Schools and Emergency Evacuation

By: Dr. Kumar Raka, Editor-ICN  ISRAEL: School Safety Programme is one of the most important components of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). In order to save children’s lives and protect damages in infrastructures and investments costs in the education sector, all the States should be committed and started implementing school safety programmes in line with the Guidelines of Govt. of India. The Supreme Court of India directed all state governments to ensure that the Centre’s guidelines on safety and security of children are implemented in “reality” in every school of the country.…

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Bag, O Bag You Pain Me

By: Klinsa Kurien, Bureau Chief-ICN Kerala This poem is a voice of all the school going children.  O school bag you became so enormous It pains my shoulders I cannot even lift you Even while I bid goodbye to parents. Frightened are my books inside No doubt so pale I look. After one whole day at school I feel like relaxing by the pool. Childhood is the time of bliss It is not in this generation though By the time I return from school I hardly get time to play. Homework and…

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Rising Indiscipline Among Students

By: Garima Gaur ( Sub Editor-ICN Group ) “Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.”- Bob Beauprez. LUCKNOW: Few months before we all heard and read about the incident of a student stabbing a small kid just to get the exams postponed in a well known school of Gurugram. Just after few days same incident took place in a reputed school of Lucknow and the motive was to get a day off. In both the incidences the first person to be…

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“Aren’t We Still Slaves When It Comes To Our Education System”

By: Garima Gaur ( Sub Editor-ICN Group ) LUCKNOW: India is a land which gave birth to subjects like Mathematics, Science, Astronomy, Astrology etc.During our Vedic age when Gurukul system prevailed, students were getting skill based education, learning life skills and moral based education which helped them in building great character and leading a successful life. When the British came to India they introduced Missionary Schooling. As the name Missionary indicatesit came with a mission of spreading Christianity. They introduced three stages of education in India- 1. Primary 2. Secondary and 3. Higher education Their main aim was to spread Christianity and to maintain peaceful administration. As…

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Psychological Perspective Of Adolescent Maturity

By: Dr. Shazia Veqar Siddiqui ( Asstt. Editor-ICN Group ) LUCKNOW: Adolescents constitute one of the major portion of our population who are the future of this country.  It is very important to talk of their health as there is a mismatch between their physical and cognitive development (childish brain in a nearly adult body). There is a sudden physical growth without the adequate cognitive development which makes it difficult for the parents to handle them and it becomes difficult for the adolescents as well to live up to societal expectations.…

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MARKS CAN MAKE OR MAR A CAREER

By: Klinsa Kurien (Bureau Chief-ICN KERALA) Marks play a crucial role in the lives of students at every level be it in the primary, elementary, advanced, intermediate or collegiate levels and research. It determines the level of competency in a student and further on in job scenarios ratings are accorded for performance driven roles. It polishes and fine tunes their existing skill sets and gives sufficient improvement for further growth prospects. A good student always aims for higher and better marks no matter what the evaluation patterns are. It reminds…

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