ASERF News Bulletin on Education

E-bulletin No - 43

 Date:      1st September – 15th September, 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. 


Indian students are certainly among the best in the world: John Vines, the chief executive of the Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers, Australia (Apesma) since 1984, holds qualifications in civil engineering, economics and is an MBA. He is also a fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He was awarded the Order of Australia Medal in 2002 in recognition of his contribution to science and engineering and was also awarded a centenary of federation medal in 2003”..…………


·   Accounting is like scorekeeping

·   College fee hike sparks row

·   Education is Key to better quality of life

·   Health of primary education in the government sector in Rajasthan

·   HRD shrugs off panel’s choice for IIM-L director

·   Inception of Jeevan Vidya Study Center at Somaiya Vidyavihar

·   Indian-American gets nuclear medicine research 'Nobel'

·   Playschools spell big bucks

·   Putting "Education" Back in Higher Education

·   Realistic review of projects required

·   Seminar throws light on higher education in UK

·   We must divest hatred from minds of misguided youth

·   Why so reckless?

·   Will we achieve the MDGs?

Analysis/Opinion/Innovative Practice

·   Bring misguided youth on path to peace: Pratibha

·   11th Five Year Plan Incorporates Life Long Education: D. Purandeswari

·   Bengal’s economy will suffer if Tatas’ leave: Amartya Sen

·       National Institute Of Science and Technology

·   Quality education has made Pune 'Oxford of East'

·   Streamlining vocational training for skill development

·   The art of not learning


·   Education for Disabled Children

·   Facts about India

·   Intel India joins hands with University of Pune


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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