CBSE Education 

CBSE announces board exam schedule for classes 10 and 12 beginning May 4

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The Central Board of Secondary Education announced on Tuesday the schedule for classes 10 and 12 board exams which will begin on May 4. As per the datesheet, the exams for class 10 will conclude on June 7, while those for class 12 will conclude on June 10. Usually, practical exams are conducted in January and written exams begin in February and conclude in March. However, the exams are delayed this session in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools across the country were closed in March…

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Education 

Number of Indian students in the US fell to 3-year low in FY20

By Administrator _India Capital Sands With frequent changes in visa norms and the anti-immigration mood during the Donald Trump regime, the number of Indians studying in the US fell to a three-year low at 193,124. According to the latest Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange (IIE), the number of Indian students studying in American universities and colleges fell 4.4 per cent in 2019-20 (FY20) year-on-year (YoY), against 5.3 per cent growth in 2017-18 (FY18) at 196,271 and 2.92 per cent in 2018-19 (FY19) at 202,014. Released annually, the Open…

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Education 

NCERT textbooks to be available in Indian sign language

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) signed an MoU with the Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) on Tuesday to make textbooks and other educational material accessible for deaf children in sign language. “The availability of NCERT textbooks in Indian Sign Language (ISL) will ensure that hearing-impaired children can also now access educational resources and it will be a useful and much-needed resource for teachers, teacher educators, parents and the hearing-impaired community,” Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar…

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Education 

Education Ministers of G20 countries conduct virtual meet

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Education Ministers of G 20 nations have resolved to work together and share best practices in the area of education so that member countries can ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, even in times of crisis. A virtual meeting of G20 Education Ministers was held on September 05, 2020, to discuss and share experiences of member countries in the three identified areas of Education Continuity in Times of Crises, Early Childhood Education, and Internationalization in Education. Yesterday’s meeting was…

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