PARRIKAR FEELS FAMILY RAJ IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DEGRADATION OF EDUCATION

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  • June 15, 2017

 

Panaji (Goa):  Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar has blamed family raj in the educational institutions for degrading of the quality education in the state.

“If you see the educational institutes in the state, there is a tradition to employ the person from our own family as a teacher. The result you can see is that there is impact on the quality of education,” Parrikar said addressing an event organized by Economic Development Corporation today.

The chief minister recalled that during his visit to educational centre training the teachers, he asked them why they chose to be the teachers. “Some could give…

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NFBM JAGRITI SCHOOL FOR BLIND GIRLS SCORES 100% RESULTS FOR 20 CONSECUTIVE YEARS

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PUNE: The visually challenged girls of the NFBM Jagriti School for blind girls at Alandi Devachi, Pune, have once again risen to the occasion by achieving 100 percent results in the SSC examination. “20 years in a row our school has managed to obtain a 100% result, this year 11 of our students appeared for the SSC examination for std 10th and all of them not only cleared the exams but their achievements have made our institution proud,” says Mangala Wankhede, principal of NFBM Jagriti School for visually challenged girls.

Sakshi Amrutkar who stood first in the school by scoring 86.20%,…

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STUDY MORE, LEARN MORE, TWO MORE TEXT BOOKS IN NINTH THIS TIME

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  • June 8, 2017

Panaji (Goa): The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) has introduced two new text books and change in English Communication syllabus for Class IX and higher secondary students in the current academic year, an attempt to upgrade the education system.

To facilitate assignments and projects for the students of Class IX and Class XII, the Board has introduced a new text book ‘Goa School Atlas’ while another text book for the higher secondary vocational students titled ‘General Foundation Course’ will be available from July first week.

In another move, the GBSHSE has changed syllabus for English for Class…

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GOVT DROPS PLAN FOR IIT PROJECT AT LOLIEM, SEARCH IS ON FOR ALTERNATE SITE

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  • June 7, 2017

Panaji (Goa): Succumbing to local opposition, the State government has decided to shift the proposed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) project from Loliem in Canancona taluka to an alternate site.

Addressing media person’s post cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that people in Canacona have apprehensions as far as IIT project is concerned which is unwarranted.

“Hence, we have started process to look for an alternate site…there are variety of options before us,” Parrikar said.

“We intend to finalize the site by July,” Parrikar, who is also Minister Education, added.

Chief Minister informed that the project requires huge land of around 10-11 lakh sq…

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FIRST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF DINANATH DALAL MEMORIAL ART EDUCATION CENTRE.

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  • May 29, 2017

Dinanath Dalal Memorial Art Education Centre, Ponda will be celebrating its first anniversary on 30th May at 6pm at Bambolkar’s Art Gallery, Ponda.

As a part of anniversary celebrations a painting exhibition of ten prominent state level award winning artists from different parts of Goa will display their water colour landscapes and seascapes based on Goan nature. Altogether 30 art works will be exhibited. Govind Gaude, Minister for Art and Culture will be the chief guest for the exhibition.

The water colourists of Goa namely Girish Gujar, Kalidas Satardekar, Bazil Mota, Omkar Sirsat, Ramchandra Shet Narvekar, Kalanand Alias Anand Bambolkar, Saish…

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SSC RESULTS: 91.57 PER CENT STUDENTS PASSED. TNV CONGRATULATES THEM

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  • May 25, 2017

Porvorim (Goa): After a disappointing performance of HSSC students, Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) has something to cheer about. The SSC results have shown an impressive jump recording the highest ever 91.57 pass percentage.

In the results announced today, a total of 18, 777 candidates had registered for the SSC Examination under whole category, of which 18, 776 appeared and 17, 193 passed, giving an overall 91.57 pass percentage. While, 581 candidates registered and appeared for the examination under exempted category, of which 232 passed giving pass percentage of 39.93 percent.

Board Chairman Jose Remedios Rebello told…

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WORKSHOP ON FUNDAMENTALS OF PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY

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  • May 22, 2017

Panaji (Goa): A workshop on professional photography will be organised by CMYK Academy from May 22 to June 3, 2017, from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm at KOKM Innovation Centre Miramar, Panaji.

The participants will be taught complete know-how of DSLR camera and other techniques and fundamentals used in professional photography.

All equipments require for the workshop will be provided to the participants. Those interested may contact Prasad Pankar (9822581232).

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WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP BY CMYK ACADEMY OF PHOTOGRAPHY

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  • May 19, 2017

Panaji (Goa): The CMYK Academy of Photography in association with EduVentures will be organising a wildlife photography workshop (phase 1) from 26th to 28th May 2017.

Participants will be taught necessary methods required for wildlife photography such as, understanding a nature trail, understanding the clues left behind by wild animals etc. During this three-day workshop, sessions on Ornithology (study of birds) and Herpetology (study of reptiles) will also be conducted.

The participants will be provided transport, accommodation and food.

Those interested should contact Prasad Pankar (9822581232)

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GCET RESULTS DECLARED

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  • May 15, 2017

Panaji (Goa): The Results of GCET (Goa Common Entrance Test) conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education has been declared today.

Admissions to MBBS, BDS, BHMS and BAMS courses will be made on the basis of NEET (UG) 2017 conducted by CBSE.

GCET was conducted across 15 centers in the state. A total of 5116 candidates appeared for GCET 2017, conducted in the four subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.

The test results have been evaluated and processed, using electronic ORS (Objective Response Sheet) technology. The test has been conducted and results prepared with the active cooperation of IIT Bombay.

Result along with…

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GOVT SETS THREE YEAR DEADLINE TO HAVE FULL TIME PRINCIPALS

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  • May 11, 2017

Porvorim (Goa): A State where the literacy rate is among one of the highest in the country lacks manpower in terms of regular Principals in the higher secondary schools. During its routine inspection ahead of the new academic year, the Goa government observed that the institutes are run by respective incharges in absence of full-time principals.

“It is noticed during inspections held in some of the HSSs that they do not have regular Principals. The incharge is running it and some HSSs are located in commercial/residential areas,” said IAS M.V. Gadgil.

Officials at the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education…

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