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INDIA WINS THE 2019 WORLD SCHOOL DEBATING CHAMPIONSHIP

INDIA WINS THE WORLD SCHOOL DEBATING CHAMPIONSHIP Team India are World Champions! Winners of the World Schools Debating Championships 2019 that took place in Bangkok, Thailand between the 24th and 31st of July. India propose the motion ‘This House regrets … Continue reading

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Interview with David Graddol: League Tables for Nations Futile

Interview with David Graddol David talks about his exploration of the changing role of English around the world and the impact that global change is having on how and when English is taught. ** Countries worry where they rank but … Continue reading

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How Long Does it Take to Create a New Generation of Teachers Who are Proficient in English?

The question above comes as a reflection, and thus a rhetorical question (I wonder…), which does not seek an answer. It is based on information found in the publication, “English Next”, written by David Graddol. Success or failure in the … Continue reading

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How IB Prepares Students: (A Way Forward For Chile?)

Ladies and gentlemen, everyone the world over knows that the present educational system in Chile has been found lacking in two key areas: equity and quality. The easiest area to remedy is the issue of equity. To remedy this, put … Continue reading

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“Aser”: Impact India Annual Status of Education Report 2010

Tough Talk: In this show, Dr Rukmini Banerjee, director of ASER, and Dr Wilima Wadhwa, director- statistics of the ASER Centre, talk about the status of education in the country, literacy levels, factors at play in education, and government vs … Continue reading

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India Will Take The PISA 2012 Test: Move Over Finland, China & Singapore?

India will participate in the PISA 2012 assessment. My guess is that they will take over the number one spot. (Quote) “We have chosen two states – Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu – on a pilot basis and NCERT has … Continue reading

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Volunteer Abroad in India with Cross-Cultural Solutions

Volunteers Laura and Zahida teaching English in New Delhi, India with Cross-Cultural Solutions (crossculturalsolutions.org/countries/asia/volunteer-inda)

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IIT – Indian Institute of Technology – World’s Best Educational Institutes & Pride Of India

A documentary movie on IIT and its brand reputation. The world’s toughest educational institute to get into. Acceptance rate- less than 1.7%. Its a famous saying that combine Harvard, MIT and Princeton – then you will get a feel of … Continue reading

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Beautiful Minds: Beating Cerebral Palsy & A 14 Year-Old Home Schooler

India, with a population of a billion people,competition to achieve is fierce. So it is remarkable to see the accomplishments of two unlikely students. One, with Cerebral palsy, beat all the odds against her to accomplish her dreams. The other … Continue reading

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India’s College Exam: New Grading System

Source: http://bit.ly/isFzUo 92% turnout for entrance test to minority colleges BANGALORE: Bangalore saw the highest turnout of 92% at the Undergraduate Common Entrance Test (UG CET) held by Karnataka Religious and Linguistic Minority Professional Colleges Association across the state on … Continue reading

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