National Education Policy 2020 Current Affairs, GK & News

Module to compile Out-of-school children’s data

Education ministry has developed an online module to compile data on out-of-school children. Ministry has also asked states and union territories to upload a quarterly progress report. About the Module Under this online module, data on out-of-school children should be mapped with special training centres (STCs) of Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan. Compilation of these data set ..

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CBSE introduces Coding and Data Science

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in collaboration with Microsoft to introduce coding and data science in school curriculum. Key points Coding will be introduced for students of Class 6 to class 8 while data science will be introduced for Class 8 to class 12 as new skilling subjects. Both these courses will be introduced ..

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IIT Council sets up panels for autonomy

The IIT Council, which is the apex decision-making body of IITs. has set up four panels for autonomy on February 22, 2021. The panel will look after several issues ranging from funding to graded autonomy in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Highlights The panel has also decided to do the rationalisation of staff from ..

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What is STARS Project?

The Department of School Education and Literacy under the Ministry of Education, and the World Bank have signed the Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States Program (STARS) project on January 28, 2021. The project is a financial support agreement. STARS Project STARS project is a centrally sponsored scheme that seeks to strengthen the school education ..

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Office for International Affairs in Education institutions

The University Grants Commission (UGC) recently asked the higher education institutes across the country to establish an office for international affairs. About the Office of International Affairs The Office of International Affairs will be an integral part of internationalisation of higher education in India. They will be responsible for academic and research collaborations with foreign ..

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