School Education Current Affairs, GK & News

NCERT’s guidelines for early identification of mental health problems in students

Recently, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) issued the guidelines for “Early identification and intervention for mental health problems in school going children and adolescents”. Key facts The guidelines were released after a nationwide survey found that exams, results and peer pressure has caused an increase in stress and anxiety levels among ..

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Performance Grading Index for Districts (PGI-D)

On June 27, 2022, Department of School Education and Literacy (DoSE&L) of Ministry of Education (MoE) released the “Performance Grading Index for Districts (PGI-D)” report for the year 2018-19 and 2019-20. What is PGI-D report? PGI-D assesses the performance of school education system at District level by formulating an index for comprehensive analysis. As per ..

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Education Ministry survey on Learning Loss

The Ministry of Education conducted a survey to learn about the education losses during COVID times. The survey was conducted in November 2021. Three districts of Andhra Pradesh and 16 districts of Tamil Nadu couldn’t participate because of heavy rains. All the other districts participated in the survey. About the survey The survey is called ..

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School education scheme extended for 5 years

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the continuation of ‘Samagra Shiksha Scheme’ for school education for further five years. Key Points As per the education minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, scheme would continue from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2026. This would be called as ‘Samagra Shiksha Scheme 2’ To implement the scheme, financial outlay ..

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Delhi School Bag Policy

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 ..

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Kerala: First State to become Digital in Public Education

The State of Kerala is the first state in the country to make public education completely digital. The state Government has achieved it at a cost of Rs 42.36 crores. The initiative was launched in 2018. Highlights The project of making public education completely digital in Kerala was implemented by Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for ..

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