CBSE approve a feeder school in Palwal area of Haryana, which offers skill-based education directly from class IX. School’s main aim is additionally to control the dropout rate at the secondary level.
According to the school authorities, most students in state government schools dropout due to financial conditions or unable to adapt to the advanced education syllabus.
Numerous students after their primary schooling are forced to take up jobs mainly because of the financial limitations of the family. So, we want them to learn skills that will be relevant in the job market soon after they finish their basic schooling,” says Raj Nehru, Vice-chancellor, Shri Vishwakarma Skill University (SVSU), Haryana, which will host the feeder school as reported by TOI.
The feeder school will be operational from the upcoming academic session of 2019-20. “We run over numerous students who neglect to adapt up to the weight of secondary school schedule, and won’t proceed with further,” says Nehru. This year, the school will enlist students from class IX onwards and the educational programs will comprise of three skill-based subjects alongside Computer Science and a language subject. “We have distinguished 15 core skill areas, including automotive, aeronautics, healthcare, food, manufacturing, agriculture, IT, and so on., of which students can pick any three,” said Nehru
The point is to maintain a burden-free environment from various subjects that may not support students to get a job after completing class XII. “Normal visits to industries, practical session and training will be a part of the educational programs. Some applicable segments of STEM subjects will likewise be provided,” he includes.
In class XI and XII, students would have the option of specialising in one of the skill-based subjects. “After class XII, the students will have the option of finishing Bachelor of Vocation (BVoc), perceived by the UGC or go into the conventional education system, as the students will pass out with a school certificate equivalent to CBSE’s class XII.