What is Web3 and How Could it Disrupt Education?

Is it time to update your browser again? Do you need a new laptop to make it work? What happened to Web2  – did you miss that one? Simply put, Web3 is quite literally the third iteration of the World Wide Web. It’s in its earliest days right now but social media has propelled it to early fame, perhaps somewhat prematurely. That being said, it is pretty much inevitable and for good reason but to properly understand what Web3, its benefits and what it could mean in education, we really…

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HPTET 2021 result declared: How to check scorecard and what’s next

Results for the Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education were declared on January 6, 2022. Candidates can check their results on the official website — hpbose.org. The exam was conducted on November 13, 14, 21, and 28, 2021, across the state. Candidates who appeared for the test can check their results by filling in application number or roll number mentioned on their respective HP TET application form 2021. The candidates who have scored a minimum of 60 per cent marks are considered to be HP TET qualified. HP TET 2021…

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Heatwave Trend To Continue Until 2060s, Warns UN

Heatwaves like the one stifling western Europe are becoming more frequent and the trend is set to continue until at least the 2060s, the United Nations said Tuesday. The current heatwave should act as a wake-up call for countries pumping ever more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, the UN’s World Meteorological Organization said. “They are becoming more frequent and this negative trend will continue… at least until the 2060s, independent of our success in climate mitigation efforts,” WMO chief Petteri Taalas told a press conference in Geneva. “Thanks to climate…

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USF team receives grant to help caregivers support preschoolers’ mental health

A USF research team has received a $50,000 grant from the Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood to launch a new project that will help caregivers identify early warning signs of mental health issues in young children. The project, titled “Project Begin Well,” will increase caregivers—including parents, early childhood educators and school personnel’s—mental health literacy and use of critical support services available for preschool-aged children (3-5 years old). The goal of the project is to encourage the early adoption of supports for young children and to reduce stigmas often associated with using mental…

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Why Repaying Your Education Loan is Important

It then dawned on him that in his aim to own his dream house and save money for it, he had completely neglected paying his education loan, thereby costing him his home in Mumbai. Like any other loan, it is vital to know that an education loan is a credit facility provided to help one pursue his/her higher education. Like any other form of credit, education loans have to be repaid once one completes his/ her course and gains employment. Also like any other loans and credit cards, education loans…

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Education Ministry Launches Online Module To Track, Re-Enrol Out-Of-School Children

The Ministry of Education on Friday launched an online module to compile data on out-of-school children that will facilitate age-appropriate admissions for children in the 6-14 age group. The ministry also said that for out-of-school children in the 16-18 age group, financial assistance will be provided for the first time in the 2021-22 session to allow them to continue their education through open or distance learning mode.\ “Taking care of every student of India is our government’s top priority. Accordingly, The department of school education and literacy developed an online…

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MP govt and private schools come to a face-off over school fees issue

Private school operators and the government have come to a face-off in Madhya Pradesh. The MP government issued an order on Thursday saying parents of students studying in private schools will not have to deposit any fees other than tuition fees till further orders. On the other hand, private school operators have warned that they should be allowed to collect tuition fees as well as other fees such as annual fees and school development fees; otherwise schools in the state would be closed in protest from July 12. What MP…

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NBSE Result 2022: Nagaland Board HSLC, HSSLC Results Not Today; Details Here

The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) HSLC (Class 10) and HSSLC (Class 12) results 2022 will not be declared today, May 25. A notification that claims NBSE results will be released today afternoon is fake. Once declared, NBSE 10th and 12th results will be available on the official website- nbsenl.edu.in and nbsenagaland.com. Candidates can check their Nagaland Board HSLC and HSSLC results by using their roll number and school code. Candidates should note that the NBSE will send 10th and 12th results to schools along with mark sheets and…

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Tata Sky Binge+, HD Set-Top Boxes Price Discounted Up to Rs. 400 Online

Tata Sky has once again reduced the prices of its set-top boxes in India. This is not a permanent price cut, and has been introduced as part of its latest Diwali offer. The discounts have been offered on the Tata Sky HD set-top box, Tata Sky Binge+ set-top box, and Tata Sky +HD set-top box in India. The Tata Sky Binge+ gets a price discount of Rs. 200 whereas the Tata Sky+ HD set-top box gets a price discount of Rs. 400 in India. After its last price cut in September, the…

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Digital University Kerala Partners With United Nations, World Health Organization On Disaster Preparedness

he Digital University Kerala has partnered with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and World Health Organization (WHO) to organise a two-week knowledge workshop on ‘Integration of Digital Technologies in Disaster Preparedness’. The workshop, which commences on May 16 and concludes on May 27, aims to address the lack of understanding and absence of requisite skills that hinder the broad application of digital technologies in combating disasters. The workshop is part of an ongoing collaboration of Sinnu Susan Thomas, Assistant Professor, Digital University Kerala and Edilson K. Arruda, Lecturer, University of…

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