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Alternate Schools - An Introduction

Alternative schooling may differ from the mainstream schooling in several ways. It can use non-traditional curriculum and pedagogical thoughts, it can experiment with non-traditional instructional models etc. The common theme that run across the alternative schooling models is that of customization ... Read More


How to Start a CBSE School Anywhere in India?

How will the Inspection Committee decipher that the given innovative school is actually “innovative” and students are not losing anything by not studying the syllabus through conventional method?... Read More


How to Start School and get IGCSE affiliation?

What if a student struggles with a subject and wants to replace it with some else, is that possible?... Read More


CBSE plans syllabus rationalization for class 9-12 after taking stock of the disruption caused by COVID-19 lockdown

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has hinted that the rationalization of the syllabus for classes 9-12 is on the cards. The rationalization is to compensate for the school time that will be lost as COVID-19 runs its course. Currently, the situation is being assessed and the time loss i... Read More


Does CBSE or ICSE recommend any specific suppliers ?

No. School promoters have to run pillar to post, identify vendors, choose the material and procure school supplies and materials.  Alternatively, school promoters can buy all school supplies and materials online from marketplaces like Schoolsupermart.com

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CBSE, NCERT, NTA to design new academic calendars under HRD ministry directions in the wake of Covid-19 lockdown

The Human Resource Development Ministry, in view of the Coronavirus lockdown has directed CBSE, NCERT, NTA and NIOS to come up with alternate calendars. The direction came in as the examinations and academic session schedules are getting changed in the wake of Covid-19 lockdown situation in the coun... Read More


Overseas CBSE students granted exemption from class 10 and 12 exams

COVID-19 has prompted an unprecedented decision from the CBSE in the form of cancellation of exams for classes 10 and 12 for overseas students. Class 12 exams were originally scheduled on March 31 onwards, now they are being dropped.... Read More


Start an innovative CBSE School?

The term “innovative schools” is doing rounds ever since the new CBSE bye laws are announced. The new CBSE regulation simplifies the process of starting a CBSE school and implementing alternative educational methodologies in India by granting the composite affiliation to innovative schools.... Read More


Maharashtra might see phased reopening of schools from mid-June

While Maharashtra remains at the epicenter of the COVID-19 crisis in the country, the state is revisiting the prospects of resuming activities that were abruptly halted in the wake of COVID. One such activity is schooling. The state government has indicated that June 15 onwards there is a possibilit... Read More


CBSE still mulling over the matter of promotion of students

The remainder of current class 10 and 12 has been postponed by the CBSE officially, however, a notification with regards to class 1 to 9 and 11 is yet to come. In view of the disruptions caused by the Covid-19 situation, many state boards have declared to promote students, except for those in 10 and... Read More


UNICEF scales up support in 145 countries to marginalize disruption of education amid COVID-19

As the closure of the schools was affected across countries due to the COVID-19 outbreak, it is estimated that studies of 80 percent of the students have been disrupted. Responding to the crisis, UNICEF announced that it will scale up its contributions in 145 countries to enable the students in lear... Read More


Learning outcome-centered MHRD’s Road Map for the new academic session 2020-21 released for NCERT

NCERT has been given a learning outcome oriented road map for the next academic year by the MHRD. The curriculum design, as per the directions of the ministry, has to be completed by the NCERT by October 2020 for classes 1 to 5 while the training of teachers for classes 6 to 12 has to be completed... Read More


Structuring Preschool Curriculum - Waldorf and Pikler Preschool Education

There has been considerable research and studies done on the pedagogical methods and early education but few have been as successful and applied as the Waldorf and Pikler approaches when it comes to preschools. The Waldorf Education that is based on the educational philosophy of Rudolf Steiner has b... Read More


Podcasting- Reconnecting Lecture and Learning

Basically, podcasting is an episodic series of audio or video files which can be downloaded from the internet in order to listen. This type of media file can be downloaded into computer, tablets or portable media player.... Read More


Solo Taxonomy, An Approach to Understand Different Levels of Students’ Understanding

However, in 1982 Biggs and Collis came up with Structure of Observed Learning Outcomes or SOLO Taxonomy which is an alternative to Bloom’s version. Bloom described about the level of cognitive skills like from remembering to analyzing and evaluating. The SOLO taxonomy implies how the learning model ... Read More


Amid Protests, clause of compulsory Hindi dropped from NEP

The clause recommending mandatory Hindi teaching in schools, as expected, did not sit well with people in many states, most notably, Tamilnadu. Amid, intense backlash that the union government faced following the declaration, the clause was dropped from the National Education Policy.... Read More


Interdisciplinary Approach and the Contemporary Education

While we emphasize the importance and primacy of learning outcomes in the entire exercise of the establishment of schools, we try to keep school promoters, students and parents abreast of different approaches... Read More


MOOC, An Online Distance Education Platform

MOOC is a platform where teachers and students collaborate which contains a pool of resources that are readily available. They have the option of listening lectures and downloading notes and the most important thing is interaction and communication with your peers. Networking seems to be of great re... Read More


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