Cambridge University to help India improve k12 education

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The University of Cambridge (Uoc) will soon work together with India to create plans for lifting the essential instruction arrangement of the nation.

As indicated by the authorities of Uoc, it will aid in confining projects that will help in improve the nature of employees, learning modes and appraisals.

The Cambridge-India organization will help make a solid base for Indian instruction framework, as proposed by the United Nations educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Besides, the college has proposed to chip away at the general training arrangement of India from the essential to the auxiliary level. The varsity authority sources further illuminated that Cambridge has no arrangements to make a school in India.

Discourses concerning the issue will soon be held with the administration of India, included the authorities. Cambridge as of now has joint efforts with advanced education initiates in India and tie ups with Indian organizations, for example, the National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore for exploration work in the fields of concoction science, undifferentiated organism examination, therapeutics and nano science.

However, the college is right now occupied with 270 activities with Indian science organizations, arrangements are on route for coordinated efforts in Humanities and Arts as well.

In spite of the serious migration standards of United Kingdom (UK), the quantity of remote understudies coming to Cambridge has not seen any decay. Notwithstanding, the Cambridge varsity authorities have opined that visa approach needs to be moved. According to Uoc authorities, there are understudies from UK too who try to seek after higher studies in India, particularly Doctor of Philosophy (Phd) understudies stay enthused about individual research in Humanities and Science.

Uoc has constantly pulled in understudies around the globe for its dedication to perfection and quality, regardless of its remaining in distinctive World University rankings, as cited by authorities in a daily paper. As per the late Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), the fifth rank has been picked up by Cambridge University.

The same positioning places the Harvard University at the first spot, Stanford University at the second and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the third position. At the fourth spot is the University of California, Berkeley.

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Mumbai University, city schools to reschedule exams

University of Mumbai

University of Mumbai

MUMBAI: Mumbai University will need to reschedule a few exams, including papers for which calendars have as of now been distributed, after publication of the gathering race dates. School exams excessively will be influenced as most instructive organizations are utilized as surveying corners.

Of the 500 exams directed by Mumbai University, 25 exams set to start from October 14 and 16 will must be rescheduled. While the college normally publishes the time-table no less than two months ahead of time, in the not so distant future it affirmed just initiation dates of exams as it was holding up for the survey dates. “We had no exams planned on October 15, however 25 exams were to begin from October 14 and 16. Presently, there will be no exams on 14, 15 and 16 as the race commission obliges surveying stalls a day prior and then afterward the exam as well,” said Dinesh Bhonde, the college’s examination controller.

Just the calendar for Masters in Social Work (MSW) was distributed, in which eight papers falling on nowadays will must be rescheduled, said Bhonde. Agent enlistment center Leeladhar Bansod said all dignitaries will meet on September 17 to choose the time-table.

While most school exams are required to be finished by September-end, educators and principals are careful about the preparation program for the survey. “Those dates additionally must be considered by the college, as most educators won’t be accessible,” said an essential. At the same time Dinesh Punjwani, primary of RD National College, said since the declaration has come a month ahead of time, it will be simpler for the college to work a timetable.

“We had exams from October 6 to 18 however now we will need to transform it, as our premises will be utilized by the decision commission beginning October 14. We will need to begin exams as ahead of schedule as September 25,” said Prashant Redij, chief, Hilda Castelino Marathi High School, Kandivli. “Our reconsidered calendar may be aggravated once dates for educator preparing are proclaimed,” he said.

“We will need to development exam dates or it will bother understudies’ Diwali excursion plans. Then again, this leaves next to no time for understudies to plan,” said Rajesh Pandya, an educator at Fatima Devi High School, Malad, and VP, Teachers’ Democratic Front.

Surveying dates will additionally go against the class XII (HSC) supplementary exams as Education and English Literature papers are planned for October 15. “We will work out an answer on Monday,” said Gangadhar Mhamane, administrator of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education.

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Australian National University moves into top 25 global rankings

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University students walk through Union Court at the Australian National University in Canberra.

Seven Australian colleges emphasize in QS World University Rankings beat 100 with University of Melbourne taking second spot

The Australian National University has moved into the main 25 colleges on the planet, bouncing two rankings, with seven other Australian colleges showing up in the main 100.

