Kerala Governor asks VCs to resign before Monday

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (BPNS) Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, in a surprise move has asked all the nine Vice Chancellors of the state to resign from their respective posts. The Kerala Governor said that the action was following the Supreme Court ordering the resignation of the Kerala Technical University Vice-Chancellor. Arif Mohammed Khan has directed […]

TN government sanctions 9.8 crores for Adult literacy programme

Chennai, Oct 13 (BPNS) Tamil Nadu School education department has allotted an amount of Rs 9.8 crore for the Adult literacy programme in the state. The project will benefit 4.8 lakh people in the state. The project, according to the school education department officials will be implemented through the Tamil Nadu Directorate of Non-Formal and […]

Fake news detection :KITE completes training for 19.72 lakh students

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 9(IANS) Kerala Minister for General Education, V. Sivankutty said that the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) has completed the Fake News prevention and awareness creation training for 19.72 lakh students of Std 5 to 10, during the 3rd phase of the Satyameva Jayathe’ Digital Media Literacy programme.”. In a statement on […]

Puducherry Oppn protest over move to introduce CBSE pattern in schools

Chennai, Oct 8 (BPNS) Opposition parties in Puducherry Union Territory including DMK and Congress have come out in protest on the government move to introduce CBSE pattern syllabus in government schools of the territory. The Puducherry education minister, A. Namassivayam has recently submitted a petition to the Union education minister, Dharmendra Pradhan seeking the Union […]

Kerala mandates six month training for assistant professors

Thiruvananthapuram, October 5 (BPNS) The state health department has made it mandatory for the assistant professors working in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department in the state-run medical colleges to undertake a six-month training programme. The training programme in Ultrasound and Competency-based Assessment will be conducted by the Department of Radiodiagnosis. According to the health department, […]

TN free educational kits draws flak among parents, teachers

Chennai, Sept 26 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu government’s flagship project of free educational kits for the students of the government schools in the state has drawn flak after the supply of poor-quality products in the kits. This includes unfit uniforms, shoes, and even poor-quality geometry boxes, notebooks, and even school bags. Other than the quality […]

NCERT study :TN class 3 students are below par in numeracy levels

Chennai, Sept 21 (BPNS) A recent study conducted by the National Council For Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has revealed that the students of Class 3 of Tamil Nadu schools are abysmally poor in the numerical ability tests. The students fared poorly in the language proficiency tests as well, shockingly in the Tamil language also. […]