Prolonged school closures due to Covid pose threat to gender equality: UNSECO study

The global study brings to the fore that girls and boys, young women and men were affected differently by school closures, depending on the context.

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Air pollution: Delhi schools to remain shut for physical classes till further orders

The Delhi government had on November 13 announced closure of schools and other educational institutions in view of the deteriorating air quality in Delhi.

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Assam to be made laboratory for mother tongue-based education: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

"Diversity of languages cannot be witnessed anywhere better than in the country's northeast, where around 180 languages are spoken by the tribes. Assam is going to be a laboratory for mother tongue-ba

He said the two-day deliberations at the conclave would help finalise a roadmap for proper implementation of NEP in the region within a time frame.

Bihar Board Class 10th, 12th exams 2022: BSEB reveals board exam date sheet — check details

The Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) in its notice revealed that the Class 12th board exams will be conducted between February 1 and February 14 whereas the board exams for Class 10th will be condu

The notice also said that for students of class 10th, schools will be asked to conduct an internal assessment for science and social science subjects.

CSIR UGC NET 2022 exam date announced — check exam pattern, other details

The CSIR UGC NET 2022, as per the notice released by the NTA, will be conducted on January 29.

ICAI CA December Exam admit card released: Here’s how to download CA exam hall ticket

As per the already public schedule of the CA exams, the foundational papers will be conducted on four days in December-December 13, 15, 17 and 19.

In view of the Coronavirus pandemic as well the step will help students appear in the exams near their home without risking them to the spread of Coronavirus

CSIR UGC-NET 2022: NTA announces exam dates; check details

The CSIR-UGC NET is conducted to choose candidates for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for assistant professor's role in Indian universities and colleges.


Delhi University issues anti-ragging guidelines days before new session begins

The administration has directed that complaint boxes be placed in front of the principal's chamber in each college and vigilance squads be constituted to check the practice of ragging in colleges.

Delhi University issues anti-ragging guidelines days before new session begins

Jamia Millia Islamia University Admissions 2021: JMI begins admission process for distance online courses — check last date, other details

The Centre for Distance and Open Education (CDOE) of the Jamia university has invited admission applications for a range of diploma, certificate, and post-graduate distance-based online higher educati

India poised to become USD 313 billion education and skills market by 2030: Report

"During COVID-19, almost 150 million girls were affected directly by school closures, with almost 90 million girls across rural India without any significant learning opportunity," said Safeena Husain

It points to a way forward for developing and building human capital in keeping with the needs of the 21st century education and job market.

Supreme Court asks committee to examine afresh grievance of some students regarding marks in class 12 exam

The apex court had approved the assessment schemes of the CISCE and CBSE and had said that it should incorporate the provision for dispute resolution in case students want correction of the final resu

“Their grievance is that they have not been awarded marks as per the evaluation policy affirmed by the court,” the counsel argued, adding that the petitioners are not challenging the evaluation policy in any manner.

73% young Indians believe education quality in country has improved, says new survey

Respondents in India have the second biggest generational gap in saying it is acceptable for parents to physically punish a child (55 per cent younger, 47 per cent older).

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SC refuses to direct CBSE, CISCE to provide hybrid mode option for board exams

The apex court noted that term one board exams of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have already commenced from November 16 while semester one of board examination of the Council for the

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ASER 2021: Sharp spike in smartphone availability, over 26% students don’t have access to device

The 16th ASER report released on Wednesday pointed out that there is sharp increase in the availability of smartphones from 36.5 per cent in 2018 to 67.6 per cent in 2021.


Delhi air pollution: Schools, colleges to remain shut till further orders

It has also decided to extend work from home for Delhi government employees and the ban on construction and demolition activities till Sunday.

These winds are likely to continue on Tuesday, leading to further improvement in the air quality to the 'poor' category (if no increase in fire count), it said.

Bengal schools reopen for classes 9-12 after 20 months

Classes for students of junior and middle schools will continue in the online mode for the time being, even as the state's Education Minister Bratya Basu has said that efforts are on to gradually brin

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Supreme Court to hear CBSE-ICSE Student’s plea seeking Hybrid Option on Nov 18–details here

According to the petition filed by six petitioners, exams should be conducted in a hybrid mode--which is both online and offline.


Number of Indians studying in US dropped by nearly 13 per cent in 2020-21: Report

However, the US remains a "top destination" for international students, and Indian students still constitute the second largest group of international students in the US after those from China, accord

"I am pleased to announce that the report confirms that the US continues to be a top destination for international students seeking higher education abroad," Miranda said.

Education and skills: Trends that will reshape learning

Four emerging trends will shape the future of education, skilling and edtech in India

Third, to support this transition, innovative finance models for education financing, both for students and institutions, are coming to the fore.

B-schools need to focus on experiential learning: Rajesh Chakrabarti, director, MDI Gurgaon

Globalising our students means connecting them with those expats (within a few kilometres of the campus). The pandemic has, indeed, forced us educators to think differently.

E-assessment: Oswaal Books launches Oswaal 360

It’s the only platform offering e-assessments for board classes 10th and 12th

Oswaal Books said that the app has already been successfully deployed in its initial phase, with more than 40,000 students in India adopting it.

Digital divide still a challenge in remote teaching, learning, say experts

Only 20 per cent of school-age children in India had access to remote education during the pandemic, of whom only half participated in live online lessons, according to a new national sample survey by

"While advancing the cause of digitalization, these challenges must be accounted for. We also need to be cognizant of the fact that women are proportionately more disadvantaged when it comes to the usage of digital devices," Gadre said.

Chhattisgarh aims to provide international standard education to school students: CM Bhupesh Baghel

The state government had launched the SAGES scheme in November last year under which government Hindi medium schools were renovated and modernized into English medium schools. As many as 171 SAGES are

He said the state government will also set up 'Balwadi' (kindergarten schools) for children above three years of age.

Why is career counselling essential in today’s education industry?

Career counselling also leads to internal introspection and lets the student realise their preferences.

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West Bengal schools gear up to reopen higher classes from November 16

"We have rescheduled the routine in such a way that there is no crowding in classrooms so that students can maintain a physical distance from each other and at the same time not compromise with the co

The school education department has asked the institutions to adopt all COVID-19 safety protocols.

CBSE Term 1 exam: Exams begin on November 16 even as students want exams cancelled, postponed

While a section of students are in favour of conducting the term 1 exams in an online mode, another section of students are adamant on cancelling or postponing the term 1 exam citing the Coronavirus p

While 50 percent of the syllabus will be asked in the Term 1 exam, the other half will be asked in the Term 2 exams that are expected to be conducted in March-April.

Total online education must be discouraged, adopt hybrid models: Govind Narayan Singh, GNS University

'Children have unfortunately made themselves comfortable with technology and they are not realizing the harmful effects of it on their physical and mental health as well as their social growth. '

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