New Delhi: CBSE has come up with a new compulsory Sports period for students in classes 1 to 8 in all CBSE-affiliated schools. This latest announcement by the CBSE has been well appreciated especially by the parents. CBSE has come up with a new compulsory Sports period for students in classes 1 to 8 in all CBSE-affiliated schools. This latest announcement by the CBSE has been well appreciated especially by the parents. All the CBSE-affiliated school will now have one period every day for ...
Date: 2019-03-19           Views:126

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The numbers of exam centers in Tamil Nadu has been increase from 210 to 520 this year in an attempt to spare medical aspirants the trouble of travelling to other states. Last year students had to travel to far away places like Rajasthan to write their exams. The announcement was made by K A Sengottaiyan, the state school education minister. Required infrastructure has been made available for students in all these centres as per Centre's guidelines. Last year, 1.17 lakh candidates wrote N...
Date: 2019-03-16           Views:126

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This is the ninth time in a row wherein the Tamil Nadu government will be seen assigning the maximum sum of its budget for the education sector. With about Rs. 28,757cr in its pocket the department is now experiencing a rise of 5.7% in monetary allowance as compared to last year. Also, the government is being pushed to utilize its pending amount of 3200cr allocated by the center towards education this year. This steady increase can be characterized to two chief features – firstly with the ...
Date: 2019-03-07           Views:102

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The CBSE has advised students and parents to be aware of any rumors on social media ahead of board examinations and not panic. "It has been noticed in the past that certain unscrupulous elements spread rumours by posting fake videos and messages on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms, obviously with the intention of spreading confusion and panic among students, parents, schools and public," the CBSE Controller said in a public notice. "Persons involved in such acti...
Date: 2019-03-02           Views:188

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The government plans to rank states on the basis of their performance in education—from the quality of their school infrastructure to learning outcomes. This will improve the competitiveness of the states in bringing innovation and transformation in school education.   Niti Aayog, is working with the Human Resource Development ministry, on an education index to rank the states. Niti Aayog has consulted independent education experts. The index is likely to be launched in a couple of ...
Date: 2018-12-25           Views:190

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Seattle: Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that links the Microsoft co-founder's signature U.S. education priorities with his more prominent global philanthropy work.   "The world, in education, focused a lot on access, which is super important, and in most countries made huge progress on gender-equal access, but now there needs to be a focus on quality," Gates said in a press call on September 11. ...
Date: 2018-09-20           Views:244

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Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh: The state government of Madhya Pradesh has started a new initiative named "World on Wheels". A bus equipped with Computer and internet connection to help school children of Madhya Pradesh have access to digital technology. This initiative was started on August 8, 2018 and is estimated to benefit over 16000 school children across the state.   The bus with 20 computers was gifted to the State Open School Education Board (SOSE) by the Entrepreneurship Development...
Date: 2018-09-05           Views:193

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Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu: The TN government will be framing a new curriculum for Classes II, III, IV, V, VII, VIII, X and XII soon. The news was revealed by the TN education minister K A Sengottaiyan on Saturday.   Sengottaiyan was attending a meeting in the City where he was felicitating matriculation schools which had secured 100 results in board exams. Talking to reported the minister said he would convene a meeting to discuss the new curriculum soon. The Academic Committee of Matr...
Date: 2018-09-04           Views:467

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New Delhi, India: The ministry of HRD is looking to encourage the states by providing more funds to status that show positive improvement in school education. "We are developing a performance grading index. All states and union territories are on board,” said Rina Ray, HRD ministry’s school education secretary The performance grading index has been framed on a 70-point indicator.The government will use this 70 point Performance Grading Index (PGI) to assess areas of deficiency in each stat...
Date: 2018-09-04           Views:153

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New Delhi, India: The Central Board of Secondary Education is planning to change the question paper pattern by the year 2020. This change in pattern will be implemented for the classes X and XII. As part of this revamp CBSE is also planning to conduct vocational subjects tests earlier and declare the results sooner.   The questions will be more in the nature of problem-solving, with more short questions (between 1 to 5 marks). The stress would be on probing the critical thinking abilities of...
Date: 2018-09-04           Views:333

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