Shun exam-oriented approach : MLA Chevireddy Bhaskar Reddy
TUDA Chairman and Govt whip Chevireddy Bhaskar Reddy called on the teachers to shun exam-oriented approach that is proving inimical to the young generation.
Tirupati: TUDA Chairman and Govt whip Chevireddy Bhaskar Reddy called on the teachers to shun exam-oriented approach that is proving inimical to the young generation. He stressed on sustained efforts on the part of everyone parents, teachers and also school managements to promote value-based education for the bright future of children while speaking at a function organised to celebrate Teachers' Day, here on Thursday.
Stating that Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is determined to bring a total change in the present education system, he said that soon the State-run schools to have a complete facelift including in infrastructure facilities, teaching etc. metamorphosing them to perform better than private and corporate schools.
Quoting Dr Abdul Kalam, Reddy wanted the teachers not contend with teaching alone but see the student get the capacity to face the challenges in life and lay the path for his bright future and also useful to the society.
He also paid rich tributes to former President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who studied in Tirupati and whose birthday is celebrated as Teachers' Day. Citing the State lagging behind in literacy more so women which is 67 per cent against men 72 less than national literacy rate 77 per cent, he called for renewed efforts to make the State on par with Kerala which long back achieved 100 per cent literacy.
Municipal Corporation of Tirupati (MCT) Commissioner PS Girisha said that it was the big encouragement given by his six teachers responsible for him to resume his education that was stopped due to accident.
He was almost in tears when he recalled his turbulent days following the accident and how the support of his teachers, who came to his house giving the much needed confidence that saw him overcome the difficulties and achieve success in life and become an IAS officer.
The education along with the encouragement you give is sure change the life of the students for better and I myself is a perfect example for it," he observed with an emotion choked voice.
Tirupati Urban SP Anburajan said that the educational period from 6th to Intermediate is crucial in the life of students and wanted the teacher to churn the students useful to the society by imparting him the values. On the occasion, teachers working in primary, upper primary and high schools and also retired teachers in Chandragiri constituency were felicitated for their meritorious service.
Deputy Educational Officer Vijayanand, teachers and students from various schools in Chandragiri constituency participated. Teachers' Day was celebrated in private schools including in Sai Sudha English Medium High School in the pilgrim city.