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Speaking on the occasion Pokhriyal congratulated IIM Jammu for the new venture and defined the need for "Anandam: The Center for Happiness", and said that incorporating happiness in the academic curriculum of students is a very crucial step towards empowering our nation.(PTI File)

Pokhriyal inaugurates 'Anandam: The Center for Happiness' at IIM Jammu

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2021 07:59 PM IST
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Tuesday inaugurated "Anandam: The Center for Happiness" at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Jammu virtually and said incorporating happiness in the academic curriculum is crucial towards empowering our nation.
International Education Awards was conducted virtually on 19th December, 2020.(International Education Awards)
International Education Awards was conducted virtually on 19th December, 2020.(International Education Awards)

International Education Awards 2020 organized by KitesKraft Productions

UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 06:20 PM IST
The award aims to honour the eminent minds who made education boundless and limitless.
I hope we can go back to school, writes Soumil (above), a Class 11 student of Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute, Subroto Park
I hope we can go back to school, writes Soumil (above), a Class 11 student of Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute, Subroto Park

Online Vs Real learning

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 02:18 PM IST
Virtual classrooms have been the source of light to develop our understanding on subjective knowledge but is it actually helping us?
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur.(File photo)
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur.(File photo)

NEP aims at revamping the education structure, says Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur

Shimla | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 11:25 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the state government has also decided to effectively implement the National Education Policy in the state.
The term of the last Panjab University senate expired on October 31.(HT Photo)
The term of the last Panjab University senate expired on October 31.(HT Photo)

HT Chandigarh Our Take: Can Panjab University function without a senate?

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2020 11:59 PM IST
With the Covid-19 pandemic hitting education systems especially hard, PU authorities will find it tough to take key decisions on restarting classes and hostels without the senate

Social worker Abdul Qadir is setting a good example of humanity during the global recession

UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 05:53 PM IST
Physician in making Abdul Qadir is a 23-year-old MBBS student, who belongs to a small village named Mahul, in the district Azamgarh, in Uttar Pradesh.
Noted educationist Prithwish Acharya also said the consolidation of schools was not a smart move considering that the government is aiming at 100 per cent literacy. (HT File photo)
Noted educationist Prithwish Acharya also said the consolidation of schools was not a smart move considering that the government is aiming at 100 per cent literacy. (HT File photo)

Odisha to shut over 8,000 primary schools with less than 20 students

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 12:12 AM IST
As per the state government notification, every student from the schools that are facing closure will be provided a one-time facilitation allowance of Rs 3,000 on their admission to the Lead School.
Arvind Kejriwal praised the students for their achievements since many of them did not take coaching for the medical and engineering entrance exams.(ANI Photo)
Arvind Kejriwal praised the students for their achievements since many of them did not take coaching for the medical and engineering entrance exams.(ANI Photo)

Kejriwal, Sisodia meet students who cleared NEET, JEE

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 11:40 PM IST
Around 569 students from Delhi government schools qualified NEET this year and 443 cleared JEE Mains. According to a statement issued by the government, Kejriwal and Sisodia congratulated the students and their parents.
Several parts of Karnataka have been severely affected by incessant rain in the last week.(ANI)
Several parts of Karnataka have been severely affected by incessant rain in the last week.(ANI)

Centre, Karnataka government making efforts to provide relief to flood-affected families: PM Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2020 01:16 PM IST
Prime Minister asserted that the University of Mysore was an amalgamation of the rich education system of ancient India and the aspirations of the future.
Constant pressure from parents and teachers, and excessive use of social media are some of the reasons for students to feel stressed.(Photo: iStock)
Constant pressure from parents and teachers, and excessive use of social media are some of the reasons for students to feel stressed.(Photo: iStock)

