Education

Virtual insanity

With no outlook on when the institutions will open, should the admission process even start? St Stephen’s College, one of Delhi University’s top institutions, has been known for its strict admission process for years. Instead of solely choosing its next

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No Board exams

A more holistic evaluation of cancelled subject papers based on a student’s performance at school has been mooted In what has got to be a huge relief for parents, who were torn between worries over the academic future of their

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Seize the opportunity

The pandemic has left both parents and school managements reeling under an economic shock but focus must be on evolving a new pedagogy for children One of the most serious concerns caused by the spread of Coronavirus, one that is being

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The education mess

It is at a time like this that one wishes India had taken full advantage of its educational satellite No school student in Wuhan missed classes as they were conducted for 76 days online. So, it is not surprising that

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Education trends and beyond

Let’s brace ourselves for the new era, backed by technology to pave the way for creating levers for a stronger education system in the future The education sector is all set to go through a massive change in the coming years. There

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Empowering the Education System

Teachers’ Day is an occasion to not only recall the past but also to analyse present-day positions and think about how tradition could be reinterpreted in modern contexts This year, on Teachers’ Day, everyone would be talking about the Draft

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Education for Specially-Abled Children Needs Priority

Implementing education for differently-abled children has been a challenge. It is high time that we prioritize this issue and bring about a positive change for such individuals. By, Sakshi Sharma. Conversations about inclusive education for differently-abled children in mainstream schools

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Strange way to decide educational excellence

The decision to give unoperational ‘institutes of potential’ a tag of ‘eminence’ rather than operational ones is strange There may be an idea of fairness in using global rankings to determine which higher educational institutions should be  bestowed with an

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Improving the fundamentals of higher education

The draft NEP envisages a roadmap for improving the fundamentals of undergraduate education. But will the final policy keep to such a holistic approach? The draft National Higher Education Policy (NEP 2019) report submitted by the Kasturirangan Committee covers almost

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Sex Education: Not Important?

Not all parents talk to their kids about sexual health – only ⅓ rd to it actually, to be exact. Time for change? Children’s Day may well be celebrated every year on November 14 to commemorate Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s

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