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How do students get to know the spunky Gandhi? A teacher devises a study plan

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary: How can you expect children to understand that non-violence requires courage of the highest order when society as a whole celebrates and even rewards violence?

How to choose the right school for your kids

Just like you do a lot of online research before you make an investment (no matter how small it is), you must do a lot more research when it comes to investing in your child's education. After all, it is the most important investment of your life, isn't it?


Single parents tell us about the challenges their kids face at school

"My daughter's class-teachers in middle school knew about it all. Initially, when we just got separated, I used to tell her that she does not have to lie about her parents to anyone. Now, both her father and I take turns to attend PTAs."

Here are some schools you would love to send kids to!

Not just academics, some schools in India and abroad are now expanding the scope of education for the students' all-round development. Take a look at some of them.

Back to school: How to help your child prepare for a new school year

In the process of shielding children from failure and hurt, parents tend to become over-protective. Identify their core strengths and ask them to work on it. The idea is to let them discover subjects that they have an inclination towards and further build on it.

Chandigarh: Parents carry wards on back and shoulders to school, 39 miss half-yearly exam

The exam was scheduled to take place at 8.30 am. While Standard VI was to take the English exam, standards VII, VIII, IX, X and XI were to take science, Hindi, maths and history, respectively.


Over 27,000 teacher vacancies in Delhi government schools, says DoE

The DoE commented that these vacancies increase to 27,810 with the sanctioned regular posts on the date being at 66,736 as the affidavit did not take into account the appointments made after April 1.

Free pre-primary education launched in all government schools of Punjab

Children of ages 3 to 6 can now attend nursery and kindergarten classes at government primary schools free of cost.

Haryana school timings changed for November due to smog

The meteorological department stated on Tuesday that the situation may remain the same for the next two days. Conditions are unlikely to improve as the winds are calm and there is no sign of rain.

Workshops for class 10, 12 government school students' parents in Delhi

The workshops will be held from November 15 in government-run schools across the city. The workshops are not mandatory and parents' involvement and participation is entirely voluntary. 

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Going to school in the monsoon

Students of certain villages across the country are still struggling to reach their schools. Here is a look how.

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4-year-old student ‘held hostage’ in school for not paying fees

In a shocking incident, a four-year-old student from a school in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr was detained for four hours in a classroom for delaying payment of fees. The Principal of the school N Bhanu and owner Ashok Saini have been booked under Section 342 and Section 507 of the Indian Penal Code, said the police […]

Class-3 student allegedly molested by teacher in Hooghly

Hooghly (WB), Feb 26 (ANI): A student of class 3 was allegedly molested by a teacher in Hooghly district of West Bengal. The family of the student created uproar outside the school. They broke a glass of a police van and injured two police officials. However, the situation was controlled by the Bhadreswar police.


17 students critical after consuming mid-day meal in Palghar

Palghar (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (ANI): Over 100 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a government-run school in Palghar district of Maharashtra. An official of the district education department Prakash Mokashi said action will be taken against the guilty. Jyoti Jadav, a student of the same school, said her stomach started aching after consuming the meal. 17 of the Kasa village primary school students are still critical.The police have sent food samples for tests to a laboratory in Mumbai.

Bikers open fire outside Loreto School in Kolkata

Kolkata, Feb 15 (ANI): A person was injured after two motorcycle-borne miscreants fired gun shots outside the Loreto School at Convent road in Kolkata on Monday. The victim was shot in the leg and was rushed to the nearby hospital. The site where the victim was shot is reported to be near the jute mill. Police have reached the spot to identify further details and a man-hunt has been launched against the miscreants. Meanwhile, security has been heightened outside the school in light of the shooting.

Jaitley meets school media contest winners

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): The winners of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting's Republic Day School Media Contest met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and veteran Indian shooter and politician Rajyavardhan Rathore on Wednesday. The winners were awarded certificates and prizes for their contribution. The contests were held on Ministry's Facebook and Twitter page, where graffiti were invited from participants on various flagship programmes of the government. The competition was open for a fortnight from 1 to 14 January.

Six dead, 20 injured in school bus accident

Junagadh (Gujarat), Jan 21 (ANI): A school bus in Gujarat’s Junagadh area met with an accident on Thursday. Six people, including four children and two women, have been killed in the accident. More than 20 children have been grievously injured. Medical aid is being provided to the injured children.