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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 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 11.07.22

Govt school students in Kolkata, rest of West Bengal face unending wait for fresh uniforms

The state government is yet to deliver school uniforms even after two weeks of the completion of summer vacation.  Many students in the government and aided schools are turning up in casual atti...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.07.22

Covid tells on attendance in Kolkata schools, teachers test positive too

South Point issued a notice to parents on Thursday asking them to sign an online health declaration form. Based on the information in the form, parents will receive an automated email that will indica...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 28.06.22

Worries eat into guardians’ relief over reopening of schools in Kolkata

Summative tests Parents of a Class VIII student of Hare School said his son was worried because the first summative tests could not be held following an early start of the vacation. “It was imp...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.06.22

Snarls from Deshapriya to Park Circus hassle commuters on Day 1 of South Point reopening

“It took me 45 minutes to reach the Rashbehari crossing from Gariahat,” said a resident of Panchanantala in south Kolkata. The stretch usually takes less than five minutes to cover. Traff...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Jhinuk Mazumdar in Gariahat

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

News  /  Published 25.06.22

WB schools to reopen on June 27 with COVID-19 protocols in place

The school education department of West Bengal issued a list of precautions to be taken for reopening of schools ...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 25.06.22

West Bengal government, aided schools to reopen on June 27

The state education department has announced that government and aided schools will reopen after summer vacation on June 27 maintaining all Covid norms. “We have decided to reopen schools on Mo...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


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