In Kashmir, pandemic virtualized technical courses—and left a skill void

“I will never be able to call myself an engineer, if we continue to remain deprived of practical skills. We will become labourers with knowledge, and lack technicalities and skills, not engineers.”
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Education in Kashmir’s lockdowns: A series of traumas

The unusually long period of absence from the schools has meant serious changes in the physical and mental health of children, who now remain confined inside their homes, attending classes in “an unhealthy environment of smartphones and computers” that is depriving them of socialising spaces, real world experiences and co-curricular activities.
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Implement new online class guidelines: Edu dept

The School Education Department on Friday ordered all Chief Education Officers (CEOs) of Kashmir division to implement the newly issued guidelines of virtual classes...
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KU hikes examination fee, students allege

The University of Kashmir has hiked the examination fees amid the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic, alleged the students. Students alleged that instead of considering a reduction...
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Online classes: New guidelines issued for primary classes

The government on Tuesday said that the virtual classes for pre-primary and primary classes shall not exceed the time limit of 30 minutes and...
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CBSE 12th standard exams cancelled

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday while chairing a meeting with officials said that in view of the uncertain conditions due to COVID and...

Students distressed as IUST demands fee before exams

Engineering students of Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora are in distress as they said many of them cannot appear in semester...
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Government likely to commence regular tele-classes for 9-12th standard

Amid the continuous closure of schools due to spike in COVID-19 cases, the government is mulling to start regular tele-classes for 9th to 12th...
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Parents of DPS students complaint of long screen hours during online classes

An association of parents of students of Srinagar’s Delhi Public School (DPS) complained on Tuesday about the “burdensome” class schedule of their wards and...

Kashmir University: Dr. Beauty Banday appointed HoD Law

Dr. Beauty Banday has been appointed as the Head of the Department (HoD) Law at the University of Kashmir. In order to this effect states...