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95 percent schools lack RTE infrastructure


April 8th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Two years after the Right to Education (RTE) Act came into force, more than 95 percent of schools across India still don't comply with RTE ... Read more...

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Students expelled after Facebook campaign said they had sex


January 31st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Two school students in Britain were expelled after a gossip campaign on Facebook said the pair had sex in a school storeroom and toilet.Trevor Evans ... Read more...

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Teacher in London becomes Somalian deputy PM


September 10th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) In what could be termed a bizarre chain of events, a teacher in a London college failed to return when classes reopened after summer recess. His ... Read more...

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20 pc head teachers in UK being bullied on Facebook: Poll


May 1st, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 01 (ANI): A poll has found that a fifth of head teachers in the UK have been bullied by pupils or parents on Facebook and other social networking sites.Britain's ... Read more...

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UK schools institutionally racist as it has only 30 black male head teachers


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 22 (ANI): There are just 30 black male head teachers in England's 21,600 state schools, official figures obtained by the Guardian show, triggering accusations that the country's education system is ... Read more...

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Harry Potter movie studio tour to open in 2012


March 5th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): Harry Potter fans will see first hand the sets, costumes and props used in the movie when a new tour opens next year.The Making of Harry Potter will ... Read more...

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Indian head teacher sues UK school after ‘bloody Indian’, ‘Paki lover’ slurs


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): An Indian head teacher has sued her primary school in Reading, Berkshire, after parents who had "deeply held racist attitudes" had made her life miserable.Sudhana Singh, 44, says ... Read more...

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US teacher fired for posting pic of herself holding glass of alcohol on Facebook


February 8th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 08 (ANI): A high school teacher in US has been sacked after a parent spotted her with pint of beer in one hand and a glass of wine in ... Read more...

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Brit students stage mass walkout after teacher bans girls from linking arms


February 1st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Students in a British school staged a mass walkout after a teacher, who spotted two teen aged girls walking arm in arm, spoke to the class about ... Read more...

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Chocolate gift causes heart attacks to school boy


January 28th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) A schoolboy here suffered two heart-attacks after a school teacher handed him a chocolate with a whole hazelnut inside it. Seven-year-old Rehan Butt had a massive allergic reaction ... Read more...

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‘Bitchy’ website lets pupils make anonymous comments about each other


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): LittleGossip.com, a website that allows students to spread malicious rumours about fellow pupils' looks, sex lives and drug habits, has become a big hit in Britain.The website ... Read more...

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Now, pigs teach tiny tots to behave in British school


December 12th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Two pigs are now teaching four-year-old pupils at a school in Britain to behave well and a pleased head teacher said: "It sounds bizarre but it's working brilliantly."The ... Read more...

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UK’s 2nd Hindu school to open next September


November 27th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 27 (ANI): United Kingdom's second Hindu state school will open next September in Evington (Leicester, East Midlands), according to reports.To be named Krishna-Avanti Primary School (Leicester), this "Free School" ... Read more...

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UK’s top all-girls school bans skirts as girls wear them too short


October 27th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): One of the UK's top all-girls school has ordered its pupils to wear trousers after a 'complaint' about 'indecent' length of their skirts.The head teacher of Sandbach High ... Read more...

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Indian-origin teacher admits she had sex with pupils


October 13th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman teacher in Britain has admitted that she had sex with two boy-pupils at her home, a court was told.Thirtyseven-year-old Hina Patel, who worked as a ... Read more...

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Now, get to know a sporting hero without legs


July 15th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Callum Truscott plays football and cricket, but believe it or not, he plays both games without legs.The inspirational 12-year-old uses prosthetic legs, and also trains with the rugby ... Read more...

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Almost 100 Brit head teachers ‘earning more than PM’


July 14th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Close to 100 head teachers could reportedly be earning more than the Prime Minister, teaching unions in UK have said.A primary school head of Tidemill Primary School, Mark ... Read more...

