November 03, 2015

Maternity leave is the reason for poor basic education! Eh Seriously????

 Gujarat on National Education Policy: Draft report blames maternity leave for poor basic education

High number of women teachers and subsequent maternity leaves were listed among the 70-odd factors affecting elementary education in the draft report of the National Education Policy (NEP) prepared by Gujarat government. The draft report, prepared by state education department after a district-level consultation on school education, also suggested creating a reserve of teachers to combat the problem of frequent maternity leaves. It will be submitted to the Ministry of Human Resource Development soon. Please read the story here

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