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Taking the central government by the collar. Environment Studies to be mandatory in schools

The Supreme Court pulled up the central government for not making Environmental Science a mandatory subject 

Published on 28th February 2017
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CBSE says no to 'fancy' report cards, hands out 'uniform' report cards for all students from VI-XII

In a move that's contrary to the detailed reports of their CCE system, the CBSE has now asked all schools to have the same report card format for students from VI-IX, similar to the X/XII graders

Published on 22nd March 2017
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Add this: Kerala blogger asks State to pay tenth graders 1 lakh each for having to retake Maths exam, because it's unnecessary pressure 

Hashim Colomban has said that his ask of 1 lakh each for the 4 lakh kids who wrote their boards is actually too low, but that he settled for it to be 'fair' about the whole thing

Published on 29th March 2017
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Sweating it out: Heat above 40 degrees, constant power outages make final exam season 'hell' for Hyderabad's students 

Unscheduled power cuts in Hyderabad have become a major source of worry for students who have been sweating it out during this entire final exam season

Published on 30th March 2017
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Not happy with your CBSE board exam paper? Start a petition on change.org like 70 other students and parents who are asking for 'leniency'

Parents, teachers and students are posting petitions on change.org urging everyone from the MHRD Ministry to Narendra Modi to go easy with the CBSE board exam corrections for various reasons

Published on 5th April 2017
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Malayalam mandate: Here's why CBSE and ICSE twelfth graders don't want to study Malayalam in their 'crunch years' 

Now that the state has passed an ordinance to make Malayalam mandatory for students in all boards across the board, CBSE and ICSE students and teachers are in a familiar fix

Published on 11th April 2017
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Hyderabad may not be Silicon Valley, but it has a SAP Street: From quick classes to fake certificates, here's why Ameerpet is always on IT students' radar    

Quick lessons before college? Check. Experience Certificate in any computer language for a consideration? Check. If it's IT you need, then Ameerpet is IT! 

 

Published on 24th April 2017
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TN +12 result: 70k students flunked Tamil Nadu's class XII exam, but it's still good news: Here's why

Though a higher number of students wrote the exam in 2017, the number of failures came down - indicating a better performance all around 

Published on 12th May 2017
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A daily wager's daughter from Tuticorin who lost her mother at seven just scored 1173 in her boards, but she may not be going to college: This is why 

Her mother died when she was 7. Her dad is a mason who raises three daughters on a meagre wage. And yet, Anandha Jothi managed to get 1173 in her board exams

Published on 12th May 2017
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West Bengal will soon make it mandatory for school students from all curricula to learn Bengali

The move comes after several complaints that Bengali was not being offered as an option in many schools

Published on 16th May 2017
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In a government school with no electricity, this teacher walked in with his own laptop and helped his students scale new heights

What do you do when the government funds computers for your rural school, but there’s no electricity around? If you’re Karunai Doss, then you’d take your PC, mobile phone’s net connection and teach

Published on 24th May 2017
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Live to serve: This vocational high school teacher has constructed roads, gardens and even houses in his  village

Jafeesh , a teacher in Kerala, is revolutionizing lives by constructing roads, houses and organic gardens with his NSS corps. He tells us about his inspirational life 

Published on 26th May 2017
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Even Polio couldn't stop this mathemagician from NIT Calicut from standing tall

Krishnan Paramasivam is a Maths prof with a plan. Despite facing the most complex of problems — in books, on classroom boards and in life — he’s taken it all in his stride and is making a mark

Published on 27th May 2017
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Once a small town boy who struggled to finance his education, this proud 'Manipalite' professor is working on his dream project - A high-tech mobile school

From coordinating fests to supervising several projects at once, simpler-than-normal Professor Nithesh Nayak is flourishing at Manipal University and is helping everyone around him flourish too.

Published on 31st May 2017
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Consider making Maths optional for Class X: Bombay HC

The court made the suggestion to help tenth standard students pursue arts or other vocational courses

Published on 19th June 2017

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