reading session soon in government schools
Bangalore, July 13, 2006
With improving the
quality of education in the state being the prime objective,
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan has lunged into bettering this
aspect by introducing a reading programme in 1411 Government
schools in Bangalore.
The programme, inaugurated under the banner Karnataka
Learning Partnership (KLP), on Wednesday, is being supported
by the Akshara foundation.
Addressing media persons, Basavaraj Horatti, Minister
for Primary and secondary education on Wednesday said
that 75,000 children in nine educational blocks would
become better readers through this programme, conducted
over three months.
Stating that it was important to introduce such programmes
in educationally backward zones of the State, Minister
Basavaraj Horatti said that, KLP was part of the blue
print being prepared by the Education Department that
aims at attaining hundred percent literacy in the state
by the year 2010.
45 cards will be distributed to the students between
standards 2nd and 7th for 45 days. The cards are in
Kannada and Urdu. The reading programme will be implemented
by over 4000 government school teachers trained by Akshara
and government master resource Personnel (MRPs) and
Cluster Resource persons (CRPs).
Details of all the participating schools and programme
result is available on the website www.karnatakalearningpartnership.org