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Maharashtra TET 2017 results declared at mahatet.in, pass percentage drops

Posted on October 11th, 2017 in Teachers |

Alifaya khan , October 11, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

MTET 2017: Of the 1,58,250 candidates, 4.27 per cent cleared Paper I, while 2.30 per cent candidates cleared Paper II

ONLY TWO out of 100 aspirants in the state, who want to teach in English-medium schools, meet the minimum qualifying criterion for the job, revealed the result of the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) declared on Tuesday. However, it was no surprise, as the results of the TET conducted by the Maharashtra State Council of Examination (MSCE) have been consistently poor. Read the rest of this entry »

ZP teacher opens library in school for the love of reading

Posted on October 9th, 2017 in Teachers |

Ardhra Nair,  October 09 , 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The sheer resolve to bring change in students he taught at Gundewadi near Jalna district led Santosh Musle to start a library in the zilla parishad school.

From 200 books in June when he started to 1,000 books currently in the school library , Musle has come a long way . His target is 5,000 books for the 150-odd kids studying in the school. Read the rest of this entry »

PMC school teachers on indefinite strike

Posted on September 26th, 2017 in Government Schools, Teachers |

ST CORRESPONDENT, September 26, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

PUNE: Around 93 teachers working at various Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) run schools went on indefinite hunger strike on Monday. They are agitating against not making them ‘permanent’ employees even after serving for eight years. According to teachers, this has happened even after the orders were released four months ago.

The teachers belonging to the primary sections of PMC-run schools with Marathi and Urdu medium of instruction will agitate outside PMC day and night. Read the rest of this entry »

100 classrooms empty as PMC teachers strike

Posted on September 26th, 2017 in Teachers |

Meeta Ramnani,  September 26 , 2017

Source: Mirror

93 teaching staff members have not been given permenant status even after state order
Due to the hunger strike undertaken by 93 teaching staffers from Pune Munici pal Corporation (PMC)-run schools for their right to a permanent status, over 100 classrooms in the city remained without teachers on Monday. Given the situation, the protest is likely to continue over a few days as these teachers are determined to get their rights this time around. Read the rest of this entry »

Teachers to track if KV kids use tablets for school work

Posted on September 23rd, 2017 in Teachers |

Neelam Pandey, September 23, 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

NEWDELHI: Teachers of Kendriya Vidyalayas will now be able to track whether students are actually studying at home.

Around 5,000 Class 8 students of Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country are being provided tablets on a pilot basis. Students will use them especially for science and mathematics.

According to a senior KV official, the tablets are enabled with multi-device management software that can be used by the teachers to find out whether the student used the tablet at all for studying, what material was accessed and for what duration. Read the rest of this entry »

Principals, teachers raise security issues

Posted on September 20th, 2017 in Child Protection, Teachers |

Shalaka Shinde, September 20, 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

If you feel there are certain undesirable elements or the behaviour of some employee is out of the way, you can ask him to get his police verification done again as one of the service conditions.
RAVINDRA KADAM, additional commissioner of police

PUNE: Principals and teachers of over 700 schools and colleges, present at the awareness programme conducted by Pune police commissioner Rashmi Shukla, raised security concerns faced by their schools. Read the rest of this entry »

State delivers ultimatum to unqualified schoolteachers

Posted on September 18th, 2017 in Teachers |

SwatiShindeGole, September 18, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Over 7,000 Must Enrol For Diploma Or Face Axe

Primary teachers who have not completed diploma or certificate course in education science will have to enrol for a diploma in elementary education offered by the state education department as per a new directive.The state education department has invited applications for this course from teachers currently teaching in primary schools. The response has been poor with just three per cent teachers enrolling for the course. 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 »

Pvt schools turn nose up at D El Ed

Posted on September 11th, 2017 in Private, Teachers |

Meeta Ramnani, September 11, 2017

Source: Mirror
Claim this qualification, made mandatory by Centre, is beneath existing certifications of teachers; educationists seek nuance in sweeping diktat
The Central government’s de cision to make a Diploma in Elementary Education (D El Ed) compulsory for all primary school teachers was taken to tackle the issue of under-qualified teachers in schools across the board -especially government-run ones. However, the resolution has turned on its head in Pune, with private schools coming forward to say the rule doesn’t make sense, as most of their teachers have much more advanced qualifications, but are still rendered technically `untrained’ without this diploma.On Friday, Read the rest of this entry »

Edu dept marks Bharni Shraadh

Posted on September 11th, 2017 in Education Department, Teachers, Training |

Prachee Kulkarni, September 11, 2017
Source: Mirror
Cancels teachers’ training programme citing inauspicious occasion, claims participants requested rescheduling
In a step that may indicate the decay in our learning ecosystems, the state education department has fallen back on a surprising excuse for cancelling a workshop under its teachers’ training programme. Read the rest of this entry »