A survey conducted by the Parent-Teacher Association United Forum (PTAUF) in 2012 — soon after the Mantralaya incident — of 300 schools (100 BMC-run, 100 aided and 100 unaided), revealed that most of the buildings violated fire safety norms
Billy Bears is a chain of preschools headquartered in Bangalore, India. They provide pre and primary school education for the children from 6 months of age till 6 years and above. Ms Latha Murthy with an overall experience of 32 years is associated with this school for the past 6 years.
A gold medal in B.Ed, most inspiring teacher in an online student poll, 1st place in The Deccan Herald and Air India Contest for Teachers and so on….These are a few awards to mention in her long list. In her 22 years of career she shaped up so many good students such as Rahul Dravid, Ryan Lobo, RehanPoncha. She shared her views about an ideal History class in this interview.
Birla Vidyamandir, Nainital is a residential senior secondary school for boys and is affiliated to the CBSE board.It was founded in July 1947 by Bharath Ratna Pt.Govind Ballabh Pant. The school was named after Sri G.D. Birla who was a pioneer in developing the school with his constant donations.
Recently I received this letter from Mr. Nitya Matthai, my old school teacher at Lawrence School, Lovedale (Tamil Nadu). Mr. Matthai has been teaching at Lovedale for 35 years now..I post this letter for the benefit of fellow teachers in the Indian schools.
Located in Bangalore, Trio World School is a co-educational day and residential school for children upto 18 years of age. The school offers IGCSE, AS, A levels and ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education) curriculum.
Shemrock is a chain of playschools located in Bangalore and headquartered in Delhi. The founders of the school are Dr. D.R Arora and Dr. (Mrs.) Bimla Arora who have extensive experience in the education industry. Ms. Lilly Pushpa, the Associate Director of the Bangalore chapter has been with the school for the past one and a half years.
Takes (students) on field trips which helps the students come up with investigating questions and making hypothesis. This improves in mind mapping, data handling and analysing skills which help them in their daily life.
With the Right to Education Act (RTE) quota admissions turning into a fiasco in Nagpur, the division's top education official finally stepped in an effort to stem the tide. Anil Pardhi, deputy director of education (DDE), who is responsible for schools in six districts of Nagpur division, warned schools to either admit RTE students immediately or face action.
“No school was found to be properly prepared for disasters. Schools may not be in a position to safeguard the lives of children, teachers and staff in case of any natural or man-made hazard,” the survey, carried out by Global Rescue Consultants Private Limited (GRCPL), said.
People have been grappling with the question of artificial creativity -- alongside the question of artificial intelligence -- for over 170 years. For instance, could we program machines to create high quality original music? And if we do, is it the machine or the programmer that exhibits creativity? Gil Weinberg investigates this creative conundrum
Teaching ought to be a profession for hard-working altruists who want to improve children’s life prospects. But all too often school systems seem designed to attract mediocre timeservers. Many Mexican teachers have inherited their jobs; Brazilian ones earn less than other public servants, and retire much earlier. Each school-day a quarter of Indian teachers play truant. In New York it is so hard to sack teachers that even those accused of theft or assault may be parked away from pupils, doing “administrative tasks” on full pay, sometimes for years..
"the ‘educated Indian’ of the nineteenth century, flush with his English language, literature, technology, dress and manners, became ashamed of his past. Forgetting that his forebears had attained superb summits in the adventure of consciousness through science, religion, literature and the rest, he decided to Europeanize himself completely."
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