India  /  Published 28.10.20

Delhi schools to stay closed for now

All schools in Delhi will continue to be closed till further orders in view of the COVID-19 situation, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Wednesday. Parents are not in favour of reopen...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 19.10.20

School? Tube it

Manika Barman, an English teacher at the Khila Girls’ High School in Udaynaranpur, Howrah, started a YouTube channel two years ago to teach lifeskills through painting. Post the lockdown, she is...
By Chandreyee Ghose

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.10.20

Bokaro pvt schools warned over fees

The administration has given a written order to all the schools asking them to follow the guidelines strictly. The schools were told by the administration that there will be no increase in school fees...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Calcutta  /  Published 14.10.20

Court’s stand on minority-run schools

The high court on Tuesday clarified that it had included minority-run institutions in the order not to meddle “in the internal affairs of these institutions” but to figure out “a bes...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.10.20

HC: order to cut fees

The high court on Tuesday ordered private schools, including those run by the Church, to waive 20 per cent of tuition fees of students between April 2020 and one month after the schools resume on-camp...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Harder to stop child marriages

The prevention of child marriages has taken a hit during the pandemic. Teachers in the districts now don’t get to know if a girl has been married off as schools are closed. Earlier, they used t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

Teachers’ Day celebrations go online

St. Francis Xavier School “Our respect for teachers has increased immensely during the last six months. In fact, they are my lockdown inspirations,” said Priyangshu Dutta, who, despite th...
By Brinda Sarkar, Shatadipa Bhattacharya

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.09.20

Schools take to debating online

Students of various schools took to debating on Monday, the first time the annual inter-school competition organised by the Association of Schools for the Indian School Certificate (ASISC) was held on...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 22.09.20

6 months on, schools unfamiliar, unknown

Students in several city schools are attending classes online from various cities; some even from different countries and they have no idea how their school looks like. They have been admitted to a c...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.09.20

Schools unlikely to reopen this month

Jharkhand is unlikely to implement the Centre’s unlock 4.0 guidelines on staggered re-opening of schools for higher classes from September 21 with the education department thinking of slashing s...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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