GOA: GOA BOARD PREPARES STUDY MATERIAL ON DECIPHRING PASSAGES FOR ENGLISH TEACHERS
GOA: DHE SEEKS PUBLIC VIEW FOR EFFECTIVE HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM
In a major initiative, the Directorate of High Education (DHE) is drafting an extensive database in order to realize the vision of modern, effective and inclusive higher education system for building a globally competitive, innovative and sustainable society.
The Directorate has sought views and inputs from the public on different aspects of Higher education.
The survey would cover all the higher education institutions in the State and data would be collected on several parameters such as teachers, student’s enrolment, programmes, examination, results, financial parameters, infrastructure, indicators of educational development, such as institutional Density, Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) Students Teacher Ratio,…READ more..
GOA: SCIENCE FILM FESTIVAL IN GOA FROM JANUARY 16-19
Panaji (Goa) The annual affair, Science film Festival of India will be hosting the 3rd edition of SCI-FFI GOA 2018 between 16th to 19th of January 2018. Organised by Vidnyan Parishad Goa, the main aim of the initiative is to promote science filmmaking culture in Goa. This event is supported by the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of Goa and Entertainment Society of Goa and Goa College of Art.
The Science Film Making Competition is an attractive part of the SCI-FFI festival. The competition is in two categories of films upto 5 minutes duration and over 5 minutes. The first prize for the best film is a cash prize…READ more..
GOA: EMCN 2017: 2-Day National Level Workshop on “Experimental Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience”
Zuarinagar (Goa): Cognitive Neuroscience Lab of Dept. of Biological Sciences, BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus organized a 2-day national workshop on “Experimental Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience” on 15th – 16th December, 2017 at the campus.
The workshop was inaugurated by Prof. Narayanan Srinivasan, Head, Centre for Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (CBCS), University of Allahabad; in presence of Prof. Raghurama G, Director, BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus; Organizing Secretary Dr. Veeky Baths, Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, Department of Biological Sciences, BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus and Co-organizer Dr. Ramesh K Mishra, Centre for Neural and Cognitive…READ more..
ACADEMIC AUTHORITY TO FORMULATE AGE APPROPRIATE SYLLABUS FOR KIDS IN PRIMARY EDUCATION
Panaji (Goa) A move that will help reduce the academic burden of the students at primary level, the State Government has directed the Academic Authority to formulate the age appropriate syllabus, text books and learning material for all the elementary classes.
The State Education Department has amended the Goa Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Second Amendment) Rules, 2017, thereby giving powers to Government to specify its requirement before the Academic Authority.
“The academic authority shall design and implement a process of holistic school quality assessment on a regular basis,” the Director Education…READ more..
GOA: IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING IAS, YOU HAVE AMAR, AKBAR, ANTHONY SCHOLARSHIP
PANAJI (GOA) Abhyankar’s IAS Academy announced the first Foundation course for students interested in aspiring for a career in IAS. This programme is set to begin on 17th November 2017 until 30th January 2018,it is open to students from class 10 to those midst of or who have completed their graduation. The course will be conducted every Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:00 PM to 6:30 PM at the V. M. Salgaocar College of Law, Miramar. The Amar Akbar Anthony scholarships from the bullet proof initiative, will be given to meritorious students ensuring social and economic barriers do not thwart learning outcomes.The Joy of Giving foundation will also support one student.For programme details contact Coordinator Mr…READ more..
GOA: SPENDING ON EDUCATION TO GO UP: PARRIKAR
Panaji (Goa): The Goa government is contemplating the possibility of increasing the spending on the educational sector to 5-6 percent of the gross domestic product, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said.
At present, the spending on the sector stands at 3.4 percent.
Parrikar made this announcement during a press conference where he had presented the detailed analysis of the spending of the state during the current fiscal.
The chief minister said the current allocation for the educational sector which is around 3.4 percent of the GDP is highest in the country and much more than the national average.
He said that the state government…READ more..
GOA: FILMMAKING WORKSHOP CONDUCTED AT CHOWGULE COLLEGE
A basic filmmaking workshop for social good was conducted at Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margao, in partnership with CCAPS (Chowgule Center for Applied and Professional Studies) on September 28-29.
The workshop was a part of the U.S. consulate Mumbai’s Annual Film contest and Festival on Women’s Safety and Empowerment.
The trainer for the workshop was film director Ajita Suchitra Veera who is the founder of Imaginem Cinema Pvt. Ltd. She wrote, directed and produced “Ballad of Rustom”, which was shortlisted for the OSCARS in 2014 and her short film “Notes on her” was an official entry to the…READ more..
NO MORE ADDITION OF SPORTS MARKS TO THE STUDENTS GRAND TOTAL; GOA BOARD ISSUES CIRCULAR
Panaji (Goa) The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) has decided not to add the sports merit marks earned by students of class X and XII to the grand total of the candidate but will reflect separately in the marksheet from 2018.
The decision was taken during the general body meeting held on August 31; however the circular in this regard was issued on Monday.
The XII examinations are scheduled from March 5, while the SSC exams will begin from April 2.
Until last exams, sports merit marks would be added to the total marks secured by a student and…READ more..
GOA: FILM APPRECIATION WORKSHOP CONCLUDES AT ESG
The 7-day long film appreciation course concluded recently at the Maquinez Palace auditorium of ESG (Entertainment Society of Goa). The participants were imparted with interesting facts, technicalities and other tricks of the trade necessary for film making and film appreciation, by several renowned scholars from the film industry. On the last day, participants were presented certificates on completion of the course.
Film scholars such as Ashok Rane, Ganesh Matkari, Anil Zankar and Samar Nakhate were the guest lecturers for the week-long film appreciation workshop.
Language of cinema, film theory, parallel cinema, history of Indian and Hollywood cinema, visualisation in cinema and…READ more..