Pradhuman murder could have been averted, CBSE tells SC

New Delhi/Gurugram, Oct 6:   The CBSE has told the Supreme Court that Pradhuman Thakur’s death in a Gurugram school could have been averted, had school authorities discharged their duties and responsibilities with care and sincerity, a lawyer said on Thursday.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) also…

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Bill to regularise 15,000 guest teachers in Delhi passed

New Delhi, Oct 5 :  The Delhi assembly on Wednesday passed a bill to make about 15,000 guest teachers employed in government schools permanent amid opposition disapproval.

The bill for regularisation of services of guest teachers and teachers engaged under the ‘Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’ was introduced in the assembly by…

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VC going on indefinite leave a victory for us: BHU students

New Delhi, Oct 4 (PTI) BHU students, who have been protesting against the lathicharge on girls at the campus last month, today hailed the Vice Chancellor’s move to go on indefinite leave as a “victory” for them.

University Vice Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi, under fire for his alleged mishandling…

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Education beyond gender

course titles ‘health across the gender spectrum’ spreads awareness about transgenders, reports Shyna Kalra

New Delhi Oct 02 : Adam with Coursera, an online education platform, has launched the course titled ‘health across the gender spectrum’, which talks about discrimination, identity crisis, mental health problems and even suicidal tendencies faced by…

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Trump directs $200 mn annually to sci-tech education

Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the Education Department to invest at least $200 million annually in grants funding schools in the country so they can expand their teaching in the areas of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

“Greater access to STEM and computer…

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