Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Students turn to self-study, music; avoid social media

    Bhopal: Most students taking board examination this year have turned to self-study and taking help from NCERT books for all subjects. Free Press talked to a section of such students to know how are they preparing for exams. Excerpts:

  • Bhopal: School survey to kick off today

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Rajya Siksha Kendra is going to undertake a survey at schools in phase-wise manner from Monday which will help NCERT in framing guideline and policies for enhancing standards of education. This exercise is part of National Achievements Survey being carried out by National Council of Educational Research and Training in schools across the country.

  • Mumbai: State initiates a programme ‘Learning Outcome’ to enhance knowledge of students

    Mumbai: The state education department has initiated a programme called ‘Learning Outcome’ to help students of Class I to VIII of all schools of the state. This programme formulated by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) aims to help children acquire minimum levels of learning as per their standard.

  • Bhopal: Alcohol, tobacco addiction a growing concern: Yoga Guru HR Nagendra

    Bhopal: Expressing concerns over the growing menace of addiction to alcohol and tobacco products in the country, Yoga Guru HR Nagendra said that dependence on such substances has adversely affected mental and physical health of person and disturbed families in a multitude of ways — financially, emotionally and functionally.

  • RSS ideologue Batra wants Tagore, Urdu words off NCERT textbooks

    New Delhi: The RSS-affiliated Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas, headed by Dina Nath Batra, has sent a list of recommendations to the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) demanding a host of changes in its “baseless and biased” textbooks, the Indian Express reported on Monday.

  • Indore: Free Press recognises hard work of CBSE board exams toppers

    Indore: Noted English daily Free Press, Indore felicitated toppers of class X and class XII CBSE board examinations of Vidyasagar School and Pragya Girls School in a grand ceremony, held on the Vidyasagar School campus here on Tuesday. Apart from distinguished guests, large number of students as well as teachers of both the schools was present on the occasion.

  • Bhopal: School education dept fails to follow govt directive- SJP

    Bhopal: Samajwadi Jan Parisad (SJP) alleges that the school education department has failed to follow cabinet decision regarding introduction of NCERT books in the state government-run schools but the department claims that they are following the government directives.

  • Indore: CBSE urges schools not to use books by pvt publishers

    Indore: In a video advisory for schools against private publishers uploaded by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), it mentions previous strict actions along with requirements by schools to put up a list of their prescribed books on their respective school website. Further, the video reinforces its bye-law, which recommends the use of NCERT books as far as practicable. The video shares the following information.

  • Bhopal: 9 Campionites clear NTSE state test

    BHOPAL: Nine students of Campion School, Arera Colony figure in the list of 125 candidates from the State who have qualified in the state-level National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) conducted by the NCERT.

  • Bhopal: State to switch to NCERT books from next session

    BHOPAL: Books published by the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will be taught in the schools of the state from the next academic session.

  • NCERT chart to judge children’s learning

    New Delhi : In support of its stand not to tweak the Right to Education (RTE) Act clause for automatic promotion of children every year without examination up to Class VIII, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has come out with a chart to judge their performance.

  • NCERT also backs ‘no detention till class VIII’

    New Delhi : The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), the apex body giving direction to the school education in India since 1961, has finally stood up in support of the crucial provision of “no detention” in any class up to Class VIII under  the Right to Education (RTE) Act enacted in 2009 that envisages free and compulsory education to all children aged 6 to 14 years.

  • NCERT chopping out content on Vivekananda, Bose?

    New Delhi : The CIC has pulled up NCERT for chopping out content on national leaders like Subhas Chandra Bose and other revolutionaries from its text books and directed it to suo-moto disclose the reasons behind such decisions.

  • RSS

    RSS writ may derail Skill India plan

    Narendra Modi’s hope that India will emerge as the world’s “human resource capital” via his “Skill India” projects, just as China has become a global manufacturing hub, may not be fulfilled if the government continues to impose a RSS-inspired writ on educational and other institutions.