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Karnataka government to cover the cost of higher education for children of Krishi award winners

The announcement is aimed at providing equal educational opportunities to the children of farmers and recognises the importance of agriculture in the state's economy

Published on 1st February 2023
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Union Budget 2023-24: National Digital Library for children, adolescents announced to build reading culture

To build a culture of reading, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stressed on building a National Digital Library in her speech delivered during the budget session

Published on 1st February 2023
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Gender Parity Improving: Higher education enrollment for women up by 1 crore in FY-21

Gross Enrollment Ratios (GER) improved in primary and upper-primary schools for both boys and girls, with the GER for girls being higher than boys

Published on 1st February 2023
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Parents in the Dark: Only 30% would file complaint if children subjected to online child sexual exploitation and abuse

About 40% of children who reported incidents of online solicitations and abuse were adolescent girls between the ages of 14 and 18

Published on 19th January 2023
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Delhi High Court rules barring students from exams due to non-payment of fees is a violation of children's rights

Justice Mini Pushkarna stated that children should not be prohibited from taking crucial examinations like Class X and Class XII, as it could negatively impact their future

Published on 19th January 2023
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Children's basic reading ability down to pre-2012 levels, Math skills dip to 2018 levels: ASER report

The test assessed whether a child can read letters, words and a simple paragraph at the Class I level of difficulty or a story at the Class II level of difficulty

Published on 19th January 2023
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Keep schools open with appropriate prevention measures in place: WHO Europe

According to WHO Europe, Science must trump politics and the long-term interests of children must remain a priority

Published on 30th October 2021
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How this Kerala MP is using public libraries to help rural, tribal children get access to education

CPIM's Rajya Sabha MP Dr V Sivadasan recently kickstarted an initiative called NetWork to bridge digital divide among Adivasi students

Published on 3rd October 2021
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Only 16% public education funding goes to poorest 20% learners: UNICEF report

The report was taken looking at the government's spending on pre-primary to secondary education in 102 countries

Published on 18th January 2023
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Child's remains, potential unmarked graves discovered at Indigenous school in Canada

Although anomalies discovered during a radar search have not yet been confirmed to be human remains,  a jawbone fragment was discovered which was believed to be 125 years old from a child

Published on 13th January 2023
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This man from Odisha teaches underprivileged children while working as a porter himself

Undeterred by the loss of his job, the 31-year-old started teaching the underprivileged kids of Class X from his area for free

Published on 9th January 2023
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Why was out-of-school children survey stalled at Coimbatore?

The survey is conducted at the beginning of the academic year and middle of the academic year to find the dropouts

Published on 4th January 2023
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Gov't school teacher from Gujarat seeks donations of warm woollen clothing for tribal students

Out of the 84 students in classes 1-8, none of them owned any warm woollen clothing, noted a teacher in Chopdi village of the Dediapada Taluka

Published on 3rd January 2023
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BYJU'S denies buying students' phone numbers, calls it "baseless and unsubstantiated allegation"

Last week, the NCPCR asked the EdTech firm's CEO Byju Raveendran to appear before it on December 23 over alleged malpractices

Published on 22nd December 2022
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Dealing with emotions can be tough for children, but this Hyderabad-based educator promises to be there all the way

Anjali Kariappa Chengapa has had an illustrious career as a journalist and trainer and now, she is dedicating her time and energy to working with children and emotions. This is what she proposes...

Published on 16th February 2021

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