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  • AAP govt has checked privatisation of education sector: Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP govt has checked privatisation of education sector: Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government kept under check the mushrooming of private schools by setting up state-run institutions that imparted quality education to poor children free of cost. The AAP dispensation has completely changed government......

    November 17, 2017
  • NPSC: School principals working towards progressive principles

    NPSC: School principals working towards progressive principles

    Principals of schools, at the National Progressive Schools Conference (NPSC) here, shared their mission to strive for excellence, equity, inclusion, emotions and efficiency in the education of children. The school principals affirm their efforts towards progressive principles at the first meet of......

    November 16, 2017
  • Rains lash coastal TN, schools remain shut

    Rains lash coastal TN, schools remain shut

    Rains lashed many parts of the city and neighbouring districts on Monday, prompting the administration to announce holiday for schools. Ennore near Chennai recorded the highest rainfall of 11 cm in the last 24 hours ending 8.30 AM on Monday,......

    November 13, 2017
  • Gujarat elections will do a lot of good to schools, students

    Gujarat elections will do a lot of good to schools, students

    Basic facilities in schools are coming as a byproduct of elections in Gujarat. Irrespective of who wins the elections, one thing is clear that the democratic process will do a lot of good to the schoolchildren, who, perhaps, will get access to......

    November 10, 2017
  • All schools, colleges in Delhi to remain closed till Sunday: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

    All schools, colleges in Delhi to remain closed till Sunday: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

    All schools and colleges in the capital will remain shut till Sunday due to alarming levels of pollution, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Wednesday. Manish Sisodia, who is also Delhi Education Minister, wrote on Twitter saying, "Delhi's air......

    November 8, 2017
  • Delhi smog effect: Primary schools to remain closed on Wednesday

    Delhi smog effect: Primary schools to remain closed on Wednesday

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday, during a press conference on the issue of worsening air quality in Delhi-NCR region, said that all primary schools (till 5th standard) will be closed for one-day. Sisodia said that only primary......

    November 7, 2017
  • UP mulling changes to state education system: Deputy CM

    UP mulling changes to state education system: Deputy CM

    The Uttar Pradesh government is mulling significant changes to the state's education system, including conducting examinations under the watch of CCTV cameras, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma has said. To begin with, the government has plans to introduce the NCERT......

    October 14, 2017
  • Classroom strategies

    Classroom strategies

    In the rat race of scoring high marks, we have forgotten what education really is about, which is learning. The dominant culture in our country has become about the pursuit of marks. The first thing after getting test papers back......

    October 12, 2017
  • Schools reopen in Myanmar's Rakhine, but Rohingya still flee

    Schools reopen in Myanmar's Rakhine, but Rohingya still flee

    Myanmar has reopened schools for ethnic Rakhine children in townships hit hard by recent communal violence declaring "stability" has returned, state- backed media said today, but thousands of Rohingya Muslims remain on the move from the same areas. Rakhine state......

    October 1, 2017
  • Students quit schools, colleges amid Venezuelan economic crisis

    Students quit schools, colleges amid Venezuelan economic crisis

    Thousands of children and young people have dropped out of Venezuela's schools and universities as the oil-rich nation's economic crisis deepens. Juan Maragall, education secretary in the northern coastal state of Miranda said that in his jurisdiction alone, roughly 10,000......

    September 29, 2017
  • Schools shut for indefinite period in border areas of Jammu

    Schools shut for indefinite period in border areas of Jammu

    All government and private schools within the range of 5 kilometers from international border in the Jammu district were closed for an indefinite period of time on Monday. The decision was taken following indiscriminate shelling by Pakistan Rangers in the......

    September 18, 2017
  • To enhance skills of students, Haryana launches Quiz Bank for schools

    To enhance skills of students, Haryana launches Quiz Bank for schools

    With an aim to increase the logical reasoning of the students of Class III to X, Haryana government on Thursday launched Quiz Bank of over 10,000 questions based on general awareness, history and culture. The Additional Chief Secretary, School Education Department, PK......

    August 17, 2017
  • Haryana signs MoU to improve teaching-learning in primary schools

    Haryana signs MoU to improve teaching-learning in primary schools

    With students in government-run primary schools failing to learn reading and writing with complete understanding, Haryana government has signed a  memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a New Delhi based foundation to enhance professional skills of teachers and improve learning in......

    August 10, 2017