Education
Dec 04 2013
Blog: Street Stories
Let me confess something first. I might have written books for kids, but till now hadn’t interacted with them much. Not the ones who are in the 9-13 years of age. Actually, not many at all. For writing, I had used the kid inside me. So when...
Nov 26 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
On 23rd November 2013, PNLIT had the opportunity to be at the first Baldwin Business & Career Fair, an initiative pioneered by my school alumni, the Baldwin Alumni Association - for Baldwinians, by Baldwinians (Baldwin Boys & Baldwin Girls...
Nov 18 2013
JOURNEY OF KNOWLEDGE
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Pavithra Hanchagaiah
Kannada Wikipedia community had a celebration that was introspective as well. Plans were chalked out on adding more content.
Oct 08 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
(www.esthete.in) Esthete, Tavarekere Main Road. A complete introductory course on working with wood. This course is designed for the novice. Learn about different types of wood and boards...
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Sep 25 2013
Blog: Community Matters
How can I ever talk about  it ? These are the opening lines that play on most women’s mind when it comes to even thinking about menstruation and all the embarrassing moments that surround it. All women, and I mean absolutely all women...
Aug 06 2013
REVAMPING EDUCATION SYSTEM
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Bosky Khanna
Bangalore University has decided to do away with the age-old three-year BSc, BCom, BA degrees, and introduce four-year BS and one-year MS courses. How will this impact students?
Jul 24 2013
WHITEFIELD RISING
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Ritu George
Whitefield Rising is striving to achieve local garbage management with the help of various teams and novel programmes, like 'Eat Your Street.' Here's a summary of the initiatives.
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Jun 28 2013
BHAVAN-BBMP CBSE SCHOOL IN SRIRAMPURAM
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Nalme Nachiyar
At a time when the poor cannot afford to dream of quality education, here's a model school that's silently changing the lives of many poor children in Srirampur in Bangalore. It has proved that children can change a family.
Jun 14 2013
Children's libraries
Maya Hemant
In India, only a few lakh children can access a library. Pratham Books, a Bangalore based publisher of children's books has a unique plan to address this issue.
Apr 08 2013
CAMPAIGN EXPERIENCE FOR YOUNGSTERS
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News Desk
IIMB Professor and Congress Party leader Rajeev Gowda is looking for interns interested in getting first-hand experience of the practical aspects of electoral politics.
Mar 25 2013
OPENINGS IN A GOVERNMENT PRIMARY SCHOOL
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Lalana Zaveri
Could I help her fill in an application online for a teacher's job? Yes, I agreed. Never realising what is involved in applying for this government job.
Mar 11 2013
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED STUDIES
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Shamala Kittane Subramanyan
In the concluding part of our series, take a look at a destination that leads scholars to acquire knowledge across disciplines and apply it to solve real-life problems.
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Mar 04 2013
TOP SCIENCE RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS IN BANGALORE
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Shamala Kittane Subramanyan
As India celebrates National Science Day on Feb 28, we bring you a 3-part series focusing on three city-based institutes driving cutting edge research. In this first part, we look at the IIA.
Mar 04 2013
THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
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Shamala Kittane Subramanyan
Yes, you can, but only in namma Bengaluru! In the second of our 3-part series, look at the NCBS and how it’s innovating on research in the biological sciences.
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Feb 25 2013
AFFORDABILITY VS QUALITY IN EDUCATION
Ajay Kumar Gupta
What can guarantee affordable, yet quality education for all? A citizen is looking to implement some key measures across ten low-cost private schools in Bangalore.
Jan 28 2013
TRENDS IN BANGALORE SCHOOLS
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Shanthi S
Bangalore's newer international schools attract many parents even though they have not entirely wrested the appeal and lure of legacy schools.
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Jan 27 2013
YOUNG CITIZENS
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Chaya Sudesh
Children from a school on Bannerghatta road and CMCA volunteers walked to create. Here is a report on the activity.
Dec 26 2012
URBAN INTERVENTIONS
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Shalini Pal
The Transform Urban India – National Student Challenge 2012 elicited pioneering alternatives to resolve urban issues. A glimpse of what was on offer.
Dec 12 2012
SPORTS EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS
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Abhishek Angad
Bengaluru’s impact on India’s sporting scene in badminton, tennis, cricket and hockey is now being followed by pioneering firms pushing for focussed sports education in city schools.
Nov 12 2012
Blog: Volunteer Diary
"Freedom is another word for nothing left to lose", said someone. But, for many people who often lose the little that they have, freedom is another wor(l)d. And that wor(l)d did not appear on 15th August 1947 or later for the majority who...
Oct 31 2012
Column: Civic Reflections
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Sakuntala Narasimhan
What examples are the authorities, the Vice chancellor, Registrar setting for the younger generation? With BU’s reputation plummeting, thousands of students passing out of here and applying abroad, find their chances eroded.
Oct 03 2012
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
The response to PNLIT's request for volunteer teachers to help the children from the slum abutting Puttenahalli Lake was overwhelming! 15 people volunteered their services for various subjects. Usha Rajagopalan, who initiated this activity, found...
Oct 02 2012
PARENTS VS SCHOOL SAGA
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Abhishek Angad
In a telling story of parents facing lack of transparency in school matters, this institution hiked its fees, lost a High Court verdict, changed it’s name and affilitation and hiked fees again.
Sep 18 2012
SECULAR SCHOOLING AND RELIGION
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Navya P K
In scores of schools, religion and scriptures are being taught by the administrations themselves or organisations from outside. Parents, be it from majority or minority community, appear to want this even as intellectuals worry.
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Sep 16 2012
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
The second season of Mahindra's Spark the Rise begins on 17th September 2012. See the Spark The Rise journey video  here . The  Rise Blog  said, "In order to re-ignite conversations and spread the word, we're conducting...
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Sep 10 2012
Blog: Editors' Blog
How many of you remembered your teachers from your school or college days this teacher’s day? If you are in your 30s or even your 40s, it can be said with some certainty that most of them will still be teaching, most likely in the same school...
 
 

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