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13 Reasons Why this activist is urging the Tamil Nadu govt to oppose NEP 2020

The activist has written to Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswamy as to why he believes the NEP is ‘unconstitutional’ and why TN would be undoing a lot of its progress by implementing it

Published on 10th August 2020
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Delhi HC issues notice on PIL claiming UPSC applicants from disabled-category were not given adequate reservation

The petition, filed by a registered society for disabled - Sambhavana, said that the notice for direct recruitment to 24 civil services neglects the mandatory minimum reservation for the disabled

Published on 10th August 2020
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How e-education is forcing almost 43 per cent of children with disabilities to drop out

ccording to the survey, 56.5 per cent of children with disabilities were struggling yet attending classes irregularly, while 77 per cent of students said they would not be able to cope 

Published on 18th July 2020
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How Karthikeyan started a farm in Tamil Nadu to transform the lives of hundreds of intellectually-challenged youth

The Foundation situated in Villupuram, is an inclusive society where all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are respected, valued and have choices to lead a holistic and dignified

Published on 5th July 2020
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Why RTE experts believe the World Bank’s STARS programme will damage India’s grassroots school education system

The World Bank approved $500 million for the STARS programme to improve the quality and governance of school education in six Indian states. But education activists are against the programme

Published on 2nd July 2020
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Disinterested approach towards OBC students: NCBC slams DU for discriminatory application form pricing  

The NCBC has recommended that the University reschedule their fee structure for the OBC (NC) category and the same be equal to the fee as applicable for the EWS category

Published on 1st July 2020
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Being Sai: How the wheelchair never held this Hyderabad youth back from skydiving or going to Antarctica with Robert Swan

Now that Sai Prasad Vishwanathan has been to Antarctica, gone skydiving and pursued his MBA from ISB, he has been conducting counselling sessions for over 35,000 students and is helping out a lot

Published on 1st July 2020
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Kerala SSLC results announced: State registers record pass percentage of 98.82

The students can submit an online application for revaluation from July 2 to 5. The respective headmasters of the schools need to confirm the applications in the online system

Published on 30th June 2020
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This boy from rural Karnataka is writing his SSLC exams using his feet sans extra time. This is his inspiring story

Kaushik Acharya's hands are not fully grown therefore he was taught to use his feet to write or draw when he was only three years old. This is how and why he refuses to use a scribe

Published on 29th June 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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At least 40% countries failed to support learners at risk during COVID-19 crisis: UNESCO report

The annual report's fourth edition also pointed out that less than 10 per cent of countries across the world have laws that help ensure full inclusion in education

Published on 24th June 2020
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This Indian-origin US medical student's site tells stories of frontline workers who are battling COVID every single day

US-based Vibhu Krishna's work really took off on Instagram and has managed to get support from artists, other medicos and people who love reading these stories of pith, struggle and great moments

Published on 24th June 2020
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Students with disabilities struggle through online classes, demand better accessibility

There are 21 different disabilities each with their specific needs which need to be allocated the due reasonable accommodation, an activist pointed out

Published on 21st June 2020
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Would you hire Precious Jigglypuff? How HackerEarth is giving aliases to job seekers to eliminate bias in recruitment

HackerEarth's platform masks the personal details of candidates from the hiring managers so that the candidate is selected on the basis of nothing but their skill, which is the focus of companies

Published on 19th June 2020
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More than 70 per cent LGBTQ youth face bullying for reasons beyond sexual identity

About 91 per cent of LGBTQ adolescents in the survey said they faced at least one experience of bias-based bullying

Published on 15th June 2020

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