October 03, 2023 16:21 (IST)
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Maharashtra: 24 patients including 12 newborn die in state-run hospital in 24 hours | Jammu and Kashmir: CRPF jawan mysteriously dies of bullet injury in Kot Bhalwal jail | Avinash Sable wins first-ever Gold for India in 3000m steeplechase; breaks Games record | NIA arrests terrorist plotting to use Manipur ethnic unrest against India | Amid Delhi-Ottawa row, Indian diplomat stopped from entering UK Gurdwara by Khalistani extremists

Airtel Business partners with Education Ministry to power India’s Ed-Tech platform – DIKSHA

Kolkata: Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Tuesday announced it has won the Cloud and CDN mandate from the Digital India Corporation (DIC) to power DIKSHA (Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing)–India’s national platform for open education digital content.

ICSE class 10, ISC class 12 results announced; Here is how to check the results

New Delhi: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Sunday announced the results for the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE Class 10) and Indian School Certificate (ISC Class 12) examinations of 2023.

UP Board declares results for classes 10th and 12th; Priyanshi Soni from Sitapur and Mahoba's Shubh Chapra top the exams

Lucknow/IBNS: The results for classes 12th and 10th of the Uttar Pradesh Board have been announced by the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) in a press conference.

Centre directs states and UTs to fix 6yrs as minimum age for Class 1admission

New Delhi/IBNS: The Ministry of Education has directed the states and Union Territories to set the minimum age for admissions in Class 1 as six years.

Poorest learners benefit the least from public education: UNICEF

Governments are not investing enough in those children who need education the most, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a report published on Tuesday, calling for equitable financing to combat “learning poverty”.

Centre asks states to train teachers to impart hygiene education

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has asked the states and union territories to create hand washing facilities with the provision of soap, and train teachers to impart hygiene education to students in all the schools across the country, the Ministry of Education of India said on Thursday.

Fareportal India broadens focus on ed & infra, partners with four NGOs

Gurugram/IBNS: Travel-tech enterprise Fareportal India is set to expand their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) focus in partnership with four NGOs.

Going to school doesn’t always ensure learning: Chief Functionary, Prajayatna

On the occasion of Children’s Day on Nov 14, Bangalore-based non-profit Prajayatna’s Chief Functionary Mary Punnoose engages in a conversation with Debayani Bose on how grassroots organizations such as Prajayatna are enabling children’s access to quality education and ensuring children are not just going to school but also learning

Kolkata-based institute aims to introduce children to STEM

Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata-based The Logical Lamp aims to introduce the city’s children to the new educational approach called STEM.

UNESCO chief calls for transforming education, with 244 million still out of school

New York: The bell is ringing for the start of a new school year in many countries, but inequalities in access to education are keeping some 244 million children out of the classroom, according to data published on Thursday by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

2022 will be the year of educational transformation for JK: CS Mehta

Jammu/IBNS: Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta Monday chaired a meeting to take stock of arrangements for reopening of educational institutions and resuming  offline teaching in Jammu and Kashmir.

Leadership development programme for heads of school in West Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: Prof. Uttam Kumar Sarkar, Director of IIM Calcutta, recently inaugurated a training programme which is part of an initiative by the School Education Department of West Bengal government.

NCERT textbook-based videos in Indian Sign Language soon

New Delhi/IBNS: The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) for developing NCERT textbook-based videos in Indian Sign Language.

Protecting education, means ‘we protect the future’: UN chief

New York: The global community needs to say with one voice that “attacks on schools must stop”, the UN chief urged a virtual event on Thursday commemorating the International Day to Protect Education from Attack. 

Stalin starts textbooks distribution, launches new progs of Kalvi TV

Chennai/UNI: The online classes for the academic year 2021-22 commenced on Saturday with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin allowing the free books distribution scheme for government school students and videos of the new syllabus to be telecasted through the Kalvi TV channel.