Manipur CM launches innovative technology programme to boost education system
Imphal, Oct. 16 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Saturday launched STAR Education Manipur, a flagship programme initiated by the government of Manipur to transform the education system of Manipur through excellent teaching-learning process in classrooms to drive radical learning gains.
The launching was held under the aegis of the department of Education (S), government of Manipur in Imphal.
STAR Education Manipur will deploy an innovative technology and data-driven platform, coupled with high quality learning materials, effective training and ongoing coaching for teachers and school leaders, and technology-enabled support teams.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister N Biren Singh expressed that the motto of the current education system had now changed from the narrow vision of getting a government job to a broader one for creating jobs and serving the nation.
The new initiative would also assist the teachers in better ways of teaching to students. He further maintained that the state government, since its formation had been doing things differently to serve its people in a better way.
The government had earlier launched the School Fagathansi (Let’s improve schools)Mission with an aim to give renewed thrust towards the improvement of government schools both in terms of physical and manpower infrastructure, he said.
In his Presidential speech, Education minister, S Rajen Singh stated that the education system in the state had considerably improved after the successful implementation of the School Fagathansi Mission. He hoped that STAR Education Manipur programme would facilitate teachers and students in their teaching-learning process and play a key role in the all-round development of students.
During the programme, the chief minister also released a leaflet on STAR Education Manipur and handed teachers’ computer sets and school management smart phones to the director of Education (S).