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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 »

Creativity unleashed at Times NIE contest

Posted on March 14th, 2017 in Education |


Source: The Times of India

Pune : Anushka De, standard IX student of Pawar Public School, bagged the first prize in the senior category of the Times NIE Colour Splash contest 2016-17 that was organized by the Times NIE in association with the Pugmarks Eco Tours recently.

The second prize in the senior category was bagged by Shivai Jawalkar of Std VIII from Rosary School, Warje, while Mihir Deshpande of Std VIII from The Bishop’s School, Camp, clinched the third spot. Read the rest of this entry »

AICTE withdraws approval for engg courses at SITS

Posted on March 10th, 2017 in Education |

Darshana Daga,  March 10,2017

Source: Mirror

FRESH SALVO FOR SINHGAD TECHNICAL EDUCATION SOCIETYAfter surprise inspection, council reports anomalies in the institute’s functioning, moots bringing down quota to zero

The Sinhgad Technical Education Society (STES) has been having a rough time since last month. First, it was the bank dues and the Bombay High Court (HC) ruling denying any further cred it. Now, the Delhi-based All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has denied approval to run various programmes at the Sinhgad Institute of Technology and Science, (SITS) Narhe technical campus. Read the rest of this entry »

Students thrilled by drone technology

Posted on March 9th, 2017 in Education |


Source: Sakal Times

Pune: A workshop was organised for introducing students to technology of drones, at Rosary School in Warje recently.

Vivek Bapat, an Electronics Engineer, conducted this informative workshop. The basic principle behind how the drone flies up and how the direction of flight is controlled was explained. Read the rest of this entry »

Noontime nightmare for kids

Posted on March 8th, 2017 in Education |

Darshana Daga, March 08,2017

Source: Mirror


Parents say they weren’t consulted by the school administration and that the new timings would only exhaust the little ones, with no scope for rest and play; city education activist writes to deputy directorate for lasting solution

City International School, Satara Road, has changed its primary school timings to the afternoon with classes running up to 5.45 pm -much to the chagrin of parents, Read the rest of this entry »

Children denied school education over nationality

Posted on March 7th, 2017 in Education |

Ardhra Nair, March 07,2017

Source: The Times of India

It has been over five months since 63-year-old H Khan’s grandchildren were asked to leave their school. In January , the school also returned the children’s’ admission fee.Khan claims the reason is because their father is a Pakistan national.School authorities have maintained that the children were only given provisional admission and were asked to leave the institution due to non-submission of relevant documents. Read the rest of this entry »

AICTE scraps nod to engg college for flouting norms

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 in Education |

Syed Rizwanullah,  March 02,2017

Source: The Times of India

Aurangabad : The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) on Thursday withdrew with immediate effect its approval to the Mahatma Gandhi Mission’s Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College here for not paying its teaching staff according to the 6th pay commission recommendations.

The college, a prominent institution run by former minister Kamal Kishor Kadam and his brother Baburao, who are close to NCP president Sharad Pawar, has been put in the “withdrawal of approval“ category for 2017-18. Read the rest of this entry »

Awareness prog held at Rosary School

Posted on March 1st, 2017 in Education |

ST Correspondent | March 01, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: An awareness programme on disaster management was conducted in Rosary international School recently. The programme was conducted by the fire brigade officers of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC).

The officers explained to the students the causes of fire and how fire comes in contact with the atmosphere. Further, they introduced the students with the three types of fire extinguishers.  Read the rest of this entry »

Children should take up exams as a challenge, not a threat, say psychologists

Posted on February 28th, 2017 in Education, Examination |

Anuradha Mascarenhas ,February 28, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

Nausea and stomach cramps being the most common, counsellors are urging students not to panic.

AHEAD of HSC and SSC Board exams, doctors and counsellors have reported a rise in number of children with stress and anxiety related disorders.

Nausea and stomach cramps being the most common, counsellors are urging students not to panic. Read the rest of this entry »