Sreerupa Sil

Sreerupa is the Executive Editor of BW Education at Businessworld. She's passionate about asking a lot of questions and connecting every possible event's effect on education

Latest Articles By Sreerupa Sil

We are very different in giving experiences to a student or even a faculty, Says Professor (Dr.) Chavi Bhargava Sharma, Dean, Faculty of Management Studies, Manav Rachna International University

Conferred with a 5 Star rating by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Rating System in the area of Teaching, Facilities, Social Responsibility and Inclusiveness, Manav Rachna University is highly focused on the student. Chhavi Bhargava Sharma discusses how they make and send out good people.

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Online Education will empower humans, not replace them.

Although he shares his name with a super-hero of the Indian film industry, Salman ‘Sal’ Khan is no less super-hero when it comes to reimagining education. Giving classes and sharing his knowledge started casually over a Yahoo! Doodle notepad in 2001, later taking shape of this huge online learning resource platform ‘Khan Academy’. Sal, Founder of Khan Academy predicts the future of online education along with its risks in his email chat with BW Education’s Sreerupa Sil.

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"We need three types of policy reforms in the education sector."

Way back in 1981, a decade before liberalization of Indian economy, he started NIIT Technologies. NIIT University was imagined, envisioned and eventually established by Rajendra Singh Pawar, Chairman and co-founder of NIIT group, in 2009. Reformative, as his ideas always are, Pawar speaks to Sreerupa Sil of BW Education on the immediate needs in the education sector, the three reforms and note for higher education leaders.

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Much higher mean and much less standard deviation is what we need in education

Often referred to as ‘The Highest Ranked Civil Servant’ in India, T.S.R. Subramanian, the former Cabinet Secretary has taken up the most ‘firsts’ in the country. In 1992, he went to Washington as the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh and signed the agreement on ‘Education for All’ with World Bank. This was World Bank’s first loan ever to a non-financial infrastructure sector. The often used ‘Right to Information Act’ was first drafted by him. He was highly regarded for chairing the committee to provide recommendations on National Education Policy. This interview with BW Education’s Sreerupa Sil, revolves around his perception on education and understanding the past to lead us to the future.

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'IIMs Will Soon Appoint Directors; JNU Research Seats To Go Up'

Union HRD Minister, Prakash Javadekar, in an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, answers a range of questions and says that his priority is to improve education in government schools

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“India has the best brains for engineering”

In the recent visit to Indian engineering colleges Mr. Jean Pierre Trotignon, Executive Director, ‘n+i’, network of 45 French Post Graduate Engineering Schools spoke about the Indo-French relationship on engineering education and future opportunities.

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'New Education Policy Must Ensure Safety Of Dalit Students On Campuses'

In an interview with BW Businessworld’s Sreerupa Sil, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor says India would certainly have modernised and democratised -- without having to go through the ordeal that was colonial rule.

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Emotional Intelligence and Effective Communication are the most important of skills, tells Dr. Mel Bull, Principal Lecturer and Programme Lead for the MBA, Sheffield Hallam University

All students will leave university with ‘knowledge’. But what's equally important is developing skills in emotional intelligence and effective communication which prepare students to respond to different dynamics, challenges and opportunities in their careers, tells Dr. Mel Bull

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Book Chat: With Dr. Ashok Pandey on his first book "The Pedagogical Life-Essays on Educating India"

Over a quick chat on the release of his much-awaited first book, Dr. Ashok Pandey, NPSC Chairman and Principal, Ahlcon International School shares his motivation to pen his first book and plan forward in authoring more.

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Ireland extends stay back option from 12 to 24 months for Post Graduate and PhD Students

The era that marks cut down in visa staybacks, whether H1B type US visa or European visas, Ireland plays a masterstroke by increasing the duration of visa, especially for masters and PhD students.

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