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#SupremeCout to hear plea seeking directions to the CBSE to change dates of the Class 12 Private, Patrachar and Compartment exams since CBSE offline exams are clashing with competitive exams, including the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021 #NEET #CBSEexams
Court: We will take Item 36 and 38 together. In 36, the prayer is to declare results. #CBSE has said that they will declare by 30th.

#NEET #CBSEexams
Advcoate Rupesh Kumar: For all students we will declare results by 30th.

Court: See, he has assured what is the problem?

#NEET #CBSEexams
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Schools in areas where coronavirus cases are under control can restart physical classes for Std 5-12th in rural areas & 8-12th in urban areas from Aug 17. Safe resumption of schools is being considered to ensure all students have equal access to education amidst the pandemic.
Municipal commissioners in Mumbai, Thane and Collectors of the 11 districts where restrictions still continue as per #BreakTheChain guidelines dated 2nd August, have been empowered to assess risk locally and decide on school reopening in their jurisdiction.  #BacktoSchool #COVID
Consent of parents is paramount to us, 81% parents said in @scertmaha survey they want schools to reopen so on July 15, 8-12th Std. classes were started in corona free villages. Parents will have final say on physical presence of their wards, attendance norms have been relaxed.
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It’s well known that our society is infected by concepts which make us unhappy, damage our communities and endanger the biological world. These concepts infect us, we become contagious, then we infect those around us.

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#KatesGarrotte
We know the sort of concepts they are. They look like this:
–You need more
–Take, don’t give
–Winner takes all
–Greed is good
–Appearances matter
–Those in power deserve their power
–Those with wealth deserve their wealth
–It’s your fault you’re poor

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#KatesGarrotte
Some of these concepts simply misinterpret Darwinism. Some are demographic falsehoods. Some are empirically false. All lead us to a dangerous outcome for our species.
I consider them viruses–contagious & malign concepts which are part of a mind plague that’s harming us all.

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SASAC's Hindutva Harassment Field Manual offers a section specifically for students -- whether they are witnessing a Hindutva attack, concerned about hate on campus, or just curious.

#THREAD #Hindutva #students #diversity #inclusion #campus

hindutvaharassmentfieldmanual.org/students
This section opens with a brief definition of Hindutva (for a fuller definition: hindutvaharassmentfieldmanual.org/defininghindut…)

Hindutva is a far right political ideology. It can seem far away when you're attending college in the US, but Hindutva places pressure on students' self-expression.
The section offers a series of questions that can help interested students identify Hindutva influences on their campus and the harms posed to the diversity and inclusivity we all seek to cultivate on college campuses.
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Chairing this session Daniel Smith, we welcome Professor Daniel Smith / @ProfDanielSmith, Ms Judith Mabelis (from @ScotlandShine) Mina Fazel / @minafazeloxford for the discussion on: Schools-based mental health research across the UK #RCPsychIC #YoungpeoplesMentalHealth
Welcome to the stage Ms Judith Mabelis (from @ScotlandShine)

Schools Health and Wellbeing Improvement Research Network

#RCPsychIC #Schools #MentalHealth Image
The SHINE Mental Health survey

Mental Health problems
Subjective wellbeing
Positive mental health
Other topics

@ScotlandShine #RCPsychIC Image
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mainly macro: A government out of control mainlymacro.blogspot.com/2021/06/a-gove…
A #government out of control
The commitment that the #UK government gives 0.7% of its GDP as overseas aid is enshrined in law. #Johnson’s government decided to cut this to 0.5%, but didn’t need to put this to parliament because the cut was supposed to be temporary.
A large number of Conservative MPs were unhappy with this, and wanted to use parliament to reverse this cut. The parliament’s #speaker ruled their attempt invalid, but requested the #government to allow a vote on the issue. The government refused.
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#China:- Is it a protest by students or something else at Xinglin College, Nantong University, Jiangsu????

Some reports said that some students were injured in the clash between the students and Jiangsu police.

Confirmed, Protests are being held by students of several colleges and universities.

