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.

Government schools need improvement in quality: AAP survey

A survey by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) aimed at improving education in Delhi government schools has revealed that the quality of education in government schools needs to be improved.

Summer holidays extended in Bengal government schools

With an eye on the weather, the West Bengal government on Friday extended the summer holidays in government-run schools by a week.

More teachers for govt schools: Manish Sisodia

Delhi government on Monday announced expansion and improvement of infrastructure of government educational institutions with more teachers along with formation of a committee to regulate private schools admission and fees.

Delhi`s stressed-out teachers reject meditation courses

A plan by authorities in New Delhi to send stressed-out teachers on free meditation courses has backfired after they said they would rather prefer the money was spent on improving the Indian capital`s crumbling schools.

Students promoted to new classes to deposit old books in WB

Students promoted to new classes in government schools or in aided or sponsored school in Burdwan district have been asked to deposit their old books for use of incoming students of those classes.

Tripura to act against 'proxy' teachers, employers

The Tripura government will take stern action against 'proxy' teachers and their employers in government and government-aided schools, an education department official said here Friday.

Will improve government schools in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal
Will improve government schools in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

Promising to improve the condition of government schools and making them as "attractive as private ones", Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal Saturday said good education was the basic right of every child.

Punjab to give free bicycles to over 1 lakh girl students

The Punjab government will distribute free bicycles to over one lakh girl students of government schools in the state, as part of a scheme aimed at motivating them for higher education.

Punjabi, Urdu language teachers to be recruited in Himachal

Himachal government would appoint 100 Punjabi and an equal number of Urdu teachers in selected government schools.

Haryana to launch policy to invite donations for govt schools

Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will launch a new policy under which interested donors can contribute funds or other items to strengthen government schools in the state.

CBSE results: Delhi govt schools perform best

Government schools in Delhi have performed the best among other such institutes across the country in this year`s Central Board of Secondary Education Class-XII examination, the results of which was announced on Monday.

Girls in 60 govt schools get martial arts training

Delhi Government has started imparting training on various martial arts like karate, taekwondo and judo to girls studying in 60 schools run by it.

Delhi: ‘37% govt school toilets very dirty`

Thirty seven percent of toilets in the capital`s government schools are "very dirty" and in "subhuman" condition, a survey done by the NGO CRY has revealed.

TN to recruit 7,000 teachers for govt schools

The Chief Minister has directed creating a total of 6,872 graduate teacher vacancies in the current academic year.

Provide toilets in government schools: SC

Temporary facilities must be provided by Nov 30, in case permanent services cannot be enabled, Justices Dalveer Bhandari and Dipak Misra said.

Supreme Court: Provide toilets in govt schools

The Supreme Court Tuesday directed all the states and union territories to provide toilet facilities in all government schools by Dec 31.

Punjab asks schools to ban leather shoes

The Punjab government has urged government schools to ban the wearing of leather shoes, officials said on Friday.

‘Gita Saar’ in MP school syllabus opposed

Peeved at MP govt`s plan to teach `Gita Saar` in government schools,
a local organisation, Tuesday demanded that the essence of their holy texts
too should be taught along with it.