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Visionary spin on `earn and learn’ at Modern College

Posted on October 28th, 2017 in Education |

Alisha Inamdar, October 28, 2017

Source : Mirror

Instead of menial tasks, students under scheme are compiling audio books for visually challenged scholars, while the latter are helping out at the front desk
Putting a unique spin on the implementation of the var sity’s `earn and learn’ scheme, the Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce has deployed members of this initiative in projects that will make a difference to fellow students who battle physical handicaps. Read the rest of this entry »

`Schoolchildren becoming slaves of coaching centres’

Posted on October 18th, 2017 in Education |

Manash Gohain, October 18 , 2017

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar Criticises Private Classes

Private coaching centres earned sharp criticism from the minister for human resource development on Monday . The HRD minister, Prakash Javadekar, while claiming that these centres treat students as “slaves“ under the pretext of training them for admission to premier institutions, also said that the decline in teaching standards in schools and colleges is also due to increasing reliance on coaching centres. Read the rest of this entry »

Colonisation of moon: City students delve into future

Posted on October 14th, 2017 in Education |

Aprajita Vidyarthi, October 14 , 2017

Source: Mirror

Vidya Valley School prepares proposal on human settlement in the outer space; bags third prize
Thinking ahead of time, a bunch of stu dents of the Vidya Valley School pre pared a proposal on how human set tlement in the outer space can turn out to be. The task was given to the students in a competition named Asian Regional Space Settlement Design Competition. This is the first time that such a competition was conducted in India.The project was named Aasthal. Their proposal claims that a settlement with a population of 6,000 full-time residents and 600 night-time visitors stopping by in L1 can live in the orbit of the moon. Read the rest of this entry »

Now parents can keep a tab on their children’s learning outcomes

Posted on October 10th, 2017 in Education |

Alifaya khan , October 10, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

The booklet details how students with hearing, cognitive, visual and other impairments may take more time or require attention to learn.

The Maharashtra Vidya Pradhikaran (formerly known as Maharashtra State Education Research and Training) has on Sunday released a document titled ‘Learning Outcomes’ which will help the parents of students studying between Class I to VIII in SSC schools judge if the school has enabled the child with correct/enough knowledge for a student of his age. Read the rest of this entry »

From Pune rural school classroom, a lesson in Marathi for NRI students in Australia

Posted on September 27th, 2017 in Education, Judgement |

Aliaya khan , September 27, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

During the sessions, teachers from both schools were first introduced to the students, who then proceeded to recite Marathi alphabets, numbers, songs and stories.

A couple of months ago, Nagnath Vibhute, a primary teacher in a government-run school at Jambhuldara Bhamb village in rural Pune, came across some interesting information. He got to know that there was a Marathi Vidyalaya in Australia. Curiosity prompted him to research the topic further, and Vibhute soon realised that there were similar schools across the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Students jot down their futuristic plans for India

Posted on September 25th, 2017 in Education |

Shrinivas Deshpande, September 25, 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

PUNE: Teenagers today are capable of solving future problems of India, said Raghunath Mashelkar, senior scientist and president, Pune International Centre (PIC) while speaking at the prize distribution ceremony, on Sunday, of the annual ‘Vichar Spardha’ (competition of ideas) organised by PIC on its sixth foundation day. Read the rest of this entry »

Students write about agriculture under ‘Vichar Spardha’ initiative

Posted on September 25th, 2017 in Education |

Sakal Times, September 25, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: In a unique initiative, Vichar Spardha, 17 students from different parts of the State wrote about ‘Agriculture: yesterday, today and tomorrow’, giving insights into history and asking questions to address recent issues.

The programme was organised by Pune International Center (PIC), in association with Gyan-key and Jnana Prabhodhini, which provided a platform for rural youth across the State to put forth their issues. The felicitation was organised on Sunday evening at Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (YASHADA). Read the rest of this entry »

Talent Day organised at Rosary School

Posted on September 25th, 2017 in Education |

Sakal Times, September 25, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: Rosary School recently organised a ‘Talent Day’ for the students to celebrate their Founder’s Day of Rosary School at the school premises.

The day was marked as a significant milestone in the history of the school as it was celebrated in a unique manner, encouraging students to showcase their
talents. Read the rest of this entry »

Playschools at war over trademark

Posted on September 18th, 2017 in Education |

Yogesh Sadhwani, September 18, 2017

Source: Mirror

District Court has for now restrained the smaller player from using logo or teaching material of the chain
Achain has sued a smaller entity for us ing its registered trademark, logo and training material. On one side is Shanti Juniors pre-school -an Ahmedabad based chain which has several playschools in the city -while on the other, there is EJuniors pre-school based out of Dhayari. Shanti Juniors has filed a suit in the district court. Read the rest of this entry »

1,500 students participate in new-age tech festival

Posted on September 18th, 2017 in Education |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, September 18, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Hovercraft making, ethical hacking and 3D gaming were among the many things students learnt at MindSpark’17, an annual technology festival brought to you by The Times of India and organized by students of College of Engineering, Pune (CoEP).

Experts conducted as many as eight intense workshops on the latest advancements in new-age technologies on September 16 and 17. Read the rest of this entry »