Incomplete syllabus places lecturers in a quandary in Amritsar
Amritsar, February 13
With only a week left for the PSEB Board exams for courses V, VIII, X and XII to start, authorities college lecturers rue that 100 per cent syllabus is but to be accomplished in a number of topics. The lecturers blame the non-completion of syllabus on a disrupted educational yr because of a number of time period examinations, extra-curricular occasions organised by the Training Division and a delayed starting of the 2022-23 educational session.
“The educational session for 2022-23 began round Might 15 final yr, making it shorter than in earlier years. Furthermore, this educational yr noticed six examinations being performed, together with three bi-monthly phrases, terminal exams, September full time period and pre-boards. This compromised classroom educating as conduct of exams, analysis work and making ready outcomes consumed time. Earlier, quarterly exams have been performed after which the finals,” mentioned Ashwani Awasthi, a authorities college trainer and member of Democratic Trainer’s Entrance. Awasthi mentioned that a number of sports activities tournaments and extra-curricular actions additionally disrupted the continual circulation of classroom educating.
“Debates and sports activities tourneys have to be deliberate to facilitate classroom educating. As a substitute, there was a seminar performed on New Training Coverage (NEP) for lecturers within the district from February 7-10, which saved them away from school rooms. The PSEB Board exams start from February 20 and the Punjab State Expertise Search Examination is being performed on February 19. College students taking the check will now have much less time to organize for each,” he mentioned.
A science trainer from Authorities Senior Secondary Faculty (GSSS), Jabbowal, mentioned that the lecturers are attempting to take further courses and end the syllabus to assist the scholars of Class X and XII. “On daily basis, since February, lecturers of science and math topics are taking further courses to finish the syllabus.”
Class XII exams start on Feb 20
- The PSEB Class X exams are set to be performed from March 24 to April 20
- The board exams for Class XII college students will likely be performed from February 20 to April 20
- Authorities college lecturers rue that 100 per cent syllabus is but to be accomplished in a number of topics
- The lecturers blame the non-completion of syllabus on a disrupted educational yr because of a number of time period examinations, extra-curricular occasions organised by the Training Division