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One hour more for Art, PE classes in all state schools

Posted on July 20th, 2017 in Education Department, Schools |

Puja Pednekar, Jul 20, 2017

Source : Hindustan Times

MUMBAI: The state’s school education department may increase the duration of art and physical education classes in Maharashtra schools by one hour to give students more time to develop creative and athletic skills. Read the rest of this entry »

Students left in the lurch, as ZP, PMC shut schools

Posted on June 7th, 2017 in Government Schools, Schools |

Meeta Ramnani, Jun 07, 2017

Source: The Times of India

70 educational institutes sans licences have ceased to operate; govt officials shirk onus to accommodate children, fail to establish exact data of pupils
Following the derecogni tion of 70 schools by the Zilla Parishad (ZP) and Pune Municipal Corpora tion (PMC), over 12,000 children are now bereft of an educational institution. Now, government officials claim that there are enough vacancies in PMC and government schools, but they have no idea of the actual number of students they have to accommodate. They have also shrugged off the responsibility of reallocating the children. Read the rest of this entry »

PCMC hands over 24 schools to pvt instts

Posted on June 1st, 2017 in Private, Schools |

Archana Dahiwal, Jun 01 2017

Source: Mirror

The civic administration attempts to improve the declining standard of education of their institutes; the proposal is still at its primary stage
Pimpri-Chinchwad Mu nicipal Corporation (PCMC) is planning to hand over 24 of its schools to private educa tional institutions to improve their quality of education. The civic body came up with this proposal as a solution to curb dropout rates. Read the rest of this entry »

All schools must put up plaint boxes, says edu dept

Posted on May 6th, 2017 in Education Department, Schools |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, May 06, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

Pune : All schools, irrespective of the board or the medium, will have to put up complaint boxes.These boxes should be kept at a prominent place and must be opened every weekend by the principal in the presence of a police representative or members of Parent-Teacher Association.

Agovernment resolution telling all schools to place the complaint boxes in a safe and visible place has been issued to all school managements. Read the rest of this entry »

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 |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, Jan 25, 2017

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 »