Cutting teachers no way to modernize education system, says People for Education

Cutting teachers and other resources is no way to improve student learning or update the public school system, says a new report from advocacy and research group People for Education. The Ford government has “announced its plans for modernization, including better access to technology, more attention to skills that prepare students for jobs, and a renewed math strategy … the Ministry of Education also acknowledged the importance of transferable skills such as collaboration, problem-solving, and citizenship,” says the report, to be released Monday. “However, at the same time, the government reduced…

Brave Entertainment Responds To Samuel’s Sudden Announcement Of Promoting As Independent Artist

Brave Entertainment has commented on reports of Samuel setting out on his own. On June 8, Samuel shared a post on Instagram where he thanked fans and announced that he’d be pursuing future promotions as an independent artist. On June 10, a source from Brave Entertainment said, “We did not part ways with Samuel. The independent promotions that Samuel announced were not discussed with the agency. We’ll release an official statement soon and explain the situation.” Samuel first debuted as a member of 1PUNCH in 2015 before appearing on Mnet’s “Produce 101 Season 2” in 2017. He…

Third party insurance for cars, two-wheelers to become costlier from June 16

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has also increased the TP insurance for public as well as private goods carrying vehicles. (Image for representation: GettyImages) Car and two-wheeler insurance will cost more from June 16 with regulator Irdai (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority) increasing the mandatory third party (TP) motor insurance premium by up to 21 per cent for certain categories. Normally, the mandatory motor TP insurance cover rates are revised from April 1. However, this time, the new rates for the fiscal 2019-20 will be applicable…