Interacting with teachers while inspecting government schools at the Hiyanglam assembly constituency, Education minister Th Radheshyam said teachers should say ‘no’ and stop the construction of school infrastructure if it is done without maintaining quality.
Noting the students need good leaders and role models abided by values of principle, he said, voices need to be raised against the wrong, said a release.
During the visit in five schools – Sekmaijin Primary School, Dhabali High School (aided), Langmeidong Higher Secondary School, Langmeidong Girl’s High School (aided), The Khoidum primary school at various locations of the constituency, Radheshyam pointed out though the condition of government schools will be improved, the teachers should also contribute voluntarily towards betterment of school by taking care of school properties or by approaching officials concerned, it said.
In any proposal for construction or renovation of school, he said a proper reasoning on certain criteria fulfilling necessary requirements to establish a school at an exact location or a locality should be brought to the notice, it added.
The release further maintained that enquiring about school library funds the minister said it should be utilised only on books giving priority as required for reference not only for students but even for teachers.
Speaking about teaching technique, he suggested of accelerated teaching to be introduced which use audio-visual for better understanding of the subject. According to the minister the quality of government schools need to be improved and thus everyone involve in education need to work as team and set a target to produce the best students within a time frame, so that the hesitation of sending one’s kid in government school could be overcome, said the release.
Attending an inaugural function of a newly constructed school building, The ANK English Academy, Langmeidong, Radheshyam said good schools and institution are a must as education is an important department nurturing mankind, the future of tomorrow, it maintained.
Education these days, he added has become a race running after the marks pressuring the children. Thus, children need to be made to feel learning as pleasure and making them realise the real essence of education, the minister continued, according to the statement.
Students, teachers and parents, he said are the main three pillars for education and to pave education in the right direction all these three need to come together as team to understand the wants and requirement of the student to make them better for their life ahead, it said.
In the function MLA Hiyanglam A/C Dr Radheshyam Yumnam, officials of education department, ZEOs were also present, it added.
Source: Imphal Free Press