Chinese schools ‘robbing young of individuality’

Image captionThe Chinese school day starts at 7am and ends 12 hours later China’s education system is robbing its young people of the chance to become unique individuals, a leading educationalist says. Author and academic Sir Anthony Seldon says China’s strict schooling style needs to change or its youngsters will suffer, along with its economy. Read More

Girls in government schools in UP to get free sanitary pads

LUCKNOW: In a laudable move, the Uttar Pradesh government will soon provide free sanitary napkins to reduce the absenteeism of girls in schools during their periods, an official said, adding the move follows growing concerns over personal hygiene of girls attaining puberty. Nodal teachers will be appointed by the education department to distribute sanitary napkins Read More