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Common exam across all govt-run schools for Std IX and XI students

Posted on June 6th, 2016 in Examination, Government Schools |

ST Correspondent |5th  June 2016

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The State Education Department has decided to have a common examination for all government managed schools across the State for students of Std IX and XI.

“The State education board will give question papers for students of both these classes in all government schools. Read the rest of this entry »

Students’ report card to dictate teachers’ salaries

Posted on August 1st, 2015 in Government Schools, Teachers |

Pallavi Smart,Aug 1, 2015,

Source: Mirror

State government revisits the no-test mandate till Class VIII; wields a tough one on educationists for better output
For all those who take comfort from the fact that becoming schoolteachers is an easy career option, the state government has an update. Soon, teachers of state gov ernment schools can hope for a sizeable annual increment in their salaries only if their stu dents manage to present an optimistic report card. Read the rest of this entry »

No Aadhaar card? You’re not a pupil

Posted on April 27th, 2015 in Government Schools |

Pune Mirror Bureau,Apr 27,2015

Source: Mirror

New edu dept rules make it mandatory for students to be registered in government schools with their card numbers, drawing flak from teaching staff
What has education got to do with the Aadhaar card, you say? Read the rest of this entry »

HP schools to get more facilities

Posted on February 13th, 2015 in Government Schools |

TNN | Feb 13, 2015,

Source: The Times Of India

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday said that the state government would ensure one music teacher and one physical training teacher in all the government schools. He said that there was a mushroom growth of private schools in every part of state and to maintain the standards of education, Read the rest of this entry »

Bhopal schools starved of computers as government doles out laptops to kids

Posted on January 19th, 2015 in Government Schools |

Rageshri Ganguly,TNN | Jan 18, 2015

Source: The Times Of India

BHOPAL: Shivraj Singh Chouhan government have delivered on its promise to distribute laptops to meritorious students of state board examinations in last six years, but have failed to provide computer facilities in government schools that benefit all students.  Read the rest of this entry »

Rural preschools and practice at home need of the hour: Experts

Posted on January 17th, 2015 in Education, Schools |

Kranti Vibhute, Jan 14,2015

Source: DNA

Analysing the findings of the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) of 2014, education experts felt that the performance of students is poor due to a weak foundation, due to which their concepts may not be clear, as well as a lack of student-friendly study material in rural schools.  Read the rest of this entry »

Will improve government schools: Arvind Kejriwal

Posted on December 22nd, 2014 in Government Schools |

PTI | Dec 20, 2014,

Source: The Times Of India

NEW DELHI: Promising to improve the condition of government schools and making them as attractive as private ones”, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said good education was the basic right of every child.  Read the rest of this entry »

Govt schools will not function today

Posted on December 12th, 2014 in Aided, Government Schools |

Dec 12,2014

Source: Sakal Times

Shivajinagar: All government schools along with the aided ones across the State will not function for a day on Friday as the teaching and non-teaching staff of these schools will not work. Read the rest of this entry »

School has 700 girls, 4 teachers, but you can’t protest in Swachh Bharat

Posted on December 10th, 2014 in Centre, Government Schools |

Sweta Dutta, Dec 10,2014

Source: Indian Express

On Gandhi Jayanti, ignoring the Central government’s directive to observe Swachh Bharat Mission across government schools, students of Bhim Girls’ Higher Secondary School decided to march to the sub-divisional magistrate’s office and hold a protest. The girls were seeking to raise a long-pending demand: that their school of 700 students get more than three teachers. Read the rest of this entry »

Kids at Himachal Pradesh govt schools to learn English from Class 1

Posted on October 7th, 2014 in Government Schools |

TNN | Oct 7, 2014,

Source: The Times of India

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday announced that students at all government schools in the state would be taught English from Class 1 from the next academic session. Besides this, Math and Hindi, too, would be taught as mandatory subjects to children.

“The state government has decided that subjects like English, Math and Hindi would be mandatory in all government schools from Class 1. Read the rest of this entry »