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Maharashtra: Observing COVID-19 Protocols For Reopening Primary Schools

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Observing COVID-19 appropriate behaviour, vaccination of teachers and school staff are among the protocols that have to be followed in schools, according to the Maharashtra health department's guidelines ahead of the reopening of schools on December 1 for Classes 1 to 4 in rural classes and Classes 1 to 7 in urban areas.

Incidences Of Violence Mars ANSU's Capital Bandh In Arunachal Pradesh

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

ANSU had submitted its demands to the state government on several occasions relating to the education sector in Nyishi inhabited districts of the state besides, demanding immediate transfer of Education Commissioner Niharika Rai and withdrawal of an FIR lodged against the union leaders recently.


Modern Education Not Equipped To Build Students' Character, Says Chief Justice Of India

"You will have to deal with people from different walks of life that may occasionally challenge you. But be tolerant. Hold onto certain core values as you walk through this journey of life, and experience all the richness it can offer you", said Justice Ramana.

Delhi Univerity's New Academic Session For First-Year UG Students Begins

Nov 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"It is like a festival on the first day of college with students from various states, speaking different languages mingling with each other. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, everything is being done online. We held the orientation session last week for the students. The college does not feel like a college without the students."


Dharmendra Pradhan: Assam To Be Made Laboratory For Mother Tongue-Based Education

Pradhan further said that the Centre is striving to ensure parity in educational opportunities across the country, and to that end, a roadmap for creating 'Special Education Zones' is being prepared.

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18 November, 2021

Arunachal Govt Announces Education Reforms, Closes 400 Zero Enrolment Schools

Outlook Web Desk

In a statement, Chief Minister Prema Khandu said that the northeastern state is yet to accomplish the desired status in quality education despite having 3000 government schools.


17 November, 2021

ASER Finds Students Shifting From Pvt. To Govt. Schools, Most In UP & Kerala

Outlook Web Desk

There has been a clear shift from private schools to government schools in the last three years.


12 November, 2021

Children's Day: 5 Things To Know Before Applying For An Education Loan

Pushpita Dey

Before applying for an education loan, keep the documentation, collateral and credit reports ready


11 November, 2021

India-US National Allies In Education, Need To Strengthen Collaboration: Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

PTI

Speaking at the virtual roundtable conference 'Advancing India-US Education Partnership' on Wednesday, education minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that India and USA are natural allies, especially in education.


06 November, 2021

CBSE To Hold Term 1 Examination From November, Schools Directed To Submit Internal Assessment Scores By December 23

Outlook Web Desk

CBSE will release term 1 examination roll numbers on November 9 on the official website cbse.nic.in.


25 October, 2021

Class 10 Students With A-Plus Grades To Get Seats In Courses They Pick: Kerala Education Minister

Outlook Web Desk

Kerala Education Minister V Sivankutty announced on Monday said that the government is increasing the number of seats amid complaints from students.


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24 October, 2021

China Passes Law To Ease Homework Pressure On Children

Deutsche Welle

The legislation also seeks to tackle internet addiction and limit the pressure of out-of-school tutoring for children in the country’s ultracompetitive education system.


16 October, 2021

Taliban Likely To Open Secondary Education For Girls: UN Official

Associated Press (AP)

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi said Taliban's education minister told him that they are working on a 'framework' to allow all girls to continue their schooling beyond the sixth grade.


08 October, 2021

The Changing, Unchanging Contours Of Some Key Indian Policies

Lola Nayar

Food, safe options for family planning and the right to quality education are some of the development goals of every nation. Experts closely involved in these areas, including in policymaking, share glimpses of the journey so far.


06 October, 2021

Low Wages, No Contract: UNESCO Report Shows School Teachers In India Caught In Web Of Neglect

Rakhi Bose

UNESCO’s recent State of the Education Report for India 2020, found that 42 per cent of the teachers across private and government sectors in India were working without a contract and earning less than Rs 10,000 a month.


05 October, 2021

Muslim Youth Want To Become Shah Rukh Khan, Not IAS Officer: Ex-Minority Education Commission Chief

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Justice MSA Siddiqui spoke to Outlook about the status of madrasa education in India and said that most government grants go to fake madari (madrasas).


02 October, 2021

Left Academics Manipulated Indian Curriculum Under Congress Rule: CB Sharma

Vikas Pathak

Let India have a nationalist curriculum, do not politicize it, says Chandra Bhushan Sharma.


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30 September, 2021

Reform Within: How A Madrasa In Madhubani Is Blending Change With Tradition

Umesh Kumar Ray

The Jamia-Tul-Qasim Dar-ul Uloom-Il-Islamia madrasa in Bihar is breaking stereotypes by teaches three languages—Urdu, English and Hindi—along with computers, history, math, geography and science.


Photo Gallery

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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