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NIRF Rankings 2019 out

The fourth edition of the NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) (NIRF) Rankings by the union Ministry for Human Resources Development was released on April 8 under a preset scheduled publishing…

10 K Atal Tinkering Lab schools by year end, professionals who registered being mapped for mentoring

The current number of Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL) equipped schools that stands around 9000 across the country, will cross 10,000 mark by end of this year. Giving this information at…

Present discourse around RTE, teachers, quality, and equity hollow: Prof Poonam Batra

This year (2019) March, some 11 lakh unqualified teachers appointed prior to 2015 who are engaged in teaching work in schools as para teachers across the length and breadth of…

NCPCR to launch portal for reporting out of school children

The apex child rights body, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) based in New Delhi will be launching a portal called ‘MONITOR’ for online reporting of the out…

Activists formulate ‘Public manifesto’ on education to politicize RTE in 2019 national elections

At least three combinations of civil society groups have come together to impact the next year’s Parliamentary elections with education issues. Right to Education Forum, a network of 10,000 activists…

Insufficient progress on including migrants and refugees in national education systems: UNESCO’s GEM Report 2018

UNESCO’s 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report, Migration, displacement and education, released in the presence of the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay on November 20 in Berlin shows that the number…