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Primary Education
Opinion  /  Published 21.01.19

Where our education system is failing

It is not all bad news in the Annual Status of Education Report produced by Pratham for 2018. More children than ever are going to school, around 96 per cent — the figure more or less the same since...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 11.03.19

A code of conduct for all

Every profession has a written or unwritten code of ethics. Schoolteachers are required to observe a rigorous code of conduct not only because they have the onerous task of shaping young minds, but al...
By Devi Kar

Opinion  /  Published 02.01.19

Primary education suffers as ministries wrangle

The Centre has been levying an education cess for primary education to create a dedicated corpus for school education called the Prarambhik Shiksha Kosh under the human resource development ministry s...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.19

School vacation ends on June 9

Summer vacation in government and aided schools will end on June 9 instead of June 30. Hours before a higher education department notification announced the decision formally on Thursday, education mi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.12.18

Govt denies kids cash for school

The money every taxpayer pays towards the Primary Education Cess, meant to improve the quality of government schooling in the country, is not being used entirely for the purpose.A sizeable portion of ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

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West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.19

Partha Chatterjee fires pass-fail salvo

The Centre did not leave the state governments any choice to decide in which class of the elementary level the pass-fail system will be reintroduced, Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee said o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.18

Skater's fundraiser needs public support

Sir — One cannot change the world single-handedly. But one can hope to cast a stone across the waters to create ripples. Rana Uppalapati, an international skater and a businessman from Visakhapatnam...
By The Telegraph

Education  /  Published 13.11.18

Giving money to beggars is a stupid idea

YesDiscourages themGiving money to beggars will never teach them to be self-sufficient. It will encourage them to stay on the streets and beg all their life.Agnidhro Ganguly, First year, Techno India ...
By The Telegraph


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