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There are over 20,000 guest teachers engaged in government and government-aided schools in the national capital. (Representative image)(Sanchit Khanna/HT file)

Delhi govt discontinues services of guest teachers during summer vacation

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2021 08:27 PM IST
The Delhi government has directed its schools to discontinue the services of guest teachers during summer vacation which was recently preponed in view of rising Covid-19 cases, according to the Directorate of Education.
Delhi Nursery Admissions 2021.(HT file )
Delhi Nursery Admissions 2021.(HT file )

Delhi Nursery Admissions 2021: Provide 30-day relaxation on age limit, says DoE

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 01:43 PM IST
  • Delhi Nursery Admissions 2021: The online application process for nursery admission in Delhi schools for the academic session 2021-22 began on February 18, 2021.
Some schools said they would be following a first-come-first-serve system for nursery admissions.(HT Archive)
Some schools said they would be following a first-come-first-serve system for nursery admissions.(HT Archive)

Nursery admissions 2021 to begin in Delhi tomorrow, application ends on March 4

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 06:58 PM IST
The Directorate of Education (DoE) last week notified the admission schedule, bringing respite for anxious parents who have been waiting for the notification for over two months.
Delhi High Court.(Mint file )
Delhi High Court.(Mint file )

Info on fee hike approvals to private schools on DoE site soon, AAP govt tells Delhi HC

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2020 04:54 PM IST
The Delhi government also submitted that it will upload on the DoE website the fee statements and related annexures filed by the recognised unaided private schools as also the related inspection reports and orders after they are finalised.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

Delhi govt to frame guidelines for all private coaching centres

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 01:37 PM IST
According to officials at the Directorate of Education (DoE), private coaching centres are running as a parallel education system in Delhi, but they were out of the ambit of any regularisation and often operated without any statutory compliances leading to serious safety hazards.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

Translate worksheets before sending them to students, DoE tells Urdu medium schools

Hinduustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 11:40 AM IST
A senior official at the directorate, requesting anonymity, confirmed that they issued the order after taking cognisance of a Hindustan Times report, that said students and teachers of least 20 Urdu medium government schools in Delhi were struggling without online study material or worksheets in the language.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

Focus on students who are still out of contact with online learning, DoE tells govt schools, district officials

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 11:34 AM IST
According to an education department official, who requested anonymity, at least 5.5% of the 15.5 lakh students in government schools are completely out of contact with their teachers and are not attached to virtual learning in any manner.
Schools across the country have been physically shut since March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Classes are conducted online, and links to study material are sent via WhatsApp, emails and SMS.(AFP)
Schools across the country have been physically shut since March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Classes are conducted online, and links to study material are sent via WhatsApp, emails and SMS.(AFP)

Delhi schools to stay shut for students until October 5

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2020 08:55 PM IST
Online classes and teaching-learning activities will continue as usual and Head of Schools are authorised to call teachers as required
No schools will reopen in Delhi from September 21, the government has said.(PTI)
No schools will reopen in Delhi from September 21, the government has said.(PTI)

Delhi schools to remain closed for all students till October 5, says Delhi govt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2020 04:57 PM IST
Previously, the government had said it would allow senior students to come to schools if they need any guidance from their teachers.
Manish Sisodia alleged that the municipal corporation had failed to pay salaries to its teachers and issue books to students even after the Delhi government gave them the required funds.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Manish Sisodia alleged that the municipal corporation had failed to pay salaries to its teachers and issue books to students even after the Delhi government gave them the required funds.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Will take over MCD schools if they fail in duties: Manish Sisodia

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2020 11:44 PM IST
The minister, who also holds the education portfolio, said the civic bodies were “diverting” funds provided for education by the Delhi government for other purposes.
A migrant family with children travelling to their home in another state, seen in Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad on May 20, 2020.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
A migrant family with children travelling to their home in another state, seen in Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad on May 20, 2020.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)

Ease norms for migrant kids’ admissions: HRD

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 12:53 AM IST
A huge number of migrant workers returned to their home states, with their families, after the announcement of a nationwide lockdown that was imposed on March 25 to curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
A view of a school following violent clashes over the new citizenship law, at Shiv Vihar in New Delhi on February 26, 2020.(Raj K Raj/HT file)
A view of a school following violent clashes over the new citizenship law, at Shiv Vihar in New Delhi on February 26, 2020.(Raj K Raj/HT file)

Delhi govt schools in violence-hit areas to open tomorrow for staff to assess situation

