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Education Minister to Address Webinar for Kendriya Vidyalaya students on 18th January, Get Details Here

by Sonali Nautiyal / 16 Jan 2021

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank will go live again on January 18, 2021, to interact with students of Kendriya Vidyalaya. The live webinar would begin at 12 noon and can be watched via the official Twitter and Facebook account of the Education Minister. The Education Minister had gone live quite a few times now. ...(View More)

Source - Timesnownews

Kerala FM presents Budget, focus on education and jobs

by Sonali Nautiyal / 16 Jan 2021

Kerala Finance Minister TM Thomas Isaac on Friday presented the sixth Budget of the Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government in the Assembly, which focuses on education, jobs and technology. The Budget also proposes schemes to generate employment and help start-ups. The government said it expected to generate 20,000 jobs for the youth through start-up projects. ...(View More)

Source - Timesnownews

Manish Sisodia launches skill-enhancing programme for English teachers of Delhi govt schools

by Sonali Nautiyal / 10 Jan 2021

The programme is aimed at enhancing the English language-teaching competency of the participant teachers, which will improve English teaching in government schools. The current batch is of 50 teachers. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday launched the TESOL Core Certificate Program for the English teachers of Delhi Government schools, which will be conducted by the ...(View More)

Source - NDTV

Indian Student Among Winners Of NASA App Development Challenge

by Sonali Nautiyal / 10 Jan 2021

A high school student from Gurugram, Aryan Jain, is among the winners of an app development challenge organised by NASA. A student of SunCity School, Gurugram (Haryana), he had teamed up with six high school students from the US. The competition is a coding challenge in which NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) presents technical problems to high school student ...(View More)

Source - NDTV

Delhi HC adjourns hearing on student’s plea seeking admission in medical courses under disability category

by Sonali Nautiyal / 06 Jan 2021

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing to January 28 on a plea of a medical aspirant challenging a certificate, which bars her from taking admission in medical courses under the disability category. The petition was filed by Baibhavi Sharma, who stated that she falls under the persons with disabilities (PWD) category with a specific disability ‘Left Congenit ...(View More)

Source - Times of India

English exam cancelled after Covid-19 disruption in England

by Sonali Nautiyal / 06 Jan 2021

School children in England will not sit formal exams this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, education minister Gavin Williamson said on Wednesday, with teachers to assess students and decide their grades instead. “Although exams are the fairest way we have of assessing what a student knows, the impact of this pandemic now means that it is not possible to have these exams ...(View More)

Source - Times of India

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