Online Distance education Market Is Thriving Worldwide by 2025 | Educomp Solutions, NIIT, IGNOU, BYJU’s, Next Education, Meritnation

Online Distance education or long-distance learning is the internet and online education of students who may not always be physically present at a school. Traditionally, this usually involved correspondence courses wherein the student corresponded with the school via post. Today it involves online education. Courses that are conducted (51 percent or more] are either hybrid, blended or 100% distance learning. The Online Distance education market is expected to grow worth of USD +20 Billion and at a CAGR of +20% over the forecast period 2019-2025. This report studies the Online Distance…

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Why the world is due a revolution in economics education

Economic thinking governs much of our world. But the discipline’s teaching is stuck in the past. Centred around antiquated 19th-century models built on Newtonian physics, economics treats humans as atomic particles, rather than as social beings. While academic research often manages to transcend this simplicity, undergraduate education does not – and the influence of these simplified ideas is carried by graduates as they go on to work in politics, media, business and the civil service. Economists such as myself tend to speak in tightly coded jargon and mathematical models. We speak of “economic…

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Facebook is regulating its products before lawmakers force them to

Earlier this month, Facebook undertook an effort to recast the debate around the regulation of big tech companies on its own terms. Mark Zuckerberg wrote an op-ed; Sheryl Sandberg published a blog post; and their deputies gave interviews to outlets read closely by policymakers. The overall effect was of a company that has spent the past two years on the defensive organizing around a core set of principles to advocate for: principles that will allow the company to continue operating basically as is. This week, we saw the second plank of…

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Is Plantronics (PLT) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

In the latest trading session, Macy’s (M) closed at $24.06, marking a -1.6% move from the previous day. More For those looking to find strong Computer and Technology stocks, it is prudent to search for companies in the group that are outperforming their peers. Is Plantronics (PLT) one of those stocks right now? By taking a look at the stock’s year-to-date performance in comparison to its Computer and Technology peers, we might be able to answer that question. Plantronics is a member of our Computer and Technology group, which includes…

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Company makes staff crawl on street as punishment in China, video is viral

A company’s bizarre punishment for employees who couldn’t meet the targets set out for them has left many on the Internet in shock. Videos circulating online show employees of the company being forced to crawl on a busy street as punishment for not achieving their year-end targets. The clips have gone viral and collected a ton a reactions from netizens. The incident took place in Zaozhuang, China’s Shandong Province on January 14. The video shows women, who reportedly work for a company that sells beauty products, crawling down a busy…

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SC relaxes norms: Is the jig against Maharashtra’s dance bars finally up?

Even after the Supreme Court (SC) partially struck down the 2016 law governing dance bars, the state government is confident about strict regulation of such bars. While hoteliers welcomed the order, they are also sceptical whether they will be able to run the bars like before. On Thursday, the apex court, on pleas of hotel and restaurant owners , relaxed stringent conditions set by the state that made it virtually impossible to get licences for dance bars. The court ruled that it was okay to regulate the bars, but that…

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This makeup collab is so gym-friendly you can sweat in peace

If you’re one of those people who work out with makeup on, there is a collaboration that creates products that stay put. (Shutterstock/ezphoto) If you’re one of those people who work out with makeup on, Puma and Maybelline collaborated on a collection for that very purpose. Even when you’re not in the gym, the products promise to stay put. The 12-piece athleisure-inspired collection features Maybelline products in blush pink packaging with touches of metallic red and Puma’s logo on it. According to a press release, this “fuses beauty, fashion, and…

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