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Wrong paper given at ICSE exam, Art II test now on April 7

Posted on March 21st, 2017 in Examination, ICSE |

Vinamrata Borwankar, March 21, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai : The council for the ICSE has rescheduled the Art Paper II exam with a new set of questions. The Art Paper II, which was to be held on March 25 will now be held on April 7.

The paper has been rescheduled after an invigilator at a city school erroneously distributed the Art Paper II exam paper instead of Art Paper I to a few students on March 18. Read the rest of this entry »

Std IX weak students to gain from rapid training

Posted on January 2nd, 2017 in Training |

SwatiShindeGole, Jan 02 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : All Boards To Conduct Classes For Two Months

Special training in Mathematics, Science and English will be imparted to over 1.5 lakh students, who failed in these subjects in class IX in April 2016 and students, who scored less than 45% marks, in the midterm exams of the current academic year. Maths, Science and English are usually key subjects in which class IX students fail. Read the rest of this entry »

ICSE may detain poor-performers from Class VI

Posted on November 4th, 2016 in ICSE |

Somdatta Basu, Nov 04, 2016

Source: The Times of India

The Central Advisory Board for Education’s recommendation to amend the “no-detention“ clause in the Right to Education Act and reintroduce pass-fail system from Class V has struck a chord with the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination.

Gerry Arathoon, chief executive and secretary of the council that conducts ICSE and ISC exams, said in Kolkata they would want to put in place a cumulative assessment system from Classes VI to XII, based on a comprehensive continuous evaluation process. Read the rest of this entry »

Std I-VIII tests to clash with exams

Posted on March 31st, 2016 in Education Department, Examination |

Prasad Joshi, Mar 31 2016

Source: The Times of India

Aurangabad/Pune:
Edu Department’s Assessment On April 5, 6 Mandatory For CBSE, ICSE Schools Too
Students from standard I to VIII from all the education boards will have to appear for the summative assessment tests on April 5 and 6, the state education department has decided. Read the rest of this entry »

Maharashtra to make Marathi compulsory till Class VII

Posted on March 12th, 2016 in CBSE, Curriculam |

Express News Service |March 12, 2016

Source: Sakal Times

Last year, the Maharashtra government had asked CBSE affiliated schools to implement the three language rule in toto with Marathi being a mandatory component till Standard eighth. Read the rest of this entry »

School accreditation to start this month

Posted on December 10th, 2015 in Education Department |

Puja Pednekar,10 December 2015

Source: Hindustan Times

MUMBAI: The accreditation programme for schools will start this month. The state school education department has decided to conduct a pilot in 50 schools to test the State Assessment Accreditation Council (SAAC), draft guidelines for which have been recently prepared. Read the rest of this entry »

State wants CBSE, ICSE, IB schools to teach Marathi

Posted on October 20th, 2015 in Curriculam |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK,Oct 18, 2015,

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai: The state government wants CBSE, ICSE and IB schools to teach Marathi in Class I-VIII and Maharashtra’s history and geography up to Class V.

Education minister Vinod Tawde on Friday met education boards, such as central and international board representatives of Mumbai and Pune, to coordinate with the state board.

He set up a 13-member coordination committee with 10 members from these boards and three state government representatives. The committee will meet once in three months and the minister will take a review every six months. Read the rest of this entry »

PROPOSAL UNDER CONSIDERATION – State board likely to offer open school option

Posted on September 16th, 2015 in Education Department, Examination |

Ardhra Nair,Sep 16 2015

Source: The Times of India

Pune: Students who wish to study through an open schooling mode and appear for their standard X and XII exams may not have to look beyond the state board.

The state education department is considering a proposal to establish an open school system for a mixed group of learners within the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or as a separate board. Read the rest of this entry »

Schoolkids to get lessons on waste management

Posted on August 10th, 2015 in Government Schools |

Geeta Desai & Kranti Vibhute,Aug 10, 2015,

Source:DNA

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation will soon start its waste management awareness campaign in CBSE and ICSE schools using catchy jingles and slogans. There are more then 100 ICSE schools and 25 CBSE schools in Mumbai. Read the rest of this entry »

Billabong Int’l hosts GK quiz competition for ICSE kids

Posted on July 28th, 2015 in Competition, ICSE |

Ankita G Menon,Jul 28, 2015,

Source: DNA

Billabong International School on Monday hosted an interschool General Knowledge quiz under the aegis of Association of ICSE Schools in Maharashtra.

More than 60 schools affiliated with the ICSE board took part in the zonal round, which consisted of audio, visual and oral rounds. Schools not only from Mumbai, Read the rest of this entry »