Qlik academic programme to cover 50 education institutions in India

Data analytics company Qlik, has announced the expansion of the Qlik academic programme to cover 50 education institutions across 25 cities in India. Under this programme, more Universities will be able to teach marketable data literacy and analytical skills to students along with  their academic discipline. The Qlik Academic programme is open to accredited university-level institutions globally including profit and non-profit colleges alike. To name a few,it include education institutions like IIM Bangalore, IIM Lucknow, IIM Indore, SP Jain School of Global Management, NIT Karnataka, NMIMS Mumbai, SCMHRD, Xavier Institute of Management…

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HRD panel wants filling up of faculty at premier institutes for world class institutions

To expedite and overcome the hurdle in developing world class institutions and deteriorating levels of higher education, the Consultative Committee on Human Resource Development has recommended immediate filling up of vacant posts in IIT, NIT and at 40 central universities. The Consultative Committee relating to Human Resource Development (HRD) comprising of Union HRD ministers and 28 MPs which met on December 29 also expressed concern over increasing gap between education and employability and the quality of students coming from colleges and suggested government take corrective steps. A senior HRD ministry…

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UNIVERSITY OF LIMPOPO STUDENTS PLOT SHUTDOWN AT OTHER INSTITUTIONS

JOHANNESBURG – Students at the University of Limpopo are adamant that classes will remain suspended until government comes with a wayto provide free education. Students at the institution have been protesting since last night, as part of the nationwide Fees Must Fall protest that have brought several universities to a standstill. Student leader Isaac Hlungwana says they are in talks with students at in the University of Venda, Tshwane University of Technology’s Polokwane campus and the University of South Africa to have their institutions shutdown as well. “We are going…

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Concern over unrecognised private distance education institutions

Expressing concern over mushrooming of unrecognized private distance education institutions including schools, colleges and universities in the state, Arunachal Pradesh Elementary Teachers Association (APETA) has sought to know the detailed report from the departmental verification board to trace them out. The Education Department, vide an order last year had constituted a seven-member board headed by the director of higher and technical education to verify various educational institutions which were allegedly running without valid documents and were not affiliated to National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE) in the state. Claiming that…

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