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Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Dr C N Ashwath Narayan.(Twitter)

Karnataka rules out online examination for higher classes

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2021 08:31 AM IST
Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka Dr C N Ashwath Narayan on Monday ruled out holding examinations online.
According to a statement from Delhi's deputy chief minister's office, the first meeting of the Delhi Board of School Education's (DBSE) general body was attended by the nominated and ex-officio members of the board.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
According to a statement from Delhi's deputy chief minister's office, the first meeting of the Delhi Board of School Education's (DBSE) general body was attended by the nominated and ex-officio members of the board.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)

Delhi Board of School Education's general body conducts first meeting

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2021 05:16 PM IST
The first meeting of the Delhi Board of School Education's (DBSE) general body was held on Tuesday in which matters regarding the registration and the constitution of the board were discussed.
Representational image. (Getty Images)
Representational image. (Getty Images)

98 teachers, principals of Delhi govt, private schools honored for contribution

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2021 11:20 AM IST
98 teachers, principals of govt, private schools in Delhi honoured for outstanding contribution
Maharashtra state education department has launched a drive to identify out of school students across the state from. ANI(ANI)
Maharashtra state education department has launched a drive to identify out of school students across the state from. ANI(ANI)

Maharashtra drive to find drop-outs

By Ankita Bhatkhande
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 04:20 PM IST
The drive will involve surveys at the household level to find out details of students who might have migrated, permanently shifted or have remained absent in online classes for a long time.
Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.(PTI file)
Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.(PTI file)

Assam frames guidelines to ‘secularise’ school education

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2020 05:35 PM IST
On Sunday, the state cabinet had approved to repeal provisions of the Madrasa and Sanskrit Tols Act in the next assembly session due later this month, which will end religious education imparted in schools with government funds.
The Union Education ministry has prepared a list of nearly 300 tasks and plans which it is considering implementing to boost the quality of school education across the country on line of measures suggested by NEP.(HT Photo)
The Union Education ministry has prepared a list of nearly 300 tasks and plans which it is considering implementing to boost the quality of school education across the country on line of measures suggested by NEP.(HT Photo)

Education ministry prepares list of near 300 tasks for improving school education following NEP: Nishank

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 05:06 PM IST
In an email interview with HT, Union Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said that he had been conducting regular review meetings of the implementation of the NEP for both the school as well as the higher education departments of his ministry.
Representational image.(File photo)
Representational image.(File photo)

Over 1 lakh students, their parents sensitised on POCSO Act in Jammu: Official

Jammu | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 08:52 AM IST
Around 1.08 lakh stakeholders were sensitised covering students of primary, middle, high and higher secondary levels and their parents, specifically mothers.
The syllabus reforms committee, the secondary board and higher secondary councils have suggested changes in the Madhyamik (class 10) and Uchha Madhyamik (class 12) curriculum for the 2020-21 academic year due to the COVID-19 situation.(HT file)
The syllabus reforms committee, the secondary board and higher secondary councils have suggested changes in the Madhyamik (class 10) and Uchha Madhyamik (class 12) curriculum for the 2020-21 academic year due to the COVID-19 situation.(HT file)

West Bengal govt accepts expert panel’s recommendation to reduce syllabus for classes 10th and 12th for 2020-21

Kolkata | By PTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 05:56 PM IST
The West Bengal government has accepted the recommendations of an expert panel to reduce the curriculum at secondary and higher secondary levels due to the pandemic, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said Wednesday.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education and general education are set to receive a better impetus through effective linkages(Hindustan Times)
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education and general education are set to receive a better impetus through effective linkages(Hindustan Times)

Aligning India’s STIP-2020 vision with NEP

By Harsh Vardhan
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 11:41 PM IST
STIP-2020 aims to build an educational environment that nurtures and encourages innovative thinking and also creates pathways for its pursuit in the long-term. In the current policy-building exercise, we have kept our focus on select areas. We learn to live, we learn to think and we learn to learn.
A proper Standard Operating Procedure will soon be issued which will be followed in all schools.(PTI file)
A proper Standard Operating Procedure will soon be issued which will be followed in all schools.(PTI file)

