PUBLISHED: 08:32 03 May 2018 | UPDATED: 08:33 03 May 2018 Ofcom claims the new survey is its "most comprehensive" on telecoms customer service to date. Picture: Rui Vieira/PA Wire Archant TalkTalk’s customer service is the worst among broadband providers, while Vodafone and Virgin Mobile have turned in below-average scores among mobile companies, an Ofcom survey has found. According to the regulator’s “most comprehensive” survey into telecoms customer service, TalkTalk customers are less likely to recommend their provider to a friend and their overall satisfaction is below average. Ofcom said TalkTalk customers are less satisfied with reliability, more likely to have a reason to complain and less satisfied with how their complaints are handled than any other provider. Overall, eight in 10 broadband customers (80%) said they were satisfied with their service. Virgin Media was the only provider with above-average customer satisfaction for broadband speeds and … [Read more...] about How does your broadband or mobile phone provider score for customer service?
NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the admit card for the National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2018-19 on its official website on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The candidates who had applied for the examination can go to the official website of the CBSE NEET - cbseneet.nic.in - to download their admit card. The NEET UG 2018 examination is scheduled to be held on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 10am. Register below to prepare for NEET Exam 2018 Since only few weeks are left for the examination, candidates are advised to revise their syllabus for the examination. The candidates can also follow the preparation tips and tricks given below: 1) Spend about 14 hours every day on studies but don't forget to take small breaks in between. Proper preparation will not only reduce the stress caused by indiscipline but will also provide ample time to revise the syllabus of exam. 2) Prepare a study plan and divide your timing for - a) revision of exam syllabus; b) mock … [Read more...] about NEET 2018: Here are some of the tips and tricks to score high
NEW YORK — Six months after bursting into the spotlight, the #MeToo movement has toppled scores of men from prominent positions and fueled a national conversation about workplace sexual harassment.There is also ample evidence that the movement has some staying power that will make it a force six months from now and beyond as lawmakers across the nation enact an array of anti-harassment legislation, corporate America roots out bad behavior in the workplace and more women feel emboldened to speak out.And the movement has the potential to guide the conversation surrounding the midterm elections, as evidenced by the record number of women getting into politics in 2018.“We are in the midst of a national reckoning concerning sexual harassment,” Connecticut Senate President Martin Looney said as the state debated anti-harassment legislation, including a plan to eliminate the statute of limitations for sexual assault crimes. “Our constituents are in need of our … [Read more...] about Six months of #MeToo: Hopes are high for lasting impact
INDIANAPOLIS — The ISTEP standardized exam that originally was supposed to end in 2017 following repeated testing delays and scoring glitches will continue to be administered to high school sophomores through spring 2020.The State Board of Education approved a testing schedule Wednesday that maintains ISTEP as a high school graduation requirement in accordance with the provisions of House Enrolled Act 1426 that was signed into law last month.Under the plan, ISTEP will be given a final time during the 2019-20 school year. There will be no sophomore test in 2020-21, and high school juniors will take a national college entrance exam, such as the ACT or SAT, as a graduation requirement beginning in 2021-22."This gap year prevents the double testing of the same cohort of students for accountability purposes and allows for a clean transition between assessments," according to an Indiana Department of Education memo. Download PDF The timing of the switch to a national college … [Read more...] about Indiana high school sophomores will continue taking ISTEP exam until 2020
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The national high school entrance exam is still two months away, but Vũ Minh Hiển, a senior secondary school student in Hà Nội, has started feeling the pressure. A 9th grader at the Vân Hồ secondary school, Hiển has classes every morning and four extra classes on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and Friday and Sunday evenings. Each class lasts from two to 2.5 hours, and the evening classes often finish at 8.30 pm. “I already feel pressured as my school has started organised lots of mock tests,” Hiển told Việt Nam News. “At the moment I have no time for extra-curricular activities.” Thousands of students and parents in Hà Nội are worried about the high school entrance exam as there is a surge in the number of exam sitters this year. The pressure is immense as 100,000 students are expected to sit the exam – up 24,000 from last year – while the … [Read more...] about Students battle for high school spots