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2020 06:58 PM IST
Schools have been closed in northeast Delhi and east Delhi for four consecutive days. The Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) has postponed board exams in the area till February 29.
The admission process for open seats in entry-level classes --nursery, kindergarten and Class 1, in private unaided recognised schools of Delhi for the session 2020-21 will begin from Friday.(Hindustan Times)
The admission process for open seats in entry-level classes --nursery, kindergarten and Class 1, in private unaided recognised schools of Delhi for the session 2020-21 will begin from Friday.(Hindustan Times)

Delhi nursery admissions 2020: Process begins tomorrow, here’s all you should know

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 12:08 PM IST
Delhi nursery admissions 2020: The admission process for open seats in entry-level classes --nursery, kindergarten and Class 1, in private unaided recognised schools of Delhi for the session 2020-21 will begin from Friday.
Students prepare for their CBSE senior school certificate examinations for Class XII standard, at the last moments before entering an examination hall in New Delhi. AFP Photo/Raveendran(AFP file photo)
Students prepare for their CBSE senior school certificate examinations for Class XII standard, at the last moments before entering an examination hall in New Delhi. AFP Photo/Raveendran(AFP file photo)

HC lens on govt order limiting no. of attempts by students to clear Class 9 to 12

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 04:59 AM IST
Justice Rajiv Shakdher put a stay on the clause mentioned in the circulars issued by the Directorate of Education (DoE) on April 4 , 2018 and August 27, 2019, after a man filed a plea challenging the clause on the basis of which his two sons were denied re-admission.
DSSSB has released the registration link for the recruitment of assistant teachers in the Directorate of Education and Junior Engineers (Civil) in Delhi Jal Board.(Hindustan Times)
DSSSB has released the registration link for the recruitment of assistant teachers in the Directorate of Education and Junior Engineers (Civil) in Delhi Jal Board.(Hindustan Times)

DSSB Recruitment 2019: 982 vacancies on offer, last date to apply October 15

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 06:50 PM IST
The examination is being conducted to fill 982 vacancies out of which 637 vacancies are for assistant teachers (Primary), 141 vacancies are for assistant teachers (Nursery) and 204 vacancies are for Junior Engineers (Civil) in the Delhi Jal Board (DJB).
The Directorate of Education also sought a status report and warned the schools against any lapse in the implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) act, 2009.(HT file)
The Directorate of Education also sought a status report and warned the schools against any lapse in the implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) act, 2009.(HT file)

Delhi private schools warned over vacant special quota seats

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 01:58 PM IST
According to the norms laid down by the Delhi government, 3% of the total number for seats available in entry-level classes —nursery, kindergarten and class 1—in private schools are reserved for disabled persons.
(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Delhi government directs school to discourage students from flying kites

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2019 03:26 PM IST
The Delhi government on Tuesday directed schools in the national capital to discourage students from flying kites and sensitise them about the harm it causes to both birds and humans.
Students with teacher(HT File)
Students with teacher(HT File)

73% seats reserved for poor students in Delhi’s private schools filled, shows data

UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 07:15 AM IST
According to the Right to Education Act, 2009, private schools, excluding minority institutions, should reserve 25% seats for students belonging to EWS/DG groups in all entry level classes (nursery, kindergarten, and class 1) and provide free and compulsory elementary education to them.
Private schools were directed to ensure they fulfil conditions laid for securing Fire Safety Certificates and that the “schools have Fire Safety Certificates duly issued by Fire Services and they rectify all deficiencies.”(HT Photo)
Private schools were directed to ensure they fulfil conditions laid for securing Fire Safety Certificates and that the “schools have Fire Safety Certificates duly issued by Fire Services and they rectify all deficiencies.”(HT Photo)

Delhi govt asks all private schools to comply with fire safety norms

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 10:39 AM IST
The directive comes around two weeks after the Delhi Parents Association (DPA) said that, as per a Right to Information query filed by them, over 30% of schools were functioning without fire safety No-Objection Certificates (NOCs).
The move has come after the department received complaints of concretised trees and plants in schools. (Image used for representational purpose).(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO.)
The move has come after the department received complaints of concretised trees and plants in schools. (Image used for representational purpose).(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO.)

