Thang union seeks mgmt. infrastructure inputs for Noklak schools
Dimapur, Aug. 12 (EMN): A students’ organisation in Noklak district has listed out a number of issues that it stated were found during a visit to schools. The matters that need redress, the Thang Students’ Union at Noklak village stated on Monday, include lack of teachers besides headmasters and assistant headmasters, and development of infrastructure such as separate toilets for boys and girls, and redressing issues of ‘punctuality of teachers.’
The Thang Students’ Union is said to have visited a number of schools in the region inspecting schools.
During the visit, the organisation said to have found a number of issues it said needs redress.
The union issued a press release to the media on Monday informing about its visit to the schools.
The Thang Students’ Union of Noklak village conducted its “second phase of school visit” in the village and Noklak town from August 1 to the 5th. The leaders of the group had ‘productive interactions’ with students and teachers about various ‘grievances’ and matters about functioning of the schools, the press release stated.
“In the course it has come to our knowledge of the various loopholes which needs urgent corrective measures,” the union stated. On a positive note, the union said the Christian high school at Noklak was ‘found to be faring quite satisfactory in academic discipline.’
‘Some of the matters needing urgent redress from the department in concern were taken note of. The government high school of Noklak village has been functioning without a headmaster and assistant headmaster for almost a year, consequently affecting the smooth functioning of the school,’ the press release stated.
Further, there is no science teacher at the government middle school at Noklak, the union stated. Similarly, the government primary school at Noklak village, which introduced class-5 this academic session in accordance with the directives of the directorate of School Education, was found to be ‘functioning despite shortage in teaching staffs due to the effort of the SMC and village council to manage two teachers in their own arrangement.’
Further, the press release stated, the students’ union “discovered the need for infrastructural upgradation (sic) in all of the government schools, separate toilets for boys and girls needs to be constructed urgently, and the regularity and punctuality of the teachers are to be strictly monitored.”
The Thang Students’ Union has expressed appreciation to the teachers and faculties of the institutions for their cooperation during the union’s visit. ‘The union further wished to look forward for the same collaborative gesture towards the uplift of the students in the days to come,’ the press release added.