Closed Schools
India  /  Published 04.01.22

Covid: Schools to remain shut in Pune

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Tuesday said the administration has decided to shut schools for Classes 1 to 8 in Pune district till January 30 due to the rise in Covid-19 cases. Spea...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Pune

News  /  Published 21.12.21

Pandemic forces closed schools in Kolkata to dispose of unused, unfit buses

Several schools have either sold off their buses or returned those that were outsourced. Reason: the long period of disuse have made them unfit and it might not be economically viable to invest in a ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.11.21

Rules become flexible in Kolkata schools for students’ mental health

Schools that were traditionally fastidious about how students dressed have slightly relaxed their norms for the children returning to school physically after 20 months. Mental health professionals sa...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.11.21

Private units in Kolkata prepare to vaccinate children against Covid

Many private hospitals in the city have started preparations for Covid vaccination of children between 2 and 18 even though the Centre is yet to announce guidelines. Some hospitals have started procu...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.11.21

1.05 lakh Bengal students write test on national learning level survey

An official of Shri Shikshayatan School said after 30 candidates were selected for each class from those who turned up, the rest left the campus by 10am. Bratati Bhattacharyya, the secretary general ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


News  /  Published 12.11.21

Schools worry over teachers’ divided attention in hybrid classes

Teachers across schools are concerned about handling two groups of students together — one in front of them and the other behind a computer screen — when on-campus classes resume. Hybrid ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.11.21

Survey challenge for Kolkata schools

Several private schools in the city are making arrangements to accommodate both students and their parents for the National Achievement Survey on November 12. Students of classes III, V, VIII and X w...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.11.21

RKM school chalks out staggered student recall plan

Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Narendrapur, will keep students of classes IX and X in separate locations so physical distance can be maintained when the residential institution reopens for in-person a...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.11.21

Schools to bring back dropouts, plug pandemic-induced gap in education

Several government or government-aided schools in the districts, including the Sunderbans, have the infrastructure needed to resume on-campus classes but are unsure of whether students would be able t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.11.21

Survey in schools sparks concern

Several private schools in the city are reluctant to call students to the campus for the National Achievement Survey, an exercise to evaluate their learning levels, fearing the children would be expos...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


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