Centre for Assessment, Evaluation & Research (CAER) has launched an assessment training programme

January 28, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE’s Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CAER) has launched an assessment training programme. CBSE had established CAER through public private partnership with Pearson Foundation. The purpose of the Centre is to develop global capabilities and resources for schools, teachers and key functionaries of school management. It is envisaged through this... Full News

CBSE has asked to Schools Offer at least One Vocational Course in 11 and 12 Classes

January 25, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked all its schools to offer one or more of skill-based vocational courses for its students from the new academic session, 2013-14. In a circular addressed to all school principals, the CBSE has asked to introduce the courses in their schools at the... Full News

BCS has Started a CBSE School in the same campus

January 24, 2013, 12:00 am

Bishop Cotton School (BCS) is one of the oldest schools in the city and is now gearing up for the new age challenge. BCS in Sadar is affiliated to the state board and since the 1800s has churned out alumni that have made a mark for themselves. But it has... Full News

CBSE ask, to inform students about assessment criteria

January 21, 2013, 12:00 am

When the Board conducted an online survey through its website on School based Assessment under Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE), it has found that students are not sufficiently informed about the assessment criteria. The Board has now said that students must be informed about the assessment criteria to include more transparency in the... Full News

Timetable of Maharashtra HSC exams 2013 has been changed

January 21, 2013, 12:00 am

The timetable of 2013 Maharashtra HSC exams has been changed. Students can visit to check the detailed timetable. The decision has been taken as the students and teachers require more time to study the subjects’ revised syllabus. Recently the syllabus has been upgraded to CBSE curriculum. The HSC chemistry paper, which... Full News

CBSE planning to expand the reach of GST course across the country

January 16, 2013, 12:00 am

After implementing Geospatial Technologies ( GST) course on a pilot basis in a few schools effective from the academic session 2010-11, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is now planning to expand the reach of the course across the country from the session 2013-14. They are organizing teachers training for... Full News

CBSE Principals, Teachers and Peer Educators has invited articles on (Gender Sensitization in Schools)

January 16, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE has invited articles from principals, teachers and peer educators on ’Gender Sensitization in Schools’ for the quarterly bulletin published by CBSE, CENBOSEC, which is a medium and platform which helps the schools to reach out to all the other schools affiliated to CBSE. The CENBOSEC issue (January - March... Full News

CBSE has found Schools that still take irrational number of pen-paper tests

January 16, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE has found that schools are still taking irrational number of pen-paper tests, and assigning indiscriminate assignments, projects and homework to students. This was noticed by the board while conducting an online survey through its website on school based assessment under Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE). The board has now informed schools... Full News

CBSE has introduced vocational courses under NVEQF from 2013-2014

January 15, 2013, 12:00 am

Students of CBSE from class IX onwards will now learn retail, security, information and automobile technology. The board has introduced these vocational courses under the National Vocational Education Qualification Framework (NVEQF) from 2013-14 at level I. Under the framework, various domains have been identified for implementation in schools starting from class... Full News

New School Opens in CBSE-International Curriculum

January 15, 2013, 12:00 am

The pressure on admissions to Indian schools is expected to fall considerably with Modern International School starting operations in Muscat. The school, which will start functioning from the academic year 2013, will impart the CBSE-International curriculum and will be open to students of all nationalities. Admissions to enrol in the school... Full News

CBSEs helpline students waiting for call back

January 15, 2013, 12:00 am

As soon as the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced its helpline number for students appearing for the board exams this year, many from the city tried calling on it. While some got answers to their queries, others are still waiting for a call back. Claiming that the centralized helpline... Full News

CBSE has joined hands with the Publishers Action Group to introduce Life Skills in the curriculum

January 14, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE upholds its commitment to fostering the vital ability and desire to read among students, which is a fundamental life- skill. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has joined hands with the PAG-E (Publishers Action Group), formed by a group of eminent publishers of children’s books, mostly non-profit, who are deeply... Full News

