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How a Global Pandemic underscores the importance of the Liberal Arts

The future of the world stands at a crossroads. The global pandemic of Coronavirus has sent shock waves, not only across every sector, including Universities and Colleges, but also across the world. In order to analyse the ongoing turmoil, we need to look more carefully – with…

Torchlight on girls’ situation in India under the pandemic 
Torchlight on girls’ situation in India under the pandemic 

  Only 1 out of every 100 girls enrolled in grade 1 reaches grade 12 in rural areas. India is home to the highest number of child brides. 56.26% of adolescent girls in India are not lettered. Between ages 15-24 years, only about 56% of…

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Teacher Speaks 

To all my dear students and well-wishers,  Our profession thrives with a motto to impart learning. We absolutely love our profession and are proud of it.   Our day gets started when we start interacting with curious eyes and minds. The mischievous smiles, the innocent questions and also the 'not…

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Leadership at University during Covid-19 pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted the higher education sector in India. Institutions as well as students are under pressure to not lose academic time. There is an urgent need to re-invent teaching and learning methodologies. EPG Economics, in partnership with Ansal University, recently organised a webinar on "Leadership at…

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Lockdown learning – Education apps for the entire family

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn”, said Alvin Toffler, an American Writer and Futurist.  His words stand true in today’s highly competitive world where it is important to continuously learn, whether…

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An overview of EIC2019: Improving education outcomes in India needs access, equity and quality

Nearly 300 attendees from across higher education and schools attended this year’s Education Innovation Conference in Bengaluru, to talk about where Indian education was heading in the coming decade. The EIC2019 brought together educators, technologists, public policy professionals and government, in a unique setting. The…

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EIC2019 Delhi: Innovation is rife in Indian education, but there is a long way to go

 "How do we create thousands of Kalams, Pichais and Satya Nadellas in India?" asked Ramanan Ramanathan, Mission Director of the Atal Innovation Mission, at the EIC2019. He went on to say, by creating a problem solving ability in our children The EIC2019 concluded on…

The Learning Generation: Investing in Education for a Changing World report

This "The Learning Generation: Investing in Education for a Changing World" report was launched of our research on “Designing the Optimal Skills Pledge and Skills Levy” on behalf of the Education Commission, at the UN General Assembly on 18th Sept 2016. The report  is a comparative analysis…

Business Backs Education Report launch

This report was published on 14 January 2015, ahead of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, to raise awareness of the Business Backs Education campaign, launched by the Varkey Foundation in partnership with Dubai Cares and UNESCO. The campaign was launched at the…

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Review of EIC2018 in Bangalore: AI will dramatically change employment and education markets

The Education Innovation Conference 2018 in Bangalore last month concluded that AI and the accelerating pace of technological innovation will change the way education is delivered and consumed in India in the coming decade. Speakers from around India, and as far afield as New Zealand…

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