A few months back The New York Times wrote about a waiter who became a data scientist, upping his earnings from $20,000 to well over $100,000. There are other examples in the story too, such as the barista who became a coding instructor, and the English major who became an appmaker. The transformations were courtesy coding bootcamps or immersion programs. These are institutions such as Hackreactor or General Assembly…
What I found interesting in the world of higher education last week, with some added thoughts and views. I work for the Times of India Group. All views are personal.
The Times of India looks at caste discrimination in premier Indian campuses after the recent suicide of a Dalit student at IIT Bombay.
Mint covers Nalanda University’s launch (or relaunch). And even before Nalanda can come on steam …