The company has a broad potential overseas market since more than 4,000 universities, as well as over 30,000 primary and secondary schools around the world, are offering Chinese courses. Besides, a total of 200 million people outside China have learned and use Chinese, according to China's Ministry of Education. … [Read more...] about China Focus: Technology at China’s int’l services trade fair brings new vision for future education
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Integration of technology helps link theory with practice and develop valuable, lifelong skills and strategies. For example, virtual labs for experimentation are now possible. Online technologies allow students to collaborate and share ideas and discoveries. Educators must emphasize conceptual understanding rather than rote learning. They can use 3D videos and models to explain difficult concepts, more tangibly and clearly and help students build stronger fundamentals. … [Read more...] about Can New Education Policy boost tech adoption?
The Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Tuesday released an eight-week alternative academic calendar, developed by NCERT, for classes 9 to 12. The alternative calendar maps the themes with use of technology and social media tools to provide education while the students are at home. … [Read more...] about Education Minister launches 8-week alternative academic calendar for classes 9 to 12
By Sreeraman ThiagarajanWhat do you think of when you picture humans talking to their devices and using voice to command machines? If you are like most of us, you are probably imagining a futuristic Star Trek like scenario where man-machine interactions occur as if by magic. But the reality is quite different, because voice-enabled assistants are already a part of our everyday lives, and while there is a fair bit of technical wizardry needed, none of it involves undertaking voyages to distant planets. Back on earth, at my home, the voice-enabled Google Assistant has quickly become a familiar presence, and my dad, wife and son turn to it for help, multiple times a day. Appa, who can’t see too well without his reading glasses, calls out to the Google Assistant on his phone every time he needs to access some information without having to type. My son can’t seem to get over his curiosity and keeps asking the Assistant about astronomy and math, and I usually call out to ask for … [Read more...] about Indian consumers are using voice technology to get things done. Brands are you listening?
Pokhriyal on his official twitter handle writes, “My heartfelt thanks to all students and parents for reposing trust in the government and participating in JEE Main exam. Process for result declaration has begun and results will be announced soon.” … [Read more...] about JEE Mains 2020 results to be announced soon, says Education Minister Pokhriyal