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How Kamaraj was inspired to pioneer India’s first midday meal scheme

A school drop out himself, Kamaraj was motivated from the very beginning to invest in the development of education in the state

Published on 20th July 2020
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How this Chennai law graduate got her School to include her mother’s name in her degree certificate

The Chennai-based graduate found out that this was an actual serious issue for graduates who had been brought up by single women

 

Published on 20th July 2020
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Wealth and gender impact Indian students' performance in school, says study

Researchers from the University of Birmingham and the University of East Anglia on Saturday published their work in the British Educational Research Journal

Published on 12th July 2020
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Welcome to Reason: Should private and unaided schools be beyond fee control?

The Maharashtra government is not empowered to issue an order interfering with the fee structure of private unaided schools or schools of other boards, the Bombay High Court said

Published on 11th July 2020
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Online entrance exams will worsen already dismal representation of marginalised students: Ambedkarite student groups write to MHRD, UG

The lack of internet connectivity and electronic gadgets has long been an issue that students have brought up ever since the lockdown was announced

Published on 10th July 2020
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This Ahmedabad auto driver gets his daughter a no-religion, no-caste school-leaving certificate

Rajveer fought relentlessly so that his 13-year-old daughter's school paid heed and she received the certificate which left the religion and caste columns blank

Published on 8th July 2020
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IIT Guwahati introduces first-of-its-kind course on UN-Sustainable Development Goals 2030 as part of the BTech curriculum

The course will be offered to the second year B Tech students as a compulsory course, to reorient the thinking of young and dynamic individuals towards the path of sustainable development

Published on 6th July 2020
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UN report says it will take us 257 years to close gap between women and men in economic terms

The UNDP 2020 report ranks India at a staggering 122 among 189 countries in its Gender Inequality Index. India has a score of 0.501 (2018) while Switzerland which tops the list has just 0.037

Published on 1st July 2020
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Women under-represented or stereotyped in textbooks: UNESCO Global Edu Monitoring Report

The report provides an in-depth analysis of key factors for exclusion of learners in education systems worldwide, including background, identity and ability, gender, age, location, poverty, disability

Published on 29th June 2020
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With NEET 2020 likely to be postponed or cancelled, anti-NEET voices call for its permanent ouster

 

Over the years, activists, politicians, educationists alike have continued to consistently express their disapproval of the exam and criticised it of being exclusionary and discriminatory 

Published on 25th June 2020
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Two years on, IIM Kozhikode's LGBTQ club still awaits recognition - but is going strong

Umeed was set up in 2017 as a resource group for the LGBTQIA+ community of IIM Kozhikode. Section 377 was decriminalised in 2018

Published on 23rd June 2020
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Are you a 'snowflake'? What the words 'snowflake generation', 'male chauvinists' mean

Do we know the exact meaning of the words snowflakes, feminism, sexist, MCPs and the likes? Read on to find out what they mean and how to use them

Published on 20th June 2020
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PIL filed in SC demanding common education system, merging of ICSE and CBSE

The plea, filed through advocate Ashwani Kumar Dubey, said the Centre and states have not taken appropriate steps to introduce uniform education system having common syllabus

Published on 19th June 2020
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After DU, CUTN to conduct final year examinations online, much to students' displeasure

Students who have no access to gadget or technology can write their examinations offline after the university reopens after the lockdown

Published on 19th June 2020
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Why the Vedica Scholars Programme is what women need to bridge the gender gap at work

Anuradha Das Mathur, co-founder of the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women, talks about how they're training women to really find their place at the top of the corporate world - and make it count

Published on 14th June 2020

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