‘Commendable how teachers ensured education of students continues during Covid times’
NEW DELHI :
PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted the teaching fraternity on Teachers’ Day, and said it was commendable how teachers have innovated and ensured the education journey of students continues in COVID times. He also paid tributes to former President S Radhakrishnan on his birth anniversary which is celebrated as Teacher’s Day. “On Teachers’ Day, greetings to the entire teaching fraternity, which has always played a pivotal role in nurturing young minds,” Modi tweeted It is commendable how teachers have innovated and ensured the education journey of students continues in COVID times, he said.
“I pay my respects to Dr S Radhakrishnan on his Jayanti and recall his distinguished scholarship as well as contributions to our nation,” Modi said in another tweet. PM Modi to address ‘Shikshak Parv’ on Tuesday: PRIME Minister Narendra Modi will address the inaugural conclave of ‘Shikshak Parv’ on September 7 via video-conferencing and will also launch multiple key initiatives in the education sector.
The Prime Minister’s Office said he will launch Indian Sign Language Dictionary (audio and text embedded sign language video for the hearing impaired, in conformity with Universal Design of Learning), Talking Books (audio books for the visually impaired), School Quality Assurance and Assessment Framework of CBSE, NISHTHA teachers’ training programme for NIPUN Bharat and Vidyanjali portal (for facilitating education volunteers/ donors/ CSR contributors for school development). The theme of ‘Shikshak Parv-2021’ is ‘Quality and Sustainable Schools: Learnings from Schools in India’, it noted.