mangalore today
name
name
name
Friday, October 19
Boscossnamename

 

Class 5 student fills in for missing teachers in school

Class 5 student fills in for missing teachers in school


Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Dec 03, 2016 : The Glps Kela Primary School at Amasebailu, Kundapur has been without a teacher for the past two months but its 29 students have not felt it. Ashitha, a class 5 student, herself teaches students from classes 1 to 5.


teacher studen


In September, the sole teacher recently took a transfer to his hometown Mysuru. "We reach the school on time, organize the prayer, meals, physical training and all the usual school activities. All my friends help me. There are around 150 families here in Kela which comes under Someshwara taluk and this is the only primary school for us. We cannot afford to close the school," said Ashitha.

Seethara Shetty, BEO, Kundapur said, "Under the Nali Kali programme of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan (SSA), we promote multi-grade teaching. Students from classes 1 to 3 in government schools are taught together in a single room. This makes students to be together and support each other. Most teachers appointed here are outsiders and when they get a chance to apply for a transfer, they prefer their hometown. We can convince them to stay for a month or two, not more than that. Now, we give preference to locals. We also prefer old students of this school or people associated with the school."



Courtesy:TOI


Write Comment | E-Mail | Facebook | Twitter | Print
Write your Comments on this Article
Your Name
Native Place / Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment
You have characters left.
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above