Vaccines at University

Photo: Shiksha

Universities To Start Offline Classes After Students, Staff Gets Vaccine Jab

Several educational institutions in Mangalore have started vaccination drive for their teaching as well as non-teaching staffs, and plans to extend service to their family members. However, the authorities are planning to allow offline classes only after all the students & staffs are vaccinated. "We will collect data of all those who are not vaccinated and request the district administration conduct a special drive," said Varsity vice-… read-more

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 09:35 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Covid-19, Mangalore, Teachers, educational institutes

Courtesy: The Times of India

Tamil Nadu Teachers

Photo: The New Indian Express

TN Teachers, Dressed As Mythological Characters, Spread COVID Awareness

In a unique way of spreading awareness about COVID-appropriate behaviour, two teachers from a government school in Tamil Nadu are doing skits while being dressed as mythological characters. In the costumes of Lord Yama and Surapadma, the teachers - NK Hemalatha and D Perumal - perform on roads bearing the hot weather. "We take it seriously and put in more effort especially for villages" stated Hemalatha about their initiative. 

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 - 12:54 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Tamil Nadu, Covid-19, Covid-19 Awareness, Teachers

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

Teacher

Photo: India Education

Delhi Prioritises Govt School Teachers For COVID-19 Vaccination

Citing that the teachers have played a significant role during the pandemic, the Delhi government has decided to include government teachers in the list of frontline workers. As per the reported rollout plan, the frontline workers, along with healthcare workers and elderly people, were prioritized in vaccination. Deputy CM Manish Sisodia reasoned out the prioritization by lauding their efforts at the pandemic curbing activities and taking… read-more

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 - 07:44 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Delhi, vaccine, Vaccination, Teachers, Priority, Frontline Workers, government schools

Dileep Teacher

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Kerala Teacher Writes Letters To Over 250 Students For New Year

In an unique way of extending wishes, a school teacher in Kerala, Dileep PV, is sending postcards to his students to wish them on New Year. From early December, Dileep has sent over 250 postcards to his 'online' students. Written in Malayalam, the cards read, "Let's forget the pages of a written diary and welcome the New Year with a new hope". Dileep's headmaster said the novel initiative had garnered many hearts.

Fri, 01 Jan 2021 - 04:00 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Kerala, Teachers, New Year, Letter

Ranjitsinh Disale teaching in his School at Solapur

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India's Primary School Teacher In Race For $1-Million Global Teacher Prize

Ranjitsinh Disale, a primary-school teacher from Solapur, Maharashtra is in the race to win $1-million Global Teacher Prize, which associates with UNESCO. Promoting girl’s education, Disale revamped the school building, translated textbooks into mother tongue and made his school the first in Maharashtra to enable learning through QR codes. Disale also ensured 100% girls' attendance at school while reducing teenage marriages in his village… read-more

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 11:04 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: UNESCO, Solapur, Maharashtra , QR Codes, Teachers, Global Teacher Prize, Girl's Education

Courtesy: New Indian Express

DUTA Protest

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Delhi University Faculties To Go on Strike Till October 1; Online Classes Suspended

The Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) have called for a strike, boycotting online classes and official work. Reportedly, the teaching staffs from all the 12 colleges have failed to receive salaries from the past five months, which is completely funded by the government. Faculties from various colleges have come together to join protest against the delay and inadequate allowance. However, the strikes will continue… read-more

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 10:41 PM / by Tania Mukhopadhyay

Tags: Delhi university, Boycott, Teachers, salary

Courtesy: Indian Express

Karnataka- Anganwadi

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Karnataka Government to Provide Smartphones to 60,000 Anganwadi Teachers

The Karnataka government will be distributing over 60,000 smartphones at a cost of Rs.65 crore, to the Anganwadi workers across the state. The move will help teachers to upload the students' details such as height, weight, growth, and immunization status to the Common Application Service under the Poshan Abhiyan Scheme. An official said that smartphones will ease teacher's workload of maintaining 32 different registers. 

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 12:25 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Karnataka, Smartphone, Teachers, kids

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

PM Modi and President Kovind

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Teachers' Day 2020: PM, President and other Statesmen Pay Homage to Teachers

PM Modi, Amit Shah, and Venkaiah Naidu took to Twitter to pay tribute on the occasion of Teachers' Day. They lauded the determination and effort of teachers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. President Kovind virtually conferred the National Teachers’ Awards to 47 teachers for their innovations. Praising their role during the COVID-19 pandemic, the President ensured the expansion of digital education to rural and distant areas. Mentioning tributes… read-more

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 06:21 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Teachers, Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind, Amit Shah, Venkaiah Naidu

Courtesy: Brifly News

Teachers Day

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Kashmiri School Teacher Selected for National Teachers Award

Roohi Sultana, a Kashmiri teacher from Srinagar, will be honored with National Teachers Award on September 5. She adopted low-cost innovative learning methods and inclusive education for children with special needs. Every year Education Ministry acknowledges remarkable and exemplary efforts of teachers from across the country. This year, 47 recipients have been selected after a three-stage online process, and will be awarded virtually by… read-more

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 08:28 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Teachers, Respect for Teachers, Ram Nath Kovind, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar

Courtesy: Indian Express