Education blog by Pearson India

  • Online Vs. Traditional School: Which Is The Better Choice?

    The lockdown of Covid-19 has completely changed the education game. Being in college was once associated with dorm rooms and lecture halls but now most people are opting for online classes because of convenience. There are pros and cons to both learning systems so let us explore those points so you can choose the one that is more suited to your needs.

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  • The value of skills and workforce development in India

    India has an immense requirement for a skilled workforce with its growing economy, ever-changing technology, and increasing international trade. To develop a skilled workforce, there is a need to adapt skill-based educational practices. Recognising the value of skill development is a requisite for the competitive job market. Skill development can be defined as the time invested in improving proficiency to stay future-ready and be able to complete a task with higher rates of success at the right time. Skill development is an essential practice as skills determine one's ability to execute their plans with success.

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  • esports: Workforce skills in e-sports, its emergence, and scope in India

    When we think of sports, we imagine a scene from our favourite cricket match or an iconic goal in football, or a range of other physical games which require exceptional skills and athletic ability for playing. However, the realm of esports is rapidly becoming one of the most popular forms of entertainment and competition in the country. The esports sector is still in a developing stage in India while emerging trends lead to the fact that this industry is all set to grow by leaps and bounds and will soon rival the traditional sports leagues in India.

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  • 5 Useful Studying Strategies for School Students That Don't Enjoy Studying

    Studying can be fun, playful, informative, and important, but many school students find studying intimidating and often run away from it. Even for the students who like studying, it can be a time-consuming process where they have to do assignments, schedule their time, and even pause or push other activities in order to complete their given schoolwork. And all this may feel like a burden to the students who don't enjoy studying. Effective studying requires various skills and strategies to complete the assignments on time and without procrastination, and these skills often are not taught explicitly. With the increased self-sufficiency commanded by virtual education, school students that do not enjoy studying can acquire some useful studying techniques to manage their goals and effectively increase their knowledge.

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  • How To Develop 21st Century Skills through Blended Learning

    Blended learning can be defined as an approach to education that blends online educational materials and opportunities for interaction online with traditional classroom-based learning methods. Blended learning promotes knowledge and skill with the combination of face to face and online study methods, while conventional method deals in the only face to face system study methods. Furthermore, both blended and conventional learning are known to possess similar methods, structure, content, strategy and learning activities.

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  • NEP 2020: Challenges and Opportunities for Teachers

    On the 11th of June 2014 Narendra Modi made his first speech in the Parliament as the Prime Minister. He had spoken for slightly more than an hour and during his speech he spoke for nearly seven minutes on education. That vision of the PM has come true through the National Education Policy 2020 (NEP). Mr. Modi had made it clear that education will have the less privileged children as its first priority and the teachers would be centre-stage. He also made it clear that technology would be honed to reach out to the hitherto unreached. The NEP 2020 fulfils his vision of 21st Century education in India.

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  • 5 reasons why online learning solutions are the future of higher education

    This generation has experienced some monumental changes in the form of remote or online learning. Schools and other higher educational institutions are collaborating with many online learning solutions providers to create an immersive learning experience for their students with accessible and customised learning tools.

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  • 5 Main Benefits of Digital Libraries for Higher Education

    Libraries have always been a crucial part of the learning process. One can describe the library as a centrally organized set consisting of resources that include an entire spectrum of different types of media (text, video, hypermedia) as well as human services. When we think about libraries, the first thing that comes to mind is the physical components such as space, equipment, storage, racks full of books and other academic material.

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  • UGC NET 2021: Exam Preparation Tips and Important Books

    University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test exam or UGC NET exam is an eligibility exam for candidates appearing for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and/ or the post of Assistant Professor in Indian universities and colleges. It is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA).

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