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May 21, 2017
Enrolments in UP govt schools decline; private school admissions go up by 36.5 percent: CAGThe CAG also found that 6.22 lakh children in the state were not provided school books during 2012-16 despite it receiving adequate funds
May 05, 2017
Right to Education has done more harm than good; return of exams is just one step towards reformWhile teachers are busy completing the syllabus, most students don’t learn much; meanwhile, they keep getting promoted and soon they are totally lost on what is happening in the class
Apr 06, 2017
Overcoming disability: How children with special needs found their place in Mumbai’s classroomsThe number of Indian children with special needs who are out of school is 594,000 (28.2 percent), compared to 6 million children or 2.9 percent of all children who are out of school.
Mar 18, 2017
New National Health Policy overlooks health as basic human right, making it counter-intuitiveSince the right to health flows from the right to life, making the former a fundamental right in the new National Health Policy 2017 is a natural corollary.
Mar 02, 2017
Delhi MCD schools fail to meet RTE guidelines, show cases in Delhi HCDespite Delhi government’s doubling of the education budget, many municipal schools have failed to provide school uniforms and writing materials to students as required under the Right to Education Act, show three cases filed in the Delhi High Court.
Mar 01, 2017
Deaf, mute and their right to education: Despite an 8-lakh strong population, no junior or senior college caters to themVaishali, 41 years old and Santosh Nade 42 years old, both deaf and dumb, live in one room of 20 by 20 feet in Nashik. Both of them have studied till XII but could not secure job anywhere till now.
Feb 05, 2017
HRD to bring 'graded regulatory mechanism' in UGC: Prakash JavadekarThe HRD ministry will bring in a "graded regulatory mechanism" as part of key reforms in the University Grants Commission (UGC) to usher in greater transparency, freedom and autonomy, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday.
Jan 10, 2017
Madhya Pradesh: Reading levels among students declined from 80 percent to 32 percent in 4 yearsReading and some math skills of Madhya Pradesh (MP) students are among India’s lowest, the transition rate to higher classes is lower than the national average, a majority of classrooms are shared by students of different grades, and government elementary schools are 17.6 percent short of school teachers,
Dec 18, 2016
New American research study reconfirms distressing state of education in IndiaThe recent report of New York based PEW Research Centre has analysed an inter-country comparison on the state of education, focusing on educational attainment among the major religions of the world.
Oct 10, 2016
NCERT advises Centre against scrapping 'no detention' policy, says dropout rate will riseThe National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has advised the central government against scrapping the “no detention” policy.