Decoding the future of edtech, one learning at a time

Decoding the future of edtech, one learning at a time

“These days students prefer online learning as they can’t wait to gain knowledge through multiple channels. That’s where education is changing; edtech is redefining that,” said Mohan Lakhamraju, the Founder and CEO of Great Learning. He was speaking at a panel discussion on the Future of Edtech at the 9th edition of TechSparks, YourStory’s flagship event and India’s top startup conference. He was joined by Dr Carsten Schröder, Co-Founder and CEO, DADB; Parul Gupta, Co-founder, Springboard; Ishan Gupta, MD India, Udacity; and Pulkit Jain, Co-founder and Product Head, Vedantu at the…

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Former England Opener Nick Compton Calls Time on Career

Former England Opener Nick Compton Calls Time on Career

A day after Andrew Strauss stepped down from his post in the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), one of his many opening partners Nick Compton called time on his career.  The 35-year-old English batsman, the grandson of English legend Denis Compton, played 16 Test matches and scored 775 with an average of 28.70. “The pinnacle of my career was following in my grandfather Denis Compton’s footsteps, having achieved my dream of playing and winning Test series for England,” the former England international told the Middlesex’s website. Compton, who also…

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TNUSRB result 2017 date and time: Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board 2017 may release today for constable, jail warders, firemen vacancies; check tnusrb.tn.gov.in and tnusrbonline.org

TNUSRB result 2017 date and time: Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board 2017 may release today for constable, jail warders, firemen vacancies; check tnusrb.tn.gov.in and tnusrbonline.org

TNUSRB result 2017 date and time: Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board 2017 results of police recruitment examination is likely to be declared today by Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB), as reported by the Indian Express. To check the result and for further updates, applicants may go to the official websites tnusrb.tn.gov.in and tnusrbonline.org. TNUSRB had invited online applications in the month of January/ February 2017, to fill a total of 15,711 vacancies that included 13,183 posts for Police Constables, 1,016 Jail Warders and 1,512 Fireman posts. The…

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A career in photography: Time is right but competition is intense

A career in photography: Time is right but competition is intense

Photography has come a long way and careers are now booming in the field. Here is what you need to know to make your way in the 110.79 billion USD industry (by 2021). photography career RELATED STORIES 5 tips on emotional intelligence to get along with your office colleagues better 9 tips to make it big as a real estate consultant Top behavioural skills IT professionals need for a faster hiring Quick tips on creating a women-friendly workplace 5 tips to prepare for your next performance appraisal meeting We live…

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Philipp Lahm calls time on career

Philipp Lahm calls time on career

BERLIN: Bayern Munich’s captain Philipp Lahm, who announced on Tuesday he will retire from all football at the end of the season, is one of the greatest defenders of his generation. He will stand down in June, just a few months shy of his 34th birthday, with Bayern currently bidding to win a fifth straight German league title. But his crowning glory was nearly three years prior when he led Germany to the 2014 World Cup title. At Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana he joined an elite club of 20 World…

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Ash tree genome sequenced for first time

Ash tree genome sequenced for first time

The genome of the common ash (Fraxinus excelsior) has been sequenced for the first time – an important step in the battle against ash dieback disease. Researchers, writing in Nature, found UK ash trees seemed to have more tolerance than Danish trees, which were devastated by the fungal pathogen. The disease reached the UK’s wider environment in October 2012. However, the scientists warned that the species faced another serious threat – the emerald ash borer insect. “We sequenced an ash genome for the first time and… compared it to other…

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The 23 Highest-Rated Companies For Vacation And Paid Time Off

The 23 Highest-Rated Companies For Vacation And Paid Time Off

Taking time off is critical for feeling engaged and refreshed in your job. While some companies have generous vacation policies on paper, if that policy isn’t coupled with a corporate culture that encourages taking vacation, the policy won’t matter. Consequently, hearing directly from an organization’s employees about its vacation policy is a great way to evaluate it. Glassdoor has that data. It recently analyzed thousands of company reviews and revealed the highest-rated companies for vacation and paid time off. To make the list, a firm needed at least 30 ratings…

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‘I was a little homesick’: Prince Harry’s girlfriend Meghan Markle chose acting over a foreign service career because she wanted to stay in LA… as she spends time with the royal in London

‘I was a little homesick’: Prince Harry’s girlfriend Meghan Markle chose acting over a foreign service career because she wanted to stay in LA… as she spends time with the royal in London

Prince Harry’s girlfriend Meghan Markle chose acting over a promising career in foreign service because she was homesick for her native Los Angeles. The 35-year-old Suits star made the confession in an essay for a new book titled The Game Changers, which asked 40 famous women to reveal their ‘success secrets’. Meghan’s contribution was written just two weeks before her relationship with the popular royal was made public. ‘I was a little homesick’: In an essay, Prince Harry’s girlfriend Meghan Markle revealed she chose acting over a foreign service career because…

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Get 50% Off Any Coursera Computer Science Class for a Limited Time

Get 50% Off Any Coursera Computer Science Class for a Limited Time

If you’ve been thinking about taking one of Coursera’s many university-created computer science classes, now’s the time. Enterprise software company Atlassian is currently offering scholarships that cover half of all course fees to students who enroll. Some of the great courses include Python for Everybody from the University of Michigan, Java Programming: An Introduction to Software Specialization from Duke University, Android App Development from Vanderbilt University, and Game Design and Development from Michigan State University. When you enroll for a class, you’ll see the offer before you pay (it looks…

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Get 50% Off Any Coursera Computer Science Class for a Limited Time

Get 50% Off Any Coursera Computer Science Class for a Limited Time

If you’ve been thinking about taking one of Coursera’s many university-created computer science classes, now’s the time. Enterprise software company Atlassian is currently offering scholarships that cover half of all course fees to students who enroll. Some of the great courses include Python for Everybody from the University of Michigan, Java Programming: An Introduction to Software Specialization from Duke University, Android App Development from Vanderbilt University, and Game Design and Development from Michigan State University. When you enroll for a class, you’ll see the offer before you pay (it looks…

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