independent inquiry launched into Edinburgh faculty safety fiasco

An investigation into creation problems at faculties constructed below non-public finance tasks will start in August The closure of 17 Edinburgh schools over protection worries – which left lots of pupils unable to wait their common places of mastering – may be scrutinised in an unbiased inquiry, officers have confirmed. Following the Easter vacations 8,340 pupils – from nursery youngsters to senior college students making ready for checks – had been uprooted after it emerged that their schools could now not reopen after the Easter vacations due to fears over…

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Govt planning law making DEC independent statutory body

To bring about an effective regulation in education offered through distance mode, government is planning a legislation making Distance Education Council (DEC) an independent statutory body. The move is in line with the recommendations of the Madhava Menon Committee which had envisaged a regulatory authority such as Distance Education Council of India through an act of Parliament. Referring to the committee report, officials said inadequacy and ambiguity in the legal framework and inability of DEC to discipline erring institutions are the main reasons for lack of regulation in the ODL…

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