NCEE co-founder Gurumurthy Kasinathan writes about how centralised examinations are anathema to the spirit and purpose of education. After a brief battle between Education department and schools association, the Karnataka High Court intervened and decided to move ahead with standardized examinations, even though academicians have continuously opposed common examinations, as…
Amid Staffing and Mental Health Crises, Teachers Say Test Prep Is Wrong Priority
Short staffing, emotionally vulnerable students, stress and safety have been major issues for educators this year.
SSLC exams switch back to descriptive mode this year
Students appearing for class 10 (SSLC) board exams in the state this academic year will have to prepare to write descriptive answers
National Achievement Survey to be held on November 12
The next round of the National Achievement Survey (NAS), aimed at assessing competencies of students of third, fifth, eighth and tenth grades, will be held across the country on November 12 this year, as per the Union Education Ministry.
Learning Loss Due to School Closures During the COVID-19 Pandemic
An evaluation of the effect of school closures on primary school performance using exceptionally rich data from the Netherlands. The study uses the fact that national exams took place before and after lockdown, and compares progress during this period to the same period in the three previous years.
100% pass percentage in W.B. Board Class 10 examination
100% pass percentage in W.B. Board Class 10 examination. Evaluation was based on the candidate’s performance in the 2019 class examination in Class 9 and internal assessment for every subject in Class 10 on a 50:50 basis.