Secondary & Senior Secondary

Safety in School Hostels

The safety of our children in schools has assumed an importance across the length and breadth of the country which it did not enjoy before. Here, we cannot overlook the vast number of schools which provide hostel facilities to outstation students. "Hostel of Educational Institutions for children" means wherever children below 18 years are in accommodation for the purpose of imparting education. With the mushrooming of schools, colleges and coaching centres, the government felt the need to bring about uniformity in the regulation of these residential schools so that the safety and standards are...
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Safety of Children in Schools

The recent spate of crimes which have been targeting the very young in schools is alarming and every citizen needs to wake up to this plague that is slowly eroding the fabric of our society. The urgent need to address this issue has prompted education departments across the country to put various measures in place to ensure the safety of our children. Most of the crimes reported are by teenagers and pedophiles. When parents drop off their children in schools, what do they think? That their little one is safe from injury, bullying, acts of sexual nature and psychological harassment. But what...
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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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Secondary & Senior Secondary

Secondary Education is the second stage in the system of public education usually beginning with Class IX & X of during which education is differentiated in varying degrees according to the needs, interests and aptitudes of the pupils. Secondary Education stage is important because it represents the gateway to a successful professional life and becomes important for their future living in a society. A second facet for the importance of this stage is that it is the bridge between the general formation of the mind and personality which school education is and the higher learning specializati...
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