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Oxford University Press merges its two training divisions

NEW DELHI: Oxford University Press (OUP) has announced the merger of its two schooling divisions – Oxford Education and Asia Education – into a new commercial enterprise working the world over.
The new division may be headed through Fathima Dada, the cutting-edge coping with director of Oxford Education.
South Africa-born Fathima, who started out her profession as a trainer within the apartheid generation and has also worked with Pearson, takes up the brand new position immediately.
OUP CEO Nigel Portwood stated that developing a single department, centered at the publishing residence’s education markets, will help it to compete more correctly and similarly decorate its capability to serve colleges and newcomers across the world.
“We are already very a hit inside the markets that we serve, but we need to ensure that we can boost up our digital transformation and constructing of market-main instructional offerings,” Portwood stated.
OUP is a department of the University of Oxford and is regarded the world’s biggest college press with the widest worldwide presence.
Its publishing software consists of scholarly works in all instructional disciplines, bibles, song, college and university textbooks, children’s books, materials for coaching English as a foreign language, enterprise books, dictionaries and reference books, and educational journals.

PIL in HC for setting up KVs in all tehsils in countryNEW DELHI: A PIL became Friday moved within the Delhi High Court searching for instructions to the relevant government to set up a Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) in each tehsil of each country inside the usa.
The petition by means of BJP chief Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay also seeks a course to the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) to make the problem of ‘ambitions, gadgets and fundamental structure of the Constitution’ mandatory for all college students of instructions I-VIII.
Upadhyay, additionally a attorney, in his plea has claimed that “cohesion in diversity is discovered and celebrated” within the KVs as those faculties have students from all components of a state and “identical possibilities are provided to all students notwithstanding their non secular, territorial variations”.
“The low rate structure of Kendriya Vidyalayas will assist the bad college students in getting a fine education together with an publicity to the competitive world. The status quo of KVs can even inspire the close by faculties to offer a higher education as they’ll face a opposition,” the petition, that’s probable to be indexed on Monday, contends. It states that currently, there are 5,464 tehsils in India and a complete of one,209 KVs. “To acquire real equality and raise terrible, weak, Dalits, tribals and deprived sections of society, State need to offer uniform education having commonplace syllabus and common curriculum to all college students of I-VIII standards in spirit of Articles 14, 15, 16, 21A and Preamble of the Constitution,” the plea said and contends that the equal might be provided within the KVs.

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