Basic Education Current Affairs, GK & News
The Delhi Government recently issued guidelines to reduce the weight of school bags of students in the National Capital Region under its Delhi School Bag Policy. What are the Key Features of the Delhi School Bag Policy? According to the new Delhi School Bag Policy, the weight of the school bag of students between Class ..
The Annual Status of Education Report for Rural India was recently released by Pratham Education Foundation. The survey was conducted in 26 states and four Union Territories. Key Findings According to the survey, only one-third of the surveyed children had access to online learning. Only 11% of the surveyed children had access to live online ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
On October 6, 2020, the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) and Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to make the education material accessible to the deaf children. Highlights Under the MoU, educational print materials, teachers’ handbook, supplementary materials and NCERT Textbooks are to be converted ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Karnataka is going to be the first state in India to implement the new National Education Policy 2020. Necessary administrative reforms and amendments are reportedly being implemented by the state government to welcome the newly launched National Education Policy. Key highlights A high-level task force was constituted immediately after the publication of the draft of ..
The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) is a statutory body of the Indian government which was set up in 1995 under the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993. The NCTE aims to oversee the formal standards, protocols, procedures, and processes in the Indian basic education system. What does the NCTE do? The NCTE ..