Indian students prefer International Higher Education despite pandemic; Differently-abled consortiums make individuals self-sufficient


Studies show Indian students prefer International Higher Education despite pandemic

According to a recent report for higher education by RedSeer, by the year 2024 Indian students pursuing international higher education is set to reach million. It was also revealed by the UK Home Office that between April 2020 and March 2021, 56,000 student visas were approved for the UK, showing a 13% increase from the year before. The UCAS, or the Universities and Colleges Admissions Services, has also shown a 30% increase in UG applications as well as a 4% rise in Indian applications in June 2021. The pandemic has forced educational institutions to up their game with blended classrooms, digital learning, enabling students to access classrooms on-the-go. Read more.

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Education department of Karnataka is eager to reopen schools

The education department of the state is eager to reopen schools for Class 1 to 9, awaiting the Covid19 Techni or TAC to pass a green signal for on-campus classes to resume. It has come to light that most of the infections are of non-serious nature. The education minister, Nagesh, said, “We will apprise the CM of the situation on the ground, especially of the fact that positivity, in the larger scheme of things, among children attending schools is low. A final decision will then be taken,” about having scheduled a meeting with the members of the TAC, having the CM Basavaraj Bommai also to be present. Read more.

Differently-abled consortiums will make individuals self-sufficient and independent

In order to empower the underprivileged, developing and honing existing skills will make them more independent and self-sufficient. Creating a smaller consortium of differently-abled individuals will bring equity. Youth4Jobs is an organisation offering skill-based training to differently-abled rural youth. Creating consortiums such as this, will enable them to seek funding from organisations locally as well as internationally. These consortiums can also help help small businesses through acquired fundings as well as support differently-abled individuals with their livelihoods. Read more.