PREPARATORY PROGRAM FOR JEWS OF THE FORMER SOVIET UNION GOES ONLINE

or the past year-and-a-half, the Triguboff Institute has provided conversion classes for people making aliya from the former Soviet Union in order to ease the process by helping them get started while they are still in their home countries. Now, the institute has taken the project, Maslul, a step further by launching online classes in Ukraine and Russia to expand its reach. Be the first to know – Join our Facebook page. Shalom Norman, director of the Triguboff Institute, told The Jerusalem Post on Sunday that while those who live in the big…

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Distance education goes digital in SVUDeck: Varsity launches ICT-based learning, MOOCs and M-Learning initiatives

The Sri Venkateswara University (SVU) has launched Information and Communications Technology (ICT)-based learning for its distance education programmes, along side commencing its ‘Massive Open and Online Courses (MOOCs)’ and ‘Mobile Learning’ initiatives. The university, in partnership with an academic support services organisation — Schoolguru Eduserve Private Limited-Mumbai — on Wednesday unveiled 15 distance education courses offered via ICT-based learning, under the first phase of the programme, and four MOOCs. “This has emerged from our idea to build a foundation for digital education at the university. Andhra Pradesh, under the leadership…

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Isil ‘kills 50 deserters and goes on recruitment drive for child soldiers’ in Mosul, as Iraqi forces recapture six districts

Isil militants have killed hundreds of people, including 50 deserters and 180 former Iraqi government employees, around their stronghold of Mosul, UN human rights spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani said on Friday. The 50 were executed for desertion on Monday at the Ghazlani military base in Mosul, and the 180 died on Wednesday as Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) was retreating from Kokjali town, she told a regular UN briefing in Geneva, citing “credible reports” from multiple sources, including from Isil-occupied areas. The militants transported 1,600 abducted civilians from the…

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Another school goes up in flames in Kashmir, takes total to 24

A school in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district became the latest target of unknown “arsonists” on Friday, taking the number of educational institutions to be burnt to 24 in almost four months of the ongoing unrest in Kashmir. Mainstream parties as well as separatist leaders condemned the burning of schools but targeted each other for the state of education in the Valley during the unrest following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani on July 8. On Friday, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti lashed out at the separatists, alleging they were…

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This Harvard Graduate’s Speech goes Viral. 10 first-rate traces

Donovan Livingston, we presume? that’s a call “we will pay attention over and over. he is a sport changer,” says Michelle vegetation, one many of the lots commenting on the Harvard graduate’s speech that is presently going viral. every student, instructor and discern – heck, quite a whole lot all and sundry in the global – wishes to pay attention his uplifting and inspiring words. For his graduation speech at Harvard’s Graduate college of schooling on may additionally 25, Donovan Livingston selected to perform a poignant spoken-word poem he entitled…

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