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Used standard XII books to ignite minds in Marathwada, Vidarbha

Posted on April 24th, 2017 in Education |

Ardhra Nair,April 23, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Pune’s education department has decided to request students of Class XII to donate their used books and study material so that they can be given to the children of farmers in Marathwada and Vidarbha areas.

Students of National Service Scheme with the help of local nongovernmental organisations will help in collecting and distributing books to students from underprivileged background. Read the rest of this entry »

ZP schools draw 42 kids to Standard I

Posted on April 18th, 2017 in Education, Government Schools |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, April 18, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Teachers Play Pivotal Role In Admission

The Pune zilla parishad (ZP) has managed to admit 42,000 students from Anganwadis in the district to Standard I in over 3,700 ZPrun schools.Primary schoolteachers from these schools played a key role in convincing parents to send their children to ZP schools rather than private institutions.

In a bid to drive up school enrolment at the primary level, the ZP has taken up various measures to ensure parents do not look to private schools for their children. Read the rest of this entry »

Sanskriti adjudged cleanest school in Pune

Posted on April 18th, 2017 in Education |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, April 18, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Sanskriti School bagged the first prize in the `clean and beautiful school competition 2016-17′ organised by Kirloskar Foundation recently .

This is the third time that the school won the prestigious award. It not only maintains high standards of cleanliness within and around its campus, but also conducts cleanliness Newspaper in Education campaigns under com munity projects in the villages around the institution. Read the rest of this entry »

High drama at Pune Bishop’s School: Management relents, grants extension to principal Freese

Posted on April 13th, 2017 in Education, Management |

Alifiya Khan | April 13, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

The decision to let Freese continue came only after the school witnessed high drama throughout Wednesday.

After protests by parents, students and former students of The Bishop’s School — against the management’s decision to discontinue Frank Freese as the CEO and principal — the board of trustees agreed to extend his tenure until the end of the year. Freese has been the school’s principal and CEO for 18 years. He had announced his retirement during the school assembly on Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

Studying for entrance exams during vacations?

Posted on April 13th, 2017 in Education |

Meeta Ramnani | 13 April 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: Experts suggest that Std V, VIII and National Talent Search (NTS) exams are the only government organised exams that are important and children should not be forced to prepare for any other exams that are conducted by private organisations. Using your child’s summer time preparing for all other exams is not worth it.

“Unless your child enjoys the subject and has a natural inclination towards mathematics or science or languages, only then they should prepare for the other private exams,” said Durgesh Mangeshkar, Director IITP.  Read the rest of this entry »

Parents do not want Bishop’s CEO to retire

Posted on April 12th, 2017 in Education |

Darshana Daga, April 12, 2017

Source: Mirror

Frank Freese is considered to be a helpful figure by those associated with the school; they have announced protest if higher authorities do not cooperate
The parents of the students studying in The Bishop’s School are up in arms against the decision of the school governing body to retire the current chief executive officer (CEO) and principal of the Camp school, Frank Freese. They have been demanding that he be allowed to continue in his position for at least another three years. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents ditch pricey school texts with old trick in the book

Posted on April 3rd, 2017 in Education |

Darshana Daga, April 03, 2017

Source : Mirror

Guardians of wards studying in Chinchwad’s Podar International School boycott buying schoolbooks from designated website by exchanging old ones among themselves
Harrowed parents of Podar International School, Chinchwad,-being forced to buy stationery items, books and uniforms from school premises or its designated vendors at exaggerated rates -have finally found a novel way to skirt such impositions.They have decided to exchange old textbooks among themselves, instead of buying them from the school. Read the rest of this entry »

26 classroom methods of better teaching grab government’s eye

Posted on March 29th, 2017 in Education, Teachers |

Darshana Daga, March 28, 2017

Source : Mirror

Interactive writing, musical maths, reading hours and others will be implemented across the state
Innovation grabs attention. It held true in teachers of primary and secondary schools in the state, when they submitted their “innovative classroom techniques“ as an action plan to the government.The Maharashtra State Council of Education Research and Training (MSCERT), Pune was quick to catalogue 26 plans from the lot so that they can be replicated in different schools across the state. Read the rest of this entry »

Education baron dodges school fees for own kids

Posted on March 17th, 2017 in Education, Fees |

Yogesh Sadhwani, March 17,2017

Source: Mirror

Constant rebuke at school plunges teenage daughter into depression and she even gets suicidal; man asked to pay `1 crore compensation for ignoring his children
It couldn’t get more ironic. Here is an educa tion baron -shuttling between his sprawl ing campuses in Pune, Mumbai and Sawantwadi, with a swanky bungalow in Hadapsar and a flat in Mumbai’s suburbs Read the rest of this entry »

Rainwater harvesting in 12 municipal schools

Posted on March 17th, 2017 in Education |

Siddharth Gaikwad, March 17,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pimpri Chinchwad : A dozen municipal schools in Pimpri Chinchwad will have rainwater harvesting soon under a pilot project sanctioned by the civic body.

The Environment Conservation Association (ECA), with permission from the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, will implement the project using a pri vate company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) fund. Read the rest of this entry »