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Psychological Testing In Personnel Selection

Psychological Testing In Personnel Selection

The major objective of psychological tests is to distinguish and highlight the features of a good test.The most commonly used procedure is to construct a psychological or psychometric test. The use of the psychological tests in industrial organizations, with special reference to the selection ofpersonnel and also the typical problems associated with employees and employers [...]

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Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

NEW YORK — Serena Williams says the conversation about stopping domestic abuse shouldn’t just center around women, but men as well. The tennis superstar says education about domestic abuse should start when men are young boys. “I think expanding the conversation to men and expanding the conversation to young boys, it’s so important,” she said in an [...]

June 22, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

Rabbittown Learners’ Program grads change their lives through education

Rabbittown Learners’ Program grads change their lives through education

The Rabbittown Learners’ Program held its adult basic education graduation Tuesday in St. John’s. Graduates shown here are Moaweya Almahad, Ferdinand Butobuto, Abdul Wahab Bwege, Kadir Gada, Nicholas Halfyard, Fatuma Hassan, Goran Ibrahim, Roger Martin, Mususa Mulumba and Claudine Wilcox. – Sam McNeish Create. Laugh. Play. Love. Learn. Words to live by. Students in the [...]

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The Three Steps To Make Google’s Vision For Education A Reality

The Three Steps To Make Google’s Vision For Education A Reality

Instead of sitting exams marked by teachers, students could be assessed by multinationals such as Nike, in a Google vision for education (Photo by Chris Radburn – PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images) Few people would argue that education is on the cusp of transformational change – unless it is to say it is already [...]

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Quality of education slipping, says panel

Quality of education slipping, says panel

Sanjeev Singh Bariana Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 17 The special committee on schools suggested by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has noted that the level of education in Punjab is slipping. This follows the average pass percentage of 59 per cent in government schools this year. The special committee took into account the findings [...]

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Where should I invest to finance my son’s education 7-8 years from now?

Where should I invest to finance my son’s education 7-8 years from now?

Query: I am a central government employee and will be retiring shortly. I will get retirement benefits of about Rs 1.5 crore. Where should I invest this sum to be able to finance my son’s education 7-8 years from now? Jayant R. Pai, CFP and Head of Marketing, PPFAS Mutual Fund replies: Assuming that the entire Rs 1.5 [...]

June 18, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Where should I invest to finance my son’s education 7-8 years from now?

Education briefs for Monday, June 18

Education briefs for Monday, June 18

Denzine named chief of VCU faculty affairs RICHMOND — Virginia Commonwealth University has a new head of faculty affairs. Gypsy Denzine has been named the senior vice provost for faculty affairs at VCU, effective Aug. 6. Denzine comes to the Richmond school from West Virginia University, where she served as dean of the College of [...]

June 18, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Education briefs for Monday, June 18

To simplify syllabus, Tamil Nadu scraps language paper-II for higher secondary exams

To simplify syllabus, Tamil Nadu scraps language paper-II for higher secondary exams

In order to simplify the state higher secondary (HSc) syllabus, the school education department on Monday issued an order to abolish Tamil and English language papers – II. The order means that from this academic year, students will write only six papers for HSc board examinations instead of eight. The state government said this was [...]

June 13, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on To simplify syllabus, Tamil Nadu scraps language paper-II for higher secondary exams

Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has said that the standard of entrance examination for premier medical college AIIMS cannot be diluted and has refused to do away with the online MBBS under-graduate entrance test for this year. Some candidates have challenged the AIIMS online entrance test for MBBS courses to be held in May 26 and 27 [...]

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SC/ST engineering students learn at faster rate: Study

SC/ST engineering students learn at faster rate: Study

Engineering students from the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and the Scheduled Castes (SC) learn at a faster rate than those from the general category, according to a study carried out by Stanford University, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the World Bank. The study on learning assessment outcomes, which was carried out between [...]

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Becoming A Better Parent With Education

Becoming A Better Parent With Education

Online education has taken the world by storm in the past decade, with some online institutions even being accredited through prominent associations. Not every program needs to be accredited, but it certainly helps when the program has been reviewed by a group of peers who know what to look for in a decent online educational [...]

December 9, 2017 admin Education Comments Off on Becoming A Better Parent With Education

Trends in school enrolment and dropout levels

Trends in school enrolment and dropout levels

The Union budget speech recognized the need to measure learning outcomes in schools. An amendment has been introduced to the Right to Education (RTE) Act to permit detentions after class V and class VIII after a test, remedial education and a retest. In light of this, the following data captures some trends with respect to [...]

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