Month: May 2020

How to Write a College Paper

Writing a research paper can be challenging if you aren’t a strong writer. Here are some tips on how to start writing a college paper. Writing is an important skill for many professions, and long-form writing assignments are just one way your classes can help prepare you for your career. In addition […]

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Guidelines for Train Services beginning on 1st June 2020

Ministry of Railways (MoR) in consultation with Ministry of Health & Family welfare (MoHFW) and Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) has decided that train services on Indian Railways shall be further partially restored w.e.f. from 01st June 2020. Indian Railways will start operations of 200 passenger services as listed in the […]

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Lower rate of EPF subscription 10% with EPFO notified

Various measures have been announced from time to time to provide relief to the employers and employees of the establishments covered under the EPF & MP Act, 1952 distressed by Lockdown to prevent spread of COVID-19 and other disruptions due to Pandemic. The reduction in statutory rate of contributions from […]

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bahtings

PLEs I found a really interesting podcast by Graham Attwell describing and discussing the idea of personal learning environments (PLEs) where students can build up their own online learning tools using the Internet e.g. Wikipedia, blogs, discussions, online journals to create their own learning landscape. They have come about to get away from controlling learning […]

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5 Things to Do During Syllabus Week

Syllabus Week refers to the first week of classes in a semester. For the most part, your first week will serve as an introduction to all of your courses. The beginning of a new semester can be both exciting and stressful, and you might be anxious about starting your new classes. Luckily, […]

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5 Jobs You Can Land with a Healthcare Management Degree

Most healthcare managers work for hospitals or other healthcare organizations where they plan, direct and coordinate medical and health services. The field of healthcare management offers both a competitive salary and strong job growth, making it an attractive career choice for those interested in both healthcare and business. According to the Bureau of […]

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How to Find a Career You Are Passionate About

Whether you’re looking for your first job or you’re contemplating switching careers, it’s important to take the time to discover your passion. It can be difficult to find a job you are passionate about. Some people find their niche at an early age, but for most of us, it takes […]

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Quality education and learning

In a discussion today at work about quality processes I remembered the model of education which has been successful for Athabasca university in Canada. Their enrolments have increased many fold because people can enrol for gap courses to complete qualifications they are taking at other universities etc. Also students can enrol any […]

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More stuff about quality

This picture shows the damage done to the road when the Water of the Leith got out of control in the May 2006 floods. I took this on a sunday walk with the dogs. This illustrates for me that “Quality is about preventing damage in education,not about fencing it off […]

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25 NDRF teams deployed on ground to manage the situation

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting today to review the response measures against cyclone ‘Amphan’ developing in the Bay of Bengal. Prime Minister took full stock of the situation and reviewed the response preparedness as well as the evacuation plan presented by the National Disaster Response Force […]

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