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US Schools To Hire Extra Kindergarten Teachers For Fall Session

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.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 06:00 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Education, early education, Kindergartener, United States

Courtesy: The Times of India

New NCERT framework to improve early childhood education

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NCERT Preps For New Framework To Usher Early Childhood Learning

The NCERT has started to formulate the National Curriculum and Pedagogical Framework for Early Childhood care and education (NCPFECCE). Informing about the development, NCERT Director Sridhar Srivastava said that the framework is aimed at "the holistic development of the child". He added that the curriculum will be based on well-researched early childhood learning practices. Moreover, it will zoom in on play-way methods of learning including… read-more

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 02:35 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: early education, NCERT, skill development, New Education Policy

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Aurangabad Police Station Turns Into Tuition Centre For Slum Kids

A police station in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district is winning hearts for teaching English and mathematics to slum children. The Pundalik Nagar police station, with the help of a teacher, has arranged 1.5-hour classes for 15 days while adhering to the COVID-19 protocols. The initiative has been undertaken as a part of Community Policing Program and 14 students enrolled in the first three days. Earlier,… read-more

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 03:36 PM / by Rishika Agarwal

Tags: aurangabad, Police, Covid-19, early education

Courtesy: Hindustan Times