Calcutta  /  Published 13.11.20

Practicals: teachers worried

Teachers across schools are concerned about the loss of practical classes because of the pandemic, especially for students in Class XII who are expected to appear for board exams next year. Usually, ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

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 in

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.20

House collapse kills 2

Two brothers were killed and their father severely injured when their two-storey mud house collapsed on them at a village in Bankura’s Joypur early on Friday. Police said brothers Santosh Biswa...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura

Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

Teachers’ Day celebrations go online

Bidhannagar Govt High School Two days were more than enough for students of Bidhannagar Government High School to plan a special surprise for their teachers on September 5. Seventeen students of Cla...
By Brinda Sarkar, Shatadipa Bhattacharya in

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Teachers Day tributes go online

Simran Sarawgi of Class XII also spoke on what teaching means. Then the cultural performances started. Ayush Chakroborty, Taparup Kundu, Suryarati Saha and Shreya Banik of Class XII presented a group...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.20

Teacher at Toto school receives national award

Misha Ghosal, the headmistress of Dhaniram Toto Memorial High School at Totopara in Alipurduar district, received the National Teachers’ Award from Surendra Kumar Meena, the district magistrate ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 06.09.20

Teachers start day with protest

Shalu Mahajan, an assistant professor of Acharya Narendra Dev College, began Teachers’ Day with a protest at the institution and later joined a dharna at Delhi University before being detained b...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.20

‘Deprived’ teachers fast on Teacher’s Day

Part-time and whole-time contractual teachers of Cooch Behar University BT & Evening College, which is affiliated under North Bengal University, organised a daylong hunger strike on Teacher’...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.09.20

Daily trek to class, crossing a hill

Their school, like any other in the state, is also closed. They laughed when Sharad asked them if they also resorted to online teaching during the lockdown. “We could not do that even if we want...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 05.09.20

Unseen riches: Notes on Teachers' Day

The terrifying mathematics teacher is now a figure of myth. So are numerous others, whether it is the guru in the pathshala who nods off cane in hand while the pupils struggle with...
By The Editorial Board in


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