Students & Security Staff Clash In JNU; 2 FIRs Filed
In Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), a clash broke out between a group of students and the security personnel. The incident reportedly occurred at around 10:30 am, and the students were protesting for their “rights”. Reportedly, around 15 students barged into the Students and projects section, and confined some of the teachers to the chairs. Further details on the matter are awaited.
Tags: JNU, Delhi, protest, Students Rights, Teachers
TET To Be Made Compulsory For Madrassa Teacher Recruitment In Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh government will require the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) as a prerequisite for hiring teachers in the state's madrassas. Danish Azad Ansari, a state minister for minority welfare, stated that the NCERT syllabus has been applied to give excellent education to pupils in the state's madrasas. Ansari stated TET requirement will not apply to… read-more
Tags: Uttar Pradesh, TET, MANDATORY, recruitment, Teachers
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
'Virtual Classrooms' To Be Established Across State: Goa Chief Minister
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on June 17 announced that the state is planning to implement "virtual classrooms" in all schools, allowing a single competent teacher to instruct pupils across the state. Sawant stated that his administration is interested in introducing "Vidhya Samiksha Kendra" to follow pupils from Grade 1 to 12. As the government has begun coding and robotic teaching in schools, schools will be equipped with computer… read-more
Tags: Goa, virtual classrooms, goa chief minister, Teachers, students
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
NCTE Creates Online Platform To Facilitate Recognition Of Teacher Education Programs
Ministry of Education's National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) initiated an online portal to streamline the process of recognizing teacher education programs of higher education institutions and teacher education institutions, from inviting applications for courses to issuing recognition orders. The portal's goal is to create an automated, comprehensive structure that improves accountability, and transparency in conducting business. It… read-more
Tags: ministry of education, National Council for Teacher Education, Teachers, online portal, Education
Courtesy: Financial Express
2 Teachers Die In Road Accident As Truck Rams Into Them: UP
Ashok Kumar (35) and Suryabhan (40), who were working as "siksha mitras" (ad-hoc teachers), died in an accident when a truck rammed into them, on April 21. The incident occurred on the Banda-Bahraich highway in Uttar Pradesh, when the teachers were returning from a wedding ceremony on a motorcycle. Reportedly, the truck which rammed into them, toppled. After which, the driver and his helped fled the spot.
Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Banda, Bahraich, accident, Teachers
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
JNU Revises proforma After Directory 'Sexist' Content Objected By JNUTA
After the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Teachers' Association (JNUTA) opposed the "gender discriminatory salutations" in the proforma, the authority revised it. The JNU released the revised format stating, "gender-discriminatory use of ‘salutations’ have been removed. Earlier proforma have salutations with Prof. Miss or Mrs, demanding removal. Furthermore, a new JNUTA team has taken over the course and looking forward to a general body meeting… read-more
Tags: University Students, professor, Teachers, Delhi, JNU
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Varanasi Teachers Conduct Pink Rallies To Create Voting Awareness: UP Elections
In Uttar Pradesh, teachers of varanasi took out "pink rallies" to create voting awareness amongst voters, on February 24. Ahead of the fifth- phase of UP elections, teachers wearing pink outfits, riding pink scooters launched the rallies, asking voters, especially women to perform their franchise and vote. They started from police cross line, Varanasi and will end at the same point, covering 10 km. Fifth-phase election are on February 25.
Tags: Voting awareness, UP assembly election, Varanasi, Teachers, Pink Rallies
Education Ministry To Fill Vacant Posts Of Teachers In Central Universities By March
The Education Ministry has set a target to fill the vacant posts of teachers in Central Universities before the new academic session in March 2022. The entire process of filling the vacant posts is monitored by a special team within the Ministry. The posts were initially supposed to be filled by December 30. Reportedly, more than 6000 posts of teachers are vacant in 50 central universities.
Tags: Education Ministry, Teachers, Academic Sessions, vacant post, Central university
Chidambaram Slams Govt Over Vacant Teachers Post In Varsities, IITs & IIMs
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram slammed the Central Government over the 10,000 vacant posts of teachers in Central Universities, IITs, IIMs on December 16. He termed it a ''year-end gift from the government". Reportedly, the vacant post includes ''6,535 full-time teaching posts in central universities, 403 in 20 IIMs, and 3,876 in 23 IITs''. "I wonder what these institutions do without sufficient teachers," tweeted former Finance… read-more
Tags: IIM, IIT, Central university, P chidambaram, Teachers
Teachers Molest Girl Student In UP's Muzaffarnagar, Yet To Be Arrested
In Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, a case of molestation was registered against two school teachers for molesting a high school girl student, said police officials on December 7. ''The police were informed that a girl had gone to an academy for practicals,'' Abhishek Yadav Senior Superintendent of Police told to ANI. Reportedly, five teams, including a team from the crime branch, have been constituted to arrest both the accused.
Tags: crime news, UP Police, Teachers, Molestation, High school