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Union HRD ministry launches LEAP initiative for higher education faculty

Dr. Satya Pal Singh, Minister of State, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, launched the Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP) and Annual Refresher Programme In Teaching (ARPIT) for higher education faculty in New Delhi on November 13. ARPIT is a unique initiative of online professional development of 15 lakh higher education faculty using the ..

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K Anvar Sadath wins 2018 International Contributions Award given by Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), USA

K. Anvar Sadath, the vice chairman and executive director of the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE), has won the 2018 International Contributions Award given by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), USA. He has been chosen for the award to recognize his outstanding contribution to the field of educational communication and ..

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Andhra Pradesh government to set up ‘iHub’ (the intelligent hub) for research and scientific learning

The Andhra Pradesh government will set up ‘iHub’ (the intelligent hub), a first-of-its kind global research centre for scientific learning with an initial investment of Rs 245 crore spread over five years. For this purpose, the state government has already collaborated with UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP). Some ..

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NCERT collaborates with Google to teach students digital safety

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has signed a pact with Google to integrate a course on ‘Digital Citizenship and Safety’ in information and communication technology curriculum. The integrated course will be implemented in more than 1.4 million schools across the country from next academic session in April 2018. NCERT has curriculum ..

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Assam signs agreement with Microsoft

The State Govt of Assam inked a pact with Microsoft Corporation India Private Ltd (MCIPL). Objective: To speed up Information and Communication Technology (ICT) adoption in schools. It is a one year association that will assist the Assam school education system to use ICT towards improving the standard of learning in schools. There will be ..

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