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From working in a brick kiln to doing a PhD on how Irula kids can study better, this TN man's story is inspiring

A former child labourer and a school dropout, Dhamodharan Muniyan has now completed his PhD thesis on the education levels of children in the Irula tribes

Published on 7th April 2021
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This institute in T'puram is training people from socially challenged backgrounds to empower others just like them

Kanthari is an institute that trains individuals with social, physical or economic challenges to set up platforms that can empower others like them through a comprehensive programme

Published on 7th April 2021
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Andhra Pradesh Education Department to bring 32k dropouts back to school 

According to the details obtained from Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan, there are 32,430 school dropouts in the district. Of them, 17,442 are boys and 14,982 are girls

Published on 5th April 2021
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At 16.60%, IT industry sees the most discrepancies in employee background verification: AuthBridge

Despite a drop in the overall discrepancy in the last three years, AuthBridge said in its sixth annual trend report that the healthcare sector had the second-highest discrepancy at 12 per cent

Published on 4th April 2021
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This school dropout and IT company owner duo are creating IT awareness among Kashmiri youth

The duo help the youth by providing online classes in web designing and digital marketing

Published on 25th March 2021
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The Ramji Raghavan interview: How to learn is more important than what to learn. That's what the NEP is all about

This social innovator founded Agastya International Foundation and has been a part of many central government forums with the sole aim of not just educating, but sparking curiosity as well

Published on 24th March 2021
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62-yr-old BJP MLA from Jaipur pursues graduation on daughters' demand

However, his life changed when his five daughters made him realise the worth of education and inspired him to continue, explaining to him the fact that education has no age limit

Published on 3rd March 2021
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Want private schools to stop looting students with high fees: What students want from parties ahead of TN polls

The manifesto has been composed by the Tamil Nadu Child Rights Watch, Campaign against Child Labour, Forum for Promotions of Child Participation, Right to Education Forum, Tamil Nadu

Published on 1st March 2021
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Let’s Teach English: How this Chennai initiative is helping underprivileged children speak English better

What began as a pandemic project currently has over 3000 volunteers and 40 organisations enrolled in the Let’s Teach English initiative in different states all over the country

Published on 24th February 2021
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Over one lakh students dropped out of high schools in Telangana during COVID-19 pandemic

According to the data available with Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE), 2018-19: a total of 10.91 lakh high school enrollments registered at 38 thousand odd high schools

Published on 22nd February 2021
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Karnataka to reopen schools for classes VI to VIII on February 22

The decision was announced by the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Suresh Kumar S, after a meeting with the Technical Advisory Committee on Tuesday

Published on 16th February 2021
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Hot and fresh food to be served to the Anganwadi kids in Uttar Pradesh

The centres from now on will also be provided with milk powder, curd and ghee under the scheme along with the usual cereals such as rice, wheat flour and pulses

Published on 12th February 2021
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Inefficiency of Merit: Have India's top technical, scientific institutes used the ‘merit’ debate to deny jobs to teachers from oppressed communities?

Technical and scientific institutes have maintained that due to the ‘sophisticated nature’ of certain jobs, they cannot allow people who come in through reservation to occupy them

Published on 8th February 2021
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Anganwadi workers, helpers in Karnataka don't want to take part in the school dropouts survey 

The Karnataka High Court, on February 3, has passed orders to conduct activities to students five days a week. It has become a burden to both workers and helpers to do all these together

Published on 4th February 2021
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Migrant SSLC students on the verge of losing a year as many fail to return to schools in Karnataka

An order was issued that for the academic year 2020-21, students will get relief for minimum attendance for the SSLC examination

Published on 4th February 2021

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