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Wednesday, 29 July 2015 00:00

Pi Approximation Celebration Day

Π யின் தோராய மதிப்பு தினம்

Π என்ற ஓர் எழுத்தை

பார் என்ற ஈரெழுத்திற்கு அறிமுகம் செய்து

பெளதீக கணக்குகளை எளிமையாகச் செய்ய அரும்பாடுபட்டு Π ன் மதிப்பினைக் கண்டறிந்த அறிஞர்களாம் அவர்களின் அரும்பெரும் வியத்தகு செயல்களை நினைவுகூறும் வகையில் க்வெட் அறிவியல் மையமும் சென்னை மாநகராட்சிப் பள்ளியும் இணைந்து ஒரு பயன்தரும் விழாவாக 22.7.2015 அன்று கொண்டாடியது. அன்றைய தினத்தில் பள்ளி மாணாக்கர்களின் மனதில் Π ன் மதிப்பையும் Π ன் மகத்துவத்தையும் நன்கு புரிந்து மனதில் நிலை நிறுத்தும் விதமாக சென்னை மாநகராட்சி பள்ளியில் அமைந்துள்ள க்வெட் - யின் 20 அறிவியல் மையங்களில் மிகச் சிறப்பான விழாவாகக் கொண்டாடியது மிகவும் சிறப்பானதாகும்.

CHENNAI:The Corporation of Chennai is putting in a dedicated effort to help Class 12 pass outs from its schools to continue their education by helping them get admitted to professional degrees and certification courses that can guarantee employment.

By keeping track of students who cleared the Class 12 exams, the civic body has been able to reach out to all eligible candidates. Officials said that vulnerable family and financial positions were often the reason for a child to discontinue education and seek employment. Given this background, the Corporation, in coordination with the Centre for Science and Learning (CSL), had appointed facilitators earlier this year, who would not only offer career guidance counselling but also submit status analysis reports of individual students.

QED CSL with The Chennai Corporation Education Dept together creating value for most deserving but least privileged students across 32 Higher secondary Schools. Reaching out to 6211, +2 School Students, QED CSL hope to see high potential kids in professional colleges or colleges of their choice. Moreover, failed candidates or low performers that wish for employable skills and opportunities are being channelised to vocational training courses.

QED CSL Analytics lab is churning out data on demand to 32 HMs, 10 AEOs, EO and the department. They are revelling in the power of multi-dimensional data analyses and reports putting it all to great use in reviews and remedial measures.

25 CSL counsellors and a help desk are on call and at camps - guiding the children as one would a sibling or friend. The children and parents are happy.

The Corporation of Chennai in association with QED (Everest Edusys & Solutions Pvt. Ltd) organized National Science Day Competition – 2015 for 154 Corporation Middle Schools.

Amma Arangam Auditorium, Shenoy Nagar Chennai witnessed a burst of vibrant activity on 26.02.2015 when 10 teams from Corporation Middle Schools compete for top 3 positions.

Friday, 27 February 2015 00:00

National Science Day Competition

Published in Dinamani

Friday, 27 February 2015 00:00

A contest for young scientists

Published in The HINDU

If you are a young scientist in the making and want to channel your creativity, Pearson Science Lab powered by QED- The Center for the Art of Science is conducting a mega online video contest for students as part of the 2015 National Science Day.

According to a press release, the contest is open to students from classes 6-8. Students can submit their videos on or before March 8 and a panel of judges will decide on the semi-finalists for each of the four zones. ScienceClub members will vote online for their favourite videos between March 13-15.


There are different themes for the east, west, north and south zones. Themes for the three-minute Do-It-Yourself experiment videos range from pollution and air to recycling and force and motion depending on the zone.

Friday, 27 February 2015 00:00

Nurturing talents in science

Published in THE HINDU

On Wednesday, at a ‘science reality show’ conducted by Chennai Corporation and Quest Explore Discover (QED), students from Corporation schools yet again displayed their aptitude in science.

According to Uma Mahesh of QED, at the quarter finals held on Feb 16, students from 88 Chennai Corporation Middle Schools competed in two rounds. 40 teams of 3 students each – from Class VI, VII and VIII – qualified for the next round and 10 teams competed in the semi-finals. “We had questions from the Samacheer Kalvi syllabus, with three rounds of knowledge-based questions,” she said.

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