West Bengal  /  Published 20.08.19

Lessons for Calcutta schools on mental health

Schools must train teachers to identify children who show signs of stress and anxiety in class, the state child rights protection agency has said.Parents, too, have been asked to inform the school if ...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.18

Teacher neighbours feted in New Town CE Block

Who says Teachers’ Day is only celebrated in school? The residents of New Town’s CE Block celebrated September 5 this year by felicitating the 17 teachers residing in the block.“This was an atte...
By Subarna Koley in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.19

Kalyani University biometric protest hits classes

Classes were hampered at Kalyani University for the third consecutive day on Thursday by a section of teachers who have announced a weeklong boycott to protest the varsity’s new biometric attendance...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

North East  /  Published 07.09.19

7 BEd colleges lose NCTE tag

The National Council of Teachers Education (NCTE) has withdrawn recognition to BEd courses in seven Assam colleges.The seven colleges are Sipajhar BEd College, Dr Anita Baruah Sarmah College of Educat...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.19

Mamata reaches out to teachers

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday urged educators to “have faith” in her as she underscored her willingness to fulfil all their demands while pointing to a paucity of resources. The Bengal chief ministe...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.02.19

Blow to Sanskrit teachers

The government on Monday said there was “no provision under rules” to regularise nearly 250 contractual teachers across the 12 campuses of a centrally funded Sanskrit university, drawing accusatio...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.01.20

Panel to probe JNU violence: VC Jagadesh Kumar

The Jawaharlal Nehru University has formed a five-member committee to probe the January 5 violence on the campus that had left around 35 people injured, vice chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar said on Thurs...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.01.20

IIM skip-quota chances dim

The government is unlikely to oblige the Indian Institutes of Management and accept their request to exempt them from reserving seats for teachers from socially and economically underprivileged backgr...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.01.19

Campus call for law

Teachers and students on Thursday demanded an immediate law to bypass a Supreme Court judgment favouring department-wise implementation of teacher quotas at universities, which slashes reserved posts....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 20.12.19

Arunachal nod to 2 policies

The Arunachal Pradesh cabinet, headed by chief minister Pema Khandu, on Friday approved two important policies to help rationalise transfer and posting of teachers serving under the state government a...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar


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