Five Odisha teachers suspended for misbehaviour

At least five teachers from a state-run tribal residential school in Odisha's Malkangiri district have been suspended after students complained that the teachers denied them good food and misbehaved with them, an official said Monday.

Teachers' Day: Modi reaches out to over 500 mn audience, calls himself 'taskmaster'
Teachers' Day: Modi reaches out to over 500 mn audience, calls himself 'taskmaster'

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again demonstrated that he is a man of the masses as he addressed millions of students and teachers across the nation and took questions from them in a first-of-its-kind live mass contact event on Teachers’ Day, striking a chord with them as he laughed and chatted and recounted events from his childhood.

PM sends 80 lakh SMSes to teachers, students on Teachers' Day

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today sent SMSes to 80 lakh teachers and students wishing them on Teachers' Day.

Meghalaya Deputy CM hands over awards to teachers

 Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister R C Laloo today handed over the state and district awards to 44 school teachers recognising their contribution to the field of education.

Small efforts can help build nation: PM Modi
Small efforts can help build nation: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said even small efforts can help build the nation, leave alone saving energy.

Smriti Irani offers special thanks to teachers

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani Friday asked the teachers to continue to light up the lives of students and help improve them as a teacher within them never retires.

Customary practice of Gurukul still exist in Delhi

The customary practice of Gurukul still exist in Delhi.

DNA: The plight of schools in Naxal-affected villages of Chhattisgarh

Schools in Naxal-affected villages in Chhattisgarh remain non functional due to non availability of teachers and basic amenities.With Teacher's day round the corner, reports like these raise a question mark on the education system in the country.

Consider age relaxation for special educators: HC to Delhi govt

New Delhi, Aug 29 (PTI) The Delhi High Court today asked the city government to consider relaxing age norms of candidates while recruiting special educators in over 1700 MCD schools.

Maharashtra: Two teachers held for abetting suicide of three students

Two teachers of a private school at Virar were on Thursday arrested for allegedly forcing three students to commit suicide by subjecting them to corporal punishment, police said.

Gujarat govt to monitor classroom attendance of teachers, students

Going one step ahead of biometric-based attendance system, the Gujarat Education Department has decided to implement a broader system to monitor physical presence of students and teachers in state-run schools as well as colleges.

Bihar teachers get education degrees before birth!

Imagine getting a B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education) degree before turning 21 or even before being born? Strange as it may sound, that`s exactly what has happened in Bihar in at least 95 cases.

Teachers told me I`m not perfect as a young girl: Katie Holmes

Actress Katie Holmes has revealed she received a lot of criticism regarding her face at modelling school.

UGC asks universities to fill vacant posts of teachers

UGC has asked all central universities to identify reasons for teaching posts lying vacant and make concerted efforts to fill them up, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.

Mumbai teachers protest "abrupt" stoppage of salaries

Over 150 teachers from Marathwada region are staging a protest here since June 25, to demand Maharashtra government`s intervention after salaries of 235 teachers in aided schools were abruptly stopped in January last year.

Tripura govt welcomes SC decision to admit SLP on teachers

Tripura Minister for School Education Tapan Chakraborty said the Supreme Court`s decision to admit the Special Leave Petition against a Tripura High Court order dispensing with the services of 10,323 teachers came as a "relief" to the government.

Teachers helped to deal with parents` divorce: John Legend

Grammy-winning singer John Legend has revealed his teachers at school helped him to cope up with his parents` divorce.

Action against 7 teachers recommended in Odisha

Regional Directorate of Education, Berhampur, in Odisha has recommended action against seven teachers of Science College, Ganjam.

Teachers face action over extremism in UK schools

Teachers across Britain who expose students to extremist speakers may be struck off without a right to appeal, the UK government on Tuesday warned after a report found a "disturbing" effort by Islamic hardliners to gain control of some school.

Need novel steps to address lack of quality teachers: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that vacancies at universities was a concern and stressed on the need to adopt innovative measures to deal with the lack of quality teachers in the country.