Teachers Day No Longer Attracts Attention!
Every year September 5th is celebrated as the Teacher’s day to commemorate the role of teachers in a society. It is actually observed on the birthday of Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan who was the first Vice President of India and a highly respected teacher. Seminars and award distribution functions etc. are supposed to be organised on […]
Government schools teachers are doing fairly Well!
When it comes to difference in performances between a private school and a government school, one immediately jumps to the conclusion that private school teachers are doing better than government school teachers, leaving aside all other responsible factors which actually play the main role in creating a difference. For example, If you expect a good […]
Encouraging community schooling
The separation of students from teachers, which hinders the actual class room teaching, due to lockdown for unexpected length of time has depressive for teachers despite switching over to online classes. Most of the teachers are eagerly waiting for the situation “which arose out of the covid-19 pandemic” to normalise so that the schools reopen […]
Tackling dearth of employment avenues in J&K
Although, for earning a livelihood at low scale there is a vast range of different occupational fields in Jammu and Kashmir for the native people, but the whole economy of people is primarily dependent on tourism, horticulture and government employment. The other areas of businesses ranging from shopkeeping to hotel industry are all dependent on […]
Demonizing the people of Kashmir
A classical example of stereotyping a community is unfolding in various states of India where people of Kashmir- be they students or businessmen- are attacked and assaulted by the dominant fringe elements. Horrible things are done to people just because they happen to be Kashmiri- isn’t this criminal stereotyping of a people? The recent incident […]
There will always be issues, there will always be UNIONS!
Unionism, in all the professional fields, has a long history and importance when it comes to address the common issues faced by a workforce, employees, laborers’ etc. The employees usually have various issues pertaining to their service conditions and their rights, which if challenged, are reclaimed by a singular voice i.e unions. Unions are largely […]
All is well that ends well!
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), now together termed as Samagra Shiksha, were among those volley of centrally sponsored schemes of MHRD which along with upgrading the education standards in the country aimed at recruitment of teachers in the education department to equalise the much needed teacher student ratio at the […]
Early snowfall – boon or bane
Nature, having no substitute, is always under the control of Almighty. So having not our control for it’s early occurrence, snowfall, a natural phenomenon, can occur any time by the will of God, as it happened this year before more than a month’s time from the beginning of winter. And it caused huge damage to […]
Do away with ‘Non-teaching assignments’ for teachers!
Any teaching staff with ‘non-teaching assignments’ looses focus on the primary job
With the introduction of a volley of schemes that are meant for education sector, the government school teachers in Jammu and Kashmir, like in other states, now have to shoulder additional burden of non-teaching assignments which, in turn, hampers the smooth teaching learning process and thus affects the academic performance of students. In addition to […]
THE DEATH OF A TOURIST: Unfortunate, unusual incident
It is the sad reality we have to face and introspect about, but the incident shouldn’t be framed as ‘death of Kashmiriyat’
The state of Jammu and Kashmir has been suffering the consequences of the decades old conflict and no day passes by without the news of someone getting killed, somewhere, somehow! The inhabitants of the valley of Kashmir have suffered the brunt of violence in the most atrocious form that it can take and many unarmed […]