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

Education experts say that education is not on the priority list of the government.
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)
Updated on Oct 09, 2020 02:00 PM IST
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Hindusatan Times, Bhopal | ByRanjan | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

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

The discussion was taken during a high-level meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy.
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)
Published on Sep 20, 2020 10:26 AM IST
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Bhubaneswar | ByAsian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

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

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.
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))
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 07:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh

PM Modi backs mother tongue but says NEP puts no bar

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.
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)
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 12:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

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

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.”
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)
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 03:02 PM IST
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Srinagar | ByAsian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

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

RSS initiative is aimed at reaching out to students who are left out from online classes due to poverty.
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)
Updated on Aug 29, 2020 08:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | ByShruti Tomar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

Can NEP be Indian education’s 1991 moment?

Education is different from industry. But higher funding for research and better university governance can help
Good research universities are hard to scale up because of their human-capital-intensive nature(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
Good research universities are hard to scale up because of their human-capital-intensive nature(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 06:21 AM IST
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BySanjay Kallapur

Kashmiri woman fostering education for underprivileged girls in Valley

Based in Baramulla district’s Rampora area, Mahfooza is completing her Master’s program from Indira Gandhi Open University along with teaching needy children at the social services division of a local school.
Mahfooza Akhtar is going extra mile to spread awareness regarding importance of education.(ANI)
Mahfooza Akhtar is going extra mile to spread awareness regarding importance of education.(ANI)
Published on Aug 13, 2020 11:52 AM IST
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Baramulla | ByAsian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

NEP 2020: Recognising the primacy of early education

By calling it the greatest equaliser, and laying out clear learning targets, the National Education Policy does the right thing. Build on it
Ten years after the Right to Education came into force, let us take bold steps to give every child the right to learning(Yogesh Kumar/HTPhoto)
Ten years after the Right to Education came into force, let us take bold steps to give every child the right to learning(Yogesh Kumar/HTPhoto)
Updated on Aug 07, 2020 06:17 PM IST
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ByRukmini Banerji

NEP focuses on ‘how to think’ instead of ‘what to think’: PM Modi

The PM said that the NEP will play a major role in reducing the gap between research and education in India.
PM Narendra Modi(Photo Credit: BJP4India/ Twitter)
PM Narendra Modi(Photo Credit: BJP4India/ Twitter)
Updated on Aug 07, 2020 12:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi

Sonakshi Sinha bats for right to education

Sonakshi Sinha will be talking about human rights in a podcast which is an initiative promoting the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 30 big names from the film industry including R Balki, Sonakshi Sinha, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Nandita Das too will participate
Sonakshi says, “If you educate a person, most of the other human rights will be taken care of.”
Sonakshi says, “If you educate a person, most of the other human rights will be taken care of.”
Updated on Aug 06, 2020 11:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Tripura govt starts helpline to counsel students on issues related to academics and depression

The students from Class one to twelve could get academic counselling and also advice of psychologists or doctors to combat depression by dialling 0381-2410053 in any day of the week from 10 AM to 4 PM.
Representational image.(Shutterstock)
Representational image.(Shutterstock)
Published on Aug 06, 2020 06:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Agartala | ByPriyanka Deb Barman

Outbreak may hit India’s poor enrolment numbers

India needs to be extra cautious in preventing its school enrolment rates from falling, particularly because many of those who stop going to school in the country do so because of financial reasons.
Findings from a National Statistical Office (NSO) survey on social consumption on education, conducted in 2017-18, show that India’s gross enrolment ratio (GER) was 99.2 between primary and middle school education level.(HT Photo)
Findings from a National Statistical Office (NSO) survey on social consumption on education, conducted in 2017-18, show that India’s gross enrolment ratio (GER) was 99.2 between primary and middle school education level.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 05, 2020 02:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByVijdan Mohammad Kawoosa

NEP and the classroom consensus

It offers an alternative to the exam-centric, rote-learning model, and is strong on the foundations
Our ability to bring educators, politicians and parents together to debate this will shape the future of education(SHUTTERSTOCK)
Our ability to bring educators, politicians and parents together to debate this will shape the future of education(SHUTTERSTOCK)
Updated on Aug 02, 2020 06:57 PM IST
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ByYamini Aiyar

School children in Odisha climb water tank to bridge digital divide on education

“The BSNL tower in our village is useless for joining the online class. If I climb the water tank, then I manage to get a faint network of Airtel 4G tower 12 km from our village. Sometime I also climb the Mahul tree to catch the airtel network from the tree,” said Roul.
School children in Odisha on water tank.(HT)
School children in Odisha on water tank.(HT)
Published on Aug 01, 2020 01:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar/Raipur/Ranchi | ByDebabrata Mohanty and Ritesh Mishra

Skill-based education for industry-ready engineers

The new jobs created will require a different set of skills. Therefore, it becomes of the utmost importance to prepare future generations to thrive in the changing landscape.
Representational image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Aug 01, 2020 01:33 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

