'Parents are like customers and the customer is king.' IMAGE: 'Education needs to be designed for the area the student finds himself or herself in.' Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters Abha Adams is an institution by herself in the field of school education in India. Adams, former principal of the Shri Ram School and currently an advisor to the Step By Step School in Noida, tells Anjuli Bhargava. What is your view on Comprehensive and Continuous Evaluation? A huge change was brought in with so much speed and so little time to plan the roll out. For anything to work, you need to prepare the soil. You have to get schools, parents, teachers, students, all stakeholders involved. That didn't happen. There were brain-storming sessions at the centre level, material was published, but it needed more time to be understood and internalised by the stakeholders. The CCE works the world over. As a method of evaluation, it is preferred in most countries. The schools that took it seriously had a … [Read more...] about Parents, please read this!
Microsoft has given a facelift to its Outlook, OneDrive, Word, Excel and PowerPoint mobile apps. Designed with Microsoft’s Fluent Design system, the changes are meant to “take mobile productivity to the next level,” according to the tech giant.The apps now have a more consistent visual design, which includes new app icons, splash screens, cards, typography and more. Productivity features like Play My Emails will let users listen to their inbox as if it were a podcast, and “Read Aloud” will serve a similar function in Word and Office apps, Engadget has recently reported.According to the company, its apps such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneDrive will now all share common design elements and look far more similar. Even Yammer, Teams, and Planner are getting new versions as well. … [Read more...] about Microsoft’s updated Office mobile apps can read text out loud
Actors Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, who shared screen space in the critically-acclaimed Gully Boy, were the stars of the evening at the Star Screen Awards held in Mumbai on Sunday. While the film won the Best Film (Popular) award, the actors won Best Actor in the male and female categories, respectively, besides setting the red carpet on fire. Alia kept it traditional in a multicoloured sari with her hair neatly tied in a bun. Gully Boy director Zoya Akhtar also took home the Best Director (Popular) award and was spotted on the red carpet in black. Ranveer and his actor wife Deepika Padukone were twinning in black at the event. While Ranveer wore a black turtle neck with matching trousers and a blazer, Deepika joined him in a one-shoulder black gown. Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan, Ayushmann Khurrana and Deepika Padukone at Star Screen Awards 2019. ( Varinder Chawla ) View this post on Instagram #aliabhatt ❤ A post shared by Viral Bhayani (@viralbhayani) on Dec 8, 2019 at … [Read more...] about Star Screen Awards: Deepika Padukone, Ananya Panday add glam as Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh win top awards. Read complete winners list
Mumbai's Trisha Devadiga, one of the winners at Comic Con 2019 tells Rediff.com's Hitesh Harisinghani how she designed the fascinating costume from scratch.IMAGE: Trisha Devadiga played Artemis of Bana-Mighdall at Comic Con 2019. All photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com Trisha Devadiga, 27, works as curriculum developer in Lower Parel and is a part-time cosplayer. Trisha dressed up as two characters at this year's Comic Con held at NESCO grounds in Goregaon, Mumbai on December 7 and 8, 2019. The first character -- Artemis of Bana-Mighdall is from Red Hood and the Outlaws, a superhero comic published by DC Comics. "I can portray characters from the Amazon better because of my height," said Trisha who is 5' 11 ½" tall to be precise. "She has long beautiful hair and carries a long axe which I thought I could carry off well." The second character -- Princess Diana's gala look -- which she portrayed on December 8 is from the movie Wonder Woman."I wanted something casual so … [Read more...] about Must read: How I won Comic Con 2019
Spurs will train at Valdebebas on Thursday and Friday before the game on Saturday and Pochettino, in an interview with Spanish radio station Cadena Cope, said the club had asked Madrid if they could also sleep on the site. In a light-hearted part of the interview, Pochettino was asked if Tottenham’s players would also stay at Valdedebas. Pochettino replied: “No we will stay in an hotel near there. We have asked eh? We have asked but Florentino (Perez) didn’t want to allow us.” A laughing Pochettino then added: “He would say, ‘the day you coach Madrid is when you can sleep there’. This is the subliminal message no?” Stream the EFL Championship Final LIVE with beIN SPORTS on KAYO. Get your 14 day free trial & start streaming instantly > Real Madrid released a statement on Friday, insisting they had received no such request from Tottenham. The statement read: “Real Madrid is surprised by the suggestions made by Tottenham … [Read more...] about Champions League final 2019: Real Madrid’s angry reaction to Mauricio Pochettino claim