The QS World University rankings, which consider, research and instructing at the college and also employability post-degree, were discharged on Tuesday with ANU nearing equivalent 25th on the rundown. The rundown was beaten by Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the second year in succession.

The University of Melbourne was the second Australian college in the rankings, however dropped from 31st last year to 33 for 2014. The University of Sydney bounced one spot from 38 to 37 while the University of Queensland stayed in 43rd spot.

The University of New South Wales hopped four spots from 52 to 48 while Monash University moved from 69th to 70th. The University of Western Australia likewise dropped in the rankings from 84 to 89 while the University of Adelaide was in 100th spot, hopping from equivalent 104th in 2013.

The following Australian college on the rundown, Macquarie University, came in at 254th.

ANU acting bad habit chancellor, Professor Margaret Harding, said the college’s top Australian positioning owed a great deal to the nature of instructors at the college.

“Rankings are blemished measures, and move around year to year, yet they do let you know the organization you are keeping,” she said in an announcement.

“It is extraordinary to be nearby other incredible colleges of the world like the National University of Singapore (22), Ecole normale supérieure, Paris (24), Duke University (rise to 25) the University of California, Berkeley (27).”

Harding singled out Dr Steve Lee from the Research School of Engineering as a sample of development at the college. Lee won this present year’s Eureka prize for science for the creation of a modest lens which can change over a cell phone into a magnifying instrument.

She said the global nature of the college was a crucial component its worldwide notoriety.

“ANU brings Canberra to the world and the world to Canberra,” she said.

“That worldwide nature conveys over our showing and examination, from Nobel prize-winning research in space science and medicinal science, to facilitating world pioneers, including most as of late the head administrator of Japan, Shinzo Abe.”

The QS rankings utilize six pointers to arrange the results. These incorporate information on staff to understudy proportions and how frequently the college’s exploration is refered to, alongside the results from worldwide overviews of academics and employers.

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Rs 1.3 crore grant for J D Woman’s College

JD Women's College

PATNA: Giving a birthday blessing to J D Women’s College (JDWC), a constituent school of Magadh University (MU) here, the Bihar government on Saturday conceded it finances to the tune of Rs 1 crore other than Rs 30 lakh for expanding the limit of its amphitheater.

Affirming the stipend at the 44th establishment day festival of the school, state training priest Brishen Patel likewise asked the JDWC central to send a proposal to the service for a brief moment yard of the school. “As the chief Subhas Prasad Sinha raised the issue of area necessity for further improvement of the school, I might consider the matter of a second facilities if a proposal for the same is gotten by our specialization,” Patel said, including he had an uncommon association with the school as his little girl is an instructor there.

Sinha likewise whined to the priest about the deficiency of staff at the school, with just 44 of the 48 endorsed posts being topped off. “At this moment we have around 20-25 specially appointed instructors. We require no less than 100 authorized posts of working parts for the undergrad and postgraduate courses to run easily,” he said. The pastor approached him to give an order for the same while MU bad habit chancellor Mohammed Ishtiyaque, who was likewise display on the event, guaranteed of all conceivable help to the school.

Ishtiyaque additionally raised the issue of media reports about Patel’s remark of including the constituent universities of MU placed in Patna in the fold of Patna University (PU), saying it was simply a thought about the clergyman however there was a considerable measure of ridiculous clamor over it. “MU schools in Patna division are no short of what another school,” Ishtiyaque said.

The 44th establishment day of the school was additionally checked by an establishment stone-laying function of another expressions piece, which the Bihar State Educational Infrastructure Development Corporation (BSEIDC) MD Sanjeevan Sinha said will be prepared for initiation on the 46th establishment day. “The G+4 building will involve an address lobby and four classrooms on each one story other than a staff room, cafeteria and lift,” he said. A short social project was likewise set up by the understudies on the event.

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Alumni collect funds for Gandhi medical college Global Alliance

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Students pose with their gold medals.

Hyderabad: The members of the Gandhi Medical College Global Alliance have officially gathered $60,000, and are planning to gather $1 million, to furnish understudies with better offices furthermore enhance the nature of training.

This was published at the precious stone celebration festivals of Gandhi Medical College on Sunday. Interestingly, the graduated class from 1965 to 1977, who are striving to gather this cash, obtained their restorative instruction in sheds in the recent Gandhi Medical College at Basheerbagh.

