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Enrolment in Delhi schools poor: Report

Posted on December 15th, 2017 in Education |

HTC, December 15,2017

Source : Hindustan Times

NEW DELHI: Neither municipality nor Delhi government-run schools have been fairing well in the national capital, according to the annual report published by Praja Foundation about the state of public education here.

Enrolments have reduced and ‘quality’ of education has deteriorated, despite increased spending on education, and councillors and MLAs do not deliberate on issues of education, according to the foundation. Read the rest of this entry »

Staff at university libraries not ICT literate, says report

Posted on December 12th, 2017 in Education, Teachers |

Alisha.Inamdar, December 12,2017

Source :Mirror

Research conducted across state says training needs to be provided for professionals to share electronic info that users need

A research study finds that the professionals working at the Savitribai Phule Pune University’s (SPPU) Jaykar Library are not information communication technology (ICT) literate. The survey, carried out in 17 state universities and on 147 library professionals, was conducted by Dr S Y Bansode, head of department of library and information science at the varsity, Read the rest of this entry »

13 schools of Ryan group receive excellence awards

Posted on December 12th, 2017 in Education |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, December 12,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune: Thirteen schools of the Ryan group of institutions from Maharashtra and Gujarat received the Brainfeed School Excellence Award 2017 from the western region at the 5th National Conference on Teaching, Learning and Leadership held in Pune recently. Read the rest of this entry »

Today’s students should read more, feel principals

Posted on December 11th, 2017 in Education |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, December 10,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune: School principals in the city, concerned about their students’ addiction to social media, feel that programmes like the ‘Times Spark’ event can inculcate the habit of reading among the children.

Principals said reading has become rare among students and Times Spark has encouragedstudentsto keep mobile phones away and dive into books and newspapers. Read the rest of this entry »

Schools’ closure draws protest

Posted on December 5th, 2017 in Education |

Ananya Barua, December 05,2017

Source : Hindustan Times

Politicos question govt decision; Javadekar says its outside ministry’s purview

The students for whom education is the only way of survival are going to be at a loss here. Plus, this move is in fact a masked attempt to promote privatisation of schools.
DATTA DHAGE , president, Chhatra Bharati

PUNE: Union human resources development (HRD) minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday denied to comment on state education minister Vinod Tawde’s announcement on December 2 to close down over 1,300 zilla parishad schools across the state owing to the reduced number of students. Read the rest of this entry »

Trinity bags international school of the year award

Posted on December 5th, 2017 in Education |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, December 05,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune: The British Council’s International School Award for the years 2017-2020 was conferred on the Trinity International School .

Trinity was among the 56 schools from the west zone given the award. Students from Standard I to IX took up the leadership challenge and presented projects with international dimensions. Through activities such as rainwater harvesting, English poems on war and universal sign languages, the students analysed global problems and found creative ways of addressing issues. Read the rest of this entry »

Hazards of cyberspace: Students get the tour

Posted on November 30th, 2017 in Education, IQ |

Ananya Barua, November 29,2017

Source:Hindustan Times

PUNE: The speakers, students and staff of Rosary School, Camp would have been surprised when a 17-year-old student Safaa Shaikh made a thought-provoking statement, albeit in a personal conversation with the reporter — ‘Although it is ideal to share passwords to Internet and social media accounts with parents and keep them in the loop, but for that they also need to have an open mind to accept without judgement. Sharing becomes impossible if a sense of restrictions to all things unknown, even if they are right, comes into the picture from the parents’. Read the rest of this entry »

Visionary spin on `earn and learn’ at Modern College

Posted on October 28th, 2017 in Education |

Alisha Inamdar, October 28, 2017

Source : Mirror

Instead of menial tasks, students under scheme are compiling audio books for visually challenged scholars, while the latter are helping out at the front desk
Putting a unique spin on the implementation of the var sity’s `earn and learn’ scheme, the Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce has deployed members of this initiative in projects that will make a difference to fellow students who battle physical handicaps. Read the rest of this entry »

`Schoolchildren becoming slaves of coaching centres’

Posted on October 18th, 2017 in Education |

Manash Gohain, October 18 , 2017

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar Criticises Private Classes

Private coaching centres earned sharp criticism from the minister for human resource development on Monday . The HRD minister, Prakash Javadekar, while claiming that these centres treat students as “slaves“ under the pretext of training them for admission to premier institutions, also said that the decline in teaching standards in schools and colleges is also due to increasing reliance on coaching centres. Read the rest of this entry »

Colonisation of moon: City students delve into future

Posted on October 14th, 2017 in Education |

Aprajita Vidyarthi, October 14 , 2017

Source: Mirror

Vidya Valley School prepares proposal on human settlement in the outer space; bags third prize
Thinking ahead of time, a bunch of stu dents of the Vidya Valley School pre pared a proposal on how human set tlement in the outer space can turn out to be. The task was given to the students in a competition named Asian Regional Space Settlement Design Competition. This is the first time that such a competition was conducted in India.The project was named Aasthal. Their proposal claims that a settlement with a population of 6,000 full-time residents and 600 night-time visitors stopping by in L1 can live in the orbit of the moon. Read the rest of this entry »