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Delhi govt asks schools to submit innovations done by teachers for ensuring education in COVID times

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 07:00 PM IST
Schools in the national capital are closed since March last year. Though several states have partially reopened schools, the Delhi government has announced that schools will reopen only after a vaccine is available.
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UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 05:03 PM IST
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Only 50% students will be allowed to attend classes on each day after reopening of the schools.(HT Photo)
Only 50% students will be allowed to attend classes on each day after reopening of the schools.(HT Photo)

Rajasthan schools, colleges, coaching centres to reopen from January 18

By Sachin Saini | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 03:10 PM IST
The chief minister asked officials to ensure all coronavirus containment and prevention protocols are followed in all institutions post reopening.
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Teachers have urged the government not to change the pattern of examination paper to save students from confusion.(HT Photo)
Teachers have urged the government not to change the pattern of examination paper to save students from confusion.(HT Photo)

Maharashtra teachers demand release of time table, paper pattern for board exams

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 11:32 AM IST
In early November, Maharashtra education minister Varsha Gaikwad had announced that the conduct of SSC and HSC examinations are unlikely before May due to the prevailing conditions in the state.
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Several pairs of special trains are being run for the students appearing in BPSC prelims examination in Bihar.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Several pairs of special trains are being run for the students appearing in BPSC prelims examination in Bihar.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Railways announce special trains for BPSC Prelims test aspirants

By Megha | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 04:29 PM IST
Railways have commenced operation of four pairs of intercity express special trains and three pairs of MEMU/DEMU special trains on various routes to help students reach far flung examination centres in the state.
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Uttarakhand schools were closed for nearly seven months due to the Covid 19 pandemic spread.(HT File Photo)
Uttarakhand schools were closed for nearly seven months due to the Covid 19 pandemic spread.(HT File Photo)

Uttarakhand mulls cancelling final exams of class 9 and 11 in govt school

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 04:53 PM IST
Uttarakhand government says the private schools in the state can decide on their own whether to conduct the final exams or not.
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In 2020, 92 players received funding, out of which 61 players received seed funding, the report by Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA) and PGA Labs.(Mint file photo)
In 2020, 92 players received funding, out of which 61 players received seed funding, the report by Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA) and PGA Labs.(Mint file photo)

Edtech startups attracted over USD 2.22 billion funding in 2020: Report

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 04:44 PM IST
The report noted that the education sector has received growing attention from the government with budgetary allocation increasing from USD 11.3 billion in 2018-19 to USD 13.2 billion in 2020-21.
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The Bombay High Court on Monday said it was the Maharashtra government’s duty to ensure special online education for specially-abled students across the state and suggested using Doordarshan to telecast educational programmes.(Agencies)
The Bombay High Court on Monday said it was the Maharashtra government’s duty to ensure special online education for specially-abled students across the state and suggested using Doordarshan to telecast educational programmes.(Agencies)

Ensure online education for specially-abled students, says Bombay HC

By PTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 05:54 PM IST
The Bombay High Court on Monday said it was the Maharashtra government’s duty to ensure special online education for specially-abled students across the state and suggested using Doordarshan to telecast educational programmes.
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Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant.(PTI file)
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant.(PTI file)

Goa CM inaugurates Dnyanvardhini Divyang Training College for B.Ed in Special Education

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Panaji
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 03:01 PM IST
According to the Goa government, the B.Ed Special Education is a two-year academic degree course affiliated to the Goa University and approved by the Rehabilitation Council of India.
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Representational image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Pro-Chancellor stresses on vocational, skill based education

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Coimbatore
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 05:24 PM IST
There is a need to completely change the teaching and research techniques, Mishra said in his address during the two-day 4th edition of National Higher Education Conclave (NHEC) 2020.
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Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia (Amal KS / HT Photo )
Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia (Amal KS / HT Photo )

COVID vaccine may become reality soon but students’ loss of education cannot be compensated: Sisodia

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 11:10 AM IST
Sisodia, who is also Delhi’s education minister, said while efforts were being made to provide online education as schools remain closed, providing access to these classes to students who lack internet facilities or devices continues to be a challenge.
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Maharashtra schoolteacher Ranjitsinh Disale reacts on being announced as the winner of the USD 1mn Global Teacher Prize 2020, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020.(PTI)
Maharashtra schoolteacher Ranjitsinh Disale reacts on being announced as the winner of the USD 1mn Global Teacher Prize 2020, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020.(PTI)

