Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Thursday requested the state schooling division to contemplate instructing overseas languages as an non-compulsory topic in authorities colleges to assist enhance the possibilities of college students’ employability. He requested officers to work out modalities to allow college students to be taught languages like Chinese language, Arabic and French.
Throughout an interplay with academics, CM stated, “Although Punjabi is our mom tongue and English is already being taught in colleges, the extra information of overseas languages would assist our college students to excel of their profession.”
He shared that whereas travelling in Kapurthala district, he seen a signboard in a rural space displaying technique to a instructing facility for the Italian language.“This incident reveals that our folks, particularly the youth, are eager to be taught overseas languages to settle overseas and such an initiative of the varsity schooling division would assist them realise their aspirations.”
Underlining the necessity to encourage college students to take up sports activities as a character-building train, Amarinder additionally directed College Training Minister Vijay Inder Singla to discover the potential of growing playgrounds in colleges.
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 satisfaction that Punjab has achieved this uncommon feat, which is the result of academics’ collective efforts, their arduous work, dedication and sincerity, he stated whereas lauding initiatives similar to on-line trainer switch coverage, sensible college coverage, pre-primary schooling, digital schooling and a particular cadre of academics working in border areas.
These measures have led to a outstanding enchancment within the high quality of schooling in Punjab, he stated, including, additionally it is mirrored from the truth that practically 5.6 lakh college students have shifted from personal to authorities colleges with a 29 per cent improve in enrolment over the past 4 years.
College Training Minister Vijay Inder Singla assured that the division would intently work with the digital platforms providing the ability of on-line programs in overseas languages to allow college students to be taught overseas languages of their alternative.