The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, October 13
Though the unprecedented pandemic COVID – 19 has forced the closure of schools for the past about six months the Education Department as a whole and teachers in particular at the ground zero level, have virtually transformed this challenge into an opportunity.
Disclosing this here today Mr. Krishan Kumar, Secretary, School Education Department said that in they have been forced to close schools to maintain social distance, still the department has taken new initiatives in the field of education and it has opened up new avenues during this pandemic.
As per feedback, the majority of parents do expect that the government schools should provide an environment where their wards can speak fluent English. However, this should not be at the cost of our mother tongue Punjabi, he said. Keeping in view the hopes and aspirations of the parents of students of our government schools, our hardworking teachers have come out with another innovative initiative- English Booster Clubs (E.B.C.).