1. Karnataka education department gives 1.6k schools 45 days to obtain permits.
Cracking down on schools without valid permits, the department of school education and literacy has given 45 days' time to these institutions to get the necessary permits.About 1,600 schools in Karnataka have been identified as lacking the required permits for functioning.It may be recalled that parents recently found that schools claiming to offer central board syllabi were affiliated.
2. Inter-House Quiz Competition at Wynberg Allen School.
Wynberg Allen School hosted an Inter-House Quiz Competition on 17th April 2023, where students from different houses competed against each other in a fun and engaging quiz. The competition was chaired by Tenzin Norzin, Himanshi Kathait, Rudraksha Goel, and Shimaé D’Cruize. The event was a great success, and the participating teams put up a great show. The President was Sarthak Jain, and the Vice President was Shreemit Roy Chowdhury.
3. Digital literacy help rural kids develop animated movies, coding games.
The education department is mulling to replicate digital literacy, coding and computational literacy program (DLCC) in its upper primary schools. The program is aimed at imparting basic and application-based understanding of coding among students. In a pilot done in collaboration with HCL Foundation in 26 schools in Hardoi district, it was found students demonstrated a good understanding of basic concepts.
4. West Bengal NMMS result 2023 for Class 8th declared at scholarships.wbsed.gov.in.
The West Bengal National Means cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS) result 2023 for Class 8 has been announced. Students who appeared in the exam will be able to check their district-wise NMMS result 2023 8th Class West Bengal and the qualifying status on the official website – scholarships.wbsed.gov.in. The Directorate of School Education conducted the West Bengal NMMS 2022 exam on December 18, 2022.
5. IIM Bangalore to launch new sustainability lab.
The Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore is set to launch a new sustainability lab at the campus, dedicated to the area of supply chain management. The lab is being set up in partnership with the Transport Corporation of India (TCI) and will be a vital resource for the academic community and the wider business fraternity.It will be inaugurated by Devi Prasad Shetty, chairperson, Board of Governors, IIM-Bangalore, in the presence of IIM-Bangalore Director Rishikesha T Krishnan, TCI Managing Director Vineet Aggarwal on April 28.
6. UGC asks universities to allow students to write exams in local languages.
In a landmark decision, the University Grants Commission has asked the universities to allow students to write exams in local/regional languages, even if the course is offered in English medium, said UGC Chairman Jagadesh Kumar. The decision has been taken to support the teaching-learning process in the local languages.
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