Shocking lack of infrastructure in JK schools

Shocking lack of infrastructure in JK schools

70% schools without electricity connection, absence of drinking water, toilets endemic Srinagar: The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER)-2018, which has painted a grim picture of learning among school children enrolled in J&K schools, has at the same time highlighted the dearth of infrastructure at the institutions. Close to 70 percent schools in the state […]

NGO’s education survey reports dismal state in JK govt schools

NGO’s education survey reports dismal state in JK govt schools

Srinagar: Almost 95 percent of Class 3 students in government schools in Jammu and Kashmir cannot read a text meant to be read in Class 2, the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2018 released by the NGO Pratham has said. The annual report, the 13th in a series, says that six years ago in […]

Govt school headmasters, teachers suspended for poor results

Govt school headmasters, teachers suspended for poor results

Srinagar: The Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) on Thursday ordered suspension of teachers including headmasters at schools that recorded below-par results in the recently declared Class 10 state board results. An order issued by Director of School Education GN said that the below-par performance of schools was a “matter of grave concern and needs […]

Produce copy of FFC approved fee structure: DSEK summons Hattrick school

Produce copy of FFC approved fee structure: DSEK summons Hattrick school

Srinagar: The Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) has asked the Hattrick Public School Zakura to produce copy of its fee structure “approved by the Fee Fixation Committee (FFC) for the last three years” and the item-wise break up of annual fee charged by it. The DSEK had summoned the chairman of the school after […]

Private schools ‘fleecing’ in the name of transport fees, say parents

Private schools ‘fleecing’ in the name of transport fees, say parents

SRINAGAR: Private schools in Kashmir are charging “exorbitant” transport fees, while there has been no action taken by the government’s Fee Fixation Committee (FFC), which is meant to regulate the fee charged by private educational institutions, parents complained. Given the FFC’s having “no say” in the transport fee structure of the institutions, the private schools, […]

Another exam time snag as classes 6, 7 get same question papers in Shopian

Another exam time snag as classes 6, 7 get same question papers in Shopian

SHOPIAN: After “exams under candle light” by Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE), District Institute of Education and Training (DIET) Shopian on Saturday distributed the same question papers for Class 6 and Class 7 examinations across different centres based in the district. Many teachers and students informed Kashmir Reader that the examinations started […]

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