What other countries can learn from Singapore’s schools

What other countries can learn from Singapore’s schools

WHEN the island of Singapore became an independent country in 1965, it had few friends and even fewer natural resources. How did it become one of the world’s great trading and financial centres? The strategy, explained Lee Kuan Yew, its first prime minister, was “to develop Singapore’s only available natural resource: its people”. Today Singapore’s education system is considered the best in the world. The country consistently ranks at the top of the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a triennial test of 15-year-olds in dozens of countries, in…

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IIM Lucknow Recruitment Exam 2017: Apply for JE and other posts before February 10

IIM Lucknow Recruitment Exam 2017: Apply for JE and other posts before February 10

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow has released a notification on its official website for the direct recruitment of Financial Advisor-cum-Chief Accounts Officer, Junior Engineer (Civil), Finance & Accounts Officer and Junior Engineer (Electrical) vacancies. The recruitment will be done on regular / temporary / adhoc basis. Candidates will be selected on the basis of written test and interview. The interested and eligible candidates can apply in prescribed application format. The last date of submitting the applications is February 10, 2017. Candidates can go through other details such as age,…

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Toby Young’s flagship free school trust woos other schools amid financial chill

Toby Young’s flagship free school trust woos other schools amid financial chill

It is one of the best-known academy chains in England. It has a super-high-profile leader and reportedly one of the highest numbers of applications per place in London. But now even West London Free School Academy Trust (WLFSAT) is feeling the chill from icy financial winds buffeting schools, its recent governing body minutes reveal. The minutes, shown to Education Guardian, record that Toby Young, WLFSAT’s chief executive, was asked by a trustee earlier this year to phone other schools to ask whether they would like to join the trust as…

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Chattisgarh Police Recruitment 2016 for 2976 Constable,Tradesman & other posts: Apply by Dec 15

Chattisgarh Police Recruitment 2016 for 2976 Constable,Tradesman & other posts: Apply by Dec 15

Chhattisgarh government invites applications from eligible and interested to fill the vacancies of police constables. In this recruitment process, the government is going to hire candidates for 2976 vacancies. The selected candidates will be posted as Constable, Tradesman & other posts for 8 Sensitive Naxals affected districts. Every year, the Chattisgarh government conducts various examinations for the recruitment of eligible candidates in various departments. This year it has released notification for the Police constable posts and the candidates those who are interested can check the eligibility criteria and other details…

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Akhilesh sacks Shivpal and other ministers

Akhilesh sacks Shivpal and other ministers

In a major decision amid the ongoing family feud, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday dealt a severe blow to his uncle Shivpal Yadav, sacking him from the State cabinet. Three other ministers-cabinet ministers Narad Rai and Om Prakash Singh, and MoS Shadab Fatima-were also sacked. Controversial Minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati was also sacked. He had been sacked earlier by Akhilesh but had to be brought back to the cabinet on insistence of Mulayam. Mr. Yadav took the drastic step after a meeting with State MLAs and MLCs…

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UNIVERSITY OF LIMPOPO STUDENTS PLOT SHUTDOWN AT OTHER INSTITUTIONS

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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University of Delhi Recruitment 2016 for Stenographer, Multitasking staff and other vacancies || Last date 28th March 2016

University of Delhi Recruitment 2016 for Stenographer, Multitasking staff and other vacancies || Last date 28th March 2016

School of Open Learning, University of Delhi has announced recruitment news for the post of Stenographer, Multitasking staff and various other vacancies. Applicants interested in this job may apply online on or before 28 March 2016.     Detailed job description given below:   Name: University of Delhi   Post: Stenographer   Number of vacancies: 02 vacancies   Salary / Wages: Salary of Rs. 15,800/- per month   Post: Multitasking staff   Numbers of vacancies: 02 vacancies   Salary / Wages: Salary of Rs. 13,900/- per month   Location: Delhi   Total number of vacancies: 11 vacancies   Education…

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