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No internal marks in language and social science for classes IX and X

Posted on July 18th, 2017 in Education, Results |

Meeta Ramnani, Jul 18, 2017

Source : Mirror

While some experts are worried that students will not be able to cope, others hail the move

Students studying in Class IX will no longer have internal 20-mark tests for languages and social sciences, but in stead have a full written paper for 100 marks. The same will carry on to Class X for the academic year 2018-19. Read the rest of this entry »

Rosary School students to serve at the investiture ceremony

Posted on July 18th, 2017 in Education |

Sakal Times, 18 July 2017

Source : Sakal Times

Pune: The Aranha’s Rosary School, Viman Nagar, held the investiture ceremony on July 14 in which 26 student leaders took the oath to dedicate themselves to serv­ing the school in the session 2017-18.

The opening ceremony of the Investiture began by welcoming the Chief Guest Rev Fr Santosh Salve with an RSP parade, followed by the lighting of the torch and the salute. Read the rest of this entry »

THIS PMC SCHOOL IN HADAPSAR MAKES KIDS SWEEP FLOORS

Posted on July 17th, 2017 in Education |

Prachee Kulkarni, Jul 17, 2017

Source : Mirror

Terribly short-staffed, Ramchandra Bankar School has only 15 teachers for its 1,500 plus students, who are often made to sit on the floor for the want of benches; parents plan protest outside school today
Ramchandra Bankar School in the Gondhalenagar area of Hadapsar is perhaps the worst school run by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC). It is an English-medium school with 1,500 plus students, but only 15 teachers between them. Read the rest of this entry »

State to start open schooling board from next academic yr

Posted on July 15th, 2017 in Education |

Ardhra Nair, Jul 15 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Emphasis On Vocational Courses

There’s good news for students who are not in a position to attend regular school for some reason, but want to pursue their studies further, as the state government has decided to start open schooling board from 2018.The Maharashtra State Open Schooling Board for standards V , VIII, X and XII will function on the lines of the National Institute of Open Schooling. Read the rest of this entry »

New highlights of school education in Pune: Going beyond rote learning, including those left behind & using technology

Posted on July 14th, 2017 in Education |

Alifiya Khan |July 14, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

From 2,626 schools affiliated to the state board of education in 2004, to 3,405 schools in 2017, the number has seen a sharp rise.

If the number of schools is any indication, then the education sector in the city has seen nearly 100 per cent growth in the last two decades. From 2,626 schools affiliated to the state board of education in 2004, to 3,405 schools in 2017, the number has seen a sharp rise. Add to that, over 95 CBSE schools and 36 ICSE and ISC schools today Read the rest of this entry »

‘Unqualified teachers are propelling maths phobia’

Posted on July 13th, 2017 in Education, Teachers |

Pranita Roy, 13 July 2017

Source : Sakal Times

Pune: Mathematics phobia is embedded in a person from childhood and remains till death. Like any other phobia, it needs to be addressed urgently among children by educators, say education experts from Pune. Experts have also blamed it on school teachers for not making the subject interesting and likeable.

Wrong teaching methods
Experts claimed that teachers in schools are not qualified to teach mathematics. Read the rest of this entry »

Applications double for 1.33L ITI seats this year

Posted on July 10th, 2017 in Education |

SwatiShindeGole, Jul 10 2017

Source: The Times of India

Around 3.10 lakh students have applied for the 1.33 lakh seats in the Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) in the state till July 8.The Centralised Admission Process (CAP) for ITIs across the state began on June 19. The official website, http: admission.dvet.gov.in, was made active the same day .

“There will be five rounds of the admission process, which will end on August 31,“ the directorate of vocational education and training (DVET) has announced. Read the rest of this entry »

Education will not become expensive under GST, says Centre

Posted on July 8th, 2017 in Education |

Indo Asian News Service, 08 July 2017

Source : Sakal Times

Such reports that education will become expensive under Goods and Services Tax are completely unsubstantiated, the finance ministry said.

Dismissing conjectures that education will become expensive under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the central government on Friday said services provided by an educational institution to students, faculty and staff were exempt under GST.

“Such reports that education will become expensive under GST are completely unsubstantiated. Read the rest of this entry »

HC orders preschool policy

Posted on July 7th, 2017 in Education, High Court, Management |

Meeta Ramnani, Jul 07 2017

Source: Mirror

State move will regulate fee structure as well as specify guidelines
The Bombay High Court (HC) has asked the state govern ment to bring about a policy for pre-primary education by the end of the year, in or der to bring within its purview the mushrooming preschools catering to children between age three and six across Maharashtra, as well as regulate the fee structure for the ones that charge exorbitant sums. Read the rest of this entry »

Students wait for DBT scheme to kick off

Posted on July 7th, 2017 in Education |

Prasad Kulkarni,  Jul 07 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Months after the distribution of direct benefit transfer (DBT) cards to over 40,000 students, the account numbers and the cards have not been linked.

Civic officials said the scheme was started to curb malpractices in providing education material to the civic school students. The civic body has tied-up with a nationalised bank to implement the scheme. Read the rest of this entry »