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Vinamrata Borwankar

  • Powai Bombay Scottish insensitive: Parents

    Institution draws flak for allegedly asking 3 differently-abled kids to leave for demanding subject choices; parents to move rights panel

    Tuesday, 29 April 2014 - 7:05am
  • CBSE identifies agencies to maintain uniformity in implementation of Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE)

    Board has empanelled five agencies, which schools can select from and use for the Learning Management System

    Monday, 28 April 2014 - 3:22am
  • FYJC online admission begins today

    The online process for admissions to class XI in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) will kick-start on April 24 and students can begin their registration on the website fyjc.org.in/mumbai. A two-phase process, the admissions are conducted by the office of the deputy director of education. The...

    Thursday, 24 April 2014 - 9:30am
  • 250 students reach SK Somaiya, college unaware it was a centre

    Goof-ups in Mumbai University's ongoing exam continued on Monday as over 250 TYBCom repeater students reached SK Somaiya centre in Vidyavihar only to find out that the college was unaware that the students were allotted to their centre.

    Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 9:15am
  • Maharashtra to get 3-layered grievance redressal system under Right to Education Act

    The school education department has decided to set up a three-layered grievance redressal system under the Right to Education Act, a move that is likely to bring a huge relief to the parents across the state. According to a government resolution dated April 21, the state will set up three...

    Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 8:50am
  • Schools get kids to coax parents to get out and vote

    With just four days to go to polling day in the city, some schools have launched an initiative through students to convince parents to get out and vote. "The best way to reach out to parents in through their kids," said Al-Nasser Zakaria, vice-president of the parents-teachers association (PTA) at...

    Sunday, 20 April 2014 - 9:10am
  • Experts come together to discuss how to deal with child sexual abuse

    "A mother once approached the school when she saw red marks around her two-year-old daughter's vagina and thought that she was being abused in the school bus, because that was the only time she was not under her own or the teacher's watch. The CCTV footage did not support the mother's suspicions....

    Sunday, 20 April 2014 - 8:50am
  • No action taken against firm responsible for hall ticket errors

    Even after being embroiled in controversy over severe delays and errors in hall tickets of students of class X and XII, the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education is yet to initiate action against CS Datamation, the Delhi-based firm which was hired to do the job.

    Saturday, 19 April 2014 - 8:25am
  • Mumbai university takes steps to ensure correct assessment

    To ensure that students do not suffer due to lack of uniformity and errors in the marking system, Mumbai university's commerce faculty has decided to conduct subject-wise meetings to discuss the system ahead of the start of moderation of the ongoing examinations.

    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 9:05am
  • MLC moves Bombay high court against Maharashtra for cancelling approvals for non-teaching staff in primary schools

    MLC from teachers' constituency Ramnath Mote has filed a writ petition in the Bombay high court against the state's decision to not approve any non-teaching staff in primary schools in the state. According to a chronicle issued by the state school education department, following a meeting held on...

    Tuesday, 15 April 2014 - 9:25am