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  • Drop Everything And Read: Schools promoting reading habit

    In order to develop reading habits among children, city schools are coming up with innovative techniques. These ideas range from introducing child-friendly magazines for students to read at school, to making provisions for comics in their e-libraries, and even adopting a theme for a certain period...

    Friday, 19 September 2014 - 6:25am
  • Mom, this history class is really boring

    St Andrews, Bandra, rings in the future: allows mobiles inside school, rents out lockers to store phone

    Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 5:10am
  • 1,700 kids walk for world peace in Bandra

    Around 1,700 students came together for the Bandra inter-school pilgrimage, organised by the Bandra Inter-School Republic Day (BIRD) committee on Tuesday at Mount Mary Church.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 7:00am
  • Visually impaired kids can learn astronomy

    It has been noted that visually impaired students fail to understand geography chapters based on astronomy in schools. So Dr Kalpana Kharade, associate professor and Hema Peese, assistant professor of KJ Somaiya Comprehensive College of Education Training and Research (KJSCCETR) researched on...

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 7:25am
  • For kids, it's NASA Space Camp these days

    Gone are the days when children in elite schools toured places in India like Kanyakumari or Kashmir. Foreign trips have been the in thing for quite some time now. Initially it was to places in south east Asia like Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand that schools took their children. Then schools in...

    Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 6:30am
  • Schools, colleges to reschedule their exams in Maharashtra

    The Central Election Commission of India, on Friday, announced October 15, as the election date for Maharashtra. According to authorities, if the school, college and state board, have scheduled their examination on the dates given by EC, then they would have to rescheduled it. The Maharashtra...

    Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 6:30am
  • RTE admission: Court suggestion upsets NGO

    Anudanit Shiksha Bachao Samiti (ASBS), the NGO which had filed a public interest litigation (PIL) on behalf of parents of children who had failed to get admission under RTE Act, is upset with Bombay high court suggestion, as per which the state govt should give vacant RTE seats to the Open category...

    Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 6:00am
  • Nalanda Law College gives admission to 22 students

    After the Bar Council of India gave Nalanda Law College, Borivli permission to admit 60 more students in its first year batch, the college authorities on Wednesday, gave admission to 22 students from among the 57 who had been denied admission even though they had paid the fee. Why did students...

    Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 6:20am
  • Ryan schools begins Food Challenge to light up a million lives

    The Ryan International Group of Schools has announced a unique initiative to mobilise collection of food stuff to feed the poor and the hungry. Labeled the 'Ryan Schools Food Bucket Challenge', the target is collect at least one million kilograms (about 1,000 tonnes) of food, like rice, dal, wheat...

    Wednesday, 10 September 2014 - 7:15am
  • Separate passing for school written, practical exams in Maharashtra

    The state education board is considering setting separate passing scores for written and practical or oral examinations and a decision on this is expected to be taken soon. Why the need to change? The matter came up in the context of reports that an abnormally large number of students scored full...

    Sunday, 7 September 2014 - 6:45am