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Education officials told to set up harassment redressal cells at schools

Posted on January 21st, 2015 in Schools |

ST CORRESPONDENT ,Jan 21,2015

Source: Sakal Times

Pune:The State education department has issued instructions to all education officials to follow up with the formation of harassment redressal cells in each and every school.

Recently, a girl had died after she attempted suicide when the Bhosari police refused to lodge a complaint about harassment by road romeos outside her school. Read the rest of this entry »

FESTIVE FERVOUR – Schools spread Xmas cheer, lend helping hand

Posted on December 20th, 2014 in Schools |

Meenakshi Rohatgi, Dec 20,2014

Source: The Times Of India

Pune:Christmas is just a few days away and several schools in the city have kicked off festivities with several fun filled activities and community service projects ahead of the holiday season.

This year, theme-based celebrations dominate the scene and schools have taken meticulous care to encourage students to lend a helping hand to those in need. Read the rest of this entry »

Novelty races in The Bishop’s sports day

Posted on December 18th, 2014 in Sports |

Dec 18, 2014

Source: Sakal Times

There was an air of excitement amongst the students of The Bishop’s School, Camp, as they assembled on the Jeejeebhoy Ground for their Sesquicentennial Junior School Sports Day. Read the rest of this entry »

Peshawar attack: Schools across India observe 2-minute silence

Posted on December 18th, 2014 in Schools |

Press Trust of India |  December 17, 2014

Source: Indian Express

Schools across the country observed a two-minute silence on Wednesday in a show of solidarity with Pakistan following an appeal from Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the dastardly terror attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar. Read the rest of this entry »

CENTRE TO ISSUE FRESH GUIDELINES FOR SAFETY OF SCHOOLS

Posted on December 17th, 2014 in Centre, Schools |

PTI,Dec 17,2014

Source: Sakal Times

NEW DELHI: In the wake of the Peshawar school terror attack. the Centre will issue a fresh set of guidelines soon for the safety and security of all vulnerable places. especially prominent schools and academic institutions. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Early morning school is harassment of kids, violation of rights’

Posted on December 9th, 2014 in High Court |

EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE ,Dec 6, 2014

Source: Indian Express

Activists petition Education Commissioner, seek 8.30 am opening 

AFTER Pune Newsline high-lighted the plight of school children forced to attend school early in the morning, human rights activists have petitioned the Education Commissioner S Chockalingam to stop this inhuman practice” of the schools by initiating decisive action. Read the rest of this entry »

Brain Gym techniques invigorate teachers and students in city schools

Posted on December 2nd, 2014 in Education |

ST CORRESPONDENT , DEC 2, 2014

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The Sakal YRI Young Buzz Club along with SIP Academy Pune recently conducted activities across various schools in the city.

The team conducted innovative and fun activities like the Brain Gym for the students of The Bishops Co Ed School in Kalyani Nagar, Cambridge International School in Chinchwad.  Indira National School in Wakad and Bharti Vidyapeth English Medium School in Katraj. Read the rest of this entry »

`Don’t cover up any sex abuse cases in schools’

Posted on November 28th, 2014 in Child Protection, Schools |

Mubarak Ansari,Nov 28,2014

Source: Morror

School-police vigilance committee meet calls for sex education, better communication with kids
Young boys are just as likely as young girls to be sexually abused“, “it is mostly post-puberty that girls are more susceptible to sexual crimes“ -these and other issues were discussed in the backdrop of the alarming rise in sexual crimes against children, as counsellors, police and teachers from over 50 schools under the jurisdiction of Yerwada and Vimantal police stations got together on Thursday, putting the increase in crimes down to heightened awareness of child sex offences, while emphasising that it is crucial to keep lines of communication with children open for both parents and teachers. Read the rest of this entry »

Now, a Swachh Vidyalaya campaign in city schools

Posted on November 15th, 2014 in Schools |

EXPRESS NEWS ,15 Nov 2014

Source: Indian Express

THE Swachh Bharat-Swachh Vidyalaya (Clean India-Clean Schools) campaign was started in different schools in the city. on the occasion of Children Day,on Friday.

A key feature of the campaign is to ensure that every school has functioning and well maintained water, sanitation and hygiene facilities. Read the rest of this entry »

Transporters, school to work out parking

Posted on August 23rd, 2014 in Transportation |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK,23 Aug 2014

Source: The Times of India

Pune:Traffic Dept, Bus Operators To Conduct Survey To Address Traffic Flow In The Area File photo

The traffic department has asked private bus operators ferrying school children of St Mary’s School and the school’s management to work out an amicable solution towards “parking space.” The traffic department along with the operators will “survey” the parking space as well as cooperate with registered vehicles of the school. Read the rest of this entry »