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Pb CM orders setting up of core group to suggest reforms in school edu

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

today ordered the constitution of a core group of teachers from across the state, including border areas, to suggest reforms in the school system.

The core group, which will focus on bringing reforms in the existing curriculum to bring it on par with that of followed by private and convent schools, will submit its report by June 15, according to an official

The issued the directions to the of school during a high-level meeting here to review the results of class 10 and class 12 exams conducted by the School Board (PSEB).

The meeting was also attended by state O P Soni, along with top brass of the School Education Department, besides representatives of the teaching staff.

The offered full support of the in providing necessary infrastructure and manpower for the development of government schools, the said.

Directing the core group to put in place a mechanism to stimulate student's interest in books, Singh told the group to involve teachers with a track record of achieving 100 per cent results in class 10 and 12 in the improvement process.

He directed the to ensure time-bound implementation of reforms and also sought from the education department a detailed proposal for introduction of foreign languages such as French, Chinese and German in schools as optional subjects so that the students can compete in the global job market.

Singh instructed the to honour those school teachers, who have excelled in achieving better results, on the occasions of and in order to motivate them and exemplify their services for others to emulate.

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First Published: Fri, May 11 2018. 20:55 IST