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Education  /  Published 26.02.20

Learn to teach critical thinking

Donning the hat of a learner comes naturally to me because as a quizzer I am interested in new information. I would strongly recommend the PGCertHE (postgraduate certificate in higher education offere...
By Aryapriya Ganguly in

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.20

The mentor's dilemma

This New Year, with its telling numerals, prompts us to acquire a clarity of vision. The latter is required urgently at this point of time because we are being constantly exposed to mixed messages, po...
By Devi Kar in

Opinion  /  Published 30.10.19

Have politicians forgotten what childhood was like?

It often seems as though politicians never had a childhood. They have forgotten how they tried to duck studies. The Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 for children between six and 14 yea...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.19

Classroom views

Having been a teacher since 1976, I have seen major changes in classroom technologies and the emergence of alternative sources of information like the electronic media and the internet. The attitude o...
By Anup Sinha in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.19

Parents join hands for kids with special needs

Homemaker Pompi Sarkar travels with her nine-year-old son Prantik from Budge Budge for two hours to reach a nondescript house in a bylane in Jadavpur, where the two attend classes for the next five ho...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.07.19

Warning against school job fraud in UAE

The Indian embassy in the United Arab Emirates has issued an advisory, warning people against falling prey to fake job offers in an Indian school in Abu Dhabi, according to a media report.The mission,...
By PTI in Dubai

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.19

Compulsory training for school heads in Bengal

The Bengal government is set to make it compulsory for the heads of all state-aided schools to undergo training to improve their administrative skills.The training programme, to start in June, aims to...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.04.19

BJP is unlikely to do well in Wayanad

Parting shotSir — As a teacher in a government-aided school, I would like to draw attention to problems that an educator faces while honestly performing his or her duties. Planning lessons for the e...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 21.02.19

Kancha Ilaiah wants kids to sing equality song

Dalit-Bahujan scholar Kancha Ilaiah, author of Why I am not a Hindu, has added Shepherd to his name to assert the dignity of his parental profession.In his latest memoir, From a Shepherd Boy to an Int...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

People  /  Published 16.02.19

The altruist of Naradari

Where is Dadu? Why haven’t you brought him along,” demands the petulant eight-year-old with closely cropped hair and a beige jacket over a pink frock. Her name is Bela, short for Belaboti, often r...
By Swachchhasila Basu in


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