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

January 14, 2013, 12:00 am

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