Education Reforms

  • Mexico: Teachers protesting over education reform block way airport for hours 06-09-2013 09:41 AM

    Teachers angry over the passage of a national education reform blocked the main approach to Mexico City's airport for more than eight hours on Thursday, forcing many people to leave their cars and rush through the streets on foot to catch flights. The teachers marched to the area in northern...
  • Education system failed to achieve objective, needs reform: SC 05-07-2013 12:05 AM

    New Delhi: Education system in the country has failed to achieve its objective and it has to be reformed immediately, the Supreme Court has said. "It is unfortunate that today education instead of reforming the human behaviour, in our humble opinion, appear to have failed to achieve its objective. Instead...
  • DU: comprehending the four-year undergrad programme (FYUP) 27-05-2013 11:44 AM

    DU's top academic body has adopted a four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) which is going to be implemented from July 2013. The Academic Council, at a marathon meeting held sometime back, debated the proposal by a task force that was eventually passed with 80 votes in favor and 6 against. The...
  • Obama links education reform to economic recovery 24-09-2011 09:04 PM

    Washington: Young people in the United States are falling behind their overseas peers in reading, math and science, President Barack Obama said on Saturday, calling education reform an essential part of economic recovery. In his weekly radio and video address, Obama said as many as a quarter of American students...
  • Mumbai: Municipal schools focus on better learning 28-04-2011 01:26 PM

    Mumbai: The children, in blue and white uniforms, sit in groups of six, with their desks arranged in circles. They compare the sheets they hold and amid whispers and giggles, they tick off the right answers with pencils. This is how the students of Class 1 at the Hutatma Prabhakar...
  • UPA-II: Right to Education big challenge 21-05-2010 12:37 AM

    Experts rate UPA-II government's education reforms as one of its biggest achievements. ...
  • Right to Education: should passing and failing class exams be abolished?

    A Delhi school was ordered to take back a student it had expelled for repeatedly failing. ...
  • 800 univs, 35,000 colleges needed: govt 24-03-2010 04:35 PM

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  • Watch: Class 10's exam-free journey to +2 stage 01-09-2009 03:02 PM

    It will be a stress free promotion through optional exams. ...