ASERF News Bulletin on Education

E-bulletin No - 37

 Date:      16th May  – 31st May, 2008

Welcome to ASERF News Bulletin on Education, a free By-Monthly E-Bulletin to keep you abreast of the relevant and latest Educational - news, views and policy research - from India and abroad. 


Soon, study Mathematics with music:Mathematic and music may seem like unlikely partners. But if the three science academies of the country—Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian National Science Academy and National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI)—have their way, their proposal for a four-year Bachelor of Science programme will be cleared by the Centre and science education will include a mix of physics and economics or dance and chemistry”..…………


·   CFA permitted to conduct exam in India

·   Eight schools draw blank

·   Government lines up sovereign guarantee for students

·   Now learn at IIT through distance education

·   India for more UK investment in education

·   Indian American Mathematician Honoured

·   Job seekers turn providers

·   On cards, separate financial institution for minorities in J&K

·   Should Kalam proffer

·   University for people of Indian origin next year

Analysis/Opinion/Innovative Practice

·   Delhi HC permits CFA exams in India

·   Government should eliminate subsidy in higher education

·   Knowledge workers have a role in social transformation: Prof Punjabi

·   Promoting science education


·   Building Global Universities in India

·   Mumbai University may be taken over by Centre

·   New ITI curriculum to link education with jobs

·   Staff development programme


Apeejay Stya Education Research Foundation (ASERF), has instituted ‘Dr Stya Paul Young Educationist Award’ for honouring Young Educationists who have demonstrated their potential by making an impact on Indian education.

A Citizen of India below the age of 45 years, who has published books, research papers in Indian or international journals on any aspect of Indian education such as Early Childhood education, elementary education, teacher education, higher education, technical and professional education, is eligible for consideration for the award. The published work should be such as is indicative of the author’s original contribution to the advancement of educational thought or improvement in educational practices in the Indian context. The Award comprise a cash amount of Rs. 50,000/-, a robe of honour and citation.


ASERF invites application from the eligible scholars for the Award of the year 2008. The prescribed format along with the terms and conditions can be downloaded from the ASERF Website or obtained from ASERF’s office.


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Aditya Berlia                                                                                                                                                        Dr. Mithilesh Kr Singh

Director, ASERF                                                                                                                                               Editor, ASERF E-bulletin

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