Nagaland has become the second state in India, after Andhra Pradesh, to implement the “Teach Tool”, a standardised classroom observation tool designed by the World Bank, officials said on Monday. According to the Nagaland government officials, the ‘Teach Tool’ serves as a crucial diagnostic instrument to gain a comprehensive understanding of current teaching practices and the quality of education within classrooms, under the new education… read-more
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In Indore, teachers of Prayogik Madhyamik School, a state-run school, contributed from their own pockets to set up a smart class for students. With the collection worth Rs 23,000, the government-run school's teachers purchased a projector and a set of four speakers for better understanding and education of students. One of the teachers said this idea came after an instance where kids showed interest in studying from a laptop.
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The Uttar Pradesh teacher who was seen asking students to slap their Muslim classmate in a viral video today justified her action, saying it was a "minor issue". The incident has sparked a massive row over communal angle. Tripta Tyagi said, "There was pressure from the child's parents to be strict with him. I am handicapped, so I made some students slap him." She denied any communal angle.
Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi CM thanked everyone who extended wishes to his 55th birthday. In a tweet, Kejriwal said, "Today is my birthday. Many people are sending their wishes. Thank you so much! But I miss Manish. He is in jail in a false case." Arvind Kejriwal also asked everyone to pledge and strengthen the education foundation and strengthen the quality of education for children in India.
Edu Tech platform Byju continues their layoff and is set to fire as many as 1,000 more employees. As per sources, Marketing managers have been asked to fire two people each from sales and marketing from each of its 280 tuition centres across the country. The latest layoff came six months after the company fired 5,000 employees. Furthermore, the fired employees would be given two months severance.
The JEE Advance exam is scheduled soon and the admit cards have been issued. The IIT Guwahati released the admit cards for all the eligible candidates. Registered candidates can check their admit cards and download them. To download, Go to the exam website, jeeadv.ac.in. On the home page, open the admit card download link. Now, log in by entering the asked information. View and download it.
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The Union Cabinet approved Indian Space Policy 2023, which will aim to enhance the role of the Department of Space, boost activities of ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation.) The new policy missions and give a larger participation of research, academia, startups, and industry. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a decision to open the space sector for private participation." said Union Minister Jitendra Singh.
The Higher and Technical Education Department, Maharashtra has decided to cancel the graduation ceremonies from various universities in the state from the next academic year starting in June 2023. This decision came from the Higher and technical education minister Chandrakant Patil. Furthermore, students can access their degrees from their DigiLocker accounts. The minister said the practice of wearing robes and holding grand ceremonies will… read-more
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is planning to name its AMC MET medical college after Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Ahead of PM Modi's birthday, the committee decided to rename the college after him.The new name suggested for the college given by the AMC standing committee was brought up during the AMC committee meeting, held on September 15. A final decision in this regard is awaited.
In Mumbai, 23 students filed an FIR against a college principal in Dhobi Talao, for allegedly harassing female students. The complaint filed at Azad Maidan Police station, claiming that the principal Dr Urmila Parlikar, passed offensive comments in class about the female students' body parts. Reacting to the complaint, the police have arrested the accused, who is Principal at the Government of Maharashtra Secondary Training College in Mumbai… read-more