ministry education – The Education Store http://the-education-store.com/ Mon, 18 Apr 2022 14:24:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://the-education-store.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/profile.png ministry education – The Education Store http://the-education-store.com/ 32 32 Scout leader asks for ministry support – FBC News https://the-education-store.com/scout-leader-asks-for-ministry-support-fbc-news/ Wed, 16 Mar 2022 05:27:26 +0000 https://the-education-store.com/scout-leader-asks-for-ministry-support-fbc-news/ President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere has called on the Ministry of Education to support the Fiji Boy Scouts Association. Following his appointment as Chief Scout this morning, Ratu Wiliame said it will help students become good citizens in the future. The Association aims to develop Scouts to become self-sufficient, and Ratu Wiliame calls on the Ministry […]]]>

President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere has called on the Ministry of Education to support the Fiji Boy Scouts Association.

Following his appointment as Chief Scout this morning, Ratu Wiliame said it will help students become good citizens in the future.

The Association aims to develop Scouts to become self-sufficient, and Ratu Wiliame calls on the Ministry of Education to intervene.

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“I ask the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Youth and Sports to support and ensure the promotion of the scout movement in schools and within our communities.”

Ratu Wiliame says the programs provided by the Scouts will also train students to become patriots and enhance their spiritual, mental and physical development.

The Fiji Scouts Association was founded in 1914 and became a member of the World Scout Movement in 1971.

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Ministry of Education to Release Report on Unified District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) 2020-21 https://the-education-store.com/ministry-of-education-to-release-report-on-unified-district-information-system-for-education-plus-udise-2020-21/ Thu, 10 Mar 2022 08:00:51 +0000 https://the-education-store.com/ministry-of-education-to-release-report-on-unified-district-information-system-for-education-plus-udise-2020-21/ The detailed report of the Unified District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) 2020-21 will be released by the Ministry of Education. Check more information below. Ministry of Education to Release Report on Unified District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) 2020-21 The Ministry of Education (MoE) will release a detailed report on the Unified […]]]>

The detailed report of the Unified District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) 2020-21 will be released by the Ministry of Education. Check more information below.

Ministry of Education to Release Report on Unified District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) 2020-21

The Ministry of Education (MoE) will release a detailed report on the Unified District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) 2020-21 on School Education in India.

During the 2018-2019 year, the Department of School Education and Literacy developed the UDISE+ data collection system for schools to overcome the problems associated with the previous practice of manually filling in the data. data in paper format and feeding them to computers at district or block level via UDISE since the year 2012-13.

Improvements have been made to the UDISE+ system, particularly in the areas of data entry, mapping and verification.

Students and teachers in schools:

In 2020-2021, the total number of students enrolled in primary to upper secondary school education stood at 25.38 crore. There is an increase of 28.32 lakh enrollment from the 25.10 crore enrollment in 2019-20.

The gross enrollment ratio (GER), which measures the general level of participation, improved in 2020-21 at all levels of school education compared to 2019-20.

The GER by level in 2020-21 compared to 2019-20 is:

  • 92.2% compared to 89.7% in upper primary
  • 99.1% vs. 97.8% in primary
  • 79.8% vs. 77.9% in high school
  • 53.8% versus 51.4% respectively in upper secondary

96.96 lakh teachers are engaged in school education in 2020-2021. Compared to 2019-2020, this is an increase of approximately 8800 teachers.

  • In 2020-21, the pupil-teacher ratio (PTR) was 26 for primary, 19 for upper primary, 18 for secondary and 26 for upper secondary, showing an improvement since 2018-2019 .
  • The PTR for primary, upper primary, secondary and upper secondary was 28, 20, 21 and 30 respectively in 2018-19
  • In 2020-2021, over 12.2 million girls are enrolled from primary to upper secondary, which shows an increase of 11.8 lakh girls compared to girls’ enrollment in 2019-2020

Non-teaching staff

The number of non-teaching staff has also improved over the years.

