Category: Education

Japan enacts legislation making preschool education free in effort to boost low fertility rate

Japan enacted legislation Friday that will make preschool education free as part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s drive to expand child care support and boost the country’s birthrate. The government will use revenue from the planned consumption tax hike in October to run the education program, which is expected to cost ¥776 billion per year. […]

Expect important changes in education in 3 years: Manipur minister

New Delhi: Manipur’s education and labour minister Thokchom Radheshyam Singh is committed to overhauling the state’s creaky education system by the time the N Biren Singh-led government completes its five-year term in 2021. The son of a village schoolteacher, Singh considers education reforms as most critical for the state’s 360-degree development. A former Indian Police […]

How One Initiative is Helping Over 12,000 Schools & Colleges Move to a Greener Tomorrow

Innovations can bloom in a developing world with limited resources only when schools and colleges play a vital role in preparing students to meet the sustainability challenges of the future. This requires not only new course content but also new and engaging ways of teaching that content. And this is exactly what Wipro has been […]