education

How Haryana made government school education a political priority

A school under the Saksham Haryana programme | Source: Samagra The biggest problem in school education in India for a decade now is whether universal access to elementary education after Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan in 2000 ensured the delivery of quality education as well….




Education or Exploitation?

The research is unequivocal: students do better in smaller classes. People learn better from other people with whom they have a relationship. Classes designed with students in mind will be small, no more than ten or fifteen…



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T-level courses may not be ready by 2020, warns education union

An education union has called for a delay in the introduction of the Conservatives’ new vocational qualifications amid concerns about student recruitment and the tight timescale. T-levels, which are intended to provide a vocational alternative to A-levels, are…




Run for Education on November 24

The 21km half-marathon will be a single-loop race from the City Centre to the Kolkata Gate in New Town and back(iStock) The running season will take off from City Centre in Salt Lake on November…


Rights group: Iraq education system on brink of collapse

Millions of students across Iraq are losing out amid a shortage of teachers and education funding, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has said. Across Iraq, 2.5 million children are in need of education support, including 775,000 internally displaced children…