The total number of non-employees in 2020-21 stood at 15.8 lakhs compared to 12.37 lakhs in 2018-19.

From 2018-19 to 2020-21, the number of accountants, library assistants, laboratory assistants, chief clerks and LDC/UDC employees increased from 5.79 lakh to 7.8 lakh .

Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on registration:

In 2020-21, 39.7 lakh government aided students and private school students transferred to public schools.

(With inputs from GDP Delhi)

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Ministry Releases Unified District Information System Report for Education Plus 2020-21 https://the-education-store.com/ministry-releases-unified-district-information-system-report-for-education-plus-2020-21/ Wed, 09 Mar 2022 15:47:22 +0000 https://the-education-store.com/ministry-releases-unified-district-information-system-report-for-education-plus-2020-21/ The Ministry of Education today released the Unified District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) Report 2020-21 on School Education in India Today. The UDISE+ system of online data collection from schools was developed by the Department of School Education and Literacy during the year 2018-19 to overcome the problems associated with the old […]]]>

The Ministry of Education today released the Unified District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) Report 2020-21 on School Education in India Today.

The UDISE+ system of online data collection from schools was developed by the Department of School Education and Literacy during the year 2018-19 to overcome the problems associated with the old practice of manual filling hard copy data and subsequent computer input at block or district level. level in the UDISE data collection system since 2012-13.

In the UDISE+ system, improvements have been made especially in areas related to data entry, data mapping and data verification. This publication covers UDISE+ data for the reference year 2020-21.

Students and teachers in schools:

In 2020-2021, the total number of students enrolled in primary to upper secondary school education stood at 25.38 crore. There is an increase of 28.32 lakh registrations from the 25.10 crore registration in 2019-20.

The gross enrollment ratio (GER), which measures the general level of participation, improved in 2020-21 at all levels of school education compared to 2019-20. The GER by level in 2020-21 compared to 2019-20 is: 92.2% out of 89.7% in upper primary, 99.1% out of 97.8% in primary, 79.8% out of 77.9% in secondary and 53.8% out of 51.4% in upper secondary respectively.

96.96 lakh teachers are engaged in school education in 2020-2021. This figure is about 8800 higher than the number of teachers in school education in 2019-2020.

In 2020-21, the pupil-teacher ratio (PTR) was 26 for primary, 19 for upper primary, 18 for secondary and 26 for upper secondary, showing an improvement since 2018-2019 . The PTR for primary, upper primary, secondary and upper secondary was 28, 20, 21 and 30 respectively in 2018-19.

In 2020-21, over 12.2 million girls are enrolled from primary to upper secondary, representing an increase of 11.8 lakh girls compared to girls’ enrollment in 2019-20.

Non-teaching staff

The number of non-teaching staff has also improved over the years. Total non-teaching staff in 2020-21 stood at 15.8 lakhs compared to 12.37 lakhs in 2018-19. Among non-teaching staff, the number of accountants, library assistants, laboratory assistants, chief clerks, LDC/UDC staff increased from 5.79 lakh to 7.8 lakh by adding 2, 05 lakh from 2018-19 to 2020-21.

School infrastructure:

Schools with functional electricity made impressive progress in 2020-21 with a net addition of 57,799 schools supplied with electricity. Now, 84% of the total number of schools have functional electrical installations, compared to 73.85% in 2018-2019, which shows a remarkable improvement of 10.15% during the period.

The percentage of schools with functional drinking water increased to 95.2% in 2020-21 from 93.7% in 2019-20.

The percentage of schools with functioning toilets for girls increased to 93.91% in 2020-21 from 93.2% in 2019-20 by adding the installation in 11,933 additional schools during the year.

The percentage of schools with handwashing facilities also improved in 2020-21 and now stands at 91.9% compared to 90.2% in 2019-2020.

The number of schools with working computers increased from 5.5 lakh in 2019-2020 to 6 lakh in 2020-2020, an increase of 3%. Today, 40% of schools have working computers.

