Teacher

  • London: Indian teachers asked to enter $1 million prize 7 hours 29 minutes ago

    London: A global education foundation has called upon Indian teachers to enter the USD 1 million Global Teacher Prize to be presented to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession. Kerala-born entrepreneur Sunny Varkey, founder of the Dubai-based Varkey GEMS Foundation, launched the prize at the...
  • Bangalore schools in a dilemma over security guidelines, say they can't afford to implement them 18 hours 4 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Two months after a minor girl was raped in school premises in Bangalore, schools in the city are racing against time to implement security guidelines issued by the police. However, several schools say they won't be able to comply with the guidelines as they don't have the funds. The Iyer...
  • RSS wants UPA appointees in NCTE removed: Sources 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In its latest diktat to the Narendra Modi government, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has asked the Union HRD Ministry to 'change all members' appointed by the previous UPA government in the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). The RSS has communicated its demand to HRD Minister Smriti Irani. The...
  • AMU professor Faizan Mustafa gets SAARC Best Law Teacher Award August 19, 2014

    Eminent academician Faizan Mustafa, who is senior vice-president of city-based NGO Rural Litigation Entitlement Kendra, has been conferred with this year's prestigious SAARC Best Law Teacher Award. In a unanimous decision the high-powered jury conferred this award on Mustafa, according to a press statement released by the NGO in Dehradun on...
  • UP: 3 men gangrape woman, tie her naked to a tree August 19, 2014

    Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh): Three men allegedly gangraped a 33-year-old woman and then tied her to a tree in a naked condition in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh. Kannauj is the constituency of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple. The incident took place in Umarda area of Kannauj, on the intervening night...
  • Teacher arrested for thrashing child August 17, 2014

    A teacher who mercilessly beat up a six-year-old student in a public school here was arrested on Sunday, police said. Police registered a case against the teacher under the Juvenile Justice Act. The action came a day after Rekha Singh, the mother of the child, alleged that police have registered a...
  • Kindergarten horror: Six-year-old mercilessly beaten by school teacher in Ghaziabad August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A six-year-old lower kindergarten student was mercilessly beaten for not doing his homework by a school teacher in Ghaziabad. The incident took place on Saturday. The student suffered severe bruises on his back and hips. The victim's family claims that he was beaten with an iron rod. "The teacher beat...
  • Arizona math teacher arrives drunk to class and keeps drinking: police August 15, 2014

    An Arizona math teacher arrived drunk at her high school and hit the bottle again in the classroom, where she yelled at her students before one of the pupils alerted administrators, authorities said on Thursday. Kathleen Jardine, 57, a teacher at Poston Butte High School faces one count of public consumption...
  • 11,800 school teachers to be appointed in Delhi by March 2015 August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The government will hire over 11,800 school teachers in Delhi by March next year to fill vacancies, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said that online application for 2,375 PGT teachers will be invited in...
  • Unidentified criminals abduct, murder 2 school teachers August 10, 2014

    Two teachers, both siblings, have been abducted and murdered in Gumla district, the police said on Sunday. Prakash Toppo, a teacher with the Ghaghra Bansari Middle School, was returning home in bike on Wednesday last when he was abducted by unidentified persons near Toto village, Superintendent of Police Bhimsen Tuti told...
  • Caught on camera: Teacher canes 8-year-old differently-abled child August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocking case in Mumbai, a teacher caned an 8-year-old student in a school for the differently-abled children. The horrific episode was captured on video by a resident of a building next to the school in Mumbai's Matunga area. The incident took place on July 30. The child's...
  • Madhya Pradesh teacher creates a record by remaining absent for 23 years in her 24-year-old career! August 6, 2014

    Indore: A 46-year-old school teacher from Madhya Pradesh has created a record by remaining absent for the last 23 years in her 24-year-old long 'career', after which the school education department claimed to have formally initiated what it called "disciplinary action" against her. "Out of her total 24-year-long career, teacher Sangita...
  • School takes 'action' against teacher who remained absent for 23 years August 5, 2014

    A 46-year-old school teacher from Madhya Pradesh has created a record by remaining absent for the last 23 years in her 24-year-old long 'career', after which the school education department claimed to have formally initiated what it called "disciplinary action" against her. "Out of her total 24-year-long career, teacher Sangita Kashyap...
  • Karnataka: 70-year-old teacher arrested for sexually abusing minor girl in school premises August 5, 2014

