Law school admission test

Pearson VUE, the global leader in computer–based testing for academic, professional and licensure examinations, has announced the opening of registrations for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), India 2012. The test will be conducted on May 5, 2012 in major cities across the country.

LSAT—India is a special version of the LSAT® which is conducted globally by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). The test is specifically designed by the LSAC for admissions to Indian law colleges. It is a standardised test that assesses critical-thinking skills, logical-reasoning, problem-solving skills and traits that are needed for a successful career in law. Many of the country’s leading law colleges, such as Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat, use LSAT—India scores as part of the admissions criteria for their law courses.

Candidates can register for the 140-minute test at www.pearsonvueindia.com/lsatindia.

Summer programmes

GenieKids is conducting a host of summer programmes for children aged between 3 and 14. Children above 5 years can attend full day (by taking 2 programmes). The child can start any Monday and take any number of weeks (minimum being three weeks). Weeks can be continuous or intermittent (with a break for few weeks in between). Advance booking is required. (Full refund for any cancellation before commencement of week). For further details contact, Geniekids Learning Resources Pvt. Ltd, Phones: 2520-2510, 41161575,98450-45833.

Travel writing workshop

iReboot is conducting a hands-on workshop with activities that turns one’s passion for travel into a skill, on March 10 and 11, 2012. Get insightful and constructive feedback from a national award winning writer who will guide you with her rich experience on how to craft a travel piece through destination research, creating a compelling story, elements of style, writing for magazines and guide books. Contact 9035789474 for details and registration.

Life skills training for children

The School of Success offers classes for children between 3-15 years. The main focus is on life skills, value education and leadership qualities. The topic for the current module being ‘Namaskara Bengaluru’ where participating children will learn about the rich, cultural heritage and some interesting aspects of Bangalore.

The methods that are used are planned to constantly engage and excite children. Each session is a combination of specific group activities, individual tasks, sing-along, story-telling, videos, and crafts. Other interesting mediums used are puppetry, theater, photography, specialist guest talks and field trips.

The School of Success programmes not only aim at individual success, but also endeavour to create a sense of belonging and respect for family, environment, culture and country.

The Centre has plans on conducting several parenting workshops and a series of exciting activities for children during the summer vacation. For further details, contact School of Success, No. 1301, 13th Cross, Indiranagar 2nd stage, Bangalore -38: Ph: 97899 06146/ 9663400443.

Chocolate making course at IBCA

The Institute of Baking and Cake Art is conducting a special programme on gateaux, torte, pastry and wedge for 5 days  from March 12, 2012. The programme will highlight the different techniques and processes and will cover delicacies such as cappuccino deluxe gateaux, raspberry and mango charlotte, fresh fruit pastry filling, banana blaze pastry, mandarin cheesecake, banoffee pie and chocolate mousse torte.

The Institute is also conducting a one-day course on chocolate making on March 17, 2012. The course would cover the basics of chocolate making, tempering of chocolate — white and dark, a range of techniques, orange and lemon flavoured chocolate, rock chocolate – peanuts and butterscotch, soft centre chocolates - cream and coffee flavoured, liqueur chocolates, truffle and chocolate caramel crea. For further details, contact: 9341721680/ 080- 22106619.