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Transport body to form new safety guidelines for schools

Posted on February 6th, 2017 in Schools, Transportation |

Nisha Nambiar, Feb 05, 20174

Source: The Times of India

Pune : CP Insists All Buses Must Have CCTV Cameras

The sexual assault on a four-year-old girl by a school bus driver has been a wake-up call for the administration, which has decided to draw comprehensive school safety guidelines afresh.CCTV cameras, female attendants and special classes in schools regarding good touch and bad touch are already a part of the mandatory guidelines that are to be followed by all schools. Read the rest of this entry »

2 top city schools demand AIDS-free certificates from foreign students

Posted on January 31st, 2017 in Education, Schools |

Priyanka Das, Jan 31, 2017

Source: Mirror

Unmindful of a law abolished 15 years ago, the institutes continue to seek the documents from overseas applicants
Despite the Centre doing away with the once-mandatory HIV test of foreign nationals, includ ing students, in 2002, two city schools -Indus International School and College and Ajeenkya D Y Patil International School -have been found to still hold on to the archaic mandate, as part of their admission process. Read the rest of this entry »

Schools should start self defence course, says Vikram Marathe

Posted on January 31st, 2017 in Schools |

NILESH YELGUNDE | January 31, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

In the wake of brutal murder of Infosys employee, Rasila Raju O P, by a security guard when she was working alone on Sunday, the importance of self defence techniques being taught has yet again come into focus.

TWO MONTHS ago, Vaishnavi More was on her way to college in the city. A person was stalking her for more than a week. Read the rest of this entry »

DSK bags international school award

Posted on January 25th, 2017 in Education, Schools |


Source: The Times of India

DSK School was recently presented the International School Award (ISA) by the British Council in Mumbai recently. Vice-President Uma Panse and principal Sundari Jaishankar received the award on behalf of the school.The hard work and effort that the school’s students, right from kindergarten to std IX, poured into seven different projects, bore fruit in the form of the award. Read the rest of this entry »

MoA for Sainik School Satara inked

Posted on January 16th, 2017 in Schools |

PTI, January 16, 2017,

Source : DNA

Mumbai: The Central and the Maharashtra government have signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) for financial assistance to Sainik School in Satara district.

The school in western Maharashtra, set up in 1961, is the first in the series of around 25 Sainik schools currently running in the country with the objective of preparing boys for entry to the armed forces as officers. Read the rest of this entry »

Special schools in Pune city go digital

Posted on January 16th, 2017 in Schools |

Sakal Times |16  January 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: In a bid to go digital in every aspect, Rotary Club of Pune Katraj Charitable Trust has completed the work of digitising all government-approved special schools in the city.

According to a press release, the organisation has digitised 24 such schools, taking Pune to the top of such a drive in the country. Under their initiative of ‘Saksham’, the Rotary Club has provided these schools with E-Learning educational material, Read the rest of this entry »

Primary schools fall behind CM’s quality target

Posted on January 10th, 2017 in Education, Schools |

SwatiShindeGole, Jan 10, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : A review meeting conducted by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis in the first week of December revealed that in the first phase of improving quality of all 33,000 primary schools in the state, only 15,000 have been able to meet the target.

The state education department failed to meet the key result areas (KRA) set by the chief minister in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

State govt forms panels to look into ashram schools

Posted on January 3rd, 2017 in G.R, Schools |

Meeta Ramnani | Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The State government has formed regional committees to ensure that all facilities are provided to students in ashram schools, to curb the possible reasons for deaths of students due to lack of effective measures. This was released in a Government Resolution (GR) by the Department of Tribal Development.

Ashram schools are residential schools which impart education up to the secondary level, to children belonging to Scheduled Tribes (STs). Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE schools to go cashless from January

Posted on December 15th, 2016 in CBSE, Schools |

ST Correspondent,14 December 2016

Source: Sakal Times

NEW DELHI : Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Push for a digital economy, the CBSE has asked all its affiliated schools to start collecting fee through online or a cashless mode from the next quarter commencing from January next year.

In a letter to the schools, CBSE secretary Joseph Emmanuel said that the benefits of cashless transactions are enormous and the CBSE has brought e-payment facilities for collection of examination fee, affiliation and various activities including payments to its examination functionaries. Read the rest of this entry »

Go cashless Jan, CBSE tells schools

Posted on December 13th, 2016 in CBSE, Schools |

Abhishek Choudhari, Dec 13, 2016

Source: The Times of India

Nagpur : Starting January 1, all CBSE-affiliated schools will have to start collecting fees in cashless mode, according to a directive from the central board. A letter from board secretary Joseph Emmanuel to principals made it clear there isn’t going to be any wriggle room for schools.

Emmanuel wrote, “With a view to reduce cash transactions at school, all CBSE affiliated schools shall introduce fee collection from students only online or through noncash mode from the next quarter, Read the rest of this entry »