Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel on Tuesday said that primary education lays foundation for a better future of the children and urged teachers to educate them with a sense of patriotism.She also urged parents and teachers to take care of children’s health.“Primary education is very important in life as it lays the foundation for a better future. Primary school teachers should understand their responsibility and contribute in enriching the future of the country with a sense of patriotism,” she said, addressing a prize distribution ceremony and concluding function of the MP Shiksha Parishad founder’s week here,. Urging teachers and parents to take care of children’s health along with studies, the governor said, “Health is very important along with studies for overall development of the children.” “It is important to give a thought over the ways of making children interested in physical activities … [Read more...] about Primary education lays foundation of kids’ future, don’t ignore it, says UP Governor
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday advocated for uniform education system across the country saying it will bring social equality. “Education is the most effective tool for social equality. This is possible only when there is uniform education for everyone. If it is uniform, the children who will pursue it will also be equal. Thus, uniform education is the biggest challenge in the entire country today,” he said. The CM was speaking at the ‘School Summit’ programme organised here.Stating that education is the basic need, he said various boards and institutions have to prepare uniform and quality courses in the interest of the society and the nation. “It should be uniform in the whole country. For this, meaningful initiative is needed to build consensus in all states,” the chief minister stressed. This work cannot be made possible through government initiatives alone, he added. … [Read more...] about Yogi Adityanath calls for uniform education system in the country for social equality
Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra on Wednesday asked vice chancellors of 90 universities from the state to focus on making higher education job oriented.Speaking at the west zone vice-chancellors’ meet organised by the New Delhi-based Association of Indian Universities (AIU) here, the Governor laid emphasis on promoting innovations and setting new records in higher education. He said the country has plenty of meritorious students yet the county was lagging behind in global ranking in higher education as he laid emphasis on taking steps to stop brain drain.“The students will have to provide research facilities of high standard. Appropriate changes will also have to be brought in the area of higher education as per the global market,” he said.The Governor said there was a need to make students aware about their fundamental duties as per the Constitution and the universities should organise seminars and other events for this purpose. … [Read more...] about Rajasthan Governor tells VC’s to focus on making higher education job oriented
Education is perhaps society’s most critical responsibility. Educational institutions impart knowledge to students, lay emphasis on their physical well-being and prepare them for social challenges. But unfortunately, many educational institutions and teachers are not yet fully equipped to understand the mental health issues of students. Psychological concerns in children are on the rise, especially behavioural issues and suicides. 12 per cent of Indian students between the age of 4 and 16 suffer from psychiatric disorders. 20 per cent show signs of mental disorders, out of which 2-5 per cent have serious concerns like autism or bi-polar disorder. Shockingly, every one hour a student commits suicide in India. Children and young adults have complicated emotional eco-systems that are easily afflicted by behavioural, emotional, learning or mental disorders, including – depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder, disruptive behaviour disorders, Intellectual Disability, Autism … [Read more...] about A student commits suicide in India every hour; how can our educational system prevent this?
From left, actors Lee Chang-jun, Ra Mi-ran, Seo Hyun-jin, and Ha Jun at a press conference for tvN drama series “Black Dog” on Thursday in western Seoul. [NEWS1]The cast of the upcoming tvN drama series “Black Dog” guarantees that their portrayal of teachers will be more “real” than any other drama series, thanks to the meticulous work of director Hwang Joon-hyuk.Although the drama is set at a private high school in southern Seoul’s competitive Daechi-dong neighborhood, the show is more like a documentary that captures the everyday lives of teachers rather than putting the spotlight on the students.“If ‘SKY Castle’ told the story of the aftermath of relying too much on private education, we put focus on how public education prepares children to be admitted into universities,” actor Ra Mi-ran said during a press conference on Wednesday. “In fact, parents of high schoolers might learn a few things about how to … [Read more...] about ‘Black Dog’ tells the teacher’s side of Korean education