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Calcutta  /  Published 12.12.20

HC quashes teachers’ recruitment process

The high court on Friday quashed the process initiated by the School Service Commission for recruiting teachers in nearly 15,000 vacant posts in upper primary schools. Justice Moushumi Bhattacharya d...
By Tapas Ghosh and Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.07.20

Covid: Teacher training to go online

The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has prepared online course materials for BEd and other teacher training programmes in view of the pandemic. The e-content is available on the NCTE we...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.19

Teacher pay pledge with a gap

The Bengal government is ready to raise the salary of state-aided primary school teachers but would not be able to accept the amount demanded by protesting teachers, education minister Partha Chatterj...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.01.19

Nod to class detention

Parliament on Thursday passed a bill to give freedom to state governments to frame rules, if they wish, making it compulsory for students to clear the final exams of Classes V and VIII for promotion.T...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.05.19

Teacher quota: Supreme Court seeks answers from Centre, CBSE, council

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre, the CBSE and the National Council for Teacher Education to respond to a plea seeking 10 per cent reservation for the economically weak among unreserved ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


Education  /  Published 03.12.18

4-year BEd for Class XII graduates notified

The teacher-education regulator has introduced a four-year integrated BEd programme for Class XII pass-outs but allowed the existing two-year BEd courses for graduates to continue.The National Council...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 19.02.19

Relief for Sikkim teachers

The Sikkim government on Monday decided to regularise the jobs of all ad hoc government school teachers who had completed five years of un-interrupted service and could meet the norms of the National ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

India  /  Published 03.12.18

Back to the ‘Finnishing’ school

The human resource development ministry last week sent a team of officials to Finland to understand its school education system, prompting some academics to wonder if India was even ready to think abo...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.19

Xavier's to launch four-year BEd course

St Xavier’s College will introduce a four-year integrated BEd course that students can take up right after clearing the Class XII board examinations. Students are at present required to complete gr...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 17.10.19

Commissioning a crisis in higher education

In the winter session of Parliament, the Centre has planned to table a bill that proposes the abolition of the University Grants Commission and other professional-technical regulatory bodies, such as ...
By Debaditya Bhattacharya in


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