Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy distributed educational kits to 43 lakh students in the state. The Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party released an amount of Rs. 1,043 crores and provided educational kits to the students of government schools and government-aided schools, under the Jagananna Vidya Kanuka scheme. In addition, the State Government also formed a committee comprising people of different working class, to enhance education… read-more
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Andhra Pradesh SSC Exam 2023 started on April 3, across the state. Approximately 6.64 lakh students are eligible to appear for exams, at designated 3,349 examination centers in Andhra Pradesh. For the smooth conduct of the examination, the State Education Department has made elaborate arrangements, including free RTC bus services for students. The examination will be held between 9:30 am-12:45 pm and will conclude on April 18.
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Education Minister of Delhi, Atishi launched a 36-episode video series on the Delhi government's 'Happiness Curriculum'. Addressing the media, Atishi said that it will enable educators across the world help their students learn to live a happy and purposeful life. Taking over the education department, Atishi said, development of self-awareness, expression, empathy and understanding of relationships are the key objectives of the curriculum… read-more
Telangana Govt Dismiss Dussehra Holiday Extension Rumours, Asks Students To Attend Classes From Oct 10
The Telangana Education Department dismissed all the rumours of extended Dussehra Holidays and said the educational institutions and schools are set to re-open from October 10. Notably, there were rumours that the K Chandrashekar Rao-led Telangana government extended Dussehra holidays for schools, colleges, and other educational institutions till October 26. However, Telangana Education Minister P Sabitha Indra Reddy said no such notice was… read-more
Odisha's Department of School and Mass Education announced a collaboration with Breakthrough and Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, South Asia, to incorporate a gender equality program into the curriculum throughout government schools. It involves interactive conversations to help children reflect on culturally established gender stereotypes. By August 2022, almost 18,000 middle and 5,000 secondary schools will have included the program… read-more
The Telangana Education Department declared holidays for schools and educational institutions, amid heavy rainfall till July 18. The decision to extend holidays was taken during a meeting held by State CM K Chandrashekar Rao, with Education Minister P Sabitha Indra Reddy and other officials, considering the rainfall situation in Telangana. Furthermore, the CM also alerted NDRF, SDRF and rescue people after the IMD alert of heavy rainfall for… read-more
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After long pandemic, and summer vacations, the Telangana schools reopened on June 13, and welcomed students, for offline classes. The Telangana Education Department decided to resume offline classes, amid reduced number of Covid-19 cases. In the past two-years, this is the first time, schools reopened on time, after vacation. In order to welcome students of class 1-8, the school management and teachers decorated the buildings and greeted… read-more
The Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai said, after reviewing the report of the Education Minister, the BJP-led Karnataka Government will take action over the textbook controversy. On May 31, CM Bommai said, "Appropriate action would be taken after getting the report." Notably, the revised syllabus of Class X students in Kannada created controversy with allegations of insulting poet Kuvempu's state anthem and other revolutionaries.
Maharashtra schools for pre-primary to class XII students are set to reopen from January 24. However, the schools will function only in regions with low number of COVID-19 cases. Notably, Maharashtra CM took the decision, considering the proposal of School Education Department official. Furthermore, all the schools which will reopen, need to follow strict SOPs, and ensure the staff are vaccinated.
Political violence in Afghanistan's Northern Province of Kunduz led to the closure of schools. Over 30,000 students have been deprived of schooling, due to conflicts between the former security forces and the Taliban, said the provisional education chief, Mawlawi Ismail Abu Ahmad, according to Tolo News. Efforts have been initiated for the return of students to school. Earlier, 170 member policy units for security had been announced… read-more