TN schools

COVID-19 effect: Tamil Nadu declares holiday for Classes 10 to 12 till January 31

While a holiday has already been declared for students of classes 1 to 9, physical classes were being held in schools only for those in the 10-12 grades.

published on : 16th January 2022

After 19 months, it’s school time for lower classes in TN

Govt schools record 76% turnout on Monday

published on : 2nd November 2021

Soaring admissions, insufficient classrooms: Bittersweet predicament for these TN govt schools

Three govt schools in Tiruchy district have had phenomenal admissions this year. However, none of them have more than 12 classrooms. They are worried given the SOP allowing only 20 students per class

published on : 22nd October 2021

2,631 schools in TN have only one teacher: UNESCO

Report claims most such schools are in the state’s rural areas

published on : 8th October 2021

Students will not be compelled to come to school for classes, Tamil Nadu govt tells HC

The petitioner said many parents are afraid to send children to schools amid the pandemic and the fear of a third wave. Moreover, there are no COVID vaccines available yet for children, he pointed out

published on : 31st August 2021

TN schools, colleges to reopen as scheduled from September 1, beaches to be closed on Sundays

The bar on public worship in places of worship on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and the bar on organising festivals will continue

published on : 30th August 2021

Spoken English classes for Standards VI to XII soon, says Tamil Nadu minister

The minister also said that as per the directive of CM Stalin, efforts would be taken to improve the ‘learning outcome’ of students since Tamil Nadu lagged behind in this aspect at the national level

published on : 26th August 2021

Rs 200 crore project soon to address learning losses of kids during pandemic: TN minister

Making a statement in this regard, the minister said schools have been closed in Tamil Nadu for the past one-and-a-half years and there have been shortcomings in imparting lessons to the children

published on : 19th August 2021

Madras HC directs private schools to issue transfer certificates without demanding due fees

The state government submitted that due to the pandemic situation, it wanted to ensure that children are not stopping their education midway for want of transfer certificates while shifting schools

published on : 7th August 2021

Parents who suffered income loss during COVID pandemic can pay lower school fees: Madras HC

No child shall be barred from attending online or offline classes for reasons of non-payment of fees, the court said

published on : 30th July 2021

#MeToo: Tamil Nadu govt issues guidelines for student safety and protection from sexual abuse

The guidelines have been issued in the wake of several allegations of sexual harassment, abuse and misconduct surfacing on social media against faculty members in different schools in the city

published on : 21st June 2021

Schools begin admissions in Tamil Nadu, action to be taken against those demanding full fees

School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi said admissions have begun in 27 education districts. He said admissions in the remaining 11 districts will start shortly as well.

published on : 14th June 2021

All state board students in Classes 1 to 8 promoted in Tamil Nadu

In February, the Tamil Nadu government had already announced that students of Classes 9 to 11 were declared ‘all pass’

published on : 1st June 2021