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.

The Dhar Dictum

DP Dhar’s son who runs the prominent school in memory of his father has been witness to Kashmir’s various highs and lows in recent...

“Our educational system has become employment oriented rather than education oriented”

Naeem Akhtar, a former bureaucrat who after joining politics rose through the ranks and became state’s Education Minster, tells RS Gull that state’s education...

Exams, Eyes & Politics

With ‘dead eyes’ in background and at the peak of a debate over education when parents drove more than 80,000 students to the examination...

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,...

Trendsetting Results

The results of the tenth and twelfth standard examination by the JK Board of School Education (BOSE) involving 150 thousand students offers some clear...

Teacher Motivation: A Key To Overhauling Education System

By Yasir Wani The movement of renovating the education system has gained pace with innovative circulars from the directorate office. Intermittently, something new is coming...

Reading, Heart!

Disturbed by what patients in Kashmir have to face in wake of ineffective and slow healthcare, Sagheer Wani, a young qualified engineer and a...

Lost in Translation

Looking for a government job, get a degree first. Want to make laws and rule the state, fret not. You can be a cabinet...

An Evolving Trust

Away from public gaze, a chain of schools across J&K has built massive infrastructure with community participation to educate more than 100000 boys and...

Who Is Killing Them?

One of the foremost features of Kashmir’s strife is that tens of thousands of people, men, women and youth, started moving out of their...

‘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...

Disappearing Diaper

Engineering students at the University of Kashmir teamed up and within three years created a prototype of a one-time diaper that signals caretaker every...

The Poet Mentor

by Swati Parashar The calmness of a perfect summer day in Gothenburg (where I live and teach at the university) was shattered when I received...

From Helper To Lawyer

Mohammad Aslam had come to Srinagar as a domestic helper but is now pursuing a law degree from University of Kashmir. With help from...

America Calling

A small town girl’s month long American tour changed her idea of education and life completely. Saima Rashid narrates her experience The  moment Afeefa Farooq,...

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