World Teachers’ Day 2018, celebrated across the globe on October 5, had the theme “The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher”. This day is not observed in many educational institutions in India as we have a day (September 5) dedicated for this purpose.
Sue Wilkinson, the chief executive of the Association for Physical Education (AfPE), was crossing the road on a Friday afternoon when she tripped and fell. As a former gymnast, she knew how to fall. Wilkinson picked herself up, brushed herself down and carried on.
Inspiring women scientists. Can you guide a spacecraft into orbit around Mars and cook for eight people morning and night? Yes, if you get up at 5am, and your name is BP Dakshayani. Here the former head of flight dynamics and space navigation for the Indian space agency explains how she did it - and the housework too.
Peter Tabichi, a member of the Franciscan religious order, won the 2019 Global Teacher Prize. Brother Peter has been praised for his achievements in a deprived school with crowded classes and few text books.
If teachers want to have high status they should work in classrooms in China, Malaysia or Taiwan, because an international survey suggests these are the countries where teaching is held in the highest public esteem.
Melissa Lehan’s work as a private tutor has taken her to some fantastic places. She worked in Bermuda for a couple of years, then Canada. There were stints in southern France, the Bahamas and Tuscany in Italy.
The findings, from the education consultancy ISC Research, fuel fears that a rising number of maths and science teachers are being poached from British state schools to teach wealthy children in Asia and the Middle East.
NEW DELHI: The 2018 Annual International Career and College Counseling (IC3) Conference acknowledged that India's 350 million students, the biggest student population in the world, needs at least 1.4 million career counsellors to maintain a globally acceptable student-to-school-counsellor ratio.
The number of female students taking exams in A-level sciences overtook males for the first time ever this year, the culmination of decades-long efforts to encourage the take-up of science, maths and technology.
Educators in a remote valley in India devised a community approach to instructing students when teachers were sparse. It’s catching on. Ms. Dharssi is a journalist who reports on global development, sustainability and immigration.
Counselling or Psychotherapy is not considered as an option in Indian society. Often it is tagged as a service for mad people. The stigma does not allow vulnerable people to seek help when they need it. Adolescence and childhood is a developmental stage for ever individual.
The 2018 Annual International Career and College Counseling (IC3) Conference that concluded on August 30 in New Delhi acknowledged that India's 350 million students -- the biggest student population in the world -- need at least 1.