World Mental Health Day: Students share need to de-stress, experts suggest ways

Hindustan Times | By Ruchika Garg
PUBLISHED ON OCT 09, 2020 10:06 PM IST
Amid Covid-19 pandemic, students who have been homebound confess that they have been feeling stressed due to numerous reasons. Experts give tips to keep them calm.
Intended to empower graduates with competencies and 21st-century skills to become global citizens, and contribute to the nation’s economy, ‘graduate attributes’ shall also provide for content mapping, suggest pedagogical pathways and effective evaluation tools for measuring attainment level prior to award of the degrees.(Shutterstock)
Intended to empower graduates with competencies and 21st-century skills to become global citizens, and contribute to the nation’s economy, ‘graduate attributes’ shall also provide for content mapping, suggest pedagogical pathways and effective evaluation tools for measuring attainment level prior to award of the degrees.(Shutterstock)

Success of National Education Policy depends on General Education Council

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Raghavendra P Tiwari
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 12:46 PM IST
The GEC is the most crucial vertical for the success of NEP, 2020, as it will be responsible for framing graduate attributes – qualities, skills and understandings that students should develop while pursuing degrees
Union Minister for Education Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.(PTI File)
Union Minister for Education Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.(PTI File)

NEP 2020 focusses on nation-building of students, teachers and institutions: Pohkriyal

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2020 12:12 PM IST
Speaking at the ‘National Education Policy - 2020: Bright Future of Education’ webinar on Friday, the Union Minister expressed delight at the nation-wide approval of the new policy.
PM Modi(ANI photo)
PM Modi(ANI photo)

Education policy is not of the government but of the country, says PM Modi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 01:05 PM IST
Earlier, students used to pick a stream beyond their aptitude and used to realise it much later. These problems have been addresses in the NEP, the Prime Minister said.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg.(Bloomberg)
Climate activist Greta Thunberg.(Bloomberg)

Lot of unanswered questions in Thunberg’s approach to Indian education system: Nishank

UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 10:42 AM IST
There has been growing concern about the competitive examinations being held amid the contagion that has claimed over 60,000 lives and infected more than 3.2 million Indians
The efforts of teachers who have innovated during the pandemic to teach their students should be acknowledged and shared among their peer groups, innovative steps fine-tuned, formalised, and scaled-up as both responses to sudden disruptions and as an alternative to online learning till the digital divide is truly bridged(ANI)
The efforts of teachers who have innovated during the pandemic to teach their students should be acknowledged and shared among their peer groups, innovative steps fine-tuned, formalised, and scaled-up as both responses to sudden disruptions and as an alternative to online learning till the digital divide is truly bridged(ANI)

In praise of government school teachers

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 06:18 AM IST
In a time of great disruption, they have sought to innovate and ensure learning continuity
National education policy 2020. (HT file)
National education policy 2020. (HT file)

How NEP has brought a ‘paradigm shift from ‘quantity to quality in the Indian education system

By Rohan Parikh
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2020 01:08 PM IST
The new policy ensures to cover a wide ambit from Early childhood to higher education to professional education to vocational education to teacher education and training to professional education.
The Saahas award recipients - working in regions throughout India - offer innovative approaches to make educational spaces safe and inclusive.(ANI)
The Saahas award recipients - working in regions throughout India - offer innovative approaches to make educational spaces safe and inclusive.(ANI)

US embassy, WISCOMP honour individuals for making educational spaces safe, inclusive

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2020 12:03 PM IST
In her opening remarks, WISCOMP Director Meenakshi Gopinath said: “This coming together of leaders is particularly significant as the education system is repositioning itself to adjust its functioning to ‘the new normal.
Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya.(HT file)
Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya.(HT file)

Haryana Governor calls upon VCs, academicians to implement NEP in effective manner

Chandigarh | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 19, 2020 01:06 PM IST
Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya also said the change in the education system in the country and the state will help the younger generation become self-reliant.
High angle view of video conference with teacher on laptop at home.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
High angle view of video conference with teacher on laptop at home.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

SPPU online learning model to be followed by others

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Dheeraj Bengrut
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 08:07 AM IST
“The system which SPPU has put in place for online learning is different and is receiving good results. So, we are now planning to take the Pune Model of SPPU to all other universities in the state. For this, further process has been initiated by our department and soon we will see the outcome of it.” added Samant.
Regular teachers get postings in well-connected, big schools. As a result, small schools have more contract teachers, many with basic qualifications and almost no in-service training opportunities.(AFP)
Regular teachers get postings in well-connected, big schools. As a result, small schools have more contract teachers, many with basic qualifications and almost no in-service training opportunities.(AFP)

