Tag Archives: ‘School

From School to Steam: Meet the 15-Year-Old PC Game Developers From Jaipur

HIGHLIGHTS Alter Army is due on Steam Early Access this month It’s being developed by two 15-year-olds PS4 and Xbox One versions could be considered if it does well on Steam Indian game developers usually focus on Bollywood, cricket, or mythology as themes for their titles. And with good reason. Despite being home to a billion people, preferences are rather homogenised, making these options ... Read More »

English school budgets facing ‘breaking point’, warn headteachers

 The NAHT believes the message has not been getting through to MPs about the extent of the crisis in English schools. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty ImagesHeadteachers are to warn MPs that school budgets in England are facing “breaking point” after a combined £2.8bn in cuts and costs imposed upon them by the government. The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) is ... Read More »

Pilot project: Around 5,000 KV school students to get tablets, teachers to track the study pattern

In order to keep a track on efficiency and research skills, around 5,000 class 8 students of Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) are being given tablets as a part of a pilot project. They will especially be used for science and mathematics and will allow teachers to keep a track on whether students are actually studying at home. One school from each ... Read More »

Pilot project: Around 5,000 KV school students to get tablets, teachers to track the study pattern

In order to keep a track on efficiency and research skills, around 5,000 class 8 students of Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) are being given tablets as a part of a pilot project. They will especially be used for science and mathematics and will allow teachers to keep a track on whether students are actually studying at home. One school from each ... Read More »

School nurse shortage ‘putting children’s lives at risk’

Children with conditions such as asthma, epilepsy or allergies could experience a life-threatening emergency at any time, says the RCN Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock Children’s lives are being put at risk because of the shortages of school nurses, experts have warned. Austerity measures have resulted in more than 500 school nurses leaving the profession without being replaced. The Royal College of Nursing ... Read More »

NIOS: Aadhaar to be mandatory for open school examination

After making Aadhaar card mandatory in JEE, NEET and UGC NET examination, the government has not made it compulsory for students appearing for open school exams to ensure there are no proxy candidates appearing on others’ behalf. Following approval from the HRD Ministry, the National Institute of Open Learning (NIOS) has decided to make Aadhaar mandatory for candidates appearing for ... Read More »

Education, Education, Education review – 90s school play is smartly entertaining

Canny … Education, Education, Education. Photograph: Murdo Macleod for the Guardian It’s 1997 and Tony Blair has just been elected prime minister, Katrina and the Waves have won the Eurovision song contest and Cool Britannia is starting to swing. It’s not a moment too soon for Wordsworth Comprehensive, a school close to special measures where some pupils have been taught in temporary ... Read More »

Heavy school bags in Maharashtra CBSE, ICSE schools: State to seek centre’s intervention

School students in Maharashtra may be granted relief as the Union Human Resourse Development minister Prakash Javadekar has planned to approach the state government to discuss the issue of heavy schoolbags carried by students studying in schools affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). School Education Minister Vinod ... Read More »

Are school teachers spreading the stress burnout contagion to each other? Study says yes

If you are a teacher facing a burnout, chances are this has been passed on you buy your colleagues or the negative school environment. teacher burnout A new study has discovered that the burnout feeling among teachers which is a low and stressed state of the mind, could be contagious. The Michigan State University study found that there is a ... Read More »

Isaac Bennett, Portland Arts and Technology High School

Home-schooled, Isaac Bennett, 17, enrolled and excelled in the automotive technology program at PATHS. With his uncle, he rebuilt this 1989 Jeep. Staff photo by Derek Davis Isaac Bennett developed an interest in how things work the old-fashioned way – trying to fix toys and other things he broke when he was a kid. He learned the basics of modern ... Read More »