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Karnataka government bars students from going to school, college till October 15 even before MHA guidelines

The announcement from Government of Karnataka came just hours before the Ministry of Home Affairs’ guidelines to states to consider reopening schools only after October 15

Published on 1st October 2020
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Are micro-classrooms the answer to restarting physical classes as COVID cases refuse to descend?

Children’s book writer Vizhiyan and social activist Senthamil Selvan have a model that could be used as an alternative

Published on 29th September 2020
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Survey finds 79% of parents feel teachers struggling to cope with online classes

According to a survey, 85 per cent of parents across the country said that they are spending more time helping their children with school-work as opposed to offline classes

Published on 28th September 2020
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Busy page with too many images hinder reading ability in children, says new study

The typical design of books for beginning readers often include engaging and colourful illustrations to help define the characters and setting of the story

Published on 28th September 2020
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Here's how this 17-year-old from Noida started a school to teach underprivileged kids for free

Armaan started a small school and educational centre in Noida to specifically cater to the poor sections of the society. We find out more

Published on 23rd September 2020
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How Odisha Knowledge Corp has helped youngsters hold on to their jobs during the pandemic 

The pandemic-induced job losses have us all worried, especially the youth. But OKCL is doing all it can — while adhering to UN’s SDGs — to help the youngsters. This is how they are doing it

Published on 19th September 2020
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No syllabus is superior, just different: Why criticism of TN’s school syllabus doesn’t explain NEET suicides

Activists, educators and doctors talk about why they think the three student suicides that happened on the eve of NEET cannot simply be blamed on TN’s syllabus or family pressures

Published on 14th September 2020
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How India's fastest human calculator wants to introduce 'Vision Math' to eradicate math phobia among students

After winning gold a the Mental Calculation World Championships, Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash is on a mission to change the way mathematics is taught

Published on 11th September 2020
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Education for all is the Modi government's mission: Home Minister Amit Shah

The Minister said the International Literacy Day 2020 focuses on "Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond", especially on the role of educators and changing pedagogies.

Published on 8th September 2020
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International Literacy Day: Why we need to look at literacy beyond the basic ability to read and write

Former IAS officer Swaran Singh explains why he believes that literacy is not an endpoint but a continuous process and has a definition that encompasses more than institutional learning

Published on 8th September 2020
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This platform connects college students with causes and opportunities they are passionate about. Here's how

The Codots programme was set up by college students who were hungry for an opportunity. Here's how they set up and offered a platform that manages to do the same

Published on 2nd September 2020
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Delhi government launches five-day online physical education programme for 1,000 school teachers 

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia inaugurated the online training programme, which is being conducted in collaboration with noted badminton player Pullela Gopichand's sports foundation

Published on 31st August 2020
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Indian student delegates at UK Parliament sign MOU for progressive, inclusive, sustainable economy  

With the aim of fostering understanding between South Asia and Britain, the summit hostel youth delegations from 9 nations

Published on 27th August 2020
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Celebrating Teachers’ Day with the English Language Teachers’ Association of India

The association has been organising webinars focusing on the critical issues such as learners autonomy, love for literary texts, social media literacy, multimodal approaches and more

Published on 28th August 2020
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These IIT-M grads are starting a Science, Math YouTube channel for Adivasi kids in the Paniya language

We speak to IITian-duo Maya and Deepak, who runs the YouTube channel Kathaadi. They tell us about how concepts of science and maths are made easy for rural children through their channel and more

Published on 26th August 2020

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