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A ‘vacuum’ in education: We need to teach kids, not just hold exams

A ‘vacuum’ in education: We need to teach kids, not just hold exams

The intention is to guide teachers as well as students through the entire syllabus without leaving any gaps in the teaching-learning process. (Photo: Representational image) India does not have a system of education,” proclaimed Prof. Krishna Kumar in his recent talk on “Teaching the Indian Constitution” at a conference in Kolkata. “We have a system [...]

August 13, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on A ‘vacuum’ in education: We need to teach kids, not just hold exams

To simplify syllabus, Tamil Nadu scraps language paper-II for higher secondary exams

To simplify syllabus, Tamil Nadu scraps language paper-II for higher secondary exams

In order to simplify the state higher secondary (HSc) syllabus, the school education department on Monday issued an order to abolish Tamil and English language papers – II. The order means that from this academic year, students will write only six papers for HSc board examinations instead of eight. The state government said this was [...]

June 13, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on To simplify syllabus, Tamil Nadu scraps language paper-II for higher secondary exams

Review ‘No Detention’, give states discretion to hold exams: CABE

Review ‘No Detention’, give states discretion to hold exams: CABE

The implementation of ‘No Detention’ policy, which does not allow any student to be failed till class VIII, may now be left to the discretion of states as a decision to amend the current provisions of the Right to Education Act (RTE) was taken at the 64th meeting of Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) [...]

October 28, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Review ‘No Detention’, give states discretion to hold exams: CABE