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Back to basics—Employment Generation must be the priority in skilling ‘mission

By Navin Bhatia ‘On September 17, all the media were abuzz with the peon recruitment news from Uttar Pradesh. For 368 posts of peons advertised, 23 Lakh applicants had applied…

THE UNFOLDING OF ‘CONTAINER’ CLASSROOM TRAINING SCHOOLS

A sampler Mobile classrooms in ‘discarded ‘shipping containers an innovation by Safeducate, the education and training arm of logistic company Safexpress, was inaugurated by the Prime Minister Modi in the…

“At STIR , we are building a movement of teachers within the system who can improve learning for children”

STIR (Schools and Teachers Innovating for Results) one of the fast-growing international NGOs, started its operations in India in 2012. STIR’s aim is to address the learning crisis in the…

India towards a New Education Policy Framework

Going by the public utterances of the MHRD, India will have a new national policy on education by the end of this year. Though there is hardly any clue as…

‘Rampant’ media illiteracy among educationists, education industry

ON THE EVE OF TEACHERS DAY THIS YEAR, Prime Minister Modi in his customary ‘pathshala’ address said teachers should write about students who left a mark on them. In fact,…

Catch 22 like situation on ‘No detention Policy’

According to a statement issued soon after the first meeting of the reconstituted CABE (Central Advisory Board of Education, the apex advisory panel on education in India) committee that took…