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Ill-equipped private madrassas in Assam ignore child rights, junk formal education; girl students often end up as child brides
India

Ill-equipped private madrassas in Assam ignore child rights, junk formal education; girl students often end up as child brides

The private madrassas are one of the key reasons for low rate of income among the Muslim community as hardly anyone graduating from these ill-equipped institutes will have a chance to survive in today's competitive job markets.

Delhi HC raps AAP govt over lack of special education teachers in schools, orders relaxation of age to meet demand
India

Delhi HC raps AAP govt over lack of special education teachers in schools, orders relaxation of age to meet demand

The Delhi High Court has ordered the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government to grant age relaxation to candidates for appointment of special education teachers (SETs) in a bid to meet the growing demand for these trained professionals in state-run schools

Maharashtra school bandh: Around 4,400 institutes closed on Monday to protest skewed implementation of RTE Act
India

Maharashtra school bandh: Around 4,400 institutes closed on Monday to protest skewed implementation of RTE Act

A bandh was called by the Federation of School Association of Maharashtra (FSAM) after the state government failed to respond to the issue raised by the administration in a letter dated 24 January

Students of this government school in UP's Chiraigaon village forced to clean their school premises
India

Students of this government school in UP's Chiraigaon village forced to clean their school premises

Every morning, children of Chiraigaon village in Varanasi don their red and grey school uniforms and head to Barthakalon Secondary School — to sweep, mop and clean it.

'Education a priority but don't expect miracles': SC dismisses plea seeking several directions on RTE implementation
India

'Education a priority but don't expect miracles': SC dismisses plea seeking several directions on RTE implementation

Refusing to monitor the RTE implementation in the country, a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said, "Don't expect miracles. India is a huge, huge country. Priorities are many and certainly, education is one of the priorities."

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes bill to amend RTE Act, scraps 'no detention policy' in schools
India

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes bill to amend RTE Act, scraps 'no detention policy' in schools

A bill to amend the Right to Education (RTE) Act to abolish the 'no detention policy' in schools was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar says 'cramped' NCERT syllabus will be reduced by half, proposes amendment to RTE Act
India

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar says 'cramped' NCERT syllabus will be reduced by half, proposes amendment to RTE Act

Union Human Resource Development Minister, Prakash Javadekar announced that the government has decided to reduce the cramped NCERT syllabus by half.

Shiksha Bachao Abhiyan: School vouchers to revamp primary education? Time India debated efficacy of programme
India

Shiksha Bachao Abhiyan: School vouchers to revamp primary education? Time India debated efficacy of programme

The current method of delivering primary education is not yielding the desired results. It is perhaps time to bring in the school voucher programme.

As Narendra Modi champions rickshaw puller for opening 9 schools, RTE Act is killing willpower of budget schools
India

As Narendra Modi champions rickshaw puller for opening 9 schools, RTE Act is killing willpower of budget schools

If Narendra Modi wants more initiatives like that of Ahmed Ali’s that he mentioned in his Mann Ki Baat address, he has to bring in a drastic overhaul of the Right to Education (RTE) Act, if not a complete junking of it

Over 48,000 children out of school in Maharashtra, reveals state's Economic Survey
India

Over 48,000 children out of school in Maharashtra, reveals state's Economic Survey

Despite several efforts, including enacting the Right to Education Act, as many as 48,379 children were out of school in Maharashtra

Prakash Javadekar offers relief to school children: NCERT syllabus to be cut by half from 2019 onwards
India

Prakash Javadekar offers relief to school children: NCERT syllabus to be cut by half from 2019 onwards

In a bid to provide relief to school students, the NCERT syllabus will be reduced by half from the 2019 academic session, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has said.

English, cost of education forcing Delhi students to drop out of private schools, reveals NCPCR study
India

English, cost of education forcing Delhi students to drop out of private schools, reveals NCPCR study

Communication in English, cost of extra curricular activities are major reasons for students to drop out of private schools in Delhi

In Maharashtra, over 10,000 children's right to education in jeopardy as govt to shut down schools with 10 or fewer students
India

In Maharashtra, over 10,000 children's right to education in jeopardy as govt to shut down schools with 10 or fewer students

On 2 December, the state government came up with a circular saying 1,296 schools that have 10 or less students will be closed down, as it feels the low student count was a sign of poor quality of education.

Supreme Court suggests separate schools for children with disabilities: Observation violates laws on equality; hampers inclusive education
India

Supreme Court suggests separate schools for children with disabilities: Observation violates laws on equality; hampers inclusive education

Supreme Court's observation recommending separate schools for disabled children is contrary to inclusive education and equal opportunity recommended in Indian laws on education and disability rights

India ratifies six core ILO conventions to fight child trafficking, debt bondage
India

India ratifies six core ILO conventions to fight child trafficking, debt bondage

India on Tuesday ratified core International Labour Organisation (ILO) conventions 138 and 182 on child labour to fight against the menace and achieve the objective of child labour-free nation.

Congress: BJP failed to enforce Right To Education in Gujarat, led to commercialisation
India

Congress: BJP failed to enforce Right To Education in Gujarat, led to commercialisation

Bharatsinh Solanki slammed the BJP government saying that it failed to implement RTE act in Gujarat which resulted in commercialisation of education.

Delhi MCD schools fail to meet RTE guidelines, show cases in Delhi HC
India

Delhi MCD schools fail to meet RTE guidelines, show cases in Delhi HC

Despite 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.

Delhi govt focusses on 'weakest' students in education reform plan
India

Delhi govt focusses on 'weakest' students in education reform plan

The Delhi government on Wednesday announced a new education reform plan seeking to check drop-out of students and improve education quality with special focus on the weakest students.

Research parks, web portal for teaching: What we can expect in the new education policy
Politics

Research parks, web portal for teaching: What we can expect in the new education policy

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on 16 May had announced that the Narendra Modi government would bring about such a policy change by 26 May which hopes to bring about an impetus to the education system in India.

Infographic: 60 lakh Indian children are out of school with 77% in rural areas
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Infographic: 60 lakh Indian children are out of school with 77% in rural areas

It has been six years since the Right to Education Act has been enacted and yet recent data shows that more than 60 lakh children in India are out of school.