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101 management schools apply to shut shop as business is bad

Battling vacant seats and a dip in campus placements, more than 100 business schools offering MBA degrees and postgraduate diplomas in business administration applied for closure in 2017-18, according to officials familiar with the development. Data with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the apex body of technical and management institutes, shows that a total of 101 management ... Read More »

Religious instruction should be banned in schools

YES Erodes secularity Against Constitution…  India is a secular country in which Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Jews and even animistic cultures thrive. Religious instruction in schools can erode the secular fabric of this ancient nation. Even if multi-religious instructions are taught, it would create hatred and blind obedience. Sudipta Mandal, Class IX, The Levelfield School, Suri, Birbhum Religion is something which should ... Read More »

Education Notes: ADE recognizes civic engagement schools

Safford K-8 Magnet School was recognized for effective implementation of proven practices in civic learning. Thirty-five Arizona schools have been named 2016-17 Civic Engagement schools by the Arizona Department of Education. The Tucson Unified School District’s Safford K-8 Magnet School was among eight schools that won the department’s highest distinction as a school of excellence. The program identifies schools that ... Read More »

New schools lead Macarthur’s education transformation

We want the roads, we want the rail, but most of all; we want a world-class education system for our children. The Macarthur region is set to see a mass of new schools constructed, particularly in the growth area of Camden and upgrades to existing schools to cater for the masses of young families. The Camden area, where the population ... Read More »

How opening schools to real competition can improve education

In the quality of overall education, SA ranks in the bottom six in the world, while in maths and science SA is second-last, says the writer. Picture: JACKIE CLAUSEN The investigation of Vodacom by the Competition Commission for alleged abuse of dominance raises an obvious question about the quality of education in SA: if a telecoms monopoly is bad for ... Read More »

Blue Whale Challenge: Bengal Education Minister instructs schools to ban cell phones

After reports of increasing suicide cases surfaced, Partha Chatterjee, West Bengal Education Minister has directed all schools in the state to ensure that students do not carry mobile phones in classes.   Representative image After reports of increasing suicide cases surfaced, Partha Chatterjee, West Bengal Education Minister has directed all schools in the state to ensure that students do not ... Read More »

JD(U) MP writes to Prakash Javadekar demanding scrapping of admission quota in government-aided schools

Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) MP Harivansh has written a letter to Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar demanding scrapping of admission quota for MPs in the Kendriya Vidyalaya and other government-aided schools. The JD(U) leader said that earlier the MPs had the right of recommending five names for admission, but the current government increased it to 10. However, the MP ... Read More »

Local schools clamping down on fidget gadgets

WEST MICHIGAN (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – Fidget gadgets are in high demand right now. The devices spin, click, and twirl, and they’re billed as a way to help both kids and adults focus. However, some local schools are telling parents to have their kids leave them at home. The fidget cube and hand spinner are two products in a now-crowded field ... Read More »

‘Curb corporal punishment in schools’, Menaka Gandhi writes to HRD ministry

After the increasing cases of corporal punishments came into limelight, Maneka Gandhi has written to HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar in order to curb such punishments in schools. Need to curb corporal punishment in schools RELATED STORIES Delhi Nursery Admissions: HC allows admission process to go on Shiamak Davar has a message for CBSE Board aspirants! Dead rat found in midday ... Read More »

Prakash,Javadekar:,Fresh,norms,to,be,issued,for,CBSE,schools,to,reduce,school,bag,burden

At an event organised by the CBSE, Prakash Javadekar said that in order to reduce the burden of school bags on students, the ministry is working on fresh norms for CBSE schools. Fresh norms to be issued for CBSE schools RELATED STORIES 94,832 candidates apply for MBA entrance exam in Maharashtra Puducherry seeks exemption from NEET: CM Narayanasamy JNU agitation ... Read More »