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State tells schools to apply for international curriculum

Posted on December 1st, 2017 in Curriculam, Schools |

TNN, December 01, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai: The state has called for applications from 100 regional language schools which would want to be part of its pilot to provide an international curriculum. Ten of these schools will be groomed to be master trainers and handhold others into the process from June 2019.

A government resolution (GR) on Thursday said the state, throughout next month, will select the schools on the basis of various criteria. Simultaneously, the state will shortlist teachers for the first 10 schools. Mumbai and Pune Read the rest of this entry »

Schools limp as reforms fail to hit bullseye

Posted on October 18th, 2017 in Schools |

Urvashi Dev Rawal and Salik Ahmed, October 18 , 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

Measures initiated by the Rajasthan government to overhaul the education system are plagued with lack of teachers and a high drop­out rate

THE STATE ANNOUNCED THAT IT WOULD DEVELOP ONE SCHOOL IN EACH OF THE 9,895 GRAM PANCHAYATS ACROSS THE STATE AS AN ADARSH SCHOOL. HOWEVER, REGARDLESS OF THEIR FLATTERING TITLE, MANY OF THESE ARE ANYTHING BUT MODEL INSTITUTIONS Read the rest of this entry »

Skill council wants to audit schools

Posted on September 21st, 2017 in CBSE, Child Protection, Schools |

Neelam Pandey, September 21, 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

THE COUNCIL OFFERED TO SUGGEST WAYS TO STRENGTHEN SECURITY AND VIGIL IN SCHOOLS, AND SAID THAT IT CAN HELP TO CONDUCT PSYCHOMETRIC TESTS

From page 01 NEWDELHI: Amid growing concern over the safety of schoolchildren following the murder of an eightyear-old in Ryan School, Gurgaon, the Security Sector Skill Development Council (SSSDC) has told the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) that it can carry out safety audits of all schools through its specially trained auditors. Read the rest of this entry »

In meeting with 700 schools, cops outline must-take safety measures

Posted on September 20th, 2017 in Child Protection, Schools |

EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE, September 20, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

SAFETY AUDIT of school premises conducted by police officials presence of police personnel outside school gates, representation of police officials in school bus transport committees functional CCTVs in schools and woman attendants deputed in washrooms and buses. These were some of the measures discussed at a meeting between Pune Police officials, and principals and headmasters of several schools and junior colleges, held at the Nehru Memorial Hall on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Pvt schools get cracking to ameliorate safety set-up

Posted on September 12th, 2017 in Child Protection, Private, Schools |

Meeta Ramnani, September 12, 2017

Source: Mirror
Independent English Schools’ Association makes 7-point agenda mandatory, including CCTV cover, amid rising parental concern
Following the horrific murder of a seven-year-old boy inside the Ryan International School in Gurugram, panic has swept through parents of city students, too, with rising worries about the safety of their children in schools. To tackle this fear and better invigilate the safety systems in place, the Independent English Schools’ Association (IESA) – Read the rest of this entry »

2 SCHOOLS FROM PUNE DISTRICT WIN ‘CLEAN SCHOOL’ AWARD

Posted on September 7th, 2017 in Schools |

Ananya Barua, September 07, 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

PUNE: Union minister for human resource development Prakash Javadekar honoured 15 schools of the state with the national level ‘Clean School’ award for being directly involved in the implementation of various standards of cleanliness on their premises. Schools from two talukas of Pune district, Shirur taluka and Haveli taluka, were also conferred with the award. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »