Education News Headlines

Indian teacher honoured in Saudi Arabia

Jeddah , Oct 24

The Indian community in Saudi Arabia held a reception here to honour a teacher who has received India's best teacher award.

Recalling lessons during rest improves learning

New York , Oct 21

Recalling the things that you have already learnt boosts your future learning, found a research.

Computers can't match cadavers in teaching anatomy

New York , Oct 17

Despite the growing popularity of using computer simulation to help in teaching college anatomy, students learn much better through the traditional use of human cadavers, finds a research.

MH17 victim conferred with Master's degree

Kuala Lumpur , Oct 15

Elisabeth Ng Lye Ti, a victim of the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, was conferred her masters in management degree, media reported Wednesday.

Afghanistan urged to fight sexual harassment

New York , Oct 14

Afghanistan's new government should take urgent steps to combat sexual harassment of women in education, employment and public life, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Indian-origin student named America's Top Young Scientist

Washington , Oct 22

Sahil Doshi, a 14-year-old Indian-American student has won the 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for his innovative, eco-friendly battery design that could help lower harmful greenhouse gases.

Brain myths hampering teaching worldwide

London , Oct 19

Myths about the brain are common among teachers worldwide and are hampering teaching, noted a study that called for better communication between neuroscientists and educators.

IS 'caliphate' shatters dreams of Iraqi students

Mosul (Iraq) , Oct 16

The "caliphate" proclaimed by the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group in Iraq has shattered the dreams of thousands of students, who were unable to travel to Kirkuk, to pass their exams.

Changing school schedule could help kids perform better

London , Oct 14

Instead of forcing your teenager to wake up early for school, finding a way to start school late could be a better way to help him/her perform better, researchers believe.

World Bank chief hails nobel laureates Satyarthi, Malala

Washington , Oct 10

World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim has hailed 2014 Nobel Peace Prize laureates Indian social activist Kailah Satyarthi and Pakistani teenager Malala Yousufzai for their shared commitment against exploitation of children.