Internet

Microsoft Skype Said to Receive End-to-End Encryption

Microsoft has reportedly rolled out end-to-end encryption for private conversations on Skype that would ensure that the chat content between two people is hidden in both, the chat list and the notifications. This feature comes after months of testing and is now available for all users on Skype iOS, Android, Linux, Mac and Windows, tech website MSPoweruser.com reported. Microsoft […]

Education

HOW SHOULD WE FINANCE HIGHER EDUCATION?

LONDON – “Universal compulsory school attendance. Free instruction. The former exists even in Germany, the second in Switzerland and in the United States in the case of elementary schools. If in some states of the latter country higher education institutions are also ‘free’, that only means in fact defraying the cost of education of the […]

Education

The great public v private education con job

In a recent video for the Public Education Foundation, a NSW not-for-profit whose name describes its mission, three high-profile alumni of government schools talk up the sector. Professor Larissa Behrendt, the first Aboriginal to graduate from Harvard Law School, former High Court judge Michael Kirby and The Chaser and War on Waste’s Craig Reucassel recall fondly the teachers […]

Education

What Role Do Teachers Play in Education?

In 2009, Time magazine hailed School of One, an online math program piloted at three New York City public schools, as one of the year’s 50 best innovations. Each day, School of One software generated individualized math “playlists” for students who then chose the “modality” in which they wished to learn — software, a virtual teacher […]

Gadgets

Fossil Q Venture HR, Q Explorist HR Wear OS Smartwatches Launched in India, Prices Start From Rs. 19,995

Fossil on Monday launched the Q Explorist HR and Q Venture HR smartwatches. The price in India of the latest smartwatches starts from Rs. 19,995, and it will be available in the country by November 2018. The company’s fourth-generation smartwatches with Wear OS by Google feature NFC, built-in GPS, and a heart rate sensor. Since the Explorist and […]

Education

Power of female education

The newly elected government has many challenges to deal with. One of the areas that beckon immediate priority is on health and education particularly that of women. There exists countless evidence on how investing in women’s education and health and paying attention to their employment opportunities and empowerment leads to achieving big dividends in terms […]