As parents, we lead busy lives, and it can be difficult to keep up with all the latest news in the world of education. That's why we've put together this roundup of some of the most important education news stories from the past week. In this blog, we'll cover everything from changes to the CBSE board exams to draft education plans for young children in Karnataka. So sit back, relax, and let us catch you up on the latest developments in the world of education.
CBSE Board Exam 2024: More MCQs to be asked
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced that from the year 2024, more Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will be asked in board exams for classes 10 and 12. The move is aimed at making exams less subjective and reducing the scope for errors in evaluation. The board also plans to introduce new question formats such as case-based questions, source-based integrated questions, and assertion-reasoning questions. This change is likely to have a significant impact on how students prepare for and approach their board exams.
Read More : https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/education/news/cbse-board-exam-2024-more-mcqs-to-be-asked-weightage-reduced-for-short-long-answer-questions/articleshow/99300835.cms
NCF brings pre-draft recommendations to overhaul the current Indian education system
The National Curriculum Framework (NCF) has released a set of pre-draft recommendations aimed at overhauling the current Indian education system. The recommendations focus on making education more inclusive, relevant, and engaging for all students. Some of the key proposals include making mother-tongue the medium of instruction until at least Grade 5, reducing the emphasis on rote learning, and increasing the focus on experiential learning. The NCF is seeking feedback on these recommendations before finalizing the new curriculum.
Read More : https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/news/story/ncf-brings-pre-draft-recommendations-to-overhaul-the-current-indian-education-system-2356823-2023-04-07
6 Indian Students To Participate In NASA Rover Challenge In US Next Week
Six students from India will be participating in the NASA Rover Challenge in the United States next week. The students, who are from various parts of the country, have designed and built a rover that will compete against teams from around the world. The challenge involves navigating the rover through a simulated Martian terrain and completing various tasks such as collecting rock samples and analyzing them for signs of life. This is a great opportunity for these students to showcase their skills and represent India on the global stage.
Read More : https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/6-indian-students-to-participate-in-nasa-rover-challenge-in-us-next-week-3924486
Karnataka draft education plan for kids aged 3-8 out; focus on language, social, emotional development
The Karnataka government has released a draft education plan for children aged 3-8, which focuses on language, social, and emotional development. The plan aims to ensure that children are well-prepared for formal education by the time they enter Grade 1. Some of the key proposals include introducing early childhood education centers in all government schools, providing training to teachers on early childhood education, and encouraging parental involvement in their child's education. This is a positive step towards improving the quality of education for young children in Karnataka.
Read More : https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/karnataka-draft-education-plan-for-kids-aged-3-8-out-focus-on-learning-via-play/articleshow/99002811.cms
We hope this roundup has been informative and helpful. Stay tuned for more updates on the world of education!