Category: Online Education

IIT-Kharagpur plans to bring flexible credit-based system in 2016

The new system will be introduced in phases from 2016. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur will soon introduce a new “credit-based system” which would allow students the flexibility to complete a four-year B. Tech course in three-and-a-half years. “For each course there would be pre-specified credit which allows a student the flexibility to complete…

Guj, Australian varsity ink MoU for exchange programme

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat Forensic Science University (GFSU) and Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for students, teachers and technology exchange programme, a statement said. “In order to strengthen cooperation between GFSU in India and the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) in Australia through friendly discussion, the two sides have…

Private school heads condemn exam marking

The heads of leading independent schools say the exam-marking system for GCSEs and A-levels is “not fit for purpose”. Chairman Chris King will tell the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference “urgent reform” is needed to improve the reliability of exam grades. Last year more than 400,000 exam papers were challenged, with more than 77,000 grades being…