Clashes between police and students at Xinglin College of Nantong University.
#China
Another video, Police beating up students of North China College of Nanjing Normal University.
#China

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On may 29th some students took to roads to protest against on campus examinations and blocked Islamabad Express Way, when a citizen asked to pass through the crowd, the alleged students or more appropriately the goons started to thrash the citizen and smashed his car...1/5
...To understand the situation we have to walk ourselves through the past. Starting off with post independence era, Pakistani students have been used by different groups for their power gains either way by student organizations for politics or by mafias to strengthen their...2/5
...position and influence in the society. Coming to the newer generation, Admitting the fact that these mobsters enjoy a huge respect amongst the teens of particularly colleges, they students start idealizing these goons due to their lack of knowledge, exposure and critical...3/5
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@sunflowercyn @AmyfStuart @MommyGearest @TorontoStar Sadly, the #SpecialEducation portfolio is massively huge &the needs greatly outweigh funding provided. Every school board #budget cycle is like a mean game of Russian roulette being played with our kids' lives. #COVID19 merely succeeded in showing parents & teachers...
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@sunflowercyn @AmyfStuart @MommyGearest @TorontoStar ...that heck yeah, it is all about creating/nurturing that #community "village to raise the child"! We all need to work together if the intention to raise confident, educated, happy/healthy kids that are ready to take on the world! We all need to work hard (& together)...
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@sunflowercyn @AmyfStuart @MommyGearest @TorontoStar ...if we're going to create the same equitable space & future for kids that need more attention & TLC. Academic/#learning gaps have been around for YEARS as have unrecognized/neglected mental health related issues for #students👉esp those w/#disabilities. What's the...
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“The battle for Britain has begun”, #Tory MPs declare war on woke
A group of #Tory MPs has declared war on woke forces seeking to upend “British values” and society.
Forty-odd lawmakers have published a pamphlet warning wile ideology, symbolised by movements
like Black Lives Matter and Extinction Rebellion “represent a profound threat” to our social order.
The pamphlet, entitled, #Conservative Thinking for a Post-Liberal Age also takes aim at Gordon Brown’s Equality Act, which the MPs argue goes too far
in trying to clamp down on discrimination at work.Bacon let rip in an eviscerating attack against woke warriors, whose ideology he described as “destructive, totalitarian, divisive, negative and antidemocratic,” adding that it can be defeated so long as we
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.​@ParamiUni in #Burma will be offering FREE online courses, subject to admission criteria, to further provide #learning opportunities.
This summer program will be eight weeks long, starting from June 7th to July 30th.

#whatshappeninginmyanmar
Upon conclusion of summer courses, students will receive a certificate of completion.

𝗪𝗵𝗼 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆?
As these online courses will be taught in English, interested candidates are required to have completed high school and have competent English language skills
(minimum: Intermediate level).

𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝘁𝗼 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆?
Click on each photo for the course descriptions and schedule (on FB). The summer courses catalog and registration form will be posted soon, so please stay tuned for more updates on the courses on their FB page.

#may11coup
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Proud to share our guidance for supporting #transgender #students created as part of our Student Health Advisory Council's #LGBT subcommittee. (Highlights in this thread, but make sure to read the entire doc!)

#WeAllBelong #CareForYourselfAndOthers

docs.google.com/document/d/1zl…
1.) Educate Yourself - Make sure you personally are aware of the false rhetoric and fear driving this legislation. @GBPFLAG's article below is a good starting point.

#UseYourMind #DoYourPart #SupportTransStudents

myemail.constantcontact.com/Trans-Youth-Un…
2.) Amplify Accurate Information
Share publications and influencers who are speaking out against these attacks. @chasestrangio often shares good information.

#DoYourPart #WeAllBelong #SupportTransStudents
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@shubhi_says, a strong PM I personally know, will spend time helping you solve product problems

@jdallcaps, design leader MMYT and @DesignUpConf , will work with you and help you solve design and team problems.
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1/ This week, a video of five female students of Oreyo Senior Grammar School, Igbogbo Ikorodu, Lagos State, smoking shisha in what is presumably a private home went viral.
2/ In the video, the students are in school uniform, so they either sneaked out of school or they are day students who detoured after school to someone’s place for a hookah smoking session rather than return home.
3/ I read somewhere that the girls have been suspended. I've never been in favour of removing students from the classroom unless they are violent (and/or disruptive). Suspensions (and expulsions) are often not effective forms of punishment (a discussion for another day).
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Announcement from @fordnation sank my heart today. As an ER doctor, person of color and #Scarborough native, I feel defeated 😢. The measures are not going to get wave 3 under control. #BIPOC #ERdoc @SHNcares @torontolife @JustinTrudeau @SCMirror 1/
When I landed as an #immigrant in #Canada, my life started in #Scarborough. My parents (#heros) struggled to find jobs that matched their education. That didn't stop them from working hard / hustling even if it meant 2 jobs at times to keep bills paid and food on the table. 2/
My family lived in an apt building that had mostly racialized/middle-low income families (#affordability). Not much social distancing when large crowds wait for elevators (#EssentialWorkers) or use the shared laundry facilities. This pandemic brings back those vivid memories 3/
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The most menacing aspect of #StandardizedTesting is the way it trains kids to fear making mistakes by labeling & shaming. Misunderstandings should be opportunities for breakthroughs in comprehension, but the tests teach that miscalculations are perverse transgressions.
Playwright Oscar Wilde made a magnificent observation in his novel "The Picture of Dorian Gray" when he wrote, “Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.”
Oscar Wilde understood that creativity cannot exist without mistakes, & without creativity life lacks meaning. Kids live in fear of getting low test scores because they are used to label & shame at best—& sometimes carry extreme high stakes (closing schools, denying graduation).
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NEW: 'Students more confident with online learning than lecturers are about teaching digitally', according to @YouGov polling revealed in the final report for the digital learning and teaching review, led by @MichaelBarber9: bit.ly/2ZLq876

