India  /  Published 14.06.19

Delay in annual school data

The Centre’s decision to take over from a think tank an annual data survey of school infrastructure and make it an entirely online process is likely to delay the results, which are key to policy dec...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.19

Law students to turn teachers

Students of the city’s national law school will visit the districts of Bengal to educate trafficking victims, domestic helps, and brick kiln workers about laws and their legal rights.National Univer...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.19

Sri Sri Academy conducts survey to assess campus security

Boards highlighting ways to safeguard children and posters listing the names of the child protection committee members have come up on the campus of a city school after an online safety audit where st...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.19

Scan on faculty to boost NAAC grade

Visva-Bharati has set up an “academic observatory committee” to scan the performances and activities of teachers in a bid to increase its grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 20.02.20

DU wants to reward good teachers

The sentimental association of poverty with teaching has long been dissolved. Teaching may be a noble profession, but there is no need to be poor to prove it. Not that teaching figures among the highe...
By The Editorial Board in


West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.20

Pay raise prompts ‘steep’ fee hike in schools

Private schools are announcing a higher-than-usual fee hike to raise funds for implementing the Sixth Pay Commission’s recommendations.The monthly gross salary of teachers will increase by nearly 25...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.02.20

TET in hand, jobless youths prod CM

Over 50,000 candidates who qualified the Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET) in 2016, and had been expecting a quick decision on their appointment in government schools after the change of guard in Jha...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 01.11.18

SC relief for 10323 Tripura teachers

The Supreme Court on Thursday granted a two-year extension to 10,323 school teachers whose services were terminated by Tripura High Court in 2014, terming the recruitment rules “unconstitutional”....
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 13.07.19

Government assures teacher vacancies will be filled in 6 months

All the vacant faculty positions in central higher-education institutions will be filled in the next six months, the government assured Parliament on Friday.Human resource development minister Ramesh ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.10.19

DU row brews over plan for 9 centres

A Delhi University proposal to set up nine new centres, de-link them from the institution’s existing governance structure and give them more freedom, including the power to decide their fees, has se...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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