15 Jul 2011
Even after much hue and cry over reforms in the education system of the country, no concrete steps have been taken so far by the government in this regard. The condition can be gauged from the fact that nearly half a dozen Bill related to reforms in Education sector are pending in the Parliament for want of its approval.
10 Jul 2011
The Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board has decided to amend its examination pattern in order to impart quality education in the state. Now, 70 percent marks will be awarded for written examination while 30 for practical test and internal evaluation in high schools, which will be implemented for class 9 and 10 from July 2012.
08 Jun 2011
Emphasising on the need for greater resources for effective implementation of Right to Education Act (RTE), the state governments have demanded the Centre to grant them complete autonomy in spending the funds.
30 May 2011
In order to develop individual’s skills and give boost to their talent, on the lines of arts, commerce and science, the Centre is gearing up to introduce vocational education as a separate study course in India. Ministry of Human Resource Development is now mulling to develop the National Vocational Education policy framework to create more employment opportunities in the country.
26 May 2011
After implementing the Right to Education Act providing free and compulsory education to the children of 6-14 years, the Centre is making efforts to bring the students of secondary level (class 9 and 10) under the Act. If state governments agree, the Central government will begin the formality to include students of secondary level under the Act.
15 Nov 2011
Taking suo motu cognizance of the recent media reports of ragging in a Sainik School in Tillaiya under Kodarma district, the Jharkhand High Court on Monday directed the Education department to change the issue in Public Interest Litigation and conduct a probe into the matter.
13 Nov 2011
Inspired by his recent trip to China, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has hinted over Krishna's battlefield discussion with Arjuna compiled in the Hindu scripture ‘Gita’ to be a significant part of the school curriculum in Madhya Pradesh.
02 May 2011
In a bid to provide better facilities to students and revolutionise the education system in the state, Himachal Pradesh government has decided to provide educational and caste certificates of students at ‘Lok Mitra Kendra’.
03 Nov 2011
In a bid to give tough lesson against malpractices, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has decided to follow the action of the Bihar government which started a school at corrupt IAS officer’s residence.
27 Sep 2011
Terrified over the incidents of kidnapping of school teachers in the area, the teachers of primary schools in rural areas of Latehar district are not attending schools and have demanded security from the local administration.