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Improvement in healthcare amid COVID helped children's well-being, finds World Vision India report

Kumar added that there has been an improvement in the well being of children which had initially taken a dip when COVID-19 hit India, mostly due to the massive loss of livelihood during the lockdown

Published on 31st December 2020
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This Varanasi cafe owned by acid attack survivors distributed 14k free food packets to the poor during the lockdown

Owing to the lockdown relaxations, the cafe was reopened in June. Now, to raise funds to run the business, they have started a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdera

Published on 11th December 2020
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Gwalior, Orchha in UNESCO world heritage cities list: MP Government

An official of the government's public relations department on Monday said tourism experts have termed the inclusion as a major achievement for the state

Published on 7th December 2020
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This mother of two launched an online storytelling platform to promote stories in regional Indian languages. Check it out

Shikha Dalmia, along with her mother-in-law Madhurata Deshmukh, launched Spin A Yarn in Mumbai to ensure kids have access to stories in their mother tongue

Published on 1st December 2020
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How Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences is providing Odisha's youth access to quality education

The children of KISS are educated, modern and they use their knowledge to improve their lives - be it through practice of better hygiene

Published on 20th October 2020
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Jagran Lakecity University's Chancellor Hari Mohan Gupta elected global second VP of Association of the Universities of Asia and the Pacific

Gupta was elected as the global second vice-president of AUAP recently and will serve a two-year term — from January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2022

Published on 20th November 2020
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Four Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham scientists among world’s top two per cent: Stanford Study

Dr Maneesha Ramesh, Dr Shanti Nair, Dr R Jayakumar and Dr Madhav Dutta figure in the ranking in recognition of the quality of their research

Published on 10th November 2020
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COVID-19 has triggered an education crisis, gender inequality: UNESCO report 

Increase in gender-based violence, potential rise in teenage pregnancies or early marriages and possibility of a section of girls dropping out of schools or colleges are some of the implications

Published on 18th October 2020
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Education post-COVID-19: UNESCO to convene a special session of global education meeting next month 

According to UNESCO estimates, over 154 crore students are severely impacted by the closure of educational institutions across the world amid the COVID-19 outbreak

Published on 25th September 2020
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Over 91 per cent Indian students want to study abroad post-COVID: iSchoolConnect survey

According to UNESCO, there were 5 million international students across the globe in 2018, and 750,000 of those happened to be from India

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Notes from a global citizen: Why Anamika Madhuraj is an inspiration for Indian students

Anamika Madhuraj is among 12,000 young people from around the world who have been chosen for UNESCO's Global Citizenship initiative. We talk to her about her major goals
 

Published on 13th 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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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University awarded UNESCO Chair for 'Experiential Learning for Sustainable Innovation & Development'

Through the Chair, the University will develop a comprehensive framework for academic engagement in building sustainable communities by designing a curriculum based on experiential learning

Published on 8th September 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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