Delhi govt warns city schools, asks them to de-concretise trees

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 12:47 PM IST
Last month, the forest department had fined Bikaner House authorities near India Gate Rs 18.70 lakh for concretising the base of at least 187 trees on their campus.
INearly 10,000 girls studying in classes 9 to 12 in government schools located in three Delhi zones -- Jahagirpuri, Badli and Mohan Coperative -- may get muffins, cakes and cookies in their mid-day meals starting next month.(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
INearly 10,000 girls studying in classes 9 to 12 in government schools located in three Delhi zones -- Jahagirpuri, Badli and Mohan Coperative -- may get muffins, cakes and cookies in their mid-day meals starting next month.(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Cakes, cookies likely in mid-day meals for girls in classes 9-12 of Delhi government schools

New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 07:21 AM IST
The mid-day meal branch of the Delhi government’s directorate of education had written to the Akshaya Patra Foundation on June 14, asking the NGO to carry out a a survey in the three neighbourhoods and submit a plan at the earliest.
According to the guidelines for the interactive session, the floor shall be opened for discussion after the narration of stories in the curriculum.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO / Representative image)
According to the guidelines for the interactive session, the floor shall be opened for discussion after the narration of stories in the curriculum.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO / Representative image)

Delhi government schools to invite parents for talk on curricula

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 12:14 PM IST
All the heads of the government schools under Directorate of Education are directed to organise interactive sessions with the parents led by school management committee .
Students in government schools across the capital were involved in summer sports and yoga camps, buniyaad classes, and remedial classes for those who had compartment examinations. Buniyaad classes ends on June 6.(HT Photo)
Students in government schools across the capital were involved in summer sports and yoga camps, buniyaad classes, and remedial classes for those who had compartment examinations. Buniyaad classes ends on June 6.(HT Photo)

Delhi government suspends yoga camps in its schools

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 07:06 AM IST
Since the summer sports camps are mostly organised outdoors, the Directorate of Education, in a notice released on Monday, said, “It is not feasible for students to continue the activities in this extreme condition.”
Representative image
Representative image

On CBSE directive, govt asks schools to form hubs of learning

New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2019 04:07 AM IST
To raise standards of education, CBSE had in March come out with a policy framework, asking its affiliated schools to “share, cooperate and learn from each other” by forming groups of four-six neighbourhood schools by July.
According to a DoE official, the directorate has audited the accounts of 236 private schools after receiving a request for fee hike.(Raj K Raj/HT FILE PHOTO)
According to a DoE official, the directorate has audited the accounts of 236 private schools after receiving a request for fee hike.(Raj K Raj/HT FILE PHOTO)

59 Delhi schools get govt nod to hike fees by 5-10%

UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 07:54 AM IST
The Delhi govt gave permission to schools built on public land after an audit of their accounts; schools say hike not sufficient
The schools were issued a final warning to pay the compensation within three days by the DoE on May 9.(Hindustan Times)
The schools were issued a final warning to pay the compensation within three days by the DoE on May 9.(Hindustan Times)

For not installing rainwater system, 605 pvt schools to lose recognition

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 05:21 AM IST
In 2017, the tribunal had directed all government and private schools and colleges in Delhi to install rainwater harvesting systems to conserve water in their premises at their own cost.
In a circular issued in January, the directorate had asked schools to strictly ensure attendance of students is recorded through the attendance module available on DoE app from February 1.(HT Photo)
In a circular issued in January, the directorate had asked schools to strictly ensure attendance of students is recorded through the attendance module available on DoE app from February 1.(HT Photo)

Delhi govt school teachers yet to make optimum use of tablets

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2019 05:30 AM IST
According to a recent circular, of the 13,17,510 students enrolled in Delhi government schools, attendance record of 7,51,249 students, who form 57% of the total student population, were not even marked on May 6.
Representational image
Representational image

Jahangirpuri Govt School: ‘Fourth of staff on leave, mass absenteeism in school’

New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2019 04:49 AM IST
According to the inspection report, of the total teaching staff of 45, as many as 12 members, including Principal were on leave in Government Boys Senior Secondary School, K-Block, Jahangir Puri on April 23.
The Directorate of Education (DoE) on Wednesday instructed all the government schools in the city to hold remedial classes for the students of classes 10 and 12 during the summer break.
The Directorate of Education (DoE) on Wednesday instructed all the government schools in the city to hold remedial classes for the students of classes 10 and 12 during the summer break.

Govt schools instructed to hold remedial classes for 10th, 12th

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2019 04:45 AM IST
According to a circular issued on Wednesday, the remedial classes will be held between May 15 and June 6.
Observing that the increased fee, as demanded by city schools, was 10 times of what they were spending, the Delhi High Court Tuesday extended its interim order restraining private schools (operating on government land) from revising their fees till May 9.(HT file)
Observing that the increased fee, as demanded by city schools, was 10 times of what they were spending, the Delhi High Court Tuesday extended its interim order restraining private schools (operating on government land) from revising their fees till May 9.(HT file)

Delhi HC stay on school fee hike extended till May 9

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2019 06:14 PM IST
Observing that the increased fee, as demanded by city schools, was 10 times of what they were spending, the Delhi High Court Tuesday extended its interim order restraining private schools (operating on government land) from revising their fees till May 9.
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