#DigitalReview #digital #learn
'The story that we capture in this report is optimistic – so many people that I spoke to have been extremely hopeful about the long-term impact of digital teaching..It is vital that we learn from this period of change' @MichaelBarber9 on the #DigitalReview bit.ly/2ZLq876
'All lecturers and teaching staff need the right...training to deliver high-quality education. Removing barriers to digital inclusion, engaging with students about the digital skills they need, and acting on their feedback will be essential' bit.ly/2ZLq876 #DigitalReview
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1. @JoeNBC @morningmika @Morning_Joe Former teacher here: Once again everyone wants to put in their 2 cents w/o input from those who have to deal w/implementing the policies. You, the politicians, the parents, the scientists, the doctors et al want #AmericanSchools to #Reopen!
2. You need to consider that most school bldgs are more than 50 yrs old. A local HS built circa 1970 has narrow slit like windows that don't open. So much for #Ventilation! #Classrooms are small & don't allow for social distancing. This is further complicated by having....
3. 20-25 #Students per class. Several yrs ago a friend had 32 students in her K-class due to budget cuts! I don't know the number in her class now but I doubt there's been a great change in the number. The kids who take buses to school are on top of each other all the time.
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 12/29/2020 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2020/12/29/dai…
Review of Maritime Transport-2020 by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

unctad.org/webflyer/revie…

#GlobalTransportation #logistics #ports #asia
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[DAY 9/24]
#ChristmasIsComing🎄

Following our commitment to inclusiveness, let's introduce today the @CSEdWeek, aiming to inspire #k12 #students, advocate for #equity, and celebrate the contributions of the community!

Topic of this year: #CSforSocialJustice #CSforGood 👏🙏🤩
"The concept of social justice often refers to human rights, centered around improving the lives of groups historically marginalized based on race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion and disability."
"As part of the #CSforGood movement, we decided to shine a light on how Computer Science can serve as a catalyst for social justice. #CSforSocialJustice"
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New important thread.

Explored: Rockefeller communique on #contacttracing, Verified (UN) guide on #vaccine #communications, insights via #Vaccine Confidence Project, & a Behavioral Insights report. Today> special report from Oct 15 2020 meeting, #WHO, Technical Advisory Group. Image
"On 15 Oct 2020, the WHO Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Behavioural Insights & Sciences for Health held a special meeting w/ the WHO Department of Immunization, Vaccines & Biologicals to discuss behavioural considerations in relation to COVID-19 #vaccine #acceptance & uptake." Image
The report was developed by members of the WHO Technical Advisory Group on Behav. Insights & Sciences for Health, chaired by Cass Sunstein, largely credited w/ developing/popularizing notion of "nudges" as policy tools.

Technical Advisory Group members:

who.int/our-work/scien… Image
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Someone I know will soon become a F1 parent! (F1=student visa in the US).

So I offered to share a few pointers I had put together year ago for students moving to the US for higher studies.

Figured why not share it here.

#F1visa #America #Masters #students #India #Pune
Before you leave:
1.Scan every single certificate (mark sheet degree cert, birth, aadhar, Pan etc) and save in a secure place. Easiest is to open an email address only for documents. Make 4 sets of copies, 2 with your parents 2 with you.
2.Spend AS MUCH time with your parents as possible. It still will feel inadequate once you are there.
3.Buy multiple sweaters, jackets, scarves, wollen caps, gloves, wollen socks etc.
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