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The paediatric task force on Wednesday gave the green signal for reopening schools in a phased manner across Maharashtra. (Representational photo)

Decision on reopening schools in Mumbai after Diwali: Mayor Kishori Pednekar

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2021 02:52 PM IST
An expert panel set up by Maharashtra goverment recommended full vaccination for both teaching and non-teaching staff against Covid-19 before reopening schools.
Students in a classroom in a school in Kasheli village, Bhiwandi, which reopened after a year in February. HT Photo
Students in a classroom in a school in Kasheli village, Bhiwandi, which reopened after a year in February. HT Photo

Online mode is a big lesson for the education system

By Ankita Bhatkhande, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2021 12:38 PM IST
With online learning the stark inequalities of class, caste and gender became immediately visible.
While schools in other parts of the state reopened for Classes 9 to 12, those in the city are still not allowed to reopen pending approval from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). ANSHUMAN POYREKAR/HT PHOTO
While schools in other parts of the state reopened for Classes 9 to 12, those in the city are still not allowed to reopen pending approval from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). ANSHUMAN POYREKAR/HT PHOTO

Mumbai schools seek 50% weightage for Class 10 internal exams

By Ankita Bhatkhande, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 04:52 PM IST
Currently, the written component for the board exams is 80% and the internal component, which incudes oral and practical, is 20% in each subject.
Some schools in Maharashtra and schools under consulates and embassies in Mumbai have been allowed to reopen since January 18. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)
Some schools in Maharashtra and schools under consulates and embassies in Mumbai have been allowed to reopen since January 18. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)

Allow schools in Mumbai to restart partially: BMC

By Ankita Bhatkhande, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 01:27 PM IST
Principals of some schools in Mumbai are of the opinion that attending school in person may be helpful for many.
BMC joint municipal commissioner Ramesh Pawar and education committee chairperson Sandhya Joshi releasing the BMC Education Budget 2020-21 in Mumbai, on Wednesday. BHUSHAN KOYANDE/HT PHOTO
BMC joint municipal commissioner Ramesh Pawar and education committee chairperson Sandhya Joshi releasing the BMC Education Budget 2020-21 in Mumbai, on Wednesday. BHUSHAN KOYANDE/HT PHOTO

Maharashtra: BMC allocates 2,945.78 cr for education in budget

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 02:12 PM IST
The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has set aside 15.90 crore for supplying essential Covid-19 equipment like hand sanitisers, soap, etc., anticipating the re-opening of schools.
Schools will remain closed till January 15, 2021, in Mumbai, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has said.(Hemant Padalkar/HT Photo)
Schools will remain closed till January 15, 2021, in Mumbai, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has said.(Hemant Padalkar/HT Photo)

All Mumbai schools to remain closed till January 15: BMC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 08:19 PM IST
Mumbai’s tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) rose to 292,008 after 537 news cases and six deaths were reported on Tuesday, according to the government.
Mumbai schools take to apps, sites to communicate with parents.(HT)
Mumbai schools take to apps, sites to communicate with parents.(HT)

Mumbai schools take to apps, sites to communicate with parents

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 05:32 PM IST
From sending attendance alerts to updating parents on the day-to-day happenings at schools, dedicated school apps, official websites and Whatsapp groups have emerged as the new, and faster means of communication between schools, parents and children.
A core team of seven members will assist both set of school heads in specific areas like technology and special education.(Getty Images)
A core team of seven members will assist both set of school heads in specific areas like technology and special education.(Getty Images)

Private, municipal schools in Mumbai work together to create better teaching practices

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2018 12:25 PM IST
As part of the School Partnership Programme, each BMC school principal will be paired with a private school head/educationist. Till February 2019, schools will work on certain priorities set to better teaching practices.
State education minister Vinod Tawde has directed officials to ensure students perform different asanas on the 21st of every month.(HT File Photo)
State education minister Vinod Tawde has directed officials to ensure students perform different asanas on the 21st of every month.(HT File Photo)

Maharashtra government wants schools, colleges to hold yoga sessions once a month

Hindustan Times | By Faisal Malik, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 04:02 PM IST
State education minister Vinod Tawde says conducting a session once a year on International Yoga Day is not enough.
Jerry Paul, manager, administration, VIBGYOR High School, Goregaon, explains how the waste composters installed in the school work.(RAGUL KRISHNAN/HT PHOTO)
Jerry Paul, manager, administration, VIBGYOR High School, Goregaon, explains how the waste composters installed in the school work.(RAGUL KRISHNAN/HT PHOTO)

This school in Mumbai’s suburbs is grooming eco-warriors on its campus

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Soni, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 11:18 AM IST
They have initiated various campaigns to save water, treat waste and clean up beaches
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