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Punjab on top in education development in India

 Punjab records highest growth in number of schools, teachers & student enrolment

As expected Punjab has done extremely well on all educational parameters during 2007-08 to 2013-14 clocking a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5 per cent, Punjab has ranked on top in terms of growth in the number of schools followed by Kerala (5.4 per cent) and Jammu and Kashmir (5.3 per cent) while the all-India growth rate remained at 2.5 per cent, noted a recent study by an apex industry body in India. 397 more words


GSAT results are out…yupiee!!!

The much anticipated Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) results are out. The print media was saturated with congratulatory publications for the many boys and girls who have worked hard, –and sacrificed a big part of their childhood (play) — and aced the examination. 605 more words

High School


“Your name is on the list but I cannot allow you to be a part of the rehearsal process until your graduation fee is paid” 871 more words


2% Drop in Literacy Rate

According to the Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement Survey (PSLM) carried out by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) from August 2013 to June 2014 shows a 2% drop in the overall literacy rate of Pakistan; dropping from 60% to 58% in a year despite the 2% increase in the Government spending on education. 339 more words


Webinar: A Faithful Response to Fast Track June 10th 12pm (EST)/ 9am (PST)

The past few weeks have allowed us a glimpse into the heavily politicized world of trade politics. Last month, the Senate narrowly passed the undemocratic “Fast Track” trade promotion authority.  172 more words

Economic Justice

Dumsor : The Lights are out in Ghana. |by Adjoa Anyimadu

The lights are out in Ghana. Dum sɔ. Without any notice, they flicker off, briefly on, then off again. For years, periodic electricity shortages have meant stretches of time with ‘light off’; or dumsor. 1,157 more words

Guest Writers

My classes, my teachers, my own experience.

In my career we use a lot deduction’s capacity, in its full essence, as a learning method. Every class begins with simple concepts and definitions that we develop to understand, compare them with our social and educational reality, deducing how they work and their impact on our context. 205 more words

English Pedagogy