Monday, June 24, 2024
-Advertisement-
Education Sabha
Education Sabha
Education Sabha
Education Sabha
HomeEducationPreschoolPunjab introduces homework for pre-school children

Punjab introduces homework for pre-school children

Follow Tech Observer on Google News
Google News

In , the state education department has introduced the concept of assigning homework to pre-school children, reported state leading newspaper The Tribune.

According daily, the State coordinator of the ‘Padho Punjab Padhao Punjab' project Davinder Boha said: “We have introduced the concept of homework due to parental pressure. Children not getting homework is one of the most common complaints of the parents.”

Meanwhile, state coordinator of Pratham, an NGO, Vajinder Thakur said: “The classwork and homework given to the children will not be counted in their final evaluation. The exercise of simple worksheets will not require any cramming. We have designed special play material, which mainly includes activities related to numbers, colours and identifying blood relations.”

The NGO is working in collaboration with the state government on the education of pre-school children.

The report said that at present, the number of government schools offering pre-school education has touched 12,800.

“While there has been a rise in the number of admission queries, the parents are still sceptical about admitting their children in government schools. They have apprehensions about the quality of education being imparted there,” said Headmistress of a primary school in Gurdaspur district said, reported the daily.

The report said that a recent review by the department showed that teachers are not making adequate use of the study material provided to them. This was basically due to the lack of understanding of the teaching concepts.

A pre-school teacher, requesting anonymity, said “I am visiting the Education Department's office for the second time. We are expected to train the teachers in the district when we go back. The problem is at times, if a teacher fails to understand the concept, they go back and teach the students in a wrong manner.”

Also, the Education Department is facing a shortage of resource persons for training pre-school teachers. So, it has decided to start small training groups at the district level to take care of immediate problems. Teacher participation, which has been below par because of the long-drawn agitation, too will be another crucial area that the department has to work upon.

Get the day's headlines from Tech Observer straight in your inbox

By subscribing you agree to our Privacy Policy, T&C and consent to receive newsletters and other important communications.
Tech Observer Desk
Tech Observer Desk
Tech Observer Desk at TechObserver.in is a team of technology reporters led by a senior editor who brings latest updates and developments from the world of technology.
- Advertisement -
Education Sabha
Education Sabha
Education Sabha
Education Sabha
- Advertisement -Education Sabha
- Advertisement -EmpowerFest 2024
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -ESDS SAP Hana

Subscribe to our Newsletter

83000+ Industry Leaders read it everyday

By subscribing you agree to our Privacy Policy, T&C and consent to receive newsletters and other important communications.
- Advertisement -

We are seeing triple-digit growth in India: Veeam India chief Sandeep Bhambure

"We are seeing triple-digit growth in areas like SaaS workload protection and Microsoft 365 data protection,” said Sandeep Bhambure, Vice President and Managing Director, Veeam India & SAARC.

RELATED ARTICLES