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HindustanTimes Wed,03 Sep 2014

Alumni go back to school

From providing medical insurance to teachers to offering career guidance to students, ex-students have been contributing to their alma maters report Sadaf Modak

Teach me, version 2.0

On the one hand, teachers are evolving from omniscient instructors to accessible facilitators. On the other, they are taking on additional roles as counsellors and friends of their students

Teacher’s role has changed

The teacher today has to use technology and keep herself up-to-date. Also, teachers have to become counselors.

The best  schools in Navi Mumbai

Read these profiles to understand what is unique about each of these institutions

The best schools in the east

Read these profiles to understand what is unique about each of these institutions

The best schools in the west

Read these profiles to get a flavour of what makes each of these institutions unique

The best schools in the south

For many Indian parents, selecting a school for their child is among the most significant decisions they will make.

A touch of class for your child

First, over the past year, Indian policy makers have ushered in radical changes in curricula across boards.

Room to learn

With its schools boasting huge playgrounds, swimming pools, horse riding classes and low student-teacher ratios, Navi Mumbai is fast becoming a quality education hub that does not pinch one’s pocket

A world of difference

Given Mumbai's obsession with marks, there is a surprising surge in demand every year for schools in and around the city that have more holistic approaches to education Neha Bhayana reports

What did you do at school today?

A rising number of city parents want a clearer picture of how their children spend a large part of their day Serena Menon reports

Minds matter

Many City schools are experimenting with teaching methods as they try to incorporate current research about the way children learn

A brand new world view

International Schools are all the rage among Mumbai’s elite partly because they are a status symbol but also because they offer a fresh approach to learning

Where the exception is the rule

Father Agnel Multipurpose School turns no student away, believing that diversity holds a lesson in itself

The fine art of teaching

Nes International lays as much emphasis on cultural activities as it does on academics

A heavy weight in the east

Don Bosco combines sporting excellence with modern teaching methods

Antique charm, modern outlook

Bombay Scottish helps students balance independence with discipline

‘We believe in making students good human beings first’

The principles of the school have made it what it is.

Almost 150 years, and counting

Cathedral & John Connon aims to combine the best of the old and new

An emerging education hub

Today, we tell you what the city thinks are the best schools in the Navi Mumbai.

Variety spices up the north

Today, we tell you what the city thinks are the best schools in the east. This perception-based survey encapsulates the sample’s collective impression about schools.

The west has a world view

Today, we tell you what the city thinks are the best schools in the west.

Convents score in the east

Today, we tell you what the city thinks are the best schools in the east.

In the south, old is gold

Today, we tell you what the city thinks are the best schools in the south.

Give your child a head start

HT _ CFORE"S SURVEY and this series aims to help you being making one of the most significant decisions about your child's future.

Background no bar

The government wants schools to admit students irrespective of their socio-economic profile. How will schools cope with the rule that is bound to change classroom dynamics dramatically? HT finds out.

Schools concerned about implementation, implication

Not all schools are happy with the state government's move to reserve 25% seats for children from economically weaker backgrounds. Deepti Khera reports.

'Parents should be counselled about changes in education system'

HT interviews Basanti Roy, educationist and former divisional secretary of SSC Board.

HT celebrates city’s top 50 schools

A room full of principals confronting three panellists on one of the most controversial education initiatives in the country, the Right To Education Act (RTE) — the dialogue was bound to be interesting. HT reports.

It’s nice to be appreciated, say school principals

They walked up to the podium, with a sense of accomplishment coupled with pride, and collected a trophy that in some way celebrated the years of hard work they have put in to build some of the finest schools in the city.

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