Month: June 2018

Compulsory to Organize Training Program for Teachers

Is it Compulsory to Organize Training Programs for Teachers? Every school should organize at least a one-week training programme for teachers every year in association with any teachers training institute recognized by the State or Central Government or by any agency identified by the Board. For the purpose of meeting the professional development needs of teachers of the affiliated schools, the Board has set up seven Centres of Excellence for providing training to teachers with jurisdiction over different regions of the Board.
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Amendment in the Affiliation Bye-laws of the Central Board of Secondary Education

Q. What is the amendment in the maintenance of Reserve Fund? From the session, 2019-’20 schools have to maintain the Reserve Fund in the joints names of the Principal and the Managing Trustee/ Member of the Society/Trust/Company which runs the school. Q. If the school is an aided one then in whose joint names should the Reserve Fund be maintained? If the school is aided then it shall be governed by the rules of the State Government, where the school is located. Q. Can the school use the interest accrued on the Reserve Fund? No, under no circumstance is the school or any member of the Soci...
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Remodeled Assessment Structure for Standard X

Q1. What is the remodeled Examination format introduced by CBSE, for the session 2017-18? CBSE has done away with the Scheme 1 and Scheme 2 exam format and has introduced a new format for session 2017-18 onwards. Accordingly, the total marks in all subjects will include Periodic Assessment (10%), Notebook Submission (5%), and Subject Enrichment Activities (5%). The question paper will be of 80 marks. Q2. What are Periodic Tests and how should these be conducted? The Board has decided that 3 paper pen tests in the session must be conducted. Average of 2 tests should be considered for fin...
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Fabulous Phonics

According to the Department of Education; phonics is a way of teaching children to read quickly and skillfully. Using phonics children can: Recognize the sounds that each individual letter makes. Identify the sounds that different combinations of letters make - such as ‘sh’ or ‘oo’. Blend these sounds together from left to right to make a word. Indeed, phonics reading is very important in the education of children. In the first instance, phonics reading is very important in helping children to learn how to spell words. It will be impossible for a person to spell any word correctly ...
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Disciplining Teenagers

Around the time that your child starts secondary school, you might need to adjust your approach to discipline. Effective discipline for teenagers focuses on setting agreed limits and helping teenagers work within them. Teenage discipline: the basics Discipline isn’t about punishment. It’s about teaching children appropriate ways to behave. For teenagers, discipline is about agreeing on and setting appropriate limits and helping them behave within those limits. When your child was younger, you probably used a range of discipline strategies to teach him the basics of good behavior. Now your...
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Discontinuation of Academic and Vocational subjects at Secondary and Senior Secondary level

Learning of phonics is the very base on which the edifice of education rests. The Department of Education has described phonics as a way of teaching children to read quickly and skilfully. The major objectives of learning phonics at the foundation level are: To recognize the sound that each letter makes To identify the sounds that a combination of letters can make To join and blend these sounds to make a word. Phonics helps the child to spell words correctly and effectively. Children identify sounds from the day they are born and associate sounds with voice and emotions. Phonics helps ...
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Discontinuation of Academic and Vocational subjects at Secondary and Senior Secondary level

Discontinuation of Academic and Vocational subjects at Secondary and Senior Secondary level from session 2018-19 onwards. Q. Which subjects have been discontinued at Secondary level from 2018-19? A. The following subjects have been discontinued for students in Class IX (2018-19): English Communicative (101), Information and Communication Technology (166), E-publishing (354) and E-office (454). Q. Is there any change in subjects for Class X (2018-19)? A. No, there is no change in Class X for this session. Q. Can a school offer English Communicative in 2018-19 session for Class IX? ...
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A Successful Middle School

Starting a New School in India is a challenging task to execute in a successful way which Educare India Advisory explains the success mantra for Middle Schools. The write up below gives in a nutshell, the most important qualities that can make the middle school emerge out amongst the other schools. What is the “magic” of a successful middle school? “I understand that kids in this age group are going through a host of physical, developmental, and emotional transitions,” Elizabeth Mulvihill writes. “They also face many social challenges in this world of social media, reality TV, and cyberbul...
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How to Open a Pre Primary School in India

Land and Infrastructure Select a land for your school which is at least 4000 sq.ft.- 6000 sq.ft. The land may be owned or may be leased with a rental agreement for 30 years. Requisite Classrooms, Activity rooms, Indoor playrooms, Administration rooms, Audiovisual room, and Outdoor play area form the infrastructure. The rooms must be bright and airy. Colourful walls, suitable furniture, pictures, toys and teaching aids too are required. Safety measures must be carefully installed in and out of the building. The Trust or Society It is advised that a trust or society of likeminded individuals ...
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CBSE Offer Vocational Studies

Q. Does the CBSE offer Vocational Studies? A.The Central Board of Secondary Education is offering 15 Vocational Courses in different sectors at Secondary level and 40 courses at Senior Secondary level. Many of these courses are offered in collaboration with professional organizations that will enable students to excel and emerge successful in real situation of both work and life. It works towards imparting an education that is holistic, meaningful and skill oriented which instils among the youth a sense of usefulness and responsibility. Q. Does the CBSE give training and support if a schoo...
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