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60% rural private school students in class 5 cannot solve a simple division problem: Report

July 23, 2020 6:49 pm

About 60 per cent of all private schools do not extend to a board exam grade (class 10) at all, making it particularly hard for parents to judge the quality of these schools. This information gap also means that schools are less likely to invest in learning-focused invisible improvements like teacher training, as per the report.

Post-pandemic, a shift in mindset will be needed — to teach and learn

April 23, 2020 10:07 am

Today, even after a month of announcements and extensions, it is difficult to predict when schools will restart. Schooling is supposed to look after the emotional, social and behavioural health of children, which is diametrically opposite to social distancing.

What Covid-19 is telling us about the future of schooling

April 02, 2020 4:14 pm

If anything, this forced cohabitation during Covid-19 will only make parents appreciate the role played by schools and teachers.

Bengaluru science educators say space is the next frontier for students

October 29, 2019 5:18 pm

"Most kids in India seem to have the desire to work in the space sector but are deprived of real ways to get there," Gabe Gabrielle, a former engineer at the Kennedy Space Center for NASA said in Bengaluru.

Economic survey 2018-19: Sharp fall in elementary school-going children; key highlights of education sector

July 04, 2019 9:14 pm

Economic survey 2018-19: In light of the projected decline in elementary school-going children, the number of schools per capita will rise significantly in India across all major states even if no more schools are added, mentioned the Economic Survey

Students to answer roll call with 'Jai Hind' in schools of Satna district

September 13, 2017 7:57 pm

"We have also sent an advisory to private schools affiliated to the MP Board of Secondary Education that they may hoist the national flag daily," the minister added.

More 'Sanskriti-type' schools for govt employees' wards

June 08, 2016 3:49 pm

The move comes after the government noticed problems being faced by the officers who, on transfer to metro cities or any other location in the middle of an academic year, find it very difficult to secure admission for their children.

Blind Faith

April 23, 2016 12:10 am

CCTVs and training courses in Oxford can’t transform school education. Mindsets need to change.

Time For School

May 21, 2015 12:45 am

The World Education Forum is a test of our commitment to children.

RS MP writes to Modi, Irani to make education free until class XII

February 19, 2015 2:36 am

Nathwani’s letter specifies 'dropouts' in rural areas where financial problems force them to opt out.