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RTE’s interference instigates schools to celebrate Black Day

Posted on October 9th, 2017 in EWS, RTE |

Meeta Ramnani,  October 09 , 2017

Source: Mirror

With 25 per cent students’ education going for free and schools shutting, 2,800 institutions from state to voice out rising concerns
Teaching, non-teaching staff, principals and owners of over 700 city schools will sport black dresses and tie a black ribbon on their arms to observe a `Black Day’ on October 12 to create awareness regarding contribution of private unaided schools to education and their current circumstances induced by the RTE Act. Read the rest of this entry »

Ryan effect? CBSE directs schools to tie up with hosps

Posted on October 9th, 2017 in CBSE |

Piyush Sharma,October 09 , 2017

Source: The Times of India

In the aftermath of the murder of a Class II student at Ryan International School in Gurgaon on September 8, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued an advisory to affiliate schools to have a tie-up with nearby hospitals to ensure timely treatment of students in case of any health emergency without delay in admission to emergency or trauma facilities. 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 »

CBSE deaffiliates Borivli school

Posted on September 29th, 2017 in Affiliation, CBSE |

Vinamrata Borwankar,  September 29, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai : The Central Board of Secondary Education has decided to withdraw the provisional affiliation of Borivli’s Matushri Kashiben Vrajlal Valia International Vidyalaya (MKVVIV), putting a question mark over the future of more than 2,500 students. The school and parents of students are already fighting it out in the Bombay high court over the school’s decision to shift from Borivli West to the East. Read the rest of this entry »

The Bishop’s School wins TCS IT wiz quiz contest

Posted on September 29th, 2017 in Competition |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, September 29, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The Bishop’s School, Camp emerged winners in the TCS IT Wiz Pune edition -inter-school quiz.The school will represent the city in the national finals in Mumbai.

Over 100 students participated in the event that focused on four areas namely, automation, contextual knowledge, machine learning and agile. The quiz that was organized by Tata Consultancy Services at the Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruha. Read the rest of this entry »

From Pune rural school classroom, a lesson in Marathi for NRI students in Australia

Posted on September 27th, 2017 in Education, Judgement |

Aliaya khan , September 27, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

During the sessions, teachers from both schools were first introduced to the students, who then proceeded to recite Marathi alphabets, numbers, songs and stories.

A couple of months ago, Nagnath Vibhute, a primary teacher in a government-run school at Jambhuldara Bhamb village in rural Pune, came across some interesting information. He got to know that there was a Marathi Vidyalaya in Australia. Curiosity prompted him to research the topic further, and Vibhute soon realised that there were similar schools across the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Schools & NGOs unite to battle child abuse

Posted on September 27th, 2017 in Child Protection |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, September 27, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The Kalyani School with The Kailash Satyarthi Foundation conducted a rally comprising school children to create awareness regarding child trafficking and abuse on Tuesday morning.

The programme was a part of the Bharat Yatra event organized by the foundation. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents, schools must handle children’s issues sensitively

Posted on September 26th, 2017 in Child Protection, Infrastructure |

Prajakta Joshi, September 26, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

PUNE: When incidents like abuse or even corporal punishment happen in a school, it doesn’t just affect the victim but also other children. For instance, after the murder of a 7-year-old at Ryan International School, Gurgaon, there were reports of his classmates being scared of going back to school, and the panicked parents too were agitated.

Hyper-vigilance from parents creates negative impact 
Speaking about the need for this issue to be handled in a sensitive manner, city-based child psychiatrist Dr Bhushan Shukla said, “Whenever such incidents happen, 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 »