Indian schoolteacher wins USD 1 million Global Teacher Prize 2020 for promoting girls’ education

By PTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur | London
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 08:28 PM IST
Ranjitsinh Disale, 32, from Paritewadi village in Maharashtra’s Solapur district, emerged the winner from 10 finalists from across the world for the annual prize founded by the Varkey Foundation in 2014 to recognise an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession.
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Union Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal.(ANI file)
Union Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal.(ANI file)

Education Ministry sets up task force for preparing roadmap on technical education in mother tongue

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 10:20 AM IST
The decision was taken by the minister at a high-level meeting chaired by him.
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The ministry of education will work to develop an equitable system based on the principles of fairness and inclusion(Shutterstock)
The ministry of education will work to develop an equitable system based on the principles of fairness and inclusion(Shutterstock)

In higher education, it is time to prioritise Indian languages

By Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 08:34 PM IST
Teaching in the mother tongue/ regional language will help in building an equitable education system
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Haryana Home Minister and AYUSH Minister Anil Vij.(HT file)
Haryana Home Minister and AYUSH Minister Anil Vij.(HT file)

Yoga to be included as subject in education in Haryana: Anil Vij

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 02, 2020 06:27 PM IST
In a meeting of the Haryana Yoga Council, it was decided that the first Sunday of the month will be celebrated as a Yoga Day and the state will recruit more Yoga instructors.
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Himanshi Upadhaya (above), a Class 6 student of St. Margaret School, Derawal Nagar.(Handout)
Himanshi Upadhaya (above), a Class 6 student of St. Margaret School, Derawal Nagar.(Handout)

Virtual Vs Real: ‘Online learning is better than in-person education’

By Himanshi Upadhaya
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 04:56 PM IST
The online education is flexible ,and accessible and it offers a wide range of options, writes Himanshi Upadhaya, a Class 6 student of St. Margaret School, Derawal Nagar
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The Congress leader, who has consistently attacked the government on his Twitter on topics ranging from economy to laws and policies, had recently said the Indian economy is in recession for the first time under PM Modi.(PTI)
The Congress leader, who has consistently attacked the government on his Twitter on topics ranging from economy to laws and policies, had recently said the Indian economy is in recession for the first time under PM Modi.(PTI)

‘In BJP’s vision, Adivasis and Dalits should not have access to education’: Rahul Gandhi

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 01:25 PM IST
Gandhi’s tweet cited a report which said that scholarships for 60 lakh SC students is stuck due to end of central funding.
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Anurag Behar, CEO, Azim Premji Foundation, advocates community-based classes for school children: Get the teachers to go to the mohallas where the children live; collect five to 15 of them, whoever lives in that mohalla and is anyway interacting closely; and conduct classes in a community space(AFP)
Anurag Behar, CEO, Azim Premji Foundation, advocates community-based classes for school children: Get the teachers to go to the mohallas where the children live; collect five to 15 of them, whoever lives in that mohalla and is anyway interacting closely; and conduct classes in a community space(AFP)

Covid-19: Preserving the gains on education | Opinion

UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 08:45 PM IST
It’s the job of institutions and government to provide infrastructure. We need a coherent policy tailored to specific regions and needs that will look at the complexities of online learning.
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The project will cover government schools in five districts of Uttarakhand including Haridwar, Dehradun, US Nagar, Pauri Garhwal and Almora.(HT Photo/representative)
The project will cover government schools in five districts of Uttarakhand including Haridwar, Dehradun, US Nagar, Pauri Garhwal and Almora.(HT Photo/representative)

Rs 700 crore worth international project to transform 3000 Uttarakhand schools

By Suparna Roy | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 04:51 PM IST
Uttarakhand government is likely to receive an amount of Rs 700 crore over the next five years for the project from the Asian Development Bank.
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Representational image.(Getty Images)
Representational image.(Getty Images)

Two-day virtual conclave on education concludes

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2020 01:14 PM IST
IDP Education is a global leader in international education services. With a network of over 120 offices, it has a presence in more than 30 countries.
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You can also make donations through Amazon’s Gift a Smile page and contribute to 50+ NGOs that support a variety of causes from Healthcare & Nutrition, Senior Citizens, Empowerment of women and girls, Education, Care for differently abled, Disaster and pandemic Response and Skills & Livelihood.
You can also make donations through Amazon’s Gift a Smile page and contribute to 50+ NGOs that support a variety of causes from Healthcare & Nutrition, Senior Citizens, Empowerment of women and girls, Education, Care for differently abled, Disaster and pandemic Response and Skills & Livelihood.

