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Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jairam Thakur(File photo)

Himachal govt made online classrooms accessible through ‘Har Ghar Pathshala’: Jairam Thakur

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Shimla
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 08:13 PM IST
“The student must take the examination as a process of evaluating himself and not as a burden”, stated Jairam Thakur while interacting with the students through video conferencing.
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Visual from Dumka’s Dumarthar village.(ANI)
Visual from Dumka’s Dumarthar village.(ANI)

Teachers in Jharkhand’s Dumka turn village into classroom

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Dumka
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2020 08:48 AM IST
They created blackboards on the walls of students’ houses to teach them while maintaining social distancing in the view of coronavirus.
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Masks, social distancing, sanitisers and videography — all precautions in place as students return to a government school in Sector 45, Chandigarh, on Monday.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Masks, social distancing, sanitisers and videography — all precautions in place as students return to a government school in Sector 45, Chandigarh, on Monday.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Virtually empty classrooms in Chandigarh schools

By Rajanbir Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 06:27 PM IST
UT administrator and Punjab governor VP Singh Badnore also urged teachers to get themselves tested and asked schools to follow protocols.
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Jagran Public School, Noida, organised a webinar for the benefit of students, parents and teachers(HT Photo)
Jagran Public School, Noida, organised a webinar for the benefit of students, parents and teachers(HT Photo)

Online classrooms help plug learning gaps

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 06:31 PM IST
Be it a question of organising webinars, celebrating a festival or conducting numerous learning activities, schools in Delhi-NCR are bridging the gaps between physical and online classrooms via virtual platforms and apps.
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Representational image.(HT file)
Representational image.(HT file)

West Bengal govt shelves plan for virtual classrooms

By Press Trust of India | Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2020 04:32 PM IST
West Bengal Education Minister told reporters in videoconferencing that while the state had fixed the 4-5 pm time slot on certain subjects for class 9 to 12 students in state-run/aided schools, that timing was not mutually acceptable to both teachers and guardians.
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Representative(Hindustan Times)
Representative(Hindustan Times)

JD Women’s College in Patna bans burqa inside classroom

By Nandini | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 12:57 PM IST
JD Women’s College of Patna has issued a notice directing the students to follow the prescribed college uniform and prohibiting burqa inside the classroom. The notice was issued by the proctor of the college.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(HT file)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(HT file)

AAP government constructed 20 thousand new classrooms in 5 years, says Arvind Kejriwal

By Asian News International | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2020 03:55 PM IST
“We have opened 20,000 new classrooms which are equivalent to opening 500 new schools,” Arvind Kejriwal said. Read on to know more.
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An unsafe classroom in Government Primary School, Uchi Mangali, Ludhiana; and (below) students of a primary class sitting on mats in the cold weather in the school.(Gurpreet Singh/H)
An unsafe classroom in Government Primary School, Uchi Mangali, Ludhiana; and (below) students of a primary class sitting on mats in the cold weather in the school.(Gurpreet Singh/H)

Sad tale of unsafe classrooms

By Deepa Sharma Sood | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2019 11:23 PM IST
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DEOs to identify extra classrooms at schools to run joint campuses

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2019 10:35 PM IST
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The bus has been painted and decked up in a way that it looks like a classroom on wheels.(twitter/@DcLohit)
The bus has been painted and decked up in a way that it looks like a classroom on wheels.(twitter/@DcLohit)

Classroom on wheels for students in Arunachal Pradesh’s district

By Press Trust of India | Itanagar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2019 10:54 AM IST
Space crunch in schools is one of the major reasons leading to dropouts as juniors are often made to sit with seniors in one class, with subject teachers imparting lessons to them simultaneously, a district official said.
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Representative(AFP)
Representative(AFP)

7 ways to create a student centered classroom

By Siddarth Rajgarhia
PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2019 04:59 PM IST
The traditional classroom where students sit quietly and attentively in their seats, while the teacher pours vast amounts of wisdom and knowledge into their sponge like brains is over (assuming it ever existed.) This is especially true for middle school and high school classes where “teaching” can be a constant battle.
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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to improve ‘learning outcome’ for students of municipal schools.(HT file)
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to improve ‘learning outcome’ for students of municipal schools.(HT file)

