Pearson Celebrates National Distance Learning Week With Webinar Series

Today Pearson announced a series of webinars that it is hosting in celebration of National Distance Learning Week (NDLW), November 7-11, 2016. The webinars will explore a variety of distance learning topics including emerging distance learning trends, strategies and best practices to engage online students, and new tools designed to enhance the online teaching and learning experience. NDLW is hosted by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) each year to showcase the growth of distance learning and celebrate the accomplishments achieved by K-12, higher education, and corporate online learning…

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UGC, CBSE asks edu institutes to observe National Education Day

DEHRADUN: The University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked all the affiliated institutes to observe the 128th birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad as the National Education Day on November 11. A freedom fighter and an eminent educationist, Azad was the first Union minister of education of independent India.The UGC through a letter posted on its website has stated that the Union ministry of human resource development (MHRD) wishes that all the universities should be involved in observing the day by organizing…

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National Cancer Institute Says Researchers Didn’t Quickly Tell FDA After Two Deaths in a Lymphoma Study

BETHESDA, Md.—The National Cancer Institute has concluded that some of its lymphoma researchers failed to notify the Food and Drug Administration in a timely fashion about fungal infections that resulted in two deaths of patients in one of its research studies. The lab in question has been studying the effects of a cocktail of drugs on an often-fatal and very rare lymphoma of the central nervous system. When two patients died from an infection of a commonly occurring fungus called aspergillus in 2015, the lab and the NCI were supposed…

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National Student Loan Cohort Default Rate Declines Steadily

The U.S. Department of Education today announced that the three-year federal student loan cohort default rate dropped from 11.8 percent to 11.3 percent for students who entered repayment between fiscal years 2012 and 2013. The trend has moved downward since FY 2010, when the cohort default rate stood at 14.7 percent. It’s the third straight year that the overall rate has fallen. From FY 2012 to FY 2013, cohort default rates fell for public and proprietary institutions while rising slightly among borrowers who attended private and foreign schools. “The Obama…

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National Investigations Agency Recruitment 2016 for IT Jobs || Last date 25th April 2016

National Investigations Agency (NIA) has announced recruitment news for the post of Senior System Analyst, Network Administrator and Programmers. Applicants interested in this job may apply on or before 25th April 2016. Detailed job description given below: Name: National Investigation Agency (NIA) Post: Senior Systems Analyst Number of vacancies: 03 vacancies Salary / Wages: Salary of Rs. 90,000/- per month     Post: Network Administrators Number of vacancies: 03 vacancies Salary/ Wages: Salary of Rs. 90,000/- per month Post: Programmer Numbers of vacancies: 04 vacancies Salary/ Wages: Salary of Rs.…

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SRFTI keeps tryst with National Awards

Kolkata: A lot has changed over one year at the Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute (SRFTI). The institute has a new director. The former dean of students has sought voluntary retirement. Three professors have been on suspension following sexual harassment complaints. But one factor has remained constant. Like last year, two SRFTI students – Christo Tomy and Moumita Roy – have yet again bagged National Awards in the non-feature film category for their diploma films. “They have made the institute proud. This award will motivate other students as well,”…

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National Housing Bank Recruitment 2016 for Liaison Officer || Last date 30th April 2016

National housing bank has announced recruitment news for the post of Liaison officer. Applicants interested in this job may apply online or before 30th April 2016. Details instruction of this job opportunity given below: Name: National housing bank Post: Liaison Officer Number of vacancies: 06 vacancies Location: All India     Education / Qualification for National housing Bank vacancy: Education / Qualification: Application applying for this job must possess Graduate degree from government recognised University Age: Maximum age limit is 62 years as on 1st March 2016 Procedure to apply:…

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