Newsletter Vol – 3, Issue 11, December, 2019



VOL – 3, ISSUE – 11, DECEMBER 2019

Dr. Hari Balachandran
Pearson Vue, provides his valuable insights on the future of assessments at Didac Talks 2019 

Home Economics: The need of the hour

By Dr. Vinay Jain – Managing Trustee, Witty Group of Institutions.   Read More

Digital Marketing Strategy in Higher Education using Social Media

By Dr. S. Balakrishnan – Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science and Business Systems, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology.  Read More

Acceptance of IGCSE and IB education patterns in India and their popularity

By Dr. Arundhati Hoskeri – Director and Management Representative, MET Rishikul Vidyalaya, Cambridge school.  Read More

Decline in reading habits among children

By Dr. Arundhati Hoskeri – Director and Management Representative, MET Rishikul Vidyalaya, Cambridge school.  Read More


Budget provided by Centre through MHRD for education increasing every year in absolute terms: MHRD.
According to MHRD’s official release, the report mentions the allocation to education under MHRD (School Education and Literacy and Higher Education Departments) only. Read More
Draft Education Policy may let kids take boards twice a year.
A candidate may be able to able to take the board exams twice in an early, from as early as 2022, thereby eliminating the “high stakes” aspect of the exams if the NEP is approved. Read More
Tribal Girl from Odisha Wins UN Award for Fighting Child Marriage, Promoting Girl’s Education. 
Jhulima Mallick, a tribal girl from Odisha, was one among the winners of United Nation’s V-Awards this year. Ms. Mallick was recognized for her resolve to end child marriage. Read More
Vice President Advocates Gender Studies, Calls For Reforms In Teaching And Training.
While inaugurating the FICCI ARISE Conference on School Education in New Delhi, Vice President Mr. M. Venkaiah Naidu advocated for including gender studies. Read More
HRD Ministry Defers Decision To Hike MTech Fee In IITs.
While the ministry had in September announced the decision by the IIT council to implement the fee hike, the issue will again be taken up in the next meeting. Read More
IIT Hyderabad, C-MET Collaborate For Research In E-Waste Recycling.
IIT Hyderabad will collaborate with Center for Materials for Electronics Technology (C-MET) to design and develop processes. Read More
NCTE Authorized To Lay Down Minimum Qualifications For Teacher Appointment: MHRD.
NIOS conducted an 18 months D.El.Ed. course for in-service untrained elementary teachers which had recognition from NCTE. Read More
ITI Student From Manipur Develops Humanoid Robot.
Roshan, who could not complete his graduation due to financial constraints, has worked for nearly two years to develop the robot “without assistance”. Read More
New Education Policy likely to be placed before Cabinet next month.
The new National Education Policy (NEP) is likely to be taken to the Cabinet next month, former ISRO chairman K Kasturirangan. Read More
HRD Ministry to be renamed as Ministry of Education?
According to a key recommendation in the draft New Education Policy, in order to bring the focus back on education and learning. Read More
Over 2 Lakh Indian students went to US for higher education in 2018-2019: Report.
India sent 202,014 students in 2018-19, which is the second largest number of foreign students sent by any country to the US, the report says. Read More
International Students share their culture at International Education Week.
International Education Week, which takes place from Nov. 18 through 22, helps the nearly 200 exchange students at UTC showcase the countries they come from and teach other students about different cultures around the world. Read More
Experts Collaborate To Ensure Quality Digital Learning Policy at UNESCO MGIEP Event.
The forum provided a platform for policy dialogue around the use of digital technology in education, including the role of Artificial Intelligence in supporting teaching and learning. Read More
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