K12 Schools India

INTERNATIONAL ROBOCON 2014 – India not even quarter as good

Posted on August 25th, 2014 in Sports |

Siddhant.Ghatge @timesgroup.com,25 Aug 2014

Source: Mirror

Stuck at quarter finals, host nation lacks sponsors, technology, say competitiors; officials call for bridging industry-student gap

Though it played host to the 13th International Robocon 2014, India had a rather for gettable outing at the compe tition held at the Balewadi Sports Complex, failing to even cross the quarter-final round. Read the rest of this entry »

Sports officer to hold meetings with schools

Posted on July 1st, 2014 in Schools, Sports, States |

TNN | Jul 1, 2014,

Source :  Times  of  India

Kolhapur: District sports officer (DSO) Navnath Phadatare, will conduct meeting with district schools to finalize the sports calendar for school-level games for this academic year. Read the rest of this entry »

Giving government schools a makeover

Posted on December 10th, 2013 in Government Schools, Schools, States |

Dipika Pillay,TNN | Dec 10, 2013,

Source :  Times  of  India

A bunch of city students spend their weekendsgiving government schools a makeover. TOI catches up with group  Read the rest of this entry »

Rickshaw drivers unfazed by new school bus guidelines

Posted on November 20th, 2013 in Schools, States, Transportation |

TNN | Nov 20, 2013,

Source :  Times  of  India

NASHIK: Autorickshaw drivers in the city are unfazed by the new guidelines on school buses saying that guidelines were applicable only to the buses and not to autorickshaws or taxies, which ferry nearly 80% of the students from Class I to VIII to school. Read the rest of this entry »

Govt invites self-evaluated applications for school grant

Posted on November 16th, 2013 in Schools, States |

Piyush Bhusari, TNN | Nov 16, 2013,

Source :  Times  of  India

KOLHAPUR: The school education and sports department has invited online applications from permanently non-granted schools from across the state to avail of government assistance by November 30. Read the rest of this entry »

Thiruvananthapuram schools bag top slots in survey

Posted on October 31st, 2013 in Schools, Sports, States |

TNN | Oct 31, 2013,

Source :  Times  of  India

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Four schools in the city have bagged top slots in a nationwide survey conducted by the Education World Magazine under various categories. St Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, near General Hospital; St Thomas Residential School, Mukkolla; Christ Nagar Higher Secondary School, Kowdiar and Loyola School, Sreekaryam found place among the best schools in the nation in the comprehensive survey.  Read the rest of this entry »

Lexicon enters the India Book of Records

Posted on October 24th, 2013 in Schools, States |

TNN | Oct 24, 2013,

Source :  Times  of India

Lexicon has entered the India Book of Records as the first educational institute in India to have the most innovative curriculum. On the occasion, managing trustee Pankaj Sharma said, “Former president Prathibha Patil congratulated Lexicon Group on the achievement and it is because of our efforts on our curriculum, which plays an important role in the educational institute.” Read the rest of this entry »

Over 800 schools in Goa without playgrounds

Posted on October 17th, 2013 in Infrastructure, Schools, Sports, States |

TNN | Oct 17, 2013,

Source :  Times  of  India

PANAJI: Over 800 schools in the state either do not have a playground of their own or do not have a play area at all. A large majority of these schools are government schools, sports minister Ramesh Tawadkar stated in a reply tabled to a question at the ongoing assembly session. Read the rest of this entry »

Next, smart class councils in higher secondary schools

Posted on October 15th, 2013 in Schools, Sports |

TNN | Oct 15, 2013,

Source :  Times  of  India

KOZHIKODE: Students in higher secondary schools under the district panchayat are currently in the process of getting themselves familiarized with the parliamentary system of democracy under the smart campus scheme. While the training of over 150 students has already been completed, training for class leaders are underway.  Read the rest of this entry »

Education on wheels

Posted on August 5th, 2013 in Schools, States |

Garima Upadhyay Rawat | Aug 5, 2013,

Source :  Times  of  India

To travel is to discover — yourself and the world you live in. That’s why the University of Delhi is coming up with the much-awaited educational trip — third in the Gyanodaya series, an initiative by the vice-chancellor, Dinesh Singh.  Read the rest of this entry »