Happy Hour: No Textbooks, No Homework And No Grades In This Class

The first period—happiness class — at Kautilya Government Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya in south Delhi’s Chirag Enclave has just begun. The teacher, Umesh Kumar, writes on the chalkboard in neat, cursive letters: ‘Happiness Class’. The walls have several colourful posters made by the students, including

CBSE Invites Online Applications For Central Sector Scheme Of Scholarship

Online application for “Central Sector Scheme for Scholarship for College and university students” for the year 2018, 1st Renewal for the year 2017, 2nd renewal for the year 2016 and 3rd Renewal for the year 2015 is available on National Scholarship Portal ( Students may

'Samagra Siksha' For Holistic Education From Pre-School To Class XII

Union Minister for HRD Prakash Javadekar, in a reply to a starred question in Rajya Sabha, on Thursday said that in pursuance of the proposal of the Union Budget, 2018-19, to treat school education holistically without segmentation from pre-school to Class XII, the Department of School Education and

Govt Secondary Schools In Banka District, Learning Through Smart Classes

It is 11 am, time for “TV serial-type” lessons inside the Project Girls High School at Katoria in Bihar’s Banka district. Around 85 students of Class 10 are crammed in a room, four girls to a bench, but no one’s complaining. On a 40-inch screen plays a video, in Hindi, on photosynthesis. The nodal

In Chennai, 100 Corporation Schools To Grow Vegetables For Noon-Meal

Nearly 100 city corporation schools will soon be equipped with gardens that grow vegetables for their mid-day meal scheme. A self-help group which acquired expertise in terrace gardening under the National Urban Livelihood Mission will train the corporation teachers and students. "Members of the SHG

Teachers Of Govt Schools Can Directly Apply For National Teachers’ Award

Teachers of Government schools can now send their entries directly for National Award for Teachers. Announcing this, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar said that this is a new initiative, as earlier entries were selected by the State Government. In the new system,

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