Homeschooling: A popular choice among parents now

Written by Priyanka Sahoo | Mumbai | Published: December 8, 2017 3:00 am Last month when NGO Forum for Fairness in Education (FFE) held two workshops for parents on homeschooling. (Representational photo/Express Photo by Manoj Kumar/File) THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD KEYA Padalkar doesn’t go to school anymore. Instead of attending classes, Keya practices tabla everyday and reads up…

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President lauds Andhra varsity

Visakhapatnam, December 7:   The role of Andhra University in the development of defence technologies is going to be crucial, as it is one of the well-known and well-respected institutes of higher learning in the country, President Ram Nath Kovind has said. He inaugurated the Centre for Defence Studies at the university, set up at a…

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Outdated curriculum, low teacher quality behind poor learning outcomes: CII-KPMG

Report suggestsremedial steps New Delhi, December 7:   Outdated curriculum, inadequate infrastructure facilities, low teacher quality, lack of accounting and monitoring mechanisms, and skewed pupil-teacher ratio are among the key reasons for falling outcomes in the field of education and skill development, says a new report by CII-KPMG. The report, tilted ‘Improving learning outcomes by raising…

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