Education

Rajasthan Board girl toppers will get cash prizes and scooties from the new academic session

The Rajasthan government has announced that female students who have performed outstandingly in their final exams will be awarded cash prizes. This step is being taken in order to improve women’s education in the state. Representative image The Rajasthan government has announced that female students who have performed outstandingly in their final exams will be awarded cash prizes  while class ... Read More »

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg returns to Harvard as commencement speaker

A file photo of Mark Zuckerberg. Photo: Bloomberg Massachusetts: One of Harvard University’s most famous dropouts, Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg, returns on Thursday to the Ivy League school to address its graduating class. The 33-year-old tech titan, who dropped out of the college to found the pioneering social network company, has been on a nostalgia trip during the week ... Read More »

Inclusive private secondary schools

Trends in secondary and higher secondary school enrolment in India indicate that the share of private schools, which stands at about 22% today, is set to rise. File Photo: Hindustan Times Private secondary schools are increasingly focusing on grades and showing high pass percentages to the detriment of “all-round development” and learning. Principals of these schools, with whom we interact ... Read More »

NEET 2017: SC stays Madras HC interim order, asks CBSE to declare results

The Supreme Court also requested high courts to not entertain petitions on matters relating to NEET 2017. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Madras high court interim order restraining publication of results of National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 for admission to MBBS and BDS courses. The apex court also directed the Central Board of Secondary ... Read More »

NEET to be the sole criteria for admission into AYUSH courses

From the academic session 2018, the admission to various AYUSH courses will be done through NEET. The decision was taken to standardise the admission procedure and attract meritorious students to the AYUSH stream. No more private examination for admission into AYUSH courses From the academic session 2018, the admission to various AYUSH (ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha and homoeopathy) ... Read More »

To Tackle the Problems of Education in India, We Must First Change the Discourse

Representational image. Credit: Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri The failure of education in our country today is as much about the failure of the discourse on education as it is about the failure of the school curriculum. We are confronting today what I call a double or dual discourse on education. On the one hand, we claim that education can transform anyone; ... Read More »

Rajasthan Board Class 10 Results 2017: Declared at rajresults.nic.in

Rajasthan Board RBSE class 10 results 2017 are declared at rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in  and rajresults.nic.in Rajasthan Board Class 10 Results 2017 The Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) has declared the class 10 results 2017 today at rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in  and rajresults.nic.in How to check Rajasthan Class 10 results: Go to the official website of board, rajresults.nic.in Click on the ‘RBSE Class 10 Result ... Read More »

When will Britain’s political parties talk seriously about education?

A school building. Flickr/Alan Levine. Some rights reservedEducation, education, education. As a teacher, I’m listening hard for manifesto pledges that will make a difference when votes are cast tomorrow, but, as each rolls in, there is still not enough real debate of how we want to improve schools in this country. Where will we be in 2021? I don’t want ... Read More »

Tripura Board TBSE 12 Arts, Commerce Results 2017 declared at tripuraresults.nic.in: How to check

The results of Tripura Class 12 board examination for Arts and Commerce streams have been declared today, June 7. All the candidates can check the Class 12 results on the following websites: tbse.in tripura.ac.in tripuraresults.nic.in The Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE) conducted the Class 12 Higher Secondary Examination in the month of May. How to check the results: Log ... Read More »

The Demolition of American Education

Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos’s proposed budget for the US Department of Education is a boon for privatization and a disaster for public schools and low-income college students. They want to cut federal spending on education by 13.6 percent. Some programs would be eliminated completely; others would face deep reductions. They want to cut $10.6 billion from existing programs and ... Read More »