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‘We want to bring a big and positive change in school education through our heightened focus on educators’

From a happy-go-lucky founder at Ascot International with a 3-year work life in Africa’s Tanzania to getting into education media business, Ravi Santlani, the founder-CEO of ScooNews based in Jaipur, is a tale of how education sector is attracting a lot of new business leaders wanting to change the face of education in India.  A childhood friendship with UK-based IT …

Codevidhya: Preparing a new generation of young coders in schools

A rejection some 22 years ago for ‘lacking interpersonal communication  skills’  at an interview for admission to a MBA course in Delhi, was a traumatic memory  that Shivram Choudhary, founder of edutech startup, codevidhya.com and Euro International School, Sikar, never got over. So, after completing a PG in English Literature and training as a teacher and even working as a …

2nd edition of India’s Future Tycoons (IFT) competition has an aim of ‘Top 24 ideas’ on solving water crisis

The second edition of IFT has already set in with registration closing on Nov 20. Meant to be a team event for students in the age group of 13-17, the competition, which will focus on innovative solutions to  ‘water crisis’, will move from short listing of teams to zonal and national rounds, and the Top 3 ideas will get a …

Lina Ashar: I want to create a heart-centered learning system that makes a positive impact in the world

In the draft NEP, early education has been an area of big focus. Lina Ashar, founder promoter of Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd, which built popular brand of 79 Kangaroo kids, is a pioneer in the preschooling segment with almost four decades of active work.  After her company was acquired by EuroKids International Pvt. Ltd in 2017-18, she is hopeful of …

Amity Future Academy is the AEG’s new initiative in digital technology skilling courseware

According to a NASSCOM report, up to 40% of the estimated four million workforce in India need re-skilling over the next 5 years to keep pace with automation and changing skill needs in various industries. Today, over 54% of India’s total population is below 25 years of age and over 60% of population comes under working age group. So there …

Private B Ed colleges: We’re victims of system not the culprits

Ashok Vyas on the left  Ashok Vyas, President, All India Association of Private Colleges (AIAPAC) who is also the founder-director of the Sh Rama Kant Vyas Mahila Shikshak Prashkshan Mahavidyalaya, Jhunjhunu Rajasthan spoke to Autar Nehru after he shared dais with union HRD minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishant at the inauguration function of the newly consturcted state-of-the art 4-storeyed office …

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