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September 9: International Day to Protect Education from Attack

United Nations observed the International Day to Protect Education from attack on September 9, 2021. Key Points First ever ‘International Day to Protect Education from Attack’ was observed by United Nations on September 9, 2020. This day was established by the adoption of UN General Assembly Resolution 74/275. This resolution was presented by the State ..

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Union Government to launch two-month outreach on Education policy

The Union Government is planning to launch a two-month-long national outreach program on the new National Education Policy (NEP) to bring on board all the stakeholders, including states and institutions so that they can understand the details of the policy and its structural reforms. The advantages and the facilities under this policy will also be ..

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The first-ever UN’s International Day of Education

The first-ever UN’s International Day of Education is observed on January 24 to highlight the role of education for peace and development. Education is a human right, a public good and a public responsibility. The day recognizes the importance of ensuring inclusive quality education & access to lifelong learning opportunities for all. The right to ..

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2018 World Teachers’ Day (WTD)

The World Teachers’ Day (WTD), also known as International Teachers Day, is held every year on October 5 to focus on “appreciating, assessing and improving the educators of the world” and to provide an opportunity to consider issues related to teachers and teaching. The day also commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the 1966 ..

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Lok Sabha passes Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Second Amendment) Bill, 2017

Lok Sabha has passed The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Second Amendment) Bill, 2017 to abolish the ‘no detention policy’ in schools. The Bill amends the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009. The Act was having provision of no detention policy i.e. no child can be held back ..

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