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SPPU comes to Mumbai University’s rescue, dedicates 50 teachers for paper assessments

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As the University of Mumbai (MU) struggles with paper assessments, Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has come to its rescue by dedicating a team of 50 professors to conduct assessments. Of the 477 examinations, the results of 340 courses were pending till July 30. In a desperate attempt to meet… Read more »

Parliament passes bill to allow 11 lakh RTE teachers time till 2019 to acquire required qualification

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Eleven lakh teachers appointed till March 2015 under the Right to Education (RTE) Act will now get time till 2019 to acquire the prescribed minimum qualifications for firming up their appointments as Parliament today passed a bill in this regard. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill,… Read more »

CBSE UGC NET 2017: Students oppose suspension of entrance test for college teachers

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Students have opposed the Central Board of Scondary Education’s (CBSE’s) decision to skip University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) for the first half of the year. The Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) has filed a petition in the Supreme Court (SC) asking CBSE to take back its decision… Read more »

Assam to appoint 877 teachers in colleges, schools in August

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Assam government on Monday said it will appoint 877 teachers in schools and colleges across the state within next one week. “We are going to appoint the teachers by August 7. Out of them, 105 teachers of five new colleges will receive appointment letters from the Chief Minister on August… Read more »

Assam to appoint 877 teachers in colleges, schools in August

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Assam government on Monday said it will appoint 877 teachers in schools and colleges across the state within next one week. “We are going to appoint the teachers by August 7. Out of them, 105 teachers of five new colleges will receive appointment letters from the Chief Minister on August… Read more »

A fresh coat of paint, better plumbing and drinking water: How 5 teachers gave a Rajasthan school, and its students, a new life

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When she joined the Girls’ Upper Primary School (GUPS) in Alwar’s Shivaji Park in December 2016, Hemlata Sharma, 47, had been teaching for 27 years. This was her first posting as head teacher and never before had she been so appalled by the condition of the school. Classrooms leaked in… Read more »

No students in this school: Sanskrit institute with four teachers in dire straits

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From a distance, this government-run Sanskrit school in Sikar district of Rajasthan appears like any other run-down school with the building in need of paint. But once you enter the premises, it becomes clear that something else is amiss. The school is erringly quiet – there are no children on… Read more »

Feeling blue: Your children can ‘catch’ stress from friends and teachers in school

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Are you feeling stress out? Blame it on your fellow batch mates or colleagues. New research suggests that if students and teachers of a school appear to be stressed, the chances of the same feeling percolating to a new colleague are quite high. The study, published in the journal Teaching and… Read more »

HC notice to CBSE rule saying teachers not to accompany kids in school buses

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New Delhi The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to the city government and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on a plea challenging the board’s amended rule that teachers will not accompany students in school buses and not be allotted non-academic work. A division bench of acting chief… Read more »

Corruption in education: Teachers education council asks staff to declare income and assets

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To curb corruption and bring in greater transparency, the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has asked all its employees to furnish details of their income and assets including property that will be put up on its website. According to sources, the council has over a period of time received… Read more »