"This is also an alternative to the private schools with ICSE and CBSE boards, which are charging hefty fees," Durge said, adding that the teachers appointed for the school will come from those who have the "best English communication skill" from the staff. … [Read more...] about BMC schools to start teaching ICSE, CBSE Boards; ‘huge win’ for education system, says Aaditya Thackeray
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‘Escape room’ experiences To meet the demand for variety, designers look for new elements to offer in their games. “Legacy” style games—where players customize the game as they play it, writing on the board, and discarding rules or game components—create a one-off, individualized variant of a core game. They also invite a group to play together over several play sessions, modifying “their” game throughout the experience. … [Read more...] about Board-game design is thriving
UC-Berkeley is also resisting machine-driven admissions. Janet Gilmore, UC-Berkeley’s senior director of communications & public affairs, says the university has no automated processes, and that the applicant’s complete file is evaluated by trained readers. Its admissions process website states that “race, ethnicity, gender, and religion are excluded from the criteria,” and that the school uses a holistic review process that looks at both academic (course difficulty, standardized test scores) and nonacademic factors. In the latter case, it could be personal qualities such as character and intellectual independence, or activities like volunteer service and leadership in community organizations. … [Read more...] about Schools are using software to help pick who gets in. What could go wrong?
Medical schools have traditionally focused more on medicine and treatment than environmental factors. In recent years, doctors have bemoaned how underprepared medical students are for operating inside of the healthcare system. In January 2018, Dr. Rusha Modi, a faculty member at the University of Southern California Gehr Center for the Implementation of Science, wrote an op-ed complaining about medical students’ illiteracy on public health. Through chatting with medical residents on rounds at the county hospital where he worked in 2017, he found they knew very little about an important healthcare bill being considered at the time. The bill, put up by Republican senators Lindsay Graham and Bill Cassidy, would have repealed the Affordable Care Act. … [Read more...] about Kaiser Permanente is redesigning medical school, starting with the cadaver
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