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Monday, December 10, 2007
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Access English awards for non-elite students
“I love to read adventure stories,” Ibrahim tells Richard Boyum, United States Regional English Language Officer, in his best American accent. After two years of study, Ibhrahim is now able to read his favourite genre in English. ...
AIEEE model exam
The annual event of AIEEE Model Exam and Discussion jointly conducted by The Hindu Education Plus and AIMS Education will, this year, reach out to cities outside of Chennai too. Honouring suggestions by senior educationists and requests by ...
Courses for special educators
The paucity of special educators is being felt more than ever before, prompting many educational, social and non-governmental organisations to offer courses in special education.
And for those who choose to pursue recognised courses, jobs ...
For dynamic learning
The Smart Class technology enables teachers to use digital resources such as graphics, animation, 3D images and video clips.
Stress on MoUs with foreign varsities
International universities and their representatives from four continents gathered at the Hotel Chola Sheraton this weekend for the International Education Fair organised by the Association of Accredited Advisors on Overseas Education (AAAOE), an ...
For a first-hand experience of America
Under the International Leadership in Education Programme, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, teachers from south India get an intensive six-month professional development training in a U.S. university.
Q & A
I am a Plus-Two student (science group) interested in science communication. What are the career prospects?
M.S. Science Communication is offered by the National Council of Science Museums, an autonomous scientific and ...
Bag a scholarship, study in U.K.
Studying abroad can be a very expensive affair. But to the enterprising, a number of scholarships are in the offing.
Pact for biomedical technology course
The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, and Christian Medical College, Vellore, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to initiate two programmes ...
GLIM annual management fest
Great Lakes Institute of management (GLIM) is organising their annual management fest, L’Attitude on December 14 and 15.
Some of the best minds in the country both from the academic and the corporate institutions will participate in ...
Easier route for study abroad
If you are looking for a stint abroad, the land Down Under comes calling. And, of course, with attractive scholarships.
At a recent seminar in Tiruchi on ‘Education and immigration opportunities in Australia and New Zealand,’ ...
A long distance MBA for executives
This course from ICFAI is modelled along the executive management course offered at the Harvard Business School.
Managing management education
The Indian Institutes of Management have been in the news in recent times even as the government has appointed a review committee to look at their mode of functioning and role in today’s context. An overview of how the Indian Institute of Management-Kozhikode has fared so far on different fronts.
Make a smart course choice in U.S. varsities
“Higher education in the U.S. is the best in the world… There is sufficient money in every university. But don’t look for the money, look for the courses. Make sure you find the right one for you. Be careful going with ...
The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations has invited applications for the entrance examination for admission to the postgraduate degree course in Pharmacy (M.Pharm.) at the College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medical College, ...
Higher studies in social work
Social work is different from other professions. The essence of social work involves working with people, individuals, families and communities. Social workers aim at helping people improve their quality of life by making appropriate changes in ...
The importance of clarity
Clarity is vital for effective communication.
Institutes gear up for the next technology wave
The talk of the moment is information and communication technology (ICT). The country is perched high on an ICT boom and almost every sector is on an ICT transition mode.
Taking a cue from this, a few academicians across the country are ...
TCS and SASTRA sign MoU
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has singed a Memorandum of Understanding with SASTRA University, Tamil Nadu, to facilitate higher education opportunities to all the TCS Ignite trainees.
The MoU was signed on December 3 by Ravi ...
ABK-AOTS DOSOKAI, Tamil Nadu centre, offers Japanese language classes for script and conversation courses (basic and advance) at their premises for preparing the students for Japan Foundation’s JLPT examinations and JETRO Business Japanese ...
What is the difference between ‘masochist’ and ‘sadist’?
First, let’s deal with the pronunciation of the two words. The ‘a’ in the first syllable of ‘masochist’ is like the ‘a’ in ‘apple’, ‘ant’, and ‘act. The ‘o’ is ...
What is the meaning of ‘one trick pony’?
When you say that someone is a jack of all trades, what you mean is that he is reasonably good at doing different things. He is skilled in different areas. When you refer to a person as a ‘one trick pony’, what you mean is that the ...
What is the meaning of ‘atonement’?
This is a word that is mostly used in formal contexts. When you do something wrong, you usually try to make up for it. You try to show the others that you are sorry for what you have done. This act that you perform in order to make up for the ...
What is the meaning of ‘batathon’?
This is a word that is being frequently used by sports correspondents; it consists of two words — ‘bat’ and the second half of ‘marathon’. When you refer to an event as being a marathon, what you mean is that it ...
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