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Why enrolments in US institutions by Indian students are flattening out
While the overall growth for Indian students was 12%, the enrolment of new Indian students remained almost flat at 1.3% growth over the previous fall.
Canada is working on a Silicon Valley kind of plan: Navdeep Bains
?As in our government, so also in academia, Indians in Canada are risk-takers and have a can-do attitude,? Navdeep Bains, Canada?s minister of innovation.
India?s education system needs to be far better than it is today: Bill Gates
Bill Gates is known to take an active interest in sanitation, so what does he think of the Swachh Bharat programme? ?Well, building toilets is like opening savings accounts.
Girls get the power to refuse child marriage

In West Bengal, girls are being empowered to refuse early marriage thanks to a state government initiative that enables them to stay longer in school. The Kanyashree Prakalpa scheme has been remarkably successful in curbing child marriage and promoting girl child education, says Saadia Azim.


The skills journey: A long history but no destination in sight

In the second and concluding part of his exposition on India’s skill development efforts, Shambhu Ghatak traces the journey under the UPA and NDA governments, only to find that while the thrust remains the same, the end is far from sight.


The gap between where we are and where we want to be

The Skill India Mission aims to provide skills training to around 402 million people by the year 2022. In the first of a two-part series, Shambhu Ghatak upholds estimates of skilled workforce from various reports to highlight the yawning gap that needs to be bridged.