Bhumi roped in for ‘KeepGirlsInSchool’ mission

With an aim to raise awareness and educate girls on menstrual hygiene management, UNESCO has joined the #KeepGirlsInSchool mission, being supported by Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar…writes Puja Gupta. The movement, launched by feminine care brand Whisper, begins with shedding light on the impact of 2.3 crore girls dropping out of school due to lack of

PICS: Students Back To Schools

Delhi schools which have been closed for the past 10 months due to the coronavirus pandemic, reopened on Monday and there is great enthusiasm among the students who say they prefer normal classes in school to online classes. Students say opening of the schools is much better for preparing for board examinations. At the same

Pakistan Plans To Reopen Schools From Feb 1

Pakistan Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood on Friday confirmed that grades 9-12 will resume from January 18 as planned, while primary classes will reopen nationwide from February 1. While briefing the media after a meeting of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), Mahmood said grades 1-8 will begin on February 1, The Express Tribune reported.

Learn And Grow Through Activities

Launched during the lockdown by three IIT alumni, FrontRow is an online platform that provides comprehensive skill-based courses, taught by celebrities in different categories…writes Puja Gupta. Bollywood singer Neha Kakkar, comedian Biswa Kalyan Rath, Indian cricketers Yuzvendra Chahal and Suresh Raina among others have been roped in to take masterclasses to help a community of

TN to reopen schools for classes 10, 12

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Tuesday announced reopening of schools for classes 10 and 12 from January 19. In a statement issued here, Palaniswami said the schools will be reopened only for classes 10 and 12 and each classroom will have 25 students. He also said in order to boost the immunity levels, the

K’taka colleges to reopen from Jan 15

Classroom teaching for students of undergraduate, postgraduate, engineering and diploma courses in Karnataka will resume on January 15, Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayana said on Monday. Narayana, in charge of higher education, said after a meeting with officials concerned here that authorities were already holding offline classes for final-year students. “NCC and NSS classes

Indian School Teacher Wins 1 Mn Global Teacher Prize

In a significant achievement, a Maharashtra government school academician from Solapur has bagged the Varkey Foundation’s top Global Teacher Prize-2020 worth $1 million (Rs 7.40 crore), according to an official announcement made in London. The winner of the prestigious awrd is Ranjitsinh Disale, who teaches at the Zilla Parishad School in Paritewadi, Solapur district. Disale

Study: Indian Parents Give Priority To Kids Education

 ‘All parents want the best for their children’ is a centuries old truth. For Indian parents this is by providing them with the best education, confirms a survey…PUJA GUPTA Women, 55 per cent, more than men, 43 per cent, make investing in their child’s education a top long-term goal, said the survey done by Scripbox,

Transform Nursery Into An Edutainment Hub

The lockdown has proven to be a strenuous time for both parents and children. With online education being a fairly new concept to most parents and children, need a safe and fun environment that facilitates active and engaged learning. International brand IKEA has a collection of everything you need to transform your nursery into an

App For Children With SLDs

Late identification of learning disabilities could leave some children behind in their academic and mental development – something early screening can solve…writes Siddhi Jain. Indigenous research studies have estimated the incidence of Specific Learning Disabilities (SLDs) in India to be between 10-12 percent of school-going children. In remote populations and Tier-II cities where there is