Global Education Technology (Ed Tech) Market Research Report 2017-2022

Global Education Technology (Ed Tech) Market 2017 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Education Technology (Ed Tech) industry. The Education Technology (Ed Tech) market around the globe is one of the most burgeoning and enormously categorized sector comprising. This global market has been emerging at a higher rate with the development of innovative techniques and an escalating consumer preference. The global market is a broad field for players offering huge opportunities for growth. The global market is the cornerstone of the global development…

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New highlights of school education in Pune: Going beyond rote learning, including those left behind & using technology

If the number of schools is any indication, then the education sector in the city has seen nearly 100 per cent growth in the last two decades. From 2,626 schools affiliated to the state board of education in 2004, to 3,405 schools in 2017, the number has seen a sharp rise. Add to that, over 95 CBSE schools and 36 ICSE and ISC schools today — there were less than 30 schools earlier — and the establishment of about 10 IB board affiliated schools after 1997. Educationists say that the…

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India lagging behind in science and technology, laments Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday lamented India’s “poor performance” in the field of science and technology despite being the largest democracy. “Despite being the largest democracy and market, India is lagging behind in the field of technology…we have lost our place in the field of science… those who used to follow us are being followed by us today,” he said at a function in Gorakhpur. “We will have to bring a change in our mindset according to the changing times,” he said. He said it was a…

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University of Surrey leads multi-billion pound race to deliver 5G phone technology

The University of Surrey is at the centre of a multi-billion pound research race to find a phone network which will deliver Internet speeds 100 times quicker than the fastest current services. The campus university’s 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) is working with telecoms giants and other companies to discover the “fifth generation” of wireless technology and usher in the “Internet of Things”, when smartphones are capable of operating home appliances and controlling driverless cars. The introduction of 5G technology could happen as early as 2018 and would offer mobile Internet…

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UK schools embrace technology as pace of evolution increases

According to the survey of 350 teachers and over 1,000 students, technology continues to be seen as a differentiator in schools, colleges and universities across the UK. Almost two thirds of respondents (62%) felt that their organisation’s investment in technology helped them to stand out from the crowd. This differentiation is important, especially where educational institutions often have to compete for pupils. Despite making for encouraging reading for those seeking to increase the pace of technological evolution in the UK education sector, these findings actually reveal very little change since…

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Government report reveals a narrow view on data

The Government’s Science and Technology Committee published its latest report, ‘The big data dilemma’ on 12th February. The report states there is a drastic skills shortage in the digital market. This is not a new problem and the industry has been talking about it for a long time. Go On UK, a charity set up to promote digital skills, last year found that over 12 million people and a million small businesses in the UK do not have the skills to prosper in the digital era. The government’s report highlights…

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The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have

There’s been a lot of talk recently about what it means to be a learner in the 21st Century. Earlier this year, we put together a guide with skills important for students today. So, why not a list for educators, too? The list goes beyond technology and social media. Check out what skill we think makes a modern teacher. Skills for Modern Educators Engage in Professional Communities: Teachers can sometimes lead a very solitary existence at school—spending all of their time tutoring before and after school and scarfing down lunch…

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Govt to offer IT courses to curb ‘pirate’ tutorials

Worried about nearly 3.5 lakh engineering aspirants falling prey to ‘pirated’ IT courses on offer at tutorials, mostly in the Ameerpet area, the state government has made plans to introduce genuine courses sourced directly from developers. The grey market of pirated courses in the city is estimated at a whopping Rs 300 crore, drawing a wide range of students willing to pay from Rs 5,000 to Rs 50,000 to acquire knowledge in what they believe would land them a creamy job in the future. However, that’s not how it pans…

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