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March Issue I

 

First Blockcerts Issued in India

Dear Readers,

In collaboration with Learning Machine, the Pallavan School (Jhalawar, Rajasthan) and Vasant Valley School (New Delhi, Delhi) became the first K-12 institutions in India to issue Blockcerts to their students in 2019. The pilot program was led by Pallavan Learning Systems.

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Basics of Assessment
by Choki Wangchuk

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What should be the purpose of Assessment?

Assessment is the engine that moves us forward. Assessment should be designed to help learners, which includes students and teachers move forward. Assessment should help us figure out what our next plan of action needs to be and what level of input is required from us to progressively take our learning to greater heights and actualize our potential.

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Philosopher’s Retreat 13th – 17th June 2019

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The panel discussions that took place on June 14 and June 15, 2019, as part of the second Philosophers’ Retreat, focused on the theme, ‘Inculcating Resilience in Youth’. The topic was a follow-up to the 2018 retreat that centred around the ‘Purpose of Education’ and its role in preparing our youth for the ever-changing world. It was noted that resilience is one of the main traits to help the youth deal with the various challenges of life and the inevitability of change

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Artificial Intelligence in Education: Challenges and Possibilities
by Hemant S

Dear Readers,

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a term that has been in use for over six decades now. The layperson’s understanding of AI would probably stem from watching science fiction movies where machines are anthropomorphized.
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India-Bhutan Youth Summit, 3-12 September 2019, India

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Centre for Escalation of Peace (CEP) in collaboration with Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies (RIGSS) and Pallavan Learning Systems (PLS), organized the second India-Bhutan Youth Summit from September 3 to 12, 2019 in Delhi & Uroli, India.

Eleven participants from Bhutan and ten participants from India came together for the summit that aims to enhance the understanding and appreciation of the youth regarding the importance of building India-Bhutan friendship through meaningful conversations on various aspects of India-Bhutan collaboration.

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