The number of schools with internet facility increased to 3.7 lakh in 2020-21 from 3.36 lakh in 2019-20 with an increase of 2.6%.

Over 85.6% of schools in India had a library/reading room/reading corner in 2020-2021, with a marginal improvement of 1.6% from the previous year.

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on registration:

Although the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is cross-cutting, this is particularly noticed in the enrollment of young and vulnerable children such as pre-primary, class 1 and children with special needs (CWSN) can be attributed to the postponement of admissions due to COVID-19[FEMININE[FEMININE

In 2020-21, student enrollment in primary to upper secondary school education is about 25.4 crore. This figure is 28.3 lakh higher than the number of students enrolled in 2019-2020. However, student enrollment at pre-primary level and Grade 1 decreased by 29.1 lakh and 18.8 lakh respectively in 2020-21 compared to 2019-20. It may also be due to the postponement of school admission for young children during the pandemic.

The total student enrollment of CWSN in 2020-2021 stands at 21.69 lakh compared to 22.49 lakh in 2019-2020, which shows a decrease of 3.56% in 2020-21 compared to 2019-2020.

In 2020-2021, 39.7 lakh government students assisted, students from private schools moved to public schools

(With GDP entries)

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Ministry of Education receives sanitation materials for schools https://the-education-store.com/ministry-of-education-receives-sanitation-materials-for-schools/ Sat, 05 Mar 2022 15:18:49 +0000 https://the-education-store.com/ministry-of-education-receives-sanitation-materials-for-schools/ Views : 20 Posted: Saturday, March 5, 2022. 9:18 a.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: On February 25, 2022, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology (MoECST) received a donation of 530 hand towel dispensers, including napkins and hand towels, Grace Kennedy (Belize) Limited at a small ceremony held at the ministry’s office […]]]>



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By Aaron Humes: On February 25, 2022, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology (MoECST) received a donation of 530 hand towel dispensers, including napkins and hand towels, Grace Kennedy (Belize) Limited at a small ceremony held at the ministry’s office in Belize City.

The donated items will greatly complement the ministry’s ongoing efforts to ensure schools have the necessary equipment for the smooth and safe delivery of blended learning during the pandemic. The items will be distributed to schools in the coming days.

Yolanda Gongora, Director of Education, accepted the donation on behalf of the ministry, and Harsha Jenkins, Brand Manager for Grace Kennedy (Belize) Limited, presented the donation. Gongora expressed deep gratitude to Grace Kennedy (Belize) Limited for supporting the ministry and education of children in Belize.

Also present was Yvonne Codd, National School Feeding Program Coordinator.

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Wronged students shut down NASS and Ministry of Education – The Sun Nigeria https://the-education-store.com/wronged-students-shut-down-nass-and-ministry-of-education-the-sun-nigeria/ Mon, 28 Feb 2022 15:18:39 +0000 https://the-education-store.com/wronged-students-shut-down-nass-and-ministry-of-education-the-sun-nigeria/ By Fred Ezeh Abuja On Monday, aggrieved university students under the umbrella of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) disrupted official activities at the National Assembly Compound and the Federal Ministry of Education, both in Abuja, during a a peaceful protest. They completely blocked the entrance gates to both buildings for several hours, demanding […]]]>

By Fred Ezeh Abuja

On Monday, aggrieved university students under the umbrella of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) disrupted official activities at the National Assembly Compound and the Federal Ministry of Education, both in Abuja, during a a peaceful protest.

They completely blocked the entrance gates to both buildings for several hours, demanding the attention of senior government officials to their whereabouts.

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They explained that the peaceful protest was intended to register their displeasure at the periodic industrial action by university professors under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the failure of the federal government to meet their demands.

Students by the hundreds marched through the streets of Abuja with placards bearing different inscriptions, chanting songs of solidarity and demanding an end to periodic academic interruptions in the university system.

The aggrieved students were also carrying mattresses, cooking gas and other utensils ready to keep NASS and the Federal Department of Education busy until they were assured of concrete action to end the nationwide strike.

