Education

This section is a window to the education scenario of Jammu and Kashmir. It gives details about the policies, issues, initiatives and inspirational stories related to education.

‘IUST Has Filed 28 Patents’

Almost 40 days after Dr Shakil A Romshoo, Kashmir’s foremost earth scientist, took over as the Vice-Chancellor of the IUST, he told Khalid Bashir...

Reviving An Art

Caught by immobility dictated by situation and pandemic, a number of girls started reviving the forgotten art of calligraphy and some of them were...

‘Online Teaching Lacks An Impact Unlike Offline Class Work’

As higher educational set-up is gradually limping back towards offline mode, Director Education, Kashmir Tasaduq Hussain talks about the challenges in the last two...

Online Un-learning

The transition from teacher-class based teaching to digital education has not been smooth in Kashmir, nor is it helping students to learn, reports Khalid...

Broken Contract

Hundreds of contractual lecturers working for years at various higher secondary schools and colleges were abruptly disengaged after August 2019. Now, in their late...

Wise Decisions

Youngsters in Kashmir have started taking control of their education. This year, three students bagged UWC scholarships for International Baccalaureate diploma at select United...

Two Videos, Two Stories

For the last many years, social media is triggering decision-making within the government and society. Last week demonstrated it yet again when the Jammu...

‘We Are Trying To Technologically Equip Our Schools’

Director of School Education Kashmir, Tassaduq Hussain Mir is a busy man these days. He has to ensure that the government schools adopt and...

Online MBBS

The pandemic has forced the students enrolled with offshore medical schools to study virtually from home. This is putting a question mark over their...

How Insulin Killed The Practice of Keeping Diabetic Alive By Enforced Hunger?

by Jameel Barkat 100 years down the line, Insulin is still not flowing in the veins of the millions of people who desperately need it....

A Gatekeeper’s Tale

Serving at Government College for Women for four decades Mohammad Rafiq Shiekh has ushered in several generations of students into the college, reports Saifullah...

The Versatile Vice-Chancellor

by Ikhlaq Qadri Exactly this was a time of the year, 13 years ago in 2008, spring officially sprung, that I was finally a graduate....

A Rare School 

Curriculum, poor infrastructure and unimpressive service in public schools are pushing parents to enrol their wards in the private sector schools. This is despite...

Failing The Education Test

by Riyaz Wani The charges extracted from the students should be in direct proportion to the quality of the services rendered and to the extent...

Rare Success

After losing her books and both her parents during the process of examination and still making it with better scores sets Insha Lone apart,...

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