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

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

Covid stress tells on schoolteachers

In this Covid-hit world, it’s the schoolteachers who are reaching out to counsellors in their institutions and outside to cope with the stress during the pandemic. Some of the teachers are crac...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.20

Darjeeling teacher John West dies at 80

John West, 80, who showed that academics of small towns could leave a mark in the country’s education system, breathed his last at his home in Darjeeling early on Wednesday morning.“John suffered ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 03.03.20

Jail for teacher-transferring officials in Assam

The Assam government will introduce a bill during the ongoing budget session to send to jail officials for three years who transfer teachers before they serve 10 years in the schools they join their s...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.01.20

Protest over transfer of teachers

Hundreds of students of Government T. Romana College staged a sit-in on Thursday outside the new secretariat office here protesting against the transfer of two teachers.The agitating students demanded...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 30.12.19

Protest rider for teachers in Assam

In the wake of statewide anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests, the Assam government on Monday issued another order, restricting the teacher community from making any statement or opinion crit...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 29.12.19

Panel spots teacher-training ills, govt quiet

Private BEd and diploma colleges’ practice of hiring mediocre teachers for low salaries and generous marking in exams are among the biggest problems afflicting teacher training in India, an expert p...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 15.12.19

Teacher posting rules soon

The Mizoram government will soon introduce new rules to check and ensure that teachers are posted at their respective postings, a Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) leader quoting education minister Lalchhandama ...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 10.11.19

Four lakh aspirants sit for TET

Nearly four lakh candidates appeared for the teacher eligibility test (TET) amid tight security across Assam on Sunday.The last TET was held in the state in 2012.Altogether 2,30,482 candidates appeare...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.19

Teachers’ ceasework against pay hike cut-off

The West Bengal College and University Teachers’ Association (WBCUTA) has called a ceasework on November 19 to demand that the pay hike announced by the chief minister on Tuesday be implemented from...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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