Category Archives: EDUCATION

Summer camps go hi-tech: Students eager to learn robotics and AI during the break

HYDERABAD: Hand painting and creative arts is passé for summer camps as robotics and research oriented programmes have emerged as the new options in the city. Summer camps for school children have undergone a seachange in recent times, moving from basic arts and craft to specialized courses in computer sciences, robotics, aeromodelling etc. With conclusion of final exams, increasing number of parents are looking forward to engage their wards in summer camps. Research oriented… Read Article →

Traditional library space reconfigured for new high-tech learning

The high school library is located in a large room with high ceilings. It once served as a ballroom when it was a former mansion.  It is a true blend of modern technology, furniture and textures with traditional architecture. “I was actually on the committee that worked together to bring the money in to redo the library,” explained senior student Andrew Beecher. Canisius senior Andrew Beecher said this new space… Read Article →

The future of education debate

Keynote speeches are being delivered by such luminaries as Business Secretary Vince Cable and Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt – with even a contribution from actor and comedian Alan Davies – and topics examined over three days include financial restraints, the reform of qualifications and the curriculum, and the skills needs of the modern economy. But of equal importance are the issues being raised by Further Education providers – the… Read Article →