Webinar on Gandhi’s philosophy of nation-building | India Education,Education News India,Education News

Aligarh: “Mahatma Gandhi gave top priority to the interest of the nation and made efforts for the emotional integration of India as one nation”, said Prof Satish Kumar (National Coordinator, Rajiv Gandhi Study Circle, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth, Varanasi), while delivering a lecture in a webinar on “Philosophy of Gandhi for Nation Building”, organized by the Centre of Distance Education, Aligarh Muslim University. The webinar was organized as part of the weeklong celebrations on Gandhi Jayanti.

Prof Kumar said Gandhi called the people of India as ‘children of Bharat Mata’ and worked all his life for a tolerant and united India that included all communities in its fold.

Prof Akbar Husain (Former Dean, Faculty of Arts) revisited the transforming incidents of Gandhi’s life and recalled his efforts as a forerunner of the Indian freedom struggle.

Earlier, Prof Mohd Nafees Ahmad Ansari (Director, CDE) welcomed the guests and underlined the objective

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SBIKSU holds webinar on ‘National Education Policy and decolonization of Indian mind’

A webinar on National Education Policy and De-colonization of Indian Mind was organized by Sanchi Buddhist-Indian Knowledge Studies University.

 In this seminar, Senior Professor of Philosophy Department Harisingh Gaur Sagar and Ambika Dutt Sharma expressed thier views on new education policy and said that it play an important role in keeping Indians at the roots of Indianness. They said that it is de-colonization because separation from its roots is colonization.

Professor Sharma said that this new education policy encourages learning, doing and being and this will make it possible to create independent and self-reliant citizens. He said that it paved the way for the creation of a perfect personality by adding subjects of humanities and science in the back.

Ambika Dutt Sharma said that it solves the language problem through the three-language formula. In this, mother tongue, regional language and national language have a systematic role in education and society.

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Foundation Fighting Blindness To Jointly Host Online Continuing Medical Education (CME, COPE) Webinar

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Foundation Fighting Blindness, the world’s leading private funding source for retinal degenerative disease research, will host an online  continuing medical education (CME and COPE) course on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. eastern time.

The continuing education course will review a number of topics related to care and management of patients with inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) including:


recommended functional and structural tests,


potential manageable complications,


genetic testing and why it is a critical element in IRD care,


clinical trials and additional resources. 

The course will be delivered by Rachel Huckfeldt, MD, PhD, associate surgeon and director of inherited retinal degenerations fellowships at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and assistant professor of ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School.

“We are delighted to have Dr. Huckfeldt share her extensive knowledge and experience in care for IRD patients

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Webinar organized on internationalization of higher education | Nagpur News

Nagpur: A webinar on ‘Internationalisation of Higher Education’ was organized on Wednesday by department of higher education and University Grants Commission.
Government of India has recently launched National Education Policy 2020, making way for large-scale, transformational reforms in both school and higher education sectors. Ministry of education is organizing a series of Webinars as part of ‘Shikshak Parv’, starting from September 8.
Professor Rakesh Mohan Joshi, chairperson (research), Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Alok Mishra, director, NITI Aayog, prof IK Bhatt, former director, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, Dr S Vaidhya Subramaniam, vice-chancellor, SASTRA (deemed university) were the guest speakers at the webinar. Manju Singh, joint secretary, international cooperation, UGC moderated the session.
“India’s ancient and rich education and cultural heritage have tremendous potential to attract students from abroad,” said Joshi. He emphasized on making coordinated efforts by all HEIs in a single platform to enhance our global outreach.
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