Uttarakhand education deptt to follow special curriculum focusing on mental health of students

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 07:42 PM IST
Uttarakhand education department has decided to follow a special curriculum which focuses on mental health of students when schools reopen after nearly seven months of lockdown.
Representational image.(ANI)
Representational image.(ANI)

39.57 lakh online classes conducted in Chhattisgarh during Covid-19 crisis

Raipur | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2020 09:25 AM IST
The exemplary program was launched by the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on April 7 to provide non-stop education amid battling the COVID-19 crisis too.
Economic pressures due to Covid-19 pandemic could be prompting parents to pull their children out of private schools.(Shutterstock)
Economic pressures due to Covid-19 pandemic could be prompting parents to pull their children out of private schools.(Shutterstock)

Covid forces exodus of students from private to government schools in Chandigarh

By Rajanbir Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 01:18 AM IST
Of the 9,233 students admitted to government schools between Classes 1 to 8 this year, 4,985 (54%) were from private institutes
As per the guidelines, schools and coaching institutions can open in a graded manner after October 15.(HT file N)
As per the guidelines, schools and coaching institutions can open in a graded manner after October 15.(HT file N)

Unlock 5: Education Ministry issues guidelines for reopening schools amid Covid-19

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 05:54 PM IST
The Ministry said that States/UTs may adopt or adapt the standard operating procedure (SoP) as per local context and requirements.  
An education department official said students were not allowed to interact with their schoolmates in other groups.(Representational Image)
An education department official said students were not allowed to interact with their schoolmates in other groups.(Representational Image)

Two govt schools open on trial basis; Haryana may adopt formula for higher classes

Hindustan Times, Karnal/Rohtak | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 03:28 PM IST
Two schools in Karnal and Sonepat divided students into groups as per colour codes to help them and their teachers maintain social distancing when they opened on a trial basis for two days last week
PM Modi said we fail to understand that language is a way to communicate knowledge but not the entire knowledge in itself.(PTI file)
PM Modi said we fail to understand that language is a way to communicate knowledge but not the entire knowledge in itself.(PTI file)

NEP 2020: PM Modi vouches for mother tongue as medium of instruction in schools

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 12:58 PM IST
The prime minister was speaking at ‘Shiksha Parv’, an event organised by the ministry of education, where he spoke extensively on the new National Education Policy
The Prime Minister stressed that NEP 2020 was just the beginning of the long process and its success would be determined by its effective implementation in the coming days.(ANI/Twitter)
The Prime Minister stressed that NEP 2020 was just the beginning of the long process and its success would be determined by its effective implementation in the coming days.(ANI/Twitter)

Marksheet is ‘pressure sheet’ for students, ‘prestige sheet’ for families: PM Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 12:39 PM IST
PM Modi said marks and marksheet have so far dominated learning-based education in India, adding that the students have to be ready themselves with skills to cope with the 21st century.
PM Narendra Modi(ANI )
PM Narendra Modi(ANI )

School students to have new curriculum framework by 2022, says PM Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 12:49 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the ‘Conclave on School Education in the 21st century under National Education Policy 2020’. The conclave was organised by the ministry of education as a part of the “Shiksha Parv” which is being observed from September 8-25 to felicitate teachers and take the New Education Policy (NEP) forward.PM Modi had on August 7 delivered the inaugural address at the “Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under NEP-2020.” The Prime Minister had said then that NEP 2020 will play a major role in reducing the gap between research and education in India.

