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Utkal University rural campus to offer courses on education, communication

BHUBANESWAR/KENDRAPADA: Utkal University’s rural campus near Chandikhole in Jajpur district will offer bachelor and master degrees in education, postgraduate diploma in communication for development and three certificate courses from next year. University authorities said this on the sidelines of the inauguration of the rural campus by chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday. Utkal University vice chancellor Soumendra Mohan Patnaik said initially the institution will start with two courses-master degree in public health and MBA in rural management- from this temporary campus. But it will add courses every educational year in…

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BJP’s Record on Education Runs Afoul of Its Own Manifesto

In their short social life and even shorter life in public memory, election manifestos perform a variety of tasks. Attempting to strike different notes at once, they sway between grandiose promise-making, novelty and a teaser of all good things that would unfurl post-elections. Intentions, promises and possible actions form common elements of the script that covers broad issues including foreign relations, defence and social security. While revealing an overall direction, focus and emphasis, manifestos also do the work of re-framing, re-naming and signalling. Given its crucial role in not just…

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Hiring a Highly Skilled Essay Writer as the Best Solution

One can hardly find a person who likes to write academic assignments. This is a boring and exhausting procedure. A student has to study a great number of sources. Textbooks, encyclopedias, scientific articles, various books, manuals, and a variety of Internet literature can become a perfect assistant. Still, a person should be ready to spend long sleepless days and nights. There will be a little time to rest and much time to read, analyze, interpret, and reproduce the information. People usually try to avoid researches. They start feeling rather depressed…

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WV House Hosts Two Public Education Hearings

CHARLESTON, W. Va. – The House chamber was packed for the first hearing, which began at 8 Monday morning.  Dozens of educators, parents, administartors and lawmakers all debated both for and against the bill. The biggest concerns remain about school choice and items such as Education Savings Accounts and charter schools. “An attck on all educators as you work to devalue our certification and allow charter schools to hire non-certified induviduals. An attack on our already financially-strapped school systems who struggle each day,” said Jeffrey Reynolds, Mingo County Educatuion Association….

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Parents must fight for choice in education

President Donald Trump issued a proclamation declaring this week, Jan. 20-26, as National School Choice Week. The proclamation expresses concern about performance of U.S. students in international surveys: 24th in reading; 25th in science; 40th in math. And it ascribes the cause of these disappointing statistics to the “consequences of the limitations imposed by a largely one-size-fits-all approach to education.” It makes all the sense in the world to appreciate the value of bringing the marketplace and competition to education. Free markets serve us extremely well in delivering goods and…

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Technology And Education

The massive growth of technology is influencing various fields such as engineering, medicine, film industry, rocket science, defense, nuclear power plants, etc. Also, it plays a significant role in school as well as college student’s life. Whether it is the assignment, research work for the project, homework, understanding the concepts, etc. it can be easily done with the help of the internet. Learning new skills and gaining information about the current or ancient topics, sharing informative data, or even staying connected with family and friends can be done over the…

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