Punjab: Captain Amarinder Singh bats for educating overseas languages in state-run faculties

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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Thursday requested the state schooling division to contemplate educating overseas languages as an optionally available topic in authorities faculties to assist enhance the possibilities of college students’ employability. He requested officers to work out modalities to allow college students to study languages like Chinese language, Arabic and French.

Throughout an interplay with academics, CM mentioned, “Although Punjabi is our mom tongue and English is already being taught in faculties, the extra data of overseas languages would assist our college students to excel of their profession.”

He shared that whereas travelling in Kapurthala district, he observed a signboard in a rural space displaying technique to a educating facility for the Italian language.“This incident reveals that our folks, particularly the youth, are eager to study overseas languages to settle overseas and such an initiative of the varsity schooling division would assist them realise their aspirations.”

Underlining the necessity to inspire college students to take up sports activities as a character-building train, Amarinder additionally directed Faculty Schooling Minister Vijay Inder Singla to discover the potential for creating playgrounds in faculties.

He additionally congratulated academics and the workers of the varsity schooling division for making Punjab the primary state within the nation within the Efficiency Grading Index (PGI) 2019-20 launched by the Authorities of India. It’s a matter of pleasure that Punjab has achieved this uncommon feat, which is the result of academics’ collective efforts, their laborious work, dedication and sincerity, he mentioned whereas lauding initiatives equivalent to on-line instructor switch coverage, good college coverage, pre-primary schooling, digital schooling and a particular cadre of academics working in border areas.

These measures have led to a exceptional enchancment within the high quality of schooling in Punjab, he mentioned, including, it is usually mirrored from the truth that almost 5.6 lakh college students have shifted from personal to authorities faculties with a 29 per cent enhance in enrolment over the past 4 years.

Faculty Schooling Minister Vijay Inder Singla assured that the division would intently work with the digital platforms providing the power of on-line programs in overseas languages to allow college students to study overseas languages of their selection.

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