Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicGovernment schools

Topic: Government schools

India is seeing its worst ‘edu-cide’. First survey after Covid shows

The education gap in India only seems to be widening, and lockdown-induced school closure has only made matters worse.

Sonu Kumar — how ‘son of alcoholic’ called out Nitish Kumar & became a star in Bihar

A viral video shows 12-year-old Class 5 student telling CM Nitish Kumar about poor education at his school, and how his 'alcoholic' father spends all their money on liquor.

Nehru’s policy is costing Indian school education. But Modi govt can fix it with vouchers

If PM Modi means business, he should walk the talk by pushing the education vouchers policy to correct historical blunders during Nehruvian socialism.

Class 5 students as teachers, low attendance — Gujarat govt schools don’t paint ‘vibrant’ picture

About 700 government primary schools in Gujarat, headed for polls later this year, function under just one teacher. ThePrint got a close-up view in Kachchh and Mahisagar.

Upcoming exams for top government teaching jobs in India 

Government teaching jobs require candidates to clear exams like the CTET or the state-run TET. Here's a checklist of what you need to qualify for them.

Covid-driven or general trend? Need to study why more kids are taking pvt tuition, experts say

More than 70% of students are now enrolled in government schools, and nearly 40% take tuition. Experts consider if these trends are pandemic-driven or more long-term

Enrolment in govt schools goes up but more children taking private tuitions, says ASER report 

The report also shows that in 2020 and 2021, there has been an increase in the number of children not enrolled in schools, especially among boys. 

For Harekala Hajabba, journey from orange cart to Padma Shri began with a foreigner’s question

Harekala Hajabba, who never went to school himself, started out as an orange-seller and is now lauded as a hero of education.

Why 1.25 lakh private school students in Telangana moved to govt schools in 2021

The figure is a 40% jump compared to previous academic year of 2020-2021, when around 89,000 private school students moved to govt schools. 

Jagan Reddy is giving Andhra Pradesh children something better than gold — English education

The Andhra Pradesh model of education under CM Jagan Reddy is breaking barriers for children. He’s equalising language.

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The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.


Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.