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Teachers to be trained to spot mental health issues early

Theresa May will promise new classroom teaching materials and updated statutory guidance on schools’ mental health responsibilities. Photograph: View Pictures/UIG via Getty Images Theresa May is to announce that all teachers in England and Wales will be trained to spot the early signs of mental health issues in children as part of a package of measures aimed at prioritising prevention. ... Read More »

School Teachers Can Help Increase Physical Activity In Kids

Involvement of teachers as participants in school recess — leading games, monitoring play and ensuring conflicts — may boost kid’s physical activity, a new study has found. Recess is seen by educators and policymakers as a valuable part of a child’s school day, in part because physical activity plays an important role in helping to curb high child obesity rates. ... Read More »

A teacher’s dream come true

  Having been brought up in the East End of London and taught in a working class area of Yorkshire for three years before moving to Hong Kong, it took Chris Forse a year working as an ESF teacher to adjust and “realise he had arrived in teacher heaven”. The year was 1974, and at a time when Island School ... Read More »

Over 5,000 computer teachers to be recruited by Haryana government: Manohar Lal Khattar

Over 5,000 regular computer teachers will be recruited by the Haryana government next year. Also, computer education will also be included in the regular course of the state.   Representative image Over 5,000 regular computer teachers will be recruited by the Haryana government next year as per CM Manohar Lal Khattar’s statement. Also, computer education will also be included in ... Read More »

Teacher’s Day: These people left their lucrative jobs to tutor students online

  There was a time when teaching methods were limited to blackboards, books and teachers’ narration. But with the digital revolution, online teaching websites and apps have changed the game. Now students can access knowledge through videos with teachers making learning visually interactive. This change in format is credited to some qualified individuals who ahve passed out from prestigious universities. ... Read More »

Teacher’s Day: These people left their lucrative jobs to tutor students online

There was a time when teaching methods were limited to blackboards, books and teachers’ narration. But with the digital revolution, online teaching websites and apps have changed the game. Now students can access knowledge through videos with teachers making learning visually interactive. This change in format is credited to some qualified individuals who ahve passed out from prestigious universities. They ... Read More »

Now, college teachers need not do research to get promotion

Making changes in the Academic Performance Index (API), a criterion on which teachers get their promotions, the HRD ministry is working on a plan to make research optional for college teachers. The Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has recently said that college teachers will no longer be mandated to conduct research to be eligible for promotions. However, if not research, ... Read More »

West Bengal: Make changes in new bill, teachers request Education Minister

Several teachers including a former university vice-chancellor were badly beaten by police when they refused to call off their rally, said WBCUTA general secretary Shrutinath Prahara. In picture, Teachers protesting in Kolkata against the new education bill RELATED STORIES Mumbai: 25 per cent seats reserved for EWS in school admissions 7-year-old girl seeks a job in Google, gets touching reply ... Read More »

JNU students block entry of teachers, officials in admin building

A nine-member delegation met the President and briefed him about various issues ranging from the issue of 100 per cent weightage given to viva-voce, intimidation and surveillance of faculty and students and the restrictions on freedoms of movement, assembly, speech and expression,” JNUTA president Ayesha Kidwai said. In picture, JNU students protesting against the new administration rules RELATED STORIES Shahnaz ... Read More »

Gujarat: Teachers skip classes to teach somewhere else

t comes before the notice of the government when several parents complained of the malpractice whereby teachers skipped their classes and teach somewhere else to make more money. Representational image RELATED STORIES President to inaugurate Indian History Congress in Kerala Demand for drivers on the rise: Union Minister launches Driving Training Programme in Coimbatore Maharashtra: Sainik Schools to upgrade curriculum ... Read More »