ADEK Honours Indian-Origin Teacher

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ADEK Recognizes Indian-Origin Teacher And Honours With 'Best Teacher' Award

Greeshma Rajesh Anil Kumar, the 35-year-old computer science teacher in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, has been awarded the best teacher award.  Kumar, an Indian-origin teacher has been awarded by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) for his dedication and contribution to education in Abu Dhabi. Notably, Greeshma Rajesh Anil Kumar is a teacher at Mayoor Private School.

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 08:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Abu Dhabi, Best Teacher Award, Indian Origin Teacher, ADEK, Private Schools

Paper Leak

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Exam Cancelled, Pvt School Manager Arrested Following Question Paper Leak: UP

A private school manager was arrested in connection with the English question paper leak case on April 2 in Uttar Pradesh. The police identified the man as Bhanu Pratap Singh. "He is accused of sharing the leaked question paper. His role in leaking the question paper is also being looked into," the DSP said. As a result, the English examination is currently cancelled in 24 districts of the state.

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 08:21 PM / by Devadutta Deb

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Indian Education, Private Schools, HSC Results, Exams

School Children

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Parents Request SC To Reduce School Fees

Parents have requested the Supreme Court to reduce the school fees as classes are being held online. Supreme Court on August 26, administered the state government that the education for the present academic year for children who became orphans due to the pandemic, should continue without any disturbance. Child Welfare Committees and District Education Officers also had a word with private schools regarding the education of the orphan children… read-more

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 - 04:26 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid-19, Education, Orphans, Private Schools

Courtesy: Live Law

Haryana teachers urging people to enrol more students in schools

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Private Schools Witnesses 42% Decline In Students Enrollment: Haryana

Contrary to the last year's academic enrolment of 29.83 lakh students in Haryana's private schools, the state saw a decline of 12.5 lakh enrolments this year. Suggesting the possibility of drop-outs, several officials expressed the inability to pay fees as the reason. While several individuals have mentioned the lack of access to online education in this pandemic.

Sat, 03 Jul 2021 - 03:28 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Haryana, Private Schools, Online education, students

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Supreme Court of India.

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SC Refuses Private Schools From Levying Annual Fees & Development Charges

The Delhi High Court's decision of letting unaided private schools in Delhi levy annual fees and developmental charges on students, was refused on June 28 by the Supreme Court. The Delhi High Court had overturned the Delhi government’s orders of April and August 2020 stopping private schools from charging annual charges and development fees. Parents and students had pleaded on grounds of high fluctuation in fees and not using resources.

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 - 04:05 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Schools, Private Schools, School Fees, Supreme Court

Courtesy: The Times of India

Representational photo: Students in a classroom.

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SC Orders 15% Reduction In Fees Of 36,000 Private Schools In Rajasthan

In view of the ongoing pandemic, the Supreme Court on May 3 ordered 36,000 private schools in Rajasthan to provide 15% discount on school fees for the session 2020-21. The court stated students can pay the amount concerned in six installments before August 5, 2021 with further possible concessions. It also warned that no student should be barred from attending classes and results should not be withheld over fee payment.

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 02:15 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Supreme Court, Private Schools, School Fee, Covid-19 Pandemic, Rajasthan

Courtesy: The Times of India

Protest By Private Schools

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3,000 School Staff Protests Over Govt's Fee Concession Order In B'luru

Over 3,000 teachers and auxiliary private school staff across Karnataka marched from Bengaluru Railway Station to Freedom Park, protesting the government's decision to slash tuition fees by 70%. Protesters included drivers, attenders, security staff and management faculty. Uniting under the Karnataka Private School Management, Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff Co-ordination Committee, 10 private school organizations demanded revocation of the… read-more

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 06:40 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Karnataka, bengaluru, Private Schools, Teachers, protest

Courtesy: NDTV

A classroom


Sikkim: Govt Directs Inclusion Of 11 Vernacular Languages In Syllabus

Schools in Sikkim shall introduce 11 vernacular languages for students to choose as their second language in their syllabus from the new academic session. Currently, government-run schools offer languages like Bhutia, Nepali, Lepcha, etc. Besides, the State government has directed private schools to ensure the inclusion of 11 local languages. Reportedly, the first language English would be the medium of instruction, and Hindi will be… read-more

Fri, 29 Jan 2021 - 03:05 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Sikkim, Schools, vernaculars, Private Schools, government schools

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Kannada Alphabet

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Bengaluru: Parents Oppose Schools Teaching Kannada Language In English

Some private school teachers in Bengaluru are reportedly using English to teach Kannada language. They opine that it is for "easier" understanding. But, students' parents have opposed this vehemently. While claiming that the teachers replaced Kannada words with English, the parents said this "would remove the cultural and contextual heritage that is part of the language." However, they stated that Hindi is taught properly. Legally, all CBSE/… read-more

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 08:43 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Karnataka, Kannada, Mother Tongue, Hindi, Private Schools

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Fees reduction ordered by Calcutta High Court

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Calcutta High Court Slashes Private School Fees By 20%

As a response to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by guardian forum of 145 schools, The Calcutta High Court ordered a 20% fee reduction in schools' tuition fees.  Reportedly, the deduction will apply to all the non-government aided schools in the state. The court also appointed a 3-member committee to monitor the order. Moreover, the court ordered that there will be no salary hike for teachers and staff members.

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 05:15 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Private Schools, School Fees, Fees Reduction, West Bengal

Courtesy: India TV News