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Reduction of syllabi by CBSE for classes IX-XII raises a political storm, critics and Govt attack each other

Following a communique on 30% reduction of syllabi by CBSE for secondary classes, media outlets picked up key deletions made in the political science that turn out to be related to the constitutional values and social ethos. A barrage of outrage and outpouring happened on social media platforms forcing the government and CBSE to clarify. The politics around the controversy …

Screen time in the age of online classes is an issue, but experts feel the hysteria is unnecessary

According to a leading expert in the field of cognitive neuroscience from Harvard, what matters in screen time is the content that is consumed and the context of it that affects one’s well-being. It is also imperative to make a distinction between productive and unproductive screen time. Screen time where an adult is on the other side engaging children in …

Pandemic as leveller: The future of a broken and exposed Higher Education system is headed to a democratic and AI driven new model

Dr Poonam Bhatia, Associate Professor – Bharti College, University of Delhi The pandemic has forced universities to bring their courses online. This is just one-step along the road to a new educational paradigm; however we can expect a new model to emerge once COVID-19 has passed. The pandemic that has shuttered economies around the world has also battered education systems …

Blended learning is future of education, period. The debate over online and face to face must settle in the middle

There is no probability that online mode of education will completely replace traditional classroom teaching methods, because in this way the psycho-social and emotional aspect would be eliminated from the learning process which is undesirable, instead a combination of technology and tradition would suffice the demands in future. Dr Nitesh Dhawan & Komal Kapoor discuss Deprivation opens the door for …

Six things to enhance LEARNING from Home Experience

By Anita Kishore While the nationwide lockdown is gradually easing, there is still a long way to go before normalcy is restored into our daily lives. Navigating education in these strange times can seem daunting and can be challenging for students everywhere. And learning from home continues for some more time! Here are a few things students can do to …

Last Minute Board Exam Preparation Tips

The two national boards, CBSE & ICSE have announced their exam schedule for pending papers for classes X & XII. In this backdrop and covid19 pandemic tension, here is some expert advice for the students By Randhir Kumar Examinations, for long, have been the cause for concern for students all over the world. And with the COVID-19 outbreak, the situation …

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