To address the concerns of the students regarding classes 10 and 12 board exams 2021, the Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank today will hold a live webinar to interact with teachers across the country. After the interaction, the education minister is expected to make an important announcement regarding the board examination dates.
As part of the central government initiative to conduct examinations on time amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Minister has planned a three-way dialogue with the students, parents and teachers across the country. The Minister will interact with the stakeholders through webinars on three days.
Authorities have been holding discussions this year with students, parents and teachers regarding the board exams even as schools and colleges across the country are in the process of resuming normal classroom teachings for various classes in December 2020 and January 2021.
On December 10, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal fielded the questions of the students at a live interactive session and assured them that they will return to school soon as the COVID-19 situation in the country is improving. Presently, 17 states have decided to reopen schools, he informed.
Education Minister’s Interaction with Teachers: Live Updates
4.50 pm: We have taken several steps to keep the mental health of students balanced during the time of Covid-19 pandemic through Fit India Movement, online yoga sessions, online programs, and various other activities: Education Minister
4.45 pm: Imparting life values to our students is very important and the NEP is focussed towards that: Education Minister
4.40 pm: “CBSE has trained 4.80 lakh teachers in online education teaching”, said education minister. He further said that the govt has launched online platforms like ‘Nishtha’ for the benefit of teachers.
4.35 pm: Answering the question of a teacher from Kolkata, the Education Minister said, “The theoretical knowledge is there no practical training. Via NCERT under New Education Policy, the new curriculum created will incorporate the real-life application of the theory by giving several case-studies so students would not only learn theory but go beyond that.”
4.30 pm: Education Minister gave credit to teachers and termed teachers as a link between the drafting of the NEP 2020 and its implementation.
4.25 pm: Answering the question of a teacher from Madhya Pradesh on including professional papers from Class 9, the education minister said, “We have introduced technical education from Class 6 onwards along with internship to ensure practical training than just theoretical studies.”
4.20 pm: Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal begins answering the questions and suggestions of teachers
4.18 pm: It is easier to become IAS professional but difficult to be a teacher: Education Minister
4.15 pm: Praising teachers for their effort, dedication and determination, Education Minister credited teachers for conducting of the entrance exams including JEE, NEET amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
4.05 pm: Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank is now live to interact with teachers.
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