NEP 2020 is silent on the contract teacher system | Opinion

By Vimala Ramachandran
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 08:01 PM IST
The system erodes the quality of education, affects motivation, and goes against the spirit of the Constitution
Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia (Amal KS / HT Photo )
Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia (Amal KS / HT Photo )

NEP’s proposal to make board exams easy will not address issue of rote learning: Manish Sisodia

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 01:49 PM IST
Sisodia, who is also Delhi’s education minister, said the policy fails to address the need of improving the public education system and focuses on private education, and some of the reforms outlined are part of “wishful thinking”.
Schools and colleges function as sources of patronage for politicians. This patronage can vary from the allocation of admissions to teaching jobs to janitorial positions(Yogesh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Schools and colleges function as sources of patronage for politicians. This patronage can vary from the allocation of admissions to teaching jobs to janitorial positions(Yogesh Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Politicians will pose the biggest challenge to NEP

By Rahul Verma
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2020 08:51 PM IST
They own many educational institutions. To preserve their patronage network, they will resist reforms
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses students at the Smart India Hackathon 2020 grand finale, through video conferencing, in New Delhi(Twitter)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses students at the Smart India Hackathon 2020 grand finale, through video conferencing, in New Delhi(Twitter)

New education policy aims at changing ‘intent’ and ‘content’ of education system: PM Modi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2020 08:29 AM IST
Addressing the finale of the Smart India Hackathon, he said the National Education Policy-2020 facilitates inter-disciplinary study which will ensure that the focus is on what the students want to learn.
Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.(PTI file)
Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.(PTI file)

National Education Policy will revolutionise education system: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2020 06:13 PM IST
He said that the state government is setting up a 40-member committee to study the implementation of the National Education Policy in Assam and added that they will start functioning within a week.
Many experts feel that while NEP talks of social inequalities at length, its political and economic goals are diffused. It is now important for the government to get state governments on board, and allow a full-fledged discussion in Parliament on the policy(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Many experts feel that while NEP talks of social inequalities at length, its political and economic goals are diffused. It is now important for the government to get state governments on board, and allow a full-fledged discussion in Parliament on the policy(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

On education, a positive blueprint

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 07:47 PM IST
NEP promises reforms. The challenge is implementation
New Education Policy 2020. (HT file)
New Education Policy 2020. (HT file)

New Education Policy 2020: NEP stresses on transparency in charging of fees

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2020 04:05 PM IST
New Education Policy 2020: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the draft of New Education Policy (NEP), that aims to modernize the nation’s education system.
Recently there have been noticeable developments in terms of integrating technology in the education system.
Recently there have been noticeable developments in terms of integrating technology in the education system.

How technology is helping broaden the reach of education

UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 08:11 PM IST
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about significant changes in the way teachers and students are going about their business, and it is about time the players in the sphere of education embrace these changes.
Anand Kumar.(HT file)
Anand Kumar.(HT file)

Education key to solving all pressing problems, Anand Kumar tells Cambridge varsity students

Patna | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON JUL 06, 2020 08:31 AM IST
Addressing a webinar organised by Cambridge University Bharatiya Society, he also said that India’s education system provides opportunities to all, irrespective of their class or creed.
Boris Johnson said the new body would investigate “discrimination in the education system, in health, in the criminal justice system,“ but gave few other details.(via REUTERS)
Boris Johnson said the new body would investigate “discrimination in the education system, in health, in the criminal justice system,“ but gave few other details.(via REUTERS)

UK’s Johnson calls anti-racism commission; critics want more

London | By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2020 01:55 PM IST
Opposition Labour Party lawmaker David Lammy, author of a 2017 report on Britain’s ethnic minorities and criminal justice, accused the Conservative government of stalling.
Upkar Krishan Sharma, president, GGDSD College Society.(PML SD Business School)
Upkar Krishan Sharma, president, GGDSD College Society.(PML SD Business School)

PML SD Business School makes entire admission process online

By Brand Post
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 01:26 PM IST
The School, which offers a two-year PGDM course, is also contemplating starting online classes at the beginning of the session in lieu of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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