CBSE chief exhorted parents to build the right environment for students at home

January 14, 2013, 12:00 am

Mr. Vineet Joshi, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) chairman on Saturday exhorted parents to build a conducive environment at home for the overall development of their children. The CBSE chairman was speaking on the occasion of Silver Jubilee celebrations of Baldwin Academy at the S K Memorial H Patna. "Children... Full News

CBSE found that Schools were assigning too many projects

January 14, 2013, 12:00 am

Schools assigns too many projects as homework, CBSE found. This was noticed while conducting an online survey through its website on school based assessment under Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE). Now the board has asked schools to follow a cross-curricular approach in case of projects. "Artificial subject boundaries impede contextualized learning and... Full News

Improve weak points, CBSE chief advised examinees

January 14, 2013, 12:00 am

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) chairman Vineet Joshi said "With board examinations less than two months away, examinees should plan their revision according to the available number of hours daily and concentrate on improving their weak points, adding, "Solving CBSE sample papers will also benefit students." The 2013 examinees of... Full News

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CBSE has allowed to conduct school-based Class X examination from March this year

January 14, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE has allowed its affiliated schools to conduct school-based class X board examination in March this year. Until last year, the board used to send question papers for both formative and summative assessment of students. However from this year, the board will not send the question papers for summative assessment of... Full News

CBSE has set up a Call centrer for handling enquiries of the Board

January 11, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has started a call centre for handling routine enquiries to various activities and functions of the board. Students presently studying in various CBSE affiliated schools, candidates appearing in private examination, pass out students of CBSE Board, parents, school management, new school seeking CBSE affiliation,... Full News

RAWS announced to introduce Gender Studies and Human Rights in CBSE curriculum

January 11, 2013, 12:00 am

Regional Association for Women’s Studies (RAWS) has accepted Central government’s announcement to introduce Gender Studies and Human Rights as part of CBSE curriculum. The move will have enormous implications as sensitisation of children on gender right from the school level will help in breaking the chain of patriarchy, the root cause... Full News

Indian School Muscat athletes participated in CBSE national meet

January 10, 2013, 12:00 am

The CBSE National Athletic Meet was hosted by the Velammal Vidhyashram, Surapet, Chennai, India recently. Eight athletes from ISM (Indian School Muscat) participated in this meet. Samantha Pinto (who also won a bronze medal in the 100 m race in the under 14 girls’ category) from Class 8, Anakha Anil... Full News

Older Schools are now Planning to start a New School affiliated to CBSE

January 9, 2013, 12:00 am

Schools affiliated to CBSE have gained popularity over the last decade. While the numbers are still heavily skewed in favour of state-affiliated institutes in the ratio of 10:1, the CBSE fad is not going unnoticed by parents. The older stalwart schools affiliated to state board too have latched on to... Full News

Students started preparations for CBSE exams

January 8, 2013, 12:00 am

As the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the dates for Class 10 and 12 exams, the regional office of CBSE, Guwahati, has started preparations for the coming exams. Moreover, from this time, the board has introduced problem solving assessment for students of Class 9 and 11. KK Choudhury,... Full News

Common design of question paper for different boards from 2014 for class 12

January 8, 2013, 12:00 am

There is good news for students of class 12 exams. From 2014, class 12 students of maths and science from one particular education board will not be able to complain about having to face tougher question papers and marking systems than their counterparts studying under other boards. The majority of educational... Full News

state government asked to revise to modules on sex and gender issues

January 8, 2013, 12:00 am

The state government has asked the state board to consider revising its modules on sex and gender issues. The move comes in the wake of concerns over gender violence and the gang rape incident in Delhi last month that has sparked both protests and introspection. The state board has such modules... Full News

Van owners, CBSE Schools meet for the problem on installing speed governors

January 8, 2013, 12:00 am

The district administration will call a meeting of the school vans owners and the Sahodaya Group of CBSE schools in the coming week to discuss issues related to school vans and installing speed governors. Deputy commissioner Urmila Shukla told TOI, "The pending issues related to school vans and the installation of... Full News