Application for admission to Class 6 in Navodaya schools open

Online applications for admission to Class 6 in Navodaya schools for the next academic year are open till November 30, reported Onmanorama. To be eligible for admission to Navodaya schools, the applicant must currently be studying in Class 5 at a recognized school. They can only apply to schools in the district of their residence. […]

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Kerala police responsible for students’ safety once schools reopen

The Government of Kerala has given the responsibility of the safety of students t the police once schools reopen on November 1 reported Onmanorama. The Chief Minister said that necessary instructions were already given to the state police and the health and education department to prepare a detailed project report. ” The station house officer […]

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Karnataka HC issues notice in petition challenging compulsory teaching of Kannada as first or second language in Karnataka schools

A Single Judge Bench of Justice R. Devdas of the Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State and the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) in a writ petition challenging the compulsory teaching of Kannada as first or second language in all schools of Karnataka including those affiliated to ICSE and CBSE […]

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Kerala may go for blended mode of online and offline classes for schools

According to a report by the Matrubhumi, the state education department in Kerala may go for a blended mode of education for students after schools reopen on November 1. While offline classes will be conducted mainly for students who do not have access to digital devices, those students who are unable to come to school […]

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CBSE waives exam fee for students who lost their parents to Covid-19

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced that it will waive the examination fee and registration fee for those students who lost their parents to the Covid-19 pandemic. “The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the country adversely and keeping in view of its impact on students, CBSE, as a special measure for academic session […]

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CBSE and IIT Gandhinagar launches online education program, “Eklavya”

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and IIT Gandhinagar have collaborated to bring forth a series called “Eklavya”, the focus of which will be to clarify and showcase how to effectively implement NEP 2020 across schools. The National Education Policy 2020 envisions a transformational shift in education. The goal is to nurture in our […]

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CBSE launches reading mission across 25,000 schools

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is launching a two year “Reading Mission” across 25,000 schools with the aim of encouraging students to actively engage with learning and foster the love of reading, reported The Federal. The CBSE reading mission is being launched today, in partnership with Pratham Books’ StoryWeaver, and Central Square Foundation. […]

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Samagra Shiksha to set up butterfly gardens in Kerala schools

Samagra Shiksha, Kerala plans to set up butterfly gardens in schools with a view to impart practical lessons in biodiversity conservation, reported the Hindu. Samagra Shiksha is a government programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12. The initiative is part of the Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan that aims to encourage learning […]

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