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Exhibition on montessori method

                  
The Indian Montessori Association, (IMA), in association with Indian Institute for Montessori Studies (IIMS), will be conducting ‘Metamorphosis’, a Montessori Mela on March 3, from 10 am to 5 pm, at Rotary House of Friendship, Lavelle Road, Bangalore.

The exhibition will feature the montessori method of educating children from infancy to adolescence. (1-1/2 yrs to 12 years). Many montessori schools from all over Bangalore, Tumkur, and other parts of Karnataka will be participating.

Online financial course

Simplilearn.com has announced its entry into the Finance Certification Training after having provided Project Management and IT Services Management field. This training has been accredited by CFA Institute to conduct the CFA Level 1 training.

Simplilearn provides both online and classroom training for CFA Level I certification. Like its other trainings, Simplilearn has designed its own online training curriculum, based on the CFA Institute's curriculum for CFA Level I exam.

This accredited training helps aspirants from around the world to prepare for the certification exam, conducted by CFA Institute twice a year. The course provides the professionals with a broad range of skills needed for a competitive career in the investment industry.

Video learning platform
Mumbai based education startup Gyaanexchange.com has launched an open web-based video learning platform with over 100 hours of crowd sourced, affordable, credible high quality content in multiple disciplines such as Academia, Professional Development, Technology, Literature, Mathematics, and many more.

The aim is to provide  quality repository of skills and academic based content by enabling anyone to contribute to the platform – crowdsourcing a video encyclopedia. Videos can be uploaded to the platform, without any tedious procedures, facilitating anyone to teach from everywhere at minimized or no costs. 

Freelance journalism, SEO tutorials for beginners, Game Theory, mathematics are just some of the video classes currently available on Gyaanexchange with many more being added every day.

Gyaanexchange currently has both free and premium video available on its video platform. The premium videos are priced as low as Rs 100 and are available in three different packages of 1 month, 3 months, and 6 months subscription periods.

Systematic Training and Education Programme
The Oberoi Group has opened applications for the latest intake of students for its ‘Systematic Training and Education Programme’ or “STEP” programme.  This three year programme combines practical on-the-job training with study towards a Bachelor of Tourism Studies (BTS) degree from the Indira Gandhi National Open University.

The programme equips trainees to work in deluxe and first class hotels and resorts. The students would further benefit from the expertise of the academic staff at the Oberoi Centre of Learning & Development which includes world class educationists and hospitality professionals.

Admission to the STEP Programme is open until 7th April, 2013. The programme commences in June 2013. Eligibility criteria for candidates are class 12 pass-out by July 2013; 17-20 years old on 1 July 2013; strong academic performance in class X and XII (minimum 50% aggregate and 55% in English in class X).
 
PGDM in Business Management

XLRI, B-school, has announced admission to 3-year part-time, Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDM-BM) for working executives and business owners, for the academic period 2013-2016. The course commences from May 2013 at the XLRI Campus. It aims to impart highest quality management education while the students continue with their current work. Eligibility: Bachelors degree + min 2 years of work experience after degree.
Fees: Rs 8.5 lakhs. Last date to apply: 28 February, 2013.
 
Law School Admission Test

More than 60 law colleges across India now recognise the Law School Admission Test—India (the LSAT—India™) scores as one of the admissions criteria for their institutes. On 19 May 2013, Pearson VUE - a division of Pearson will deliver the LSAT-India from 15 highly secure test centres across the country.

In addition to coveted law establishments such as RGSOIPL—The IIT Kharagpur Law School, The Jindal Global Law School, UPES Dehradun, ITM Gurgaon and KLE Bangalore, new and upcoming schools such as The Amity Law School, Gurgaon will accept LSAT-India scores for admissions to their 2013 cohorts. The test, which is created by the global non-profit Law School Admission Council (LSAC), assesses critical-thinking skills, logical reasoning, problem-solving skills and traits that are needed for a successful career in law.

Portable Language Laboratory

EnglishEdge, an e-learning company providing English language learning solutions and personality/skill development services, has launched a portable language lab, which is constructive, comprehensive, practical, and futuristic.
The EnglishEdge Portable Language Lab houses upto 40 android tablets preloaded with English language software modules chosen as per the learning requirements. They are empowered by a wi-fi router and enhanced with a projector for visual aid.
Engaging activities are further embedded into the programme to allow students to record-compare their speaking skills with an expert voice thus making instant review possible.

Practice through repetition, drill, and role play ensures that learners imbibe English language skills with comfort and ease. This facility is available for both individuals and organizations. For further details please log in to: www.english-edge.com

Agri-Business & Plantation Management

Indian Institute Of Plantation Management is now open to applications for its AICTE approved 2-year Post Graduate Diploma in Agri-Business and Plantation Management.
Meritorius scholarhips are being offered by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India, for this course.

Special state government scholarships can be availed by OBC students.
Eligibility: Any graduate with a minimum of 50% aggregate (45% for SC/ST) or equivalent CGPA; valid CAT/MAT/ATMA/CMAT exam scores.
Deadline: 31st March, 2013.
For fourther details, log onto website: www.iipm.edu.in

Short course on urban services

Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), a national education institution, has announced a short course on ‘PPP in Urban Services – Lessons for Future Action’. The course aims to help participants understand the way forward in improving urban service delivery through a PPP approach.

The course with focused components on Urban Water, Urban SWM, Urban Transport and Urban Amenities like Markets. The course will be held from March 6 to 9 at IIHS Bangalore City Campus, No. 196/36, 2nd Main Road, Sadasivanagar Bengaluru - 560 080; Website: http://www.iihs.co.in/pppmar2013/; Last day for registration: March 5, 2013.

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