Secretary School Education visits JKBOSE; reviews functioning of Board


JAMMU, Jan 15: Secret-ary School Education Department, B.K Singh, today took stock of the functioning of J&K Board of School Education here at its Divisional Office.
The Secretary interacted with the Officers and staff of JKBOSE to get firsthand account of various processes like admissions, examinations, evaluation and various other academic initiatives taken in order to continually upgrade the student-centred mechanisms.
He appreciated various steps taken by the Board to combat the unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19 Pandemic, especially evaluation, declaration of results and conduct of examination jointly by JKBOSE and Directorate of School Education department, which was highly appreciated by Parliame-ntary Standing Committee on Education, Women, Children, Youth and Sports.
He said that this signifies the dynamism of this organization.
He also suggested many new initiatives like providing e-copy of answer sheets to students, sharing subject wise result data to the school teachers to assess learning outcomes for better classroom transaction management, improvising question papers to minimise memorising of facts and assessing ability based skills etc.
"JKBOSE is one of the prime organisations of the country in the field of school education and has been working effectively to maintain, evaluate and upgrade the standards in consonance with the changing scenario and rising demands.
Digitisation of old records is a welcome step to facilitate easy and hassle-free verification process," he added.
Chairperson JKBOSE, Prof. Veena Pandita, while welcoming the guests, appreciated the keen interest shown by the Administrative Secretary in various endeavours of JKBOSE.
Anuradha Gupta, Director School Educa-tion, Jammu; Mohammad Younis Malik, Director School Education, Kash-mir (Online); Naseer Ahmad Wani, Additional Secretary to Govt, School Education Dept; Javid Ahmad Shagoo, Addl. Secretary to Govt. (Law) School Education Dept. and Shoket Mehmood, Jt. Director, School Educa-tion Dept., Jammu were also present on the occasion.

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