Goa to continue with five-and-half hours of schooling
Goa: The schedule of the new academic year 2017-18 by and large remains unchanged as the education department has decided to continue with five and half hours of schooling on a daily basis and 200 instructional days all through the year. The discretionary holidays have been increased from eight in 2016-17 to 10 in the coming academic year, while the…READ more..
HSSC Results declared today
Continuing with its annual trend, the girls once again outshone boys in the HSSC exmaination results declared on Thursday, that saw 88.77 percent students clearing the crucial exam. Announcing the results, the chairman of Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary J R Rebello said that of the total 16,521 students who answered the exam, 14,666 have cleared it with…READ more..
Govt should revive old institutions: Sahni
Internationally-acclaimed political scientist, Prof Varun Sahni, who is currently serving as Goa University (GU) Vice Chancellor has said the government is ensuring strengthening public universities pan-India considering that a meager 10 percent students are availing public education. Speaking at the Goa’s lone university’s 29th convocation, Sahni said that by many indicators, public universities are facing tough times. “Forty-percent of the universities…READ more..
Goa Uni organises annual Placement Fair on April 28
The Goa University in association with the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be organising its Annual Placement Fair on Thursday, May 4, 2017, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Arts faculty block of Goa University. Final year Post Graduate students of Goa University and students of Under Graduate degree colleges studying BA, BSc, BCom, BCA, BBA,…READ more..
HSSC results on April 27
The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education will announce the results of HSSC examination on April 27 at 10.30 am. This is for the very first time that the results are announced much in advance. As many as 18,000 students had appeared for HSSC examination which was conducted from March 1 to March 22 for general stream, while vocational…READ more..
Parrikar government for status quo on MOI issue
Even as its constituted advisory committee on the Medium of Instruction (MOI) issue is yet to conclude its study on the contentious issues, the Manohar Parrikar-led coalition government is expected to maintain a status-quo on the matter in its common minimum programme (CMP) document- which would be released on the Statehood Day-May 30. On March 20, the new…READ more..
THE BLUE WAVE
April is Autism Awareness Month and 2nd April is Autism Awareness Day all over the world. All over the world people try to create awareness of autism by wearing blue. Many buildings and iconic monuments are lit up blue in support of this cause. Lourdes Convent High School at Saligao did its bit to create autism awareness, not only within…READ more..