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Follow traffic rules: Help save a life

Every day people die on the roads due to reckless driving, speeding, etc and we blame the government for failing to provide good roads. But as responsible citizens, we can make the roads safer for all by simply following some basic traffic rules.

People hold the government responsible for all the problems in the society ranging from corruption to inflation, poor health system, deteriorating educational system, etc. We even blame the government for frequent road accidents. We always complain that the government has failed to provide good roads, the police are only interested in issuing challans and no safety measures

Higher Education and Economic Development

Higher education is an important form of investment in human capital development. In fact, it can be regarded as a high level or a specialized form of human capital, contribution of which to economic development is very significant. It is rightly regarded as the “engine of development in the new world economy”. It helps in the rapid industrialization of the economy, by providing manpower with professionals, technical and managerial skills.

In the present context of transformation of nations into knowledge economies and knowledge societies, higher education provides not just educated workers, but knowledge workers to the growth of the economy.

Benefits of Smart Classes in Schools

"Smart Classes", means providing education better through presentations and videos. All the students may not understand the teaching methodology of a teacher, but can understand by smart classes. This type of teaching creates an attention and interest in them. So e-learning is absolutely better. But this should not be applied to all the topics in every subject, because imagination and visualization and application capability of student regarding the subject may be reduced. So smart classes are better only up to certain limit.

Smart classrooms are very much beneficial in teaching-learning process in a school. We make use of an appeal

Loopholes in Higher education in India

Higher education plays an important role in the development of any country. Our country has a well-developed educational set up in terms of range of programs but it lacks in terms of quality standards. There is wide gap between what is actually expected and what the reality is. The reasons for the current situation are manifold. The social composition of class rooms are changed dramatically, we have moved from classes to masses. This massive expansion however not accompanied by increase in quality education. Our best students can indeed be compare best anywhere in the world. But the system does not

The Internet and Social Life

The Internet is the latest in a series of technological breakthroughs in interpersonal communication, following the telegraph, telephone, radio, and television. It combines innovative features of its predecessors, such as bridging great distances and reaching a mass audience. However, the Internet has novel features as well, most critically the relative anonymity afforded to users and the provision of group venues in which to meet others with similar interests and values. We place the Internet in its historical context, and then examine the effects of Internet use on the user’s psychological well-being, the formation and maintenance of personal relationships, group memberships

Role of Tropical Forests in Reducing Global Warming

Tropical forests can play a major role in the reduction of atmospheric carbon and achieve a below 2 degrees C rise in global warming by 2050, says a recent study published in the journal Nature Climate Change. As the transition from total reliance on fossil fuels to that on renewable sources of energy is expected to take place over the next 35 years, the study finds that tropical forests can be the bridge to this transition by causing uptake of atmospheric carbon, provided, astute forest management combined with fossil fuel use reduction are effected in a speedy manner.


Effect of Smart Classroom on Learning Environment

In the context of global policy, global society and global economy, each and every country is seriously thinking of heightening the degree of quality in system of education. Globalization has permitted technical progress in communication field which enables users to access and exchange information at anytime and from any place in the world. Technology plays a vital role in education. In today’s competitive world the child needs the skill sets, which are beyond subject knowledge and require concentration, assimilation power and retention. In this regard the role of smart class is quite important. Smart class is introduced by Educomp. Educomp

Distance Learning (Tele –Education)

Distance education or distance learning is the education of students who are not physically present at a school. Courses that are conducted partly through distance education and partly on-site are referred to as hybrid or blended education. Massive open online courses (MOOCs), offering large-scale interactive participation and open access through the World Wide Web or other network technologies, are recent developments in distance education. A number of other terms (distributed learning, e-learning, online learning, etc.) are used roughly synonymously with distance education.

The term open and distance learning reflects both the fact that all or most of the teaching is

Value Based Education - A Must For Society!!!!!!!

Education is the movement from darkness to light. It is most powerful tool which we can use to change the world. It is learning of what u didn’t know.Swami Vivekananda points out "Education is the manifestation of perfection already existing in man". According to him that Education is required by which character is formed, strength of the mind is increased, intellect is expanded and by which one can stand on one’s own feet." Dr. S. Radhakrishnan emphasizes the role the heart needs to play in aiding the intellect. He says "Education to be complete, must be humane. It must include

About CBCS (choice based Credit System)

What is choice based Credit System?

University Grants Commission has come up with the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) programme in which the students have a choice to choose from the prescribed courses, which are referred as core, elective or minor or soft skill courses and they can learn at their own pace and the entire assessment is graded-based on a credit system. The basic idea is to look into the needs of the students so as to keep up-to-date with development of higher education in India and abroad. CBCS aims to redefine the curriculum keeping pace with the liberalization

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