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PM reviews NEP implementation

May 08, 2022 3:52 am

Modi also instructed that databases maintained by anganwadi centres be integrated with records maintained by schools to ensure a smooth flow of children from pre-primary classes to Class I.

Education Minister to launch NCF mandate document today

April 29, 2022 8:42 am

The mandate document describes the development process of the NCF, its expected structure and objectives, and some of the basic principles from the NEP 2020 that will inform the development of the four NCFs.

How history changes every five years in Rajasthan: A textbook case

April 27, 2022 8:19 am

The latest flashpoint is the controversy surrounding six questions related to the Congress that featured in the question paper of the recently-held Class 12 Board examination.

‘Denies equal opportunity for students from state boards’: Tamil Nadu Assembly passes resolution against CUET

April 11, 2022 2:37 pm

The resolution was passed unanimously in the Assembly as all parties, including the ruling DMK's allies Congress and VCK and even the state opposition AIADMK, supported it.

NCPCR seeks reply from NCERT over story by Harsh Mander in textbook

April 05, 2022 9:34 am

The Commission has pointed out that two other stories — A Home on the Street and Paying for his tea— also present similar scenarios and have been included without verifying the actual scenario of care and protection of children in the country.

NCPCR seeks explanation from NCERT on including Harsh Mandar article in text book

April 05, 2022 12:12 am

In a letter to the NCERT, NCPCR Chairperson Priyank Kanoongo has written,`` The Commission has received a complaint highlighting a story titled ``Weathering the Storm in Ersama’’ included in the English book 'Moments' for Class IX.

UGC writes to state, private universities to adopt CUET from 2022-23 academic year

March 28, 2022 1:01 pm

UGC secretary Rajnish Jain wrote to the vice-chancellors, directors and principals of all universities and colleges to adopt CUET, for which the application window will be open between April 2 to April 30. For now, CUET has been made mandatory for the 45 central universities from the next academic year.

Education ministry's baseline assessment to propel NIPUN Bharat Mission to conclude on March 26

March 25, 2022 6:25 pm

The survey is being conducted by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in all the states and union territories over a window of four days from March 23 to 26.

UGC’s announcement on CUET fetches mixed reactions from experts

March 24, 2022 12:07 pm

Experts are divided in their reactions to the UGC's announcement on CUET being conducted in accordance with the NCERT syllabus as some felt it might put those school boards at a disadvantage where different books are taught.

Textbooks based on facts, opinions, arguments; need to learn to distinguish: School Education Secy

March 22, 2022 1:48 pm

Officials told The Indian Express that Prof (retired) C I Issac, chairperson of the focus group on social sciences, said that history currently taught in schools is "subjective, not objective".