Published on June 21, 2021 AHMEDABAD: It’s perhaps the most exciting times for any student when they first arrive at the college and spend the first week knowing their peers, seniors, teachers and canteen staff! But the pandemic changed it all, with majority of the institutes holding the first interaction of students in virtual mode. … Continue reading Orientation: Parents to join MICA students
Published on June 7, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Recently, the education department in Gujarat and CBSE at national level decided to scrap the annual exams of the students, and instead working on a formula to assess the students’ academic prowess. But the premier educational institutes in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar are grappling with the issue for the past … Continue reading Education institutes to change assessment patterns
Published on February 7, 2020 Ahmedabad: On March 19, the state will mark one year of living with the Covid-19 virus. The past one year changed the way people interacted, got educated, earned their living or even battled with anxiety over their or their relatives’ infection. But how will history remember this period? “It was … Continue reading AU students document experiences of the pandemic
Published on February 28, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Words and numbers don’t match, one might say. But not for this teacher from Bhavnagar. Gordhan Dihora, a primary school teacher from Trambak Primary School near Ghogha, has found a unique method to teach English while he teaches Mathematics to the students of Class VI-VIII. His is one of … Continue reading This guru teaches English through maths!
Published on March 30, 2020 Ahmedabad: No student is allowed to miss Prof Nigam Dave’s lectures at SLS, PDPU – even when it happens online. “With advanced tools embedded on platforms such as Zoom online classes, Canvas or Google classroom, we can capture screenshots or gather data on students’ engagements during the virtual classrooms,” said … Continue reading When education goes virtual
Published on March 24, 2020 AHMEDABAD: In a major decision, the Gujarat government has decided to mass-promote all the students of class 1 to 9 and 11 to the upper standard without examination. The decision was taken in view of the uncertainty over lockdown and spread of COVID-19 in Gujarat. Till Tuesday morning, the state … Continue reading Gujarat class 1 to 9 students to be mass-promoted to upper class
Published on March 12, 2020 AHMEDABAD: India’s premier B-school IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Thursday announced cancellation of annual convocation. The official press release cited advisory issued by the central ministry of health and family welfare and WHO for the move.‘In view of the advisories issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the … Continue reading Coronavirus scare: IIM-Ahmedabad cancels annual convocation
With Bhadresh Gajjar AHMEDABAD: Every morning, some kids gather around a young man as he greets them with sweets and starts his class near Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) wall. This class has no blackboard. The man hands over pieces of chalk and charcoal to the group and starts explaining them about alphabets and soon breaks … Continue reading Masti ki paathshala on IIM-A footpath