NANS President Sunday Asefon, who led the protest, said it was disheartening that ASUU had been on strike for more than four years since 1999.

“The consequences of this development are severe on the part of the students who are victims of these industrial actions by ASUU following a labor disagreement with the federal government. The resulting effect of these strikes is inconsistency in the results of scholarship, research and learning.

“At the end of each strike action, ASUU members receive their salaries, government officials and politicians receive theirs, Ministers of Education and his Labor counterpart receive their salaries and allowances for meetings “unproductive” with ASUU, but students receive nothing but inability to mobilize for NYSC due to age limit, limited job opportunities due to age limit, untimely death of students needlessly traversing the bad Nigerian roads, all in the wake of the ASUU’s relentless strike.

“Most of the industrial action could have been avoided had the government been responsible enough to keep the promises/agreements freely entered into with ASUU over the years and fulfill its end of the bargain.

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“Public tertiary institutions in Nigeria have taken a downward slope in recent years and there is an urgent need to fix the system. Many students no longer trust the academic results of higher education institutions due to strikes and neglect of infrastructure by the government.

“These developments explain the high level of migration of Nigerian students abroad in search of stable and quality education. Many of our students are trapped in war-ravaged Ukraine due to strikes at our universities and lack of adequate infrastructure development.

The students therefore called on the federal government to honor the freely entered into agreement with ASUU and renegotiate areas that need to be renegotiated, while ASUU be open-minded, progressive, and realistic in its terms.

They suggested that the federal government do whatever it takes to convince ASUU to suspend its strike and return to the classroom to ensure continuity of the academic calendar, and also consider urgent investment in the revitalization of public institutions of higher education in Nigeria to meet population growth and emerging needs.

“We demand that Nigerian students who are victims of the ASUU relentless strike be represented in all negotiations between the Federal Government and ASUU, and both parties must prove that their children have attended or are attending a public university in Nigeria” , they said.

The students therefore pleaded with ASUU to call off the strike while they find new ways to hold the government to account without necessarily going on strike.

They insisted that if their positions are not reviewed and implemented immediately, they will continue to protest every week, and even choose a more strategic location that will have a significant impact on the economy.

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ASUU strike: FG urged to convene emergency meeting of education sector stakeholders now https://the-education-store.com/asuu-strike-fg-urged-to-convene-emergency-meeting-of-education-sector-stakeholders-now/ Sun, 27 Feb 2022 18:17:45 +0000 https://the-education-store.com/asuu-strike-fg-urged-to-convene-emergency-meeting-of-education-sector-stakeholders-now/ As the warning strike launched by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) continues, the need to convene an emergency meeting of stakeholders in the education sector has been stressed. The reason for convening the meeting is to propose a lasting solution to the myriad of challenges that militate against the smooth functioning […]]]>

As the warning strike launched by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) continues, the need to convene an emergency meeting of stakeholders in the education sector has been stressed.

The reason for convening the meeting is to propose a lasting solution to the myriad of challenges that militate against the smooth functioning of the country’s education sector, particularly the persistent strike actions that have held back higher education institutions. .

In the same vein, members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have been called upon to listen to the government for the general benefit of Nigerian students.

The call was made by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) during a press conference held on Sunday at the Secretariat of the Student Union (SUG) Government of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), in Bauchi.

NANS National Director of Administration and Strategy, Prince Mohammed Sani Hassan, speaking to reporters, lamented that “the university strike in Nigeria is becoming a norm with successive governments, including the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, which has failed to respond to demands and the 2008 Agreement signed by the Federal Government and ASUU.

He added that “this strike has continued to hurt more, the students and their parents who have worked very hard and ultimately have little in their pockets to support their respective children in Nigerian universities.”

Mohammed added that “it is in light of the above that the ASUU strike appears to be a festival in Nigeria that happens every year, leaving the consequences directly on the students.”

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According to him, “It is an incontrovertible discussion that a four-year course now takes no less than 7-8 years for a Nigerian student who is struggling tooth and nail to survive in the current economic realities.”

