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ACADEMIC YEAR ABOUT TO END – Uniform eludes 1 lakh PMC school students

Posted on March 20th, 2017 in Government Schools |

Ardhra Nair, March 19,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Civic Board Blames Contractors

Students in several Pune Municipal Corporation-run schools have been attending classes in civil clothes as they never got their uniforms, even though the year-end is here.All children studying in civic schools from standards I to VIII get their uniforms from Pune Municipal Corporation’s school board for free. Read the rest of this entry »

Textbooks to feature teachers’ one-act plays

Posted on January 27th, 2017 in Government Schools, Teachers |

SwatiShindeGole, Jan 26, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : With the curricula for standards VII and IX of the state board set for a makeover, teachers would get a chance to show their creative talent.

Balbharati textbooks would now include one-act plays written by teachers from government schools to create a liking for this art form among students. The plays would be accepted in Marathi, Hindi and English. Read the rest of this entry »

Government school kids get a guide on healthy living

Posted on December 30th, 2016 in Government Schools |

Neetu Chandra Sharma, 30 December 2016

Source : DNA

The Union Health Ministry has launched a booklet that warns students against alcohol addiction, junk food, crash diets, and talks about menstrual hygiene

New Delhi: To inculcate healthy habits among school-going children, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched a booklet, titled ‘Healthy Children, Healthy India’. Two lakh copies in Hindi and in English — have already been distributed among students of Class 8 to 10 in government-run schools in the country. Read the rest of this entry »

PCMC shells out insurance cover for its school students

Posted on November 30th, 2016 in Government Schools |

Darshana Daga, Nov 30, 2016

Source: Mirror

Over 40,000 pupils will be able to avail the scheme; parents will get Rs 1lakh in case the child dies in a mishap on campus
From the next academic year onwards, the Pimpri-Chinch wad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) will take students from its school under insurance cover. Students from primary and secondary school will be insured till the time they complete their education. Read the rest of this entry »

In a first, govt schools shut in Delhi today

Posted on November 5th, 2016 in Government Schools |


Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : In a first, all municipal corporation-run schools will be shut on Saturday due to smog. The 1,747 schools teaching around 8.75 lakh students will be the only public institutions to be closed due to pollution this season.

Schools across the city are changing the way they function to protect children from the noxious smog. Read the rest of this entry »

Govt’s selfie order riles teachers

Posted on November 5th, 2016 in Government Schools, Teachers |

SwatiShindeGole, Nov 05, 2016

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Most Feel Weighed Down By Attendance Method For Out-Of-School Pupils

Teachers in government schools started a sayno-to-selfie movement after the state sent out a circular mandating a photographic attendance on the first two Mondays of a month with out-of-school students who have started attending classes regularly and link it to SARAL, the online system, from January . Read the rest of this entry »

Enough teachers in govt aided schools: AAP govt to HC

Posted on November 3rd, 2016 in Aided, Government Schools, Teachers |

PTI | Nov 2, 2016

Source: The Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party government on Wednesday told Delhi high court that there was more than adequate number of teachers in schools aided by it.

The Delhi government told a bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Ashutosh Kumar that the prescribed student-teacher ratio was 35:1, but in schools aided by it the ratio was 33.9:1, which was much better. Read the rest of this entry »

Maha to upgrade 100 schools at par with top global standards

Posted on November 3rd, 2016 in G.R, Government Schools |

Sakal Times |03 November 2016

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The State government has taken the initial step to match the quality of its schools with international standards. The recently released Government Resolution (GR) mentions that 100 schools will be selected across the State under the programme.

The education system of countries like Singapore, South Korea, China, Japan and Hong Kong will be studied and an action plan will be prepared for selected schools. Read the rest of this entry »

Mother School scheme to nurture govt-run institutes

Posted on November 2nd, 2016 in Government Schools |

Yashpal Sonkamble,  Oct 30, 2016,

Source: Mirror

State initiative aims to bring down dropout rates, will involve private school staff offering counselling to students, teachers of municipal establishments
Given the number of dropouts in government schools, especially in Class VIII, the state education department has decided to implement the Mother School concept across Maharashtra after the Diwali holidays. Under the scheme, students of 22,793 government-run schools, along with their parents, Read the rest of this entry »

TO MEET GLOBAL STANDARDS – State set to upgrade 100 ZP, civic schools

Posted on October 17th, 2016 in G.R, Government Schools |

Piyush Bhusari, Oct 17, 2016,

Source: The Times of India

Kolhapur : Over 100 schools in the state run by the zilla parishads (ZPs) and municipal corporations will soon be upgraded to conform with international standards.

In a state government resolution (GR) issued on Friday , principal secretary Nand Kumar said these schools will have to gear up to help their students prepare for a few international standard tests. Read the rest of this entry »