Education blog by Pearson India

  • Boost your JEE Preparation with IIT-JEE Foundation Series

    In India, to be an IIT graduate or an IIT student is momentous. It is a steppingstone for many engineering aspirants. These institutes are built to offer a competitive learning environment and a bright future to their students. Every year, over a million students in India take IIT entrance exams. Even though there are limited seats, the enthusiasm is the same every single year.

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  • 20 Reasons Why Digital Learning is the Future of Education

    Conventional education has gone through tremendous changes in the recent past. With the pandemic outbreak, the world witnessed a massive swing in educational methods. Plus, we saw how digital methods came to the rescue. Access to the internet and a smartphone or computer can make education accessible from any corner of the world. E-learning not only benefits students by allowing them to keep learning without interruptions, but also helps educators reach out to students. Furthermore, it helps them excel in their teaching skills too.

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  • What Is the Concept Of An E-library? How Is It Useful?

    A digital library, also known as an e-library, is a collection of documents in an organized digital form, available on the internet or on disks. The purpose of an e-library is to store, access, and manage magazine articles, books, audio files, images, and video files. In the case of e-libraries, various data can be merged easily, which helps keep information up-to-date.

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  • Learning Beyond Books/New Age Learning Curriculum

    "You don't understand anything until you learn it more than one way." a quote by Marvin Minksy, explores how different approaches aid and strengthen the knowledge a learner acquires. While their academic knowledge may be limited to the classroom, learning in other forms transpires every second of their day. Therefore, the school as a whole can serve as a source of learning itself, broadening their scope of wisdom and intellect.

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  • The rapid evolution of the Higher Education sector in India

    The face of higher education in India has changed drastically in the past two decades. Privatization has increased the cost of education, reduced job opportunities while increased competition in the sector. This is one of the many reasons why the education sector is looking back at its functions and systems in order to bring about the necessary changes and align with the advancements that are happening in the sector. The evolution of higher education and the gap between Traditional education and modern education is creating a contrast of opinions. On one hand, students and parents are looking at education as an investment and something that will give them a decent return on their investment. On the other hand, the job market is doubting the quality of “product” that Higher education is producing, as they are not “industry ready”.

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  • How To Improve English Speaking Skills As a Student?

    How important is it for a student to be able to fluently converse in English? This is a question as valid as asking how important oxygen is to human lives. English speaking skills are the fundamentals of a student's academic life. It is a global language, and hence, it is important to inculcate at least some basic English speaking skills. That’s just the start. Moving ahead in school or university, students must aim to develop exemplary speaking skills in this language.

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  • How to Improve English Listening Skills for Students?

    Listening skills should be inculcated in students right from the very first day of school. In fact, it's ideal if it begins at home. One might argue that it is a skill that one possesses by default. That may be a subjective argument. But to know if one has good listening skills, here are some characteristics to consider that define its excellence.

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  • 30-Days Strategy to Revise UPSC Prelims

    UPSC Prelims are dated for June 5th, 2022, and the aspirants can give a good month for revisions leaving some buffer days in their hands. The pressure now is more than the entire preparation that must have lasted for months or even years for some. This last lap is the one that decides the win, and all the students are pumped up to cover the entire syllabus over and over again in the last 30 days. That is the right goal to set for the last-minute UPSC Prelims preparation. But what is the correct way to pursue it so that the students can efficiently use this handful of time before the exam? A reliable, systematic 30-day strategy!

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  • Preparing for CLAT 2022 in the last 40 days - the dos and the don'ts!

    CLAT 2022 is less than 2 months away which calls for some rigorous last-minute preparations. This centralized national level entrance test for law aspirants opens their gateway to 22 National Law Universities in India. An exam that holds so much value can be intimidating for students to tackle. But not if they know how to prepare for CLAT 2022 within a significant amount of time.

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  • UGC NET Paper 2 Preparation Strategy & Study Material

    UGC NET exam is conducted in two papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2) each consisting of multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Both these papers intend to test the candidate’s aptitude in terms of teaching/academic research and their specialization in any subject. Paper 1 holds a weightage of 100 marks for 50 questions, and Paper 2 holds 200 marks for 100 questions.

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