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Delhi To Instate 100 Specialised Excellence Schools For New Age Learning

Delhi Government has passed the proposal that mandates to instate 100 schools of 'specialised excellence' in the national capital. Deputy CM Manish Sisodia apprised that the schools will foster innovation and exploration, enabling students to excel across Humanities, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Performing and Visual Arts, besides state-of-the-art skills. Complying with the New Education Policy (NEP), 2020, the… read-more

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 10:01 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Delhi Government , Manish Sisodia, specialised excellence schools, STEM, Humanities, NEP

Courtesy: The Logical Indian

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CBSE Allows Class 10, 12 Students To Improvise Marks In One Subject

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will let students undertaking board exams enhance scores in one subject through compartment exams now programmed immediately after the main exams. Reportedly, the final results based on the best of two marks will arrive on combined mark sheets. However, students wishing to reappear for two-plus subjects will have to sit with the subsequent batch next year. Notably, CBSE's revised rules are in… read-more

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 10:32 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: CBSE, Board Examination, Compartment Exams, Improvement, NEP

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NIOS new curriculum introduces Gita, Ramayan to 100 Madrassas

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NIOS To Introduce Gita, Ramayana In Curriculum Of 100 Madrassas

The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) is planning to introduce ancient Indian knowledge, Gita and Ramayana to 100 madrassas. Reportedly, a part of NIOS new curriculum in accordance with the NEP, it inculdes 15 new courses on 'Bharatiya Jnana Parampara' or Indian Knowledge Tradition. Including courses on Veda, yoga, vocations, Sanskrit and Maheswhara sutras, and focusing on grade 3, 5 and 8 student’s basic course, the scheme will be… read-more

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 10:38 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: NIOS, Gita, Ramayana, Madrassas, NEP, Curriculum

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National Employment Policy To Get Drafted By December 2021

The Ministry of Labour and Employment is expected to formulate the National Employment Policy (NEP) by December 2021. The NEP will be chalked out in tandem with the execution of four labour codes and completion of four employment surveys. It aims to provide an impetus for improving job opportunities in the country through policy interventions. Besides, a quarterly survey will also be conducted to provide comprehensive data from both the… read-more

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 01:10 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Union labour ministry, job opportunities, NEP, Employment

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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'Institutions of Eminence' Get Nod To Set Up Offshore Campuses

Indian educational institutions that qualify as 'Institutions of Eminence' (IOEs) have now been permitted to establish campuses abroad, read the latest University Grants Commission (UGC) guidelines. The fresh guidelines, backed by the National Education Policy's (NEP) provisions, allow IOEs to set up three offshore campuses in five years but not more than one a year. However, permissions from the Education, Home, and External Affairs Ministry… read-more

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 - 03:01 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Indian Education, NEP, UGC, colleges

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Delhi High Court Asks CBSE To Allow Students To Alter Details In Marksheets

The Delhi High Court has paved way for CBSE students to get their names and other details changed in class 10 and 12 marksheets and certificates. Hearing a CBSE appeal against earlier order where a student sought for name change of her mother in certificates, the court said, “it’s his/her name... let them change it as many times as they want." It also suggested to incorporate the initial information along with corrections on the certificates… read-more

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 10:54 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Delhi High Court, CBSE, High school, Intermediate, Education, NEP

Courtesy: Indian Express

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Maharashtra Sets Up Panel To Execute Compulsory Marathi Education Plan

Maharashtra government has formed an eight-member committee to implement the 'mandatory Marathi education' for class 1 to 10. Earlier in June 2020, the government has passed an act to make Marathi a compulsory language across all mediums and boards. Reportedly, the rules will be implemented in a phased manner: introducing Marathi in two classes each year. However, for non-Marathi medium students, three language rule of the Centre will be… read-more

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 - 11:54 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Maharashtra Government, New Education Policy, NEP, Marathi, Three language formula

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Jharkhand: Teachers, Volunteers Conduct Mohalla Schools in Dumka

Teachers and volunteers in Jharkhand’s Dumka district are teaching students in unique Mohalla schools. The students solve questions on the blackboards painted on walls while the instructor uses speakers to teach. According to the district administration, around 450 zones face poor mobile-connectivity, hence affecting online education. The Education Superintendent of Dumka, said the idea was inspired by teacher Shyam Gandhi, who began teaching… read-more

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 - 10:45 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Jharkhand, Dumka, NEP, Online classes, Covid-19, Lockdown, volunteer, blackboard

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen Says NEP Does Not Focus On Public Schooling

Economist Amartya Sen said that the ratio of private schooling in India is high and this was concerning. While discussing on National Education Policy, he said that India's NEP has neglected the public schooling aspect, which is starkly different from other countries. Calling the COVID-19 situation as an "educational emergency", he said that the learning gap between those in private schools and government schools will increase owing to remote… read-more

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 - 09:24 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: NEP, Schools, Public Schooling, Amartya Sen

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Bringing students to Campus is risky: IIM Calcutta Teachers

Out of 82 teachers of IIM Calcutta, 61 have written to board of governors to rethink on calling MBA Executive Programme students to campus. Citing COVID-19 cases in IIM Ahmedabad and IIT Kharagpur, faculties feared on students' attendance on campus. Earlier, IIM Calcutta on September 8 planned of calling 62 MBA students to campus and attend classes online. The teachers' group also said they were not consulted on the issue.

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 02:46 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Covid-19, IIM Calcutta, Education, NEP, Lockdown relaxation

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