Odisha primary schools to resume offline classes from January 3 onwards

The Odisha government Tuesday announced that physical classes would resume for students of classes 1 to 5 from January 3 next. The announcement was made by School and Mass Education minister S R Dash barely a few hours after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik directed officials to make preparations on war-footing to deal with a possible third wave of COVID-19 following the detection of at least eight cases of Omicron variant in the state. Dash told reporters that as per the directions of the chief minister, physical mode of teaching will be resumed in about 27,000 schools…

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UP govt to set up selection board for primary teachers’ recruitment

Uttar Pradesh govt has set the ball rolling to set up a separate board for hiring primary teachers for the first time to ensure transparent recruitment in government jobs in the state. The Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh has set the ball rolling to set up a separate board for hiring primary teachers for the first time to ensure transparent recruitment in government jobs in the state. The proposed Basic Education Service Selection Board would undertake all recruitments for around 1 lakh primary and around 60,000 upper primary schools…

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MCD primary school students to get admission slips from Delhi government schools

In a relief to thousands of parents, the principals and teachers of Delhi government schools will visit MCD run primary schools and handover admission slips of those children for admission in Class 6 at their schools between April 1-15 next year. Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia yesterday directed officials to send principals and teachers of Delhi government schools to MCD run schools, between March 15- April 1, 2017, and handover admission slips of Class 6 to the children studying in class 5 in current academic session, said a…

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technological know-how and languages are the ‘negative relations’ in primary colleges, Wilshaw warns

Head of Ofsted admits that his own inspectors’ cognizance on English and maths is partly to blame for science and languages being ‘marginalised’ technological know-how and overseas languages have turn out to be the “bad members of the family” inside the number one college curriculum due to an over-emphasis on coaching maths and English, Ofsted has warned. In his month-to-month statement, leader inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw says too little time is allocated to the coaching of the two subjects, that have turn out to be “marginalised”. Sir Michael also admits…

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