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Health Ministry Launches ‘SAATHIYA’ Resource Kit, Mobile App to Provide Sex Education

The Secretary (Health and Family Welfare), Mr C.K. Mishra launching the ‘Saathiya Resource Kit’, at a function, in New Delhi on February 20, 2017.(PIB Photo)

Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched the SAATHIYA Resource Kit including ‘Saathiya Salah’ Mobile App for adolescents, in New Delhi on Monday as part of the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) program. It entails introduction of the Peer Educators (Saathiyas) who act as a catalyst for the adolescent health services and imparting age appropriate knowledge on key adolescent ...

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DPS Finds New Ways to Charge ‘Re-Admission’ Fee From Existing Students

With huge competition among the students to join good colleges especially for the Plus Two system under CBSE, Delhi Public School chain has hit upon the idea of charging continuing students an entirely new ‘re-admission fee’ of Rs.25,000. While in the past Rs.18,000 was charged from the students seeking to continue in DPS, the Bangalore-South school had assured the parents ...

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BITS-Pilani, TIFR, NMIMS Off Campuses Illegal, Says UGC Asking Immediate Shutdown

The University Grants Commission in a shocking move has named the off-campuses of famous deemed universities like BITS, Pilani, and NMIMS management institutes set up in off-campuses as illegal and asked them to be shut down immediately, which may put more than 10,000 student’s future in jeopardy. The 10 higher education institutions named by the UGC include Tata Institute of ...

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Google Announces Contest for Google India Doodle 2015 for Students, Last Date Oct. 13

Google has announced the annual contest for Google India contest 2015 for which entries are invited online when you open the Google Search Page and the last date for students to send their entries is October 13, 2015. The doodle is about your vision for India’s future, “If I could create something for India, it would be…” The top winner’s ...

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How ‘digital badges’ in schools motivate students?

The blend of digital technology and traditional merit badges, such as those earned by Boy and Girl Scouts, would provide an opportunity to both motivate and measure learning, according to new research by University at Buffalo education professor Sam Abramovich. Use of the modern digital badge can be a valuable supplement to the more established educational assessment tools such as ...

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