59 primary schools upgraded

59 primary schools upgraded

SRINAGAR: Director School Education, Kashmir, Dr GN Itoo, has approved upgradation of 59 primary schools to the next higher level during the last four months across the Kashmir Division. The Director School Education also conveyed the approval in favour of 182 Managing Bodies to run the affairs of different private schools. DSEK has also granted […]

No class work in Srinagar colleges, higher secondary’s today

No class work in Srinagar colleges, higher secondary’s today

Srinagar: Authorities here have decided to suspend class work in all colleges and higher secondary schools of Srinagar district today. Official here said that the decision has been taken as a “precautionary measure” to avoid law and order situation in the district in view of protests called by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL).

Impart education to specially-abled students with dedication: DSEK to teachers

ANANTNAG: Director School Education, Kashmir (DSEK), Dr G N Itoo has impressed upon the teaching fraternity to work with passion and dedication towards imparting education to the specially-abled students. “Such students deserve a special treatment and their educational, physical and psychological development must be equally prioritized in government as well as the private sector”, Dr […]

Zero progress on DSEK’s special boarding schools, identified land said insufficient

Zero progress on DSEK’s special boarding schools, identified land said insufficient

IRSHAD KHAN SRINAGAR: Even as land was identified months ago for special boarding schools proposed by the School Education Department, with one projected in each district, the department has taken no further step for setting up the institutions, while officials say that the identified land was “insufficient” for the schools. Conceived on the pattern of […]

Surrounded by cow dung, Budgam school battles health hazard

Surrounded by cow dung, Budgam school battles health hazard

Budgam: From a distance, it looks like an abandoned, decrepit cattle shed, with big heaps of cow dung in the lawn and the surroundings. Ironically, the ramshackle building is a primary school, housing 55 students. Located only a few minutes away from the Zonal Education Office (ZEO) Kunzer, the primary school Pethpora Harde-Aboora is functioning […]

JK has no specific definition of school dropouts: MHRD report

JK has no specific definition of school dropouts: MHRD report

IRSHAD KHAN SRINAGAR: Besides possible “data discrepancies”, the J&K government has “no specific definition” of dropout schoolchildren in the state, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has said. The ministry pointed out the shortcoming along with many others at the Project Approval Board (PAB) meeting of Samagra Shiksha for J&K held on June 20 […]

Develop scientific temperament among students: DSEK

Srinagar: Stating the development of scientific temperament among students as the need of the hour, Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK), Dr G N Itoo has said that the department is taking necessary steps regularly to attract students towards this subject and to develop interest in the students towards it. Referring to the different science competitions […]

Headmistress suspended for ‘thrashing’ student in Bandipora

Headmistress suspended for ‘thrashing’ student in Bandipora

Bandipora: A school headmistress has been suspended for allegedly thrashing a student in Qazipora area of this north Kashmir district. Officials told Kashmir Reader that Zonal Education Officer, Quilmuqam M A Khan placed under suspension the headmistress of government middle school Qazipora, a day after she allegedly thrashed a third standard student due to which […]

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