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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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Woman RPF from Mumbai makes her way into the textbooks for reuniting missing children with their families

She remembers when she had rescued three Tamil girls, who had claimed that they had been kidnapped and had managed to sneak out from the kidnappers' clutches

Published on 22nd June 2018
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Why you must check out this online tool by a class 11 student that detects gender neutrality in textbooks

Rashmi Patil speaks to Ananya Gupta who is a self-taught Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence expert about the tool she developed to detect if a textbook is gender-neutral or not 

Published on 1st June 2020
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Why Ricky Kej's Earth Songs are going to be in 1 million textbooks in 2019

Grammy award-winning musician Ricky Kej is out with My Earth Songs which instill in children a consciousness for the environment and all its beings, by being in their textbooks

Published on 19th August 2018
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Why is NCERT removing crucial chapters on climate change from school textbooks?

A group of teachers have now demanded that the chapters be reinstated and students be taught the 'complexities of the climate crisis' in schools

Published on 9th July 2022
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Who is Harsh Mander? Why is this apex child rights body seeking NCERT's explanation over including a story by him in textbooks?

When raids were conducted by Enforcement Directorate at Mander's office and home, many activists and intellectuals had condemned the raids 

Published on 5th April 2022
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We need a lot more Indian history in our textbooks: Why Panipat producer Rohit Shelatkar wants a revamp in our curriculum  

He also talks about lessons learnt during the lockdown, why looking back into our historical data can help and how India can get its health back on track post-pandemic

Published on 7th August 2020
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Vijayawada: Printing of school textbooks delayed as tenders for printing not yet finalised

Over two crore textbooks are required for distribution across the state to Class I-X students of government schools. However, even the procurement of paper needed for printing is also pending

Published on 13th May 2018
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UP textbooks to be released in local dialects like Bhojpuri, Avadhi, Braj, Bundelkhand

The new textbooks in these dialects were released by Primary Education Minister Satish Dwivedi at a review meeting on Wednesday

Published on 12th September 2019
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TNIE Let's Debate: Should we give our first-graders history textbooks? 

Students from schools across the country came together to debate on a range of topics. Here is a look at what students had to say about the importance of learning history

Published on 15th April 2021
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Thousands of students in Karnataka who quit private schools for govt schools denied textbooks, uniforms. Here is why

General Secretary of the Associated Managements of Primary and Secondary Schools in Karnataka, said that private schools were not issuing TCs as parents had not paid their dues for the past two years

Published on 29th October 2021
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This Mumbai woman railway cop is now featuring in the State Board's Marathi textbooks

32-year-old Rekha Mishra, a policewoman from the RPF Maharashtra, has helped 953 distressed children and is the new hero whom school children are going to learn about

Published on 13th June 2018
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This group is running a book drive for students whose textbooks were burnt to ashes in Delhi riots  

Besides books, they are also trying to raise financial aid to ensure that kids and their families get support and can continue their education in an unhindered manner

Published on 4th March 2020
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These youngsters just made audio textbooks for highschool and  +2 students in Kannada to help visually impaired students

Rakesh Tiwari, is the founding volunteer of Kannada Pustaka. He tells us about what went in converting the text into an audio format to facilitate academics for visually impaired children

Published on 5th June 2019
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The Parth Shah interview: If private players frame the curriculum, there will be less ideological bias, rewriting of textbooks

History may be written by the victors, but in India, textbooks are often rewritten by the ruling party. Private involvement in this process could curb that, says Centre For Civil Society's Parth Shah

Published on 19th February 2019

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