October 8, 2013
After a long and painful period of neglect, India promises to devote attention to the issue of preparing all children for primary schooling. The National Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)...
September 23, 2013
Even as the Central Government began taking tentative steps towards regulating playschools and crèches, the State Government has already launched a crackdown on such institutions lacking adequate i...
July 25, 2013
The Department of Public Instruction has decided to distribute milk powder to students at anganwadis and to those studying in primary and secondary schools in the State instead of milk. Com...
June 12, 2013
The district education department has identified 42 nursery and primary schools in Kancheepuram district that are functioning without recognition certificates, and has asked parents not to enrol th...
February 7, 2013
Even on a Saturday, six-year-old Saravanan loves to come to school so that he never misses out watching the new fountain in his school garden. Five-year-old Parvathy now has a favourite place in he...
July 21, 2012
Toddler time, a fun-filled programme for young children aged two to four, is on at Hansel & Gretel. Through activities such as stories, music and movement, art and craft, puzzles and games, ch...
May 9, 2012
The NMMC officials are said to have been inspired by e-learning centres and playschool concepts of the VMC. They are planning to adopt these concepts in Mumbai.
May 6, 2011
Delhi Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely, said the process of enrolling children in nursery and pre-primary classes would continue throughout the year as per provisions of Right to Education...
October 14, 2010
Trained teachers, best student - teacher ratio, concept school, activity-based curriculum… with Vijayadasami a few days away, play schools are highlighting these and more features to attract...
March 31, 2010
The mother of a seven-year-old boy who lost vision in one eye in a mishap in a municipal school has approached the Bombay High Court seeking issuance of guidelines to civic body-run schools...
October 1, 2013
The number of crèches in Madurai is inadequate
August 30, 2013
An Anganwadi teacher and a milk businessman were arrested by the city police on Friday for allegedly indulging in pilferage of health products sanctioned by the State and selling them illegally.»
July 3, 2013
Anganwadi centres in the district being run under the ICDS (Integrated Child Development Services) scheme have met with success in strengthening impact of early child education (ECE) initiative. <...
March 27, 2013
Ministry delays releasing pittance of a salary by three months
November 29, 2012
Techies on the dearth of day-care facilities at Technopark
May 15, 2012
An emerging opportunity for entrepreneurs
April 16, 2012
Two exciting stories were read at the story-telling session.
December 31, 2010
Schools should adopt a much more sensitive and honest approach while going through the selection process, feel parents. Neeraja Murthy talks to a few of them as they recount their experiences
May 24, 2010
Moving from kindergarten to primary class can be made easier when parents and teachers help.
December 19, 2009
(The second and concluding part of an article on a programme by Pratichi Trust (India) to examine, assess and scrutinise the schooling system in eastern India, beginning with West Bengal and a part of Jharkhand. The first part was published on the Op-Ed page yesterday, December 19.) »