UK university’s online diabetes course attracts over 100 Indian students

OVER 100 Indian students have enrolled for a UK university’s online course on supporting diabetic people, and leading new research into diabetes. Birmingham City University launched its new master’s degree in Advancing Diabetes Care in partnership with the University Hospitals Birmingham Diabetes Team earlier this week. The course is aimed at helping healthcare professionals develop […]

Government U-turns on school exam grades system after huge uproar

THE British government bowed to public pressure over its school exam grading system, ditching an algorithm that downgraded the results awarded to students in England after their tests were cancelled due to Covid-19. The government had faced days of criticism after the mathematical model used to assess grade predictions made by teachers lowered those grades […]

Haberdashers heads denounce A-level results, say grades ‘do not do justice to students’

THE heads at the Haberdashers schools have decried the current A-level grading process, saying they “feel strongly that the vagaries of the system have let pupils in England down”. In a letter sent to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson, Gus Lock, headmaster at The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School, and Rose Hardy, headmistress at the Haberdashers’ Aske’s School […]

Duchess of Cornwall praises Bolton boy for reading 50 books during lockdown

AN eight-year-old boy has been congratulated by the Duchess of Cornwall after completing a year-long reading challenge in just three months. Milan Kumar of Bolton received a signed letter from Camilla last week after he read over 50 books during lockdown. The 50-book challenge set by his school saw him read a number of novels, […]

Career Options for Biology Students after Class 12th

Biology is an easiest and more interesting subject. There are no students who dislike biology. Most of the students choose biology as their favourite subject during their school life and this continues for their higher studies as they do majors in biology. What is Biology? Biology is an immense and simple subject, which explains us […]

Enhance post-study visa offer, ‘double number of Indian students’ in UK, says report

A NEW report released in London has called on the government to double its post-study visa offer to four years, a move it predicts could lead to a near doubling of Indian students choosing UK universities by 2024. The report — “Universities Open to the World: How to put the bounce back in Global Britain” […]

Win Over Your Fear of the Quantitative Aptitude Section in Exams with These Amazing Tips

While it might seem like a far-fetched thought at first glance, but the fear of mathematics haunts many right from their elementary school days. And most of the national and regional competitive exams like Common Entrance Test (CAT), Delhi Police Constable, Services Selection Commission (SSC), Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), Railways Recruitment Board (RRB), […]

Cambridge University rules out face-to-face lectures, plans online classes next academic year

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY has become one of the first in the world to announce that all its lectures would be delivered online over the next academic year because of the coronavirus outbreak. The university, which shut its campuses to students in March after the British government introduced a strict lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19, […]

UK-based education tech firm expands online courses for Indian school students

AN Oxford-based education technology company has announced plans to expand its online courses available across international schools in India from September. Pamoja Education said it will offer a range of new online “Cambridge IGCSE” and “Cambridge International AS & A Level” courses to Cambridge International Schools throughout India covering science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) […]

Top 7 Engineering Colleges in Bhopal For 2020

Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh, is also known as a major educational hub in India. The once sleepy town is now a destination for students not only from Madhya Pradesh but also from the rest of the country. Bhopal’s education sector offers an organized platform for pursuing higher education in different courses, including […]