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TIMES nie – 13 educators selected for teacher liaison programme

Posted on February 12th, 2015 in Teachers |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK,Feb 12, 2015,

Source: The Times Of India

Space Foundation’s Teacher Liaison programme will have 34 educators, including 13 from India, this year. Of the Indian educators, nine will be from Vidya Valley School.It is for the first time that nine teachers from one school have been inducted in this programme. Read the rest of this entry »

Maharashtra: No teacher will lose job due to excess staff or rule change, assures Higher Education Minister Vinod Tawde

Posted on December 19th, 2014 in Teachers |

PTI,19 December 2014

Source: DNA

Maharashtra Government will draft its education policy keeping in focus all 2 crore students, Higher Education Minister Vinod Tawde told the Legislative Council on Thursday even as he sought to allay apprehensions over any teacher losing his job due to change in rules or presence of excess staff. Read the rest of this entry »

50% students lack skills for their current grades: Survey

Posted on September 4th, 2014 in Examination, Teachers |

PTI | Sep 3, 2014,

Source: The Times of India

NEW DELHI: Fifty per cent of students entering any class lack the requisite skills like academic, cognitive and vocational for that level, said teachers in a survey.

A majority of the teachers also believed that India’s assessment system primarily focuses on exam results, the survey conducted Pearson, an organisation involved in the field of education, today said.  Read the rest of this entry »

Battle for National Council for Teacher Education control hots up

Posted on August 26th, 2014 in Education, Teachers |

Akshaya Mukul,TNN | Aug 25, 2014,

Source: The Times of India

NEW DELHI: The battle for control of National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) is hotting up. With just a week left for the council meeting, there is a renewed demand by Dinanath Batra of RSS for removal of a few non-official members of the NCTE council.

HRD ministry sources said interest in teacher education has gone up after the government’s announcement of Madan Mohan Malaviya New Teacher Training Programme. Read the rest of this entry »

Meet Bihar teachers who got their B.Ed before they were born

Posted on August 7th, 2014 in Government Schools, Teachers |

Written by Santosh Singh | Patna | August 7, 2014

Source: Indian Express

L B Singh, a teacher at a Bihar government school in Saharsa, was born in January 1986. But he got his Bachelor of Education degree in 1979 — seven years before he was born.

Indu Kumari of Saran got her B.Ed degree seven years before her birth, while Shivnarayan Yadav of Madhepura and Priti Kumari, Tarkeshwar Prasad Singh of East Champaran achieved this distinction three years and five years before they were born, respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

‘An effective plan needed to implement RTE’

Posted on July 14th, 2014 in RTE, Schools, States |

Sumita Sarkar, TNN | Jul 13, 2014,

Source :  Times  of  India

NASHIK: An effective and efficient mechanism is needed to monitor as well as take stock of quality of education and the implementation of norms of the Right to Education Act, said officials at a workshop of divisional educational officers here on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Government teachers to work for 30 more minutes

Posted on June 16th, 2014 in Government Schools, States, Teachers |

TNN | Jun 16, 2014,

Source :  Times  of  India

 NEW DELHI: To comply with the minimum work hours prescribed by the Right to Education Act, 2009, the Directorate of Education has increased the work hours of government school teachers by half-an-hour.  Read the rest of this entry »

Redressal panels soon for school complaints

Posted on April 24th, 2014 in Schools, States |

Swati Shinde Gole,TNN | Apr 24, 2014,

Source :  Times  of  India

PUNE: Issues such as discrimination in the classroom, non-completion of syllabi in the stipulated time and mental or physical harassment by teachers can now be raised before grievance redressal committees that are to be formed at the beginning of the new academic year. Read the rest of this entry »

Counting livestock is also a teacher’s job

Posted on March 21st, 2014 in States, Teachers |

Sruthy Susan Ullas,TNN | Mar 21, 2014,

Source :  Times  of  India

BANGALORE: Their work ranges from counting livestock in neighbourhood families to assisting local MLAs to election duty. Teaching, obviously, is not the only duty Indian teachers have. According to data compiled by the DistrictInformation System for Education (DISE), around 3.3 lakh teachers in rural India and 74,000 in urban parts were given non-teaching assignments on working days. Read the rest of this entry »

Scary school fees

Posted on March 11th, 2014 in Fees, Schools, States, Teachers |

Bikram Vohra | Mar 11, 2014,

Source :  Times  of  India

Good time or teacher’s day or good cause, parent pays big time

I don’t know what they teach in schools these days but i know one thing they do not teach and that is value for money. Read the rest of this entry »