NCERT Current Affairs - 2020

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CBSE, NCERT to launch ‘Tamanna’ aptitude test for Class 9, 10 students

Under the aegis of Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) have launched an online aptitude test dubbed as ‘Tamanna’ (Try And Measure Aptitude And Natural Abilities) in a bid to help students make right career choices. What is Tamanna? Read More…

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NCERT: 14-year-old curriculum to be revised

The National Council of Educational Research and Training is planning to revise the 14-year-old National Curriculum Framework in accordance with a new National Education Policy. The Council will set up a new committee to frame the curriculum. The National Curriculum Framework has been revised four times so far in 1975, 1988, 2000 and 2005. The Read More…

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Parliament passes RTE amendment Bill

The Parliament has given its approval for the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018. What was the amendment proposed? The features of the amendment proposed are: The amendment bill does away with the no-detention policy mentioned in the law. The amendment bill now leaves it to the states to decide Read More…

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NCERT to introduce QR code in textbooks

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has initiated process of introducing QR code (Quick Response code) in their textbooks. It is aimed at helping students understand chapters better by watching film or reading additional content on laptops and digital boards. Key Facts For this enhanced learning feature, NCERT has started process of Read More…

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UNICEF launches data visualisation app on education scenario in India

The UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund) launched Data Visualisation App to provide user-friendly visual representation of complex analytics of education scenario in India. It was developed with technical inputs from the UNICEF, in collaboration with National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and National Institute of Education Planning and Administration (NIEPA). Key Facts Read More…

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JS Rajput nominated as India’s representative to Executive Board of UNESCO

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has nominated former NCERT director JS Rajput as India’s representative to Executive Board (EXB) of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). JS Rajput Professor JS Rajput is known for his contributions in reforms in school education and teacher education. He has held several assignments which include Professor Read More…

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