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.
Tags: Abu Dhabi, Best Teacher Award, Indian Origin Teacher, ADEK, Private Schools
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
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.
Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Indian Education, Private Schools, HSC Results, Exams
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
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
Tags: Covid-19, Education, Orphans, Private Schools
Courtesy: Live Law
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.
Tags: Haryana, Private Schools, Online education, students
Courtesy: The Indian Express
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.
Tags: Schools, Private Schools, School Fees, Supreme Court
Courtesy: The Times of India
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.
Tags: Supreme Court, Private Schools, School Fee, Covid-19 Pandemic, Rajasthan
Courtesy: The Times of India
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
Tags: Karnataka, bengaluru, Private Schools, Teachers, protest
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
Tags: Sikkim, Schools, vernaculars, Private Schools, government schools
Courtesy: Deccan Herald
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
Tags: Karnataka, Kannada, Mother Tongue, Hindi, Private Schools
Courtesy: Deccan Herald
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.
Tags: Private Schools, School Fees, Fees Reduction, West Bengal
Courtesy: India TV News