Open University Education In India – An Analysis

India has come a long way in the field of education from Gurukul teaching to the use of high technology visual aids in the classroom. Being a country with a diverse population, the challenge of ensuring 100% literacy ishuge. The answer to the problem of inadequacy in higher education came in the form of Open University education. Unlike the regular courses, the courses conducted through distance education opened up a horizon of opportunities to a much wider population across the country. This article analyses the advent and growth of Open…

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OIEG to open fourth pathway, in Scotland

International College Dundee will offer a one-year, on campus programme preparing international students to study at the university, before progressing into the second year of a four-year bachelor’s degree. “Like many of our fellow universities in the UK, it is imperative that we operate on the global stage” ICD will be a “major factor” in enabling the university to attain its goals of widening access to a broad array of students and “significantly increase” international student numbers, according to its academic director, Dyce Davidson. “Like many of our fellow universities in…

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Qualifications Passport for Refugees could open new credit score popularity path

Undertaken via the Norwegian organization for great assurance in schooling (NOKUT), the qualifications Passport for Refugees should act as a complement to NOKUT’s present techniques for credit reputation and might be open to refugees who might not in shape into the criteria of the modern-day schemes. “NOKUT’s experiences show that an increasing organization of refugees with better education might be left at the margins of hooked up reputation tactics in the destiny” “The Qualification Passport for Refugees isn’t always best an evaluation of the qualification, however a statement presenting important…

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England’s 2,800-mile Coast Path to open in 2020

For a small country like Britain, the idea of claiming one of the longest footpaths in the world sounds a little ambitious. But that’s what we’re up to with the creation of the England Coast Path, and the proposed completion date of 2020 is not too far away. The route will go all the way round the English coast, and a quick look at the map of this island nation, with its countless inlets, estuaries and jagged bits, shows that the projected total length of 2,795 miles is not as…

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UK: VCs support ‘vital’ EU membership in open letter

With the future of the UK’s position in the European Union set to be decided in a referendum in just under four months, 103 university vice-chancellors in the UK have signed an open letter, urging “the British public to consider the vital role the EU plays in supporting our world-class universities”. Prime Minster David Cameron recently announced the referendum to decide the UK’s membership in the European Union will be held June 23. Photo: Number 10 Natalie is a journalism graduate from City University London, who spent part of her…

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One primary teacher’s open letter to the government: ‘The standards expected are now untenable’

The publication of the new primary assessment materials was the straw that broke the camel’s back for this English coordinator. She decided she had to write an open letter to education secretary Nicky Morgan Dear Nicky Morgan I have been considering writing to you for some time and have decided, in the light of thepublication of the exemplification materials by the Department for Education that I cannot leave it any longer. I am writing to complain about the standards now expected of Year 6 pupils at the end of key stage 2….

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UK: VCs support ‘vital’ EU membership in open letter

With the future of the UK’s position in the European Union set to be decided in a referendum in just under four months, 103 university vice-chancellors in the UK have signed an open letter, urging “the British public to consider the vital role the EU plays in supporting our world-class universities”. Prime Minster David Cameron recently announced the referendum to decide the UK’s membership in the European Union will be held June 23. Photo: Number 10 Natalie is a journalism graduate from City University London, who spent part of her…

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The Open Road Awaits: 5 Iconic Road Trips for Spring Break

If you are planning to travel for spring break but are dismayed by continuing airline price hikes, why not hit the road instead? Gas is cheap and this may not be a trend that lasts long. So grab your gear, get in the car and get going on one of these five scenic drives. Pacific Coast Highway California’s Pacific Coast Highway is possibly one of the most exhilarating drives in the country – and in springtime, it’s even better. As you navigate the tight turns on narrow roads that hug the dramatic…

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William Gray slated to open in Old Montreal soon

As per a release, boutique hotel William Gray, is slated to open in summer, 2016. It is poised to attract visitors in Old Montreal with its range of facilities for both local Montrealers and international travellers. Located on St-Vincent, just steps away from Place Jacques-Cartier and the Old Port, the hotel offers 127 guest rooms and suites, over 10,000 sq. ft. of event space, a 180 seat restaurant, a rooftop terrace, a luxury spa with an outdoor pool, a boutique, and a café.This new structure includes eight floors and incorporates…

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