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EXCLUSIVE: National Education Policy will be finalised soon, says HRD minister

The National Education Policy (NEP) 2019, which aims to completely reform the education sector in India, will be finalised soon. In an exclusive interaction with Moneycontrol on the sidelines of the 57th convocation at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, the Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD), said that they have engaged in deliberations over the ... Read More »

Draft National Education Policy needs relook, say science academies

‘Outdated syllabi, dismal infrastructure, poorly trained teachers among major issues affecting school education’ The draft National Education Policy (NEP) 2019 may contain some well-conceived suggestions, but on the whole it has many drastic recommendations that would damage, rather than improve, the entire fabric of education system, said top scientific bodies in the country. In a document released early this week, ... Read More »

‘Kul Geet’ is Kurukshetra University’s very own new national anthem

After 60 years of its establishment, Kurukshetra University finally got its own anthem after Haryana governor Kaptan Singh Solanki released the same at the inaugural function of the varsity’s national-level youth festival ‘Ratnawali’ on Tuesday. As per an HT report, the anthem ‘Kul Geet’ has been jointly sung by Munish Kumar and Suchismita, teachers in the varsity’s music department. ‘Vedbhoomi ... Read More »

Looming Hong Kong government pick sparks new national education fears

A pro-Beijing school principal appeared on Tuesday morning as the sole candidate to be the new education undersecretary, despite more than 17,000 people objecting to her appointment. It was understood that the appointment of Christine Choi Yuk-lin, vice-chairman of Federation of Education Workers, was awaiting the final green light. That came as the government prepared to announce the appointment of ... Read More »

Lifestyle Solutions: Accusations of sexual abuse at national disability provider

A Queensland mother has called for national disability provider Lifestyle Solutions to be closed down after it reinstated a carer accused of abusing her intellectually disabled daughter. Key points: Lifestyle Solutions carer accused of sexually assaulting Eleka Nissen Carer given warning by Lifestyle Solutions but allowed to keep working Victorian Government cancels Lifestyle Solutions’ contracts at two state-owned group homes ... Read More »

Sports lottery will fund new national sports plan, says Greg Hunt

Sports lottery will fund new national sports plan, says Greg Hunt Sports minister announces initiative which will be introduced as part of the 2017-2018 budget The sports minister, Greg Hunt, says there are great examples around the world of secure funding from a national sports lottery. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA View more sharing options Shares 26 Comments 117 Mike Hytner @mike_hytner ... Read More »