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Career and Education

Delhi govt schools to teach lessons in patriotism from next session – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government will launch the patriotism curriculum from kindergarten to class 8 in all its schools from the next academic session. The syllabus will also work towards helping students develop a thorough understanding of the self, family, school, society, nation and the world. The Delhi government says the objective of the curriculum is to reinforce the values and skills in children that contribute towards nation-building and prepare the student evolve into a responsible and alert citizen. Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said this about the syllabus: "India's glorious past and our constitutional values should not be restricted just to books. We need to implement them in day to day life as well." A panel has been constituted to design the patriotism cur...
Career and Education

Delhi govt schools start giving books for new session – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Students may not be back in class anytime soon, but Delhi government schools have started distributing books for the next session. The process has been on since Thursday and schools have devised several ways to follow safety protocols against novel coronavirus - bundling books in advance, calling parents in groups of 10-20 to ensuring sanitisation. Books are being distributed to the students of nursery to Class VIII as per the Right to Education Act. At the senior secondary level, the government transfers money to the account of every student. A K Jha, principal of Government Co-Ed Sarvodaya Vidyalaya in Rohini Sector 8, called in teachers in advance to keep books ready in bundles. "Parents then don't have to move around. They just come to school, go to a point and colle...