In Mamata's Bengal, teachers rendered 'punching bags'

In Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal, teachers are steadily turning out to be 'punching bags', with many calling the frequent attacks on them a reflection of the growing lawlessness in the state.

Prashant Bhushan sends legal notice to Manish Sisodia over recruitment of contractual teachers

Supreme Court lawyer and former AAP member Prashant Bhushan has sent a legal notice to Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia over the government's alleged "backdoor" regularisation of contractual teachers.

More than 200 protesting teachers arrested in Iran: Activists

More than 200 teachers have been arrested during a protest outside the parliament in Tehran demanding the release of their colleagues from jail, an activist group said.

CPI-M lambasts govt for delay in filling vacant teachers posts

CPI(M) on Monday demanded that steps be taken on a war footing to fill vacancies in teachers posts in various government schools in the Union Territory.

English teachers in Punjab flunk English test

English school teachers in Punjab have flunked the English language test.

Group of experts formed to improve language skills of English teachers in Punjab

 Expressing concern over poor language skills of English teachers of government schools, Punjab Education Minister Daljit Singh Cheema on Thursday constituted a core group of experts to work out a long-term strategy to improve their English.

Two teachers suspended in UP after found missing on election duty

A headmaster and teacher of two different government schools were suspended for allegedly not attending panchayat election duty here, official said on Friday.

Afghan teachers strike, schools close over pay demands

Teachers in the Afghan capital are on strike in support of demands for higher pay and improved conditions.

Teaching may come with a headache!

Teachers suffer psychosomatic disorders such as exhaustion, fatigue, and headaches more frequently than other occupational groups, Germany-based research has found.

Compensation win for Japanese teachers forced to sing anthem

A Japanese court has awarded millions of dollars in compensation to a group of teachers who were punished for refusing to sing the country`s anthem, the group said Tuesday as it condemned nationalism in education.

WB approves $250 mn for primary school teachers in Bihar

The World Bank will offer a credit of USD 250 million to Bihar government over the next five years as part of a programme to help improve effectiveness of elementary school teachers in the state by making them more qualified, accountable and responsive.

Patna HC orders probe over teachers with fake degrees

Patna, May 18 (IANS) The Patna High Court on Monday directed the director of Bihar vigilance department to probe the recruitment of nearly 40,000 government teachers who allegedly used fake degree certificates to get the jobs, a lawyer said.

Schools with at least 10 minority students to appoint Urdu teacher: Harish Rawat

One Urdu teacher each will be appointed in every school where the number of minority students is 10 or more, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has said. 

J&K govt to give laptops to teachers for live demos to students

To make learning interesting, the Jammu and Kashmir government will be providing laptops to school teachers to ensure that they can give live demonstrations to students on various topics.

Nursery teachers: Aspirants stage protest, demand govt jobs

 A group of nursery teachers' training degree holders today staged a protest outside the BJP state headquarters here demanding that they be recruited as pre-primary teachers in Anganwadi.

Gujarat CM promises to discharge teachers from quake debris scam

In a major relief to the 572 teachers accused in the multi-crore debris removal scam post the 2001 earthquake, Chief Minister Anandi Patel said on Saturday all of them will be discharged from the case.

Jammu and Kashmir: Teachers protest for release of their salaries

The teachers working in the Jammu and Kashmir Education Department on Wednesday staged a protest here demanding the release of their salaries.

Maharashtra to bring 'cashless card scheme' for teachers

Maharashtra government will start a cashless card scheme for teachers under which they can avail treatment in private hospitals, the cost for which will be borne by government, state Education Minister Vinod Tawde said on Tuesday.

School begins probe into molestation charges against teachers in Maharashtra

The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, where at least 49 girl students had last week complained of sexual harassment by their teachers, has launched an internal probe into the alleged offence.