N Dhamotharan

Tangedco and TNPCB should audit colleges for NAAC ranking, say professors

Citing her own experience, she said “We approached a private firm for the audit, and it asked `51,300 including GST.

22 Sep 2023

Temporary teachers: norms violated, low pay affects education in Tamil Nadu

There is also an allegation that school management committees and headmasters have hired candidates as temporary teachers based on political pressure from functionaries.

19 Sep 2023

Out of syllabus work cutting into teaching time at Tamil Nadu government schools

According to data from the department, the state has 37,387 government schools. Of them, 11,265 have fewer than 30 students, while 13,594 have a strength of 31 to 100.

18 Sep 2023

Government school education wilts for want of teachers in Tamil Nadu

The state hasn’t recruited new teachers in a decade. As a result, there are 13,331 teaching posts vacant. This doesn’t include posts that will fall vacant as teachers retire.

17 Sep 2023

A skyward journey, to dream big

It was in 2019 that Gnanasekaran first took 105 kids, their parents, and teachers on a flight from Coimbatore to Chennai.

03 Sep 2023

Common question paper for Classes 6-12 in Tamil Nadu

The question paper would then be sent to TNSCERT and after approval, and then to all districts.

27 Aug 2023

Poor administration at TNTEU affects future prospects of B.Ed students in Tamil Nadu

The delay in conducting B.Ed exams and publishing results is affecting many students who are seeking to take up teaching jobs. 

23 Aug 2023

Zero enrolment, alumni association initiative takes a hit in Kovai

“To enroll an alumnus in the portal, we have to upload details like the person’s name, address, age, gender, date of birth, Aadhaar number, occupation, school completing year etc,

21 Aug 2023

Question paper delay hits mid-term test schedule

“The question papers reached the schools after 1 pm, due to which we were forced to conduct both exams consecutively.

09 Aug 2023

Govt school teacher in Tamil Nadu beats up Class 8 boy, dislocates his shoulder 

According to sources from school, the Class 8 boy and a Class 6 student got into a clash while playing in school on Thursday afternoon.

07 Aug 2023

Feed-back: CM Stalin’s breakfast scheme is in good taste

Schools in most dists benefit from scheme, but, Kovai teachers say food quality dipped this academic year; kids seek more varieties 

31 Jul 2023

Students upset as govt arts college in TN increases PTA fees to Rs 1,000

Ramesh, a second-year UG student said, “When I joined, the administration collected Rs 500 as PTA fee and said that it would be collected only in the first year.

27 Jul 2023

Not so sweet affair as Kesari goes missing from school breakfast in TN

The scheme is implemented in 121 corporation primary and middle schools in Coimbatore, benefiting 12,900 children.

22 Jul 2023

Students in TN marked absent in Naan Mudhalvan exams

According to sources, Bharathiar University introduced Naan Mudhalvan courses last year.

20 Jul 2023

Corporation school loses out on kids as agricultural university shuts three gates in TN

Coimbatore corporation primary school on TNAU campus records no new admission this year

11 Jul 2023