New CBSE rules

The scheme of CCE (Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation) is modified from academic year 2017. Board exam is back, and there will be three languages until Class X. Highlights of new CBSE circular 1. No Semester System: Board exams will take place at end of the year. 2. 100% Syllabus: No division of syllabus for SA I…

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School Mobile App – What is the impact?

We recently sat down with our school partner, and the very dynamic Mrs. Mala Annadurai, Parent Coordinator at Sharada Public School. We discussed among other things, the challenges that schools face in partnering with parents. Find below the excerpts of the interview. What is your biggest challenge as a parent coordinator? Partnering with parents! The age group of 30-45…

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Happy New Year 2017!

Wish you all a happy and prosperous 2017!Thanks to progressive educators such as yourself, Uolo is now India’s favorite school parent communication app serving nearly 10 Lakh parents. We are incredibly proud to say that schools using UOLO sent a little over 5 CRORE messages in 2016! That’s a lot :). So, what makes UOLO…

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Role of Uolo stamps in classroom communication

Last November we added stamps to Uolo, an easy way for teachers to get instant feedback on their messages.  One of feedback from parents was that occasionally teacher messages are cryptic and there is a need to convey the same to teachers. Since adding this simple feedback loop in Uolo, we have seen parents across…

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A burden too heavy to bear?

I often see my five year old daughter struggling with her school bag. School bags in India continue to be heavy for school going children, and most parents wonder if there’s ever going to be a solution to this problem. While most parents blame it on the teachers, teachers argue that the onus to reduce…

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