Department to lay more focus on curbing Indiscipline, absenteeism among the students
Srinagar, May 04 (KNO): The School Education Department Srinagar Thursday said that it will arrange supplementary classes for the students who exhibit weak performance in any subject.
It also said that there was a need in improving the learning level of the students and curbing the Indiscipline and absenteeism among the students.
According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Chief Education Officer (CEO) Srinagar said this while issuing a communique regarding the measure to be taken for improvement in the learning level of the students and curbing the Indiscipline and absenteeism among the students.
The official said that achieving academic excellence is paramount for the growth and development of students. “It not only prepares them for future success but also contributes to their personal growth,” he said.
It also said that academic excellence cannot be achieved without reducing instances of absenteeism and promoting punctuality.
“For students who exhibit weak performance in any subject, supplementary periods must be arranged for all classes and schools, and records must be kept for verification by teams appointed by the Chief Education Officer Srinagar,” the official said.
According to the official communique, the CEO has asked all HOIs to implement the directions effectively to enhance the effectiveness and operation of their schools.
“By reducing absenteeism and promoting punctuality, students will have access to the knowledge and resources necessary to excel in their studies,” it reads.
The CEO also said It is imperative for educational institutions to take proactive measures to address issues related to absenteeism and punctuality to ensure that students have the best possible learning experience.
“To optimize academic performance and reduce incidents of truancy, all Heads of Institutions (HOls) are required to establish committees consisting of four to five members,” the official said.
The CEO further said that the committees must be entrusted with the responsibility of addressing concerns related to irregular attendance and unsatisfactory academic progress.
It also states that upon identifying students with Inadequate attendance or performance, the committee is obligated to communicate with their guardians or parents to inform them of the situation.
“HoIs are responsible for determining the number of parents or guardians to be contacted by each committee per day, based on the school’s specific requirements and demands,” the official said.
The CEO added that with the aid of these communities, HOIs endeavour to ensure the timely and regular attendance of all students, if any student is absent, concerted efforts must be made to bring them back to the classroom.
“Additionally, HOIs may seek the assistance of PRIs, Municipality committee members, senior citizens, or educationists in the locality to encourage students to attend school regularly and punctually,” reads the communique.
It also said that the HOIs must issue three notices to the parents or guardians of students who cannot be persuaded to return to school by the committee.
“Records of these notifications must be kept on file as evidence of the HOIs or committees’ final attempts to bring absent students back to school as per above format,” it reads—(KNO)
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