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Brit ’super’ head teacher calls Facebook ‘evil’


July 12th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Tarun Kapur, one of Britain's leading 'super' headteachers has described Facebook as 'evil' and the 'scourge of every school'.Kapur, who was awarded a CBE by the Queen ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole’s glamour girl landed in two sex scandals while at a top school


July 9th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July (ANI): Elle Hartley, who is holidaying with England footballer Ashley Cole, landed in two sex scandals while at a top school.The glamour girl, 20, sparked an uproar when ... Read more...

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Brit school launches talking PCs for students who can’t speak English


July 7th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): A primary school where over 50 percent students do not speak English recently became Britain's first to provide every child with a computerised translator.The scheme, dubbed "damaging and ... Read more...

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World Cup: Pre-match jitters rock England


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 23 (IANS) Contrasting moods enveloped both banks of the English Channel early Wednesday, a keening wake in France as its team returns vanquished from the football World ... Read more...

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Primary school in UK comes under fire for showing ‘cartoon porn’


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): A father has accused a primary school in UK of showing porn in the name of sex education and asked the school to withdraw it.Christopher Power branded the ... Read more...

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Indian origin science teacher suspended by Canadian school for being late


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): An Indian origin teacher who was giving lessons in science at a Canadian school has been suspended for repeatedly coming late.Jasbir Dhillon, 40, was suspended after pupils complained ... Read more...

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Traditional art of letter writing ‘dying out’ among kids


May 21st, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): A survey has found that the traditional art of letter writing is fast dying out among children, as they turn to email, text messages and social networking ... Read more...

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UK school brands student truant for not dressing like a Muslim


May 13th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): A fourteen-year-old British girl was branded as truant because she refused to dress as a Muslim and visit a mosque.Amy Owen and her classmates were instructed to wear ... Read more...

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Half of Brit kids ‘have never been read a bedtime story’: Survey


April 30th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): A new British survey conducted on teachers has revealed that more than half of the students of their class have never been read a bedtime story.Researchers believe that ... Read more...

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UK Schools Secretary terms some students Tories


April 29th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.29 (ANI): Ed Balls, the Schools Secretary, has managed to embroil himself in a war of words with the sixth-formers at Woodkirk High School in West Yorkshire. According to The Telegraph, ... Read more...

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Meet the 12-year-old Indian headmistress!


April 19th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): A 12-year-old Indian girl, who was abandoned at a railway station in Bihar as an infant, has become the head teacher at a school in Kusumbhara, her adopted ... Read more...

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NJ school axes ‘cross-dressing’ fashion show


April 15th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): An American school has come under fire after it asked boys of third standard to dress like females for a school activity.The school in New Jersey sent a ... Read more...

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Prince William talks about importance of family time


March 16th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Prince William has shared his view on how important family time is, after a youngster approached him for help on getting away early from school on Fridays. ... Read more...

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Lennon, Harrison’s school bans fans’ photographs over safety fears


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Beatles' fans will no more be allowed to snap the playground of a Liverpool school attended by John Lennon and George Harrison, because of objections raised by students' ... Read more...

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Pupils suspended for ‘Kick a Jew Day’


November 27th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.27 (ANI): Pupils at a school in Florida have been suspended after taking part in a "Kick a Jew Day".Ten students at North Naples Middle School were sent home ... Read more...

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Following fashion not a betrayal of feminist ideals, claims UK headteacher


November 17th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Young women who love to dress up fashionably are not betraying feminist ideals, says a leading head teacher.Jill Berry, president of the Girls' Schools Association, defended Cambridge undergraduates ... Read more...

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Brit pupils see live sex show in Bangkok during cultural trip!


November 8th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 08 (ANI): A school in Britain has suspended two teachers after it emerged that some pupils watched a live sex show, while on a Far East cultural trip to ... Read more...

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Brit girl’s b’day cake banned in class under school’s healthy eating rules!


October 17th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): A Brit schoolgirl is said to have been banned from dishing out slices of her birthday cake in class by the headteacher because it broke healthy eating rules.Olivia ... Read more...

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