Newsletter Vol – 4, Issue 2, January, 2020



VOL – 4, ISSUE – 2, JANUARY 2020

Lt. Gen. Surendra Hari Kulkarni
Talks about the evolution of Education and the focus on a student’s overall development 

Building the Leaders of Tomorrow

By Ms. Sarah Berry – Consultant in the domain of specialized outreach, training and public diplomacy.  Read More

Roles of NGOs in rejuvenating Education

By Ms. Sarah Berry – Consultant in the domain of specialized outreach, training and public diplomacy.  Read More

Holiday Homework

By Ms. Vaishali Borde – National Head Co-scholastics & Early Years Programme, Global Indian International School.  Read More

Integrating Technology for 21st century Education

By Ms. Sunita Jaisingh – National Academic Head, Global Indian international schools.  Read More


Catch the glimpses from the 6th Asian Summit on Education and Skills (ASES) 2019. ASES is Asia’s only Leadership and Ministerial Event dedicated to the Education and Skills sector in Asia. 

Women in STEM: 5 IIT Researchers and their incredible journey in science
With more and more academic institutes opening their doors to women in the form of special schemes and reservations, more women have shown interest in STEM studies. Read More
Countries chosen by students to study abroad get economy boost
A new GMAC report shows why immigration is critical for the productivity and growth of global companies. Here’s where the top powers of the world stand in business school applications and what it says about their economy. Read More
Supreme court asks states to respond to questionnaire on inclusion of sports in curriculum  
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said this after senior lawyer Gopal Sankaranarayanan said he has received replies of eight states on the issue so far but the responses are not cohesive and are vague. Read More
Number of girls getting enrolled in govt schools more than boys in 4-8 years category, ASER report
As per the report by 14th Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), the number of girls getting enrolled in government schools is higher than boys in the age group of 4-8 years. Read More
India is the World’s third largest producer of scientific articles, following China and US: Report
India has emerged as the world’s third-largest publisher of science and engineering articles, according to the latest US report. It follows China and the US in the first and second spots respectively. Read More
Scientists develop a new arithmetic way of boosting the learning of mathematics
To boost the learning of mathematics in children, scientists have come up with a new teaching method for schools. Read More
Delhi government’s circulars on school safety standards to be followed strictly: High Court
The bench said the Delhi government had already issued several circulars and taken the requisite steps for maintaining safety-and-security standards in schools. Read More
IGNOU launches web enabled academic support (WEAS) portal
The WEAS includes self learning course material, video, quiz and discussion forum which would make the learning process more interactive. Read More
Himachal Pradesh kids beat national average in most tasks
As compared to the national average, children from the state performed better in most of the tasks, including cognitive and early language tasks, reading ability, ability to recognise numbers, and numeracy tasks. Read More
Cambridge designed curriculum to teach Indian students about water scarcity, climate activism
‘Pani Pahar – the Water Curriculum’, co-developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, is now available for students and teachers across India. Read More
CBSE to allow use of calculators for children with special needs in board exams
Calculator will only be allowed to those students who have already been registered under CWSN category for Class 10 and Class 12 examinations 2020, a CBSE official said. Read More
MHRD, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs partner for online youth Parliament programme
MHRD and Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs have come together for Online Youth Parliament Programme to commemorate 70 years of Constitution. Read More
Scientists use stem cells from frogs to build first living robots
Researchers foresee myriad benefits for humanity, but also acknowledge ethical issues. Read More
One in Three adolescent girls from the poorest households has never been to school- UNICEF
As the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting begins tomorrow and education ministers convene at the Education World Forum today, UNICEF urges policy-makers to address ‘shameful’ disparities in public education spending. Read More
The importance of making Pre-K programs available to all children
Successful pre-K [PROGRAMS] teach children to learn to be learners, how to be curious about how things work and find answers to problems. Read More

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