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Reference to Nehru dropped from Rajasthan textbook, Congress left fuming

May 09, 2016

Reference to Nehru dropped from Rajasthan textbook, Congress left fuming

Students of class VIII in Rajasthan's schools will no longer study the contributions of Jawaharlal Nehru to the freedom struggle or post-independence India after references to the first prime minister was dropped from a text book #Politics #Rajasthan #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Education #Jawaharlal Nehru #RSS #Schools #Saffronisation #Shareworthy
Delhi fee fleece: Court panel orders Rs 300 cr refund; schools make parents wait

May 04, 2016

Delhi fee fleece: Court panel orders Rs 300 cr refund; schools make parents wait

Despite orders of Supreme Court and the high court to make schools return excess fee collected from parents and roll back the hiked fee, successive governments in Delhi have failed to ensure both. #ConnectTheDots #Delhi High Court #parents #Schools #extortion #school fees #development fees #building fund
Education revamp in Delhi: Why AAP's idea of training teachers at Harvard makes sense

Apr 11, 2016

Education revamp in Delhi: Why AAP's idea of training teachers at Harvard makes sense

The AAP government’s seriousness in revamping school education in Delhi is appreciable indeed, and its plan to send principals to Harvard and Cambridge to learn global best practices and teaching styles makes sense. #Delhi #InMyOpinion #Education #Arvind Kejriwal #Harvard University #Education in India #Cambridge University #Schools #Aam Aadmi Party #School teachers
The resurrection of class tests: For schools to improve, the annual filtering of students needs to be restored urgently

Apr 08, 2016

The resurrection of class tests: For schools to improve, the annual filtering of students needs to be restored urgently

If one has to improve India’s college education, it must start with schools. And if schools need to improve, the need for annual filtering of students needs to be restored urgently. #Rajasthan #InMyOpinion #Madhya Pradesh #Smriti Irani #Odisha #HRD Ministry #Schools #Exams #Examinations #Filtering of students #School exams
Kejriwal govt issues warning to private schools: Here's why it deserves a pat on the back

Apr 06, 2016

Kejriwal govt issues warning to private schools: Here's why it deserves a pat on the back

It also warns the schools against any discrimination against students from weaker sections of the society. #India #ConnectTheDots #Delhi government #Kejriwal #Schools #AAP #Education sector
Tutorials are a testament to the fact that formal education system exists, but does not deliver

Apr 06, 2016

Tutorials are a testament to the fact that formal education system exists, but does not deliver

Nearly a quarter of the student population or 7-odd crore go to off-school tutorials. One thing is sure: Formal education in schools exists, but it does not deliver #CriticalPoint #IITs #Education system #Entrance exams #Schools #Medical colleges #National Sample Survey Organisation #formal education #competitive exams
J&K police issue security advisory to Kathua schools; authorise self-defence training for girls

Mar 17, 2016

J&K police issue security advisory to Kathua schools; authorise self-defence training for girls

In view of recent terror attacks along the border districts, Jammu and Kashmir Police has issued advisory to schools in Kathua to strengthen security through measures like installing CCTVs, gates and constructing boundary walls. #NewsTracker #J&K #Police #Schools #Pathankot #Terrorists #Kathua
When it rains, it pours: UAE thundershowers disrupt flights, force closure of schools, markets

Mar 10, 2016

When it rains, it pours: UAE thundershowers disrupt flights, force closure of schools, markets

Schools were ordered shut, flights suspended and the stock market was closed down in the United Arab Emirates as rare heavy rain hit the desert Gulf state on Wednesday #rain #NewsTracker #Dubai #UAE #Abu Dhabi #Schools
No proposal before govt to give central funds for CCTVs in schools: Smriti Irani

Mar 03, 2016

No proposal before govt to give central funds for CCTVs in schools: Smriti Irani

There is no proposal before the government to provide central grants to state governments for installing CCTV cameras in schools, Smriti Irani said. #India #NewsTracker #Education #Smriti Irani #HRD Minister #Schools #CCTV cameras
Malala Yousafzai's school evacuated after receiving hoax bomb threats in UK

Feb 01, 2016

Malala Yousafzai's school evacuated after receiving hoax bomb threats in UK

All the schools, including Malala's school, received the threats on Monday morning following which the buildings were evacuated. #England #Birmingham #Scotland #UK #Schools #Glasgow #Malala Yousafzai #hoax bomb threats