View: Reframing Education Reform using Assessments as a Looking Glass
The solution was introducing State Level Assessments (SLA) - a statewide census-based assessment of students in grades I-VIII deploying standardized question papers.
New national education policy will be in public domain very soon: HRD ministry
Addressing the Swachh Campus Ranking, 2019, event for higher e...
Not possible to have uniform education syllabus, says minister
Since education is a subject in the Concurrent List of the Constitution and a ...
Government to check for inconsistencies in Household Expenditure survey
The meeting took place in the wake of a leaked draft of the Household Consumer Expenditure survey report showing a decline in consumer spending in rural India in 2017-18. MoSPI, which had junked the survey, said it would not use it for official purposes but was examining its repercussions and impact on all base revision of various economic indicators.
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Venture takes music education mainstream
FSM’s team of musicians began giving lessons in Mumbai schools before expanding to more cities. Today, FSM teaches the art to almost 60,000 students across 200 schools and preschools in 14 cities. Tanuja and Dharini take great pride in the numbers as initially it was very difficult to make people see the potential of their idea.
Liberal arts education needs to be given equal importance as science and technology: Prez
Kovind gave an address at the Higher Education Summit organised by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
Gauhati varsity offered 21 unapproved courses, gave false affidavits to UGC: CAG
The findings of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, tabled during the ongoing Winter Session of the Assam Assembly, also says that the oldest university of the northeast had submitted multiple false affidavits to the UGC, assuring the commission that it will not start any new distance course without approval.
Restoration of heritage buildings: Traditional method of grinding limestone and sand introduced in Chennai
Reviving a traditional method of restoring heritage structures, the public works department (PWD) has introduced a stone roller yard to grind limestone and sand that would be used for plastering.
Education received major chunk of CSR spend by corporates: Government
The CSR activities taken up by the companies relate to various sectors including education, healthcare, sanitation, environmental sustainability, poverty alleviation and skill development.
HUL boss Sanjiv Mehta bats for apprenticeship, says Indian education system must inculcate training in curriculum
Academia and business need to co-create a curriculum that will address present-day skill needs, he said.
PM Modi asks CAG to develop innovative methods to check frauds in govt departments
"CAG should look for innovative methods to deal with occupational fraud," PM Modi said adding that the auditor can play a role in improving governance and efficiency. He said the government wants to move to evidence-backed policy making by 2022 and the CAG can play a role by becoming a think tank and focusing on big data analysis.
How to invest for your child's education
Parents want that their children are provided with the best education. However, undergraduate and postgraduate fees are increasingly getting expensive.
CBSE to introduce major changes in question paper patterns for classes 10, 12 by 2023
It is the need of the hour keeping in mind country's future, CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi said at the school education summit organised by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).
CL Educate to invest in campus-based startups
The WAIN innovator pipeline is rapidly closing in on 100,000 innovators and the CL Educate Board has approved the creation of a Rs 30 crore corpus WAIN fund, with CL Educate as the anchor investor, according to a release shared by the company.
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