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2140 students from government schools passed HSLC exam in 2020

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By Menuse-O Max Khieya Updated: Feb 18, 2021 11:54 pm
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Our Correspondent
Kohima, Feb. 18 (EMN):
A total of 2140 government high school students with a past percentage of 42% from eleven districts have been qualified in HSLC 2020 out of 4515 that appeared the examination.

The data was provided by KT Sukhalu, advisor of School Education, while replying to the starred questions raised by Chumben Murry, opposition MLA, at the ongoing 7th session of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly on Thursday in Kohima.

The enrolment number of the students in the government high schools stands at 5140 in the year. He has also furnished the total number of enrolment of students in the government high schools, figure of appeared and qualified students for the year 2016 – 2019. 

The total number of students qualified during the 2016 examination stood at 1862 with pass percentage of 28%; 1830 (31%) in 2017; 1738 (30%) in 2018 and 2057 (36%) in 2019.

In order to improve academic performance, Sukhalu stated that the department of School Education has been organising a three-month remedial teaching programme for classes 9 and 10 government school students on Science and Mathematics subjects.

“In order to monitor and supervise performance of teachers and help them to develop their potentials and performance, the department of School Education has introduced ‘The Teacher’s Diary’ in all government schools throughout the state,” he said adding, “The department of School Education and Nagaland Board of School Education have also taken the monitoring and inspection seriously where all administrative establishments and academic institutions have been under vigil observant on a close and regular basis”.

He claimed that every year, after the declaration of HSLC and HSSLC results, the department of School Education and Nagaland Board of School Education analyse the performance of students and give feedback to its schools on how to improve further.

“The feedback is given to the school to inform the subject teachers on those areas where the students could not answer or the possibility of lack of clarity of the subject concept. As such the teachers get to know the grey areas of the learning,” he added.

Sukhalu stated that under Nagaland Board of School Education, orientation programmes are held regularly for the heads of the institutions and subject teachers. He further stated that School Education has been introducing various innovative programmes at government schools such as tele/ radio online education, online school monitoring system, online teachers transfer portal, teacher’s app, Free India 4.0 Education, Dhiksha coherent access project and Gurushala teacher training programme. 

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By Menuse-O Max Khieya Updated: Feb 18, 2021 11:54:50 pm