Tag Archives: Education

Budget 2019: New National Education Policy, focus on research and innovation to boost number of startups

Union Budget 2019 India: The government has also allocated Rs 400 crore under the head ‘World Class Institutions’ for FY20. Budget 2019-20: The announcement of bringing a new National Education Policy to “transform India’s higher education system to one of the global best education systems,” according to the finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, has been cherished by the players in India’s ... Read More »

Opinion | Glimpses of the much-awaited National Education Policy

On 31 May, the draft National Education Policy (NEP) developed by a committee chaired by K. Kasturirangan was shared by the ministry of human resource development (MHRD) for public comment. A comprehensive education policy for India is on the anvil for the first time since 1986. Many fundamentals of education are normative or are founded in human psychology. Changes on ... Read More »

New Education Policy 2019: Key takeaways from the draft proposal – changes recommended summarized

Draft for the New Education Policy, NEP 2019 has been submitted to the Union Cabinet. The draft proposes radical changes to the system including overhauling the entire structure, extending RTE and 3 languages. New Education Policy 2019: Key takeaways  |  Photo Credit: PTI After years of wait, the Draft New Education Policy 2019 proposal has been submitted by the committee set ... Read More »

3 years of preschool suggested in draft National Education Policy

Among the other key proposals are free and compulsory schooling from preschool till Grade (Class) XII, instead of only from Class I to VIII, and a school breakfast added to the midday meal in preschool and primary school.(Shutterstock) AddThis Sharing Buttons 26 Three years of preschool and four-year undergraduate honours courses are among features of a draft National Education Policy ... Read More »

Independent Public Education

A new initiative by educators seeking to give Israel’s “regular” public schools the same standing as the state religious schools and to guarantee their pedagogical autonomy, including through the establishment of an independent association, is a necessary step on the long road toward correcting the distortions introduced by the country’s recent education ministers. >> Subscribe for just $1 now Instead of respecting ... Read More »

In PM Modi’s 100-day education agenda, more Institutions of Eminences, faculty recruitment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a press conference in New Delhi. (Source: PTI/File) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s education agenda for the first 100 days of his re-elected government includes unveiling of a new national education policy, a special drive to fill five lakh vacant faculty positions in higher education, and addition of 10 Institutions of Eminence (IoE) to the existing sanctioned ... Read More »

Odisha Board Of Secondary Education Expected To Announce 10th Result Date Today

Odisha 10th result 2019 date may be announced today Odisha 10th Result 2019: BSE Odisha 10th result dates were not confirmed by the board until yesterday. The board maintained that the result date has not been finalized by the board yet and the same will be communicated to all interested parties soon. It is expected that the board will announce the Odisha matric ... Read More »

Zimbabwe: Add Key Protections to Education Bill

(Harare) – Zimbabwe’s parliament should strengthen the Education Amendment Bill of 2019 to fully adhere to every child’s right to a quality primary and secondary education, Human Rights Watch said today in an open letter to Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga, chairperson of the parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Primary and Secondary Education. The bill does not sufficiently address five key issues, Human Rights Watch said. It ... Read More »

Microgrants: Education Philanthropy For The Everyman

A $300 gift for books can make a huge difference for a low-income student struggling to stay in school. GETTY We all know the satisfaction of affordable luxuries. A tall latte to go. Some chilled luscious shrimp artfully arranged atop your salad. A donated bus ticket that gets a poor student to college. Okay, you weren’t expecting that last one, and it’s ... Read More »

From ‘consent football’ to ‘pin the organ on the body’: sex education around the world

Adults have long been squeamish over talking to children about sex. We have a history of complicated and conflicting attitudes: sex has been seen as simultaneously joyous and desirable (so long as it is between a young couple after marriage and in the interest of begetting babies), but also as dark and dirty, something from which children must be protected. ... Read More »