Education Abroad: Trends Expected in 2020

The science of the mind and human behaviour is known as psychology. It is interdisciplinary and overlaps with various fields such as social science, life science, and artificial intelligence. Psychology as a vocation in India has much potential. A career in Psychology in India is gaining importance, and its demand is on the rise. Choosing a career in Psychology has become one of the most popular career options for humanities students. It offers a myriad of career opportunities ranging from the medical field to a social worker or a counsellor in the educational…

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Online learning and education for all during and after Covid-19 pandemic

Since the COVID -19 pandemic has disrupted the normal lifestyle of people across the globe, the virtual world has come to the rescue. Amongst many institutions schools have also shifted their base to virtual platforms to conduct classes online. Consequently, catering to the needs of all stages of education from pre-primary to university level, online education has emerged as an alternative to ordinary face to face classes. Accordingly, various stakeholders such as government and private organizations are trying their best to assist each other by sprucing up their existing online…

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How,Strong,Is,The,Indian,Education,Imparted,All,Over,The,Country?

A lot has been said about our Education system in the past… It continues to be a point of debate amongst the learned as to how effective is our education system. While most of us continue to argue, there have been several changes made to the curriculum followed in schools all over the country. We can distribute the education system in several parts i.e. Primary, Secondary, Higher Secondary and College. A Boost to your Confidence The Education system followed in schools has seen many changes in the recent past where…

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Education Loan – Types, Rates, Features, and Eligibility

Quality education is of prime importance to any individual, and students go the extra mile to achieve that. However, the cost of education is on the rise lately and opting for an education loan seems to be the single best solution. An education loan is a loan that students apply to meet the financial requirements to complete their course. Many banks and NBFCs in India offer education loans at competitive rates to help educate the upcoming innovators and leaders. Top Education Loan Rates 2021 Bank Name Interest Rate (% p.a.)…

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Here’s how students can ease their education loan worries

Bainab Ganguly, 23, took an education loan to ensure financial stress doesn’t come in the way of building a career. But the covid-19 pandemic has upset his plans. “I am pursuing masters in advertising and public relations from a college in Mumbai while working for an ad agency. Due to covid-19, the final exams have been cancelled,” said Ganguly, who returned to his home town in Kolkata as he is working from home and his classes got over. He was hoping to get into a high-paying job after finishing the course. Now, the course completion will…

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5 Reasons Why Online Learning is the Future of Education

The concept of traditional education has changed radically within the last couple of years. Being physically present in a classroom isn’t the only learning option anymore — not with the rise of the internet and new technologies, at least. Nowadays, you have access to a quality education whenever and wherever you want, as long as you can get online. We are now entering a new era — the revolution of online education. There’s no need to discount the skepticism surrounding education through the internet. It’s hard to understand the notion…

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Online education in India – the good, the bad and the ugly!

Online education comes in shades of grey. In this article, educators, Prashanthi Karyala and Sarita Kamat, bring the voices of teachers, students and parents from across the country to the fore, as they highlight the good, the bad and the ugly faces of online education in India, and the need for inclusive education policies. With educational institutes closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has been encouraging online education to achieve academic continuity. Most high-end private and public institutions have made the switch smoothly using online platforms such as…

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Student loans: Going for an education loan? Key factors to know

You should apply for a loan as per your current needs, future earning probability and collateral security availability The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has aggravated the challenges for many. Even young people are facing challenges when it comes to planning for their higher education. One of the most common ways to bridge any funding deficit for education is to take a loan. However, before applying for an education loan, you should be aware of a few key points, including its eligibility criteria, tax implication, etc. Fulfilling eligibility criteria…

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Education Loan tips to sail through this economic slowdown

During mega-crisis times like COVID 19 pandemic, most people are under serious financial pressure when it comes to paying back any type of loan. Even with the 3-month moratorium for loan repayment offered by banks, the interest needs to be paid, and the same goes for education loans. To take care of undue financial pressure when it comes to paying back education loans, experts say students should assess their current and near-future financial situation from the job and income point of view. Prashant A. Bhonsle, CEO, Student Loans and Head…

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Coronavirus scare: Education institutes nudge students to go for tests

At a South India-based engineering college chain, the final placements are on in full swing. However, a more pressing issue at hand for the  management is to ensure all students are screened for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Students with symptoms of fever, cold/cough and sudden respiratory problems have been told to contact government hospitals for tests. This step was taken after an Italian exchange student returned home after complaining of an illness. “We have postponed the placement process because getting students screened is an urgent need,” the deputy director of the educational body…

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