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LEAP – 2019 and ARPIT-2019 Launched

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has launched Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP) – 2019 and Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT) – 2019 under Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT). Leadership for Academicians Programme The Leadership for Academicians Programme aims to build higher managerial capabilities of existing higher education ..

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India and Afghanistan collaborates to boost digital online education

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has signed a MoU with the Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan to boost Digital Education Initiatives which will include programs built by Indian IIT Madras. It will work over sharing of Online Education Platform, named ‘Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds’ (SWAYAM) developed by Government ..

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Factsheet: Initiatives for improving quality of education

The Central Government has launched the following mechanisms for improving the quality of education: Amendment to RTI Act The RTI act has been amended to make it mandatory for all untrained in-service teachers working in Government, Government aided, and Private un-aided schools to acquire minimum qualification as laid down by an academic authority. Integrated Scheme ..

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Union HRD ministry launches LEAP initiative for higher education faculty

Dr. Satya Pal Singh, Minister of State, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, launched the Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP) and Annual Refresher Programme In Teaching (ARPIT) for higher education faculty in New Delhi on November 13. ARPIT is a unique initiative of online professional development of 15 lakh higher education faculty using the ..

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SWAYAM: Government notifies 75 National Resource Centres for Higher Education faculty

Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) launched initiative of online professional development of 1.5 million higher education faculty using massive open online course (MOOC) platform SWAYAM. Under its first phase of implementation, 75 discipline-specific National Resource Centres (NRCs) have been identified. Key Facts Under this initiative, all in-service teachers, irrespective of their subject and seniority ..

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