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State’s decision to shut down schools faces more opposition

Posted on December 14th, 2017 in Management, Teachers |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, December 14,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune: The state government’s decision to shut down 1,314 schools across Maharashtra for their low enrolment numbers is being vehemently opposed.

After teachers and school management members protested the decision, political parties and unions have now joined in, demanding a withdrawal of the decision.

The Maharashtra Navnirman Vidyarthi Sanghatna has said that it is unacceptable that 76 schools in Pune have been added to the shortlist. Read the rest of this entry »

Pune Schools to form special committees on menstrual hygiene management

Posted on November 1st, 2017 in Government Schools, Management |

ANJALI MARAR, November 01,2017

Source : The Indian Express

The task force will be responsible for planning awareness campaigns on topics such as the biology behind menstrual cycles, its importance, hygiene habits, dietary and physical aspects.

ALL GOVERNMENT-RUN schools and junior colleges have been instructed to form committees dedicated to ‘Menstrual Hygiene Management’, to help adolescent girls understand the menstrual cycle and the hygienic habits to be practiced in schools or colleges. The government aims to improve girls’ school attendance during their menstrual cycle. Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE orders psychometric test on staff at all schools

Posted on September 14th, 2017 in CBSE, Management, Teachers |

Sumaiya Yousuf, September 14, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Bhopal : Breaking its silence five days after the murder of a child at Ryan International School in Gurugram, the CBSE on Wednesday announced that the onus of safety of students on campus lies solely with school authorities.

The CBSE said this in response to a Supreme Court query in the aftermath of the Gurugram school murder. On Wednesday , the board sent a circular on `safety of children’ to its affiliated schools, Read the rest of this entry »

Safety guidelines issued to Pune schools by IESA

Posted on September 12th, 2017 in Infrastructure, Management |

ST Correspondent, September 12, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: In light of the horrid murder of 7-year-old Pradyumna Thakur at Ryan International School, Gurgaon, Independent English Schools Association (IESA) has issued guidelines to the schools in Pune, to prevent any such incident from
happening here.

“We strongly condemn the murder of the little boy, that happened due to the negligence on part of the school,” Jagruti Dharmadhikari, President, IESA said. Read the rest of this entry »

Amanora School holds results over fee tussle

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 in Fees, Management |

Meeta Ramnani , Aug 22, 2017

Source: Mirror

ECPTA members also cite `discrimination’; school refuses to comment on the issuePARENTS OF STUDENTS RESORT TO LEGAL NOTICE AS… -

In the great battleground of school fee hikes, which has often pitched many a management against the parents of the children they educate, a new war tactic seems to be brewing.Now, parents of the students attending Amanora School, which is managed by the Pearson learning company, have been prodded into sending a legal notice to the school, citing `corporal punishment’ -their reasoning is that the school Read the rest of this entry »

In relief to parents, HC rules that INS to approach DFRC over changes in fee

Posted on August 18th, 2017 in Fees, High Court, Management |

Meeta Ramnani, Aug 18, 2017

Source: Mirror

School has to approach DFRC in 4 weeks, latter to take decision within same deadline
Bringing a measure of relief to agitating parents, whose children study at the Indira National School (INS) in Tathawade, the Bombay High Court (HC) earlier this month disposed of a petition by the school’s management regarding much-debated fee changes, asking the school to instead approach the Divisional Fee Regulatory Committee (DFRC) within a fixed deadline. Read the rest of this entry »

School van drivers held in Hutchings ‘duping’ case, main suspect at large

Posted on July 31st, 2017 in Management |


Source : The Indian Express

Promising admission to their wards in Hutchings school, man had ‘duped’ 16 parents of over Rs 35L

Pune Police have arrested two persons in connection with a fraud case in which at least 16 parents have been allegedly duped of over Rs 35 lakh in the name of their wards’ admission to Hutchings High School. The two arrested have been identified as Shripati Koditkar (49), a resident of Ambegaon Pathar, and Vishal Navale (35), a resident of Vadgaon Dhayari. Police suspected the duo, who are drivers of private school vans, 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 »

PMC derecognizes 29 schools

Posted on June 8th, 2017 in Management, Recognition |

Prajakta Joshi, June 08, 2017

Source : Sakal Times

says students will get admission to other PMC schools

Pune: The  Pune Municipla Corporation (PMC) officials will assist anxious parents of students who had taken admission in 29 schools derecognized by the civic body to get admission at other PMC schools. This help will be provided in case the students of these 29 schools are unable to get admission in any other schools. Read the rest of this entry »

41 schools derecognised, parents warned against enrolling wards

Posted on June 2nd, 2017 in Management, Recognition |

Alifiya Khan | June 2, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

According to a statement issued by the education officer (primary), ZP, block education officers of 13 rural talukas have submitted their reports on schools operating in their jurisdiction without requisite permissions.

A total of 41 schools have been declared as “derecognised” by the Zilla Parishad’s school education department and parents have been warned against taking admissions for their wards in these schools. Read the rest of this entry »