Nation Current Affairs 23 Feb 2019 Include Pondy histor ...

Include Pondy history in school curriculum

PTI
Published Feb 23, 2019, 7:04 am IST
Updated Feb 23, 2019, 7:04 am IST
She felt that school children should possess full knowledge and history of the Union Territory.
Kiran Bedi
 Kiran Bedi

Puducherry: Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi Friday stressed the need for the Directorate of School Education to include history of the Union Territory and also its geographical features in the school curriculum.

Paying a visit to the directorate to ascertain the implementation of decisions taken during her earlier visit, the Lieutenant Governor said the school curriculum should acquaint the children with the history and also geographical features of Puducherry.

 

She felt that school children should possess full knowledge and history of the Union Territory. She appreciated the improvement in the directorate according to the decisions taken earlier. Also, Bedi pointed out to the officials that value education could also be taught to mould students as responsible and law-abiding citizens.

“The practice of story-telling can be introduced as part of teaching,” she said. Director of School Education Rudra Goud explained to the Lieutenant Governor the various steps taken to adopt the practices to tone up education as was suggested by Bedi during her earlier visit. The Lieutenant Governor has been visiting departments to see for herself the progress of work and also suggest to the HODs to adopt innovative practices.    

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