Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT)

News:Union Human Resource Development Minister has launched the Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT),2019. Facts: About ARPIT: ARPIT is a major initiative of online professional development of 15 lakh higher education faculty using the Massive Open Online Courses platform SWAYAM.  The courses are meant for all in-service teachers and faculties in order to enhance their… Continue reading Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT)

Panel calls for upgrading e-learning platform to virtual university

A panel of experts has recommended upgrading Union human resource development(HRD) ministry’s free e-learning Swayam platform to a virtual university to meet growing demand for quality education. The proposal is part of the ministry’s five-year vision plan called Education Quality Upgradation and Inclusion Programme(EQUIP). The panel has also proposed reconstituting Swayam into a separate autonomous… Continue reading Panel calls for upgrading e-learning platform to virtual university