The majority of them saw the new Gandhi Medical Coll-ege premises surprisingly. Dr Suresh Bekal, of the 1963 cluster, said, “I exited for the US in 1973. I have come uniquely for this capacity to meet my old batchmates. At whatever point any of us came back to India, it was for individual reasons. In any case, this time, we have aimed to get the school that made us what we are today. We are extremely content with the framework, however there is a requirement for better support.”

Dr Bhoomigari Mohan Rao, of 1977 bunch, who is presently the bad habit main at Kakatiya Medical College, said, “In our time, was just the life systems room was great, as the subject had vital addresses. A considerable measure of anxiety was laid on life systems and on knowing the different capacities of the body. We had just two address lobbies separated from the life structures room. At the same time we got a decent establishment in fundamental science. We were taught to clinically assess the patient.”

Dr Bekal, alongside different batchmates, said, “Our establishment was strong to the point that in the US, different specialists were extremely inspire ed. While science has progressed and there is a more prominent utilization of engineering nowadays, the fundamentals should not be disregarded.”

Dr C. Marthand, of 1963 group, who runs a nursing home in Alwal, reviewed, “In the 1960s, we were given the skill to comprehend the sounds that the body transmits. A cardiovascular mumble would provide for us the thought of whe-ther there is a blockage or not. Presently, if there is midsection torment, individuals are essentially alluded to accomplish tests.”

Dr Murli Krishna of the 1968 bunch has been doing examination in sub-atomic science at the National Institute of Occupational Safety in Health. The graduated class, both in India and abroad, need the current understudies to comprehend and assess fundamental science and not escape by innovation. Dr Prabhakar Sharma, president of the Global Alliance, said, “We need to help today’s understudies by guaranteeing better instruction furthermore help the individuals who are searching for circumstances abroad.”

Dr Sita M. Yerramalli, a hematologist-oncologist from 1970 clump, in New Jersey, said, “The point of the graduated class is to work towards preparing furthermore trading data on treatment.”

We excessively had coordinated pharmaceutical: ex-understudies:

Dr G. Bal Reddy and Dr Ranga Chary considered pharmaceutical for eight years doing confirmation courses in Ayurveda, before picking up entrance into the Gandhi Medi-cal College at Basheer-bagh. In 1970, in the wake of doing different courses in pharmaceutical, they got confirmation specifically in the third year of MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery).

Dr G. Bal Reddy says, “We wound up considering solution for 12 years. We were great in Allopathy, as well as in Ayurveda. Thus, I landed a position at the Government Ayurvedic College and resigned as an administrator from that point.”

Dr Ranga Chary, now 85, finished his course alongside Dr Reddy and functioned as an educator in the school. Dr Reddy, 77, says, “So much discussion about coordinated medication was being emulated prior as well. That is the reason we were permitted entrance into the third year of MBBS. The framework which is currently being utilized within a few clinics is useful for patient forethought, in light of the fact that a few patients react to distinctive sets of pharmaceuticals making their treatment simple furthermore less terrible.”

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Israel 4th Most Educated Country


According to data recently released by the Organization for Co-operation and Development (OECD) and analyzed by content outlet 24/7 Wall St., Israel is in fourth place in the world in terms of education.

In Israel, the percentage of the population with tertiary education is 46.4%. Tertiary education spending per student is at $11,553, the 18th highest in the world and lower than most other developed countries.

Low education spending in Israel has resulted in low teacher salaries. Newsecondary teacher hires with minimum training were paid less than $19,000 in 2013, versus an OECD average of more than $32,000.

The most educated populations tend to be in countries where tertiary education spending is among the highest. Tertiary education spending in six of the most educated countries was higher than the OECD average of $13,957. Spending on tertiary education in the U.S., for example, was $26,021 per student, by far the most in the world.

Despite the value of investing in education, there are exceptions. Korea and the Russian Federation both spent less than $10,000 on tertiary education per student in 2011, considerably lower than the OECD average. Yet, they still have among the most educated populations.

Nevertheless, countries with strong higher education systems tend to have higher levels of advanced skills. Roughly 12% of adults across the OECD performed at the highest literacy proficiency level in 2012. The percentage of adults performing at the highest literacy level exceeded that figure in five of the most educated countries.

