Current Style: Standard

Current Size: 100%

Education and Employment

Visual impairment no hurdle for him

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 10:30 -- geeta.nair

Never-say-die attitude is what made them winners

BENGALURU: It was no easy journey for Sheikh Tanveer Asif to success in UPSC exams. Overcoming numerous odds, this candidate from Kalaburagi secured the 25th rank.
It was his second attempt at the exam. Asif said as he was preparing for both state civil service and IAS exams, he was unable to dedicate his time fully to the national level exams.

Not Just Seeing Is Believing, Accessible Audio Books & a Library for Visually Impaired Are Here

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 16:05 -- geeta.nair

Books have been in existence forever, but recent advancements in technology have provided us with various other alternatives to choose from besides the physical form.

These include electronic books and talking or audio books.


14,500 special children to get supportive aids

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 10:39 -- geeta.nair

Those diagnosed with autism to be treated at six centres

The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) is planning to complete the distribution of supportive aids to 14,500 differently-abled schoolchildren in the district by August.

A.K. Abdul Hakkeem, district programme officer, SSA, said here on Sunday that hearing-impaired and visually-impaired children were given special attention this time. “They were broadly categorised into four groups – fully deaf and partially blind; partially deaf and fully blind; fully blind; and fully deaf,” he added.

Study circle for free coaching to physically challenged

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 10:24 -- geeta.nair

They can now aspire to crack APPSC exams, civils

As part of its efforts to banish all ills that can impede the State’s transition to a knowledge hub, the government has introduced a series of educational schemes for not just the backward communities but also, in a first of its kind, for students who come from economically backward families regardless of the community they belong to.

To provide a ladder to the physically-disabled students to scale great heights in life, the government proposes to start a Study Circle to train them for competitive exams and civil services.

Training in computer skills for visually challenged

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 10:58 -- geeta.nair

It would concentrate on basic and advanced computer skills.

It is a misconception that a visually impaired cannot lead another visually impaired person, said G.A. Peter Kishore, principal of Andhra Loyola College, here on Wednesday.

He was addressing the inaugural meeting of a month-long computer training organised by the college.

Vision without sight: Achievers share stories

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:55 -- geeta.nair

Visually impaired honoured for making a mark in their lives at SCD Government College.

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, June 27

Visually-impaired persons, who have made a mark in their lives, was honoured during a function organised by the Punarjot Guldasta Eye Bank Society here today.

The function at SCD Government College saw the visually-impaired veterans share their words of wisdom.

Visual impairment no hindrance for this educationist

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:41 -- geeta.nair

Minna Zutshi Tribune News Service Ludhiana, June 27 Helen Keller, whose birth anniversary falls on June 27, is this educationist’s inspiration. Paramjit Kaur, Principal, Braille Bhawan Government Institute for Blind, believes that visual impairment is nothing more than a form of ‘limitation’. “Being visually challenged is a limitation – nothing more. Anyone can have a limitation. There’s no need to be ashamed of any limitation for which you are not responsible. I am not responsible for my visual impairment.

Special educators seek filling up of vacancies in CBSE schools

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 10:23 -- geeta.nair

HYDERABAD: With the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE), for the second time in two years, issuing a circular stating that schools affiliated to it must appoint special educators as part of inclusive education, the Special Educators Forum of India (SEFI) has sent two representations to the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan and the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samithi. 


Facebook comments

Subscribe to RSS - Education and Employment