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Earth’s first flower was pollinated by insects: research

The earliest flowers on Earth, emerging over 140 million years ago, were likely pollinated by insects, new research has found. Ruby Stephens, a PhD candidate in botanical science at Macquarie University, worked with a team of Australian scientists to develop an evolutionary tree tracking the pollination of more than a thousand species of flowering plants across all of the Earth’s …

Clean up act: Assessment & Accreditation of HEIs being reimagined

Autar Nehru After the report of the union Ministry of Education appointed Dr. K. Radhakrishnan-led Overarching Committee was made public on May 12 for consultations, the reforms and restructuring of the assessment and accreditation processes and apparatus for of HEIs (about 1,113 universities and 43,796 colleges) in India, have moved into a critical but transformational phase. The current accreditation mechanism …

The Future of Online AI for Kids: Leveraging AI Safely

By Ismirelda Forst Artificial intelligence is rapidly changing the world, and children are no exception. The future of online AI for kids is bright and is being used in a variety of ways to help kids learn, play, and stay safe. While some aspects of technology can have positive implications, it’s not always all rainbows and sunshine. As parents, many challenges …

FICCI Arise white paper urges bold reforms, advocates for profit schools, RTE 12(1)(c) vouchers, public funding of private schools

FICCI Alliance for Re-Imagining School Education (FICCI ARISE) in collaboration with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co on May 29 launched the 4th edition of Model Self – Financed Independent Schools (Recognition and Fee Regulation) Code for states to regulate the establishment and operation of new schools and recognition of existing schools as self-financed independent schools. The paper calls for liberalizing …

How to Ensure Productive Summer Breaks for Kids While Keeping Screen Time in Check

By KVS Seshasai, CEO, Pre-K Division, Lighthouse Learning Summer breaks can provide a valuable opportunity for parents and kids to unwind and bond together, explore new hobbies collectively and create lasting memories as a family. However, with the increasing prevalence of technology, it can be challenging for parents, irrespective of which part of the world they’re in, to keep their …

School Students explore science and research facilities at IISER Bhopal during summer camp

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal through its Centre for Science and Society (CS2) organized the Summer Outreach Camp 2023 from May 15th to May 20th 2023. The camp aims to inspire students from classes IX, X, and XI by emphasizing the crucial role of science in society. Around 130 students from various schools across the nation participated in the camp. …

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