Learning a language is not just acquiring a lingua franca, the associated grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and structure of sentences; nor is it just acquiring the listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. It goes way beyond that ~ understanding the associated culture of the country that particular language has stemmed from.
K-Yan, short for Knowledge Vehicle is not only a multipurpose device but a solution, which helps transform pedagogy from mere transmission to a facilitator of transformation.
Geneo is an app developed for different types of learners with customised features and mentorship
Why is learning a language important? We all know the answer. This skill, when acquired, opens a plethora of opportunities, be it in the personal or professional domain. A language is not just learning how to read, write, listen and speak, in whatever order, but to understand the culture that the language stems from. One of the most common languages, English, has seen a paradigm shift in teaching and learning experiences over the years.
A learning centre is imparting literacy to ragpickers at the Ghazipur landfill site, bringing glimpses of life in the mainstream and hope for a less grimy future
India’s Companies Act 2013 (Companies Act) has introduced several new provisions, which change the face of Indian corporate business. One of such provisions is Corporate Social responsibility or CSR. The concept of CSR rests on the ideology of give and take (excerpt from source: article by Mansukhlal Hiralal & Company, mondaq.com, as accessed on 25.05.2018). The activities that can be done by the company to achieve its CSR obligations include many such, which fall under the umbrella of SDGs or Sustainable Development Goals.
With approximately 65% of India’s population below 35 years, the country boasts of large human resources reservoir, which when tapped could lead to stupendous growth. However, the important question, which needs urgent redressal is whether the balance between education, employability and employment is being struck? Newsletter from Jaipuria School of Business covers some inspiring journeys of Skilled Youth.
Since providing meaningful employment and livelihood opportunities to youth is an absolute necessity to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth, given the favourable demographics, the critical next step is to provide skills and livelihood training to people across the learning spectrum from different social groups, improving income and standard of living, not only for the individuals, but their families and communities.
Blog-jpinternational-20180805-Can a profession, like teaching, heavy on human connect, be replaced with technology?
The teacher forms an important connect between the school, all that it contains, the education imparted and the learner – indeed, an important responsibility. However, with intense competition, accelerating workload, increasing time constraints, and never-ending responsibilities, the task of a teacher has become a rather tough one. Notwithstanding these challenges, each teacher tries his/her best to impart quality education; to the aid of these important ‘ambassadors’ of learning comes, at times, new-age technology – not with the aim to replace, mind you, but with the aim to help catalyse improved teaching-learning experiences.
News-The Sunday Guardian-20180729-A multimedia device that is taking digital learning to rural classrooms (K-Yan)
The traditional “chalk and talk” method is being supplanted in urban classroom by digital tools that enable learning and are aimed at enhancing the experience of both teachers and students. But in the rural sphere, such modern methods have a limited reach, thanks to inconsistent power supply and low Internet penetration.