IL&FS gets creditors’ approval for sale of education business

IL&FS Group, on November 12, said it has received approval from creditors for sale of education business to Career Point Publications (CPPPL). Schoolnet India Ltd (erstwhile IL&FS Education & Technology Service) would be sold to CPPPL. The Committee of Creditors (CoC) represents all the financial creditors to IL&FS Ltd, the holding company of the IL&FS […]

Decoding Draft National Education Policy 2019

The Draft National Education Policy 2019 is finally out after four years of continuous deliberations. Disagreements apart, we acknowledge that the Kasturirangan Committee has come up with a progressive and groundbreaking document supported by relevant research. Drawing from early important policy documents, the draft policy has touched upon every aspect of education from school to […]

Microsoft Education Announces 4 Budget Laptops, Free Office 365 Access, and More

HIGHLIGHTS The laptops have a starting price of $189 Office 365 free access is available to teachers globally HoloLens has a 10 percent discount for academic customers Microsoft on Monday announced the launch of four new school-focused Windows 10 laptops. The company also unveiled plans to offer free access to Office 365 Education to school teachers in 146 […]

Lenovo Launches New Education Focused Chromebook and ThinkPad Laptops

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo Yoga 11e and 500e Chromebook include a World-Facing Camera Chromebook laptops include support for Google Classroom 11e Yoga and Lenovo 500e Chromebook feature garaged stylus Lenovo has announced multiple Chrome and Windows laptops designed specifically for education. Lenovo’s new laptops are designed for classrooms, and it includes three new Chromebook laptops and two ThinkPad laptops. The five laptops […]