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Taking EDUCATION to next level with TECHNOLOGY
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Taking EDUCATION to next level with TECHNOLOGY

Mandya PES Engineering College students show how Virtual Reality can transform the way we learn and teach Mysuru: We all have been hearing a lot over the past few years about how Virtual Reality (VR) has the potential to transform the way we learn and teach. From providing in-depth knowledge and helping us understand complex…

Best Mutual Funds to Invest for My Son’s Education
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Best Mutual Funds to Invest for My Son’s Education

Several times financial advisors recommend investing in any mutual fund for each and every reason. But investing in same mutual funds for different purposes like child’s education, planning for retirement or child’s marriage is the biggest mistake. However, investing in mutual fund keeping in mind the goals such as child education can help in attaining…

“There is shortage of teachers not only in India but all over the world”
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“There is shortage of teachers not only in India but all over the world”

Says Educationist Dr. K.P. Gopalkrishna, Chairman & Founder-Principal, NPS Group of Institutions The word education encompasses many things apart from just acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs and habits. This is where the importance of school education comes in because all the things learnt at that stage will probably shape one’s life. Hence, the role…

‘Stop sending marks cards of students to homes’
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‘Stop sending marks cards of students to homes’

Mysuru: “Sending marks cards of students to their homes is creating unnecessary problems with children almost losing the glory of childhood,” opined Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Founder, Isha Foundation. He was speaking at a campaign ‘Youth and Truth’ held at the premises of Regional Institute of Education (RIE) in Manasagangothri here yesterday. Sadhguru pointed out that…

Rat race, is it worth it?
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Rat race, is it worth it?

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Sometime back I had met a girl studying in 9th std. living nearby during summer holidays.  She had mentioned to me that she was interested in taking coaching for badminton and swimming. But later on I came to know she was busy the whole summer attending coaching classes…

A crisis in the making
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A crisis in the making

Findings of NGO Pratham’s Annual Status Education Report paint a grim picture that needs attention By Ashvini Ranjan Adam Smith, the 18th-century philosopher who is considered the father of modern economics, observed that the wealth of a nation is not merely that which is measured in terms of precious metals or other forms of tangible…

Unburden Second PUC students
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Unburden Second PUC students

Sir, This refers to the article “Unburdening our PUC students” by Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem in Star of Mysore dated May 12. Before giving some solutions, I shall narrate my experience when my son was in 12th class, four years back. At least once in two months, we had to attend the parent-teacher meeting where…

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