British council’s hornby scholarships
Managed by the British Council, The Hornby Educational Trust offers scholarships to study a one-year full-time Master’s in an English Language Teaching (ELT) related subject in the UK. The selection will be done on a regional basis in South Asia. Apply by January 30. Graduates with at least five years of experience of teaching English and who have been involved in some sort of developmental work as trainers or managers can apply for the grant. IELTS requirement is 6.5 with no less than 6 in any of the categories. Details at www.britishcouncil.in/study-uk/scholarships/charles-wallace-trust/hornby.
Wiziq launches mobile app for live classes
WizIQ, an online education company has introduced the WizIQ Live Mobile Learning Platform — a new technology that enables educators to deliver live, interactive classes via smartphones. The cloud-based platform works with iPhone and provides a host of advanced features, giving students the freedom to participate in live classes anywhere/anyplace and providing teachers a vital conduit for live engagement. Details at www.wiziq.com/learning-management-system/mobile/.
Intellipaat launches data science course
Intellipaat, an e-learning platform has launched an online 20 hours course in Data Science that comes with 40 hours of project work and hands-on exercises. The course will equip you with skills required for data analytics at massive levels and encompass learning of scalable data management on and off the cloud, parallel algorithms, statistical modelling, and proficiency with a complex ecosystem of tools and platforms. Details at www.intellipaat.com/data-science-training.
National engineering challenge 2015
Gate Academy in association with Olx presents the National Engineering Challenge 2015 to identify and recognise students with high intellect and academic talent in the field of engineering. The contest has been trifurcated in three different rounds — preliminary, zonal and final. The preliminary rounds will be conducted online and are scheduled between February 1 and 15, and March 1 from 9 am to 9:30 am. Hundred winning students from 50 centres will be given free classroom coaching programmes worth Rs 25,000. The final to be held at Bangalore on July 5 will award Rs 2 lakh to the winner and Rs 1.5 lakh to the runner-up. Register online at www.thegateacademy.com/nec-online.