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

NCERT will publish a book on 15 great Indian thinkers

January 8, 2013, 12:00 am

In a move to introduce more value-based education in the school curriculum, the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will publish a supplementary book on 15 great Indian thinkers, including Swami Vivekananda. Schools will celebrate Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birthday on January 12 and hold year-long programmes with the theme... Full News

CBSE has announced slogan-writing contest

January 8, 2013, 12:00 am

In a move for gender equity and empowerment of girls, CBSE has announced a nation-wide slogan writing competition. According to CBSE, the competition is part of the activities planned to celebrate the National Girl Child Day in 2013. The competition is being organised by the National Mission for Empowerment of Women... Full News

CBSE Chairman Vineet Joshi has decided to go soft on schools this year

January 7, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE Chairman Vineet Joshi has decided to go soft on schools this year. Many things can be change in the upcoming months. The annual letter of chairman Vineet Joshi is a much awaited letter for all schools, as it lays out the course CBSE will have to follow in the... Full News