“We therefore deem it appropriate and necessary, as stakeholders in this struggle, to speak to you about these continuing clashes between members of the Universities Academic Staff Union and the Federal Government to end this long-running feud that is alienating Nigerian students. of their classrooms. “, he underlined.

He said that “the federal government, through the Federal Ministry of Education under the competent supervision of Mallam Adamu Adamu and the Minister of Labor, Chris Ngige, should guarantee the respect of the agreement adopted previously”.

“Government and ASUU are stakeholders and at the same time team players in this game which has made this government its reputation in the education sector after being pro-ASUU in the past,” said he added.

The NANS director said that “we have not yet emerged from the negative effects of the similar action last year, as this strike is never expected to end anytime soon. We all saw what happened last year when this type of strike happened and the federal government and ASUU ended it at a roundtable.

He pointed out that “this strike has continued to greatly affect the chances of the less privileged to reach the top of their careers because all the students currently at home are those of the underdogs”.

Mohammed said that “ASUU leadership needs to call its members to order and let them know that there is an increasing number of graduates sitting at home and given the scarcely available job opportunities, this should serve as a warning signal to university professors”.

“The government must know that education is a right of every Nigerian child, so it must be a priority to secure the future of the nation amid growing insecurity,” he said.

According to him, “Illiteracy and increasing unemployment have been identified as the main factors that continue to traumatize Nigerians, then it becomes more necessary for the government to create millions of investments in the education sector and to ensure wealth creation through empowerment programs”.

Sani Mohammed concluded that “As stakeholders, we will continue to be team players in creating the best platform for peace and unity to struggle in the country through our position to ensure that justice for Nigerian students cannot be compromised”.

He said “the sad reality is that many are losing out to serve their country through the compulsory national youth service program because of these persistent strikes which are about to cripple our education system.”

He went on to appreciate the efforts of Bauchi State Governor Sen Bala A Mohammed and security agencies for their efforts to secure peace in Bauchi State.

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Principals smell a RAT in the ministry’s test promise https://the-education-store.com/principals-smell-a-rat-in-the-ministrys-test-promise/ Thu, 24 Feb 2022 21:24:04 +0000 https://the-education-store.com/principals-smell-a-rat-in-the-ministrys-test-promise/ Education Rapid antigen tests are essential to keep schools running smoothly, so why are they happening at such a slow pace? As the country enters phase 3 and the main tools of the public health response shift from isolation and PCR tests to rapid antigen tests (RATs), schools are wondering why they have to wait […]]]>

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Rapid antigen tests are essential to keep schools running smoothly, so why are they happening at such a slow pace?

As the country enters phase 3 and the main tools of the public health response shift from isolation and PCR tests to rapid antigen tests (RATs), schools are wondering why they have to wait two days to put the hand on tests that might enable them to keep their doors open.

As of Wednesday, RATs have been the main test at community testing centers across Auckland to help meet demand as the Omicron outbreak continues to grow.

With a faster turnaround time and cheaper cost – although less sensitive than PCR – RATs are a crucial tool for institutions like schools and prisons, where staff forced into self-isolation can have consequences disastrous on administrators trying to stay the course.

In bulletins released by the Ministry of Education this week, the ministry said there would be many more RATs used in schools once the country enters phase 3, with PCR tests kept for children. people who are sick or more susceptible to viruses.

Earlier this week, the ministry announced that 200,000 RATs had been received for distribution to schools, with 480,000 on their way within the week. Speaking from Porirua this morning, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said over 700,000 RATs had already been distributed to the Department of Education network, ready for distribution to schools.

Currently, RATs are available to schools meeting the requirements of the Close Contact Exemption Program – the emergency situation in which teachers must quickly test the antigen to exit close contact status so that the school continues to monitor the children.

For principals such as Vaughan Couillault of Papatoetoe High School, the promise of government-provided rapid tests for his school seems like little more than a promise.

Delays in delivering tests to schools and strict requirements on how desperate a school is before being eligible mean that the rollout of the RAT will only help schools in very specific situations.

