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Swayam Shiksha during COVID… Taking Schools to children’s homes
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Swayam Shiksha during COVID… Taking Schools to children’s homes

August 1, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The entire world is facing an unprecedented crisis due to COVID-19. In spite of continuous lockdowns, it is proving to be a herculean task to contain the spread of Novel Coronavirus. During these testing times, Purna Chetana Public School (PCPS) at Rayanakere in Mysuru, has conducted many innovative programmes like Buddhimaan-2020, e-Pariksha and Prayoga…

Children’s Education: Time to think Out-of-the-Box
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Children’s Education: Time to think Out-of-the-Box

July 22, 2020

Pratham Mysore shows the way… By Ashvini Ranjan & Bhamy V. Shenoy Never before have we been so concerned and confused about children’s education as we are today. The lockdown and the consequent closure of Schools due to the Coronavirus pandemic has caught us all unawares and unprepared to address the situation.  Though many are…

Flipped Classroom in COVID times
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Flipped Classroom in COVID times

July 17, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Flipped Classroom concept offers an innovative solution to the unmet challenges of traditional class room. Using video technology students digest content at their own pace and use their time in the classroom to tackle difficult problems. It also creates practical instances to foster face to face collaboration, says Dr. N. N. Prahallada, former…

Karnataka Government allows schools to conduct online classes
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Karnataka Government allows schools to conduct online classes

June 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Education Department on Saturday issued a fresh order allowing Schools in the State to conduct online classes. Following an order by the High Court, the State Government has issued the above statement and private schools are now allowed to continue online classes from first standard to tenth standard students. This order will be…

Tips For Managing Your Children Home Education
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Tips For Managing Your Children Home Education

June 24, 2020

There are many things that the current Covid-19 pandemic has disturbed as far as our daily routine and lives are concerned. While on the one hand, millions of jobs have been lost in the country and across the world, children are also getting badly impacted. Their schools and educational routines are being torn apart.  As…

Cancel holidays on Jayantis: Educational Advisor Prof. M.R. Doreswamy
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Cancel holidays on Jayantis: Educational Advisor Prof. M.R. Doreswamy

June 19, 2020

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government has been advised by its Educational Advisor to cancel holidays observed in educational institutions on the occasion of various Jayantis (birth anniversaries). Advisor to Karnataka Government on Education, Prof. M.R. Doreswamy has recommended cancellation of holidays on Jayantis and celebrate the day with more meaningful programmes remembering the great personalities. The…

Special bus to ferry children through forest
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Special bus to ferry children through forest

February 11, 2020

Primary Education Minister Suresh Kumar assures Pachchedoddi villagers during his School stay Children walk miles to School amidst thick jungle and fear of wild animals. Mysore/Mysuru: Continuing his series of overnight village School stays, Primary and Secondary Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar stayed at Pachchedoddi Government Primary School last night. The school is located at…

‘Tipu not to be dropped from text books this year’
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‘Tipu not to be dropped from text books this year’

February 11, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Asserting that lessons on Tipu Sultan will not be withdrawn from School Textbooks, Primary and Higher Secondary Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar said that the Text Books Review Committee is of the opinion that a much wider debate is needed on the issue. Speaking to press persons at Manasagangotri here on Monday, Suresh Kumar…

Birth of a Prodigy
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Birth of a Prodigy

October 24, 2019

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A true story: My name is Mildred Honor. I am a former elementary school music teacher from Des moines, Iowa. I have always supplemented my income by teaching piano lessons. Something I have done for over 30 years. During those years, I found that children have many levels…

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee and Pratham NGO
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Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee and Pratham NGO

October 20, 2019

Ideas worthy of a Nobel Prize This article is related to Nobel Laureate Prof. Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and his association with Pratham. Many of his research findings which won him and his associates the Nobel Prize recently are a result of his collaboration with Pratham. By Ashvini Ranjan, Managing Trustee, Pratham Mysore Abhijit Banerjee, the…

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