Hindu Business Line

Education to RISE and shine; R&D in sharp focus
Hindu Business Line
To increase digital intensity in education, the focus of the government would be to move from blackboard to digital board, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Announcing the “Revitalising Infrastructure and Systems in Education” (RISE) initiative to ...

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:36

TechCrunch

Edovo, a startup that provides tablet-based education to incarcerated people, snags some funding
TechCrunch
Twilio has $250,000 in startup Edovo, which creates tablet-based educational content for incarcerated individuals. Twilio has also invested grant money in the International Rescue Committee, MindRight and Caravan Studios. Last year, Twilio awarded over ...

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 09:01

The Guardian

Attempts to widen UK university student participation have stalled
The Guardian
Efforts to widen student participation at UK universities have stalled, with the proportion of state school students stagnating and slow progress on recruiting from areas of high disadvantage, official figures reveal. Despite government pressure on ...
Republicans Tack a Conservative Campus Wish List to a Major Education BillNew York Times
Education is the missing piece to achieving our national goalsThe Hill
Oxford universities both struggling on state school recruitmentTimes Higher Education (THE)

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 12:29

U.S. News & World Report

When School Choice Is Too Little, Too Late
U.S. News & World Report
But school choice advocates argue that all parents, regardless of income, should be empowered to choose the learning environments that best enable their child to "learn and grow," gaining the skills and knowledge needed for a successful, productive ...

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 12:10

Financial Times

Making the right choice on education in emerging markets
Financial Times
It turns out that failing to invest in a good quality education for every girl and boy is really expensive. New analysis from my organisation, the ONE Campaign, shows that every day, in the poorest countries, access to quality education could save 2 ...
Macron and Rihanna to reunite in Africa for education driveCNBC
EU leads international efforts to ensure education for allEU News
Doubts emerge over UK pledge to Global Partnership for EducationDevex

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 06:57

Times of India

Budget for health, education: Challenge to walk the talk
Times of India
NEW DELHI: One of the highlights of Budget 2018 is the flagship National Health Protection Scheme, aimed at providing coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year to 10 crore families. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while the delivering Budget speech ...

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 09:46

News24

International push for education dollars kicks off at Dakar conference
News24
Dakar - An international push to get a quarter of a billion children back to school got under way on Thursday at a conference aiming to fund education in defiance of poverty and unrest. Around the world, 264 million children are not in school, a gap ...

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 12:45

MIT News

J-WEL grant award announcement and call for proposals in education innovation
MIT News
The Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) is a new MIT initiative that promotes excellence and transformation in global education through three collaboratives: pre-K-12 (pK-12), Higher Education, and Workplace Learning. Hazel Sive, a professor ...

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 16:06

Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)

Blockchain Project Plans to Transform Education System by Connecting Students and Teachers Directly
Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)
The costs of higher education have skyrocketed and it is now common for students to take on $200,000+ in debt to get a degree. The system is designed to serve the elites but does little to enable class mobility. This is expected to get worse as ...

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 10:10

The economic returns to university
The Economist (blog)
Graphic detail. Feb 1st 2018. UNIVERSITY used to be seen as a luxury reserved for elites. But attitudes towards higher education changed after the second world war, and enrolment drastically expanded. Governments today have come to rely on higher ...

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 12:58

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