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Feb 05, 2017
HRD to bring 'graded regulatory mechanism' in UGC: Prakash JavadekarThe HRD ministry will bring in a "graded regulatory mechanism" as part of key reforms in the University Grants Commission (UGC) to usher in greater transparency, freedom and autonomy, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday.
Jan 10, 2017
Madhya Pradesh: Reading levels among students declined from 80 percent to 32 percent in 4 yearsReading and some math skills of Madhya Pradesh (MP) students are among India’s lowest, the transition rate to higher classes is lower than the national average, a majority of classrooms are shared by students of different grades, and government elementary schools are 17.6 percent short of school teachers,
Dec 18, 2016
New American research study reconfirms distressing state of education in IndiaThe recent report of New York based PEW Research Centre has analysed an inter-country comparison on the state of education, focusing on educational attainment among the major religions of the world.
Oct 10, 2016
NCERT advises Centre against scrapping 'no detention' policy, says dropout rate will riseThe National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has advised the central government against scrapping the “no detention” policy.
Oct 03, 2016
ICSE, CBSE pupils ahead of state board students: NAS report highlights poor state of schoolsBig gap in average learning levels of students from School Boards of various states, compared to the results available from students going through the CBSE and ICSE routes.
Jun 29, 2016
Delhi govt focusses on 'weakest' students in education reform planThe Delhi government on Wednesday announced a new education reform plan seeking to check drop-out of students and improve education quality with special focus on the weakest students.
May 25, 2016
Research parks, web portal for teaching: What we can expect in the new education policyUnion Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on 16 May had announced that the Narendra Modi government would bring about such a policy change by 26 May which hopes to bring about an impetus to the education system in India.
May 16, 2016
Private schools preferred over govt ones; learning outcomes yet to improve, says report62% of children in India attended a government primary school in 2014, compared to 72.6% in 2007-08–indicating a surging preference for private schools.
Mar 29, 2016
Nitish Kumar emphasises govt's commitment for strict implementation of RTE in BiharBihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday underscored his government's commitment to strictly enforce implementation of the Right To Education (RTE) Act in state particularly in terms of admission of the wards of poor families in 25 per cent seats in public schools.
Feb 25, 2016
The madrassa series: Trapped between the Hindu Right and timid reforms, centres of Islamic learning can only be rescued by bold thinkingMuch of the debate is coloured by madrassas' association with extremism and there's a view that government reforms are also prompted by national security concerns. The way “Islam-madrassa-extremism” angle has played out has made even many moderate Muslims, who have no love lost for madrassas, defensive.