Maharashtra to set up board for non-English medium schools

PTI
Friday, 5 January 2018

Speaking at a function in Sindhudurg district, Tawde said, "The government has decided to form an international education board to prepare syllabus for non-English medium schools. In the first phase, 100 selected Marathi schools will function according to the new syllabus."

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has decided to form an education board for non-English medium schools, Education Minister Vinod Tawde said today.

Speaking at a function in Sindhudurg district, Tawde said, "The government has decided to form an international education board to prepare syllabus for non-English medium schools. In the first phase, 100 selected Marathi schools will function according to the new syllabus."

Tawde also assured to look into the issue of reducing non-teaching tasks of teachers in the coming days.

The state and Union governments have been using teachers for several non-teaching tasks, including for carrying out surveys and Census from time to time apart from deploying them for election duty. 

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