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Delhi: 34 students fall sick after eating mid-day meal, Sisodia orders testing of samples

Aug 24, 2015

Delhi: 34 students fall sick after eating mid-day meal, Sisodia orders testing of samples

34 students of a government school in Jahangirpuri area in New Delhi were taken ill on Monday after consuming mid-day meal. #India #NewsTracker #Education #children #Manish Sisodia #school #mid day meal #Delhi Deputy CM
City teens now have their first sexual encounter at the age of 14, reveals new survey

Aug 24, 2015

City teens now have their first sexual encounter at the age of 14, reveals new survey

Sex has always been the hush-hush taboo topic in India and there is has been a long-drawn debate on the need for sex education. However, new data derived from a survey might just re-ignite the debate on sex education. #Life #NewsTracker #Sex education #Survey #Sexual intercourse #teen #STD
Make kids of govt servants go to state-run schools: Allahabad HC's solution to primary education mess

Aug 20, 2015

Make kids of govt servants go to state-run schools: Allahabad HC's solution to primary education mess

The Allahabad High Court, in response to a group of petitions, has directed that government servants must send their children to schools run by the state basic education board #Uttar Pradesh #Corruption #NewsTracker #Allahabad High Court #primary education #government servants #Justice Sudhir Agarwal
Indonesia to free intl school teachers charged with sexually abusing students| Reuters

Aug 14, 2015

Indonesia to free intl school teachers charged with sexually abusing students| Reuters

JAKARTA Indonesia will free two teachers who were jailed for sexually abusing students at an international school, the pair's lawyer said on Friday, in a case critics say was fraught with irregularities. Canadian teacher Neil Bantleman and Indonesian teaching assistant Ferdinand Tjiong were found guilty in April of abusing kindergarten students at the Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS). #Business #Education #Argentina #United Kingdom #Foreign policy #opinion
Parents, principals and politicians: Lets talk about sex (ed)

Aug 13, 2015

Parents, principals and politicians: Lets talk about sex (ed)

A volunteer* led a classroom lesson on the topic of sex with girls at a private school. After she finished, she opened the floor to questions. Many students raised their hands and asked about the abortion procedures they had each recently undergone. The girls had undertaken the medical procedures without parental consent and had queries. #India #Sex education #rural #future #Urban ##LoveSexMorality #Health education #Non-governmental organizations
Merit vs caste: Reservation in schools doesn't automatically ensure children emancipation

Aug 11, 2015

Merit vs caste: Reservation in schools doesn't automatically ensure children emancipation

The answer lies in upgrading the government schools so that they impart education at par with their private counterparts in terms of quality. #Infosys #InMyOpinion #Reservation #Higher education #IIT Roorkee #primary education #backward class
Hyderabad Angels exits Edutor Technologies, makes 3.5x return on investment

Aug 10, 2015

Hyderabad Angels exits Edutor Technologies, makes 3.5x return on investment

"This is our first exit and hope to make few more during the course of the year," said P S Sreekanth, Investment Director, Hyderabad Angels. #investors #Hyderabad ANgels #Edutor Technologies #P S Srrkanth #Investment Director #education startups