Schools lose teachers, students sitting idle

Schools lose teachers, students sitting idle

SRINAGAR: The mass transfer of teachers ordered by the Director of School Education four days ago has disrupted the education of students. In most of the schools where teachers have been transferred out, students are sitting idle because new teachers have not yet joined their posting. In Batingo Higher Secondary School (HSS), teachers of Math, […]

Govt school in Shuplian village a study in apathy

Govt school in Shuplian village a study in apathy

Students from Class 1 to Class 8 being taught in one room of dilapidated building that has no toilet, no water, no boundary wall, and no medical aid for miles around By ISHFAQ RESHI BUDGAM: After its new building collapsed due to heavy snow this winter, the government middle school at Shuplian village in Budgam […]

As Schools Reopen

As Schools Reopen

Schools reopened in Kashmir after a gap of almost eight months.  The interim period has been a tough period for the pupils of the region—especially in terms of the opportunity costs incurred for foregoing education. But, this is a mere blip in the larger scheme of things. What is alarming and what is going unnoticed […]

Fire damages school building

Fire damages school building

Ganderbal: A mysterious fire has gutted a government school building in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Fire broke out in a government high school at Surfraw  in Gund tehsil of Ganderbal district late on Wednesday evening resulting in major damage to the building. SHO police station Gund Manzoor Ahmad said that one of the four buildings […]

4850 schools without building: Akhtar

4850 schools without building: Akhtar

17506 schools provided toilet facility Jammu: Without divulging the number of schools lacking toilets in the state, the government on Tuesday informed the House that 17506 schools have been provided the toilet facilities during the last two years. Replying to a question in the Legislative Assembly, Education minister Naeem Akhtar also informed that 4850 schools […]

Half the govt school students yet to receive textbooks

Half the govt school students yet to receive textbooks

By Insha Latief Srinagar: The new session in government schools has started but half the students have not received textbooks yet. “How will our children study without books? They have nothing to read. In such circumstances, what will they do except idle,” said Mohammad Ikhlaq, parent of a Class 3 student. The new academic session […]

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