Newsletter December

Primary Education in India Needs a Fix
When Devanik Saha started teaching in 2011, Nishika was three years behind her grade level. Despite numerous assignments and standardised tests over two academic years, she made only a tiny progress of 0.7 years (about eight-and-a-half months) in maths...

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Education can help India overcome moral challenges: President Pranab Mukherjee
The people of the country need to make an extra effort to surmount the contemporary moral challenges, President Pranab Mukherjee today said, stressing the need to focus on education for India to be "truly developed"...

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CBSE to Conduct Optional Proficiency Test for Class X in April 2014
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is going to conduct a Proficiency Test for Class X students from 14-18 April 2014. Optional in nature, this test has been designed for students who are going to appear in CBSE Class X Board Exams next year in March...

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Education index shows growing north-south chasm
NEW DELHI: The annual Education Development Index (EDI) for 2012-13 is out and like previous years the narrative has not changed. There is a civilizational difference between the south and the north as the Hindi heartland states continue to languish...

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