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Giving without charity: Why promoting “charitable work” devalues the giving

There is a trend these days that on every student CV there should be a line stating the “charity” work they’ve undertaken. Parents love this idea - that their children will have done something...

The dreaded learning block

MOHAN DHALL on what to do when a child’s readiness or ability to learn appears arrested

Not just black or white

Traditional teaching models need to adapt and empower young people to learn how to think for themselves, writes MOHAN DHALL

Parents advised of tutoring accountability

Tutoring service providers can be held accountable for the quality of their services. By MOHAN DHALL

India to offer 1,000 PhD fellowships to ASEAN students at IITs

 In a unique capacity building initiative, India launched 1,000 PhD fellowships that could be taken up at the IITs, for the students from ASEAN countries. External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Human Resource Development Minister...

Scholarships for students pursuing Data, AI and Cloud Computing courses!

Global learning platform Udacity announced acceptance of applications for 15,000 scholarships in Data, AI, and Cloud-Computing funded by German multinational corporation Bertelsmann.This scholarship programme is part of a three-year commitment between Bertelsmann and Udacity...

Cause and effect thinking: a new skill to teach and learn

A lesson that applies to all students - and parents and all adults - is that of understanding the link between cause and effect. Teaching children the link between action or inaction and the result that follows,...

Hindu kids more likely to believe ‘Indian equals Hindu’

Acc. to research from University of California, Berkeley, Hindu children are more likely than their Muslim peers to connect their faith to national identity

Research suggests the secret to getting good grades

Parents, take note. If you want your children to score good grades in exams, tell them to quit social media as researchers have found that students whose...