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Delhi RPVVs school chain to be phased out, will be turned into schools of specialised excellence

Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalayas (RPVVs), a chain of 22 schools run by Delhi government will be subsumed in the proposed 100 schools of specialised excellence in Delhi. These RPVV schools for ‘gifted’ have stopped admissions for class VI since last year and therefore classes VII will continue this year and in two years, these schools will function for classes 9-12. …

Analysis of Minority status schools makes a case for doing away with their exemption from RTE Act

A NCPCR report published in March this year which analyses data from 23,487 minority schools across the country, says a little over 37% of total students in minority schools belong to these communities. The report got media attention recently and its findings are being debated. Speaking to Indian Express, NCPCR Chairperson Priyank Kanoongo said, “The aim of the study was …

Samagra Shiksha Scheme for School Education extended from 1st April, 2021 to 31st March, 2026 with a financial outlay of Rs.2,94,283.04 crore

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Aug 4 gave its approval for continuation of the revised Samagra Shiksha Scheme for a period of five years i.e., from 2021-22 to 2025-26 with a total financial outlay of Rs.2,94,283.04 crore which includes Central share of Rs.1,85,398.32 crore. The scheme covers 1.16 million schools, over 156 …

Ancestors may have created ‘iconic’ sounds as bridge to first languages

The ‘missing link’ that helped our ancestors to begin communicating with each other through language may have been iconic sounds, rather than charades-like gestures – giving rise to the unique human power to coin new words describing the world around us, a new study reveals. It was widely believed that, in order to get the first languages off the ground, our …

Investing in the practice of mindfulness in our schools will mean holistic growth of every child

By Dr. Jeny Rapheal Mental health and well-being is a consequence of awareness and mindfulness. The fundamental ingredient of any clinically concerted movement –what is it?. Whether it is developing positive thinking style, habit-forming, counseling, spiritual practices, learning new skills, meditation, growing in gratitude and compassion—they all are crafted on the principle mindfulness. Expansion of human consciousness orchestrated by evolution …

The pandemic response and changes have given us a glimpse of how school education could change in the long term

By: Shobha Mishra Ghosh, Asst. Secretary General, FICCI In the current scenario, India has become the second largest market for e-learning after the US. Users of online education in India are expected to reach 9.5 million by 2021 from 1.9 million in 2017-18. With the current outbreak these estimates will overpass all such estimates. On its part, FICCI, under the …

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