“The way it’s currently set up is not easily accessible, it’s not fast and it’s not really going to help in many situations outside of early childhood education,” he said. he declares. “You pretty much have to hand over your firstborn to get one.”

Papatoetoe High School, like many schools in the Auckland area, has been hit hard by staff having to self-isolate, with almost a third of its teachers expected to stay home around the middle of this week .

A lack of access to rapid tests has forced the school to do rapid scheduling gymnastics, with full-year levels being asked to stay home on certain days.

Even so, the Department of Education has stressed that RATs should only be used as a last resort – likely due to their nature of only picking up higher viral loads.

“There is a risk of close contact returning to work with children, so consider carefully any use of rapid antigen tests for this purpose,” reads the ministry’s bulletin to schools.

Speaking on Friday morning, Hipkins doubled down on the message of last resort, saying the government wanted teachers to “stay home and reduce the risk to themselves and the students they work with. It would be just one absolute last resort if we had no one else who could go to schools to care for children who had nowhere to go for us to seek to use this testing program.”

He acknowledged the challenges of blended learning (some students learn at home and others in the classroom), but said schools had proven they were up to the task over the past two years.

“There’s going to be a bit of a twist,” he said. “We all need to be resilient and adaptable.”

The ministry suggests schools explore a range of options before applying for RATs, such as substitute teachers, unregistered teachers who hold limited authority to teach, rearrange classes and schedules, or arrange for staff non-teaching provides supervision of distance education.

“You can’t get [RATs] if you have no more humans on the ground to take care of the children who have no choice but to be in school,” Couillault said.

He wants to see more autonomy for school principals to deal with the situation themselves.

“Send me a box of them and let us get on with our work,” he said. “Stop messing with middlemen – or if you don’t have them, just say you don’t have them.”

Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern refuted the idea that schools did not have their own autonomy to decide whether they wanted to use RATs.

“We now have the flexibility in the system for teachers if their school determines that it is necessary for them to be back in school despite close contact, they will have the option of bringing them back to school,” said she declared. “But we want schools to think about whether this is something they want to do, and they are in the best position to make that decision.”

It is indisputable that the Close Contact Exemption Scheme exists, and indeed schools will have to judge whether they meet the criteria and are eligible to receive their share of testing. However, will every school that says it needs a box of RATs get what they want?

National Education Party spokeswoman Erica Stanford questioned whether enough RATs were earmarked for schools in the first place.

“There are supposedly 200,000 rapid tests distributed in schools,” she said earlier this week. “With around 2,500 schools in New Zealand, this averages less than 80 tests per school. It is not enough for the 70,000 teachers and 800,000 students we have in this country.

‘Every principal I spoke to would decide in a heartbeat to take quick tests so teachers don’t have to self-isolate and can keep their doors open to students,’ the door said. – Spokesperson for the National Education Party, Erica Stanford. Photo: Lynn Grieveson

She said Ardern’s assurances that schools would be able to make the decision to use RATs were misleading.

“She never really said it wasn’t for all teachers,” Stanford said. “It’s only for once that a school is practically closed and you have to open a few classes for students of essential workers who cannot be at home alone. She never really says that.

As things stand, schools will need to get in touch with their education coordinators and find out if they will be allowed to get enough RATs to keep classrooms open.

“Schools are upset and confused,” Stanford said. “They want to be able to test teachers to bring them back to school.”

She predicts the rules will change, allowing more teachers to get their hands on a RAT within weeks if stocks rise. This suggests that his theory is that the tightly controlled distribution of RATs in schools has more to do with a lack of supply than adherence to a strict security regime.

Hipkins almost promised the regime would relax once RAT stocks rise this morning, saying that as supply increases, schools could use more.

Whatever the reason for the current lockdowns, if it takes a school 48 hours to receive the tests, Couillault wonders if the “fast” epithet is still appropriate.

“Let’s just say I needed it to make sure six kids I have here are supervised,” he said. “It would take me 48 hours to get my hands on it.”

