Education & Career

Education & Career

How to Handle Success?

Reading Time: 4 minutesTo most of us, success hits us on the head like a mighty blow. We are not hurt but we reach a high, which is close to insanity. We need to deal with it in the right way. Preeyan cautions us on how to handle success and not become its victim, in the weekly column, […]

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The Art of Public Speaking

Reading Time: 4 minutesWe are in a world now where communication skills are the most important competency that will make or break your career. And public speaking is part of this competency. For some public speaking can be a nightmare. Preeyan gives invaluable tips to improve the art of speaking in public, in the weekly column, exclusively for […]

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Exam Pressures are Driving School Kids to Suicide in Britain: New Study Mentions Mental Health Issues of Students

Reading Time: 3 minutesAccording to a new study published by the National Education Union, 81 percent of secondary teachers report having detected self-harming among pupils. Forty-nine percent said mental-health issues had led to suicides or suicide attempts at their schools or colleges.  Here’s a report, for Different Truths. Teachers say academic stress is to blame for a sharp […]

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What is More Important, the Position or Salary?

Reading Time: 4 minutesSalary is a value that quantifies your time you are providing for the organisation. Some deserved, some undeserved, and some unrealistic, but it is all proportional to the time and effort you have put in till now. Preeyan helps us make the difficult choice, position or salary, in an organisation, in the weekly column, exclusively […]

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Who is Slamming Education and Suppressing Counter-Narrative?

Reading Time: 4 minutesA healthy debate is a rarity among the present generation. The sole reason is that a debate requires two sets of people with two different mindsets but with a common aim of development. Kabir questions the lack of healthy debate, exclusively for Different Truths. Pity the nation that raises not its voice, save when it […]

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A Felt-Need to Refound the Universities That Failed us

Reading Time: 4 minutesIndia’s colonial past gave birth to the modern education system where ‘academically trained minds’ were supposed to serve the British Empire, not to challenge them. In fact, in current times, modern Indian universities prepare students to be a ‘servant’, not a leader to lead the society towards an egalitarian, a socially just utopia, point out […]

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Privatisation Key Issue in Medical Education: Draft Bill Overlooks Most Important Issue

Reading Time: 4 minutes The process to revamp medical regulation started after the Supreme Court took cognizance of malfunctioning of the Medical Council of India (MCI) and directed for a new system, which would redress the ills in the MCI with a view to streamlining the medical education and healthcare in the country. A report for Different Truths.  The […]

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Five Things you need to do Every Day as a Professional

Reading Time: 4 minutesPreeyan, an HR professional, tells us the five things each one of us must do, every day, to ensure growth and professional fulfillment. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. It is interesting that most of us professionals do not think about some things that we have to do. I am not […]

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Student Loan: This is no Guru Dakshina

Reading Time: 4 minutesGenerally, the privately funded colleges have higher brand values, thus, they are able to get higher pay packages for their recruitment programmes. Since a student is able to get a higher salary after graduating from there, the colleges are able to charge a steep fee. The steep fee is not within the capacity of many […]

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How to Restart your Career?

Reading Time: 4 minutesMahima shares some practical tips that helped her not only to resume work after a break but also switch to her passion as work, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Getting back to work after a break can be a daunting prospect. My own questions were the same as yours: Where do I […]

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