Nagaland: SCERT conducts programme to dispel exam stress
Kohima, April 22 (EMN): To dispel examination stresses among the students, the State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT), in collaboration with the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR), organised a Pariksha Parv 4.0 in Kohima on Friday.
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has been celebrating ‘Pariksha Parv’ since 2019 and the campaign for this year began on April 11 and would culminate on May 31.
SCERT professor of counseling cell, Dr. Zavise Rume, while delivering an overview on the ‘joy of examination’ concept, stated that the idea was to make the examination more interesting and joyful to students and to ensure that students do not fail in their examinations.
‘Students should not be given too much burden but should have the opportunity to express themselves to the fullest in the examinations,’ he said.
Speaking about the subject test, he stated that teachers should know the test methodology so that they themselves enjoy in the process and do not over burdened the students. He told teachers to be more flexible by employing different method of tests.
Stating that 95% of the students are not trained on how to face or write examinations, the professor has advocated the need to teach students on how to write examinations.
“All academic examinations are not competitive in nature. It should be liberal and academic in nature,” he informed.
The secretary of State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) and joint secretary of Social Welfare, Mhathung Tsanglao, remarked that examinations have become very stressful for children. The official went on to add that the event was organised to mitigate the examination stress faced by children as most parents and teachers do not understand them.
He further urged all to advocate for children’s rights and help them to become mentally stronger and better citizens of the future.