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Punjab: Primary classes begin, but ‘no plan to vaccinate teachers yet’

January 28, 2021 2:18 pm

A health official said considering that the vaccine cannot be administered to persons below 18 years of age, it was of utmost importance to vaccinate teachers before opening schools so that students were safe.

Schools reopen in Punjab but many kids stay on at farm protest site

January 15, 2021 7:45 am

Last week, schools in Punjab reopened for classes V to VIII with optional attendance, conditional to consent from parents. Earlier in October last year, schools were allowed to re-open for classes IX to XII.

People eating out, attending weddings, why can’t kids go to school: Punjab Education minister

January 12, 2021 12:54 am

On January 6, Punjab government had issued an order saying that classes for students from Class 5 onwards will start from January 7 onwards.

Punjab: Schools to reopen for classes 5 to 8 after 9 months, physical attendance not mandatory

January 07, 2021 12:30 am

It will be after a gap of more than nine months that physical classroom teaching would resume for Class 5 to 8. However, students can attend physical classes only with consent from parents.

In pandemic year, 88% school kids got access to smartphones in Punjab, 82% in Haryana

October 30, 2020 11:52 am

In the report, Kerala emerged at the top with 94.3 per cent children having access to smartphones, while for West Bengal this figure was just 47.4 per cent placing it at the bottom of the table among the states surveyed.

Yoga, meditation, social bonding: as students return to Punjab schools from today, focus on emotional well being

October 14, 2020 11:22 pm

Observing that children might face some issues in adjusting to the school environment after such a long gap, the Ministry has instructed the schools to assess each student upon return.

Second phase of Punjab Achievement Survey begins today

September 21, 2020 1:24 pm

For the first time, Punjab is conducting PAS on the lines of National Achievement Survey (NAS) to assess learning outcome levels of government and aided school students and to prepare them for NAS

In Punjab, govt school admissions register all time high — 13.48% more than last year

August 07, 2020 12:18 pm

The maximum new admissions has happened in the pre-primary section — 97,460, an increase of 43.21 per cent compared to last year — with a total strength of 3.23 lakh students as compared to 2.25 lakh students in the last financial year.

In High Court, Punjab says schools altered fee structure after it had ordered them to only collect tuition fee

June 20, 2020 1:21 pm

The governmentsaid that the admission fee collection has been merely deferred until the situation normalises and that it can be recovered later -- one month after the schools are physically open -- but without payment of any late fee.

Among kids aged 4 in Punjab, majority still go to pre-primary in private schools

January 15, 2020 12:47 pm

The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) for Rural India, released on Tuesday, is important for Punjab as it is among the few states providing pre-primary schooling in government schools launched two years back in November 2017.