Educational research Current Affairs, GK & News

Educational research  Current Affairs, GK & News

India to participate in International Student Assessment (PISA) in 2021

In New Delhi, the Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Ministry signed an agreement with Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) for India’s Participation in Programme for International Student Assessment- PISA 2021. The student assessment by PISA will ensure learning outcome through education. Students will be selected by PISA through random sampling. The format for ..


PISA Test and Education Policy

The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. PISA features: PISA is coordinated by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) PISA is a two-hour long test conducted via computer. Students, who are 15-year-old ..


National Yoga Olympiad organized by NCERT in New Delhi

On June 18, the 2018 National Yoga Olympiad has organized by National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) at in CIET in New Delhi to create awareness about a scientific and holistic way of living. Approx 500 students from 26 States and 4 RIEs are participating in the 3-day Olympiad. The purpose of the ..


NCERT collaborates with Google to teach students digital safety

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has signed a pact with Google to integrate a course on ‘Digital Citizenship and Safety’ in information and communication technology curriculum. The integrated course will be implemented in more than 1.4 million schools across the country from next academic session in April 2018. NCERT has curriculum ..


Upendra Kushwaha launches the NCERT web portal for home delivery of books

Upendra Kushwaha, the Minister of State for Human Resource Development, has launched the NCERT’s Web portal for supply of textbooks to schools and individuals at a function in New Delhi on August 9, 2017. The portal will ensure better distribution of textbooks across the country and address the concerns of schools and parents, regarding unavailability ..


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