RBSE 10th result 2018 declared at rajresults.nic.in, 79.86% students pass, 80% girls pass

The RBSE Class 10 result 2018 are now available on at the board’s official website: rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in and rajresults.nic.in. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan, also referred as RBSE, has declared the results of Class 10 or matriculation examination on Monday with overall pass percentage recorded at 79.86. Girls have outperformed boys with 79.95% girls passing against boys’ 79.79. The pass percentage for government schools stands at 77.02, while the private schools have done better at 83.31%. The RBSE Class 10 result 2018 are now available on at…

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Punjab girls to get free education up to doctorate; five new colleges this fiscal: CM

Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday announced free education for girls from nursery to the doctorate level in government institutions of Punjab. He was speaking in the Vidhan Sabha. Also, a spokesman said the government will introduce free textbooks to all students of government schools, and will introduce pre-primary classes (nursery and LKG) in government schools from the next academic session as part of the reforms it has initiated in the state, which will also see free internet service in 13,000 primary schools and all 48 government colleges. Amarinder…

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Technology push to get girls educated

The UK’s Department for International Development has announced £100m of funding to help 175,000 of the world’s poorest girls get an education. The push will include smartcards that monitor attendance and offer incentives for families to send their daughters to school. It will also deploy satellite broadband to improve connectivity in rural areas. Putting girls through school is increasingly seen as one of the best long-term ways to end poverty. International Development Minister Nick Hurd said: “It is only through making use of the latest technological innovations that we will…

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Teachers’ leader condemns sexist bullying of ‘swotty’ girls

Sexist bullying in schools is inhibiting girls from putting up their hands and speaking out in class because they fear appearing “swotty and clever”, according to a senior teachers’ leader. Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), said sexist bullying was still prevalent in the classroom, where girls often felt under pressure to “keep quiet and listen to the boys talking”. Speaking before the ATL’s annual conference, which opens in Liverpool on Monday, Bousted described “the tightrope” girls walk between being attractive and achieving at…

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CBSE plans to raise ratio of girls in engineering

The CBSE has launched Udaan, a project to mentor 1,000 (50% seats earmarked for students from SC/ST/ backward classes) girl students to compete for admission at premier engineering colleges. Free of cost, the project will provide a course in online/offline format for students of class XI and XII to help them prepare for the JEE. Science students from any board who have scored a minimum 70% in class X and 80% in science and math and 75% in physics, chemistry, and mathematics in class can apply. The last date for…

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