With nearly 50 secondary schools across Auckland reporting active cases within the student body and schools of all kinds across the country approaching 500, the ease with which they can obtain a box of RATs may decide how many are forced to close in the coming weeks.

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The Ministry of Education has not yet decided on the implementation of PT3 for 2022, according to Radzi | Malaysia https://the-education-store.com/the-ministry-of-education-has-not-yet-decided-on-the-implementation-of-pt3-for-2022-according-to-radzi-malaysia/ Mon, 21 Feb 2022 05:49:28 +0000 https://the-education-store.com/the-ministry-of-education-has-not-yet-decided-on-the-implementation-of-pt3-for-2022-according-to-radzi-malaysia/ Education Minister Datuk Radzi Jidin speaks during the launch of Sekolahku Sejahtera in Putrajaya on February 21, 2022. – Bernama pic PUTRAJAYA, 21 February – The Ministry of Education (MoE) is yet to decide on the implementation of the Form Three (PT3) Assessing Examination for the 2022 session, the Chief Minister of Education has said. […]]]>

Education Minister Datuk Radzi Jidin speaks during the launch of Sekolahku Sejahtera in Putrajaya on February 21, 2022. – Bernama pic

PUTRAJAYA, 21 February – The Ministry of Education (MoE) is yet to decide on the implementation of the Form Three (PT3) Assessing Examination for the 2022 session, the Chief Minister of Education has said. ‘Education, Datuk Radzi Jidin.

He said the Department of Education is reviewing the most appropriate approach related to PT3 taking into consideration the students’ level of proficiency and indications of the current 2021 school session.

“There has been no official decision from the MOE regarding PT3,” he told the media after watching the launch of Sekolahku Sejahterahere today.

Earlier, a statement was posted on the Malaysian Examination Board (LPM) Facebook account, saying that the PT3 exam for the 2022 session will be held from October to November. A check then revealed that the message had been deleted.

Radzi, meanwhile, said that the Ministry of Education will tomorrow hold discussions with the Electoral Commission (EC) on the use of secondary schools in Johor as voting centers in Johor state elections in order to ensure the smooth running of the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) exam.

A total of 151 secondary schools will be used as voting centers for the Johor state elections on March 12, while the SPM exam is scheduled to be held from March 2-29.

“Prior to this, preliminary discussions have taken place as we work closely with the EC to ensure the smooth running of the SPM review,” he said.

“If we have to use the schools, we have an approach (how to go about it), but we try to avoid it because there is not much time, only Sundays are available (to rearrange tables and chairs).

“The tables (in the examination rooms) were neatly arranged which took a lot of time and any disruption to the arrangement and then having to rearrange them again in one day is not easy as it has its habits and its rules,” Radzi said.

On the issue of heavy school bags which has become a hot topic recently, Radzi said the Ministry of Education is studying the issue and has identified several causes, including the number of subjects, thick textbooks and students bringing additional books.

“We at MoE are formulating what is the best approach (because) this has been dragging on for so long, so that this issue is resolved once and for all by detailing multiple approaches,” he said. — Bernama

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New Education Curriculum: The Ministry of Education approves a new curriculum covering all aspects of adult education for the next 5 years https://the-education-store.com/new-education-curriculum-the-ministry-of-education-approves-a-new-curriculum-covering-all-aspects-of-adult-education-for-the-next-5-years/ Sat, 19 Feb 2022 10:50:00 +0000 https://the-education-store.com/new-education-curriculum-the-ministry-of-education-approves-a-new-curriculum-covering-all-aspects-of-adult-education-for-the-next-5-years/ The Ministry of Education (MoE) on Wednesday approved a new ‘New India Literacy Programme’ for the next five years to cover all aspects of adult education to align with the new National Literacy Policy. Education (NEP), according to officials. The ministry also decided to use ‘Education for All’ instead of ‘Adult Education’, as the previous […]]]>
The Ministry of Education (MoE) on Wednesday approved a new ‘New India Literacy Programme’ for the next five years to cover all aspects of adult education to align with the new National Literacy Policy. Education (NEP), according to officials.

