CM focusses on improving skills of primary students in UP

Lucknow, Dec 28 (Agency) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday laid emphasis on improvement in the basic education infrastructure, saying that skills of children should go hand-in-hand with reading. The Basic Education Department of the state government was providing Graded Reading Books to enhance the educational skills of more than 1.5 crore students studying in primary schools, department officials said here on Monday.

The Graded Reading Books will increase the students’ ability to read and learn. The language of this book has been kept very simple, which will enable the children to learn easily, they added. Apart from this, report card of students studying in primary and upper primary schools of the state will be shared with their parents. The teacher will also share the students’ information during the formal meeting with the parents in the school, said the officials. The Department of Basic Education had recently conducted a Supportive Aptitude Test (SAT), to enhance education skills in the students. In this, students were given grades from A to E. Separate remedial classes will be run in schools for students, who got grades D and E, they added.
In order to provide better education to the students of the council school, the state government was constantly making changes in the education system. In the direction of the government, the Department of Basic Education has introduced a system of real-time monitoring to check the progress of students studying in primary and upper primary schools. This will identify the average students and conduct separate classes for them, so that they can also achieve top positions in schools, just like other students, said the officials.