Amazon India continues to deliver smiles by facilitating online education for students

UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 06:55 PM IST
The company is also directly donating over 5000 4G enabled tablet computers in partnership with 18 NGOs working with children in need, government and aided schools as well as childcare centres.
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Representational image(Unsplash)

Deep Se Sahayog Tak: Chandigarh-based group raises money for underprivileged children’s education by reusing earthen lamps

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Chandigarh, India
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 10:48 AM IST
Motivating others to reduce and recycle waste materials, a Chandigarh-based group has come up with ‘Deep Se Sahayog Tak’ project under which they have reused discarded earthen lamps to raise money for children’s education.
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In April, 91 per cent of the global student population was affected in 194 countries.(Unsplash)
In April, 91 per cent of the global student population was affected in 194 countries.(Unsplash)

Covid-19 is additional layer to ‘gender equality in education’ challenge: UNESCO report

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 11:35 PM IST
The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered an education crisis, fuelled by deep and multiple forms of inequality having gender roots and implications.
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Chitkara University co-hosted the webinar with Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI), and National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL).(HT File)
Chitkara University co-hosted the webinar with Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI), and National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL).(HT File)

Chitkara University holds webinar on investor awareness, financial education

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 05:01 PM IST
Organised in association with apex financial bodies, the webinar was attended by around 1,000 participants
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The report, however, shows that most government schools in MP have toilet facilities.(HT Photo/Representative use)
The report, however, shows that most government schools in MP have toilet facilities.(HT Photo/Representative use)

MP government report: 90% schools without water tap, 40% without power

By Ranjan | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindusatan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 02:00 PM IST
Education experts say that education is not on the priority list of the government.
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The employability of students from other ITIs was also very high in the last few years.(HT file)
The employability of students from other ITIs was also very high in the last few years.(HT file)

Odisha to develop centres of excellence for skill, technical education in OMBADC area

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Bhubaneswar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2020 10:26 AM IST
The discussion was taken during a high-level meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy.
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While 61.4 per cent of boys walk to school in rural areas, the percentage of girls stands at 66.5 and in urban areas it is 57.9 per cent and 62 per cent respectively.(HT Photo (Representative image))
While 61.4 per cent of boys walk to school in rural areas, the percentage of girls stands at 66.5 and in urban areas it is 57.9 per cent and 62 per cent respectively.(HT Photo (Representative image))

Almost 60% of students in India travel to school on foot: Survey

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 07:45 AM IST
The percentage of girls travelling to school on foot is higher than the average at 62 per cent, while it is 57.9 per cent for boys.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a conclave on ‘School Education in 21st Century’ under the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, through video conferencing.(PTI photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a conclave on ‘School Education in 21st Century’ under the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, through video conferencing.(PTI photo)

PM Modi backs mother tongue but says NEP puts no bar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 12:58 AM IST
The PM also said students should be stepping towards a new future with a new curriculum designed under NEP when India completes 75 years of Independence in 2022.
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J-K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha at the inauguration of the State Council of Education, Research and Training (SCERT) on Saturday.(ANI)
J-K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha at the inauguration of the State Council of Education, Research and Training (SCERT) on Saturday.(ANI)

J-K LG inaugurates State Council of Education, Research and Training

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Srinagar
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 03:02 PM IST
Speaking at the event, Sinha said: “The society cannot progress an inch on the path to development without education. Health care and education are the cornerstones of development.”
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More than 1000 volunteer of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ( RSS) have been engaged in this teaching exercise.(Hindustan Times)
More than 1000 volunteer of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ( RSS) have been engaged in this teaching exercise.(Hindustan Times)

RSS sets up study centres for rural students, includes patriotism lessons

By Shruti Tomar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 08:58 AM IST
RSS initiative is aimed at reaching out to students who are left out from online classes due to poverty.
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