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26 classroom methods of better teaching grab government’s eye

Posted on March 29th, 2017 in Education, Teachers |

Darshana Daga, March 28, 2017

Source : Mirror

Interactive writing, musical maths, reading hours and others will be implemented across the state
Innovation grabs attention. It held true in teachers of primary and secondary schools in the state, when they submitted their “innovative classroom techniques“ as an action plan to the government.The Maharashtra State Council of Education Research and Training (MSCERT), Pune was quick to catalogue 26 plans from the lot so that they can be replicated in different schools across the state. Read the rest of this entry »

Teachers can end paper check boycott tomorrow

Posted on March 27th, 2017 in Teachers, Unaided |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK,  March 26, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Teachers of unaided schools, who are boycotting the evaluation of Class X and XII board examination answersheets, may end their protest on Monday .

Officials of unaided teachers’ unions said they were promised their issues would be resolved soon during a meeting with the education minister and top officials of the education department. They were also told that a meeting of all stakeholders would be held on Monday to decide on whether to end the boycott on evaluation of answersheets. Read the rest of this entry »

Start board paper correction or face action, says deputy Director of Education

Posted on March 25th, 2017 in Examination, Teachers |

Express News Service | March 25, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

As bundles of question papers are being delivered to the office of the Pune division board of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education on a daily basis after unaided schoolteachers have refused to assess the answer sheets of the Std X and XII Board exams, the deputy director of education, Pune has stepped in and letters have been sent to all principals reminding them of the condition of their service. Read the rest of this entry »

Edu dept cautions teachers on strike

Posted on March 24th, 2017 in Education Department, Teachers |

Darshana Daga, March 24, 2017

Source: Mirror

Non-grant educators refuse to check papers, authorities warn of consequences for not fulfilling responsibilities
While non-grant teachers of junior colleges go on a strike and refused to ex amine the higher sec ondary certificate (HSC) papers, education department’s Pune division has threatened agitating educators with dire consequences. The authorities issued a letter on Thursday, asking principals of the colleges to remind the protesters about their duties and the costs for not fulfilling them. Read the rest of this entry »

Teachers end stir after Tawade’s assurance

Posted on March 16th, 2017 in Teachers |

Chaitanya Deshpande, March 16,2017

Source: The Times of India

Nashik : The HSC examination results might not get affected this year as education minister Vinod Tawade on Wednesday assured the teachers that their longpending demands would be fulfilled, thereby bringing the `slow work’ protest to an end.

The junior college teachers had adopted a unique `slow work’ protest this year to press for their demands. Read the rest of this entry »

Teachers threaten to boycott HSC assessment

Posted on March 10th, 2017 in Teachers |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, March 10,2017

Source: The Times of India

Kolhapur : The Maharashtra Federation of Junior College Teachers’ Organisation (MFJCTO) has threatened to boycott Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) exam assessment from March 17 if the state government did not intervene and fulfil their demands at the earliest.

Anil Deshmukh, state president of MFJCTO, said education minister Vinod Tawde was supposed to conduct a joint meeting with the teachers’ body officials and the finance minister to resolve the issue in the first week of March. However, no such meeting has been conducted or called so far. Read the rest of this entry »

Over 1,800 school teachers haven’t cleared their SSC

Posted on February 20th, 2017 in Teachers |

Meeta Ramnani |21 February 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: In the Unified District Information System for Education (U-Dise) data for the academic year 2015-16, over 82,000 teachers were found to be only SSC (Std X) pass, while the educational qualification of 1,800 teachers had not even passed SSC.

With almost 1 lakh schools in the State, there are over 13 lakh teachers teaching 1.60 crore students in primary and secondary schools. These include teachers from government schools (rural and urban), private schools, madrasas and other unrecognised schools. Read the rest of this entry »

Poor performance by kids now black mark for Class I teachers

Posted on February 4th, 2017 in Teachers |

Darshana Daga,  Feb 4, 2017

Source : Mirror

Pilot project for PMC-run schools will directly affect teachers’ service books if students do not have a comprehensive grasp of reading, writing and maths
The responsibility to ensure primary school students are absorbing the basics of alphabets and numbers has landed squarely on the shoulders of teachers of Class I.In a pilot project aimed at making teachers more accountable, Read the rest of this entry »

A tech buddy to guide teachers through lessons

Posted on February 4th, 2017 in Teachers |

Priyanka Das, Feb 4, 2017

Source : Mirror

MITRA, a new MSCERT app to be launched in March, promises one-stop solution to doubts in all subjects

A friend in need is a friend indeed.Teachers across the state will soon have a tech buddy to bank on when in doubt about their subject matter.MITRA (Maharashtra In-Service Teacher Resource Application), a bilingual mobile application, Read the rest of this entry »

Teachers skipped dowry topic in class

Posted on February 4th, 2017 in Teachers |

SwatiShindeGole, Feb 4, 20174

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Disabled Students Find References of `Ugly’ And `Handicapped’ Insulting

Teachers of sociology in junior colleges in the city have refrained from teaching the topic on dowry in Class XII as they felt discomfited by the reference to “ugly and handicapped brides“ in the sociology textbooks. Read the rest of this entry »