Thursday, 28 September 2017

Today's all educational news date 28/09/2017

The number of applications, from South India, to study in the United Kingdom has witnessed a nine per cent jump last year compared to previous years, a top British envoy said here today.

The number of applications from South India which were "flat two years ago," grew by 9 per cent last year, British Deputy High Commissioner in Chennai, Bharat Joshi said.

"Last year, it went up by 9 per cent.. Students have started to understand much better what the UK system is," he told reporters.

Elaborating further, he said, applications were processed from five states -- Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.

"What we have seen is that quality of students applying to United Kingdom universities has improved," he said, adding, there has been constant increase in visit visas issued to Indians.Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) is cited in popular textbooks used in Introductory Anthropology & Cultural Anthropology courses in USA. A small idea, backed by the passion of one individual grows into an institution and that institution has today become a revolution. As KISS is world’s largest anthropology laboratory, it finds place in text books in USA. The students of Anthropology far and wide will know about KISS as a preserver of World’s first population - indigenous. As a result, thousands of university students in the US will now have some knowledge about Odisha, Tribal of Odisha and KISS. As KISS is a successful model for eradication of poverty through education, it has become a subject of research for many eminent and reputed anthropologists from India and abroad. Findings of a research work on KISS has now featured in two popular textbooks, namely ‘Window on Humanity-A Concise Introduction to Anthropology’ and ‘Mirror for Humanity-A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (8th Edition) written by Conrad Philip Kottak. These two books are very popular for introductory level anthropology course in U.S. universities.

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