Teacher education Current Affairs, GK & News

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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STARS Project: World Bank approves 500 million USD for education

On June 28, 2020, the World Bank approved 500 million USD to improve learning outcomes in India. Highlights The project is to focus governance of government schools in 6 Indian states. The fund allocated by the World Bank is to be used to implement the project called STARS (Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States). The ..

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Ministry of HRD has launched NISHTHA Programme

The Department of School Education and Literacy has launched NISHTHA Programme to improve learning outcomes at the Elementary level . NISHTHA  or National Initiative for School Heads’ and Teachers’ Holistic  Advancement under  the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Samagra Shiksha in 2019-20. The objective of this programme is to motivate and equip teachers to encourage and ..

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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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Integrated Scheme on School Education

The central government has approved a new scheme by subsuming Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan and Teacher Education (TE). The vision of the Scheme is to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education from nursery to senior secondary stage in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goal for Education. The main emphasis of the Integrated ..

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