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AICTE, Mumbai University announce online workshop from 13 May to 17 May on 'Universal Human Values in Education'

The University of Mumbai in collaboration with AICTE (Western Region) will be organising an online workshop on 'Universal Human Values in Education' for institutions offering technical education.The workshop will commence on 13 May and end on 17 May. According to University of Mumbai, the workshop is of paramount significance to continue learning process amid COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown.The workshop will be conducted in Hindi and English. The morning session will be from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm and the evening session will be from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.File image of Mumbai University. Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons “To understand the basics of value education an online workshop is being organized exclusively for the Vice Chancellors of Technical Universities and University Coordinators appointed for coordinating the activities related to FDPs on Student Induction Programme,” the circular said.The workshop is specifically designed for sharing All India Council for Technical Edu…

Punjab government to promote Class 10 students based pre-board results as schools remain shut during coronavirus lockdown

In view of the coronavirus lockdown suspending all schools and colleges, the government of Punjab has announced that students of Class 10 in the state will be promoted to the next class on the basis of marks scored in pre-board examinations.

Representational image. Wikimedia Commons

Representational image. Wikimedia Commons

The state government in the state has also decided to promote students of Classes 6 and 8 to the next classes. The state government will follow the Centre’s guidelines for Class 11 and 12 exams, reported The Tribune.

The chief minister on Friday held an interactive session on Facebook to address the people's concerns. He will hold these weekly sessions to answer questions or issue clarifications regarding the situation prevailing amid the coronavirus outbreak.

The announcement by the Punjab government came following a notification by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) that pending Class 10 and Class 12 board exams would be held between 1 and 15 July. Earlier, the government in Punjab had announced that students of government schools from pre-primary to class 4 would be promoted without annual examinations.

Last month, Punjab decided to prepone summer vacations for both the government and private schools. The vacations started from 11 April and were to end on 10 May but they have now been extended till 15 June.

According to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, coronavirus has infected over 1,700 people in Punjab and claimed the lives of more than 25.



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