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HRD Ministry mandates universities to hold convocation every year

The Week | PTI | New Delhi June 17, 2018 |

The HRD Ministry has written to all universities mandating them to hold convocation every year after few universities were found skipping the event. 146 more words

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UGC pitches examination reform in higher educational institutions

DECCAN CHRONICLE | Jun 11, 2018 |

Suggestions have been sought from academics, students, controllers of examinations and the general public. The suggestions have to be sent in not more than 150 words for each theme in the prescribed format by June 22 to cflouqc@gmail.com… 135 more words

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Sunday Stills: The #Future Is Ours

The future, the Sunday Stills theme this week, asks us to think about what this means to us. Nothing says “future” like a commencement ceremony. 229 more words

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Government report on apprenticeship expansion promotes fake news about economic benefits of higher education

In the last post, I discussed the assertion made by the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion that higher education is unaffordable. Now, I want to discuss the second item of fake news promoted in their report–namely, that higher education no longer guarantees a middle-class income. 421 more words

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Government report on apprenticeship expansion promotes fake news about affordability of higher education

On May 10, 2018, the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion released its “Final Report to: The President of the United States.” In the course of making the case for expanding opportunities for apprenticeships, the report inexplicably includes gratuitous attacks on higher education. 478 more words

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Scholars or Spies: Foreign Plots Targeting America’s Research and Development?

Two House Science subcommittees held a hearing in April titled Scholars or Spies: Foreign Plots Targeting America’s Research and Development. The purpose of the hearing was to explore espionage at US research universities. 366 more words

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