Article on July 30, 2017

Entrepreneurship education at an early age holds the key to curbing suicide rates among youth in India

India has one of the worlds’ highest suicide rates in youth aged 15 – 29. According to a 2015 report by the National Crime Records Bureau, every hour, one student commits suicide in India. Failure to cope with exams, fear of disappointing their parents and a general sense of hopelessness was a commonly stated reason for the suicides.

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‘Indian Learners Are Extremely Focused on Building Tech and Business Skills

In an email interview, Raghav Gupta, India Country Director, Coursera tells BW how Coursera is rising to address the demand for quality courses to address the dire requirement for new skills. He talks about Coursera for Business and the high quality courses they are introducing in India, in partnership with esteemed institutions such as Indian School of Business (ISB).

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Bonding with Schools is a Part of Parenting

The journey of a loved one to a choice school on the first day is a matter of incredible excitement. Parental expectations and a school’s response may not always be in sync with each other. It is necessary that parents take certain steps on their part to turn this relationship into a lasting, memorable and fruitful experience.

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