Can a child actually multiply or add and subtract outside a classroom? Mumbai civic body wants to find out

By Eeshanpriya MS | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2019 03:20 PM IST
The project will gauge if students actually understand and remember what they are being taught, and can use it outside a classroom or exam-paper setup.
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Heritage Xperiential Learning School in Sector 62 is following the ‘Bring Your Own Device’ model.(Sourced)
Heritage Xperiential Learning School in Sector 62 is following the ‘Bring Your Own Device’ model.(Sourced)

Gurugram schools warm to laptops, tablets in classrooms

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2019 08:20 AM IST
Seeking to seamlessly integrate technology with pedagogy, many private schools in the city are warming up to the idea of one-to-one computing initiatives, under which laptops or tablets with internet access are provided to students for use at school.
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Students in basic education department schools here are forced to study in the open, even during the rainy season, due to lack of classrooms in rented buildings or because there is no building at all.(HT Photo)
Students in basic education department schools here are forced to study in the open, even during the rainy season, due to lack of classrooms in rented buildings or because there is no building at all.(HT Photo)

Lack of classrooms force students to study in ‘open air schools’

By Yogesh Dubey | Lucknow
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 12:26 PM IST
The teachers postpone teaching during rain to avoid health risk to students.
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CM Kejriwal inaugurates the project at a govt school.(HT Photo)
CM Kejriwal inaugurates the project at a govt school.(HT Photo)

Government sets ball rolling for CCTVs in classrooms

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 02:47 PM IST
Senior government officials said the project is supposed to cover all government schools in Delhi. Around 1,50,000 cameras are to be installed in all schools taken together. The project is scheduled to be completed by November.
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According to sources, 15-20 unknown youths arrived at the institute in a jeep and forcibly entered the classroom that had about 40 students.(HT Photo)
According to sources, 15-20 unknown youths arrived at the institute in a jeep and forcibly entered the classroom that had about 40 students.(HT Photo)

Student rivalry plays out in UP classroom, 10 injured in 10-minute fracas

By Vasistha Bhardwaj | Hindustan Times, MUZAFFARNAGAR
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 10:28 AM IST
On getting information, a police team from Meerapur police station arrived on the campus and sent the injured to a community health centre at Jansath.
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A class in progress at MIT School of Government. The private institute offers a two-year programme — MA in political leadership and government.
A class in progress at MIT School of Government. The private institute offers a two-year programme — MA in political leadership and government.

A classroom for budding politicians

By Manoj Sharma | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2019 09:35 AM IST
The IIDL’s curriculum includes ‘basic political concepts, media management, constituency management, public speaking and nationalism,’ among others.
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A class in progress at MIT School of Government. The private institute offers a two year programme-MA in Political leadership and Government.
A class in progress at MIT School of Government. The private institute offers a two year programme-MA in Political leadership and Government.

A classroom for budding politicians

By Manoj Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2019 10:27 PM IST
Many private institutes across India have started offering degrees and diplomas in politics for aspiring politicians - and there are many takers.
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Colourful slippers of all sizes were lined outside room no. 22 of Mandir Marg police station where children from nearby informal settlements had gathered to learn English, Mathematics, and more.(Handout)
Colourful slippers of all sizes were lined outside room no. 22 of Mandir Marg police station where children from nearby informal settlements had gathered to learn English, Mathematics, and more.(Handout)

When a police station turns into a classroom

By Kainat Sarfaraz | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2019 10:01 AM IST
Last week, Delhi Police and Sarvahitey, an NGO, came together to provide underprivileged children a safe space for their learning and education.
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Students said the college has been facing shortage of classrooms for several years.(HT Photo)
Students said the college has been facing shortage of classrooms for several years.(HT Photo)

