Education

EDTECH: FLIPLEARN AIMS TO ONBOARD 50 LAKH STUDENT S BY 2025

Fliplearn Edge, a finding out a platform for schools that was launched just before the very first lockdown in 2020, has announced an ambitious strategy to enroll 50 lakh students and 5,000 schools across India by March 2025.

Fliplearn Edge, an app that gives personalized finding out knowledge with interactive content, has recorded a surge in the number of subscribers with more than 4 lakh college students, 18,000 teachers, and more than 400 schools receiving onboard in this transition period because 2020 when the government-prescribed lockdowns shut schools across India.

The app has been designed to complement a baby’s studying with the assistance of enjoyable and interactive digital content material that has been mapped to all training boards in India. It is particularly designed for colleges and provides the whole lot wanted for digital studying expertise and continued studying. It can also be a bridge communication between lecturers and fogeys.

In September 2020, Fliplearn had introduced free entry to its Fliplearn Edge platform up to March 2022, with a goal to assist bridge the training hole created due to the pandemic.

Divya Lal, founder and MD, Fliplearn, stated, “We launched the Fliplearn platform with a vision to provide a complete academic solution for students and have tried to design our app in such a manner that students, parents, and teachers can integrate into its interface seamlessly. Our focus is continuous learning and unhindered education for all. We have set an ambitious target for Fliplearn and hope to enlarge our footprint in tier-2 and tier-3 cities so that students from these cities can also have access to quality content and affordable e-learning.”

-Aishwarya Sridhar

CBSE EXTENDS THE LAST DATE FOR AFFILIATION PROCESS TILL JUNE 30 FOR ALL SCHOOLS

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has extended the last date for affiliation till June 30th, 2021 for all schools. The board has extended the deadline for new registration, upgradation, and extension under School Affiliation Re-engineered Automation System. The extension was introduced due to the prevailing COVID19 situation.

“The Competent Authority of the Board after due consideration and reviewing the current COVID19 situation has extended the first window period of online application for Fresh Affiliation, Up-gradation of Affiliation and Extension of Affiliation till June 30, 2021 for the session 2022-23 without any late fees.

The new affiliation system of CBSE, SARAS came into effect on March 1, 2021. The board has restructured the affiliation system to cope with the new National Education Policy (NEP), 2020. So, the restructured system will be completely digital and based on data analytics with the least human intervention. CBSE has asked the schools to keep a check on the official site of CBSE for more updates on CBSE Affiliation.

-Aishwarya Sridhar

THE UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIPS STARTING AT £4,000 FOR INDIAN STUDENTS AT UG LEVEL

The University of East Anglia (UEA), United Kingdom has announced a scholarship worth £4000 for undergraduate students across programs who will be joining UEA in September 2021. For those looking to pursue undergraduate programs, the varsity is also offering scholarships to students joining in September.

Submissions are judged monthly and successful candidates will have their scholarship applied to three years of full-time study, while superior submissions will be considered for £8,000 per year. The candidates for September 2021 intake can submit their application until July 5, 2021.

''We want that these scholarships to enable deserving students to realize their dream of studying at UEA and this substantial financial support at undergraduate levels will help them to make an outstanding contribution to their chosen field of study, as well as the wider UEA community,” Karen Blackney, associate director, UEA Global said.

-Aishwarya Sridhar

MANIPUR GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES SUMMER VACATION FOR SCHOOLS FROM MAY 1 TO 31

Manipur Government has announced summer vacation for schools across the state from May 1 to 31, 2021 amid a surge in COVID 19 cases. The state government has made this announcement on April 26, 2021. Manipur declared the commencement of summer vacation for all government-aided and private schools affiliated to the State Education Board.

The School Education commissioner of Manipur, T Ranjit Singh issued an official notification in this regard on April 26. The official order also stated to ensure necessary arrangements for the commencement of online classes till summer vacation starts. Meanwhile, states like Delhi, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana also announced summer vacations in their schools, colleges.

-Aishwarya Sridhar

TEACHER FRATERNITY WILL CONDUCT ONLINE CLASSES FROM HOME: JK GOVT

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday stated that lecturers who have been going to academic institutes underneath the 'in-campus in-person’ instructing coverage will now conduct online classes from their houses because of a spike in COVID instances within the union territory.

Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday recorded its highest single-day spike of three,164 COVID-19 instances, which took the tally to 1,66,054, whereas 25 fatalities took the toll to 2,197, officers stated.

"In view of the prevailing COVID situation, all schools, colleges, technical education, and skill development institutes shall not require in-person attendance of any member of the staff", an order from J&k Disaster Management Authority.

-Aishwarya Sridhar

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