    Bangalore: A 70-year-old teacher was arrested in Ramnagara district of Karnataka on Tuesday for allegedly sexually abusing an eight-year-old student. The principal was arrested for abetting the crime. The incident comes barely a month after alleged gangrape of a six-year-old girl at a high-profile school in Bangalore that evoked public outrage. The...
  • Bangalore rape: School reopens for primary students, parents jittery July 30, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school where a 6-year-old was allegedly gangraped will re-open for primary students on Wednesday. However, a day after horrific twists and turns in the case, parents are uncertain about sending their kids to the school. The uncertainty comes after police arrested two gym instructors who they claim...
  • A blind primary school teacher, cancer survivor, 16-year-old headmaster: Meet 7 teachers in India who are making a change July 28, 2014

    From the time you learned how to scribble ABCs on a three-ruled notebook to the time you graduated out of college, it was always the teacher who guided you through every stage in life. The lessons you learn in life aren't necessarily delivered under the roof of a school. You...
  • Corporal punishment: Will deal with the guilty teacher firmly, says CM July 21, 2014

    The teacher who was caught on camera beating visually challenged children mercilessly in a school in Andhra Pradesh would be dealt with firmly, said Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Naidu. ...
  • AP: Teacher, one other arrested for caning visually challenged children July 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: The teacher of a school for blind, another person, who were seen in a video mercilessly caning visually impaired children have been arrested by the police on Monday. The incident, which took place two days back, came to light on Monday after local TV channels showed a video footage of...
  • Bangalore: Violent protests outside school over 6-year-old's rape July 21, 2014

    Bangalore: Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, there is no stopping the outrage. ABVP workers protested outside the school in Bangalore where the incident took place. ABVP workers tried to break the security barricades put into place. When the police tried to stop...
  • Bihar teacher fails to name India's president, faces probe July 19, 2014

    For a woman school teacher in Bihar, Pratibha Patil is still India's president and Smriti Irani the governor of the state. These answers shocked a district magistrate who has ordered a probe into the authenticity of the teacher's qualification based on which she got a job in a government school. The incident...
  • First lady salutes Grammy Museum, music teachers July 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: Michelle Obama says every arts organization in the country should embrace the mission of the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, which focuses on education. Six million American children attend schools with no art or music classes, she said Wednesday at the museum's inaugural Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon. "Arts are...
  • Delhi University Teacher's Association, student groups to sit on dharna today July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi University Teacher's Association along with all the student groups will hold a dharna at the Arts Faculty Gate on Tuesday from 2 to 4 pm. The protest is to press for an immediate meeting of the Delhi University Academic Council. The protestors are demanding a fast...
  • Bihar: Class 2 student bitten on various body parts by boarding school teacher July 6, 2014

    Sheikhpura: A class II student was bitten on several parts of his body by a teacher in his hostel room at a public boarding school in Sheikhpura. Sub-divisional police officer Naresh Kumar Sharma said on Sunday, the incident at the Residential Public School at Barbigha took place two days ago and...
  • 70 teachers primary government schools found absent from duty July 5, 2014

    70 teachers of government-run primary schools were found absent from duty during checking by a team of the education department in Muzaffarnagar district, an official said. "During checking in different government-run primary schools on Friday, 70 teachers were found absent from duty. One day's salary would be deducted of the absentee...
  • Teachers' recruitment scam; HC extends bail of seven convicts July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday extended till July 25 the interim bail of seven convicts in the Junior Basic Teachers' recruitment scam case also involving former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala and his MLA-son Ajay Chautala. A bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul granted the relief to seven...
  • Teacher booked for beating KG student urges HC to quash case July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: A school teacher accused of beating a Kindergarten student with a ruler has urged the Bombay High Court to quash the case, saying section 324 IPC (causing hurt by dangerous weapon) cannot be invoked in this matter. A wooden foot ruler is not a dangerous weapon and hence she...
  • DU admissions likely to begin next week, pro-FYUP students protest June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Admissions in Delhi University are likely to begin from next week, now that the week long deadlock between the university and the University Grants Commission has finally come to an end. This came after DU agreed to revert to the three-year undergraduate system, rolling back the Four-year Undergraduate...
  • BSP stages walkout over non-appointment of primary teachers June 24, 2014

    Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) members on Tuesday staged a walkout in the legislative assembly alleging that the state government was not serious in appointment of primary teachers. The walkout was staged during the question hour when leader of Opposition, Swami Prasad Maurya sought to know the time frame of appointment of...
  • Gaining teacher training, 35 women plan to uplift their communities June 24, 2014

    How do you help your backward community living in remote, virtually inaccessible villages to progress if most of them are uneducated? Simple, finish your own studies, train as teachers and then use your knowledge to spread the cause in your home - as these nearly three dozen women are doing. The...
  • Teachers to give wake-up calls to parents at 5 am in Mangalore district June 19, 2014

    Mangalore: The parents of the children who are studying in 10th standard will get a wake up call from their teachers at 5 o'clock in the morning from next month. The teachers will ask if their child has woken up or still asleep. If the child is still sleeping, the...