West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.19

Error in report card

As many as 28 lakh blank report cards for classes VII and VIII that the state government has distributed to aided schools does not have the column for marks in the third language paper.“One way to f...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.19

Language-lab call to upgrade English skills

Government schools need language labs because they are producing good students with poor language skills, the president of Bengal’s higher secondary council said on Saturday.“Every school must hav...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 21.11.19

Midday meal workers turn up the heat

The factional feud that erupted between meal workers on Wednesday deepened on Thursday after the president and general secretary of one group filed a Rs 1 crore defamation case against the adviser of ...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

India  /  Published 31.10.19

3 months: No school for 1.5 million kids in Kashmir

Every day, Aliya Khan, a Class V student in Kashmir, steps out of her house and walks down a dirt lane lined by tall maple trees to check on what’s happening at her school.And every day, a few minut...
By Sameer Yasir and Jeffrey Gettleman/New York Times News Service in Kashmir

Opinion  /  Published 29.11.18

Can orders change our attitude towards education?

In every sphere of activity in India, orders descend from the top. It is almost as though no one except those in political control has any sense. The most recent order from the Union human resource de...
By The Editorial Board in


Bihar  /  Published 27.11.18

Wait for schoolbag weight to ease in Bihar

By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.19

School cultivates love for nature in children

A bunch of girls and boys have been getting their hands dirty at school — digging soil, sowing seeds and adding manure. Their reward: an abundance of fresh vegetables and flowers in the terrace gard...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 22.06.19

English-medium for Tripura BPL students

The Tripura government will bear the expenses of 3,000 students from below poverty line (BPL) for studying in private English medium schools of their choice from the next academic year.Education minis...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.19

Gadget the apple of teacher’s eye

A for apple… i for iPad. Students at The Newtown School will use iPads in class to learn lessons and solve worksheets.The device will be introduced for English, maths, social studies and science in ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.02.19

Hello, this is Saraswati calling

I was in KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa last week. Why? Protesting students. There had been a delay in payments by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme. Before that I was in Chad, Ethiopia, Uganda...
By Upala Sen in


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