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News  /  Published 05.09.22

Teachers’ Day resolutions across school campuses in Kolkata

Teachers have to be more empathetic and tolerant in a post-pandemic world, school heads said ahead of Teachers’ Day on Monday. In the run-up to the event, a number of schools have organised wor...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.08.22

Kolkata symposium highlights role of teachers, post-Covid

Teachers have to make “extra efforts” to help students who were denied access to education because of the digital divide to make up for what they have missed out on over the past two years...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.08.22

Students lost social skills during Covid and they are distracted easily: Survey

Students have missed out on social skills and are now easily distracted, according to 58% of the teachers. Their ability to focus has declined...
By PTI

News  /  Published 08.08.22

Worry over Kolkata students’ weak base in board exam year

Remedial classes in government and government-aided schools in West Bengal have brought to the fore some severe learning deficiencies among students, teachers said. The headmaster of a government sch...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.08.22

Kolkata schools less rigid on attendance, allow online class option

Schools have become more flexible after two years of online classes and give students the option of attending classes from home against medical certificates. One school has allowed students with Covi...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 23.07.22

Kolkata schools bag ‘more realistic’ scores in CBSE, region pass percentage dips to 90.37 from 99.55

The CBSE Class XII marks, which were published on Friday, are “more realistic” compared to the “very high marks” that students scored last year, the heads of several schools in...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.07.22

Script assessment in Kolkata schools bares ‘grave learning loss’

Some students even submitted blank scripts. Those who managed to write answers showed a lack of comprehension and writing skills, said the head a school. The learning gaps have become so severe that...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.07.22

Schools in Kolkata hold online classes to plug learning gaps

Headmistress Papia Singha Mahapatra said while the offline classes were being used to cover the syllabus of Class XII, the teachers had been asked to hold online classes so they could take care of the...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.07.22

Be patient with young learners, teachers in Kolkata told

At least one school head has told her teachers that they have to handhold the children instead of moving forward with the syllabus because many children are lagging behind. Recently, a Class II stude...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.06.22

Kolkata schools prepare to address learning gaps

Government and government-aided schools will focus on plugging learning gaps, which were detected after the first summative test but could not be addressed because of the prolonged summer vacation, on...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


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