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Teacher education reform: 46 cases against NCTE in 15 days

NCTE is looking to have an accreditation and grading system for such colleges with physical assets getting the least weightage. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint New Delhi: India’s teacher education regulator, the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE), is facing 46 court cases for acting against poor quality teacher education colleges and making an effort to bar hundreds of non-performers from admitting fresh ... Read More »

Massive education bill alters testing, recess, teacher evaluations, bonuses, charters

Lawmakers approve multi-pronged education bill awmakers approved a giant, multi-pronged education package Monday that backers cheered as an education game-changer and critics called manipulative and detrimental to public schools. The 278-page bill eliminates a section of Florida’s often-criticized, 2011 teacher merit-pay law, changes standardized testing rules, mandates recess for elementary school children, expands a controversial teacher bonus program and provides ... Read More »

Delhi government to restructure teacher education institutions

“Recognising the primacy of building strong academic and institutional foundation, we have decided to restructure and strengthen the SCERT and DIETs,” Education Minister Manish Sisodia said. The Delhi government on Wednesday decided to restructure and upgrade the State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT) and District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs). SCERT and DIETs are two key institutions ... Read More »

Delhi government to restructure teacher education institutions

“Recognising the primacy of building strong academic and institutional foundation, we have decided to restructure and strengthen the SCERT and DIETs,” Education Minister Manish Sisodia said. The Delhi government on Wednesday decided to restructure and upgrade the State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT) and District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs). SCERT and DIETs are two key institutions ... Read More »

New education law aims to reduce Indiana teacher shortage through scholarships

PLAINFIELD, Ind. (April 7, 2016) — Governor Mike Pence and top state officials are now looking to the next generation of students to fill Indiana’s classrooms. Thursday, the governor signed the New Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship bill into law in the Plainfield High School Auditorium. He was joined on stage by more than a dozen Plainfield seniors planning to major in ... Read More »