Odisha schools

Journalists can enter schools but not talk to students: Dhenkanal Collector Saroj Sethi

Acting on the order, Kankadahada BEO had written to school headmasters and stated that FIR should be lodged against the mediaperson in case of any 'unauthorised' entry.

published on : 12th July 2022

Schools reopen after summer break in Odisha with revised learning calendar

Attendance of students on the day was relatively low and the adherence to COVID safety protocol was minimal in many schools due to relaxation of norms.

published on : 18th June 2022

Verandah serves as classrooms, kitchen functions from toilet in many in Ganjam schools

Sources said despite release of funds for construction of new anganwadi buildings and their management, many centres are running in a pitiable condition.

published on : 7th June 2022

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dedicates 531 transformed schools

As many as 2,908 schools have undergone transformation during the second phase of the State government's programme.

published on : 4th June 2022

Odisha curtails summer vacation by a month to bridge learning loss

The poor marks obtained by the students in the baseline survey carried out for Class I to VIII students in three phases between October 25, 2021 to March 11 was one of the key drivers.

published on : 16th April 2022

Goodies greet kids as schools reopen in Odisha   

Campuses of government schools were abuzz with fun-filled activities to familiarise students with physical classes

published on : 1st March 2022

After 2 years of Covid break, Odisha primary students to enter schools today

Though the government had allowed offline classes for the upper primary level from November 15 last year, it was scrapped from January 7 following the outbreak of the third wave of the pandemic.

published on : 28th February 2022

Odisha child rights body calls for identifying poor students, bringing them to schools

Last year, the department opened a dedicated portal ‘RTE Paradarshi’ for online admission of the EWS students to private schools in their neighbourhood under RTE.

published on : 18th February 2022

Odisha: Students to learn gender equity in schools from this academic year

MoU will be signed between SME dept and Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab soon  

published on : 16th February 2022

Bhubaneswar's private schools cool heels, government institutions see healthy turnout

Govt schools recording 50 pc attendance, while turnout is below 10 pc in some pvt schools

published on : 11th February 2022

Odisha to reopen schools and colleges from February 7 as Covid cases plummet

All schools, colleges, ITIs, polytechnics, professional colleges and universities will reopen in the state. Classes from Standard I to Standard VII will, however, reopen from February 14.

published on : 3rd February 2022

Save the children, reopen schools, please!

Back in 2020 when COVID struck and there was very little understanding of a pandemic of this magnitude, the shutdown seemed appropriate but now, it is baffling.

published on : 30th January 2022

Private schools, coaching centres in Cuttack throw Covid caution to wind

While schools are conducting 'doubt-clearing sessions' in person after obtaining undertakings from parents and guardians, coaching classes continue to operate unchecked by flouting all restrictions.

published on : 15th January 2022

Schools for class I to V to reopen from January 3 in Odisha

The School and Mass Education (SME) department stated that the decision to reopen schools for primary students was taken in view of the downward trend of Covid-19 in the state.

published on : 29th December 2021

Schools in Odisha without certificate of recognition to face action

This has left parents worried as the State government has clarified that schools lacking certificate of recognition cannot send their students for admission to Navodaya or Adarsh Vidyalayas.

published on : 11th December 2021

Over 49,000 secondary students dropped out in Odisha: Minister

The lowest 13 students including seven tribals did not transit from secondary to senior secondary in Mayurbhanj district, followed by 19 including one tribal student in Cuttack district.

published on : 9th December 2021

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates 135 more transformed schools

The Chief Minister said that school is the identity of a person next to the country and family. He hoped that students will bring glory to the schools by excelling in their studies.

published on : 17th November 2021

761 vacant teaching posts pose question on Odisha school transformation

As per reports, as many as 761 posts of teachers are lying vacant in higher secondary schools in the district.

published on : 12th November 2021

Class 1 to 7 students may attend school post-Diwali in Odisha

Members of teachers’ associations at primary and upper-primary level welcomed the State government’s plan to reopen schools for the elementary students in a phased manner.

published on : 1st November 2021

Odisha: Offline classes resume for class 8 after 18 months

Though classes will be conducted offline, the department has kept the online option open for the students.

published on : 26th October 2021
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