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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.

Schools roped in to spread awareness about drugs

Alarmed over rising drug addiction in Punjab youth,the state education department has decided to carry out a massive exercise to spread awareness about the drug menace on November 19 and 20 in all government,aided and private schools and colleges.


Schools may get more time to implement RTE

While the Supreme Court (SC) deadline to implement RTE Act ended on March 31,the state education department is considering giving more time to schools that could not follow certain clauses for genuine reasons.

Govt schools in tribal districts run without maths,science teachers

Even tribal districts of Sabarkantha and Banaskantha share similar fate.

Start CAP for seats under RTE Act: NGOs

Several NGOs in the city on Wednesday urged the State Education Department to start the Centralised Admission Process (CAP) for seats under Right to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act.

111 schools caught in AMC,district panchayat tussle

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is yet to take over 111 primary schools located in nagarpalika areas that were merged into the AMC from the district panchayat.


Education dept to seek legal opinion on hiring of teachers

ALREADY reeling under faculty crunch,appointment of 8,800 primary teachers (vidyasahayaks) and nearly 1,000 secondary school heads is hanging fire for almost a year now.

Education dept mulls ‘bridge course’ for engineering,pharma students

The state education department may introduce a four or six-week bridge course for all students of degree engineering and pharmacy courses after their admissions,a senior Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) official,who didn’t wish to be named,said on Tuesday.

Primary school teachers to get training only during vacations

In response to the demand from the teaching fraternity and students’ parents,the state education department has changed the training schedule of primary school teachers.

Software to track students’ records in state govt schools

The performance of the students of Class II-VIII in nearly 34,000 government primary schools will be tracked through a special software.