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Activity-based learning: Gujarat govt scales down Pragna, limits it to class I & II after expanding it for 7 yrs

Teachers have resisted the project on several grounds, ranging from difficulty in “maintaining order” in classrooms, grouping of different classes in one room causing attention deficit, to “additional workload” on them.

Writing on the wall: Govt schools turn English medium

Minister of Primary and Secondary Education N Mahesh has said the move is needed as students have moved away from government to private schools even in rural areas. Students in state government schools at present learn English from Class V.


Chandigarh: Civic body sits on funds, spent just 0.2 per cent on primary education

While schools, under primary education, have been suffering due to poor infrastructure, the Municipal Corporation spent just 0.2 per cent of the funds meant under the primary education head.

There's an urgent need for reforms in our education system: Here's why

The majority of our children – those outside the purview of the small number of private pre-schools – discover that the education they were offered was a bridge made of paper, taking them nowhere.

Parents caught in nursery stalemate between Delhi govt and schools

Since each school is following a different schedule, parents are running around collecting and submitting forms

‘Poor education holding back South Asia’

World Bank report says India has achieved high enrolment but still suffers from poor learning levels.


Bihar may ease 75% school attendance provision for beneficiaries

Chief Minister Manjhi has sought a report from education department on removing the attendance provision

Morning nightmare returns as schools open today

Parents are worried that kids will have to again skip breakfast and leave empty stomach every morning.

Five-member panel to check on state primary education

The decision was taken during a meeting headed by Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama in Gandhinagar on Friday.

‘BMC spend on education less than half the estimate’

For the past three financial years,the BMC’s actual capital expenditure on primary education on an average is less than 50 per cent of the budget estimate.