Primary schools in UP's Prayagraj district provided nearly 2,470 mathematics kit among the students of young age in-order to enhance the love for subject. The Basic Siksha Adhikari Sanjay Kushwaha stated that the kit helped children to learn maths while playing & banish the fear of subject. However, the kit contains 21 elements which include an abacus, cloth clips, fraction strips, play money and manuals for teachers.
Students aspiring to join Delhi University assembled on Telegram pleading against the common entrance exam as Delhi University took the decision of becoming a part of the Central University Common Entrance Test. Students resisted the change as it reduced their options of changing their stream and not having enough preparation time. The Union Education Ministry is expected to a take decision on CUCET, in the coming week.
The Indian origin Amika George is the youngest to get selected in MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) and has achieved the third rank on the list. The 21-year-old youngster started the campaign against poverty periods #FreePeriods four years ago aiming to eradicate period, the hurdle for schoolgirls to pursue education. Focusing upon free period products, the UK government started giving funds to educational institutes last year… read-more
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Under the new National Education Policy, Ministry of Education has decided to conduct common entrance test such as JEE, and NEET for students to get admitted in various universities. However, the government is planning to conduct the test in July-August, and the test aims to provide admission in undergraduate for non-technical courses. Reportedly, the entrance test was delayed due to surge in COVID cases.
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United States is bracing for a surge of kindergartners as the pandemic takes a back seat. The school enrollments have seen a drop of 4-year-old preschoolers from 71% to 54% during the pandemic. Children of a higher age were also reportedly held off from admissions due to several health factors and issues contributing to the overwhelming numbers this year. More and more kindergarten teachers are being hired for the fall session.
Several educational institutions in Mangalore have started vaccination drive for their teaching as well as non-teaching staffs, and plans to extend service to their family members. However, the authorities are planning to allow offline classes only after all the students & staffs are vaccinated. "We will collect data of all those who are not vaccinated and request the district administration conduct a special drive," said Varsity vice-… read-more
Actor Sonu Sood announced his new initiative "SAMBHAVAM", on June 11. Under this program, Sood promises to provide free coaching scholarship opportunities to those who wish to join the civil services. The actor tweeted, “Karni hai IAS ki tayyari, Hum lenge aapki zimmedari” (If you wish to prepare for IAS, we will take your responsibility). Anyone can submit their application by June 30.
A Team of archaeologists in Israel made an extraordinary discovery of a 1000-year-old unbroken chicken egg in Yavne. Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) took to Facebook, to share a detailed post of this incredible find. The archaeologists found the unbroken egg while excavating an ancient cesspit. "Even at the global level, this is an extremely rare find," said Dr. Lee Perry Gal.
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The Union Public Service Commission on June 9 announced the revised interview schedule of Civil Services Examination 2020 to be held from August 2. The commission will issue the e-summon letters on their official website upsc.gov.in shortly. Also, the body cleared that requests for change in date and time for the personality test will not be entertained. Earlier scheduled from April 26, the interview was delayed due to COVID second wave.
The Assam government on June 10 stated that the board examination for class 12 will be conducted in July-August. Besides, the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) has indicated about the increase in the number of examination centres to ensure COVID-appropriate behaviour. Earlier, the exams were scheduled to start from May 11 but were postponed due to the second COVID-19 wave.
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