Digital divide: Tech widens gap in schools amid coronavirus pandemic

Students from socially, economically backward communities have no access to computers; many schools in city failed too

published on : 6th July 2020

Parents, students not in support of online classes: Survey

Around 68.7 per cent students, of the total 39,659, claimed they were unable to follow the classes, while most parents opined that the classes were not useful

published on : 4th July 2020

Expert panel formed to study use of technology in education

To recommend quality content for children in the wake of uncertainty over reopening of schools

published on : 11th June 2020

NEP will solve even 'future' problems caused by COVID, says AICTE chief

AICTE Chairman Anil Sahasrabudhe also hinted on including the digital footprint as one of the parameters in NIRF ranking for educational institutions post COVID-19 situation.

published on : 5th June 2020

HRD ministry tells educational institutions to allow students still in hostels to stay put

Last week, the HRD Ministry had directed that all exams in schools and colleges be postponed till March 31 and evaluation work be suspended.

published on : 21st March 2020

Telangana government allocates Rs 12,144 crore overall for overall education sector

While the government has allocated a budget of Rs 10,421 crore for school education and Rs 1,723 crore for higher education, it would build 268 new Gurukul schools for students from SC communities.

published on : 9th March 2020

Kerala HC bans strikes, protests in educational campuses

The court made it clear that it's a right of a student to study and hence other students cannot forcefully do anything that prevents this by unleashing protests which disrupt studies.

published on : 26th February 2020

Government to help kids from minority groups get free elementary education

The Central and State governments have come together to ensure children from minority communities in Telangana get free elementary education. 

published on : 16th February 2020

Pvt school, college bus fee set to increase

Fee of private school and college buses are set to rise as the budget has, after 23 years, increased the tax per seat to be paid by the educational institutions.

published on : 8th February 2020

'Virtual reality education tools promise an exciting time'

At present, the education system in our country places emphasis on rote learning. In the race to get more marks, students undergo tremendous pressure.

published on : 26th November 2019

Jagatsinghpur tops SATH-E survey on education

Out of 1,250 Government primary schools, 1,038 had applied for Garima of which 952 schools were pre-verified for bronze award.

published on : 11th November 2019

Education Minister Suresh Kumar to conduct phone-in programme

On children not eating mid-day meals in schools where onion and garlic is not included by NGO Akshaya Patra, Kumar said he will visit such schools to assess the situation. 

published on : 29th October 2019

Is our education system meaningful?

What causes this sharp and intense decline in the creativity of otherwise naturally gifted children when they go through schooling?

published on : 20th October 2019

Andhra Pradesh Education Minister finds his name in Rythu Bharosa list

Says goof-up, which was due to mistake by new clerical staff, was immediately rectified by agriculture dept

published on : 12th October 2019

Niti Aayog School Education Quality Index 2019 put focus on Telangana school education

Out of 20 states, Telangana’s rank fell from 17 to 18 between 2015-16 and 2016-17, with an overall performance of just 29.02%, says the think tank’s latest report

published on : 2nd October 2019
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