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Education body to study proposal to expand RTE

On its extension to the pre-primary level, the panel had suggested ensuring child-centred pedagogy, play-way method and holistic development as critical elements of pre-school education

Govt names Anurag Kashyap to top education panel

New members were nominated last month to replace original members who opted out.


Gujarat backs Centre’s JEE plan,wants papers in Gujarati

The Gujarat government has demanded that all IITs and other Central technical institutions come under the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and asked for the question papers to be available in Gujarati as well.

Alumni resist JEE format change,to file PILs

Alumni and faculty of the Indian Institute of Technology have decided to file public interest litigations (PIL) in “various high courts” within a week to “counter the changes in the Joint Entrance Exam (IITJEE) proposed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development”.

‘Using computers is bad for primary school children’

Stating that motor skills and hand-eye coordination of very young school children are often ill-developed due to staring at and using computers,a sub-committee of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) on Information and Computing Technologies (ICT) in school education has recommended that computers should be avoided at the primary level.

Shiksha Abhiyan may be extended to Class XII

The Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan programme is likely to be extended to government-aided schools during the 12th plan period.


CABE backs higher education authority

The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) on Saturday threw its weight behind the proposed National Commission for Higher Education & Research....

Education Act underfunded: CRY

Child Rights and You (CRY) said though the Right to Education Act was a welcome step,funds were not adequate.

CABE gives green light to string of education reforms

The Central Advisory Board of Education Monday approved a string of HRD Minister Kapil Sibal’s reforms in education...

In first meet under Sibal,CABE has job cut out

The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE),when it meets for the first time under new Human Resource Development...