Govt girl’s college in Gurugram grapples with lack of classrooms, PG courses

By Sadia Akhtar | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2019 04:53 AM IST
Students of Government Girls College in Gurugram’s Sector 14 are forced to study in the open due to a severe shortage of classrooms. On any given day, students can be seen sitting on the ground or footpaths as they take lessons amid outdoor noise.
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Hima Das of India celebrates winning gold in the final of the women's 400m on day three of The IAAF World U20 Championships on July 12, 2018 in Tampere, Finland(Getty Images for IAAF)
Hima Das of India celebrates winning gold in the final of the women's 400m on day three of The IAAF World U20 Championships on July 12, 2018 in Tampere, Finland(Getty Images for IAAF)

Hima Das sprints from track to classroom in board exam season

By PTI | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 07:19 PM IST
The sprinter from Assam’s Kandhulimari village in Nagaon district became a star overnight and kept improving her timing through the last year, culminating in a national record time of 50.79 seconds while winning silver in the Asian Games.
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Two of the five classrooms in the Government Primary School in Surat Nagar, Sector 104, also function as a kitchen, administrative room and storeroom(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Two of the five classrooms in the Government Primary School in Surat Nagar, Sector 104, also function as a kitchen, administrative room and storeroom(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Classrooms used for storing food, admin purposes

By Sadia Akhtar | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2018 03:35 PM IST
The school, which was constructed in 1995, has 306 children studying in classes 1 to 5. It has 10 sections, but only five classrooms to accommodate the strength
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After raping the girl, the accused fled the spot leaving the Class 6 girl of Bhartiya Gyan Sthali School. Hours later, he had come back with two other persons only to throw her body in front of her house.(AFP)
After raping the girl, the accused fled the spot leaving the Class 6 girl of Bhartiya Gyan Sthali School. Hours later, he had come back with two other persons only to throw her body in front of her house.(AFP)

Raped and murdered in classroom 8 years ago, Kanpur girl’s kin get justice at last

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kanpur, Kanpur
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2018 11:11 PM IST
After raping the girl, the accused fled the spot leaving the Class 6 girl of Bhartiya Gyan Sthali School. Hours later, he had come back with two other persons only to throw her body in front of her house.
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The project will be formally started on October 2.(HT FILE)
The project will be formally started on October 2.(HT FILE)

600 classrooms in Navi Mumbai civic schools to go digital soon

By Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan | Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2018 12:20 AM IST
Under the project, every classroom will get a screen-touch smart board along with a projector. The teachers in the classrooms will use e-contents to interpret the curricula.
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Between 2008 and 2017 the enrolment in its schools fell by over 50% as per statistics shared by Praja Foundation.(HT Photo)
Between 2008 and 2017 the enrolment in its schools fell by over 50% as per statistics shared by Praja Foundation.(HT Photo)

Mumbai’s municipal corporation to use social media, modern classrooms to woo more students to its schools

By Ankita Bhatkhande | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2018 12:19 AM IST
Among other efforts, the municipal corporation has, in the last one year, spent 96 crore to repair its crumbling infrastructure
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Begusarai SP Aditya Kumar told HT that a police team reached the spot and rescued the abductors from the clutches of irate mob.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Begusarai SP Aditya Kumar told HT that a police team reached the spot and rescued the abductors from the clutches of irate mob.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

4 criminals enter classroom to kidnap girl in Bihar, three beaten to death

By Avinash Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 10:10 AM IST
Police said that they were allegedly beaten up by the school students, teachers and villagers when they had forcibly entered a newly-constructed primary school at Chhaurahi, to abduct a girl student.
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(HT Illustration: Sudhir Shetty)
(HT Illustration: Sudhir Shetty)

Overheard in the classroom: Feedback on courses, syllabi

By Lavina Mulchandani & Prakruti Maniar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2018 06:00 PM IST
Institutes are making students a part of the decision-making process, including research modules and certificate programmes based on their suggestions.
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MLA Naseem Khan at one of the schools that got a digital classroom(HT photo)
MLA Naseem Khan at one of the schools that got a digital classroom(HT photo)

14 Mumbai schools get digital classrooms; another 46 to go

By Yesha Kotak | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2018 12:25 AM IST
A classroom in each of the schools has been painted and with visual elements, including solar system, pictures and quotes by famous leaders
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