Fifteen-year-olds from Singapore topped the ranks of the best- performing students in the OECD's triennial survey on international education, followed by Japan, Estonia, Finland and Canada.The metropolitan areas of Hong Kong, Macau and Taipei also scored..
Ahead of International Day of Disabled Persons on December 3, the Narendra Modi government has paved the way for a landmark initiative increase in reservation for the differentlyabled from 3% to 4% in public sector jobs and educational institutions. For..
Access to playfields and engagement of physical education instructor has been made a mandatory requirement for all schools under the Right to Education Act, government told the Lok Sabha.Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel said government recognises the..
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar laid foundation stone of the new campus of Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and said the government plans to set up a fishery science college here. Haryana Government will set up fishery..
The Council of School Certificate Examination (CISCE) includes popular books like JK Rowling's Harry Potter series part of English Literature syllabus from next year onwards.While bringing about a change in the conventional education system, it seems..
Several European stakeholders made their bids and shared views on how to make rural Indian youth more employable and increase their competence, on the second day of EU-India Skill Development Summit in New Delhi on Tuesday.Speaking on the behalf of Rudoph..
Acting on a Hindustan Times report about poor mid-day meal facilities in the schools, the state human rights commission has issued recommendations to the government for immediate up gradation of such facilities so that students get hygienic and healthy..
Activist and artist Kalki Subramanian donated the money she earned by selling her paintings for the education of four transgenders in the city on the eve of World Transgender Day."One of the beneficiaries, Anu, has completed her under-graduation. She..
The CBSE has directed schools affiliated to it to ensure that students do not carry school bags till class II and also to restrict the number of books to be prescribed in classes I-VIII, Minister of State for Human Resource Development Upendra Kushwaha..
The Telangana government on Wednesday launched its digital classrooms programme in 3,352 high schools.The programme was inaugurated by Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari and IT Minister K.T. Rama Rao. Mr. Srihari said it was a big step in reaching..
Now, there is an online portal to exclusively register complaints against private schools. The education minister Manish Sisodia launched the "grievance redressal and monitoring system for private unaided recognized schools" is a time-bound one. Officials..
In a bid to promote languages other than English, Australia today announced national rollout of an online programme for pre-schoolers to learn foreign languages, including Hindi, from next year onwards.The Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) Polyglots..
Prakash Javadekar, Human resource Development(HRD) minister said that government is planning to re-introduce CBSE Class X board exams which will come into existence from the next academic year. While speaking at an interaction organised by FICCI, he said..
The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship launched Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana to scale up an ecosystem of entrepreneurship for youngsters. "The scheme spans over five years (2016-17 to 2020-21) with a project cost of Rs 499.94 crore and will..
The University of Jammu was awarded with A+ grade by NAAC, an autonomous organisation established by the UGC."University of Jammu has been awarded A+ grade (Cycle III 2009-2016) with CGPA of 3.51, thereby making the University a part of an elite group..