Discourage Use Of Tik Tok, PUBG: Goa Education Department To Schools

PANAJI:  The education department of the Goa government has directed schools to discourage students from downloading on their mobile phones popular video-sharing appTik Tok and multiplayer combat game PUBG. The app and the game create “safety and security issue for children in the state”, it said. In a circular issued to the […]

OPINION | Draft New Education Policy’ Bizarre Proposal: Parents to be Regulators of India’s Private Schools?

The draft New Education Policy 2019 includes some long-awaited shifts in the education sector like the inclusion of both early childhood education and secondary education of the Right to Education Act, doubling the budget allocation for education, strengthening decentralised mechanisms of teacher management and support, expansion of school nutrition programme […]

Delhi Government To Introduce ‘Happiness Curriculum’ In Its Schools

The entire curriculum will be purely activity-based and no formal examinations NEW DELHI:  Students in Delhi government-run schools will now get lessons on being ‘happy’ with the AAP dispensation planning to introduce a “happiness curriculum” for nursery to class 8 from upcoming academic session. Addressing a gathering at the Excellence in […]

Is sex education in UK schools good enough? Share your thoughts

Leaflets on display at the Brook Clinic in Coleraine in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Paul McErlane for the Guardian View more sharing options Shares 8 Guardian readers Wednesday 15 February 2017 15.37 GMTLast modified on Wednesday 15 February 2017 15.38 GMT The Local Government Association has urged the government to make sex education […]

Private coaching is thriving because people think government schools aren’t good enough

Every year, thousands of young students from all over the country arrive in Kota, a city in Rajasthan, where they camp for a couple of years. Their mission: taking tuitions to clear their final examinations and cracking entrance tests in their bid to earn a coveted engineering or medical seat […]