama School of Law for 20 years, was recently in India to announce a tie-up with mylaw.net, an online legal learning start-up, to offer American Bar Association certified courses in the country.

US educators export charter school model to Africa

With kids around the world beset by poverty and poor education, Bridge International Academies seeks to boost charter schools in Africa and beyond.

Nadeem Tarin: Govt must focus on ‘inclusive growth’

Nadeem Tarin attending a function at Dunes International School with Kabir Bedi, an Indian film actor, in the Eastern Province. (AN photo) Nadeem Tarin’s life tells the story of the transformative power of education, philanthropy and business.

Education offers hope for Tibetans in India

Schools provide a crucial link for a scattered refugee community hampered by an unclear legal status.

IEEE Smart Village and Global Himalayan Expedition Help Himalayan Students Imagine Life with Electricity

PISCATAWAY, N.J.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- IEEE Smart Village today announced that an “education base” it has helped equip at a Himalayan boarding school is enabling children from remote, off-grid communities of Ladakh to develop an interest in renewable technologies and explore how various clean-energy solutions can bring lasting change to their home villages. IEEE Smart Village, formerly known as “CSI ...

Cost of 'free' education in New Zealand: $35,000 or more a child

Some children won't return to school next week because their struggling families can't afford to pay for basic items, says a budget adviser.The prediction comes as a report calculates a state-provided "free" education for a child...

India makes progress in bringing children to schools: UN

India has been able to decrease its number of out-of- school children by nearly 16 million between 2000 and 2012, driving the progress in South Asia, but it still has 1.4 million children not attending primary school, a United Nations report said.

Privatisation poses a threat to Indian education, says expert

Dr. V.P. Niranjan Aradhya, fellow at the Centre for Child and the Law, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, expressed concerns over increasing “threat” of privatisation of education...