Education

‘SamagraSiksha’ Scheme For Holistic Development Of School Education Launched

Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar launched the ‘ SamagraShiksha’ - an integrated scheme for school education extending support to States from pre-school to senior secondary levels for the first time in New Delhi on Thursday. The Scheme is a paradigm shift in the

Book Vendor’s Son Studies On Pavement, Bags 93% In ICSE

Fifteen-year-old Abhay Gupta did not have a study table or enough space in his one-room home to keep his books. The teen prepared for his ICSE exams under streetlights, perched on a packing case a few yards away from his father’s bookstall on a Park Street pavement. Yet, the braveheart — a student

A Tuition Programme In A Dalit Colony Getting Children To College

In 2013-14, Kumar launched a free educational empowerment programme, called ‘Ente Kongappadam (my Kongappadam)’, giving tuitions to children from the colony who were in Classes VIII, IX and X. He roped in students from NSS Engineering College to volunteer as teachers and started morning and evening

Alwar Govt School Classrooms Look Like A Train, Veranda A Platform

Alwar’s Government Senior Secondary School, Railway Station, takes its name quite literally. Here the classrooms have been painted like passenger compartments, the principal’s office looks like an engine and the veranda is the “platform”, where students hang out. “Children are always fascinated by

Mission 'Buniyad' To Skill Kids With Reading, Basic Maths In Delhi

Mission Buniyaad, a campaign by Delhi government to group children from classes III to IX on their maths and reading abilities, was launched by deputy CM and education minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday. The campaign aimed at 76,000 students in classes III to V in Sarvodaya schools and classes VI

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