Not nice for teachers to teach twice

The workload of teachers increases as children don’t know many basic concepts. Workload on teachers has increased as  there was a drastic decline in the learning of foundational skills.   Kiran, a primary school teacher said that Covid has impacted basic learning among students, especially among students in primary classes.“They don’t even know the basic […]

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Biometric attendance systems lack maintenance while experts raise security concerns

Mandated biometric attendance systems for teachers are not updated while experts believe that such systems for both students and teachers are running with no knowledge about security laws. Bengaluru; Biometric attendance system is not working properly in Karnataka colleges due to lack of funds, say officials. Moreover, experts believe that the system has data breach […]

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A masked hurdle for dyslexic children

Teachers have to repeat instructions multiple times to be understood. As schools are reopening, dyslexic children are having trouble in the learning process as the teachers have to wear masks which muffle their voices. According to a study,“While masks prevent the spread of COVID, they also make spoken language more difficult for children to understand, […]

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Students unclear about the NEP

The government, however, continues to hold workshops and seminars to bring clarity. No clear communication has left students confused about choosing the right subjects. Students in Karnataka are still not sure of how to choose electives and courses under New Education Policy (NEP). Most private and government colleges have already started their admission process. Shivam […]

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Teachers not happy promoting students

Due to the closure of schools, online exams were conducted and students were promoted without learning anything in the previous academic year. Haryana: Students of first and second standards were given marks based on oral assessment through Shiksha Mitra’s contact numbers, while students of third, fourth, and fifth standards had to give online exams through […]

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Covid-19: Teachers turn daily wage labourers

Due to no payments of salaries, rural private school teachers are forced to shift to MGNREGA work. Bangalore: Latha C.S, 32-year-old kindergarten teacher in a private school is now working in the sun, rejuvenating lakes, about two kilometers from her school, in Mandya, under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). “I did […]

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No red signal for tutoring teachers yet

The practice of government, government-aided, and private school teachers engaging in the ‘business’ of imparting private tuitions in the city remains ungoverned. By Manasvi Gupta Good morning teacher! Wished the students. Good evening teacher! Wishes the students again—only this time at the teacher’s home. The teacher—surrounded by a group of students providing private tuitions thus […]

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Teachers at Agarkhed School not Getting Paid

Three teachers at a high school in Indi taluk contend that they haven’t received their salaries for a year. Bengaluru, Nov.20, 2018. Three of seven teachers at Shree Shankarling High school at Agarkhed village in the Indi taluk of Bijapur district in Karnataka have not been paid their salary for some time. MP Betathur, who […]

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