The ministry also decided to use ‘Education for All’ instead of ‘Adult Education’, as the previous term did not adequately represent all illiterates in the 15+ age group.

“The objectives of the program are to impart not only basic literacy and numeracy, but also to cover other components that are necessary for a 21st century citizen, such as essential life skills, including financial literacy , digital literacy, business skills, health care and awareness, child care and education, and family well-being); job skills development for local employment); basic education, including equivalency of preparatory, middle and secondary levels,” a senior Ministry of Education official said.

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“…and continuing education, including engaging holistic courses for adults in the arts, sciences, technology, culture, sports and recreation, and other subjects of interest or of use for local learners, such as more advanced materials on essential life skills.

The program will be implemented through volunteering through the online mode. Training, orientation, volunteer workshops, can be organized in face-to-face mode,” he added.

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All materials and resources should be provided in digital form for easy access to registered volunteers through easily accessible digital modes such as television, radio, free and open source mobile phone-based apps and portals.

The program will cover illiterates aged 15 and over in all state and union territories. The Foundational Literacy and Numeracy target for fiscal years 2022-27 is 5 million learners using the Online Teaching, Learning and Assessment System (OTLAS) in collaboration with the National Center computer science, NCERT and NIOS in which a learner can register with essential information like name, date of birth, gender, Aadhaar number and mobile number.

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The total estimated expenditure of the New India Literacy Program is Rs 1037.90 crore which includes the central share of Rs 700 crore and the state share of Rs 337.90 crore respectively for 2022-27.

While states and union territories will have the flexibility to undertake innovative activities, the school will be the program’s implementation unit and will be used to conduct a survey of beneficiaries and volunteer teachers.

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The Ministry of Education does not plan to remove God from schools https://the-education-store.com/the-ministry-of-education-does-not-plan-to-remove-god-from-schools/ Thu, 17 Feb 2022 18:15:29 +0000 https://the-education-store.com/the-ministry-of-education-does-not-plan-to-remove-god-from-schools/ “I want to make it absolutely clear, the Department of Education is not taking God out of schools!” Refuting claims on social media that the government has sought to suppress the general assembly, education director Dr Ramona Archer-Bradshaw strongly argued that the public ‘misunderstands’ the intent behind a circular sent to directors all over the […]]]>

“I want to make it absolutely clear, the Department of Education is not taking God out of schools!”

Refuting claims on social media that the government has sought to suppress the general assembly, education director Dr Ramona Archer-Bradshaw strongly argued that the public ‘misunderstands’ the intent behind a circular sent to directors all over the island.

The circular sent to principals on February 15, which went viral on Wednesday February 16, indicated that there would be no school assembly when face-to-face classes resume on February 21. Instead of that, “mindfulness sessions” should be conducted in classrooms.

Speaking to the media this morning at Queen’s College, Dr Archer-Bradshaw explained that ‘mindfulness sessions’ were morning sessions where teachers and principals checked on students’ mental health and preparedness for the new school environment .

“Instead of general prayers, general assembly, we said we will bring the students to class, we will find out how they are, we will interact with them because many of them have suffered loss. We understand that, then we want to We want to guide them accordingly to talk about love, compassion and understanding of the situation.

“So this circular that you see has nothing to do with taking God out of the schools. The principals understood because they were in the meetings before and they understood the context. But you know, sometimes you you can have misunderstandings if the message was not intended for you”, remarked the director of education.

She added that she had received messages asking if the government was planning to implement “this new age movement” of not holding prayer assemblies, and strongly maintained that this was not the aim of the government. Ministry of Education.

“The Ministry of Education is not going in that direction at all,” commented Dr Archer-Bradshaw, adding “that it [this decision] is to be mindful of the situation we find ourselves in, in this COVID-19 pandemic and to have conversations with our students to prepare them to learn in the classroom.”

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