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Primary schools fall behind CM’s quality target

Posted on January 10th, 2017 in Education, Schools |

SwatiShindeGole, Jan 10, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : A review meeting conducted by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis in the first week of December revealed that in the first phase of improving quality of all 33,000 primary schools in the state, only 15,000 have been able to meet the target.

The state education department failed to meet the key result areas (KRA) set by the chief minister in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

IRREGULARITIES FOUND IN IMPLEMENTATION OF AMBITIOUS SCHEMES – Primary schools to come under state govt scanner

Posted on September 26th, 2016 in Schools |

Yashpal Sonkamble, Sep 25, 2016,

Source : Mirror

DPE appoints flying squads to check the success of major initiatives across 36 districts
The state government is all set to conduct a survey to check if its initiative -Pragat Shaikshanik Maharashtra Abhiyaan (Progressive Educational Maharashtra Programme) -and other schemes are efficiently being implemented in primary schools. Read the rest of this entry »

Aadhar deadline approaches for Pune schools, but where are the machines?

Posted on August 25th, 2016 in Schools |

Alifiya Khan | August 25, 2016

Source : The Indian Express

Until last year, it was mandatory to get Aadhar cards issued only for primary students. Now, the same has been extended for pre-primary students as well.

While the civic administration has asked the city schools to complete the paperwork by August 31 for Aadhar cards to be issued for pre-primary and primary students, it administration doesn’t have the capacity to complete the work even in the next couple of months. Read the rest of this entry »

Let all UP govt servants send their children to govt schools, says HC

Posted on August 22nd, 2015 in Government Schools, High Court |

Aug 19, 2015

Source : DNA

Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday asked the Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary to ensure that government servants, elected representatives and members of judiciary “and all other persons who get any benefit or salary from state exchequer or public fund” send their children to primary schools run by state Board for Secondary Education. Read the rest of this entry »

High drop-out among Muslim students in Maharashtra primary schools: CAG

Posted on May 2nd, 2015 in Education |

Priyanka Kakodkar | Apr 30, 2015,

Source: The Times of India

MUMBAI: A survey in Maharashtra has found that while the drop-out rate of children in primary and upper primary schools has declined, the drop-out rate within the Muslim community has actually gone up.

Data from the Unified District Information System for Education (U-DISE) compared drop-outs in 2011-12 and 2013-14. It found that the drop out rate of the Muslim community in primary schools in the state increased from -0.1% to 2.20 for boys during this period. Read the rest of this entry »

50% primary schools in rural TN run with 2 classes

Posted on April 6th, 2015 in Schools |

Adarsh Jain,TNN | Apr 6, 2015,

Source: The Times of India

COIMBATORE: While free and compulsory education to all children up to the age of 14 is a Constitutional commitment, Tamil Nadu does not have even the basic infrastructure in place to fulfill this commitment. Close to 50 percent of primary schools in rural Tamil Nadu have only two classrooms, reveals District Information System for Education (DISE) statistics.  Read the rest of this entry »

FINDINGS OF MSCERT SURVEY – `Only 53% students have learning ability for Marathi in primary schools’

Posted on December 2nd, 2014 in Education |

Vishwas Kothari,Dec 02 2014

Source: The Times Of India

Pune: Barely 53% of standard V students at primary schools in the state have appropriate learning abilities for Marathi language, revealed a survey conducted by the Maharashtra State Council for Educational Research and Training (MSCERT).The survey also stated that only 50% of the std V students have the ability to learn mathematics. Read the rest of this entry »

Teacher-friend scheme to be launched in govt schools across state

Posted on September 9th, 2014 in Government Schools, Teachers |

Pune Mirror Bureau,Sep 8, 2014,


The initiative, in its trial, run saw massive improvement in perfomances
Following the success of the Shikshak-Mitra (teacherfriend) initiative’s pilot run, the State Council of Education and Research (SCERT) has decided to implement the same in government, Zilla Parishad, and civic primary schools across the state.An evaluation report of the scheme, initially implemented in only 3,500 schools, declared by the School Education department in September, proves its effectiveness — reading ability increased by 20 per cent and mathematical problem-solving ability improved by 15 per cent. Read the rest of this entry »

Schools directed to install CCTVs

Posted on July 28th, 2014 in Aided, Government Schools, Private |

HASSAN: July 26, 2014

Source: The Hindu

The State government has sent a circular to all schools to install CCTV cameras in classrooms and on campus. This alone incurs a huge expenditure on the government exchequer, considering the number of government schools across the State. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Wrap up primary school exams before polls’

Posted on April 1st, 2014 in Examination, Schools, States |

TNN | Mar 31, 2014,

Source :  Times  of  India

KOLHAPUR: The examinations for city-based primary schools will be conducted in the first week of April. Acting deputy education director Sharad Gosavi confirmed this and directed officials to wrap up the examination process by April 12, before the general elections on April 17.  Read the rest of this entry »