shortage of teachers

Parents stop sending girls to school in Pakistani Punjab


September 10th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) People in a village in Pakistan's Punjab province have stopped sending their daughters to a school after it was merged with a boys' institute, saying co-education ... Read more...

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Punjab creates separate cadre of teachers for border areas


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) With education in the international border belt with Pakistan being affected by non-availability of teachers, the Punjab government Friday announced the creation of a separate cadre ... Read more...

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Less than 40 teachers in Bihar’s six engineering colleges


November 8th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 8 (IANS) Bihar's six government-run engineering colleges have fewer than 40 teachers, including principals, to cater to over 4,000 students, triggering resentment among them and forcing thousands of ... Read more...

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‘Lack of political will hampering implementation of RTE Act’


March 31st, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A year after the implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act, the dream of universal education still remains a distant reality for many children ... Read more...

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Haryana wants medical faculty’s retirement age raised


January 12th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) The Haryana government wants the retirement age of medical education faculty raised from 65 years to 70 in view of a shortage of teachers in the field, the ... Read more...

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No guest teachers to be removed: Hooda


November 7th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday said none of the over 16,000 guest teachers would be removed in the wake of alleged lapses in their selection.Hooda gave ... Read more...

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Guest teachers’ selection under scanner in Haryana


October 25th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) Haryana's school education department Monday announced that it has started scrutinizing irregularities in guest teacher selections.An education department spokesman said that cases have come to light in Faridabad ... Read more...

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Delhi can have its Open University: Sibal (Lead)


July 7th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Delhi is free to set up its own Open University. Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal stated this to Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit at a meeting ... Read more...

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Sibal assures help to expand education in Delhi


July 7th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday promised all help to the Delhi government in expanding higher, technical and vocational education in the capital. In a meeting ... Read more...

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Insurance, housing benefits for 60 lakh teachers


June 18th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) It's good news for over 60 lakh teachers across the country - a health and life insurance cover, as well as a group housing scheme has been ... Read more...

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Punjab to get over 7,000 teachers in a week


June 10th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) At least 7,654 teachers will be posted within a week in Punjab to meet the shortage of teachers, state Education Minister Upinderjit Kaursaid here Wednesday."We have recruited 7,654 ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to hire retired teachers for rural schools


May 20th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 19 (IANS) Faced with a shortage of teachers in rural areas, the Madhya Pradesh government has decided to avail of the services of retired teachers, officials said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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School set up by Mahatma Gandhi to be upgraded


May 1st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 1 (IANS) After years of neglect, the first Buniyadi Vidyalaya (basic school) set up by Mahatma Gandhi in Bihar's East Champaran district is to be upgraded to a 10-plus-2 school. A ... Read more...

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China overtaking India in English usage: study


November 20th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) India is falling behind China in its attempts to increase the use of English, risking squandering a key economic advantage, a new report says. A "huge shortage" of teachers ... Read more...

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Shed laid-back attitude to improve education, Sibal asks states


July 30th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) State governments must give up their "chalta hai" (laid-back) attitude to improve the quality of education to take India to new heights, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi’s dream schools in Bihar set for revival


July 30th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 30 (IANS) After years of neglect, the 391 schools that were set up in Bihar to fulfil Mahatma Gandhi's dream that one day all Indian children will have access to ... Read more...

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Polytechnic faculty teaching in Bihar engineering colleges


July 8th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 8 (IANS) Polytechnic faculty members have been teaching in engineering colleges with the full knowledge of the Bihar government, a minister has admitted. Bihar Science and Technology Minister Shahid Ali Khan ... Read more...

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Board exams nearing, but schools in Kandhamal turned into relief camps


October 27th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kandhamal (Orissa), Oct 27 (IANS) Students and their parents in Kandhamal district are a worried lot. Though board examinations are just four months away, 40 schools in this Orissa district are closed ... Read more...

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English from Class I, but are there enough teachers?


May 13th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by admin
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) An acute shortage of teachers in government-run schools across Uttar Pradesh may stymie the state government's plan to introduce English as a subject from Class 1. ... Read more...

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US varsity rapped for Indian teachers’ visa snafu


March 9th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 9 (IANS) Before their visas were eventually extended, a group of Indian teachers on an exchange programme in the US faced deportation because of an error by the sponsoring ... Read more...

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