• Early years education must involve parents too

    Damien Hinds’ reported proposal for early years education (Children starting school ‘cannot communicate in full sentences’, 31 July) reflects a lack of knowledge about how language works. Firstly, the proposal conflates school-based literacy norms with the everyday speaking and communication skills that children from all social backgrounds are generally equally proficient in. The main assumption is […]

  • Education
    41 schools derecognised, parents warned against enrolling wards

    A total of 41 schools have been declared as “derecognised” by the Zilla Parishad’s school education department and parents have been warned against taking admissions for their wards in these schools. A majority of these schools fall within the Pune rural jurisdiction and only a few schools are located on the fringe areas of the […]