“Schools on wheel” yet to hit the roads

BBMP introduces a bridge course for the underprivileged children but the delay in the survey of street kids holds back the initiative. Bangalore: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahangara Palike (BBMP) introduced a scheme named “School on wheel” which was to start at the end of February. However, even after a month, the initiative has not rolled […]

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Covid-19: Teachers Turn Daily Wage labourers

Due to no payments of salaries, rural private school teachers are forced to shift to MGNREGA work. Bangalore: Latha C.S, 32-year-old kindergarten teacher in a private school is now working in the sun, rejuvenating lakes, about two kilometers from her school, in Mandya, under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). “I did […]

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No jobs and loans worry Indian students studying in the US

Indian students in the United States (US) are left distraught as recruiters freeze their hiring process in view of COVID-19. By Yashasvini Razdan While batch-2020 students are just a month away from graduating, many Indian students studying in the United States (US) are struggling to secure jobs as the recruiters are on a hiring freeze. […]

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COVID-19 keeps Bangalore students off placements

Students from top universities in Bangalore are facing a serious setback as placement activities are stalled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By Bibek Baidya Most top universities in Bangalore had to cancel their final semester andplacement activities due to the current scenario. Most of these students who were to graduate in 2020 seem uncertain about […]

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Looming dark clouds on quality education, seem to have no silver lining

Learning has the power to transform an individual’s life but government schools in Maski taluk fail to provide quality education due to lack of teachers and bad infrastructure. Yumna Ahmed April 6, 2020 Sania who was quietly sitting on the classroom floor and looking at the broken board in the hope of learning something new […]

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Girls at Maski dropping out on better future

Maski taluk of the Raichur district has an increasing number of girls’ dropout rates from schools and colleges. Lack of awareness about education is the prime reason behind it.  Alfiya is a 4th standard student from an Urdu Primary School of the Digganayakanabhavi village of the Maski taluk in the Raichur district of north Karnataka. […]

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NISHTHA yet to spread its wings in Karnataka

Central Government’s scheme to train elementary level teachers not a huge success yet in Karnataka for lack of funds By Astha Oriel Bengaluru: Karnataka is far from achieving its target of training 10,934 headmasters and 1.5lakh teachers under the National Initiative for School Heads and Teachers Holistic Achievement (NISHTHA) program. According to M. Shivamadappa, Principal […]

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