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News  /  Published 19.05.22

Mentorship plan to bring boys ‘back on track’ from mobile addiction

A group of boys in Murshidabad’s Beldanga block, around 200km north of Kolkata along National Highway 12, who had become completely disinterested in studies and were whiling away their time...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.05.22

Offline lessons restart at Barasat University

Tapan Datta, the officiating registrar, said: “As directed by the competent authority, the notice was issued for resumption of offline classes both at the affiliated colleges and the postgraduat...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.05.22

Online mode hits writing aptitude of Kolkata students

Devi Kar, director of Modern High School for Girls, said writing strengthens motor movement and “despite all gadgets, a hand-written note is and will be more significant”. Jessica Gomes S...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.05.22

Govt nudge to Kolkata schools over early summer break

“The directorate of school education took note of it and asked us to request all 252 private schools in Kolkata to abide by the April 27 directive. Officials at the DI office are taking turns in...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.04.22

Ashok Hall Group schools allow barred students back in class

A division bench of the high court had on Tuesday said schools could not disallow any student from attending classes or close their institutions citing law and order problems. The three schools had do...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar


News  /  Published 18.04.22

Letter to IIEST Shibpur pleads for deferment of offline classes

They have mentioned in the letter that finding accommodation outside the campus, in Howrah’s Shibpur, is proving to be difficult because property owners and brokers are exploiting the situation....
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

News  /  Published 15.04.22

Board reminds students in Kolkata schools on mobile ban in classrooms

The state secondary education board has issued a notice reminding school students that they cannot bring smartphones to the classroom.  The notice comes at a time when dependence on smartphones ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.04.22

Kolkata schools struggle to maintain Covid protocol in class and on campus

Covid is not over and one cannot let their guard down, teachers are telling students continuously as schools reopen for in-person classes in the new session. There is a tendency among students, espec...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.04.22

Social distancing a distant dream in Kolkata schools

Distancing is a distant possibility at a time in-person classes have resumed in full strength, and more so during dispersal, said parents and heads of several schools.  A number of schools have ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.04.22

NGOs devise ways to get kids back to class in Kolkata

Dividing a class into two or increasing a teacher in every class and providing meals to children are some of the ways in which NGOs in the city are trying to get street children back to class. The NG...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


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