Illam Thedi Kalvi

Off the cuff

A 22-year-old woman from Malappuram in Kerala was recently catfished by 30-year-old resident of Dindigul district, but her insta-love didn’t entirely end in tears.

published on : 20th February 2023

Woman kills self over ‘derogatory’ post, one held

Beulah and her colleague Sowbakkiyam allegedly had a misunderstanding, said the police.

published on : 22nd December 2022

No pay, ITK volunteers reluctant to handle adult literacy classes in Coimbatore

For this, as many as 1,225 centres have been formed to conduct classes from next month.

published on : 19th December 2022

A year on since implementation, 'Illam Thedi Kalvi' comes knocking on private schoolchildren's doors

Fingers point to the activity-based learning, and the volunteers’ efforts to go beyond the syllabus to teach, as reasons for the feat.

published on : 7th November 2022

Eyebrows raised as Union MoS praises implementation of NEP in State

On the State’s opposition to the NEP, the minister said, “Officially, the State government did not reject the NEP.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Illam Thedi Kalvi to get 182 temporary teachers

Earlier, the department allowed the School Management Committees to fill 13,331 teacher posts vacant in schools across the State.

published on : 23rd September 2022

Innovative models on display at Illam Thedi Kalvi stalls in Tiruchy book fair pull crowd

Several teachers from private schools who visited the stall showed interest in knowing more about the educational models and the teaching methodology followed.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Education department to rate impact of Illam Thedi Kalvi in TN

Invites tenders from private companies to conduct the assessment across 2L centres

published on : 20th September 2022

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin unveils Karunanidhi statue in Tiruvannamalai

Earlier in the day, the CM inaugurated a centre for Illam Thedi Kalvi in Aaranji village near Kilpennathur in the district.

published on : 9th July 2022

Reading marathon comes to an end in Tamil Nadu, 17 lakh students participate

Between June 1 and 11, 17 lakh students from classes 2 to 8 read 227 crore words in 8.6 lakh hours with the help of Read Along, an app launched by the department in association with Google.

published on : 13th June 2022

Illam Thedi Kalvi continues in this TN village even during holidays, thanks to students

It is essentially like tuition classes for government school students.

published on : 29th May 2022

Education gets big push and big bucks    

With Rs 37K-crore fund & a passel of schemes, the new govt aims to build an education system that’s high on quality and quantity.

published on : 3rd May 2022

‘Rs 7,000 crore over 5 years for better classes’ 

During the pandemic, whenever we discussed reopening of schools, learning gap was a constant challenge.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Post-covid, TN’s school education moves ahead

Besides, to retain students, the government also focused on improving infrastructure in State-run schools and has planned to build 18,000 classrooms and set up smart classrooms in primary schools.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Illam Thedi Kalvi vital to fill learning gap: Tamil Nadu Minister Anbil Mahesh

Distributing pamphlets on SMC’s role to parents, he said, “Parents’ duties do not end once they send their wards to school.

published on : 21st March 2022

Illam Thedi Kalvi scheme ‘draws’ school students to its classes in Vellore

The Tamil Nadu government launched this programme as it recognises the pandemic-induced gap in learning among school children.

published on : 13th March 2022