General

From the archives - the 10 best articles of 2017

Team ScooNews
From the archives - the 10 best articles of 2017

In this annual round-up, we share our readers' favourite articles from this past year — the ones that were most read and shared and caused a major impact to the way we think about various aspects of teaching, learning, and leading. We hope they offer you inspiration for the coming new year.

Our focus has shifted from universalization of access to ensuring quality learning

In an exclusive interview Anil Swarup, Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, MHRD, Government of India, shares his plan of action for education in India.

Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya’s low-cost sanitary napkins’ initiative

It is heartening when schools fulfil their larger purpose as institutions of learning and change. The idealism of youth, powered by the proactive guidance of dynamic educators, can lead to dramatic social transformation. SKV - Sankalp, the initiative by Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya (SKV), Gwalior, is a classic example. 

50 EdStartups That Will Redefine The Education System!

There aren't as many ranks as there are rankings now; an oft-repeated exercise that often leaves stakeholders bewildered and confused – intentionally or unintentionally, that is! This duality of rankings was bothering us at ScooNews for long, until, three months back; we decided to take a different path.

Anand Kumar's Super 30 inspires governments and individuals globally

Bihar's famous educator Anand Kumar, the founder of Super 30 is making waves and inspiring similar initiatives across the globe.

Teacher Warriors - Sugata Mitra - School in the Cloud is the Future of Learning

Our series "Teacher Warriors" honours some of the country’s best and bravest teacher warriors, striving to give kids a fighting chance at a better present and a future floating with possibilities. In the Thirteenth episode, Nichola Pais spoke to Prof Sugata Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology at the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences at Newcastle University.

5 Indian education initiatives featured in hundrED list of Global innovations

HundrED, a Finland based non-profit, selects 100 inspiring innovations in K-12 education from around the world annually. Vega Schools, Design For Change, Project DEFY, Self Organized Learning Environments (SOLE) and The Museum School from India featured in the 2017 list.

Our kids deserve stress-free kindergarten years: Dr Swati Popat Vats

It is time parents and schools read the Early Childhood Curriculum policy of the government of India, which is explicit on what should or should not be taught to children from birth to six years.

10 Sadhguru mantras on global education

We need to overcome limited identities by experiencing other people as part of ourselves - Sadhguru

The 21st century guide to safer schools

A new kind of rigorous education is now a must for all children as well, maybe from the very moment they learn to understand the word “safety”. It is not only the parents’ responsibility to make sure their child is safe but also the duty of the school that we equip the minds of our children to do everything in their power to protect themselves from the monsters that roam in society.

Future schools need to build off the reality that exists: Anthony Salcito

At Bett Asia 2017, Anthony Salcito, VP, Worldwide Education, Microsoft, tells Ravi Santlani that a school that creates a culture where students are confident and hungry for change is doing its job, immaterial of Wi-Fi connectivity or computers.

Best Wishes for A Happy New Year 2018 from ScooNews!

  • General

    Minister also launched a platform designed by NCTE to facilitate...

    Read more
  • General

    The National and State Commissions for Protection of Child Rights...

    Read more
  • General

    Ministry of HRD has written to all States and UTs regarding...

    Read more
  • General

    The mapping of Child Care Institutions (CCIs) was done through the...

    Read more
  • General

    Self Defence training for girls is an activity under Samagra...

    Read more
  • General

    ANUSHKA YADAV recommends 4 best brand marketing books for the...

    Read more
  • General

    Vinay Singh recommends 10 of the best books to give young...

    Read more
  • General

    Anshu Pande suggests 5 Great Books for Early Childhood Education...

    Read more
  • General

    The OTET 2018 applications will be received soon through online...

    Read more
  • General

    Managing stress is important for educators, as they are role...

    Read more
arw_top