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Religious instruction should be banned in schools

YES Erodes secularity Against Constitution…  India is a secular country in which Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Jews and even animistic cultures thrive. Religious instruction in schools can erode the secular fabric of this ancient nation. Even if multi-religious instructions are taught, it would create hatred and blind obedience. Sudipta Mandal, Class IX, The Levelfield School, Suri, Birbhum Religion is something which should ... Read More »

What Education Technology Companies Need To Know About Schools

As an innovation team focused on improving the world through education, my colleagues and I are often the first port of call for ed tech startups hoping to go to market or to scale their products globally. As such, we review hundreds of ed tech products per year and, in some cases, set up pilot programs to assess impact and ... Read More »

Cyclone Ockhi: Schools, Colleges In Mumbai, Parts Of Maharashtra Closed Tomorrow

The Maharashtra government has ordered precautionary holiday for schools and colleges in Mumbai Metropolitan Region, Sindhudurg, Thane, Raigad and Palghar districts tomorrow due to “serious weather predictions” in view of Cyclone Ockhi. “Precautionary holiday declared for schools in Mumbai Metropolitan Region, Sindhudurga, Ratnagiri, Thane, Raigad and Palghar Districts for the safety of the students due to the serious weather predictions ... Read More »

Delhi smog: All schools to remain closed till Sunday

Delhi govt on Tuesday issued health advisory for high risk people, including children, elderly and those suffering from asthma and heart ailments, ask not to step out. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: The Delhi government on Wednesday announced that all schools in the national capital will remain closed till Sunday in view of the “unbearable” air pollution. The air quality ... Read More »

Trump Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to visit Ontario schools

A protester holds up a fist as U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (R) speaks with moderator Paul E. Peterson, Director of the Program on Education Policy and Governance, at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Sept. 28, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump’s education chief, who has been accused of wanting to “destabilize and privatize” public schools, ... Read More »

In Madhya Pradesh schools, teachers forced to conduct classes on road

While the Madhya Pradesh education ministry has on Wednesday issued an order for students to say ‘Jai Hind’ at their roll call, the state’s Chatarpur district is suffering from greater issues of lack of basic amenities, that includes the school building as well. After closely surveying the situation of education in the district, it was observed that the ground reality ... Read More »

Every state to have 5 boarding schools for Dalit girls: Centre

Very soon, every state in the country would have five residential schools for Dalit girls, but on the condition that states take over their funding and functioning after three years. The government will open boarding schools dedicated to Dalit girls in educationally backward blocks. The schools will provide education from Class 6 to Class 12. As per a TOI report, the targeted ... Read More »

Heavy school bags in Maharashtra CBSE, ICSE schools: State to seek centre’s intervention

School students in Maharashtra may be granted relief as the Union Human Resourse Development minister Prakash Javadekar has planned to approach the state government to discuss the issue of heavy schoolbags carried by students studying in schools affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). School Education Minister Vinod ... Read More »

HRD Ministry planning special KV like schools for minorities and tribals

Separate schools will soon be established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for minorities and tribals on the lines of Kendriya Vidyalayas. These schools will be run by the Central government on KV model and will follow NCERT syllabus. Representative Image Separate schools will soon be established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for minorities and ... Read More »


ALAN DONNELLY – SCOTTISH CONSERVATIVES The Scottish Conservatives want to deliver a gold standard of education for every child. Many of our schools are performing very well but there are areas for improvement. Aberdeen has high levels of teacher vacancies and the Scottish Government needs to help Aberdeen with relocation allowances to attract teachers. Aberdeen is investing in new-build primary ... Read More »