Knowledge of geographic information system will help in every field, says Michael Gould of Esri

Rooted in the science of geography, GIS integrates many types of data—it analyses spatial location and organises layers of information into visualisations using maps and 3D scenes.

Jobs and Education News

New jobs: How a degree in political leadership can help you in several new fields

Jobs include research associates in politics, political analysts, policy associates, political strategists & consultants, election & campaign managers, social media analysts, constituency managers, as

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Artificial Intelligence jobs: Are you ready for new opportunities as the old ones set to vanish

Are you ready for jobs like data analysts, man-machine coordinators, IT?

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Adopt new syllabus to drive innovation, says Prof CNR Rao

The event served as the official launch of the Wiley Innovation Black Book on Exponential Technologies, a guide on future-forward scenarios.

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Knowledge is the new currency, says Ratnesh Jha, MD, South Asia, Cambridge University Press

India is likely to have the world’s largest workforce by the middle of next decade.

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Skills competition: Celebrating healthcare sector skills

To solve the challenge of health workforce deficit and imbalances at all levels of socio-economic development, combined with an ageing population and epidemiologic transformations, we need meaningful

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The challenge is not jobs, it’s the wages: Manish Kumar, MD and CEO, NSDC

Starting tomorrow, 400 participants from across India will compete at the country’s biggest skills competition—IndiaSkills 2018—and the winners will represent India at the 45th WorldSkills Compe

Education News

How private sector can play a bigger role in higher education

If only a tax rebate incentive is given to private funding for not-for-profit institutions, the govt can mobilise three times the money it has forgone as tax revenue, into the education system.

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Working and happy? here’s why you should always be ‘job-ready’

Don’t wait till you actually need to start a job search. Job-readiness is about constantly evolving

Working and happy? here’s why you should always be ‘job-ready’

Saying ‘thanks’ is more powerful than you think

Study from Chicago Booth finds people underestimate the value of sending a “letter of appreciation”.

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CompTIA’s new training course aims to bridge the cybersecurity skills gap in India

India is aiming to become one of the world’s top-10 IT protected nations in the UN’s Global Cybersecurity Index.

Education News

Khan Academy unveils LearnStorm India

Khan Academy has launched LearnStorm India, a free, six-week online learning challenge for grades 3-12.

Education News

How digital toxification resulting from tech advances has dehumanised human interaction

Technology has revolutionised our lives. It has made transactions faster, easier and more effective. It has improved the scope and depth of communication between individuals and organisations.

Education News

Operation Digital Board: Platforms like CLIx can help change school learning from teacher-led to a student-led one

At the 65th Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) meet held earlier this year, the Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar declared the launch of ‘Operation Digital Board’ in all schools within

education, technology News

Why there is a need to introduce digital curriculum in schools

In a non-digital world, time is fixed, learning is variable. In a digital world, learning is fixed and time is variable.

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Low cost warning system: IIT Mandi incubator creates a device to sense landslides before they happen

The Indian Institute of Technology Mandi has said it has developed a low-cost monitoring and warning system against landslides—a common occurrence in the Himalayan mountain belt. Claimed to sense la


Coal, iron ore bump up port numbers in June

Led by a rise in thermal coal (16% share) and coking coal (7% share) volumes and a rebound in iron ore (6% share) shipments, cargo traffic across major ports grew ~8% YoY in June. Container (21% share

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Ashoka University, Harvard to teach how to manage nonprofits

Ashoka University’s Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy—in partnership with the Harvard Business School (HBS) Executive Education and Dasra—will host the second cohort of its executive pro

Education News

IIT Roorkee extends TIDES Business Incubator to NCR

IIT Roorkee has launched an extension centre of its TIDES Business Incubator in Greater Noida to ensure start-ups incubated by the institute at its Roorkee campus benefit from the start-up ecosystem o

Education News

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning are primary domains for reskilling

Simplilearn survey finds AI and ML (25%) are the most widely chosen domains for reskilling, followed by Big Data and data science (20%).

Education News

‘When I interned as a CEO for a month at an MNC’

When we evaluate the best-known business enterprises, we usually reference leading tech firms of the Silicon Valley or Europe-based fashion/retail brands.

Education News

New Institutions of Importance: A doubtful beginning in the pursuit of global excellence

Much is being hoped by the government of the new IIMs, IITs, AIIMS, NITs, which are expected to be differentiators globally. The reality check, however, unfolds a different story, which creates despai

Education News

The need for reskilling is constant in digital economy

In 2009, when Krishna Kumar started a blog called Simplilearn—which, in his words, was born out of his passion for teaching—he perhaps didn’t have an idea it will turn into one of India’s larg

Krishna Kumar, digital economy, Simplilearn, edtech company News

Chennai will host the Shell Eco-marathon

Shell has announced it is bringing its marquee event, the Shell Eco-marathon (SEM), to India for the first time. The SEM Challenger will be part of ‘Make the Future India’ to be held in Chennai du

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Does your child suffer from a maths phobia?

A survey by CueMath, the beyond-school mathematics learning programme, has found that children in school tend to face the highest amount of pressure to perform well in maths over any other subject.

maths, education, maths phobia, Prakash Javadekar News

How to build top universities in India

A detailed plan of action that will help India build truly world-class universities within the next two decades

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