Education News

There are many new changes coming up or being suggested everyday. Many a times we miss out on news related to education as headlines are dedicated to political or disater related news. For those of us related with the field of education as students or teachers, this is the place to keep ourselves updated on the latest education news in India. Here is some education news from India.

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(After 11.30) Using tech to bring students closer to nature

    Updated On : Jul 26,2017   11:34 am
Cartagena (Colombia), July 26 (IANS) Children in India, as in the United States, are learning about the wild along with their school curriculum thanks to a North Carolina-based biologist who is using technology to bring them closer to nature. View More..

Top rated BEd colleges to go out of NCTE regulation

    Updated On : Jul 25,2017   10:38 pm
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) The Human Resource Development Ministry, which aims to overhaul teachers' training in the country, on Tuesday announced that the best-rated Bachelor of Education colleges will be left out of the regulatory regime of the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). View More..

Right to education is right to quality education, says SC

    Updated On : Jul 25,2017   10:36 pm
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Giving relief to over 66,000 teachers in Uttar Pradesh who were appointed for imparting free and compulsory education to all children aged 6 to 14 years, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that "right to education was a right to quality education". View More..

Bihar Mahadalits gain jobs with fluent spoken English

    Updated On : Jul 25,2017   8:28 pm
Patna, July 25 (IANS) Prakash Chandra Azad, a native of Bihar who comes from the Mahadalit community and works with the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), is now doing well and leading a happy and prosperous life. View More..

Top rated BEd colleges to go out of NCTE regulation

    Updated On : Jul 25,2017   7:06 pm
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) The Human Resource Development Ministry, which aims to overhaul teachers' training in the country on Tuesday, said best-rated Bachelor of Education colleges will be left out of the regulatory regime of the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). View More..

Presidency University students press for sanitary pad vending machines

    Updated On : Jul 25,2017   5:46 pm
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) A section of Presidency University students here have launched a protest against higher rate of taxes on sanitary napkins under the new Goods and Services Tax regime and demanded installation of vending machines across the campus. View More..

'No detention policy in schools up to states'

    Updated On : Jul 25,2017   5:16 pm
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) The HRD Ministry on Tuesday asserted that the decision to scrap the "no-detention policy" for Classes 5 to 8 was taken in consultation with states and the final call to execute the amendment will be taken by them. View More..

DMK questions TN move to seek one-year NEET exemption

    Updated On : Jul 25,2017   5:14 pm
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) DMK Working President M.K. Stalin on Tuesday questioned the Tamil Nadu government's move to seek exemption from NEET for at least a year. View More..

Madras HC orders singing of Vande Mataram in schools, offices

    Updated On : Jul 25,2017   4:16 pm
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered singing of the national song Vande Mataram in all educational institutions at least once in a week. View More..

20 world class research institutions to come up soon: Javdekar

    Updated On : Jul 24,2017   7:48 pm
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javdekar on Monday told Parliament that guidelines and proposal for the 20 world class research and teaching institutions were ready and will soon get the go-aheadd. View More..

Parliament gives nod to Footwear Design Institute Bill

    Updated On : Jul 24,2017   5:42 pm
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Parliament on Monday passed the Footwear Design and Development Institute Bill that seeks to establish the Footwear Design and Development Institute as an institution of national importance with the Rajya Sabha's nod to the law. View More..

BJP's focus on Hindu ideology than better education system: AAP

    Updated On : Jul 24,2017   5:30 pm
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party and the RSS of doing politics over education and said the ruling party is more focused on creating a Hindu ideology than improving the education system. View More..

GMR Academy, RGNAU to offer PG diploma in airport operations

    Updated On : Jul 24,2017   5:26 pm
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) GMR Aviation Academy, the aviation/airport training arm of the GMR Group, on Monday signed an MoU with the Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University (RGNAU) for a joint post graduate diploma in aviation/airport operations. View More..

40 Pakistani teachers leave for Chinese language training in Beijing

    Updated On : Jul 24,2017   8:52 am
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) A group of 40 Pakistani teachers left for Beijing to receive training on View More..

New school building funded by India inaugurated in Nepal

    Updated On : Jul 23,2017   12:54 pm
Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) Indian envoy to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurated a school building in Udayapur district and laid the foundation stone for construction of a campus building for another educational institution in Basaha in the same district, for which India has extended NRs 66.44 million as financial aid, a statement said. View More..

Congress 'cleanses' Assam college over RSS' training camp

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   7:22 pm
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday "cleansed" with milk a college located at Mariani in Assam's tea-rich Jorhat district after the college authorities allowed the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to organise a training camp in the campus. View More..

FIR against Principal in Jharkhand student's suicide

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   2:56 pm
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) A day after a class 11 student committed suicide in Jharkhand, parents of the boy on Saturday registered an FIR against the Principal and Vice Principal of the school, police said. View More..

Stanford Social Innovation Review praises Delhi's Mohalla Clinics

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   11:40 pm
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) US' prestigious Stanford University, in its Social Innovation Review, has expressed appreciation for the Delhi government's move to offer free primary medical healthcare through neighbourhood clinics, popularly known as Mohalla Clinics. View More..

Lok Sabha amends Free, Compulsory Education bill

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   11:28 pm
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Friday gave its approval to a bill amending the law on free and compulsory education to extend the deadline for teachers to acquire the prescribed minimum qualifications for appointment. View More..

Haryana to bring 'fixed service' for medical students

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   8:32 pm
Chandigarh, July 21 (IANS) Students passing out of government medical colleges in Haryana will now be required to do a fixed period of service in government hospitals of the state, state Health Minister Anil Vij said on Friday. View More..