To identify the most educated countries in the world, 24/7 Wall St.reviewed the 10 countries with the highest proportions of residents aged 25 to 64 with a tertiary education in 2012. These data were included as part of the OECD’s 2014 Education at a Glance report. The countries considered included the 34 OECD member countries, and ten non-OECD nations. Included in the report were data on the proportion of adults completing various levels of education, unemployment rates, as well as public and private education expenditure. 24/7 Wall St. also reviewed data from the OECD’s Survey of Adult Skills, which included advanced adult proficiency in both math and reading. The most current figures for education expenditure by country are from 2011.

In the United States, the percentage of the population with tertiary education is 43.1%. High education expenditures have paid off to some degree, as a large proportion of U.S. adults have very high levels of qualification. Because of the slow growth rates of the past decade, however, the U.S. has slipped behind many other nations. While spending per tertiary student between 2005 and 2011 increased by 10% across OECD countries on average, U.S. spending decreased over that time. And the U.S. was one of only six countries to cut public education spending between 2008 and 2011. Like other countries where education is controlled by regional authorities, tertiary attainment levels vary widely in the United States, from as little as 29% in Nevada, to as much as 71% inthe District of Columbia.

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Job opportunities in Panjab University, invited application for recruitment of faculty posts

Seal_Panjab_UniversityPanjab University, Chandigarh has welcomed application for recruitment of staff posts in the college office/focuses or institutes.

Important Dates
Closing Date for Registration: October 14 2014
Director-Professor: 1 post
Professors: 41 posts
Associate Professors: 55 posts
Assistant Professors: 50 posts
Director, Physical Education & Sports: 1 post
Chief of University Security: 1 post
Assistant Director/Assistant Professor: 1 post

Pay Scale

Director-Professor, Professors, Director, Physical Education & Sports: Rs 37400-67000 + AGP of Rs 10000
Associate Professors: Rs 37400-67000 + AGP of Rs 9000
Assistant Professors, Assistant Director/Assistant Professor: Rs 15600-39100 + AGP of Rs 6000
Chief of University Security: Rs 15600-39100 + GP of Rs 6600

: Candidates should be an eminent scholar with Ph.D. qualification(s) in the concerned/allied/relevant discipline and published work of high quality, actively engaged in research with evidence of published work with a minimum of 10 publications as books and/or research/policy papers.

How to Apply:
Candidates can apply online by visiting the official site of the university.

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Thousands Vote in Delhi University, JNU Students Elections

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Students wait to cast their votes in DUSU election on Friday.

NEW DELHI: Thousands of understudies on Friday voted to choose new understudy unions in Delhi University and the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in the national capital.

While Delhi University saw a respectable voter turnout, JNU’s voting rate was an indent higher at 55 for every penny.

The Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) results will be proclaimed on Saturday and those of the JNU are required to be announced on Monday.

In excess of one lakh understudies were qualified to vote in these races.

For DUSU, seven hopefuls were in the conflict for the post of president, 32 for VP, 41 for secretary and 34 for joint secretary.

Energetic understudies remained outside every school in an offer to charm voters at the eleventh hour.

The DUSU fight is principally between the National Students Union of India (NSUI), the understudy wing of the Congress, and the BJP-subsidiary Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP).

In the last race, ABVP packed away the posts of president, VP and joint secretary while the post of secretary was won by the NSUI.

The principle issues in Delhi University were lodging convenience and security of northeast understudies.

JNU utilized vote papers with the alternative of None Of The Above (NOTA) shockingly.

There were seven hopefuls for the post of president, five for VP, and five each for general secretary and joint secretary.

The JNU facilities was buzzing with sloganeering, singing and moving as every understudy association attempted to get the consideration of the voters.

The college has been a fortification of the Left. A year ago, the All India Students Association (AISA), subsidiary to the Communist Party of India-Marxist Leninist, packed away each of the four posts.

Other Left gatherings in the brawl are the Students Federation of India (SFI) and the recently shaped Left Progressive Front (LPF), an union between the Democratic Students Federation (DSF) – breakaway from SFI – and the All India Students Federation (AISF).

