Archive | May, 2014

5 Quick Tips to Tackle Standardized Tests: The College Board

16 May

Standardized tests are a critical component of your application to universities abroad – whether it’s the SAT or ACT for undergraduate admissions to the US, the GMAT, or the GRE for postgraduate admissions worldwide. Taking standardized tests are often projected as being overwhelming, stress-filled experiences, but they don’t need to be. Here are 5 tips to […]

Creating a new model for Education

15 May

How can we create models of learning and entrepreneurship through utilization of the private sector? We asked Gurjit Singh Lalli, Director at the Asia-Scotland Institute  for his take. Lalli is also Director of an USD $80 million social investment fund, and Ambassador at HRH Prince Charles Youth Business Trust, and Co-Founder of Power of Youth, […]

Supporting An Education for All Girls

14 May

#BringBackOurGirls With the search ongoing for the 250-kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls, taken from their school on the 14th April, we revisit the poignant words of Preneet Kaur, India’s Minister of State for External Affairs – who spoke about the importance of giving girls an opportunity to get an education, at Salwan Media’s One Globe 2014 Conference […]

Skills Training: Care-giving for Ageing Populations

12 May

Mr. Kotaro Tamura, Adjunct Professor, Lee Kwan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore and Chairman, Strategic Initiative of Japan spoke at Salwan Media’s One Globe 2014 conference held at The Imperial hotel in New Delhi, February 2014. “I want to touch upon two things – one, technology is killing jobs, the other […]

Building Smart Cities: Amitabh Kant

8 May

Excerpt from a panel session ‘Smart Cities and Economic Corridors‘ which took place at the Salwan Media One Globe 2014 Conference, held in February 2014 at The Imperial in New Delhi. Amitabh Kant, CEO and Managing Director, Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Limited (DMICDC) “You know when cities were made across Europe and America, […]

Straight Talk: Do College Rankings Matter? Part 2

6 May

Straight Talk: Do College Rankings Matter? [Part 2 in a 2 part series] By Pushkar   Very few Indian colleges and universities offer good quality education. Most institutions, even if they are ranked by national magazines or have won some award or another, do not provide the knowledge and skills you need to become employable. […]

Employment, Empowerment & Education

2 May

India is young and restless and our youth has dreams and aspirations – and as a policy maker, I believe it is our duty to help them achieve their goals. To achieve their goals I think we need to focus on new politics. And the agenda of new politics is that the new politics should […]