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Watch: In Mysuru, old railway coaches signal new journey for struggling government school

January 20, 2020 9:21 am

The classrooms are two real train coaches, refurbished with stairways, brightly painted exteriors, and fans, lights and colourful illustrations inside.

Centre's committee to inspect 'shop-like schools' in Delhi comprises of 'yes-men': HC

November 30, 2019 12:56 pm

The court said the committee to inspect 'shop-like schools' operating in the capital comprises of persons who are bound to say "yes-yes" and not find anything wrong.

Mandatory Spoken English classes for Tamil Nadu govt school students

November 28, 2019 3:40 pm

As per a circular issued by the Chief Educational Officer to the schools, the Spoken English classes will be held once a week in all government schools in both urban and rural areas in Tamil Nadu.

Explained: Government wish list for schools

June 10, 2019 10:19 am

Draft for new National Education Policy is public, open for feedback, suggestions, discussion. What does it prescribe for schools, from enhancing learning to restructuring curriculum and Board exam format?

IIM-A Study: ‘Parents lack trust in govt schools, place faith in tuition teachers’

May 20, 2019 8:11 am

The research, conducted on foot by visiting the surveyed households, found that despite 35 per cent of household incomes being spent on education, parents expressed general dissatisfaction and helplessness about the schooling experience.

Karnataka: Chorus grows louder for appointment of standalone primary education minister

May 07, 2019 12:54 pm

Ever since N. Mahesh, the lone Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) minister in the Congress-JD(S) coalition government, resigned last October, several activists and education experts have sought for an urgent replacement.

English medium classes back in Karnataka government schools after 25 years

April 20, 2019 4:18 pm

The Karnataka education department has asked teachers of selected 947 Kannada and Urdu government schools to visit households in the locality to promote admissions, post-election and examination-related duties. A comprehensive training programme, beginning April 29, is in the pipeline for teachers to be trained with special modules on effective English teaching.

Noida govt schools perform better than aided schools: NCERT Survey

April 27, 2018 8:35 pm

The NCERT survey found that the average performance of students in government and aided schools in environment studies subject in Class 3 was 65.59 per cent and 65.53 per cent respectively.

Drop ‘govt’ from govt schools to attract students: Punjab panel

March 29, 2018 6:22 am

The committee was of the view that the level of education in government schools in the state had gone so low that even average families felt an “insult” in sending their wards to government schools and hence recommended that they instead are named after freedom fighters, martyrs and renowned personalities.

Mumbai: Anti-tobacco sessions for schoolchildren

October 05, 2017 4:43 am

In the 517 schools of the north region, from Kurla to Mulund and Mankhurd, in the last one week, 350 teachers have been trained on tobacco control. Another 100 would be trained in the coming days.