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State of the Education Report for India-2021

On the occasion of World Teacher’s Day, “United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)” released its “State of the Education Report (SOER)-2021 for India: No Teachers, No Class”, on October 5, 2021. Key Facts This report is the annual flagship publication of UNESCO New Delhi. Report is prepared on the basis of extensive research. ..

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46 AICTE Training and Learning Academy Faculty Development Programmes inaugurated

On November 23, 2020, the Union Education Minister, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ inaugurated 46 online AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy Faculty Development Programmes (FDP). It was launched to train the teachers in higher education institutions association with AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education). ATAL Academy The main objective of the academy is to ..

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Alternative Academic Calendar released by Ministry of HRD

On April 23, 2020, the Ministry of Human Resources and Development has released an alternative academic calendar for the primary and upper primary classes, that is till Class VIII. Highlights The calendar has been prepared by the NCERT guided by the Ministry of HRD. The aim of the calendar is to keep students engaged meaningfully ..

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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes launches series under Education for Justice initiative

On April 22, 2020, the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crimes launched online dialogues with students and educators on COVID-19. Highlights The organization has launched “Lockdown Learners’ Series” under Education for Justice Initiative. The series aims to sensitize students on the issues such as misinformation, cybercrime, gender-based violence, corruption among others. Background Due to ..

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Project NISHTHA

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has decided to launch the world?s biggest project for teacher training and development. The project, aptly named NISHTHA will start on August 22. What is project NISHTHA? NISHTHA stands for National Initiative on School Teachers Head Holistic Advancement. The NISHTHA project aims to train over 42 lakh teachers ..

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