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Despite edu dept notification, students show ‘wheel power’

Colva: Higher secondary students, especially those in the 15-17 year age group, continue to commute to school on their two-wheelers in spite of the education department passing a circular barring the practice barely a month ago. With the number of motor vehicle accidents constantly on the rise, the department had issued a circular urging headmasters and principals to educate parents...

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Untrained teachers put on notice

Panaji: The education department has reminded untrained elementary teachers of the last opportunity to acquire requisite professional qualification of diploma in elementary education (D El Ed) to qualify to teach at the elementary level. Unqualified teachers serving in government-aided, unaided and special schools who fail to enrol on or before September 15, are liable to face removal and dismissal, director...