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NIUA and BvLF launch Infant, Toddler and Caregiver-Friendly Neighbourhoods Training & Capacity Building Programme

National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) in partnership with Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF) have virtually launched the ‘Infant Toddler and Caregiver-friendly Neighbourhoods (ITCN) Training and Capacity Building Programme’ on 13th April 2021. The Programme is designed to help build capacities of city officials and young professionals for developing young children and family-friendly neighbourhoods within cities in India. The programme is a continuation …

CBSE cancels class X exam, postpones class XII exams due to worsening pandemic situation, other boards may follow suit

In almost a rerun of 2020, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), has decided not to hold class X examinations this year in wake of a severe second wave of covid infections hitting large parts of the country towards the end of March.  The class X exam was scheduled from May 4.  Talking about the results, the board said the …

Digital learning will be embedded in teaching practices in the future: OUP Report

The Covid-19 pandemic has paved the way for a hybrid model in education, combining digital and traditional methods of teaching and learning—but governments need to act so that progress from the past year is not lost, according to the latest report from Oxford University Press (OUP) released on April 8. The report, Education: the journey towards a digital revolution, captures insights from …

RTE Forum vows to reclaim Right to Education, launch campaign

On the occasion of the 11th anniversary of the enactment of the Right to Education Act 2009, RTE Forum—a national network of activists, educationists, groups and non-profits—reiterated its resolve to fight for reclaiming the rightful space and attention for the children right legislation. In a webinar hosted by it to mark the anniversary, speakers attacked the government for its deliberate …

Central legislation for uniform fee regulation in private schools proposed by AIPA

The All India Parents Association (AIPA) has written to the Prime Minister and Chief Ministers of the states proposing a central legislation for uniform fee regulation in private schools across the country. In a letter dated March 31, 2021, AIPA president, Ashok Agarwal, forwarded a draft bill prepared by his group in this regard. “Needless to say that there are …

2021 Harvard Youth Lead the Change conference winners announced

Rohan Kapur from The Shri Ram School, Delhi-NCR and Gitali Singh Chauhan from St Kabir’s School, Chandigarh, win the full scholarship of INR 40,000/- each. Xtraview, India’s digital interview platform for students, in collaboration with the Big Red Group have announced the winners of its scholarship program for students to participate in the 2021 Harvard Youth Lead the Change (YLC) conference. Delhi boy Rohan Kapur …

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