Mapping education inequalities

Students from the richest 20% of the society are seventeen times more likely to be studying law than those from the poorest 20%.
A New Education Policy was announced earlier this week after a gap of 34 years(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A New Education Policy was announced earlier this week after a gap of 34 years(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 01, 2020 09:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRoshan Kishore & Abhishek Jha, New Delhi

On education, a positive blueprint

NEP promises reforms. The challenge is implementation
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)
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 07:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Barrier-free access to education for all children with disabilities in NEP: Social Justice and Empowerment Minister

New Education Policy 2020: He said on Wednesday that knowledge on how to teach children with specific disabilities will be an integral part of all teacher education programmes under the New Education Policy.
New Education Policy 2020.(HT file)
New Education Policy 2020.(HT file)
Published on Jul 30, 2020 05:26 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

National Education Policy to bring new opportunities for students in domain of higher education: Jamia Millia Islamia VC

National Education Policy: Professor Najma Akhtar, Jamia Millia Islamia Vice-Chancellor continued saying that a single regulator for all higher educational institutions is a great idea as it will bring coherence of approach and purpose.
Najma Akhtar, first woman VC of Jamia Millia Islamia University(Facebook)
Najma Akhtar, first woman VC of Jamia Millia Islamia University(Facebook)
Published on Jul 30, 2020 01:38 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

New Education Policy ‘unilateral’ drive to destroy Indian education: CPI(M)

New Education Policy 2020: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the new National Education Policy (NEP) and renamed the HRD Ministry as Education Ministry, officials said.
New Education Policy 2020.(HT file )
New Education Policy 2020.(HT file )
Published on Jul 29, 2020 08:46 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

43 lakh disabled students across states may drop out, unable to cope with online education

Two surveys conducted by Swabhiman, a community-based organisation, and Disability Legislation Unit of Eastern India and partner of Centre for Advocacy and Research (CFAR) working for the rights of disabled people, particularly children, show the current extreme vulnerability of children with disability.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)
Published on Jul 25, 2020 07:12 PM IST
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Bhubaneswar | ByAsian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

Mahindra Group takes next step in higher education with autonomous university launch

Mahindra University (MU) aims to drive interdisciplinary academic excellence, integrating the study of science and technology with the humanities, ethics, philosophy, and design, Mahindra Group said in a statement.
Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group and Chancellor, Mahindra University.(HT file)
Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group and Chancellor, Mahindra University.(HT file)
Published on Jul 24, 2020 03:36 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

HRD Ministry issues guidelines to states, UTs regarding education of migrant workers’ children

The states have been asked to prepare a database of children who have left the local area for their homes in other states or other parts of the same state.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)
Updated on Jul 14, 2020 05:47 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

HT Chandigarh Our Take: Promote students automatically? Now is the time for innovation in education

One needs to view the scenario as an unprecedented one, requiring careful manoeuvring with one objective in mind: That of the welfare of students. How will they derive the maximum benefit from this situation?
Regular assignments and tests will help teachers assess the performance of students.(HT PHOTO)
Regular assignments and tests will help teachers assess the performance of students.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 11, 2020 10:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Children in 62% surveyed homes discontinued education amid pandemic: Save The Children report

The rapid needs assessment was carried out by child rights NGO Save The Children to understand challenges, thematic priorities and impact of coronavirus among target beneficiaries.
The survey was conducted from June 7 to 30, 2020.(UNICEF India/Instagram)
The survey was conducted from June 7 to 30, 2020.(UNICEF India/Instagram)
Published on Jul 11, 2020 05:11 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

Unlock education: College students turn teachers for underprivileged kids

A volunteer driven project, Teach From Home, has brought together college students from various universities across the country, to use the time at hand to educate the slum children.
Students from Delhi University and other varsities are volunteering for an NGO to educate the underprivileged.
Students from Delhi University and other varsities are volunteering for an NGO to educate the underprivileged.
Published on Jul 10, 2020 02:20 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRuchika Garg, New Delhi

Busting myths and the double-speak on education | Opinion

If India wants to deliver quality education to its children, it needs an honest conversation on private schools
A vibrant private school sector will deliver better outcomes, at a lower cost(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A vibrant private school sector will deliver better outcomes, at a lower cost(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 07, 2020 07:34 PM IST
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ByGurcharan Das

Governor of Bihar directive to streamline online education, says university and colleges to open only after govt decision

Governor-cum-Chancellor of universities Phagu Chouhan on Thursday directed the universities to streamline online education for a longer period.
Representational image. (File photo)
Representational image. (File photo)
Published on Jul 03, 2020 12:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByArun Kumar

Covid-19: How tech can ensure equity in education

Blended online learning can remove barriers, and take education to girls, marginalised groups and remote areas
Between the two extremes of the elite private and government schools lie many low-cost private and public schools which suffer from varying level of deficiencies in education technology and pedagogy(AFP)
Between the two extremes of the elite private and government schools lie many low-cost private and public schools which suffer from varying level of deficiencies in education technology and pedagogy(AFP)
Published on Jul 02, 2020 08:40 PM IST
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