“Our backing is for AISA as they have constantly helped the understudies when we had issues,” Mukul Kareya, a understudy from the School of Biotechnology, told IANS.

The main issues in JNU were women’s safety, hostel accommodation, Wi-Fi connections and medical health centres.

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Berhampur University signs MoU with Aarhus University of Denmark

Berhampur UniversityBERHAMPUR: Berhampur University has marked an update of comprehension (Mou) with Aarhus University, Denmark, for participation and trade of colleagues in exploration in zones of shared scholastic investment.

One of the exploration colleagues of Denmark’s second most seasoned college joined Berhampur University on Friday to chip away at an examination program in the southern piece of the state as a piece of the Mou.

“The analyst from Denmark will direct research however the South Odisha Culture Study Center, set up by Berhampur University,” said college recorder Manmath Padhy.

Colleagues from Berhampur University are likewise prone to visit Aarhus University soon as a piece of the trade of individual projects, Padhy included. The Mou would help communitarian exploration and other scholastic territories in both colleges.

Aarhus University is the third foundation with which Berhampur University has marked a Mou inside a year. Prior, the college has marked a Mou with the Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, University of Tubingen, Germany, and National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD), Hyderabad, an independent body under the Union service of provincial advancement.

The varsity has effectively dispatched three extra courses as a team with NIRD as a piece of the Mou, said post-graduate chamber director P K Padhy.

The working parts from NIRD visit the college as asset persons every now and again. The college has additionally attempted a few expansion exercises as a team with NIRD in angling towns close Gopalpur, sources said.

Two other outside colleges have additionally indicated enthusiasm toward marking Mous with the varsity, college sources said.

College of Groningen, one of the most seasoned colleges in Netherlands, and the University of Abomey-Calavia, Benin, are likely sign Mous with Berhampur University, sources said.

“These outside colleges have as of now indicated investment and the Mous are prone to be marked with them soon,” said a senior working part of the college.

“The college will get a picture support with remote colleges and rumored foundations of the nation working as a team with Berhampur University,” he expressed.

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University of Maryland get $31 Million Donation from Oculus CEO for a VR Lab

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Brendan Iribe’s gift is the biggest the school has ever gotten, and will go towards development on the “Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation.”

Virtual reality headset Oculus Rift designer Oculus VR’s $2 billion deal to Facebook developed the pockets of a large portion of the organization’s top officials. One of those individuals, CEO Brendan Iribe, is currently doling some of that cash out.

Today, the University of Maryland published that Iribe- -a former student -has given $31 million to help finance the development of the “Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation” on the school’s yard in College Park, Maryland. Iribe’s blessing is the biggest the school has ever gotten.

The greater part of Iribe’s blessing, $30 million, will be put around the development of the new science and advancement focus, intended for “front line work in virtual reality, expanded reality, machine vision, mechanical autonomy, and future processing stages.” The remaining $1 million will be utilized to created the “Brendan Iribe Scholarship” program for Computer Science.

“I’ve for the longest time been itching to offer once more to the school and government funded instruction framework, and I trust this building will shape the eventual fate of software engineering understudies at the college,” Iribe said in an announcement. “The space is intended for programmers, producers, and architects, which will help offer ascent to future leaps forward, items, and new businesses that will change the way we live and cooperate with our general surroundings.

Iribe wasn’t the main Oculus VR representative to provide for UMD. Oculus prime supporter and boss programming draftsman, Michael Antonov- -a schoolmate of Iribe’s- -is making an endowment of $4 million. The majority of this gift, $3.5 million, will help in the development of Iribe’s building, while $500,000 will go towards grants. In the mean time, Brendan Iribe’s mother, Elizabeth Iribe, gave $3 million to build two enriched seats in the school’s bureau of software engineering.

The Iribe Center will peculiarity “specific labs” to help research into VR, AR, manmade brainpower, robots, machine vision, and human association. Understudies will profit, the school says, from classrooms planned “specificaly for intuitive, community, and dynamic learning.”

As per Iribe, his $31 million blessing permits UMD to be “one of the heading organizations for virtual reality on the planet.” No subtle elements were given with respect to when the building will open or what it will look like.

Oculus Rift remains a being developed item with no expression yet on when the purchaser rendition will be accessible or what it will cost.

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