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Zakir Naik's school in Mumbai illegal, says Government

The BMC's region education inspector B.B. Chavan, in a letter issued yesterday, stated that no school can run without the No Objection Certificate of the local governing body

Published on 15th June 2017
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Will Vigilance probe into claims that Anna University is concealing the names of 92 erring colleges?

The University said that they are just sticking to procedure and don't want to inconvenience the students already studying in these institutions.

Published on 9th June 2019
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Why these activists want Savitribai Phule's birthday to be celebrated as Teachers' Day

 On the birth anniversary of Phule, we ask people why they think that her contribution to education in India is much more than Radhakrishnan's 

Published on 4th January 2019
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Why the Tent School is the place to be for kids of Karnataka's mahouts, every Dasara

Tents are often associated with circuses. Despite it's rather humble overhead cover, albeit inside the grand Mysore Palace, Tent School is actually a godsend for children of mahouts during Dasara

Published on 25th October 2018
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Why RTE experts believe the World Bank’s STARS programme will damage India’s grassroots school education system

The World Bank approved $500 million for the STARS programme to improve the quality and governance of school education in six Indian states. But education activists are against the programme

Published on 2nd July 2020
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Why India's current education system needs reforms and a fresh start

The greatest challenge facing the higher education sector is the quality and relevance of the education that is imparted

Published on 6th July 2019
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Why force teachers to do unrelated multi-tasks rather than just being educators?

Last year, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights in a report had highlighted how the involvement of teachers in non-teaching activities was affecting the quality of education

Published on 19th October 2019
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Who is a child? Anyone who is under 18, says Madurai MP 

The MP S Venkatesan was inaugurating 'Negizhchi', an annual program conducted in the Lady Doak College, Madurai

Published on 20th February 2020
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What is stopping the Indian girl child from going to school?

In the last five years, the education sector has seen many straight and indirect problems from the government. On this International Women's Day, we take a look at this 

Published on 8th March 2019
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We need more public schools like Kendriya Vidyalaya in every village: Prof Anita Rampal

From recent budget allocation to effective implementation of the RTE Act, Anita Rampal believes that there is more the government needs to do to strengthen the country's public education system

Published on 21st February 2018
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UoM launches Massive Open Online Courses for students with no formal education

MHRD has created MOOCs Swayam courses with the help of Microsoft and it has been offering 2,000-odd courses

Published on 28th April 2018
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This is the vilest plot in post-Independence India: Anand Teltumbde's heartrending plea after Bhima Koregaon arrest

The professor says he has tried all means but is getting no support for the police or the Supreme Court and is now seeking support of the public

Published on 17th January 2019
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This DRDO assistant is making government schools kids a pro in English and Computer Science. And he is not alone in this

Vinod S believes that the true purpose of Right to Education will be realised only when government school students are on par with those studying in private schools

Published on 8th November 2017
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These toilets in Karnataka's government schools are keeping girls from dropping out

It is true that girls also have rights to education. But, lack of toilets in Government schools has led to absenteeism. Reaching Hand is trying to cover it up by building toilets for girls

Published on 24th August 2018
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Ten development efforts that will take India's literacy to new heights

It is important to start looking at the quality of education through a larger lens rather than just the basic ability to read and write

Published on 17th September 2018

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