digitalLEARNING Magazine | Weekly Newsletter | 08 April 2021 | Volume 17 | Issue 12
Chintan Vaishnav appointed as AIM mission director
Renowned socio technologist Dr. Chintan Vaishnav has been named Mission Director of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog’s flagship government initiative.Vaishnav will replace Ramanathan Ramanan later this month. Ramanan is AIM’s first mission director since June 2017.Read More >
Byju’s acquires Aakash Educational Services
Startup Ed-tech Byju announced on Monday that it had acquired Aakash Educational Services Ltd (AESL) to strengthen its presence in the country’s exam preparation segment.According to sources, the deal is valued at nearly $ 1 billion, making it Byju’s largest acquisition to date..Read More >
CBSE Syllabus not to be reduced for students from Class 9-12
The Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced its decision not to cut the curriculum for students in grades 9-12 for the 2021-22 academic year. In the last school year, the board had simplified the 9-12 grade curriculum by as much as 30%, taking into account the pandemic and lockdown situation.
BSEB Bihar Board 10th result 2021: 78.17 pc students passed
The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) announced that a total of 1,654,171 students took the Matura exam. Of these, a total of 1,293,054 students passed the tenth result of the Bihar Board in 2021. This year the percentage of passed exams was 78.17%, which is lower than the previous year which was 80.59% .
CBSE to conduct practical exams for COVID19 positive students
Students in grades 10 and 12 who are unable to take a driving test due to coronavirus infection will have another chance before June 11, the CBSE said.The Central Council for Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked schools to conduct practical tests for COVID-19 positive applicants in due time.