A view of the Shaheed Rajpal DAV Public School, Dayanand Vihar, Delhi
A view of the Shaheed Rajpal DAV Public School, Dayanand Vihar, Delhi

HT Codeathon: Educators, students give thumbs up to coding drive

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 10:56 AM IST
India’s first-of-its-kind coding initiative for schoolchildren, HT Codeathon, evokes an overwhelming response from educators and students of Shaheed Rajpal DAV Public School, Dayanand Vihar, Delhi
PM Modi had delivered the inaugural address at the ‘Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under NEP-2020’ on August 7.(ANI)
PM Modi had delivered the inaugural address at the ‘Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under NEP-2020’ on August 7.(ANI)

PM Modi to address conclave on school education under National Education Policy-2020 on Friday

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 06:59 AM IST
The Ministry of Education is organising the two-day conclave, which started on Thursday, as a part of the “Shiksha Parv”, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a statement.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Modi to address conclave on school education under NEP-2020 tomorrow

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2020 02:59 PM IST
The “Shiksha Parv” (education festival) is being celebrated from September 8-25 to felicitate teachers and take the New Education Policy forward.  Various webinars, virtual conferences and conclaves on several aspects of the NEP are being organised across the country, the PMO said.
The central ministry has tentatively scheduled the survey for classes 3, 5, 8, and 10 during the first week of October or second week of November 2021.(iStock)
The central ministry has tentatively scheduled the survey for classes 3, 5, 8, and 10 during the first week of October or second week of November 2021.(iStock)

Centre postpones National Achievement Survey by one year amid spike in Covid-19 cases

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Navneet Sharma
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2020 02:10 PM IST
The NAS, which was initially scheduled to be held in November 2020 to assess the learning levels of students, will now be held around the same time next year.
Community classes being conducted in Poonch amid the COVID-19 pandemic.(ANI)
Community classes being conducted in Poonch amid the COVID-19 pandemic.(ANI)

Teachers in J-K’s Poonch conduct community classes amid Covid-19 pandemic

Poonch | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 10:16 AM IST
According to Jalil Khwaja, another teacher who takes community classes in Poonch, students have given a very positive response to the initiative.
A step further in this direction, he is also credited with starting Kanpur’s first community of budding bloggers and digital entrepreneurs called “Kanpur Young Entrepreneurs (KYE).
A step further in this direction, he is also credited with starting Kanpur’s first community of budding bloggers and digital entrepreneurs called “Kanpur Young Entrepreneurs (KYE).

Yash Agarwal: Changing the rules of digital marketing with his dynamic ideas

UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 04:42 PM IST
His entrepreneurial journey began when he was pursuing his higher secondary education from the Methodist High School.
Union Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal.(PTI file)
Union Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal.(PTI file)

Union education minister calls for exam reforms in National Institute of Open Schooling

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2020 08:26 AM IST
Union Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal made the comments at a review meeting with officials of the open school. The meeting was also attended by School Education Secretary Anita Karwal.
Representational image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Telangana: Online classes for school students to begin from September 1

Hyderabad | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2020 07:26 PM IST
It noted that the cabinet meeting on August 5 had approved commencement of admissions and given the green signal for starting distance education and e-learning for schools.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

WB School Education department asks Headmasters to provide number of students having digital devices

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 19, 2020 07:54 PM IST
In a letter to all schools, the department had asked them to submit the number or percentage of students having smartphones, tablets or laptop.
Manish Sisodia alleged that the municipal corporation had failed to pay salaries to its teachers and issue books to students even after the Delhi government gave them the required funds.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Manish Sisodia alleged that the municipal corporation had failed to pay salaries to its teachers and issue books to students even after the Delhi government gave them the required funds.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Will take over MCD schools if they fail in duties: Manish Sisodia

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2020 11:44 PM IST
The minister, who also holds the education portfolio, said the civic bodies were “diverting” funds provided for education by the Delhi government for other purposes.
Representational image.(HT file)
Representational image.(HT file)

Nagaland to distribute pen drives loaded with study materials among rural students

Kohima | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2020 06:43 PM IST
Two phases of online education have been completed since the closure of the schools due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
National education policy 2020.(HT file)
National education policy 2020.(HT file)

NEP 2020: 7 salient features apart from what is clearly evident

By Dr Vaneeta Aggarwal
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2020 05:49 PM IST
There are seven salient features or objectives of the announced National education policy apart from what is clearly evident in its documentation and which are in perfect harmony with Government’s previous initiatives since 2014.
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
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