Education secretary exhorts teachers to sensitise parents about qualitative improvement in govt.schools

Rajnish Sareen | March 07, 2021 07:38 PM
Punjab Tribune Bureau
Mohali: The Education Secretary, Krishan Kumar, while addressing the virtual meetings with the district education officers, school heads, Block Nodal Officers, Mentors of different subjects, exhorted them to make the parents aware about the progress of their wards in the pre-board examinations so that they could be mobilised for achieving " Mission Shat Pratishat" during the two day Parents Teachers Meet ( PTM) scheduled to be held on March 08 and 09  in all the Middle, high and senior secondary schools across the state.     
While exhorting  them to ensure meticulous adherence to the COVID-19 precautions, Krishan Kumar as ked them to share innovative good practices like  micro planning, extra classes, morning wake up calls being adopted for achieving " Mission Shat Pratishat.
" The PTM is the best opportunity to show case  various projects as well as innovative activities launched by the department for sprucing up infrastructural facilities and quality in teaching-learning in government schools. The projects include Smart Schools, Smart Class Rooms, Bala Work, Educational Parks, Computer labs, Science Labs, Language Labs, Sohna Furniture, Civil works, Playgrounds,  " Word Of the Day", "Library Langar", "English Booster Clubs", "Buddy Groups", "Each One, Ask One":, "Each One, Bring One", Optimum utilisation of latest digital applications including Punjab Educare App. 
" The consistent, concerted and dedicated efforts of the school teachers to transform the unprecedented  challenge posed by the pandemic COVID-19into an opportunity to explore new vistas of digital education to make the " Ghar Baithe Sikhiya" programme , launched during lock down period to reach out to the students via TV/ Radio, Whats App, Youtube, Google class rooms , has virtually brought in a positive change in the mind set of the society", said Krishan Kumar while exhorting them to gear up for reaping the harvest of the commendable work done by them. The people especially the target section of the society should be sensitised about the drastic changes in infrastructural, quality education and student welfare facilities like free text books, mid day meal, uniforms, scholarship, smart phones to the eligible beneficiaries  for mobilising parents to get their wards enrolled in government schools, he added. 
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