Home CATEGORIES Education and Skill Training

Education and Skill Training

Encouraging more STEM education for girls, Olay funds scholarships with India School EdTech unicorn LEAD to #STEMTheGap

Mumbai: Why are young girls presented with kitchen sets on their birthdays while boys are given toy robots or construction sets? Are our unconscious gender biases holding girls back? According to United Nations, in India women make up only 14% of the workforce in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). As a brand of...

Global CSR Report: Qualcomm supports education and innovation

Qualcomm is the world’s leading wireless technology innovator and the driving force behind the development, launch and expansion of 5G. When they connected the phone to the internet, the mobile revolution was born. Today, their foundational technologies enable the mobile ecosystem and are found in every 3G, 4G and 5G smartphone. Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT)...

Teachmint unveils ‘TeachBharat’ programme; aims free digitizing of 10,000 schools

Teachmint, an education infrastructure startup and the creator of the largest, global teaching-exclusive platform, today announced the launch of its program ‘TeachBharat’ in which the company pledges to digitize 10,000+ schools in India for free. With this, Teachmint aims at enabling over 2,00,000 teachers who in turn can empower over 50 Lakh children by...

National Science Day 2022 – Top Edtech Startups in India

National Science Day is celebrated every year on 28 February to commemorate the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’. The Government of India designated 28 February as National Science Day in 1986. On this day, Sir C.V. Raman announced the discovery of the 'Raman Effect' for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930....

CSR: Honda 2Wheelers India celebrates 3 years of Children’s Road Safety in Chennai

Instilling positive awareness on road safety and safe driving habits in the city, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) and Greater Chennai Municipal Corporation celebrated 3 glorious years of Children’s Road Safety & Traffic Park at Napier Bridge Kamarajar Salai, Chennai in the august presence of Srinivasan Ramamurthy (Executive Engineer, Greater Chennai...

Jaro Education announces ‘I Wish to Make a Difference’ CSR initiative to support over 1000 underprivileged children

Jaro Education, an executive education focused edtech company, announced an education initiative – ‘I Wish to Make a Difference’ as part of its annual CSR activity. The company will partner with over a hundred orphanages across India to support the academic needs of more than a thousand children. Jaro Education will fund the tuition fee...

78% employees want organizations to invest in upskilling programmes for hybrid work models

The pandemic has completely changed the future of work, making it clear that hybrid work models are here to stay. To be effective and productive contributors in the hybrid workplaces of the future, professionals will need to evolve an essential set of cognitive, social and behavioral skills to navigate ever-new challenges. Why is hybrid so...

Digital University to Impact the Future of Education System of India

An upgrade to the education system in India – especially higher education – was long overdue. The COVID-19 pandemic and resultant lockdown gave the authorities the excuse to do so. Taking upon the available opportunity, it was declared in Budget 2022 that India will have a digital university, one that would connect the local...

International Mother Language Day 2022 – For A Multilingual Education System in India

By RCM Reddy, MD and CEO, Schoolnet “If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn” – Ignacio Estrada The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, says that “Wherever possible, students till Class 5 in schools should be taught in mother tongue/regional language/local language.” UNESCO has been encouraging mother tongue...

Indian Army Enables Kashmiri Students to Pursue Medical Education with ‘Super 50’ Initiative

In a philanthropic move, the Indian Army is providing free preparation for medical competitive exams through the 'Army HPCL Kashmir Super 50' initiative in the northern districts of Kashmir. The Army is also offering financial assistance to students who are accepted into prestigious medical schools by funding their expenses. The situation in North Kashmir is...

Tamil Nadu Based NGO is Awarded the Prestigious Human Rights Prize of the French Republic

A Tiruvannamalai-based NGO People Organisation for Planning and Education (POPE) was awarded the French Government’s prestigious human rights prize for 2021. During a virtual ceremony held from Paris, Lise Talbot-Barré, French Consul General in Puducherry, handed the prize to R.L. Rosario, POPE president at the Consulate. What is the Human Rights Prize of the French...

CSR Program Offering free Cloud Computing Training across India

With the advent of new technologies, there is an increased requirement of skills such as cloud computing, AI, data analytics, etc. It is estimated by several studies that these technologies will replace about 50 per cent of jobs in the next couple of decades, while the requirement of individuals adept at such skills will...

हिंदी मंच

EDITOR'S PICK